The Ferretti Group, a world leader in designing, building and marketing luxury motoryachts with a unique portfolio of the most prestigious and exclusive brands in the nautical world, is presenting the 60m superyacht BLUE EYES as well as an impressive 4 world previews and 6 Italian previews, part of a large fleet of 25 yachts, at the 50th International Boat Show in Genoa to be held from October 2nd to 10th 2010.
This year too, the Ferretti Group confirms its huge commitment to quality, elegance and technological innovation, fundamental values which show both its ability to best respond to the demands of a continuously changing nautical market and to having interpreted and satisfied the demands and needs of an increasingly better prepared, more demanding clientele for over 42 years.
The Ferretti Group is presenting the following models in a unique stand in the ‘Piazzale Marina 1 scoperto’ area world previews: Ferretti 500 and Ferretti 620, Pershing 58’ and Pershing 92’;
Italian previews: Ferretti 800, Pershing 50.1, Dolphin 74’ Cruiser produced by Mochi Craft, Aquariva Gucci by Riva, Navetta 26 Crescendo by Ferretti Custom Line and CRN’s 60 metre superyacht ‘Blue Eyes’.
In particular, This year the Ferretti Group will display CRN 60 metre ‘Blue Eyes’, the largest motoryacht on display at the boat show this year. Previously called Hull no. 126, mega yacht BLUE EYES is a unique yacht of the Ferretti Group brand, built in steel and aluminium, characterised by an extended, sleek profile, with a blue hull, impressive size and large spaces stretching out over the sea.
Motor yacht BLUE EYES is a product of the collaboration between the CRN and the Zuccon International Project who worked on the exterior and Studio Fabrizio Smania Spa who was responsible for the design of her interior. The CRN 60m “Blue Eyes can accommodate up to 12 guests with 14 crew.
The stern hatch on the lower deck of motor yacht BLUE EYES transforms into a large beach close to the sea, equipped with comfortable sun beds and used as a solarium. At the back is a spacious area, guests are able to relax in the shade. A distinctive feature of the superyacht BLUE EYES is the balcony in the owner’s suite, which is a platform that overlooks the sea, thanks to the hatch that folds at 90 degrees forming a balcony. This new feature of the CRN megayacht, is among the most requested items of customization requested by owners.
The engine of motor yacht BLUE EYES includes 2 Caterpillar 3512B to navigate the vessel at a cruising speed of 14 knots.
The following models will also be on display at the boat show: Dolphin 44’, sun top version of Dolphin 54’, Dolphin 64’ Fly and Long Range 23 produced by Mochi Craft; Ferretti 530, Ferretti 570 and Ferretti 830; Pershing 64’, Rivarama, Rivale, 56’ SportRiva and 68’ Ego Super produced by Riva; and Itama Forty, Fifty and FiftyFive.
As further proof of its wish to liaise closely with Clients and prospective clients, the Ferretti Group is launching easea>trial actually to coincide with the Genoa boat show. This new event offers clients and prospective clients the chance to visit and test the large fleet of yachts designed and built by the Group’s prestigious brands at the La Spezia shipyard, in order to try out the excellence and quality of Ferretti Group yachts firsthand. The easea>trial event will also be held from Thursday, 21st to Sunday, 24th October.
With Easea>trial, the Ferretti Group once again demonstrates its huge wish to offer Clients, dealers and prospective clients a privileged way of experiencing both the sea and the extraordinary quality of its yachts. This new event further enriches and adds to the many other hugely successful events launched over the past few months. These include Easea>show, the permanent, personalised display of the Group’s most important yachts at the Marina Nuova di Cattolica, something which had never before been organised on the world nautical scene; Easea>tour, an exciting travelling cruise on board three Ferretti Group fleet “jewels”; and the new technical assistance telephone number, which operates 24/7, enabling the Group’s staff to solve any problems of a technical nature its Clients may have.
“The Genoa Boat Show represents the beginning of a journey which has taken our Group to the very heights of the nautical world during over 42 years of activity. Hence, it is always an emotional experience for me to return here,” declared Norberto Ferretti, Ferretti Group Chairman and Founder. “With the aim of presenting the huge public which has always characterised this boat show with a highly customised, tailor-made service regards our Clients’ demands, we have decided to take yet another step forward by launching easea>trial, actually over the next few days. This event is one of the results of the commitment and innovative spirit of our Group, which stands out for its creativeness, technology and enormous passion for boating”.
“The Ferretti Group’s participation at the International Boat Show in Genoa with an impressive 4 world and 6 Italian previews once again proves its extraordinary dynamism” commented Salvatore Basile, Ferretti Group CEO. “From the business point of view, we are satisfied with the positive results announced in Cannes, which have enabled us to achieve all the aims set when drawing up the budget. Moreover, by 2013, we plan to launch 33 new models, 14 of which between spring and the 2011 Genoa Boat Show”.“We are incredibly proud to be in Genoa with the flagship of the boat show, CRN 60m ‘Blue Eyes’, after having presented the 72m ‘Azteca’ in Monte Carlo,” commented Lamberto Tacoli, Ferretti Group Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. “Blue Eyes’, together with the 25 boats on display, is a huge success for the Ferretti Group as a whole, which stands out once again on the world nautical panorama for its excellent quality and cutting-edge technology, confirming our strategy to concentrate on the very highest standards of production and the most ambitious aims in terms of performance.”