The spacious and comfort of a great Ferretti yacht ensured by an overall-length of more than 26 metres, in spite of a hull below 24 metres: this is one of the great strengths of the new Ferretti 870, presented as a worldwide preview at the 35th Festival de la Plaisance in Cannes. Available in the standard roll-bar version or with an optional hard top, depending on the owners taste, this new sports yacht has single-handedly renovated the large-yacht range of the historical Ferretti Group‘s brand. The WSB team go behind the sleek lines of this new addition to the Ferretti Flybridge range and takes a closer look.
With 80,000 m2 of exhibition space on land and in water, and more than 500 boats on display, the Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes is Europe’s leading in-water boat and yacht show and no doubt one of the world’s most prestigious. It attracts more than 54,000 visitors from the four corners of the globe, to discover close to 200 new international models, presented in their world debut. This extraordinary event is being held in Cannes and kicks off from 6th – 11th September, a favourite spot where glamour and luxury meet.
Business and Passion for the sea will be the buzz-words during the nine days of Genoa 49th International Boat Show. The Show, organised in partnership by Fiera di Genova and UCINA Confindustria Nautica, the Italian recreational boating industry professional association, is going tobe held in Genoa from the 3rd to 11 october 2009, so kicking of this weekend.
Genoa Boat show is confirming its international leadership in the boating sector and is going to play the anti-crisis role thanks to the presence of 1450 exhibitors and over 2400 boats on display.
These figures confirm the liveliness of the sector and is boosted by the recent successes of Southampton, Cannes and Monaco shows that have happened in the past month. Genoa have stated its a “must be there” show for all market players.
Over 37% of exhibitors will come from abroad, proving once more the Show’s international significance. The large number of new products on display reflects the highly innovative features of this years Show: only among boats, the number of expected new models now exceeds 550 which demonstrates the importance of Genoa for many manufacturers.
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