Ferretti Group continues to triumphantly ride the wave of cutting-edge nautical innovation, lining up a fleet of six fabulous yachts in Düsseldorf. There will be two premieres: Riva Dolceriva, making its debut on the German market, and a world premiere, a Pershing Generation X model in the 50-to-70 feet segment.
BOOT, to be held from 18-26 January, is the ideal stage for presenting a preview of the latest news and flagship products of the new nautical season thanks to the significant number of exhibitors: over 1,800 will be in attendance hailing from more than 60 countries.
The two premières will be accompanied by a number of the Group’s hugely successful models:
• Ferretti Yachts 670 and Ferretti Yachts 780
• Riva 90’ Argo
• 48’ Wallytender
As always, the new projects will be presented during the inaugural press conference, featuring those from Riva, Pershing, and Ferretti Yachts, in addition to the ones already announced in the last few months, including the long-awaited TØ project. Pershing’s new range redefines the boundaries of the 25-to-40-metres market segment, revolutionising the concept of sports yachting and setting game-changing standards of yachting pleasure, with strong points like high technology, unrivalled performance and the unique style created by Fulvio De Simoni.
Born of the collaboration between Officina Italiana Design, the firm headed by Mauro Micheli and Sergio Beretta that has designed the entire Riva fleet for over 25 years, and the Ferretti Group’s Engineering Department and Product Strategy Committee, Dolceriva is 14.92 metres (48 ft) long with a full beam of 4.26 metres (14 ft). The objective is to challenge the market segment with a series of unprecedented features: a brand new exterior design developed by Officina Italiana Design which ushers in a new style philosophy for all Riva models; a perfectly optimised use of all the onboard spaces; and an exciting array of details that pay homage to the brand’s incomparable heritage.
Resulting from the collaboration between the Fulvio De Simoni’s design studio, the Ferretti Group Product Strategy Committee, led by engineer Piero Ferrari, and the Group’s Engineering Department, the new star of Generation X expands the brand’s current range, entering the over 20 metres market segment with a competitive product that embodies a genuine evolution from the point of view of style and functionality as well as performance. Carbon fibre, the primary construction material, was the inspiration for the concept of a design focused on greater weight reduction, also by means of various construction solutions. The design of the sleek, sporty exterior adds considerable aesthetic innovation to the quintessential Pershing style.
In addition, the first unit introduces a new colour for the hull and superstructure. The storage areas and space have been increased without any compromises in terms of performance or the inclusion of high-tech features. This Pershing will easily attain a top speed of 50 knots (preliminary data) in absolute comfort and complete safety, a testament to the sporting vocation of Generation X.
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