MARINE GROUP, goodmorning Princess
The British boatyard Princess has chosen an exclusive new dealer for Italy, Marine Group, owned by the Cesana family  by Niccolò Volpati Marine Group is the new Italian Princess dealer based in Portosole, Sanremo, and run by the Cesana family. «They appreciated the fact that we’ve been loyal to a... Read more
Absolute’s Network, the old salts 
They are all experts, and veterans. Including those who have only recently started out as dealers have a long career in the nautical world behind them  by Niccolò Volpati The figures put it beyond a doubt. The company produces 14 models, which are divided into four lines: Sport Line,... Read more
Sicmi Sea Style, where all the fun begins
Pasquale Di Napoli, CEO at Sicmi Sea Style, tells us how his dream of constructing pleasure ship from steel and aluminium became reality. He builds hulls for the leading Italian and international shipyards, supported by his team by Rebecca Gentilini «I was born surrounded by sheets of steel, but... Read more
Giovanni Tarantino, experience that makes a difference
What do you have to do to sell a boat? Giovanni Tarantino from Race Nautica, a successful dealer for Fountaine Pajot, Grand Soleil, Dufour and Sunbeam tells us how its done  by Luca Sordelli Whether its a sailing boat, or a motor boat, whether it’s for going fast or... Read more
Gulf Craft, change at the helm: Gregory Yeakle on his way
Gregory Yeakle is the new Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Craft. He succeeds Erwin Bamps who held the position for the past 4 years and has now moved on to a new role as advisor to the board for international matters. Before joining Gulf Craft, Gregory Yeakle was the... Read more
Italo Svevo? Writer, but also producer of antifouling…
As well as being a famous writer, Italo Svevo was also a company director. Part of the success of Veneziani’s antifouling products is down to him  by Niccolò Volpati Let’s start from the end. The First World War is over and Italo Svevo can now devote himself fully to... Read more
Increasingly Blue Service
Hanse has called upon the Cesana family and his Blue Service to relaunch its motorboat brands, Sealine and Fjord, in Italy by Niccolò Volpati «Our history is linked to English shipyards», says Piero Cesana. And it is a story that goes back 40 years, during which the entire family... Read more
CANTIERI NAVALI DI SESTRI, MY AFRICA
A very special refurbishment by Cantieri Navali di Sestri on an all-teak 1930s yacht. The refit served to protect Over The Rainbow from the particular climate conditions of the equator. Its new destination is Tanzania by Niccolò Volpati, photo by Andrea Muscatello When Judy Garland sang “Somewhere over the... Read more
Rosetti Superyachts, a really big challenge
Rosetti Superyachts, led by Fulvio Dodich, presents a series of projects for boats of 45 to 85 metres in length. The first of these is an 85-metre supply vessel displacing 2,200 gt, with MTU main engines and a Rolls Royce drive system  by Francesco Michienzi, photo by Andrea Bernabini In... Read more
Floating Life, sharing luxury
Andrea Pezzini and Barbara Tambani are the heart and soul, and also the brainpower, behind Floating Life, a company that specialises in managing mega yachts using an intelligent and innovative formula  by Niccolò Volpati The bodywork of one of the first models of car sharing vehicles found in cities... Read more