Honouring Fabio Perini, the editorial by Franco Michienzi – July 2018
Following a six-year investigation, the founder of Perini Navi has been cleared of all charges, because there was no case to answer. But he will not receive any compensation for the serious damage to his reputation and image  by Francesco Michienzi The news of Fabio Perini’s acquittal passed almost unnoticed.... Read more
Individualism and local rivarly
We are still at year zero when it comes to our political class’s focus on the yachting industry. The Region of Tuscany heads the field in terms of failing to provide an adequate response  by Francesco Michienzi Individualism and personalism are the collective dimension of sociality. Socialising in person... Read more
A wortwhile history, the editorial by Franco Michienzi – May 2018
How should we react to bankrupt firms and brands that return to the market with all the levity of a new enterprise, while still laying claim to their history? by Franco Michienzi When a firm buys a brand from another firm that has gone bust or from a judicial... Read more
Monotony, the editorial by Franco Michienzi – April 2018      
A boat is the perfect way to overcome this human state of mind, but it has to meet some very specific requirements by Francesco Michienzi “What sort of men prefer the monotony of the sea? Those, I think, who have looked so long and deeply into the complexities of... Read more
There’s a Wally in all of us… the editorial by Franco Michienzi – March 2018
Luca Bassani has inspired dozens of designers, who all draw liberally from his philosophy. The Fjord and Pardo saga… by Francesco Michienzi There’s a Wally in all of us. It’s a phrase that fits our industry to a T. One story that has caused widespread astonishment is the saga... Read more
A qualitative leap, the editorial by Franco Michienzi – February 2018
 We need a certification mark for business quality, not just from an industrial point of view, but also in terms of ethics and values by Francesco Michienzi The approval of the new Nautical Code was an important step towards better organisation in the sector. However, as we saw with... Read more
New Nautical Code approved…the editorial by Franco Michienzi – January 2018

The wording of the new Nautical Code has received definitive approval thanks to the efforts of the chair of UCINA, Carla Demaria, and her team

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Ciao Bella, the editorial by Franco Michienzi – December 2017

Paola Galeazzi bequeaths us a wonderful set of values that should guide our work on a daily basis

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IT’S ALL FREUD’S FAULT… the editorial by Franco Michienzi November 2017

Sometimes reality is tougher than dreams. Fantastic ideas get caught up in a web of thousands of questions that don’t always have logical answers

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Crushed by envy… the editorial by Franco Michienzi – October 2017

This hateful sentiment has even taken possession of some people working in the yachting sector. Let’s change tack!

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