Dubai, UAE, March 5, 2017: ART MARINE, the Middle East’s largest and most recognised 360° Regional Leisure Yachting Enterprise, has concluded its successful participation at the 25th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show showcasing over Dhs 100m worth of boats.
During the show, ART MARINE alongside the Ferretti Group showcased the latest in the Ferretti Yacht’s line, the new FY550 which makes its Middle Eastern debut. The new yacht will cater to the requirements of the broader clientele due to this yacht being a competitively priced, fly-bridge model with four social areas, a submersible swim platform, tender garage, bow area seating and the latest in navigation technology.
Another boat making its debut at the Dubai International Boat Show is the FSD 195 from Ferretti Security and Defence, the Ferretti Group Division fully dedicated to the Defence and Security sector. The FSD 195 has a 60ft long hull which can exceed 50 knots for more than 400 miles. Its debut at the Dubai International Boat Show follows its recent appearance at IDEX/Navdex exhibition last week in Abu Dhabi.
The Dubai International Boat Show, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, is one of the most prestigious events in the international yachting calender of which ART MARINE has been partnering and supporting for the past 12 years.
ART MARINE along with the Ferretti Group displayed the following boats at the Dubai International Boat Show:
- FSD 195
- RIVA 27’ Iseo, RIVA 33’ Aquariva Super, Riva 76’ Perseo, Riva 88’ Domino Super
- CUSTOM LINE Navetta 33
- Ferretti Yachts 550, which is the debut of the yacht at this year’s boat show at Dubai International Marine Club
- CRN, the Ferretti Group brand dedicated to custom made super and mega yachts from 40 to 90 metres is back at the show with a dedicated stand part of the SYBAss (Super Yacht Builders Association) area.
Having already successfully introduced the RIVA and CUSTOM LINE brands across the region, with numerous deliveries under their belt and a healthy order intake for 2017, ART MARINE will now look to increase its presence across the region through its Marina Management Division, which currently has 8 marinas under management with a further three marina’s coming online during 2017.
CEO of ART MARINE, Gregor Stinner said, “Bringing all of Ferretti’s brands of Yacht into our company’s portfolio couldn’t have come at a better time. The region and in particular the UAE, is emerging as the focal point of the leisure marine industry with an increasing number of Ultra High Net Worth Individuals looking to buy super yachts above 40 metres. Ferretti Group’s unrivalled reputation for producing state-of-art and luxurious yachts makes renewing this relationship an easy and mutually beneficial decision.”
Stinner went onto add, “Ferretti Group’s unrivalled reputation for producing state-of-art and luxurious yachts, in conjunction with ART MARINE’s expanding regional footprint, cements our relationship with the group which has been in place since 2013.”
Stefano De Vivo, CCO of Ferretti Group, said, “This year’s Dubai International Boat Show has been a huge success and represents an opportunity for us to meet our clients from the region as well as showcase the latest in innovation and design represented within our brands. Our relationship with ART MARINE, our dealer for UAE, Oman, Qatar, Egypt and Jordan, has proven to be a successful one and we look forward in continuing to work with one another into the future.”
ART Marine not only offers new and pre-owned yacht sales as part of the offering, but also after sales service, yacht valet, yacht management, marina management and a marine products division that carries the regional distribution of brands such as William Tenders to name a few.