Charter Yacht Brands to Know: Ferretti
One of the most well-known Italian luxury brands – alongside Ferrari and fashion icon Versace – Ferretti was founded in 1968 by brothers Alessandro and Norberto Ferretti, both with an abiding passion for the sea. Popular luxury motor yachts they are available for charter globally for your next vacation.
At first, they sold other manufacturers' boats, before growing their interests into a modest shipyard and launching their own brand with their first model, a 10m motorsailer in 1971. Craving more space and speed, the brothers shifted their focus to building motor yachts. The first Ferretti motor-yacht debuted in 1982, cementing the company's transition into a full-time producer of sport fishing yachts.
In the 1990s, Ferretti invested heavily in new materials and technologies, showing their prowess in competing in Offshore racing. The team won several World Offshore Championships, and Ferretti builders were quick to apply the technological advancements of their winning vessels to the production lines of their motor yachts.
1996 saw the foundation of Ferretti Custom Line, moving Ferretti into the production of fiberglass flybridge yachts 28 to 40 metres in length. That decade the Ferretti Group emerged as one of the top players in both the international market and the sport fisherman craft segment.
Ferretti expanded through making numerous acquisitions, including of Cantieri Navali dell'Adriatico, or CAN, in 1998, CRN in 1999, Riva in 2000, Cantiere Navale Mario Morini in 2002, Itama in 2004 and Allied Marine in 2008.
The Ferretti Yachts division was officially set up in 2002, as a designer, producer, and marketer of 47 to 88 foot fiberglass flybridge yachts.
Ferretti was acquired by the Chinese multinational heavy machinery and automotive manufacturing company Weichai Group in 2012, boosting its capital whilst retaining its fundamental "Made in Italy" credentials, ethos and pride in all facets of workmanship.
Today, the Ferretti Group maintains an active presence at the international level in Europe, USA and America, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
Available for charter in every cruising ground of the world, Ferretti superyachts are popular for their size and spacious layouts, luxurious amenities and facilities such as on-deck jacuzzi, gym, large entertaining areas and in some cases dedicated spa for health and well-being, as well as timeless Italian-design and styling, performance and head-turning good looks.
In the tropical Pacific, 78ft (24.8m) Ferretti-built IROUE is laden with family-friendly features and one of the only yachts available for luxury charter vacation in New Calédonia and Vanuatu.
In the Greek Islands and Mediterranean, 83ft (25.3m) Ferretti 830 motor yacht JULIE M is an impeccably maintained luxury charter yacht which is renowned for offering the top charter experience in the Mediterranean and Greek Islands. Luxury Charter Group Team voted JULIE M amongst the best in her class at the Greek Charter Show in 2018.
As lovely as the picturesque Amalfi coastline, ANNE MARIE is an impressive 97ft (29.6m) Ferretti Custom Line motor yacht boasting multiple spaces for dining alfresco, formal entertaining, relaxing and enjoying the passing panoramas of the Italian Riviera in absolute style.
SEA DOG is a superb Ferretti Open 80, at 80ft (24.38m) equipped with an expansive sundeck welcoming the sunshine and inviting socialising.
An all-round entertainer for families and groups in the Greek Islands and Mediterranean SEA DOG is as nimble and suited to charter as her name suggests.
Another excellent choice for charter in the Greek Islands, luxury charter yacht AMOR is a sensational 77ft (23.5m) Ferretti 77 motor yacht with the features of a much larger vessel, including large sundeck, spacious saloon and aft deck for dining alfresco.
For further details on these fabulous Ferretti motor yachts and others available for charter please contact the luxury crewed yacht specialists at Luxury Charter Group.
Disclaimer: The information about luxury yachts displayed on this page is merely informational and these yachts are not necessarily available for yacht charter or for sale, nor are they represented or marketed in anyway by Luxury Charter Group. This web page and the superyacht information contained herein is not contractual. All yacht specifications and information is displayed in good faith but Luxury Charter Group does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the current accuracy, completeness, validity, or usefulness of any superyacht information and/or images displayed. All boat information is subject to change without prior notice and may not be current.
Related Blog Posts
Looking for a luxury motor yacht to charter this summer in the Mediterranean then one of these sensational Sunseekers is a great choice. They are exceptionally popular charter vessels for their sleek profile and high performance. Their stylish design and luxurious features offer outstanding thrill and comfort to their fortunate charter guests. Learn more...
The 6th Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) will be held in Nafplion, Greece. This year the show has been extended to five days, 4 to 8 May, and once again the Luxury Charter Group team will be there inspecting the huge range of luxury charter yachts on display there. Learn more...
Charter yacht professionals, including the Luxury Charter Group team had the opportunity to inspect a sample of superlative superyachts available for charter in the Mediterranean at the Open Days in Nice, hosted by the European Committee for Professional Yachting (ECPY), an organisation focused on stimulating the growth of the yachting industry. Learn more...
OneOcean Port Vell, Barcelona will once again welcome the world’s leading charter professionals and a stellar selection of charter superyachts and their crews for the 2019 MYBA Charter Show and the Luxury Charter Group team will be once again there inspecting the yachts and meeting their Captains and crews. Learn more...