- 19 July 2022
We saw the megayacht, Stardust in Portofino, a 62.5-metre pleasure yacht built by the Dutch shipyard, Amels
- 18 July 2022
Delivered on 7 July in the Tuscan port, the latest vessel by The Italian Sea Group’s brand: it will début this summer in the Mediterranean
The megayacht Grace, with its 81.2 metres in length, has docked under the Lanterna. Here is the moment of its arrival
He is the only Italian sailor to participate in the World Tour, the Olympics, the Louis Vuitton Cup and the final of the America’s Cup and other major events of international calibre.
The chief executive officer of Fratelli Razeto e Casareto, a company manufacturing locks, handles, and other accessories for boats and vessels, shares his ties to the sea and his work with Icomia, an international association for the nautical industry.
Agostino Sommariva has a full list of wins and titles earned while sailing. Today he makes extra virgin olive oil, continuing his family’s traditional business.
The architect, Aldo Cichero, has designed over 350 yachts working with some of the most important Italian and foreign shipyards. He began working at a very young age with the shipyard, Baglietto, in Varazze and is now working on a sailing system to combine together with motor navigation.
The architect Fulvio De Simoni is one of the most famous pleasure boat designers in business today. His anti-conformist behaviour is clearly reflected in his designs.
General Manager of Ucina Confindustria Nautica, Marina Stella shares with us her role in the trade association and explains the missing ingredients for an even more competitive Italian nautical industry
Freelance journalist since 1972, with his over 6 thousand published articles and over a hundred covers for dozens of titles in Italy and the world (including ours), he remembers and honours the fathers of diving, many of whom are not known to most people.
Michele and Andrea Balistreri, father and son, are two master craftsmen from La Spezia. They are two of the last artisans building boats for the Palio del Golfo and who still do caulking
Ugo Salerno is the president of Rina Spa. His whole life has been tied to the sea. Since he was a child he had a view over the Gulf of Naples, and then Genoa and his participation in a number of success stories.
Olivia Lotti is the president for Porto Lotti, an exclusive tourist marina in the Far East of Liguria. She also created Tenuta La Ghiaia, where nature, cooking and wines come together in an oasis of beauty
The name of the architect, Emanuela Baglietto, is tied to an icon of excellence in Italian boating. Today, she works with the studio of Renzo Piano working on buildings, often overlooking the sea, with the same values transmitted from her family of shipbuilders.
The well-known meteorologist from Sanremo, specialised in the weather forecast regarding the sea, tells us how his passion for meteorology began. In nearly 40 years, he has not made any resounding errors
A man of finance, promoter of sailing among young people, so much so that he founded the Sail Training Association and organises regattas and gatherings, Giovanni Novi talks about his relationship with the sea and with sailing, on board the Chaplin, the family yacht donated to the Navy.
Gianfranco Campolucci has always had a passion for speed and racing. First on motorcycles, then on boats. Throughout his life he has always raised the bar on his personal success, transforming his work in motorboats into a competitive passion.
Davide Besana, journalist, writer, cartoonist and illustrator, but first and foremost, sailor, shares with us how he brought boating and drawing together and his relationship with the sea
The need to find insurance cover that is complementary to “traditional” policies is certainly one of the most highly felt needs in the nautical industry. With this special article we talk about legal protection, trying to highlight the advantages, limits and opportunities.
Which cases does insurance cover? And what is nautical error? The details below should help.
What happens when your vessel is lost or is no longer suitable for navigation? What can a policy holder do to receive their settlement and compensation? This is what the Italian Code of Navigation has to say
The fifth SW96 by Southern Wind is under construction, the sailing yacht for both competition and cruising
- 20 July 2022
A successful model in the wake of the performance of the previous SW96, #5 will hit the water at the end of 2023
- 6 June 2022
Coming from a partnership between two important businesses in the boating and sports car industries, Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63 is one of a kind
6 June sees the opening of “Tigullio Design District”. The organisers talk to DN: this is the new “glocal” event dedicated to design
- 30 May 2022
The 6 to 12 June sees the first online edition: interview with the promoter, who, through local experience and a global vision are promoting the design culture of a precious area
Mega yachts by definition, are vessels longer than 24 metres, they are considered marvels sailing our seas: there is no-one who doesn’t stop to look at them when they see one at anchor in the harbour. Obviously owned by multi-millionaires, they are often offered for charter. Mega yachts have a professional crew on board and are managed by Captains who also take on the role of manager, and do it professionally, as if they were managing a company.
Liguria is lucky enough to host many mega yachts every year: just passing through or visiting our coast, docked in our marinas, or even just for ordinary or extraordinary maintenance thanks to the excellence of our shipyards. We cannot forget to mention our construction shipyards in this section, who build mega yachts here in Liguria: Sanlorenzo, Amer Yachts, Baglietto, Tankoa, Riva just to name a few.