Ancona, 9th May 2012 – Ferretti Custom Line, brand of the Ferretti Group operating within the production of fibreglass maxi yachts ranging from 26 to 38 metres, announces the launching of its flagship Custom Line 124’, a 38 metres long vessel belonging to the planning category. This is the third model of a series of 124 inch boats. In the presence of the ship owner’s family and the top management, the launching ceremony, strictly organized in private, was held at the shipyard of the Group in Ancona with a traditional baptism during which a bottle of champagne was shattered on the keel. This is the third launching in 2012 for Custom Line. Besides Custom Line 124’, this year has seen the launching of Custom Line 112’ Next on 21st March, and that of the Navetta 26 Crescendo was held the day before that of the 124’: a very significant opening of the boating season for the Shipyard of Ancona.

The Ferretti Custom Line 124’, which is 37,80 metres long and 7,35 metres wide, is the biggest vessel ever manufactured by the Ferretti Custom Line. The new flagship of the planing line, developed by Studio Zuccon International Project, the AYT - Advanced Yacht Technology, the naval research and design centre of the Ferretti Group and the team of architects and designers of the Centro Stile of the Ferretti Group, who worked in close collaboration. Ferretti Custom Line 124’ combines the experience in design and manufacturing, owned by shipyard, together with a look towards the future and it brings elegance, performance and highly innovative solutions harmoniously together on vessels of this size.

On the outside, the 124’ features elegant lines, wide open spaces and large windows forming an exclusive terrace overlooking the sea. Inside, prestigious materials combine to form a customized mix based on the ship owners’ desires: a villa overlooking the sea with a master suite on the main deck and 4 guest cabins. In addition, the 124’ is equipped with latest domotics and entertainment systems, guaranteeing a unique experience on board. It’s performance, provided by two MTU motors of 3510 mhp which allow it to reach a maximum speed of 27 knots, is of absolute value. Not least, the latest solutions were used for on board comfort and the safety, for example the Furla.Net monitoring and boat control and the four Mitsubishi ARG stabilizers (Anti Rolling Gyro), which are exclusively installed on many of the Ferretti Group boats on the international market and which are capable of reducing the rolling of a vessel by 50%.

Lamberto Tacoli, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer of the Ferretti Group, commented, “I am always touched by the launching of the flagship of the Custom Line. 124’ is the top of the range for the Shipyard: a product of excellence in which innovation, personalization and technology are the key elements of this model but also of the entire Ferretti Custom Line brand”.

Karin Paggi, Brand Manager of the Ferretti Custom Line commented, “Custom Line 124’ is the top of the range for the brand, a product of excellence in which innovation and customization are the key elements of this model and the entire range. The flagship perfectly combines design, performance and comfort, offering ship owner absolute excellence in terms of elegance, performance and customization”.