Fano, 8th May 2012 –Pershing, brand of the Ferretti Group, among the leading international manufacturers of high performance open motor yacht, ranging from 15 to 35 metres, will be present at the eighth edition of the Fano Yacht Festival, which will enliven Marina dei Cesari in Fano between 10th and 13th May.

Once again the Fano Yacht Festival will host the biggest yachting brands and confirms its role as the leader boat show of the Adriatic coast. 60 exhibitors with 65 boats will be present at the 2012 edition, a strategic opportunity for Pershing to exhibit the style of its models in view of the upcoming summer season, as well as a pole of attraction for national and international visitors.

Pershing will be exhibiting at the Fano Yacht Festival, together with Stardom, the exclusive distributor for Italy, with two of the most representative models of the fleet: the Pershing 80’ with an elongated and light profile, which distinguishes itself for its layout and attention to detail, and the Pershing 50.1, the smallest of the fleet, a yacht with a captivating look, combining great design to high performance and excellent on board liveability.

The continuous development of the fleet, makes Pershing’s presence more important and significant at the boat show that is having increasing success with the operators of the nautical scene and that is establishing itself amongst the major Italian events that gathers the best exhibitors of this market.

“The Fano Yacht Festival is not to be missed – commented Nada Serafini, Brand Manager of Pershing – Besides the importance of the national event, this festival at the Marina dei Cesari showcase has special significance for the brand since it highlights the bond with the territory of origin and the harbour where all the Pershing vessels are launched”.

The Pershing models on show

Pershing 80’
Pershing 80 footer concentrates the pick of this famous shipyard’s know-how into a yacht of large dimensions. A sleek, slender profile, achieved by the fibre glass vacuum molding Scrimp System. Brilliantly ordered interior spaces, like the galley that has been separated from the saloon to offer guests even more privacy. Highly refined details exclusively crafted by Poltrona Frau, such as the seats, pilot house and the leather finishings in both the saloon and night zone. Liveability that has become contemporary luxury lifestyle in both the three and four cabin version. And naturally the best of Pershing technology, including the slideaway glass partition between the cockpit and the saloon that has been further perfected to make the layout of these environments more adaptable. Plus, an exclusive hard top, that extends and retracts completely and a spacious and highly modular sundeck area in the bows. The Pershing 80’ also offers two different engine versions. Twin 2030 mhp MTU engines combine with a new and innovative SeaRex ZF propulsion system, together with Rolla surface piercing propellers, guarantee speeds of up to 43 knots. Whereas in the second, twin 2435 mhp MTU engines drive the boat up to speeds of around 50 knots when at a third of its full load. The propulsion system is run by AUTOTRIM, an exclusive functionality that optimizes the performance and the consumptions of the boat at any speed and with any load and completely automatic. All in all, a new model where class and sporting spirit come together to enhance the pleasure of yachting.

Pershing 50.1
Contemporary reinterpretation of Pershing 50 by yacht designer Fulvio De Simoni in collaboration with AYT - Advanced Yacht Technology – and the team of architects and designers at Centro Stile of the Ferretti Group, the Pershing 50.1 is an expression of the Next Generation which, even with her decidedly sporty features, has interiors which live up to the expectations of those who already know the style and the elegance of the brand. It is no coincidence that this yacht has been the Best Selling Model of the Pershing fleet for years and continues to receive acclaim from experts in the sector. The new version combines great character with high performance and excellent on board living conditions. The below deck area is very comfortable and is exemplified by the specific attention to detail and choice of materials, such as the primary use of oak and the carpet for the flooring of the cabin and the dinette. In particular, the area occupied by the dinette features new varnished finishes which give the interiors a contemporary mark. Similarly, matt finishes have been chosen to replace the previous glossy tones in the heads. With innovative aerodynamics and an extraordinary elegance, Pershing 50.1 is the smallest model in the range with Arneson surface transmissions which, when combined with Rolla surface piercing propellers and twin 900 hp MAN diesel engines, can reach a top speed of 46 knots. Moreover, the axis line version, is certainly a competitive variation of content for this segment, and allows owners to cruise at a speed of up 37 knots. Thus, Pershing 50.1 stands out for her above average speed as well as the optimization of consumption and range. The propulsion system is run by MASTERTRIM, an exclusive functionality that optimizes the performance and the consumptions of the boat at any speed and with any load and completely automatic.