Forlì, 21st March 2011 – Once again captains of yachts and ships of Ferretti Group, a world leader in designing, building and marketing luxury motoryachts with a unique portfolio of the most prestigious and exclusive brands in the nautical world, were protagonists at “Convergence”. This professional master features training and refresher courses, and was held from 15th to 18th March at the Kempinski Palace Hotel in Portoroz, Slovenia.
Now at its seventh edition, “Convergence” welcomed 130 participants from all over the world.. The meeting comprises an intense schedule of both classroom sessions and outdoor activities, and participants take part in refresher courses organised in collaboration with Ferretti Group Sales, After Sales and Communication Divisions, as well as its Product Development Division, one of the most advanced naval research and design centres in the world.
Technical seminars were held by a number of speakers from the Group’s most important technological partners, amongst which MTU, ZF, Besenzoni, Condaria, Gianneschi, Idromar, Naviop, Rina, Rolla and Videoworks; companies which have always worked with the Product Development Division, and especially with AYT (Advanced Yacht Technology), to further and consistently innovate Ferretti Group yachts.
Other seminars pertaining specifically to the role of the captains and their professional sphere regarding international rules, certifications and class for pleasure yachts, professional maritime qualifications, fuelling for private yachts and cruising suggestions in the Croatian area were also held during this four-day meeting.
During the sessions, Group technicians and engineers, together with the lecturers, made an in-depth study of the main issues connected to the daily management of motoryachts.
Expressly requested by the captains, one-to-one meetings were also held in dedicated areas with the managers of the After Sales & Service Division.
To complete the technical activities, the captains were involved in exciting team challenges, making the climate of positive collaboration even stronger and also an important moment to meet and spend time with Ferretti Group.