Forlì, 14th January 2011– The 8th Phuket International Boat Show, the largest Thai boat show and one of the most important appointments for the Asian nautical market, came to a close on Sunday. The Ferretti Group, a world leader in designing, building and marketing luxury motoryachts with a unique portfolio of the most prestigious, most exclusive brands in the nautical world, took part this year through its historical dealer Lee Marine.
The Group displayed two of the jewels from its fleet, Ferretti 881 RPH and Pershing 80’, in the water at a highly prestigious stand, one of the largest at the Royal Phuket Marina. The many visitors to the boat show were able to test the yachts actually in the sea, experiencing the well-known Ferretti Group excellence first hand.
Giuseppe Zecchin, Asia Pacific Area Manager, commented “We’re very proud to have taken part at this year’s event, as this is an important showcase for the entire south-east Asian area. Asia is one of the regions with the highest growth rate for luxury yachts, and the Phuket International Boat Show has provided us with further opportunity for international meetings and exchange. This is stimulated by the strength of our brands, which are able to best respond to the requests of an increasingly more demanding clientele.”
Moreover, the boath show provided an opportunity to announce the appointment of Lee Marine as the Ferretti Group’s exclusive dealer for Thailand for Riva as well. This announcement was made in virtue of the great commitment, high quality after sales services offered and success Lee Marine has already achieved with the Ferretti Yachts and Pershing brands during the more than 10 years association with the Ferretti Group.
Paola Procopio, Riva Brand Manager, commented: “This area has confirmed itself as a reference point for our sector, as it represents one of the most privileged destinations for our international Clients, who choose it for the climate, the sea and the excellent quality of its infrastructures. For this reason, we are very pleased to be strengthening our working relationship with Lee Marine and enter this market also with the prestigious Riva brand.”