Forlì, 9th December 2010– The Ferretti Group, a world leader in designing, building and marketing of luxury motor-yachts with a unique portfolio of the most prestigious, exclusive brands in the nautical world, ranks first in the 2011 Global Order Book 2011. The 2011 Global Order Book is noted as the most thorough and accurate analysis of the global nautical industry, issued every year by authoritative international nautical magazine ‘Showboats International’, published by Boat International Media.
The rating for the Global Order Book is drawn up in the United States each year and lists all of the yachts under construction, measuring 24.38 metres (80 feet) or over, in each shipyard throughout the world as of 1st of September. Now, in its eighteenth year of publishing, it has crowned the Ferretti Group as the top producer of luxury maxi-yachts worldwide.
In particular, as of September 1st, the Group can boast an order portfolio of an impressive 76 mega-yachts, with an average length of 104 feet, split between theFerretti Yachts, Pershing, Riva, CRN and Ferretti Custom Line brands. This brings the overall size of the yachts, currently produced, to a length of 2,401 metres (7,877 feet), thereby setting the Ferretti Group in first place amongst world producers of yachts measuring over 80 feet.
Therefore, 2010 comes to a close marking a new milestone for the Ferretti Group, whose leading position is an important acknowledgement for the entire Italian nautical industry and further confirms growth of the Group after over 42 years of successful activity.
“This result shows once again how the Ferretti Group is a synonym for Italian nautical excellence throughout the world. Today, clients want absolute quality and exclusive elegance, demands which are best met by our Group’s mega-yachts,” commentedNorberto Ferretti, Ferretti Group Chairman and Founder.