FERRETTI YACHTS CELEBRATING THEIR 50th ANNIVERSARY IN VENICE

Great expectations for the debut of the new flybridge Ferretti Yachts 670 at the Arsenale

Venice, June 20th 2018 ??" Ferretti Group has chosen Venice as the venue for the 50th anniversary of Ferretti Yachts, which took place between Piazza San Marco and the Arsenale from June 22nd to 24th 2018.

 

Celebrations started with a gala dinner at Palazzo Ducale, in front of the evocative "Paradise" of Tintoretto, the largest canvas in the world, and the magnificent "Triumph of Venice crowned by the victory" of Veronese. From the ogival windows of Palazzo Ducale, exceptionally donated for the occasion by the generosity of the City of Venice, guests will attend a parade of the entire Ferretti Yachts fleet that will sail the waters of the San Marco basin in front of the most famous square in the world. At 7,45pm, thanks to the extraordinary participation of Italian Air Force, the Pattuglia Acrobatica Nazionale, Frecce Tricolori, flew over the city and Piazza San Marco. The sky of Venice was colored by the tricolor in the anniversary of the "Battle of the Solstice", when exactly 100 years ago, in June 1918, the Italian Army heroically resisted the last Austro-Hungarian offensive and during which Major Francesco Baracca, “Asso degli Assi” of the Italian Aviation lost his life.

 

Thanks to the availability of the Navy, the Venice Arsenal was exceptionally open to the City and 11 wonderful yachts from 45 to 96 feet, including the new world premiere Ferretti Yachts 670, were moored within the Darsena Nuovissima.

The Venice Arsenal also played host to the second evening of the 50th anniversary: on Saturday, June 23rd, where guests attended a dinner made by Cipriani, myth of Venetian fine dining in the world, and the concert of a great Italian artist.