The Sea has played an important part in the history of Italy. With nearly 7.500 Km of coasts, 578 of which are in Tuscany, it is inevitable that Tuscany would play a significant role in the making of yachts and sailing boats.
Tuscany is home to producers of some of the most exclusive Yachts and sailing boats produced toady and exported worldwide.
In Viareggio (where this photo was taken) you’ll find:
- Perini Navi – a world class leader in the design and production of sailing boats. In December 2008 Perini Navi announced the delivery of the 56 m ketch Silvana to her owner and the sale of a new 56 m ketch.
- Benetti Yachts – Delivering World Class Yachts from 85 feet and up since 1873. Benetti Yachts is a traditional shipyard with the right combination of skill and experience along with innovation and state of the art technology, making Benetti one of the worlds leading yacht builders.
- Cantiere Navale Arno is based in Pisa dedicated to the production of Luxury Yachts and Sailing Boats since 1935, heirs of a tradition dating back to the 1600s. The Cantiere Navale Arno is known for it’s world class production of Leopard Boats proudly produced for many Clients in Italy, Europe, United States, and Far East.