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Genoa International Boat Show: what to expect

On September 14, the press conference dedicated to the presentation of the 62nd Genoa International Boat Show, organized by the Italian Maritime Industry Association and its subsidiary I Saloni Nautici and scheduled for September 22-27, was held at Palazzo della Meridiana in the heart of the city hosting the Boat Show. Speakers included the President of the Italian Commercial Agency Carlo Maria Ferro, the President of the Port System Authority for the Western Ligurian Sea Paolo Emilio Signorini, the Secretary General of the Chamber of Commerce of Genoa Maurizio Caviglia, the President of Porto Antico di Genova SpA Mauro Ferrando, the Mayor of Genoa Marco Bucci and the President of the Liguria Region Giovanni Toti. Building on the experience of the two editions of 2020 and 2021, in stark contrast to the rest of Europe, the 62nd edition is already showing exceptional figures. “There are more than 1,000 boats present, 998 brands on display, bringing 168 world firsts,” commented Italian Maritime Industry Association President Saverio Cecchi. “The Genoa Boat Show is in constant growth, this year the exhibition spaces on the water have increased by 5.2% while the new spaces on the Levante seafront are already under construction, which will guarantee growth unwavering for the next 10 years.” According to Carlo Maria Ferro, president of the Italian trade agency, the fair focuses on the internationalization of companies. “This will be made possible by the participation of 145 foreign buyers from 19 countries and the space entirely dedicated to 10 start-ups at the forefront of sustainable innovation, a component at the service of companies and their development”, specifies Carlo Maria Ferro. “The administration of Liguria will obviously be present at the Boat Show with its stand, dedicated to the Liguria 77 promotional campaign, which focuses on the record of Blue Flags achieved again this year by Liguria and, in particular, on the stopovers and ports across the region that has won such prestigious recognition.Finally, we will also be able to enjoy a full program of events and exhibitions parallel to the event, fireworks in Piazza De Ferrari during from the opening ceremony to the “Genoa, galley of the seas” event that will expand the Genoa Boat Show, bringing it to and throughout the city”, explained Giovanni Toti, president of the Liguria Region. “With the position of undeniable authority acquired in 2020, the year in which we were the only event in Europe able to organize a show, and the global leadership of the Italian industry”, commented the CEO of I Saloni Nautici, Carla Demaria. ” Our ambition that do are to be the builders to govern the future. The new waterfront will also allow us to be more than a container. It will allow us to highlight the result of a new way of thinking about the future. That is why today we can announce the first ever World Yachting Sustainability Forum which will take place in 2023 with the presentation of the first European Yachting Sustainability Report”. The star ships of the 62nd Genoa International Boat Show will be: Mylius Yacht’s Mylius 80, with a hull length of 23.43 meters The flagship of yachts and superyachts is Sanlorenzo Yachts’ SD 118, which with its 35 .75 meters in length, is the largest hull to feature the asymmetrical tra design. For Superboats, the flagship is SNO Novamarine’s Black Shiver 160, 16.70 meters long; Among the semi-rigids, the Capelli Tempest 50 and Prince 50 from Nuova Jolly stand out, both with a total length of 15.05 meters.Credits: Genoa International Boat Show

September 16, 2022


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