Singer Lionel Ritchie headlined a stunning event where the Ferretti Group presented 6 premieres debuting at the Cannes Yachting Festival.
The selected audience of the evening were enchanted by the extraordinary location of Monte Carlo, with a view on the fleet of over 25 yachts
representing all the brands of the Group. The fleet included models from Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Riva, Itama, Custom Line and Wally.
“Lionel Richie’s career is sprinkled with many incredible songs, listening to them and dancing one after the other moved us and our guests,” said Ferretti Group CEO Alberto Galassi. “It’s the best start to the boating season ahead of us: our resounding boats are about to be presented at the most important boat shows also this year, we’ll be able to win the hearts and minds of shipowners and enthusiasts of beauty”.
Lionel Richie played one after another all his greatest hits, captivating the audience: from “Easy” to the timeless “Say you say me”, winner of an Oscar and a Golden Globe as best original song, from “Hello” to “Truly”, just to mention a few of them.
In the Yacht Club marina the 6 world premieres have been shining in the fleet of Ferretti Group: the Riva Dolceriva, the Custom Line 106′, the new Ferretti Yachts 720, the last fantastic Riva 90′ Argo flybridge, the luxury sports yacht Pershing 8X and the 48 Wallytender with its iconic design.
The boats are available for exclusive visits and sea trials, and ready to sail during the 42nd edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival from September 10 to September 15, 2019.
Alongside Ferretti Group on this special occasion: Jaguar Land Rover, automotive partner for Private Preview, which will exhibit some of its magnificent models; Frette, Redaelli and Gentili Mosconi, that provide the furniture of Custom Line and Ferretti Yachts models; Pinetti for the supply of exclusive interior furnishings; and Roda, official elegant outdoor furniture supplier.
“We really showed tonight that Monaco is establishing itself as world capital of yachting.
It was a great pleasure for our president HSH Prince Albert II to host Tan Xuguang, president of the Weichai Group, and an audience of international personalities.
All the most passionate boating enthusiasts were here this evening to celebrate the opening of the season’s big meetings, on the eve of the Cannes Yachting Festival, Monaco Classic Week and the Monaco Yacht Show”, said Bernard d’Alessandri, General Secretary of the Yacht Club of Monaco.