BY APB Staff on 26 Feb 2019

The Italian group’s Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Itama and Riva brands will be exclusively represented by Ocean 360, which will also be an authorised dealer for Custom Line, in the UAE, Oman and Egypt

Ferretti Group, a leading leisure yacht manufacturer, will take part in the 27th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show from (Feb 26 – Mar 2) with a fleet of four yachts, where it will announce its new partnership with Ocean 360, the region’s newest leisure yachting enterprise, covering the territories of the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Egypt.

The strategic move will strengthen the Italian yachts producer’s position in the Middle East, by extending the customer’s experience of the luxury brand beyond just yachts, by integrating high-end services that cover all needs related to a lifestyle of indulgence at sea. Ocean 360 is the right partner to achieve this, as it is to become the region’s largest comprehensive leisure yachting enterprise and marina management venture.

Ferretti Group Appoints Ocean 360 As Dealer In The Middle East
(Photo: Ferretti Group – Riva 100′ Corsaro at DIBS)

“Ocean 360 the ideal partner for us, as it lives up to our vision and our standards that position us firmly at the top of the luxury yachting industry. Moreover, it is well rooted in the Middle East, which is of fundamental importance for our international expansion. We are sure with Ocean 360’s solidity and authority, we will be represented at our best in the UAE, Oman and Egypt countries where an ever-growing array of shipowners and enthusiasts show interest and enthusiasm for our boats and our ‘Made in Italy’ quality.”

“Thanks to this agreement, Ferretti Group further strengthens its selected distribution network, made up of over 60 international dealers, which guarantees its customers the highest levels of assistance in over 80 countries”, states Alberto Galassi, CEO of Ferretti Group. “At the Dubai Boat Show, also to celebrate the partnership with Ocean 360, we will showcase some of the most prestigious yachts of our range, including one “Middle East Premiere”, the performance yacht Pershing 82, alongside Ferretti Yachts 550, Riva 100’ Corsaro and Pershing 70”.

Grehor Stinner, CEO of Ocean 360, comments: “We look forward to a successful partnership with Ferretti Group and our joint pursual of excellence and thr highest standards for our esteemed clientele. Dubai has established itself as a world-reknowned and regionally-leading leisure yachting destination, allowing for an unmatched yachting lifestyle which is enjoyed by all nationalities here in the UAE, with many new buyers entering the market. Dubai’s economy is only set to expand, and we look forward to a long and sustainable growth – delivering ultimate customer satisfaction through a comprehensive service, and building a legacy propelled by a dedicated and committed team who are all “passionate at sea”.

Stinner continues, “Ocean 360 is excited to exclusively carry Ferretti Group’s famous Italian brands Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Itama and the iconic Riva – a name in the yachting industry that has a heritage of over 175 years and is known for its “La Dolce Vita lifestyle” – reserved for the most discerning clientele, celebrities and royalty. Ocean 360 will enrich the premium experience of owning one of these yachts by providing premium services for yacht logistics, aftersales, restoration, valet services and management.”