Azimut | Benetti Welcomes 700 At Yachting Gala
Published: Tuesday, 07 July 2015
The Azimut | Benetti Group 2015 Yachting Gala was held in Portofino, Italy, June 27-28.
The eighth annual event welcomed more than 700 international clients. Guests spent two days in the Portofino Marina and Paraggi Bay viewing the best of the nautical world and sampling Italian luxury brands, Damiani and Maserati.
The weekend opened with sea trials allowing guests to enjoy the Azimut and Benetti range before the official launch in September. A Maison Damiani jewelry showcase accompanied the presentation of the new Azimut Magellano 66.
(Azimut Magellano 66)
In the evening, Paraggi beach was transformed into the Azimut Beach Club. Music, a yacht parade, a laser show and a beach bonfire followed dinner.
Sunday was dedicated to the latest yacht news along with fresh opportunities to test other types of engines: those fitted to Maserati.
Sponsors of the Yachting Gala included Volvo Penta and Cummins, along with Pernod Ricard and Villeroy & Boch.