“Convergence” 2018 Technical and Expertise training for Ferretti Group´s yacht captains and chief engineers

Ferretti Group inaugurates the 2018 edition of “Convergence”, the exclusive training event reserved for Group’s yacht captains and chief engineers

Dubai, 1 March 2018 – From March 3rd – 6th, the beautiful Dubai will host “Convergence”, the traditional training and refresher event that Ferretti Group offers captains and chief engineers working on the yachts in its fleet.

The new edition includes an intense program of activities that will involve over 100 captains and chief engineers from all over the world.

The “Convergence” program, varied and dynamic, will be organized in sessions aimed to transfer know-how and a deeper knowledge on technical issues, through interactive debates around hot issues of the sector. Technical corners will be built and managed by participants, actively involved in sharing their ideas, experiences and suggestions.

The 2018 edition will feature, as in the previous years, the professional contribution of Ferretti Group technicians and excellent partners, such as Boero, MTU, Naviop-Simrad, Rina, Team Italia and Volvo.

In addition to the classroom activities, attendees will enjoy exciting team challenges in the spectacular Arabian desert, to further strengthen the sense of belonging and team spirit.

“Convergence” is reconfirmed to be a fundamental program, reinforcing once again the key role of sea-faring professionals, who are a source of guarantee and security in making the ship owners’ experience unique and exciting.

“The Ferretti Group fleet’s top worldwide positioning is due to our captains and chief engineers capability of making the most of its potential. With deep gratitude, we look forward to replicating this important training event in 2018, fully dedicated to them, because they are crucial for the success of our boats”, commented Stefano de Vivo, Chief Commercial Officer of Ferretti Group. “These four days dedicated to networking and professional refreshers have now become a pivotal and indispensable event in the packed calendar of training sessions that the Group has been organizing around the world. In an increasingly competitive market, know-how and innovation have always been the key elements of our vision and the decisive levers of a successful strategy, through customer care at all stages, from purchase to after-sales service”

Ferretti Group

Ferretti a world leader in the design, construction and sale of motor yachts and pleasure vessels, with a unique portfolio of prestigious and exclusive brands: Ferretti Yachts, Riva, Pershing, Itama, Mochi Craft, CRN and Custom Line.

Led by Chairman Tan Xuguang and Chief Executive Officer Alberto Galassi, the Ferretti Group can boast modern shipyards located across Italy, which combine the efficiency of industrial production with typical world-class Italian craftsmanship – the heritage of Italy’s centuries-old yachting tradition.

Established in 1968, the Group is also present in the USA – through its subsidiary Ferretti Group America, which manages a network of points of sales and dealers specializing in the marketing and sale of the Group’s brands throughout the North American market – and in Asia, through its subsidiary Ferretti Group Asia Pacific Ltd., based in Hong Kong, as well as several representative offices and sales centers in Shanghai, Qingdao and other locations in China.

Moreover, a network of approximately 60 carefully selected dealers guarantees the Group’s presence in over 80 countries, thereby ensuring clients receive the very best assistance in marinas all over the world.

The Ferretti Group has always been a leader in the pleasure boating industry, thanks to steady product and process innovation and the constant search for cutting-edge technological solutions.

The wide range of available boats – flybridge, runabout, open, coupé, lobster boats, maxi and mega-yachts – is conceived by the Group’s Product Strategy Committee, the Marketing department and the Engineering department, all fully committed to developing aesthetic and functionally innovative solutions, working in close cooperation with internationally renowned consulting boat designers.

For this reason, all Ferretti Group motor yachts have always distinguished themselves for outstanding quality, great safety and excellent performance at sea, as well as for their exclusive design and timeless charm, which make them stand out in the boating sector worldwide.

For further information: www.ferrettigroup.com

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