CRN’S excellence at The Dubai International Boat Show 2018

Following the launch of the new Latona super yacht 50 m, CRN returns to the Middle East as a nautical Bespoke AtelierAncona, 23 February 2018 – CRN, Ferretti Group’s brand specialising in the construction of super and mega yachts, will be taking part in the Dubai International Boat Show 2018, to be held from February 27 to March 3. The Shipyard will be present at the Boat Show with a stand in the SYBAss – Superyacht Avenue area, where the world’s leading superyacht manufacturers will be displaying their products.

Now in its 26th edition, the Boat Show held in the United Arab Emirates is one of the most prestigious international yachting events – an exceptional showcase where CRN will be able to tell about its values and ability to create iconic yachts characterized by a unique design for careful and demanding shipowners.

The presence of the historic Italian brand at the Dubai International Boat Show 2018 confirms the key role the Middle East plays in CRN’s strategy. Indeed, this ever-growing market keeps showing great interest in Made-in-Italy production, allowing CRN to be fully appreciated for its outstanding design skills and unique craftsmanship.

“CRN is participating in the Dubai International Boat Show as one of the leading superyacht builders in the world” – commented Alberto Galassi, CRN’s Chairman and Ferretti Group’s CEO. “We are delighted to be present once more at the most important Boat Show in the Middle East, which, together with Europe, represents one of the most strategic markets for CRN. Our clients who live in this region are among the most sophisticated and attentive Owners in the world – for them, CRN is the ideal partner to develop bespoke yachts, in which every single detail reflects the Owner’s taste and personality”.


The Italian shipbuilder CRN is a company of the Ferretti Group. It was established in 1963 in Ancona (Italy), the seat of CRN’s headquarters, offices, design and construction departments. CRN specializes in the design and construction of fully-custom, steel and aluminium yachts up to 100 metres in length. The shipyard in Ancona extends over an almost 80,000 m2 area and includes a large, historical private marina. It is here that all megayachts of the CRN fleet – which currently boasts more than 180 vessels in the water – are built, in addition aluminium and light alloy models for other Ferretti Group brands.

CRN develops unparalleled projects characterized by state-of-art solutions which are real trend-setters in the yachting world. The company can rely on a team of engineers, architects and technicians that conceive the best-performing bottoms, naval platforms, as well as outstanding architectural and design solutions created by internationally-renowned designers in charge of the yachts’ functional and aesthetic design.

CRN is a member of Sybass (Superyacht Builder Association).

Ferretti Group

Ferretti Group is 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 facilities located across Italy that 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 – via 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 centres in Shanghai 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 all over the world.

The Ferretti Group has always been a leader in the leisure 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 superyachts – 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 while working in close cooperation with internationally renowned consulting boat designers.

Ferretti Group motor yachts have always distinguished themselves in the international boating sector for their outstanding quality, impressive safety and excellent performance at sea, as well as for their exclusive design and timeless appeal.

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