The new dealership provides exclusive sales and distribution rights of the Ferretti Yachts, Riva and Pershing fleets in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg
Forlì, 14 July 2017 – The Ferretti Group is strengthening further its already important presence in continental Europe thanks to an exclusive partnership agreement with Yacht Consult B.V. for the markets of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The agreement provides for the exclusive sales and distribution rights for three years, until August 2020, for Ferretti Yachts, Riva and Pershing yacht brands.
The choice to partner with Yacht Consult B.V. is part of the ongoing sales plan development, which also includes significant investments, that Ferretti Group is implementing globally. With this new dealership, the Group is expanding even further its network of selected distributors made up of over 60 dealers spread across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region, providing a service of absolute excellence in over 80 countries around the world.
By relying on a highly professional partner like Yacht Consult B.V., the Ferretti Group is boosting its distribution channel in one of the most economically important areas on the Continent, Benelux. The decision aims to cater to the ever growing interest shown by a large number of yacht owners and enthusiasts in the wide-ranging fleet of open, coupé and flybridge yachts made under the Ferretti Yachts, Riva and Pershing brands.
“The agreement with Yacht Consult B.V is a new, important partnership in major markets for our Group as well as being crucially important for our strategy of further growth in central and northern Europe,” stated Stefano de Vivo, Chief Commercial Officer of the Ferretti Group. “We have chosen Yacht Consult B.V. as our partner for their considerable experience, know-how and reliability in the luxury goods sector. We are certain that this partnership will increase our market share in continental Europe, an area that has always been strongly attracted to the style, elegance and exclusive design of our brands, the standard bearers of Italian yachting.”
The A-Star Group holding is 50% owner of Yacht Consult and owned by Ben Van Loo. He is a successful entrepreneur who has been active in the Real Estate business and leisure industry. Yacht Consult has its headquarters in Mechelen and representative offices in Oostende and Loosdrecht (NL).
Yacht Consult will officially present the exclusive dealership agreement with Ferretti Group next October at the company Zoute Events, organizer of the Zoute Grand Prix which takes place in the wonderful city of Knokke (Le Zoute) on the Belgian seacoast. The meeting will be attended by Stefano de Vivo himself, as representative of the Ferretti Group, and Mr. Manu Deceuninck of Yacht Consult B.V.
The 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, 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 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.
For further information: http://www.ferrettigroup.com