Azimut elite living africaAzimut Benetti celebrated its recent accomplishments and strengthened market presence, welcoming more than 700 guests from across the world to a gala event

The 11th edition of the yachting gala brought together international owners in which they had the opportunity to view Azimut’s latest collection of Flybridge 66, S7, Grande 27 Metri and the new Azimut S6, which will make its official debut in September at the Cannes Yachting Festival. The company also showcased other models in the Azimut and Benetti ranges with a total of 14 yachts.

This year’s Azimut|Benetti Village played host to number of activities, including: sea trials, seabob racing, exhibitions of jewellery and clothing from the most prestigious Italian designers and live shows by master tailors and signature shoemakers.

When lunch time arrived, visitors were spoilt for choice with a true feast of flavours, with all the finest local specialities. They also had the opportunity to discover Monopoli’s secrets and admire the reefs of Polignano a Mare.

The spectacular resort, a popular destination of the international jet set, hosted an extraordinary gastronomic experience culminating in the Festa del Borgo – an exciting tribute to the region’s festivals that transformed the main square into a theatre of folk music and dance for guests to enjoy.

Paolo and Giovanna Vitelli, respectively Founder-President and Vice President of the Azimut|Benetti Group also attended the event.

“We highly prioritise our clients’ requirements and needs that’s why the Yachting Gala is a valuable opportunity to get the feedback directly from our clients. Over the last five years, Azimut Benetti has established a strong presence in yachts manufacturing sector internationally, with a constant network growth. We are also proud of our well-established exposure in the Middle East in particular the GCC countries where we have delivered around 250 to 300 Azimut yachts. Our Middle East clients understand and appreciate luxury goods which entail innovation, craftsmanship and attention to details; almost tailor made, exactly as Azimut yachts are,” said Ahmad Al-Ameeri, CEO of Seas & Deserts Group on behalf of the dealer of Azimut Yachts in Middle East,  

Al-Ameeri added: “We strongly believe that our commitment to provide services at the highest possible level, combined with the design and unique performance of Azimut products will help us maintain Azimut’s leading position in the GCC.”

Claudio Giersberg, a German private owner based in Dubai commented, “It’s great to find such a unique combination between the perfect detailing and luxurious components. In addition to the aftersales services managed by high-qualified professionals who are dedicated the most high-end and timely services. My yacht has been always maintained in the best possible condition which encourages me to highly recommend Azimut brand to everyone.”

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