Ferretti Group, the legendary Italian brand of open yachts entered a new chapter in its history with the unveiling of the new version of Itama 62 at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2016.
Following in the wake of the group’s innovative energy at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2016 with a fleet of 22 yachts, Itama’s new version of a timeless classic has its hull in shades of white and a deck made entirely from teak.
With this unprecedented solution, yacht owners can now customise both the interior décor and personalise their own open yacht by choosing the colour of the hull and the layout of the foredeck to best reflect their needs and taste.
The Itama style remains unique and inimitable: these exquisite yachts are “designed by the sea”, renowned around the world for their Italian design, unmistakable Mediterranean spirit, and sleek and sporty lines.
The cockpit offers guests maximum space to experience the sea as far as the eye can see. A large sun pad in grey hi-tech fabric sits beside the living and dining area, featuring a C-shaped sofa surrounding an adjustable table opposite a bar on the left.
Forward, there is the helm station, sheltered by the wrap-round windscreen - a hallmark feature of the brand - with a co-pilot seat and chaise longue on the starboard side.
The control station and dining area are protected by an electro-hydraulic bimini top. The lower deck décor can be customised in a wide variety of ways. Day and night-time areas are perfectly separated and organised into a large lounge with dinette and galley, a master suite to the bow and two guest cabins to the stern.
Architects and designers from the Ferretti Group Engineering Department have combined the traditional nautical mood, which has made Itama an icon, with a style that matches the latest interior design trends.
The spacious lounge combines the lighter tones of the bulkheads and furniture with the teak floor and a dinette featuring a melange grey Casamance sofa and ottoman, paired with various shades of decorative cushions.
The galley on the port side is enhanced by an anthracite Corian worktop. The three cabins, all with en suite bathrooms, rework the colour combinations of the lounge, pairing white lacquered surfaces with a charcoal carpet and graphite headboards.
Grey ZR fabric cushions and Gentili & Mosconi ice white bedspreads complete the décor.
ENGINES AND PERFORMANCE
Engines that guarantee performance in line with Itama’s history have been chosen for the new 62-footer. Two MAN V12 1,400 MPH engines provide a cruising speed of 37 knots and a maximum speed of 40 knots. At top speed, the Itama 62 has a range of 235 nautical miles, increasing to 255 nautical miles at cruising speed.
Itama is a brand of the Ferretti Group, 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 US - 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 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 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.
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