Spotlight on Italian Shipyards: Available Yachts and Recent Launches

Italian shipyards are renowned for their craftsmanship and their production of elegant and innovative yachts. For decades, Italy has been respected for its mastery in this timeless art, a heritage deeply rooted in its rich maritime history and passion for the sea.

Famous for their meticulous approach, Italian shipyards combine traditional artisanal techniques with state-of-the-art technology. Master craftsmen, often from generations of shipbuilders, infuse their expertise into every aspect of yacht production, from the finest woodwork to luxurious interiors, resulting in vessels that are not only aesthetically beautiful, but also built to the highest standards of quality and performance.

Below, we spotlight 6 key Italian shipyards and a selection of yachts for sale as well as recent celebrated launches.


Benetti is a world renowned shipyard specialised in luxury motor yachts. With a rich heritage dating back to 1873, the Italian company has established itself as one of the world's leading superyacht builders, renowned for its exceptional craftsmanship, innovative engineering, and timeless design.

The shipyard's portfolio features a wide range of motor yachts, from sleek and sporty models to voluminous and opulent yachts, crafted with the utmost attention to detail, boasting exquisite interiors adorned with the finest materials, luxurious furnishings, and cutting-edge technology.

Benetti's commitment to innovation is evident in its use of advanced engineering and construction techniques. The shipyard embraces the latest technologies, ensuring optimal performance, fuel efficiency, and onboard comfort. With a focus on sustainability, Benetti also integrates eco-friendly solutions into its yachts, minimizing their environmental impact.


70M/229' | 2020

ALFA is an award-winning motor yacht, having won the prestigious award for Displacement Motor Yachts 1000GT to 1599GT at the World Superyacht Awards 2021. Never used and ready for her new Owner, ALFA is now for sale. Modern, elegant and versatile, ALFA features clean lines and stunning design by Benetti and Laura Pomponi.

Standout features:
  • Brand new, never used
  • Sharp lines with an abundance of outdoor deck spaces
  • Beach club with folding balconies
  • Pool with electric floor
  • 3 impressive salons for enhanced privacy, including one convertible into a cinema
  • Hot tub on the sky deck
  • Stylish interior by Laura Pomponi
  • Elevator connecting 4 of the 5 guest decks
  • 7-stateroom layout, with an exclusive Owner’s deck on the upper deck with salon, gym and massage rooms


37M/121' | 2014

Designed by Stefano Righini with interiors by Francois Zuretti, EDESIA, is an outstanding example of the much-loved Benetti Classic 121 series – with unique added features.

Her spacious and contemporary interior is bathed in natural light thanks to large glass windows throughout and accommodates up to 12 guests across five sumptuous staterooms.

Standout features:
  • Probably best Benetti 121 built ever
  • Three decks including rare sun pad on upper deck
  • Large floor to ceiling windows
  • Panoramic windows in master
  • Exceptional interior by Benetti and owner’s team
  • 5 staterooms for 12 guests
  • Zero speed stabilizers
  • Commercial compliant
  • Maintained in immaculate condition
  • Turnkey condition


Established in 1969 in Italy, Azimut has built a strong reputation as a global leader in the yachting industry, synonymous with quality, innovation, and Italian craftsmanship.

Azimut yachts are celebrated for their elegant and contemporary style, featuring sleek lines, spacious interiors, and exceptional attention to detail. The shipyard embraces advanced engineering techniques, incorporating the latest systems and equipment to ensure optimal performance, fuel efficiency, and maneuverability.

Azimut yachts offer spacious living areas, luxurious cabins, and state-of-the-art entertainment systems, providing an indulgent and relaxing onboard experience.


27M/87' | 2018

With a sleek and modern exterior design by Stefano Righini Design, the yacht offers ample outdoor spaces that include a spacious flybridge with a sun lounging area, bar, and BBQ, and an aft deck with a dining area and comfortable seating for lounging.

The interiors are elegantly designed with a contemporary style that emphasizes open spaces, natural light, and high-quality materials. She can accommodate ten guests in five staterooms, including a full-beam Master suite on the main deck with large windows that provide breathtaking views of the ocean.

Standout features:
  • Built in 2018, Azimut line, perfect condition
  • Rarely used by Owner with low engine hours
  • Top speed of 28 knots
  • Spacious flybridge
  • Hydraulic swimming platform
  • 5 Stateroom Layout with contemporary Interior
  • Active trim control
  • Equipped with zero speed stabilizers


27M/87' | 2020

The tri-deck yacht offers a significant amount of volume for her size range. The spacious flybridge is dedicated to sun lounging and social activities thanks to her fully equipped wet bar and various lounging areas. For fun days at sea, LULWA boasts a sizeable hydraulic swimming platform providing guests seamless water access.

LULWA’s interior reveals a contemporary design finished with cream and brown tones. The large windows allow natural light to flood in to offer an airy feeling. She can accommodate 10 guests in 5 staterooms, including a Master Suite on the Main Deck. Two VIPs and two Twins are located on the Lower Deck.

Standout features:
  • Built in 2020, Azimut line
  • 5 Stateroom Layout with contemporary Interior
  • Cruising speed up to 28 Knots
  • Swimming platform
  • Active trim control
  • Equipped with zero speed stabilizers


With a legacy dating back to 1966, Admiral has established itself as a prestigious brand in the luxury yachting industry, known for its exceptional craftsmanship, advanced engineering, and attention to detail. Each yacht is meticulously built to offer an exhilarating and comfortable cruising experience, combining speed, stability, and luxury.

Admiral yachts are designed with meticulous precision, ensuring seamless integration of form and function. The interiors are crafted using the finest materials and finishes, offering elegant living spaces, luxurious cabins, and state-of-the-art amenities. Innovative technology and engineering excellence are also at the core of Admiral's yacht construction.

Whether embarking on exhilarating voyages or entertaining guests in style, an Admiral yacht represents the perfect blend of performance, craftsmanship, and luxury. With its Italian heritage and dedication to pushing the boundaries of yacht design, Admiral continues to create extraordinary vessels that captivate and inspire yachting enthusiasts worldwide.


49M/157' | 2021

Built in aluminum to RINA class, and only used privately, she is presented on the sales market in immaculate condition.
CROCUS offers generous spaces on three decks while being under 500 GT and comes with a stylish exterior and minimalist interior by Gian Marco Campanino.

Accommodation is for 11 guests across 5 well-appointed staterooms, including a full-beam Master stateroom on the Main deck and a second on the Lower Deck. Her remaining 3 guest staterooms are also located on the Lower deck.

Standout features:
  • Turn-key condition, privately used since new
  • Largest Atos series built by Admiral
  • Full beam Master stateroom
  • Generous Guest areas while remaining under 500 GT
  • RINA Class
  • Top Speed 19 knots
  • Expansive outdoor areas including a large beach club
  • Minimalistic design by Gian Marco Campanino
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • Extended caterpillar warranty


Overmarine, also known as Mangusta, was founded in 1985 in Viareggio. Overmarine has established itself as a prominent player in the superyacht industry, celebrated for its speed, style, and innovative design.

Overmarine's yachts are widely recognised for their sleek and sporty profiles, embodying a perfect fusion of elegance and performance. These yachts are designed to deliver thrilling speeds, making them ideal for exhilarating open-water cruising and exploring remote destinations with ease.

Mangusta yachts are known for their open layouts and expansive outdoor spaces, allowing for seamless integration between indoor and outdoor living. The interiors showcase contemporary design elements, luxurious finishes, and state-of-the-art amenities, providing a comfortable and stylish environment for relaxation and entertainment.

The shipyard leverages cutting-edge engineering solutions to enhance performance, maneuverability, and fuel efficiency, ensuring an exceptional yachting experience.


33M/109' | 2004/2018

Built in GRP and with performance in mind, KING is powered by twin 2,730 HP MTU engines combined with a pair of KaMeWa water jets allowing a cruising speed of 32 knots and a top speed of 37 knots.

With slick lines designed by Stefano Righini, KING is made for outdoor living. Both aft and fore deck provides large sun pads. The aft deck boasts an al-fresco area for up to 9 guests, perfect for lunch or cocktails with family and friends.

The classic interior is a combination of high-quality woods and offers guests a spacious main salon and dining area. KING can accommodate up to 9 guests in an Owner’s stateroom, two VIP suites forward, and a twin stateroom with an additional Pullman.

Standout features:
  • Central Owner's suite with steam bath
  • Best Mangusta 108 layout
  • Accommodation for up to 5 crew
  • Full beam galley between Master Stateroom and engine
  • Low engine hours
  • Extensive refit completed between 2017 and 2018


33M/109' | 2003/2020

SPLENDIDA is hull number 9 of the total 28 Mangusta 108 yachts delivered. She is a fast cruiser, able to reach a top speed of 35 knots. Able to accommodate up to 8 guests in 4 staterooms, she has a full beam Master Stateroom and accommodation for 4 crew members. She also has a generous beach club and storage for a tender and two jet skis.

Special Features
  • Best Mangusta 108 layout with central Master Stateroom
  • Large galley between master Stateroom and engine room
  • EU VAT paid
  • Extensive refit done between 2018 and 2020
  • New layout in main salon
  • Interior Art Deco Palacio
  • Well maintained and regularly refitted


32M/103' | 2005/2022

Refitted in 2022 and maintained to the highest standards thanks to her professional crew, she is offered in pristine condition. STORM is commercially registered, built to BV class and VAT paid.

Designed with comfort in mind, each area offers plenty of options to entertain guests on board. The aft deck boasts two large twin sun beds and a round al-fresco dining table. Moving into the upper salon, you have the ability to blend the outdoor with the indoor thanks to a convertible hard top. A second large salon is located forward with a formal 6-seat dining table.

STORM can accommodate 9 guests in a versatile layout of 4 staterooms, including 3 Double and a Twin staterooms.

Standout features:
  • Comfortable aft deck with 2 sunbeds including a shaded al fresco dining area
  • Maintained to the highest standard by a long-standing professional crew
  • Two interior salons: one aft deck salon area with a convertible hard top as well as a large salon forward
  • Versatile 4 cabin layout: 3 double staterooms and one twin stateroom


ISA Yachts is a world-leading shipyard dedicated to the production of exceptional superyachts. With a rich history since its establishment in 2001, ISA Yachts has consistently delivered iconic masterpieces that embody excellence in style and high-end construction.

The shipyard's commitment to quality is evident in every aspect of their yachts. Each ISA superyacht is meticulously crafted to meet the unique requirements and vision of its owner. By utilizing state-of-the-art technology, superior materials, and exquisite furnishings, ISA Yachts ensures that every vessel is a masterpiece of engineering and design.

ISA Yachts is renowned for pushing the boundaries of yacht building and consistently surpassing expectations. Their dedication to innovation and uncompromising standards has cemented their reputation as a leading global builder in the industry.

As part of the Palumbo Superyachts network, ISA Yachts benefits from the collective expertise and resources of renowned brands like Columbus, Mondomarine, Extra, and Palumbo SY dedicated to refit.


50M/163' | 2012

BELLE ANNA is a 50-meter superyacht from ISA Yachts, boasting a modern and sporty design crafted by Andrea Vallicelli, complemented by an exceptional interior by Francois Zuretti.

With a range of 2,100 nautical miles and outstanding performance, BELLE ANNA delivers the utmost luxury and elegance expected of a superyacht of this caliber. Impeccably maintained by her sole owner, she offers a spacious volume without compromising on design.

One of her standout features is a unique beach club, accessed through impressive curved glass doors, allowing for an unparalleled ocean experience.

Inside, BELLE ANNA enchants with plush materials, custom-made furniture, gold accents, and personalized, thoughtfully designed staterooms for up to 12 guests. Her outdoor spaces are equally captivating, providing ample deck areas, inviting lounge spaces, and multiple al fresco dining options.

  • 50M Steel Hull and Aluminium Superstructure
  • 10-Year Lloyds Class Survey Completed
  • 6 Guest Staterooms, Including Main Deck Full Beam Master
  • Privately Used, First Time on the Market
  • 40 sq.m Master Stateroom with 9 sq.m Bathroom
  • Expansive 71 sq.m Sun Deck


44M/145' | 2023

UV II is a remarkable 44-meter (145') delivered in 2023 by ISA Yachts.

With a proven naval platform, UV II offers exceptional performance and luxurious amenities. Her steel hull and aluminum superstructure ensure stability, while the expansive 425 GT interior provides ample space for relaxation. UV II effortlessly reaches a maximum speed of 15.5 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots, making it perfect for global exploration. The yacht's sleek exterior lines by Enrico Gobbi harmonize with the custom interior designed by Luca Dini, showcasing meticulous attention to detail and creating an elegant atmosphere throughout.

Accommodating up to 10 guests in five staterooms, UV II provides indulgent comfort, complemented by leisure areas including a spacious sun deck, jacuzzi, lounge areas, and a beach club with a generously sized swim platform.

  • Shallow draft of only 2.05 meters (6'07") from the baseline, making it ideal for navigating in shallow waters.
  • Steel hull and aluminum superstructure, ensuring durability and strength.
  • Voluminous capacity of 425 GT, providing ample space for various activities and amenities.
  • Elegant and visually appealing exterior design, combining style and sophistication.
  • Bespoke interior
  • Built on a well-established and reliable naval platform, with a proven track record of performance and reliability


Founded in Viareggio in 1983, Perini Navi has become renowned for the construction and design of luxury sailing yachts.

Perini Navi's yachts are highly regarded for their distinctive and graceful appearance, combining sleek lines with superior performance. The shipyard is famous for its pioneering use of the "Peachtree Rig," a revolutionary automated sail-handling system that enables easy maneuvering and efficient sailing even with a smaller crew.

Perini Navi's portfolio boasts an impressive array of sailing yachts, ranging from 30 to over 100 meters (98 feet to 328 feet) in length. Over the years, Perini Navi has earned numerous accolades and international recognition for its exceptional yachts. The shipyard continues to push the boundaries of yacht design, embracing innovation while upholding the rich heritage of Italian craftsmanship.



Sailing catamaran ARTEXPLORER is on schedule for completion in 2023. Project managed by Fraser, the yacht is on track to become one of the largest masted catamarans in the world and will be used as a floating art gallery, with its first show in the South of France.

Exterior and interior design has been penned by Axel de Beaufort and Guillaume Verdier and the yacht will have an impressive 17.3M/57' beam.
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