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Genova for Yachting

The professional yachting cluster of Genoa

Genova for Yachting represents the Genoese professional yachting cluster that today brings together 57 companies in the Services, Marinas, Shipyards and Technology sectors.

An expression of made in Italy and Italian know-how, together with Genoa’s historic vocation for the sea, the companies of Genova for Yachting successfully compete in an international sector at very high competitive level.

Established in 2017, the companies of Genova for Yachting in 2019 achieved a turnover of 210 million euros and an ancillary business that is worth over 369 million euros a year, employed 475 people and involved over 1,800 suppliers in Italy. In the Port of Genoa they occupy 2% of the total area (360 thousand m2).

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Genova for Yachting:
the professional yachting cluster
for the future of Genova

Established in November 2017, Genova for Yachting represents the Genoese professional yachting cluster that today brings together 57 companies in the Services, Marinas, Shipyards and Technology sectors. An expression of made in Italy and Italian know-how, together with Genoa’s historic vocation for the sea, the companies of Genova for Yachting successfully compete in an international sector at very high competitive level.

A continuously growing sector which sees Genoa at the top of the world rankings; the companies associated with Genova for Yachting have managed almost 1,800 yacht touches which mean over 46,350 days (2019) an annual turnover of at least 369 million euros for the territory.

In 2018 the Genoese professional yachting industry recorded over €210 million in direct sales, employing 480 direct employees (a figure up 12%, thanks to new recruitment). With over 1800 suppliers located in Genoa and throughout Italy, the companies have a strong inclination to export and the ability to create – with a ratio of 1:3 – a spin-off value mostly spent in the territory in the services, hospitality and tourism, trade and even cultural sectors.

With the aim of playing a role as a motor for the development of the city, the Association is committing and making available its own skills and concrete market opportunities through real projects and objectives, such as the construction of new dedicated infrastructures for industrial activities and services, also improving existing ones, increasing the compatibility of activities related to large yachts with the rest of the industrial port, improving accessibility and the communication routes between the port and the city and welcoming the yachting community, right up to the activation of training projects for the new generations, bringing together in Genoa all the skills dedicated to superyacht industry.

The objectives

Yachting as a strategic vocation

Genova for Yachting was created with the aim of strengthening the identity and giving unique representation to the professional yachting sector and to operators working in the superyacht sector in Genoa and its province.

Promote and make known the supply chain, its values ​​and professionalism, enhance the positive effects on the city and the territory, collect and disseminate the main dimensional, economic and employment data, actively participate in the institutional activity and in the citizen debate on the development of the territory are the main themes the association works on every day.

With the aim of developing and investigating operational issues relevant to the Genoese professional boating companies, six “Working Tables” within the Association were set up in July 2021, each consisting of a representative of the Executive Committee and a group of members. Among these: the formation of the new generations; environmental sustainability; dialogue with local institutions to consolidate collaborations and projects in favor of boating and the territory and the internationalization of Genoa, the capital of the sea.

Companies

Our associated companies

The associated companies represent the main sectors of professional yachting. In particular, 5 main categories have been outlined:

  • Specialised companies and technologies
  • Shipyards
  • Marinas
  • Services
  • Professionals

This structure allows Genova for Yachting to be best structured to represent and promote the activities of the sector taking into account the needs of the various members.

GENOVA FOR YACHTING

Executive committee

Giovanni Costaguta

Yachtline Arredo Mare 1618 SpA
President

Luigi Alberto Amico

Amico & Co Srl
Spokesperson for the Shipyards

Giuseppe Pappalardo

Società Sviluppo Porti
Spokesperson for the Marinas

Fabio Pesto

Pesto Sea Group Srl
Spokesperson for the Services

Gabriele Randi

Tecnomarine Srl
Spokesperson for the Specialised companies and technologies

Cinzia Farinetti

Studio Commercialista Farinetti
Spokesperson for the Professionals

Emanuele Burlando

General Marine
Member of the Executive Committee

Alessandra Confalonieri

Acier Steel Srl
Member of the Executive Committee

Mauro Cominale

CN Sat Srl
Member of the Executive Committee

Nicolò De Angelis

Genoa Sea Service Srl
Member of the Executive Committee

Fulvia Linari

San Giorgio Shipping Service Srl
Member of the Executive Committee

Ennio Luglio

Cantieri Navali Genovesi Srl
Member of the Executive Committee
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