At an award ceremony held at Genoa’s Yacht Club Italiano’s prestigious clubhouse, the man who created the Perini Navi Group was presented with the Piacenza Cashmere Yacht Capital Award 2011.
This special award is presented in recognition of the commitment, involvement and determination with which shipbuilding in Italy in general
Has earned high regard worldwide.
Fabio Perini is the founder of the Perini Navi Group, world leader in the construction of large sailing yachts. Since the 1980’s the company has been specialized in the designing, engineering and marketing of large sailing yachts built for “easy sailing”.
This Perini Navi philosophy calls for large yachts that can be handled easily by minimal crew thanks to a series of innovative systems that allow for totally automated sail handling.
In 2007 the Group also began to build motor yachts with the brand name Picchiotti.
“Thanks to all of you,” said Cavaliere Fabio Perini at ceremony, “even though I think that the shipyard workers and the staff are really the people who deserve this award”.
The award ceremony coincided with the 150th anniversary of united Italy.