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Precious legacy left by the founder of Costruzioni Navali Tigullio, Giovanni Castagnola, to his nephew Gabriele Maestri, Maestro d'Ascia and today owner of the shipyard. A history that has handed down over 50 years of activity of a shipyard symbol of excellence and quality, together with the enthusiasm for an ancient artisan profession, that of building boats strictly in wood. Castagnola's creations follow a traditional process, making use of the skills of ax masters and naval carpenters capable of combining manual art with technological innovation and advanced procedures used by the shipyard, such as the invention of the WTS patent.

Located in Genoa Sestri Ponente, the Tankoa Yachts shipyard lives in the heart of a city with a millenary tradition of navigation and shipbuilding, offering a unique context in addition to the added value of a strategic position in the Mediterranean. Born from a deep passion for the sea and the power of the elements, Tankoa Yachts is dedicated to the construction of artisan mega yachts and first-class after-sales services.

The Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) was founded in 1981 by Renzo Piano, with offices in Genoa and Paris. The studio has since expanded and is now also present in New York. RPBW is led by 10 partners, including the founder and Pritzker prize architect Renzo Piano. It permanently employs around 130 coordinated architects to a support staff of 30 professionals, including: 3D visualization artists, model makers, archivists, administrative and secretarial staff. RPBW has undertaken and successfully completed over 140 projects around the world.

Reale Yachts is a shipyard based in Pisa, a city with a long history of shipbuilding. The company stands out for its 100% Italian production (from design to construction). The yachts are built in steel and aluminum from 28 to 40 meters in length. The shipyard was born from the collaboration of Nico Laude and the Bini family, who have shared a passion for yachts for over 30 years.

The Cantieri Navali Codecasa SpA, born in Viareggio in the distant 1825 by the shipwright Giovanni Battista Codecasa, represent a reality of absolute importance in the luxury nautical industry and are known all over the world for the construction of motoryachts. in steel and light alloy from 30 to 70 meters in length.
From the year of its foundation to today and under the management of the Codecasa family, the Codecasa Shipyards have been the protagonists of constant evolution and expansion, going from being a small sail ship builder to becoming an internationally renowned, specialized shipyard in the construction of luxury motoryachts. The Group of Shipyards is today made up of the following companies:
- Ugo Codecasa SpA shipyards
- Codecasa Due SpA Shipyards
- Codecasa Tre SpA Shipyards

Nauta Yachts, active since 1985 in the yachting world, specializes in the design of boats with innovative and elegant lines. Nauta designs the largest yacht in the world, Azzam.

Palumbo Super-yachts began its journey in 2008, when the Columbus Yachts brand was founded. Currently, Palumbo Super-yachts includes a representative office in Monaco and a logistics network of five shipyards in the Mediterranean (Ancona, Naples, Malta, Savona and Marseille) which manages five world-renowned brands: ISA Yachts, Columbus Yachts, Mondomarine, Extra and Palumbo SY (dedicated exclusively to refit).

Renowned Italian designer, he has signed numerous yachts, among which the collaboration with Cantieri Navali Lavagna-Admiral stands out, to create the mega-yachts Blue Eyes and Sea Force One. He also created designs for the residential, automotive (collaborations with Lancia) and aeronautics (projects with Piaggio) sectors.

Fernando Amerio began his activity in the nautical sector in the early 60s. In 1973 he founded the Permare Nautical Center, offering his growing clientele a complete range of recreational services. The passion for the sea, the continuous search for innovative proposals and his untiring will lead him to devote himself to the preparation of boats. In the 80s and 90s 52 boats from 16 to 25 meters were produced at the Permare. Subsequently the Amer series (20-22-24 meters) was born, which has almost reached 90 units.

Family-run company founded by Fernando Amerio. Over the past 40 years, the shipyard has produced an artisan production considered to be a niche: over 80 yachts built to measure for an Italian and foreign clientele.

Since 1873, Benetti has built more than 350 boats. In Italy it boasts over 300.000 square meters of production plants located in three shipyards. To date, it has 35 yachts under construction, including three giga yachts of 100 meters and over. A well-known brand in the world, always at the forefront.

Tuxedo Yachting House has always pushed itself towards the achievement of the highest quality, designing unrivaled aluminum boats, true nautical masterpieces, a passion that has its roots in the DNA of the Ceccarelli family and which has led Cantieri Navali Lavagna to results. extraordinary. A level of excellence also achieved thanks to twenty years of profound synergy, friendship and collaboration with the designer Luca Dini.

Since its first launch in 2001, ISA has delivered iconic masterpieces. Called to produce forward-looking super yachts made only with superior quality materials, ISA Yachts is one of the leading global super yacht and mega yacht builders. ISA Yachts is part of Palumbo Super Yachts, which also includes: Columbus, Mondomarine, Extra and Palumbo SY dedicated to refit.

Founded in 2007 by architects Andrea Borzelli and Sara Berta, the studio of the same name is committed to imagining and implementing projects in which aesthetics, innovation and functionality can coexist in perfect harmony. The design activity is carried out without forgetting the both artisanal and industrial tradition of Italian design.

Marco Casali TOO-DESIGN is an architecture and yacht design studio based in Rome. From an early age the founder showed passion for the sea and navigation. After completing his architecture studies, Casali started working in an interior design studio. His interest in boating, however, pushes him to get closer to the sea and so for six years he began collaborating with important design studios with projects for different customers including Ferretti, CRN and Bertram.

Azimut Yachts is an Italian yacht manufacturer based in Avigliana, in the province of Turin. Founded in 1969 by Paolo Vitelli, it began with the chartering of sailboats, transforming over the years into a large luxury yacht industry.

Born in the mid-50s mainly for the demolition and maintenance of barges and tugboats, the Cantieri Navali di Sestri (whose Italian headquarters are in Genoa Sestri Ponente) began the conversion to pleasure boating in the late 80s . Fulvio Montaldo, already in the pipeline since 1989, is the soul of this reality unique in its kind for passion, traditions and professionalism.

Extra Yahcts is a brand of ISA yachts (of the Palumbo Superyachts group) that saw the light in 2018 and deals with the construction of yachts with unconventional lines and large interior spaces, with a green soul and long ranges.

South Korean shipyard with a large customer portfolio all over the world, especially in Eurasia, is characterized by the construction of yachts, catamarans and other boats with a unique design.

Building light, building simple and reliable systems, knowing how to satisfy the shipowner's requests means working with the most innovative technologies and possessing great constructive sensitivity. If all this is combined with new forms, the result is a unique boat. This is the goal of Maxi Dolphin, a shipyard in Erbusco (Brescia) born to combine beauty and state of the art in the world of custom sailing or motor boats.

Milanese by birth, Francesco Paszkowski moved to Florence. In his mind, interest in design and nautical design quickly made its way. After the training period with his father Giovanni and with the architect Pierluigi Spadolini, Paszkowski opened his own studio in 1990 in the Tuscan capital. He designed and designed planing and displacement yachts from 24 to 70 meters in fiberglass and aluminum, destined for shipyards and shipowners all over the world, who chose it for the construction of their boat. Together with the partnership since 1992 with Baglietto, the studio has signed projects for Heesen Yachts, Sanlorenzo, CRN, Turquoise Yachts, Canados, ISA Yachts and Tankoa Yachts.

Founded in Savona in 1915 and recently become part of the Palumbo Superyachts galaxy, Mondomarine has come a long way, but its principles remain the same: to build luxury aluminum yachts, from 40 to 75 meters with exceptional engineering standards and meticulous attention to detail .

NACO was born in Varazze (Savona, Italy) in 2004 from an idea of ​​Alessandro Podestà and Armando Ceccato. The company aims to offer the design, supply and installation of mechanical and electronic systems: from propulsion and mechanical systems to monitoring and automation systems.

Seven Stars Marina & Shipyard was created to give shape to the 360 ​​° servicing pole project for motor boats from 20 to 60 meters of the highest quality, in one of the most competitive locations and structures in Europe. The name chosen for the company corresponds to the level of service we offer to our customers, focused on a complete assistance to the owner (and his crew) in the control, maintenance and care of the boat: check-up, winter storage, refit .