Canados conquers Croatia

A fantastic debut for Canados International at the Croatia Boat Show in Split. Canados Open 90 won the prize for the best open premiering at the show and the Rome based yard announced the agreement with Best Boats Yachting as its new sole agent for Croatia and Slovenia markets.

The 2009 International boat show season got off to an excellent start for Canados International. Participating for the first time to the Croatia Boat Show in Split, from 28 March to 5 April, the Italian company returned home with extremely positive results: an award for the Canados Open 90, great interest and promising negotiations for its yachts, success for its revisited exhibition space — which reflects the yard’s new image since Cannes last year — and satisfaction for the partnership agreement recently reached with the new agent for the Croatian and Slovenian markets.

Canados International, a symbol of Italian luxury worldwide, took part for the first time to the International Croatia Boat Show with its outstanding vessels and it won one of the most prestigious prizes awarded by the organizers of this important show, gathering the world’s leading yards in the pleasure boating market.

During the gala evening the Canados Open 90 was awarded the prize for the best open premiering at the show, due to her sleeping exterior lines, the perfect blend of modernity and timeless style of her elegant interiors, the excellent performance and the technological accessories on board. Designed by architect Luiz De Basto, responsible for the exterior lines, and by Achille Salvagni, who designed the interiors, the Canados Open 90 since her debut enjoyed great international success and defined new rules in the large open yachts sector.

Canados International Marketing Director, Riccardo Palmeri Lolli, commented: “This prize is a confirmation that our yachts are worldwide renowned for quality, high degree of customization, interior design and performance.

Canados displayed two yachts at the Croatia Boat Show, the Canados Open 90 and the Canados 76, the latest model in the flying bridge range. In addition, its new exhibition space — in the form of an elegant & comfortable living-room of a yacht club” perfectly reflects the sober elegance and the maniacal attention to details found on board all Canados yachts — was specially designed to symbolize both the yard’s new course and its new image.
During the Croatia Boat Show Canados International announced the agreement with Best Boats Yachting, a Zagreb based company, as its new sole agent for Croatia and Slovenia markets. The agreement confirms the international expansion plan since the European Private Equity Fund Balmoral Capital acquired the shipyard.

“I’m very pleased about the agency agreement with BBY,” commented Canados International Sales Manager, Fabrizio Scerch, who, shortly after joining the company, paved the way for the partnership with the Croatian firm. “I’m certain Canados will be able to provide the best service to our customers in Croatia and Slovenia where the brand is attracting growing interest.”