Fabio Perini, founder of the Perini Navi Group, has won the Piacenza Cashmere Yacht Capital Award 2011, a special award granted in recognition of the commitment, the involvement and the determination with which the Perini Navi Group in specific and shipbuilding in Italy in general have today earned high regard worldwide.
The award ceremony was held Saturday October 1 at Genoa’s Yacht Club Italiano’s prestigious clubhouse. “Thanks to all of you,” said Cavaliere Fabio Perini during the award ceremony, “even though I think that the shipyard workers and the staff are really the people who deserve this award”.
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.