NEXT Yacht Group has announced that it owns Maiora, AB Yachts and CBI Navi. GB Invest Holding AG will provide financial support to the group, and plans to apply its expertise in technological research to the production of fully-custom yachts.NEXT Yacht Group has announced that it plans to emphasise “onboard comfort and liveability” within the Maiora brand, “high-speed cruising in the utmost safety” with AB Yachts, and to perfect future “technology in steel boat building”.
Notable projects by NEXT Yacht Group brands include the recent launch of the 30-metre AB 100 Superfast motor yacht by AB Yachts from its Viareggio facility. The superyacht, which can reach a top speed of 60 knots, will debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival. Maiora is currently building the 30.5-metre Maiora 30 Walkaround.Gennaro Candida De Matteo is the group’s new CEO and has already taken steps to renovate production facilities, develop new models, and strengthen the organisational structure of the new brand. NEXT Yacht Group will partake in the Cannes Yachting Festival and Monaco Yacht Show this month.