Although all four brands specialise in yachts over 24m, it would appear that they do not intend excluding those smaller boat builders and suppliers who make up the bulk of UCINA membership. Likely candidates for the role of chairman of the new association include CRN’s Lamberto Tacoli (formerly vice-president of UCINA) and Beniamino Gavio. The new association would certainly subscribe to Confindustria, the main body representing manufacturing and service companies in Italy.
Read more about the effect of politics—and politicking—on Italy’s yachting industry in Issue 161 of The Superyacht Report.
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