Back from Genoa... It was simply UNBELIEVABLE
I was prepared to see lots of Azimuts and Pershings and Ferrettis...
But I was completely unprepared for the sheer number of RIBs and inflatables on display. I'm still lost for words. (Could it be because of all that Chianti, I wonder
It's difficult to single out any particular boat or manufacturer, but I liked the stylish Zar line from Formenti and the TUG line from Novamarine. And I don't think there was anyone at the show who didn't stop to admire the huge cabin RIBs; HD Fifteen by Novamarine, 15,2 m long and powered by 3x300 hp Yanmar diesels; Marchi Super Alfa 52, 16,5 m long and with a big wing on the top of the cabin; or Oceanic 55 by Solemar, a 15,9 m long Italian beauty with stepped hull and double 440 hp Yanmars connected to surface-piercing drives via two-speed ZF-gearboxes...
I will post some pictures as soon as films are developed and scanned.