Cremona, the catamaran record comes on the river / PHOTO
Cremona, 21 November 2018 – It’s all Cremona the largest catamaran in Italy. Yesterday afternoon, around 14:30, Ice Cat 67 hit the water, the sweet of the River port, waiting to arrive early to salt water of the Adriatic Sea, sailing the Po.
Along twenty meters wide and ten with a tonnage of 24 tons, Ice Cat 67 it is able, with optimal sea conditions, reaching thirty knots. Designed to reduce consumption, the catamaran is the latest product of the Ice Yachts Salvirola, company to the top with respect to vessels of this type. “Questato boat was designed and built everything in Italy, this is real Made in Italy” , emphasizes Marco Malgara, CEO. That is two million Euros and yesterday afternoon he left the shed which the company purchased directly at the port of Cremona. “The road transport with vessels of this type and size become difficult,” said Malgara. “We have invested in this industrial area, right at the adibendola catamarans.” The boat will leave Friday Cremona directed towards Porto Garibaldi, and will cover a stretch of Adriatic Sea before heading to Slovenia, the owner’s home. “We are a small, all over between internal and external fifty people,” says Malgara again, talking about his Ice. “We manage to produce such a vessel every two years, we have already in the pipeline another while this type of production we have undertaken for five years,” continues the CEO.
The boat, made entirely of carbon, is the result of a design and construction work great enough to bring the company to Salvirola among the best in Europe for this type of construction. “Our competitors are French. They are very good, but we are giving them a hard time, no coincidence that the first of our catamarans we sold to a Belgian customer. ” Ice Cat 67 was treated with regard to the carbon part in Paolo Ferrari, while the interiors have been designed by Riccardo “Geppetto” Marchesi, according to the owner’s requests: “They worked day and night on this project,” emphasizes Malgara , so it matters a lot also the ecological aspect of this craft: “It’s all green, no plastic and solutions were chosen to reduce fuel consumption and give the best performance,” adds Malgara. The boat is equipped with a lounge, a kitchen and four bedrooms, each with its own bathroom. A very innovative product in terms of technology and as a design philosophy. The firm Salvirola is definitely one of the top for the territory of Cremona, so far away from the sea, but able to attract the attention of a highly sophisticated clientele and at the same time demanding also from a technological point of view.
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