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Why Columbus Yachts?

The Palumbo family has successfully been involved in shipping for nearly half a century. We have brought our shipping knowledge to yacht-building and created three stunning collections – the Classic, the Explorer and the innovative Sport Hybrid – under the Columbus Yachts brand.

One of the most dynamic brands in the global market, we have a unique approach to the yacht building process.

 

M/Y Prima

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Why Columbus Yachts?

The Palumbo family has successfully been involved in shipping for nearly half a century. We have brought our shipping knowledge to yacht-building and created three stunning collections – the Classic, the Explorer and the innovative Sport Hybrid – under the Columbus Yachts brand.

One of the most dynamic brands in the global market, we have a unique approach to the yacht building process.

 

M/Y Prima

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Clients deal with the yard owners directly and get decisions immediately. Being yachtsmen ourselves, we understand and are willing to meet client's requirements in terms of customization. While building with true Italian flair, our projects are not so much off-a-platform as most other Italian builders and, compared to most European yards, the pricing is hugely attractive.

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To ensure ownership is hassle-free, the Palumbo Group has established super yacht after-sales and warranty facilities in Naples, Malta and Marseille to ensure your yacht is maintained in impeccable condition.

"Columbus Yachts delivers high quality, technologically advanced yachts with innovative design".

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To ensure ownership is hassle-free, the Palumbo Group has established super yacht after-sales and warranty facilities in Naples, Malta and Marseille to ensure your yacht is maintained in impeccable condition.

"Columbus Yachts delivers high quality, technologically advanced yachts with innovative design".

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The Yard

Palumbo Group was established in Naples in 1967 as a small carpentry and welding workshop for commercial ships. Now, after three generations, it has become one of the largest marine Groups in the Central Mediterranean and is still owned and managed by the founding family.

In 2008 the Group decided to branch out into luxury yachting and launched their first super yacht in 2011, emblematically christened Prima, the First.

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M/Y Prima was a huge success at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show and sold almost immediately.

The Group then took over the super yacht repair and refit facility in Malta to provide turnkey service to super yacht clients as well as ship-owners.

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M/Y Prima was a huge success at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show and sold almost immediately.

The Group then took over the super yacht repair and refit facility in Malta to provide turnkey service to super yacht clients as well as ship-owners.

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The Group now has a refit and super yacht construction facility in Naples, a commercial shipyard in Messina (Sicily), two refit yards in Malta one for commercial shipping and the other for super yacht, a super yacht refit yard in Marseille.

Currently there are two yachts under construction in the historic Naples shipyard.

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Facilities and services

The new construction Naples SuperYachts shipyard located in the commercial port has three covered sheds for new builds and plans for further development are in progress.

The yard has 840m (2,755') of quayside for commissioning and completion works served by two berth-side cranes (7T and 12T) and six telescopic cranes (20T to 700T). The berths are equipped with all the necessary shore services.

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Facilities and services

The new construction Naples SuperYachts shipyard located in the commercial port has three covered sheds for new builds and plans for further development are in progress.

The yard has 840m (2,755') of quayside for commissioning and completion works served by two berth-side cranes (7T and 12T) and six telescopic cranes (20T to 700T). The berths are equipped with all the necessary shore services.

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The Company has been certified ISO 9001 since 1998, ISO 14000 since 2005 and conforms to the organizational and management model under the OHSAS 18001 standard.

All activities are carried in compliance with existing laws and regulations concerning environmental protection.

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Craftsmanship and know-how

Our Columbus Yachts team is young and dynamic and understands that people are vital to the yard's long-term success. Over the years we have nurtured in-house skills and upgraded resources to create a workforce that can perform to the highest standard in the established timeframe.

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Craftsmanship and know-how

Our Columbus Yachts team is young and dynamic and understands that people are vital to the yard's long-term success. Over the years we have nurtured in-house skills and upgraded resources to create a workforce that can perform to the highest standard in the established timeframe.

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Our in-house workers and long-term subcontractors appreciate the level of detail required in modern yachting. Drawing on our experience in ship construction with our team of welders, metalworkers, carpenters, electricians and painters, we are able to offer a level of service unparalleled in the area.

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The Company goal is to become the leading name in new construction, maintenance, refit and repair of luxury super yacht in the Central Mediterranean.

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The Company goal is to become the leading name in new construction, maintenance, refit and repair of luxury super yacht in the Central Mediterranean.

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