Codecasa

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Codecasa is an Italian luxury super yacht building firm, founded in Viareggio by Giovanni Battista Codecasa in 1825.

The superyacht M/Y Lady Lau built in 2010 at Codecasa shipyard in Viareggio

The company possesses a shipyard which allows them to build steel/aluminium or entirely aluminium vessels between 30 metres (98 feet) and 90 metres (295 feet) in length. The shipyard is situated in one of the port of Viareggio's oldest docks, covering an area in excess of 6500 square meters.[1] The shipyard is also equipped with repairing and refitting of motor and sailing yachts.

The company is responsible for many luxury yachts around the Mediterranean sea. Former clients include billionaires such as Mohammed Al-Fayed who bought his yacht the Sokar, originally built in 1990 as the Jonikal, in the spring of 1997.[2] It has a length of 208 ft 3 inches (63.5 metres) making it the 89th largest yacht in the world in 2007.[3]

Codecasa Yachts was awarded “Best Design” in the large motor yacht category by Yachts Magazine for their 164-foot range of yachts.[4]

References

  1. "History". Codecasa. Retrieved February 13, 2009.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Superyacht Times
  3. Monaco Eye
  4. Boatworld

External links

Media related to Codecasa at Wikimedia Commons