Baglietto opens a new representative office in Santo Domingo
Baglietto reinforces its presence in the Americas and opens a new representative office in Santo Domingo
La Spezia, 1 March 2023 – After the opening in Australia and Brazil, Baglietto shipyard reinforces its presence in the Americas market and opens a new representative office in the Caribbean in the Dominican Republic. The office will be managed by IBI Yachts, part of IB Nautica Group, one of the largest and oldest nautical group in the area.
Located in one of the most prestigious marinas in the Caribbean – Marina Casa de Campo – IBI will also serve as a qualified Service Point for the shipyard in the area.
“The Americas market is strategical for Baglietto; together with our US headquarter in Fort Lauderdale, the opening of this new office will greatly support our sales network in the region – says Fabio Ermetto, Baglietto CCO. Marina Casa de Campo is an amazing location in the Caribbean area and IB Nautica Group is the ideal support for our clients, that can count also on a very qualified service point.”
“For IBI Yachts is indeed a pleasure to open the doors to this new brand and tighten up our professional relationship after so many years of partnership and collaborations given to export the excellence of the Italian nautical market in the Central America” – says Mauro Caslini, IBI Yachts CEO.
Boat builder Baglietto specialises in the construction of new planing aluminium yachts ranging between 38 and 50 metres in length and steel & aluminium displacement mega-yachts above 40 metres. Baglietto can currently rely on 2 production sites, in La Spezia (headquarters) and Carrara (operating site). The La Spezia headquarters extend over an area of approximately 35,000 sq. m. Over the last few years, the entire production site has been extensively renovated and enlarged. Three new sheds allowing for the construction of yachts up to 65 m in length were built in La Spezia, as well as new fully-equipped quays, to berth vessels of up to 70 m. The operating site in Carrara, conversely, comprises 2 areas of 5,000 sq. m each. One is used to build military crafts, while in the other – now equipped with 4 new sheds – yachts up to 50 m in length are built. Baglietto’s activities are set to grow considerably, not only with regard to the construction of new pleasure vessels, but also in the military sector, with the BAGLIETTO NAVY brand, under which 2 crafts for the Italian Navy are currently under construction.
With 25 years of experience, representing the nautical industry in Central America, it has a service area of 100,000 ft2 for yachts, mega yachts and catamarans. A Travel Lift with capacity for mega yachts, 4 m draught and 12 m length hauling out area, private dock for a 70m yachts and authorized service representative of the major boat parts and replacements brands in the nautical market. Also, IB Nautica counts with a highly professional and qualified staff, trained internationally directly by the brands headquarters.
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