30 May 2016

Advanced Yachts and Berthon team up

Berthon Boat Company has been appointed the exclusive agents for the sales of new Advanced Yachts from 60’ to 100’, in the UK and on the East Coast of the USA.

The Advanced Yachts range of high technology, comfortable, fast blue water cruising yachts has been well received internationally. In particular, the Advanced A80 APSARAS crossed the finish line in first position in the Cruising Division of the 2015 ARC. There are many synergies between Advanced and Berthon, since Berthon are supporters of WCC, which runs the ARC, and they sell a number of ARC entrants annually.
In addition, as a brokerage house, Berthon is well known for its sales of performance cruising yachts from Nautor Swan, to Baltic, to Shipman. It is an exciting development  to have the ability to offer a new Advanced Yachts international build.

Marco Tursini, Advanced Yachts President, said: «We are very glad of to have established this very promising partnership with Berthon.
Thanks to their very consolidated presence on the market and their wide experience on top quality sailing yachts, Berthon will help us in being closer to our potential clients granting to them a very qualified contact an professional support.
We are constantly looking out for new ways of improving the quality of our yachts and we are working to develop larger size boats that perfectly match Berthon’s background.
Moreover, together we are planning our presence at some very important events in September, such as Cannes and Montecarlo Boat Shows, to present our boats to friends and clients. We will keep you updated about September events»

Sue Grant from Berthon said: «We are delighted to be working with Advanced selling their extraordinary sailing yachts which we have always much admired. We will be developing the brand in the UK and also on the East Coast of the USA via our office in Newport Rhode Island. We believe that the Advanced mix of sailing ability, excellent interior design, easy operation, good looks and safety has a lot to offer».

About Berthon
The Berthon Sales Division has offices in the UK, South of France and in Newport Rhode Islands and sells around 200 yachts every year.   With a brokerage team of 18 brokers and support staff, it is part of the Berthon Group which has been trading continuously since 1877. Berthon specialises in the sales of high quality cruising and performance sailing yachts as well as motor yachts.

About Advanced Yachts
Advanced Yachts is developing semicustom yachts with an “atelier” approach, developing boats one by one, to perfectly match the customer needs.
The boats are characterized by sophisticated technology and light construction, together with the ultimate hull lines, to provide exciting performance under sail. Safety and easy handling are also part of the Advanced Yachts concept.
Design and functionality, with an Italian elegant touch, are key elements to grant comfort while cruising. The wellbeing feeling on board is also coming from the large spaces inside and outside and the pleasant continuity between them.
The Advanced range is at the moment composed by: Advanced A 44, Advanced A 62, Advanced A 66, Advanced A 80, Advanced A 100.