Already respected as one of the best builders in international yachting, this Italian firm enters the superyacht market with its Ferretti 80. On this yacht, an owner can combine all the luxuries of home and all the pleasures and freedom of vacation in a yacht of outstanding performance. The size of the Ferretti 80 has been carefully selected to remain under the 24-meter limit where the tax authorities of many nations rule that a leisure craft becomes a pleasure craft and is thus subject to a different tax regime. With its length of 23.98 meters, the 80 is in the leisure craft category. The Ferretti 80 knows no limits when it comes to setting standards for pleasure yachts. Developed from the Ferretti 225, the excellent performance has not only been retained but enhanced. The normally accepted gap between top speed and cruising speed has been reduced, and this means that the Ferretti 80 can guarantee a performance which will match its exclusive role as a compact superyacht. The development from the 225 and the additional length have brought other improvements. The engine room is in a better position and the fuel tanks perform the dual role of holding fuel and acting as a sound barrier from the master cabin. The crew cabins and the auxiliary room have been given a more practical layout. Another improvement allowed by the increase in size is to keep the mooring area aft separate from the cockpit so that the guests can watch undisturbed. This type of detail, of constantly striving to improve the quality and design of the Ferretti motoryacht, is what keeps Ferretti ahead. In five years, 38 prestigious Ferretti 80s have been delivered.