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5 reasons CRN is the Italian builder of choice

5 reasons CRN is the Italian builder of choice

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When Sanzio Nicolini founded Costruzionie Riparazioni Navali (CRN) in Ancona, Italy in 1963, he was not afraid to go against the grain. His avant-garde approach-building luxury yachts from steel and aluminium - paid off: by the late 1960s the yard was building 23 metre SuperConeros for a select and discerning clientele. A collaboration with Carlo Riva followed in the 1970s. CRN's yachts gradually got larger through the 1980s and beyond: milestones include 61 metre Il Vagabondo in 1986, 32.8 metre F100 in 1983, 47 metre Azzurra II in 1988, Awal II in 1990, 50 metre Maracunda in 1990, 61 metre Numptia in 2000 and many more. Since 1999, CRN has been part of the Ferretti group with the fleet of outstanding yachts built in the last 18 years.

Standout historical boats built by CRN before 2000 include:

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