A member of the international yacht-building conglomerate Ferretti Group, Italian luxury yacht builder Mochi Craft manufactures motor yachts from 13.65m to 22.59m in length.
History of Mochi Craft
Luxury yacht builder Mochi Craft was founded in the 1960s by Luciano Mochi Zaperoli in Pesaro, Italy. The company started out by building flybridge motor yachts for the Italian and German marine markets. In November, 2001, the Ferretti Group acquired luxury yacht builder Mochi Craft and relaunched it with a new model with retro styling, the 15.5m Dolphin, billed as a “modern take on the historic New England lobster boat”. Today, the Mochi Craft line has five models, built in Forlì, Italy, where luxury yacht conglomerate Ferretti Group is headquartered. The Ferretti Group by acquiring also includes Pershing, Itama, Bertram, Riva, and CRN. In 2012, Chinese investor Weichai Holding Group acquired a controlling interest in the Ferretti Group.
Notable Mochi Craft Builds
In 2010, luxury yacht builder Mochi Craft launched its current flagship, the 22.58m Dolphin 74’ Cruiser. This flybridge motor yacht accommodates eight guests in four en suite staterooms, along with two crew. Maximum speed of the yacht when equipped with a MTU 10V 2000 M94 diesel engine is 32 knots.
Specialisations of Mochi Craft Builds
Luxury yacht builder Mochi Craft manufactures composite motor yachts featuring retro styling and planing hulls for high performance.