Browse our selection of some of the finest Azimut yachts for charter on the market today.
The Azimut brand began as a small sailing charter company in 1969, and rose to become one of the great luxury yacht builders of the world. Part of the powerful Azimut-Benetti Group but remaining proudly family-owned, Azimut builds fast fibreglass planing yachts from 10 to 37m. Sporting trademark Italian style, impressive performance and advanced technology, Azimut currently constructs five ranges: the Atlantis, Flybridge, S Collection, Magellano Flybridge, and Grande Collection. Azimut has multiple shipyards across Italy and Brazil, and offers the world’s largest yacht dealer and service network. Azimut has achieved RINA Green Plus notation and is known for its innovative eco-friendly solutions.
Azimut came from humble beginnings. In 1969, Paolo Vitelli founded Azimut Srl as a sailing charter company, which quickly made a name for itself as an importer of prestige boat brands. By 1975, Azimut began designing popular fibreglass boats, such as the AZ 43’ Bali, and the AZ 32 Targa, which came to be known as the ‘Fort T of the boating world’ for its mass-produced popularity. By 1982, Azimut had also launched the Azimut 105’ Failaka in 1982, which was the biggest mass-produced fibreglass yacht of its time. However, while these boats were Azimut-designed, they were not built by Azimut. It wasn’t until Azimut acquired Benetti Yachts in 1985 that Azimut had the experience and production facilities to start constructing its own yachts. Azimut would become legendary for their fast planing flybridge yachts, offering innovative design developments that would revolutionise the superyacht industry, including large frameless windows and walnut interiors. Azimut remains at the forefront of fibreglass yacht construction today, with award-winning yacht ranges including the Magellano 50, an eco-friendly dual planing and displacement yacht which was awarded ‘European Powerboat of the Year’ and ‘Best Innovative Design’ at the World Yacht Trophy awards in 2011. The Azimum brand drives constant innovation thanks to the combined R&D might of the Azimut-Benetti Group, and Azimut is an industry leader in environmental sustainability.
Azimut builds its fleet across three shipyards in Italy and one in Brazil. Avigliana, near Turin, is home to Azimut headquarters and a modern shipyard constructing fibreglass yachts under 72 feet. Azimut’s larger vessels are built in the Viareggio yard in a spectacular architect-designed facility complete with an owner’s design lounge for client customisation. Savona is the outfitting, servicing, and delivery yard for Azimut, with state-of-the-art facilities across Savona Port and Varazze Marina. Azimut yachts are also built in Brazil at Itajai shipyard, a modern facility of 200,000sqm. There is also an Azimut Service Centre in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. To find out more about owning an Azimut yacht, please contact the Bluewater team.