Vismara Marine Spa is a world leader company in design and production of made to measure yachts in advanced materials. The company is focused in providing efficiently engineered solutions in terms of both yachts and associated services for clients all around the world. These solutions include:
Vismara – The design team is able to develop custom yachts up to and over 30 meters using composite material technology. Their focus is to design both fast cruising yachts and racing yachts competitive under IRC and ORC rules. Through solid partnerships with leading yacht-designers, technicians and architects, Vismara’s goal is to achieve the very best result for their clients.
Production – Located in Viareggio – Italy, one of the best known and largest production location for mega-yachts worldwide and is where the very best suppliers and experts in the yacht industry can all be found. The company operates a 2000 sq.m. facility with a further 1000 sq.m. outside space is in the very heart of Viareggio’s boat building community.
Angeling – Vismara Marine’s concept for its commitment to the ongoing support for the proud owners of their yachts.
Refitting – Utilising the full scope of their Viareggio facility, Vismara Marine is the perfect choice for refitting a yacht to help guarantee high future value.
Brokerage – Available through Grabau International. a comprehensive selection of pre-cherished Vismara and Baltic yachts along with other yachts from new Vismara owners.
Since the early beginnings in 1984, Vismara’s history has been marked by the continuing objective to innovate, without ever resting on their laurels.
This is a route mapped out by their designer and company founder, Alessandro Vismara, a naval architect with an education in Applied Hydrodynamics and Performance Prediction from Southampton. On returning to Italy, Alessandro’s roots start with Perini Navi and fortified in 1990 through an association with Baltic Yachts of Finland, for which Vismara is still the reference point when it comes to conceptualisation and assistance in the Mediterranean and across Europe.
Through more than 30 years of skillful professionalism spent putting heart and soul into building, designing and fine tuning vessels, Alessandro and his team in Viareggio’s success can be measured through their results – In excess of 150 boats customised or built entirely to measure, 300+ boats altered or renovated. and over 600 satisfied boat owning customers.
To provide an experienced and firm guide to our customers as experts in the art of creating and building for the sea. To offer a serious world technical knowledge, product culture and an ethical attitude to business.
To put our whole selves into our work, because our personal involvement is the best guarantee of your satisfaction. This work is also our life and our sacrifices are paid back by the satisfaction we get from your appreciation. That is what pushes us to continue to improve and to invest in our business.
The Vismara Marine company framework is based on people rather than a top down organisational setup: customers can interact directly with any member of the team following the building or refit of their boat, step by step. They passionately believe is that added value comes from people. A company that is able to accept the challenges of innovation and certification is able to look well ahead. The quest for increasingly better relationships and quality begins with investing time and believing in long-term relations between in-house and external skilled worker and the customers.
The Vismara Marine facility is located in the heart of the heart of yachting industries in Viareggio, Italy. Near the Arcipelago Toscano islands of Capraia, Isola d’Elba and others.
Providing 2,000 square metres of covered area, 300 of which serves as office space and 1000 as the dock work area, the operational headquarters brings all of its staff and activities together in one big “house”.
Bringing together design and construction but above all, giving customers the peace of mind that someone is following them and their craft throughout the course of its lifetime, meaning they can enjoy an immediate relationship with all of the people working on it.
An oven for baking craft up to 30 metres in length, ultra-modern extraction systems, painting, vacuum lamination, moving and other processes are all at state-of-the-art levels for the modern boatyard.
Production cycle Iso 9001 – Vision 2000 – Vismara was the first boatyard in Italy to be awarded this certification (2001) through their belief in a certified quality process to guarantee the reliability of its products and the possibility of tracing any faults over time. It uses ISO standards to organise and qualify the collaboration processes between all staff in-house
Environment ISO 14000 – The efficiency-based, eco-friendly approach used when designing yachts has now also been put in place in new industrial systems located at the Viareggio production plant.
Ethics ISO 8001 – The concept of relationships with customers and suppliers applies the parameters defined by this international certification.
Erp – Enterprise Resource Program – The company now complies with the highest possible international standards in terms of economic production planning and management for improved efficiency that can be seen in their finished products.
Vismara V40 IMS “Pistrice” from 1992
1984 – Alessandro Vismara found his design studio after had working some years in Perini Navi as chief of the naval construction and sail engineering in Viareggio. In 1984 he launched the first Vismara/Taddei V3/4 Tonner “Lace Wing”.
1989 – Alessandro Vismara becomes one of the shareholders of the Marine Services shipyard in Viareggio. He developed the R&D team in composite construction. Marine Services also becomes the Baltic Yachts agent for the Italian market. Here he met his friends Davide, Maurizio and Giancarla who remain the main pillar of Vismara Marine today.
1992 – V40 IMS “Pistrice”. The first yacht designed specifically for racing under IMS rule. A pure racing sail yacht with a cosy interior layout.
1994 – V40 Alligator. Utilising cutting edge hydrodinamic studies, vaccum e-glass and carbon fiber construction.
1999 – MAS28. The first motor yacht developed by Vismara, immediately attracting a cult following.
2000 – Vismara + Renzo Piano 60 Kiribilli. Born from the meeting of two great personalities. An elegant maxi yacht witha great maxi yacht packed with innovation and style.
2002 – V34 IMS “Quantum”. Developed under the IMS rating, sisterships VLAG and Asell are still winning races today.
2004 – Cossutti 46 IMS “Belladonna”. A great cooperation with Cossutti. A carbon-hulled 46′ for the IRC rating complete with 3 cabin, 2 heads interior layout.
2006 – Farr 46 IRC “Belladonna”. Another great collaboration with one of the most important names in global yacht design.
2007 – A opening of the new facility in Viareggio. A new space for research and construction. Vismara launch the Baltic 56.04 “Whisper”.
2008 – V50.02 “Dragon 2”. Vismara continues to develop the Easy Sailing concept.
2009 – MY68 “Lolita”. The first Motor Yacht made completely in composite for a lightweight displacement between 30% and 40% compared to the other yachts.
2010 – Vismara V-Hybrid Green-technology. Becomes the trade mark for the hybrid yachts.
2011 – V50 “Energheia”. The first Hybrid Vismara sailing yacht.
2013 – V34 E-POWER “Brusafer”. The first daysailer with electric propulsion.
2014 – Vismara celebrates its 30th year of activity and becomes part of Cose Belle d’Italia.
2015 – V62 Mills SuperNikka. The first yacht born from the collaboration with the Mark Mills. Wins the Mini Maxi Worlds.
2016 – Joins forces with Grabau International in the UK to promote the Vismara brand across the UK and Northern Europe.
Alessandro Vismara presents an overview of his company (Italian with with english subtitles)
The Vismara Team with Mills Yacht Design developed a great yacht: wickedly fast, but elegant and strong at the same time. She is a racer cruiser of the sea made of a carbon sandwich construction vacuumed with epoxy resin.
The new V80 Nakupenda is a yacht with a modern taste and refined , dedicated to the quality of the space on board.
Yachting World June 2016 article on Vismara Marine