Once again, captains of Ferretti Group yachts took the limelight at “Convergence”. This professional training and refresher course was held from the 15th to the 18th of March at the Kempinski Palace Hotel in Portoroz, Slovenia.
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Now in its seventh edition, “Convergence” welcomed 130 participants from all over the world. The meeting consists of an intense schedule of both classroom sessions and outdoor activities, and participants take part in refresher courses organised in collaboration with Ferretti Group's Sales, After Sales and Communication Divisions, as well as its Product Development Department, one of the most advanced yacht research and design centres in the world.
The numerous technical seminars were held by a number of speakers from the Group’s most important technological partners – including MTU, ZF, Besenzoni, Condaria, Gianneschi, Idromar, Naviop, RINA, Rolla and Videoworks – companies which have always worked with the Product Development Department, and especially with AYT (Advanced Yacht Technology), to help provide further and consistent innovation for Ferretti Group yachts.
Other seminars pertaining specifically to captains and their professional role regarding international rules, certifications and classes for pleasure yachts, professional maritime qualifications, fuelling for private yachts and cruising suggestions in the Croatian area were also held during this four-day event.
During the sessions, the Group's technicians and engineers, together with the speakers, offered in-depth insight into the main issues concerning daily management of motor yachts.
Expressly requested by the captains, one-to-one meetings were also held in dedicated areas with the managers of the After Sales & Service Department.
To complete the technical activities, the captains were involved in exciting team challenges, further strengthening the climate of positive collaboration in this important moment to meet and spend time with the Ferretti Group.