The keel laying ceremony of the new 40m Impero was held at Tecnomar Shipyard on Wednesday 2nd November where a ‘good luck’ coin was placed into the keel to invoke good fortune during the construction and throughout its future years at sea.

Designed by Luca Dini in cooperation with the Shipyard Style Centre, this new aluminium semi-displacement yacht will be delivered to her owner in 2013.

The owner with his family and Tecnomar president, Giovanni Costantino, attended the ceremony.

“This ceremony represents an important step forward in the company growth process started on 2009,” says Giovanni Costantino. “We are the only shipyard which implemented and completed a massive reorganization and industrialization plan in just two years. Our fleet today is made up of 21 new models, and recently, four important sales have been finalized