After investing 40 million euros to compete in next years 2013 American Sailing Cup, set to take place in San Francisco. Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli, unveiled their luxury super yacht which seems to be their best to date, having taken part in the competition four times previously.
Altogether the vessel, which has been sponsored by Mens and Womens Designer Brand Prada, has taken around 52,000 hours to construct, with the labor and aid of a 300 strong team.
Launched last week in...Read Full Story
11 April 2012
Naples/Newport - The Herreshoff Marine Museum and the America’s Cup Hall of Fame today announced the identity of the next three inductees to the America's Cup Hall of Fame. Coming from three distinct America’s Cup eras two of them are Americans and one is Italian.
Credit: Gilles Martin-Raget
Established in 1992 the America’s Cup Hall of Fame celebrates and recognizes the achievements of individuals within the sport of sailing and in particular the America’s Cup competition...Read Full Story
04 April 2012
Team Luna Rossa Challenge 2013, Challenger to the 34th America’s Cup, has been presented today in Mondello, Palermo, at the Circolo della Vela Sicilia, the challenging Yacht Club.
Photo: Carlo Borlenghi curtesy Luna Rossa Challenge 2013
The President of Circolo della Vela Sicilia, Agostino Randazzo, and the Team Principal of Luna Rossa Challenge 2013, Patrizio Bertelli, welcomed the guests, including the President of the Palermo Province, Giovanni Avanti, the President of the...Read Full Story
Miuccia Bianchi Prada, a famous Italian fashion designer, was born in May 10, 1949. In 1978, she was lucky to inherit the Prada business from her mother. She and her husband Patrizio Bertelli led the company’s expansion into ready-to-wear apparell. The youngest granddaughter of Prada founder Mario Prada, Miuccia has a Ph.D. in Political Science.
Prada has long been a financial supporter of art. Miuccia has recently organized a traveling, art-gallery style display of many skirts she has...Read Full Story
May 24 (Bloomberg) -- Prada SpA Chief Executive Officer Patrizio Bertelli talks about the company's growth and pricing strategy. Prada, the Italian fashion company that owns the Miu Miu and Church’s brands, plans to add 260 stores by the end of 2014 to tap demand in emerging markets including Brazil, China and Persian Gulf countries. Bertelli spoke in Hong Kong with Bloomberg Television's Robyn Meredith. (Bertelli spoke in Italian. His remarks are translated. Source: Bloomberg)Read Full Story