Benetti signs 66 metre contract for John Staluppi

Benetti has announced that the highly experienced superyacht owner Mr. John Staluppi, has signed a contract for a 66 metre semi-displacement, full custom superyacht, project FB269.

Vincenzo Poerio – Benetti CEO reports: "We are delighted of John coming back, especially with such a request, we can define as a very exciting "new challenge". This relationship - with a so faithful client give us a responsibility even heavier than our usual. We are sure to meet once again with his desires. By the way is an unrivaled signal of Benetti's great commercial success - based on customer listening in addition to our working teams unmatchable capabilities to realize any kind of Owners' request"


The James Bond yacht flipper

John Staluppi, one of the nation's largest private car dealers, has owned 18 yachts over the course of his life. All of them were named after James Bond films.


Experienced Yachtsman

There was "Goldfinger," "Diamonds Are Forever," "GoldenEye," "Octopussy," "The World is Not Enough" and the latest, which is under construction, is the 237-foot "Skyfall."


John Staluppi - Philanthropist

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March of Dimes

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