The CRN shipyard in Ancona, Italy has launched 116 mega yachts and is an important builder of luxury yachts. Their mega yachts are constructed from steel and aluminum from 30 to 70 meters in length. Under the CRN Custom Line name is also semi custom vessels in composite material from 29 to 43 meters under the. CRN has a workforce of around 380 employees. This number does not include out sourced subcontractors, which swell the ranks further.
CRN Yachts is the super yacht side of the Ferretti Group, becoming part of the Ferretti group in 1999. CRN is based in Ancona, Italy, and is the acronym of “Costruzioni e Riparazioni Navali. CRN manufactures luxury yachts with a mix of steel hulls and aluminum superstructures. The CRN yacht bow structure is one unmistakably trademark as well as their idiosyncratic stern designs whereby there if often a gym or spa low down near water level.
CRN builds mega yachts up to 70 meters in length and the philosophy is to blend luxury, comfort, and high performance into state of the art yachts. Full customization means CRN is able to deliver a unique product.
At the beginning of 2003 CRN expanded by buying the Mario Morini shipyard, one of the few Italian shipyards to specialize in steel constructions. CRN now has the ability for simultaneous construction of more than 15 yachts at one time. This expansion has meant that CRN the Ancona shipyard is becoming one of the most important producers of luxury yachts in Europe, and indeed in the world.