The famous Lagoon invasion in Sicily


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Sicily could not miss the 40th birthday celebration of Lagoon, the leading French shipyard in the catamaran segment. Spartivento, which of this brand is one of the world’s leading dealers, organized the World Escapade in Sicily, between Capo D’Orlando and the Aeolian Islands, in mid-May.

Spartivento, which is also a leading charter operator in the Mediterranean with six bases in Sicily, the Amalfi Coast, Tuscany and Sardinia, gathered 120 owners , crews and staff to celebrate the event.

Sixteen Lagoon en route to the Aeolian Islands

The Lagoon World Escapade in Sicily kicked off on Friday, May 17, with a welcome ceremony at the Capo D’Orlando Marina followed by a banquet of local products and a fun themed quiz on Lagoon and Spartivento, with a prize awarded by drawing.

The Lagoon 55 is one of the flagships of the Spartivento fleet

On Saturday morning as many as sixteen of the latest generation Lagoon catamarans, starting with the Lagoon 55 on which the Pizzi family (CEO Stefano and daughter Iole, Marketing & Charter Director of Sparticento) was embarked, from Capo d’Orlando Marina for a sail to Salina.

The sail stopped at the iconic Lipari stacks and a lunch and relaxation stop in front of the picturesque Valle Muria beach, where the catamarans performed a spectacular circle formation.

Guests enjoyed agourmet experience on board provided by SAILUXE Chefs, with a menu inspired by Sicilian tradition.

SaiLuxe Service

SAILUXE is the first fully dedicated luxury charter service in Italy that from 2019 offers 5-star vacation experiences on exclusively Lagoon catamarans with experienced captains and Gambero Rosso-certified on-board chefs.

Arriving in the evening at Marina di Salina, the day ended with a Lagoon-themed super party at the prestigious Capofaro estate, with an Aeolian dinner in a magical atmosphere surrounded by rows of Malvasia trees overlooking the sea. DJ sets and dancing will follow.

On Sunday, before returning to Capo d’Orlando Marina, a lavish brunch on board featuring local products prepared by SAILUXE Chefs, enjoyed in the beautiful setting of the former Lipari Pumice Quarries.



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