Builder Columbus Yachts


Palumbo Superyachts Ancona s.r.l

Palumbo Superyachts, Via Enrico Mattei 14, 60125

Columbus Yachts produces custom built luxury boats in the superyacht market which are presented here. The shipyard has no current production line models available.


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Company history

Columbus Yachts started with Salvatore Palumbo in 1967 when he bought a small steelworks. Over three generations, the entrepreneur's family successively expanded the company, which eventually became one of the largest shipbuilding concerns in the Mediterranean, the Palumbo Group. The Group owns such world famous brands as ISA, Mondomarine and Extra.

The decision to enter the superyacht market was made in 2008. Columbus presented its first boat Prima in this segment in 2011. The model received many positive reviews at the Monaco Yachts Show and was sold almost immediately. The successful «firstborn» was followed by several outstanding projects that helped the company to gain a foothold in the market.

The Palambo family is, above all, experienced sailors, they understand what their clients need. The company's management carefully selects naval architects and designers.


The shipyard continues its work.

Production .

Today the company's production facilities include 8 shipyards with over 900 employees. Boats for the private segment are being built in Naples. Repairs and refitting are carried out at yards in Marseille and Malta. Annually the concern serves and repairs more than 500 commercial vessels and superyachts.

Model range

The shipyard's portfolio includes semi-custom boats with lengths from 33 to 70 m in steel and light alloys.

All superyachts are designed for long transatlantic crossings and some models can develop decent speeds for their size.

The Liberty series included expedition yachts with flybridge and models also received raised wheelhouse. The Sport Hybrid range combines two not always compatible advantages: speed and range. The lightweight aluminium semi-displacement hull and hybrid diesel-electric propulsion systems help to achieve this performance.

The Berlinetta series consists of displacement boats with steel hull and aluminium superstructure. The yachts in the Oceanic Classic range can travel more than 40000-5000 miles in economy mode, while Oceanic Coupe has higher speed parameters. The Explorer series includes SUV class expedition boats.


Columbus Yachts does not just build luxury and beautiful yachts, the shipyard is committed to providing customers with productive, economical and at the same time environmentally friendly boats. The manufacturer continues to work actively in this direction and introduces green «technologies in its projects.

Columbus Yachts is distinguished by its high-tech «stuffing» combined with thoughtful interiors and living spaces.

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