Canados announces dealership network expansion with dedicated showrooms

Canados created a net of new dealers in the Mediterranean

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04/04/2022 - 10:57

The Iconic Roman Shipyard, with the developments of its Gladiator range of fast open yachts, has now created a net of new dealers in the Mediterranean, East and West Coast of US and the Caribbean.

The Gladiator line consists of 7 models from 41’ to 96’, all characterized by superior performances, extreme luxury, endless customization and unique construction quality.

The Gladiator Philosophy

Capitalizing on over seven decades of luxury yacht building, Canados started producing the Gladiator line of boats aiming at bringing to the market the quality, the flexibility and customization levels that were only available on large yachts so far.

With models capable from 37 up to 85 knots, depending on the power packages, all Gladiators offer the best consumption to mile ratio, thanks to superior naval architecture.

Exclusive distribution agreements have been put in place in strategic locations around the world.

Canados selected world-class professionals only. All with extremely strong after-sale and service infrastructures in addition to solid financial assets.

All dealers are committed to have demo-boats available on site at all time and provisional production slots so to face growing demand for highly customized Canados’ Gladiator line. Every dealer have in addition dedicated corners and/or showroom for Gladiator’s Design Displays where clients will be able to decide on the quasi-unlimited choices of materials, fabrics, colors, teak…

Canados announces dealership network expansion with dedicated showrooms
Canados announces dealership network expansion with dedicated showrooms

Mediterranean Distribution

Balearics Islands – Smart Yachting

With 3.000 square-meter / 32 000 sq. feet show-room and service facilities, offices in Marina Ibiza, Puerto Portals (Palma)and Puerto Banus (Marbella), Smart Yachting is indisputably one of Spain’s faster growing boat retailer. Smart Yachting, apart from its very strong charter activity has integrated all departments such as mechanic, upholstery, painting, fiberglass, electricity which gives Gladiator clients the insurance of an all year round 360° support.

Saint-Tropez - Mercurio

Part of OMV Group, Mercurio is now the Gladiator distributor for the Gulf of Saint Tropez. With an epic private dock in the heart of the port of Saint-Tropez, a private Marina in Grimaud and 12.000 square

 meter / 3 acres of covered service facilities, Mercurio is considered Saint-Tropez’s leading luxury boat dealer and service center ever.

On top of the marina office, a dedicated Gladiator office will open late April between famous Opera restaurant and VIP Room night-club, with Gladiator Design Displays, allowing clients to chose from virtually unlimited design fixture characterizing Gladiator’s production.   

Saint-Raphael – Bleu Plaisance

A long-time established dealer headed by Laurent Stanozlian, a boating distribution veteran, Bleu Plaisance is our representative for the Easter, Var. With a unique Marina infrastructure, Saint-Raphael is a fast-growing market.

Cannes-Mandelieu – Modern Boat

A family business run by father and son, Modern Boat has been known for a decade as a leading provider of turn-key services in the Bay of Cannes. Modern Boat whose first Gladiator to be delivered for the season is a 50’ Gladiator 493 will, as early as April, open a dedicated Gladiator’s Showroom and Sales office in the port of Mandelieu.

Ajaccio, Corsica – Bizzari Nautic

ne of the top three retailers in Corsica, Bizzari Nautic is now the Canados distributor for the island. With a state-of-the-art 16.000 square meter facility with 6.000 square-meter covered at the threshold of Ajaccio international airport, a private marina with full services and its own shipyard on the port, no doubt Bizzari will be among our leading distributors. Bizzari represents some of the leading brands in Corsica and chose Gladiator to grow its reach of HNWI individuals looking for prestigious and high-quality boats.

Canados announces dealership network expansion with dedicated showrooms
Canados announces dealership network expansion with dedicated showrooms

Overseas Distribution

USA – SLT Collection has been appointed Florida distributor

SLT Collection, headed by two performance boats and yachting veterans, Scot Conrad and Paul Burgess are among North America’s leading professionals. Their 2.700-sq meter / 29.000-sq. feet new showroom with adjacent storage and service facility has no equivalent. Located in Fort Lauderdale, the yachting capital of America, SLT Collection has already 7 Gladiator boats currently in production.

With a soon-to-open secondary representation office in Newport Beach, California, SLT Collection is a premium distribution partner for Gladiator.

Porto Rico – Wally Castro Marine

Wally Castro Marine, a 30-year long established company, is from far the Island’s strongest boat retailer. With an outstanding shipyard and service operation, Wally Castro Marine rolls out over 150 new boats every year.

With a growing tourism industry, incredible cruising grounds between the Dominican-republic and the BVI, Wally Castro occupies a strategic position with enormous growth potential between local buyers and growing international clientele.

Saint-Barth, FWI – Canados Saint-Barth

Canados Saint-Barth is not only a fantastic base for boaters who like to cruise the Caribbean. This dealer has offices in the heart of Gustavia and is in the process of setting up offices in Saint Marteen. With a Gladiator 431 already delivered there, a 493 on its way, a 571 for late 2023 and more to come, Canados Saint Barth is not only a market by itself but an extraordinary window to the US and European marketplaces.

Canados announces dealership network expansion with dedicated showrooms
Canados announces dealership network expansion with dedicated showrooms

What Makes Gladiator Really Different!

In addition to exceptional performances, jaw dropping sea-going capabilities and construction quality, clients are enjoying the unique experience of being able to create their own boat.

No vinyl in any Gladiator, the entire ceilings are upholstered in premium Poltrona Frau® Italian leather. No formica in any Gladiator cabins, all furniture is available in 40 different wood essences.

No gelcoat, all Gladiators units are entirely painted in Awlgrip®. No made in China hardware, just European stainless-steel, anodized aluminum and titanium cleats and the list is almost endless. Clients can now approach the construction of their 43’, 50’, 57’ or 63’ like if they were building a large custom yacht.

2022 Expected Launches and Deliveries

Canados plans to deliver 17 boats this season from 43’ to 143’.

The current order book stands at 33 boats including an Oceanic 76’ Shadow, an Oceanic 100’ Shadow, an Oceanic 143’ Tri-Deck, a Canados 152’ and two Gladiator 96’.

2022 – moreover - will see the launch of the 25 knots 143’ Oceanic Tri-Deck while in 2023, 4 new models will be launched:

- Oceanic 76’ Shadow

- Oceanic 100’ Shadow

- Gladiator 571 Blade

- Gladiator 961 Speed

Canados announces dealership network expansion with dedicated showrooms
Canados announces dealership network expansion with dedicated showrooms
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