In a spectacular event that can only ever be created by a classy Italian shipyard, Tankoa Yachts has launched and christened the first of the yachts they are building.
Suerte, a 69 metre yacht designed by Francesco Paszkowski was launched in a sensational ceremony that included a ballerina floating through the air suspended above the yacht by a bevy of balloons filled with helium and an impressive display of fireworks, each choreographed to a stunning musical soundtrack.
Over 500 guests sat down to a lavish dinner hosted by Tankoa. Musicians played moving from table to table, fine wine was served and it was difficult to perceive that just four days ago the carpeted floating dock on which the ceremony was hosted was in use by a yacht under refit.
Suerte will now undergo the final stages of fitting out and undertake sea trials during late July.
She will be one of the more anticipated new yachts to grace this years Monaco Yacht Show in September and will be berthed on the T dock.