Panerai CEO Angelo Bonati was awarded the ‘Premio Italia per la Vela 2010’ prize for Best at Livorno Naval Academy, Livorno, Italy on Friday, April 23. Vintage Boat Restoration Award for Best Antique Sailing Restoration; this award was won by Eilean from Panerai, a Bermuda sailboat built in 1936 by the famous Scottish shipyard Fife (Fairlie), 2007 By the time of the year, Eilean was purchased by Panerai and completely restored in three years.
“Premio Italia per la Vela” 2010 for the Best Vintage Boat Restoration 2010 was sponsored and organized by Tuttovela and awarded by Associazione Italiana Vele d’ Epoca (AIVE). Its sponsors include the Naval Academy of Italy and the 27th Naval Academy and City of Livorno Trophy (TAN). The 27th Naval Academy and Livorno City Boat Race Steering Committee. Winners of this award in the past include the famous sailing ships Amorita, Bonafide and Lulworth, all of whom are familiar to classic sailing lovers.
Original Source: Officine Panerai