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Coordinates: 43°51′48″N 10°14′13″E / 43.8634276°N 10.2369666°E / 43.8634276; 10.2369666

Founded1825; 195 years ago (1825) in Viareggio, Italy
FounderGiovanni Battista Codecasa
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Codecasa is an Italian luxury super yacht building firm, founded in Viareggio by Giovanni Battista Codecasa in 1825.


The shipyard Codecasa was created by Giovanni Battista Codecasa in 1825.

In 2010, Codecasa launched the superyacht Lady Lau.[1]


The superyacht M/Y Lady Lau built in 2010 at Codecasa shipyard in Viareggio

The company possesses a shipyard which allows them to build steel/aluminium or entirely aluminium vessels between 30 and 90 m (98 and 295 ft) in length. The shipyard is situated in one of the port of Viareggio's oldest docks, covering an area in excess of 6500 square meters.[2] The shipyard is also equipped with repairing and refitting of motor and sailing yachts.

The company is responsible for many luxury yachts around the Mediterranean Sea. Former clients include billionaires such as Mohammed Al-Fayed who bought his yacht the Sokar, originally built in 1990 as the Jonikal, in the spring of 1997.[3] It has a length of 208 feet (63.5 m) making it the 89th largest yacht in the world in 2007.[4]

Codecasa Yachts was awarded “Best Design” in the large motor yacht category by Yachts Magazine for their 164-foot range of yachts.[5]

Famous yachts[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Codecasa launches the 65m Lady Lau Superyacht,, 21 June 2010
  2. ^ "Our history". Codecasa. Retrieved 22 June 2017.
  3. ^ Superyacht Times
  4. ^ Monaco Eye
  5. ^ Codecasa Yachts,
  6. ^ Patti Payne, Two world-class yachts – Georgia and Invader – settle into Seattle waters for a stay (Photos),, 21 June 2017
  7. ^ Luisa Kroll, Billionaire Darwin Deason Spends "Absolutely Foolish Money" On His 205-Foot Mega-Yacht And Loves Every Moment,, 7 May 2012
  8. ^ (in Italian) Giorgio Armani sbarca in Sardegna con il megayacht Main,, 12 August 2015

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