Cantiere Orioli


The Orioli ‘s  family has been building and repairing ships and boats for more than 70 years ago with the business passing from father to son. Since the middle  twentieth  century to the present day, the family members have always approached this commitment passionately and professionally.

The history of the Orioli’s  family shipyards dates back to 1946  when master builder Enrico Orioli set up his yard in Marina di Ravenna, on the eastern side of  Emilia Romagna, about 100 km from Bologna .

The Family operates  in the field of marine services, primarily targeting consumers and seaside fishing operators (these were the years in which were spreading in Romagna the first “flies”).

In  succession  of  the years, the new  generations  take  care of   a gradual evolution of market demand and feeling necessity  to expand its headquarters, its structures and their knowledge in order to offer services even to a  pleasure  Boat Owner.

We arrive to 90’s, and it ‘s  time of the third generation, currently on  the business, continuing the expansion  in terms of logistics and the professional approach , in order to satisfy customer  demanding .

The company has experienced in recent years a continuously   growing,  able to respond promptly to  fast development of nautical market and today offers  one  the most qualified nautical facilities in the Adriatic, which is able to  accommodate at the same time, prestigious maxi yachts and important work vessel .

The main processes offer  on pleasure or working  yachts  are as follows : maintenance, repairs, careenage, fittings, furnishings and storage with specialized  worker  for each sector (electronic, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, carpentry .

Historical  Works:

Technical Assistance  interventions and  for the  12 meters  S.I. Azzurra  and Enterprise of Italian Association  for the  1983 America’s Cup   Challenge,

Execution internal and external structural changes, seasonal maintenance routines, Il Moro di Venezia I, II, III ,

Emeraude l.f.t. 22m-Restructuring total maxi yacht and tonnage in I.M.S.,

The company was able to increase his satisfaction with the construction of Fantastica, the more modern example of Class 40 designed by Guillaume Verdier.

The client consists mainly of Italian and foreign yachtsmen, local company (fishing boats, motor boats for offshore services and boats  used for various Port services) and  in  minor  way  by public  company (Italian Cost Guard , Start ).

30 ° years  of partnership with Ferretti Group, (Ferretti Yachts, Custom Line and Pershing );

Service  Point and launching marina  for  Wally, Performance Boat, Beneteau  and Arimar


Square meters of dry dock


Square meters of sheds


Floating basin careening - ton


Travel lift - ton


The shipyard  has 20,000 square meters of  external  dock yard and 2,500 square meters of  internal  sheds ; Floating Dry dock  500  Tons , n.2 Travel lift (160 or 80 Tons) , Auto self-propelled crane   ,all these facilities  allow us to  manage   client necessity  ; it is also available for the mooring of vessels up to 70 m  a   quay of 100 mt.

Among the facilities available there are several workshops where is  possible arrange  followings   jobs : Mechanical  , Carpentry, Wooden , Yacht interior construction and refurbishment ,Painting  , build and repair  Fiberglass  or  composites material  


Below is a list of the facilities and equipment available:

• Floating Dry dock  500 t (13 mt inside width, average sea draft 4.5m)

• Travel Lift 160 t (max 9.6 m wide)

• Travel Lift 80 t

• Auto self-propelled cranes from 50 t

• Fork Lift 80

• Hydraulic Cart brings 160 tons boats

• Hydraulic Cart door 40 t boats

• Aerial Platform 18 mt

• Aerial Platform 10 mt

• Dock for mooring 100 m up to 70 m, average 5m sea draft.

• 2,500 square meters of sheds

• 20,000 square meters of external dock yard

• Wooden workshop

• Mechanical workshop

•  Carpentry

• Sika refit center

• Antifouling   and  Anti osmosis Center(Jotun and Internatioanl)

•Technical Office

• Headquarter Office


Orioli Shipyard is well-known to its Customers thanks to its services which indisputably represent excellence in Nautical department .

Success, innovation and technology are now reality and are also  a solid base on which the Shipyard  has decided to establish a new engagement: giving Customers a 360° service.

Our commitment is to maximize  the value of time by taking the Shipowner’s place in all those  additional components that the product requires and which could interfere with the  pleasure of living  the sea and one’s own time.

In order to reach our goal we have decided to put forward our entire Internal Group strengths and have accomplished, together with a first –rate  supplier, a range of service designed exclusively for our Customers and tailor-made to every boat,

Our  technicians are able to carry out work on all types of vessels, from small wooden boats to mega yachts up to 55 meters,

Renowned for the restoration of vintage boats, the shipyard develops all phases for the restoration and re-evaluation yacht  sail or motor, offers storage services, ordinary and extraordinary maintenance, sail and rigging, mooring dock for boats up to 70 meters long,

Taking care of cleaning and of any type of supply – from ship chandler  to the fuel supply – and  of  all nautical practices.

It performs all activities related to the shipbuilding industry: sanding, painting, mechanics and tool making, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, repairment of VTR and Composite  Material , wooden  varnish treatment, anti-fouling treatments – is recognized as an application center Jotun and  International .

The shipyard  notify the owner on progress with reports and photos, within budget and deadlines.

• Water and electricity

• Toilets and showers

• Mooring and scuba diving service

• Raft Assistance

• Weather service

• Wifi connection

• Channel VHF Radio Surveillance 9

• Reserved park

• Mechanical assistance, electrical and electronics

• Maintenance and repair boats made of fiberglass, iron, wood and composites

• Painting Center for  external  and interiors ,in area at a controlled temperature

• Service of the sail loft, upholstery and laundry

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Cantiere Orioli

Address: Via del Marchesato 23 – 48122 Marina di Ravenna RA – Italy

Phone: +39 0544 530429 – Fax: +39 0544 530324


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