Founded 1878 in Genoa, by Nicolò Gavino, who first imported Classic British Navy Pickots coats to Italy.
1965, Giorgio Gavino, the now iconic Pickots became a fashion success on the catwalks of the world.
1972, Giorgio Gavino, developed the family business into a brand. Opening the first Marina Yachting store in Genoa, supported by a small collection, that now featured the famous spinnaker logo.
The iconic product, yet again, was the Pickot, inspired by the products imported over 100 years ago.
Today the brand has grown, however its heart remains the same. Exceptional design, freedom, uniqueness and a love for the sea: these are the values embodied in Marina Yachting.
Now much more than a brand, it is a precise message of style, innovation and good taste that reaches beyond borders. A careful balance between marine sportswear and urban elegance, the brand has left an indelible mark on the history of Italian Style.
The original Italian Marine Lifestyle brand, has set the standard for Quality & Sporty Elegance since 1878.
The company’s famous spinnaker logo has set sail to over 40 countries worldwide, opening 29 franchise stores, 83 shop-in-shops, over 700 wholesale doors and has no intention to stop.
Marina Yachting’s distinctive and iconic combination of classic marine wear with innovative cuts and fabrics is a genuine fashion legend that owes its success to over 130 years of tradition and expertise, and the revolutionary vision of its founder: Nicolò Gavino.