The history of Cantiere del Pardo began in Bologna, Italy in 1973. Their ambitious objective was to produce regatta boats that combined the best possible performance with elegant and innovative design. Today’s Grand Soleil’s timeless style with over 40 years of history have left its mark on a fundamental chapter in the history of modern sailing. For years, Cantiere del Pardo has been creating yachts with care and passion, each one unique, thus establishing the company as one of the top producers worldwide. Because the Grand Soleil yachts are an icon of 'made in Italy' style.