is a maritime design and manufacture company based in Monte Carlo
. Founded by wealthy Italian businessman Luca Bassani
in 1994, Wally has produced an impressive range of high end sail and, more recently, motor yachts, perhaps the most noteworthy to date of the latter being the extraordinary 118 WallyPower
. Wally's sailboats and motor yachts range from the recently introduced Nano 11-meter day sailer/racer through the 24-meter range, and often exceed 30 to 60 meters in length.
Wally is considered to be one of the premier yacht builders, noted for its unique blend of stylish, sleek, minimalist design, power and comfort. Celebrities owning a Wally include Gianni Agnelli, Juan Carlos I of Spain, Marco Tronchetti Provera, and Lindsay Owen-Jones.
In March 2008,Wally unveiled its new luxury megayacht WallyIsland. At 325 feet long, it is one of the largest yachts in the world.
The 118 WallyPower
is the sleek yacht featured in the film The Island
, starring Scarlett Johansson
and Ewan McGregor
. It appears in McGregor's character's mind as a distant memory.