Oct 022010
Penelope Cruz Distar Princess yacht

Penelope Cruz aboard the Distar Princess yacht - built by Princess Yachts in 2002

Introduction to luxury custom built yachts, sportfishing vessels, catamarans, super yachts, performance yachting and cruising builders and manufacturers from around the world.

A.Mylne & Co

A Mylne & Co was acquired by Ace Marine Ltd in 2007 a firm of Naval Architects based in Fife, Scotland. They are now able to offer traditional classic yacht design with modern technology.


Abeking & Rasmussen

Yacht Manufacturer of high quality, luxury motor and sailing yachts from Germany. Whether you’re looking for a performance yacht, a cruising yacht or motor yacht – Abeking and Rasmussen has the technical knowhow.


Alloy Yachts Kokomo 2010

Alloy Yachts Kokomo 2010 Winner - ISS Award Best Sailing Yacht 40m+

One of the world’s leading builders of custom built superyachts, Alloys Yachts International can build vessels between 30m and 60m in length. Based in Auckland New Zealand, they handle commission from all over the world


Amels Holland

Amels Holland offer the highest quality in the construction and refit of super yachts. According to their slogan, the only thing their yachts have in common is that they’re all masterpieces.



Azimut Flybridge Range 43 motor yacht

Azimut Flybridge Range 43 Motor Yacht

Ever since the company’s foundation by Paolo Vitelli in 1969, Azimut has dedicated its efforts to acquiring a unique expertise in the construction of fiberglass boats and motoryachts.




Baia One Hundred Power Yacht

Baia-GPS 2010 Powerboat World Champion

Based in Naples Italy, Baia have been building performance motor yachts since 1961 when they used to work in wood. Nowadays, most of ther boats are built from fiberglass and are designed with speed, versatility and class are combined. All Baia yachts utilise the most innovative technologies and expert craftsmanship.


bavaria yachts

Bavaria yachts


German based Bavaria yachts are seen as good quality yachts at very low prices.

Quite often, a new Bavaria yacht will come at a price similar to second hand prices of some other makes.

They will not appeal to everyone, but the price is difficult to resist.

And with dealerships almost all over the world, you have every opportunity to size one up for yourself.



Beneteau Motorboat

Beneteau Motorboat

French based Beneteau has been making boats for over a century – starting life in Trawlers. Nowadays, they are popular among part-time as well as racers and are represented in almost every country around the world.

You’ll see a Beneteau in almost every yacht club.


Birchwood Marine International

From the 340 to the 510, these motorboats are built to suit all preferences, whether sporty, luxury or spacious. You will be assured of the very best in leading edge boat design and quality British craftsmanship.


Blubay Yachts

Blubay Yachts

Blubay Yachts - TC 45

Whether you’re looking for a 45′ motor yacht – such as the TC 45 above – or an 86 foot Catarmaran, you should take a look at Bluebay from Cannes, France.


BroadBlue Catarmaran

BroadBlue Catarmaran


UK based Broadblue specialise in producing high specification, fast cruising catamarans.

The vessels have streamlined styling with innovative interiors providing a new type of luxury boat.


Buddy Davis

Davis Yachts are builders of custom, luxury sportfishing yachts characterized by the finest rough-water hulls on the ocean. In addition to the superior performance characteristic, a Davis also stands out from other sportfishing yachts with its uniquely attractive bow flare, smooth flowing lines and fine crafted interiors.



Burger Areti Motor Yacht

Burger Areti Motor Yacht

American based Burger Boat Company, founded in 1863, designs and builds custom aluminum motor yachts ranging in size from 25-50 metres.


Catalina Yachts

Catalina Yachts have developed the most complete range of sailing yachts built today. For over thirty years an unwavering dedication to building well-designed, durable, family oriented boats that are the best value available.


C R Yachts

C R Yachts based in Southampton offer small, affordable performance yachts for sale and brokerage. Swedish models are built to order.


CBI Navy Wolf Interior

CBI Navy Wolf II Interior

CBI Navi

Located in Viareggio, Italy, CBI Navi is a total facility shipbuilder that specialises in the construction of luxury, long range full or semi-displacement custom motor-yachts.



One hundred years experience in boat building have made Guy Couach the leading French builder of high technology motor yachts.


CRN Superyachts


CRN SuperYachts

CRN SuperYachts

The yachts by CRN are everything a ship-owner could want. Style, elegance, prestige, exclusiveness, but giving the possibility of expressing oneself and creating ones own wishes.


Dale Nelson

The Dale Motor Yachts once described as the Rolls Royce of the seas. Creators of Performance and superboats.



Dalla Pietà Yachts

Dalla Pietà achieved his life-dream when he built his first boat in 1949 and his name has now become synonymous with outstanding craftmanship. Based in Venice with dealerships across Europe.


Dahm International yacht broker

Dahm International – for yacht brokerage, new build, worldwide charter, service & refit, consulting and management. Based in Majorca but serving worldwide.



Dehler is a well-established yachting name in Germany and throughout the rest of the world. The name stands for quality, comfort and performance, but especially for ‘easy handling’. Try visiting the Dehler owners club for more information.


Delta Marine

Seattle based Deltas’ goal is to construct yachts that represent the best in the art of shipbuilding. Delta begins with your vision and then they add the skill of the craftsman.


Elan Marine

Manufacturers of sailing yachts and power boats, Elan Marine utilise modern know-how and traditional craftmanship to produce their range of fast family cruisers.


Fairline Boats

Fairline Boats plc is regarded as one of the world’s most influential, experienced and respected powerboat builders with export sales are currently running at 90%.


Falcon Yachts

Italian based Falcon concentrate on the design and building of Super yachts. The new Falcon 114, at 34 metres is destined to become the company’s new flagship


Grand Soleil

Grand Soleil produce a range of performance cruisers between 34 and 64 feet in length, in addition they offer a brokerage service specialising in pre-owned Grand Soleils and other quality yachts above 35 feet in length.


Hanse Yachts

Hanse Yachts produce a range of offshore sailing vessels from 30 to 52ft. This German company are renowned for their elegant hull designs.


Hatteras Yachts

Hatteras builds all its boats with a solid fiberglass hull bottom, and only Hatteras warrants its hull for five years – a testament to the ruggedness of its boats


Heesen Shipyards

Heesen deliver unique designs for very particular clients combining the best in elegance, seaworthiness and performance.



Yachts Sea tested in the most extreme of conditions, seven decades of expertise make Hinckley Yachts both safe, refined and elegant.



Jeanneau yachts

Jeanneau yacht

Loved by the charter fleets the Jeanneau yacht range can usually cater for all tastes. Rather than being handbuilt the Jeanneau range is instead built on production line principles with standard furnishings in teak. All materials are carefully chosen, and cut with precision.



Jongert yachts are unique and are largely tailored to the customer’s requirements with comfort and luxury being major factors in design.



Octopus Paul Allen Lurssen

Octopus Paul Allen Lurssen

Just about the only two things that Paul Allen of Microsoft and Larry Ellison of Oracle have in common is that they both use Lurssen of Germany to build their superyachts.

Octopus, on behalf of Paul Allen is the second largest superyacht in the world at 414 feet or 126 metres. But this was soon followed by Larry Ellison Rising Sun at 453 feet, 138 meters.



UK Based A.H. Moody and Sons are a well known name in performance yachting and cruising.

From the website: “Yet faster passage times are only part of how we define performance at Moody. Performance means being able to sail into challenging seas with unshakable confidence in the seaworthiness and stability of your vessel.”



Najad are well known for their skill and quality in boat building, this Swedish company’s sailing yachts are produced using the latest technology together with traditional techniques.



The complete fleet of Oceanco yachts reveals a very wide range of layouts, details and features. Oceanco can be found in Europe, America, South Africa and Monaco.


Pearl Yacht

British made motor yacht that has redrawn the conventions of its class. Its thoughtful layout offers more living space than any of its rivals, while the hand-finished staterooms are the epitome of luxury.



This innovative company are always at the forefront in the application of new technologies particularly in the new concept of ‘open’ sailing.


Princess Yachts

Princess 95 Motoryacht

Princess 95 Motoryacht

Over thirty years of experience and the work of craftsmen in Plymouth boatyards has spread the Princess reputation throughout the world.


Quorning Boats of Denmark

Dragonfly Sailboats provide the newest in trimaran architecture featuring collapsable outer hulls for more efficient docking.  As used by Ellen McArthur.


Riva Ferretti Group

riva ferretti speedboat

Riva Ferretti speedboat

Riva is one of the world’s oldest and most renowned shipyards with a reputation for building boats of exceptional quality and craftsmanship. These distinctive speedboats are covetted by Rock stars and movie stars alike.


Royal Denship

Royal Denship has a mission to produce luxury superyachts and motoryachts of uncompromising quality, combining the worlds best and most thoroughly tested composite technologies.


Royal Huisman

Royal Huisman is a shipyard that is determined to hold the torch for the finest custom engineering and craftsmanship. Its mission is to create exceptional individual yachts, classic or modern, sail or motor, from 30m-90m/100-300ft, for individuals with exceptional vision and discriminating standards.The yard is family-owned and was established in 1884. The award of the “Royal” warrant in 1984 gave recognition to 100 years of quality and excellence – a highly prized accolade and one that is earned neither rapidly nor easily.


Rustler Yachts

Rustler Yachts, based in Cornwall, build classic yachts with some of the most complete specifications that can be found in its yachting class.



Sabdes Design

Sabdes Design

Based on an earlier Sabdes design, the new 70 metre is suitable for use as both a private MegaYacht or in a Share-Owner capacity.  A third scenario sees a series of 6 yachts built for operation in the form of club membership with the vessels operating simultaneously, each in a different region of the world.



Sunseeker Predator 130 Performance Motoryacht

Sunseeker Predator 130 Performance Motoryacht

Whether you seek a sporty day boat or weekender, or a yacht for comfortable long-range cruising in style, a Sunseeker is an ideal choice – and a practical one.


Viking Yachts

Building a better boat everyday has been Viking’s philosophy for over 40 years, and this is why Viking leads the industry today in performance, innovation, engineering, and luxury.



Wally Superyachts

Wally Superyachts

Each Wally yacht contains everything that makes life on board a pleasure, similarly WallyPower boats combine comfort, speed, safety, design and enjoyment. Based in Monaco.



Zeydon Yachts

Zeydon Yachts

A new brand of sailing yachts styled in collaboration with BMW Group DesignworksUSA. Zeydon NV is a Belgium based shipyard building semi-custom luxury sailing yachts with a unique design, ranging from 60 to 100ft.


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