With a plethora of shipyards available, both seasoned and novice yacht buyers frequently ponder over which ones to prioritize.

Are there standout yacht brands that dominate the market, or is preference the determining factor? Let's explore some of the leading yacht brands to keep an eye on!

1. Feadship:

Based in the Netherlands, Feadship stands out as one of the rare shipyards crafting fully customized superyachts. Since the 19th century, Feadship has dedicated itself to producing luxury motor yachts tailored to the unique specifications of its clientele.

Renowned for their exceptional quality, Feadship has constructed some of the most prestigious motor yachts in existence, such as Madame Gu, Moonrise, Symphony, and Anna. Their Amsterdam facility in Western Harbour is presently undergoing expansion to accommodate yachts up to 160 meters in length.

Feadship for sale

Feadship 1997 | 180ft

Golfe Juan, 06 - Alpes-Maritimes

€26,750,000 (US$28,856,464) tax included

1996 Feadship Full Displacement Motor Yacht | 180ft

Loano, Savona

US$28,500,000 tax not paid

2. Lurssen:

Since 1886, Lurssen has held the distinction of being one of the premier yacht brands globally, pioneering the world's first motor yacht. With a legacy dating back to 1875, this German family-owned shipyard has manufactured over 13,000 vessels, including some of the largest luxury yachts like the iconic Azzam.

Lurseen Yachts for sale

2015 Lurssen Motor Yacht | 299ft

Sete, 34 - Hérault

€230,000,000 (US$248,111,655)

2007 Lurssen 147' | 147ft

US$3,900,000 tax not paid

3. Benetti Yachts:

Benetti Italian Shipyard unequivocally ranks among the finest yacht brands today. Their luxury megayachts blend cutting-edge technology with tasteful design and expert craftsmanship. Benetti's meticulous attention to detail is evident in their expansive deck spaces and sleek vessel designs.

Benetti Yachts for sale

2023 Benetti 34M OASIS | 113ft

Miami, Florida


2009 Benetti 120 | 120ft

Sanremo, Imperia

€6,750,000 (US$7,281,059) tax not paid

1983 Benetti Custom Lloyds M.Y. | 112ft

United States


How to choose

When navigating the array of top yacht brands, remember that they offer diverse options to cater to individual preferences. To select the right yacht from these esteemed brands, consider the following factors:

Purpose: Determine whether you seek adventure in the Arctic Circle or glamorous gatherings along the French Riviera. Different types of yachts excel in various activities, be it luxury cruising, exploration, or fast-paced adventures.

Size: Assess how many guests you plan to entertain onboard. While oversized superyachts may excel in accommodating numerous guests, they might not suit your needs if you prefer more intimate gatherings, and vice versa.

Budget: Establish a budget to streamline your options and compare models offered by different manufacturers within your price range.

Amenities: Define the amenities essential for your yachting experience. Consider features like onboard facilities, entertainment options, and luxurious extras to ensure your ideal vessel meets your requirements.

Trial: Recognize that selecting the perfect yacht requires firsthand experience. Take the opportunity to view and experience potential yachts in person rather than relying solely on virtual assessments.

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