A complete guide to new construction shipyards and luxury yacht builders
Upon deciding to commission a new build yacht, an owner will find themselves at the start of a very exciting journey: One that will be exhilarating, yet somewhat overwhelming at times.
You will have likely already arrived at the considered decision to buy a yacht, but who is the best yacht builder to deliver the boat that meets or exceeds the vision that set you off on this exciting journey? Yachting Pages offers a complete guide to a superyacht shipyards and luxury yacht builders; from the steps involved in choosing a boat builder and equipped facility, to the steps involved in the new build process.
The design and build of a luxury yacht is a truly personal experience. Whether customising a design, or striving to create a completely new concept altogether, superyacht owners will seek to work with a yacht builder that truly understands their vision.
Right from the go, a custom construction relies on the collaboration between owner, designers and the shipyard. For the project to be a success all parties have buy into the dream, but how does one choose the right shipyard to deliver the vision?
Whether a semi or full-custom superyacht, excitement, frustration and exhaustion will pave the way before fulfillment, but where does one start? Yachting Pages relays the custom-construction process for buyers as they undertake a new build project.
2017 saw a total of 127 new superyachts delivered to their owners. The year’s deliveries included a sail-assisted motor yacht and another customised Limited Edition from renowned shipbuilder Amels.