Sometimes more palatial and elegant than many onshore accommodation these construction companies will make the wildest of living style dreams come true at a price that most couldn’t contemplate.
To find a yacht builder click through the Builders, Designers, Dealers, Brokers category opposite and view the following:
• Germany’s Abeking & Rasmussen founded in the early 1900’s are builders of ships up to 80M in length.
• Sunseeker and Pendennis are only two out of many prestigious yacht manufacturers in the UK.
• Burgess Yachts have offices in the United States, UK, Europe and India specialising in concept through to completion, chartering, selling or buying. They have established relationships with worlds most respected shipyards.
• Camper & Nicholsons have offices in the UK, USA and Europe and have extensive experience in the management of new build superyachts.
• Luxury yacht builders Lűrssen has more than 1400 workforce employees and has a history dating back 125 years of yacht building history.
• Drettman-Sunrise Group founded by businessman Herbert P.Baum merges German and Turkish companies to form a formidable yacht building enterprise from headquarters in Bremen.
• Heesen Yachts launched their first yacht in 1979 called Amigo. Manufactured in the Netherlands they have specialised in aluminium and steel yachts and since then have produced more than 150 vessels focussing on performance and luxury.
Having a yacht custom built is a huge financial investment. The various stages from initial contact through to final handover can be complicated but a good management team will lead you through seamlessly ensuring you are kept up to date at all stages. Research the various builders, the designers, the naval architects and visit their establishments to get a feel of where and to whom your money is going. A comfortable feeling once this has been done will reduce much anxiety for next year or two whilst you wait for the handover. Also remember that these reputable companies will know exactly how to deal with a new buyer and will anticipate the sometimes nervous and naive approach to