A yacht is a leisure boat or ship for the purpose of cruising. They are sailing or motor. Most Yachts are privately owned by individuals or a company. They can be small sailor boats to extremely large vessels. Big vessels are required by the International Maritime Organisation to transmit their location publically at all times.
Large yacht owners employ full time staff including captain, engineers, chefs, etc. Some luxury yacht owners put up their yachts for hiring, when not sailing, to realise maintenance cost.
There are many types of yachts based on their size, ownership and usage. Some are: Day sailing, weekender, cruising, luxury sailing, and racing yachts etc.
10. Baltic Shipyard Yachts
It’s the oldest shipyard in Russia. It’s been responsible for building Russian battleship. It specialises in merchant ships. It builds semi custom vessels utilizing research & high tech material.
9. Tiara Yachts
It has classic maritime engineered designs, coupled with fresh and timeless styling. The company provides great support to the customers and after sale, customer satisfaction. It has various models catering to individual needs with specifications: Convertible, Fly bridge, and coup.
8. Catalina Yachts
It’s a US based fibreglass yacht. They are the largest boat manufacturers, in the world. In spite of producing small yachts, its mid size cruisers is always in demands. They are convenient to maintain.
7. Viking Yachts
Two brothers from USA started out in 1964 and built sport fishing &cruising yachts. The company produces semi fibreglass yacht. It offers the best in design & performance, primarily because every part of Viking is designed and manufactured at one place.
6. Meridian Yachts
Its one of the renowned yacht & bridge boat manufacturers of North America. It’s the winner of several Marine Industry awards. It’s a part of Sea Ray Co. The yachts are designed for living, cruising and manoeuvring.