Data Summary and Industry Analysis
Each year, ShowBoats International magazine, North America’s premier luxury yacht publication, provides comprehensive data that shows the scope of economic activity in the international superyacht industry. This Global Order Book is updated annually, presenting a list of yachts 24m and longer on order as of 1 September of the previous year at shipyards around the world. Using this unrivaled data, the Global Order Book Annual Reports found below provide in-depth analysis of this data and insight into the state of the superyacht industry.
Market Report Archive
09 December 2014
2015 ShowBoats International Global Order Book
Down by one order from last year, but higher in total length under construction, the 2015 Global Order Book justifies an optimistic future, and reveals the 734 new superyachts in build.
09 December 2013
2014 Global Order Book
For the first time since the GFC, the number of new build projects is higher than that of the previous year. This year’s Global Order Book reveals 735 new yachts are in build.
10 December 2012
2013 Global Order Book
While fewer yachts are listed under construction in 2013’s Global Order Book, the 692 in build orders confirm a future full of activity at most yards, especially those building 40m-plus and custom yachts.
13 July 2012
2012 mid-year Global Order Book update
In the second quarter of 2012, trends speak to a gradually steadying of the superyacht new build market, but experts suggest cautious optimism.
13 December 2011
2012 Global Order Book
The 2012 Global Order Book is an exercise in finding a ‘new normal’ in a changing superyacht industry. While the financial crisis is becoming the norm, there are still 728 yachts listed as in build.
10 December 2010
2011 Global Order Book
The Global Order Book certainly looks different from the days before the crisis, but all is not lost. There are still 749 yachts more than 24m LOA under construction.