DECRYPTION – 2021 has been a record year for the superyacht industry, which is embarking on its energy transition.
Glamorous atmosphere in Monaco, which is becoming the epicenter of luxury yachting. Organized by the principality, the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) exhibits from September 28 to 1is October the 118 most beautiful superyachts in the world. Some 450 players in the sector, from shipyards to brokerage (sales) and charter (rental) agencies, including designers, equipment manufacturers and craftsmen, exhibit their know-how.
Morale is high after an exceptional vintage. “2021 was the best year ever for the industry», notes the Super Yacht Times, in its annual report. “Sales of new 30-40 meter superyachts have doubled and 60-80 meter superyachts have almost tripled.»
«Commercial activity broke records with 302 superyachts over 30 meters sold, compared to 180 in 2020. But after this overheating, we should return in 2022 to the average observed before the Covid-19 crisis, with sales oscillating between 140 and 160 copies“, precise…