oceanfast Yachts for Sale
Oceanfast Yachts is a leading superyacht builder based out of Australia, who has successfully launched some of the most notable superyachts worldwide. The Australian shipbuilder offers customers innovative designs and manufacturing excellence, combined with customization and flexibility to produce the most unique and awarded luxury motor yachts in the world.
Well-known launches by Oceanfast include the 177’ FORTUNATE SUN, the 102’ AP, the 227’ NOMAD, the 150’ PERFECT PERSUASION, and more, designed by some of the top stylists in the world, including Tim Heywood, Donald Starkey, Bannenberg & Rowell, and Sam Sorgivanni.
Oceanfast began in 1983 by businessmen Don Johnston and John Farrell, based out of Western Australia. The Australian superyacht manufacturer is owned by Austal, Limited, a publicly listed company on the Australian Stock Exchange. In May 1999, Austal acquired Oceanfast, which then made a range of vessels including, small ferries and luxury motor yachts. Oceanfast had a reputation for quality of design and finish but was undercapitalized.
Today, Austal (parent company of Oceanfast) is a global shipbuilder and defense prime contractor, a recognized world leader in the design and construction of customized commercial and defense vessels. The company has designed and manufactured over 255 vessels for over 100 operators in 44 countries. Customers benefit immensely from their extensive network of product support bases worldwide, which include offices in Europe, Japan, and the USA. Oceanfast’s development in the luxury motor yacht sector, combined with Austal’s success in the defense and commercial sector, present many exciting opportunities for the company.