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What is the best yacht brand?

What is the best yacht brand?
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At Galati Yacht Sales, we represent the best of the best award-winning yacht brands within various categories, including sportfishing, superyachts, motor yachts, and more. We’re not just saying this because we are authorized dealers of these exceptional brands; an abundance of recognition within the boating industry indicates that these yacht manufacturers are some of the best yacht brands in the world. The boat builders listed below represent the pinnacle of yachting excellence within their respected categories.

Viking Yachts – Best Sportfish Yacht Brand

Viking 54 Sport TowerViking Yachts is arguably the best sportfish yacht manufacturer, with plenty of awards and recognitions to prove it. Its robust battlewagons dominate the blue-water arena year in and year out, with first-place finishes in some of the most renowned sportfishing tournaments around the globe. The Viking Yacht company lives up to its company motto ⁠— building a better boat every day ⁠— by setting new standards regularly on fishing boats with unmatched comfortability and fishability and the use of state-of-the-art technology for superior performance.

Based out of New Jersey, these American-made yachts are 90% produced in-house and range from 38 feet to 90 feet, with popular styles including convertible boats, enclosed bridge yachts, open yachts, and more. 

One thing that sets Viking apart from many others is its customer-first approach. They obtain valuable feedback from essential sources such as dealers, customers, brokers, and others in their exclusive demo program to help them continuously lead the industry in the sportfishing category. No other boat builder holds the passion, vision, and resources to offer a fleet of sportfishers and a matching line-up of hardcore center consoles that compares to the Viking Yacht Company.

View the Viking Fleet | View used Viking Yachts | Our Viking Specialists

Learn more about the brand:

  • Why Purchase a Viking Yacht?
  • Leading the Industry with Pat Healey
  • The Sportfishing Lifestyle
  • History of Viking Yachts

  • Princess Yachts – Best Luxury Motor Yacht Brand

    Princess Yacht - Best Yacht BrandsPrincess Yachts are some of the finest luxury motor yachts, designed with a forward-thinking mentality and meticulous attention to detail. Each model is constructed in Plymouth, England, and is ergonomically sound, highly practical, and spatially perfect to deliver an unforgettable experience while onboard. Princess Yachts is one of the best boat brands in the world, with a strong reputation for design, engineering, and manufacturing excellence.

    Princess Yachts range from 35 feet up to 95 feet, with over 80% of each yacht crafted in-house. The company also offers responsible ways of yachting to build a better future, from hybrid technology to the option of eco-friendly upholstery material and energy-saving technologies and measures.

    The Princess fleet includes the stylish F Class and Y Class motor yachts, vigorous V Class sports yachts, revolutionary S Class sport bridge yachts, spacious X Class super flybridge yachts, and innovative R Class performance sports yachts, each range representing a blend of cutting-edge technology and traditional craftsmanship.

    View all Princess Yachts | View Used Princess Yachts | Our Princess Specialists

    Learn more about the brand:

  • 2022 Motor Boat Award Winners: Princess F45 & Y72
  • All-New Princess F65
  • Princess V50 — Revitalized Design & Technology
  • The History of Princess Yachts

  • Prestige Yachts – Top Boating Brand

    690 PrestigeSince 1989, French Manufacturer, Prestige Yachts has created luxury yachts from 40 feet to over 70 feet as a second home on the water. These stunning motor yachts feature the latest technological innovations, bright and spacious interior layouts, and comfortable accommodations for the ultimate well-being onboard.

    The world-recognized brand creates three diverse model lines, including express yachts, flybridge yachts, and catamaran yachts. Prestige is also one of the first boat builders to design lighter, more dependable, and more comfortable yachts by adopting Pod propulsion systems, which have revolutionized life on board in terms of efficiency, ease of handling, noise, and vibration. With over three decades of experience, Prestige Yachts is the jewel of French naval engineering. 

    View the Prestige Line-Up | View Used Prestige Yachts | Our Prestige Specialists

    Learn more about the brand:

  • The Best Liveaboard Motor Yachts
  • History of Prestige Yachts
  • Prestige Catamarans
  • Seanapps Technology Standard On Prestige Yachts

  • Cruisers Yachts – Top Cruising Brand

    2023 Cruisers Yachts 60 FlybridgeAnother top yacht brand and American-Made yacht manufacturer is Cruisers Yachts. Cruisers Yachts produces affordable, well-engineered motor yachts and family cruisers within the flybridge, motor yacht, express, and outboard yachting categories. 

    Ranging in size from 34-60 feet, these models are some of the most elegant, innovative, and timeless, hand- crafted-vessels in the world. Unrivaled quality, engineered versatility, and all the tools needed to relax, play, and entertain will be at your fingertips when you purchase a Cruisers Yacht. 

    View the Cruisers Line-Up | View Used Cruisers Yachts | Our Cruisers Specialists

    Learn more about the brand:

  • Best American Boat Brands
  • History of Cruisers Yachts 
  • Cruisers Yachts 34 GLS Outboard
  • 60 Cruisers Yachts Flybridge

  • Hargrave Yachts ­- Top Superyacht Brand

    HARGRAVE G120Since 1997, Hargrave Custom Yachts has been in pursuit of manufacturing ground-breaking, luxurious custom yachts and has completed over 100 projects valued at over $400 million. Today, the Hargrave name is considered one of the top brand names in the mid-sized luxury yacht market, featuring custom builds in the 80-90 foot range. Space, speed, efficiency, and comfortable accommodations are of the utmost importance in the yachts of this class, and these key areas are at the core of Hargrave’s building process. Plus, reliable engines, long-range fuel tanks, and stellar cruising speeds make Hargrave Custom Yachts ideal for any cruising or charter venture.

    In 2020, Galati Yacht Sales and Hargrave released a new series of yachts designed entirely with the customer in mind — The Hargrave G120 Galati Signature Series. A custom superyacht with exceptional speed and handling, long-range efficiency, and exceptional use of interior space. The G120 is a true one-of-a-kind motor yacht with five staterooms and a seven-head configuration. Every area on the superyacht is optimized to accommodate ten or more in complete comfort.

    Learn more about the Hargrave and Galati partnership and custom-build the G120 to your liking.

    Shop New & Used Yachts for Sale Worldwide

    With over 50 years of experience in the boating industry, we have the knowledge and inventory to help you find the best yachts for sale. While we specialize in the new yacht brands above, we also offer used yachts for sale in various brands — everything from Tiara, Azimut, Pershing, Sunseeker, and Oceanco — we offer it all!

    Whether you are looking to purchase a new yacht or a used boat for sale, we have you covered! Contact Galati today to speak to a certified yacht broker and explore all yachts for sale worldwide.

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