Brokerage Yacht Market in 2022 : A Review of key Trends and Developments

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Since 2020 the Sale & Purchase yacht market has shown contineous growth both on new yacht deliveries and on the second-hand market. Market shows persistent strength, while the entry-level categories are also seeing increased ordering by lower-income consumers.

For the past 2 years there has been a higher number of catamarans being sold, a few reasons for that include:

  • High demand for catamarans in general, leading to a large number of sales for a popular brand like Lagoon or Sunreef.
  • Good marketing and sales efforts by shipyards, which drive more sales of their boats.
  • Positive word-of-mouth and customer satisfaction with Lagoon catamarans, which could be encouraging more sales.
  • Attractive financing options offered, making the boats more accessible to buyers.

European shipyards are reporting full order books with very few slots available in 2023 and 2024 therefore you may want to take advantage of the second hand market. WI Yachts is specialised in second hand yacht sale we will be there, at your side, to organize the sale of your yacht and to put our 25 years of experience at your service. A longevity that we owe to our values of integrity, transparency and our demand for excellence, to which we owe your trust.

Vitters sailing yachts sold

Vitters 140′ (42m) Sold – SARISSA

Sailing Yacht Sarissa was built in Netherlands by Vitters and delivered in 2011. She is in the top 30% length overall worldwide. She can accomodate up to 10 guests with 6 crew members. WI yachts proudly introduced the buyer.

7,950 000€ Vitters 122′ (37m) Sold – GHOST

Built in carbon fibre by Dutch yard Vitters, Ghost was delivered in 2005 and went on to win a Neptune trophy as Best Performance Sailing Yacht at the 2006 World Superyacht Awards. Listed for sale by Burgess, she has been sold with the buyer introduced by Matt Albert at Yachting Partners International, and Emmanuel Pertuisot at Windward Islands Yachting. Asking Price was: 7 950 000€.

Catana catamarans

2,500 000€ Catana 70 sold

Flagship of Catana shipyard, the Catana 70 is a subtle blend of comfort (worthy of a superyacht) and performance.
Sail ever faster (with revolutionary curved daggerboards for example) in complete safety, is the ethos of this fabulous model.
This 2015 is a 5 cabins version, “full options” (including North Sails 3Di sails).

The asking price was 2 500 000€

Sunreef power catamaran yachts

2,900 000€ Sunreef power 68 sold

We are pleased to announce the sale of the Sunreef suprême 68 MAYRILOU with Emmanuel Pertuisot from WI Yachts as the buyer’s representative. From 2018 Mayrilou is a power catamaran from Sunreef yachts. She has 5 double guest cabin and 2 crew cabins. She has LOA of 68ft and a beam of 35ft, fully equipped for successful charter program with management.

She was listed at 2,9m€ ex VAT.

Lagoon Catamarans sold

1,250 000€ Lagoon 620 sold

This Unique Lagoon catamaran 620 with doors to forepeaks, 5 cabins version with bulkheads strengthened, done by Lagoon representative during 2019 refit. She was listed for sale at 1 250 000€ and was sold by WI Yachts in 2022.

550 000€ Lagoon 570 sold

WI yachts is very proud to have sold this Lagoon 570 that originally belonged to Mr. Yvan Beneteau. It has therefore benefited from special attention from the shipyard, with carbon reinforcements in the beams, for example.

Asking price was 550 000€.

795 000€ Lagoon 560 sold

This 2012 56ft catamaran from Lagoon is a 5 cabins version (4 double + 1 with bunk beds), “Cruising pack”. She was privately used since her launch and professionally maintained. Fully equipped

VAT paid, she was asked for 795 000€.

350 000€ Lagoon 470 sold

This Lagoon 470 is a 4 cabins version. Her complete refit was done in 2020/2021 including new engines Volvo 50hp, new sail-drives, new Maxprop propellers, new rigging, new valves, … Asking price was 350 000€.

Second hand 1,052 000€ Lagoon 52F sold

This Lagoon 52 from 2019 was asked for 1 052 000€. The Lagoon catamaran 52ft model was with the buyer and the seller introduced by WI Yachts.

Fountaine Pajot Catamarans sold

890 000€ MY 44 Sold

This yacht is designed for long and extended cruises while remaining comfortable with its 20m4 living room, a fully equipped kitchen, a master suite with a flat screen TV, as well as a breathtaking elegance and refinement with its flybridge of 12m2 and all its panoramic windows throughout the boat which offers a breathtaking 360 degree view! She was sold with a buyer and a seller introduced by WI yachts. 2020 MY44 Asking price was 890 000€.

Neel trimarans sold

Neel 51 935 000€ sold

Neel 51 from the shipyard specialized in trimaran construction. Delivered in 2018 she is a 4 cabins version fully equipped.

Survey report of October 2020 gave a boat value of 935.000€. WI Yachts team introduced the buyer and the seller.

Nautitech catamarans sold

790 000€ Nautitech 47 PC sold

This Nautitech 47 designed by Marc Lombard is a high-performance boat designed for safe sailing pleasure. The interior is cosy and stylish. This “fast trawler”, designed for long distance cruising, is particularly wide: 7,54 m. This is immediately apparent in the cockpit, which offers a lounge with an unobstructed view of the sea, as well as in the saloon/kitchen/messroom area, which has a very welcoming saloon. From 2020 the asking price was 790 000€.

Leopard Catamarans sold

549 000€ Leopard 43PC sold

The Leopard 43 PC designed by Alexander Simonis, aims to reward the best powerboats on the market. As the world leader in the power catamaran market, Leopard Catamarans is a true powercat capable of reaching 23 knots at top speed and consuming only 2 x 25 liters per hour at cruising speed. WI yachts proudly sold this brand new power catamaran.

Alliaura Marine – Privilege catamarans sold

500 000€ Privilège 585 – TAHUATA sold

Stylish and elegant, TAHUATA Privilege 585 catamaran built by Alliaura Marine was fully equipped. Only 24 units built, the PRIVILEGE 585 is positioned on the market as a “Best Seller” in term of quality of construction, finishing and use.

Four king-size cabins each with ensuite bathrooms provide maximum comfort and privacy. The large saloon with two leather sofas and bar offers volumes and a fully panoramic view. Tahuata can accommodate up to 8 guests with 3 crew members. She was proudly sold with a buyer and a seller introduced by WI yachts team. Asking price was 500 000€

350 000€ Privilege 465 sold

This Catamaran Privilege 465 was in pristine condition, cosmetic refit and new equipment was added in 2018. 4 double cabins version with 3 bathrooms. Very well equipped. Asking price was 350 000€

Bali catamarans sold

Bali 4.3 – ALEA 330 000€ sold

This Bali 4.3 is a spacious catamaran fully equipped in very good conditions with luminous spaces. She has 3 double cabins including a master/owner cabin in the port hull, with 3 ensuite bathrooms. She was very well equipped and made her owner very happy. Located in Saint Martin, Caribbean, the price asked was 330 000€.

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WI Yachts is offering the best service of Yacht Sale, Management and Charter for over 20 years with the only objective of being transparent, and to make you happy. Once appointed WI Yachts team makes sure that your yacht is marketed efficiently with accurate listing. We guide the buyer through the negotiation phase, prepare documentations before finalizing the purchase agreement, sea trial and final bill of sale.