Sportfish Yachts Second Quarter Market Report

Sales of sportfish yachts in the second quarter of this year stayed on pace with last year but increased almost 50% over the first quarter of the year. More than one-third of the boats were sold in the Southeast region of the U.S., followed by the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

Sportfish yacht sales

Almost half of them were less than 29 feet long (447), 334 were between 30-39 feet and 129 were from 40-49 feet.

The most popular brand was Viking, with 46 sold, followed by Ocean, Tiara, Hatteras, Bertram and Silverton (30, 29, 25, 23 and 23, respectively).

Sportfish yacht sales

Almost half of all sportfish yachts sold in the second quarter were built between 2000-2009, and one-quarter (237) were built from 2010-2017. Thirty-one of them sold for more than $1 million, a 30% increase over the first quarter, however the vast majority (824) sold for less than $250,000.

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