Specialties: Fast Cruiser Motor Yachts, Semi-Custom Yachts
Size range: From 37.9m (124’) to 72m (236’)
Hull configuration: Planing, Semi-Displacement
Hull material: GRP, Aluminium
Services: New Build, Warranty, Maintenance
A respected American brand, Palmer Johnson was founded in 1918 and expanded from its humble beginnings in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, building and repairing wooden skiffs and commercial fishing vessels, to become a noted superyacht builder. Building yachts in both aluminium and carbon fiber, Palmer Johnson yachts range across many styles including the sturdy Explorer line to the luxurious SuperSport series and the new SportYacht. A reputation for style, performance, innovative materials and engineering set Palmer Johnson apart for years and help make their yachts a well-recognized brand on the charter and sales market.
A reputation for style, performance, innovative materials and engineering set Palmer Johnson apart for years. Their launches have always been met with critical acclaim, from the 100’ (30m) 1979 motor yacht Fortuna which was built for royalty and held the record for fastest superyacht for over 10 years, to the 2015 SuperSport M/Y Khalilah, which, at 157’6’’ (48m), is the largest carbon composite luxury yacht ever built.
With vessels constructed from both aluminium and carbon fiber, Palmer Johnson yachts range across many styles including the sturdy Explorer and the Italian styled SportYacht. The yard’s luxurious SuperSport series is the yard’s most recent line – a high performance yacht series constructed from carbon fiber. All of Palmer Johnson’s yachts are well-recognized on the charter and sales market for their cutting edge design, high performance and innovative features.