The Global Order Book, published by the editors of North America’s premier luxury yacht publication ShowBoatsInternational magazine, has been the definitive guide to the superyacht industry since its launch in 1992. It’s updated annually, giving boat lovers the exact scope of construction activity within the superyacht industry for more than two decades. The Global Order Book ‘Annual Reports’ provide analysis of the state of the superyacht industry based on this comprehensive data of the superyachts currently in build.
Azimut-Benetti Group has been topping Global Order Book’s rating as “World’s Leading Megayacht Builder” for 16 years in a row now, since 2000. With 66 new projects under construction - 18 more than the runner-up – the leadership of the company within the industry is indisputable, thanks to the contribution of both brands of the Group: Azimut Yachts and Benetti.
Success was possible thanks to the production processes’ development and improvement carried out in the last few years, though other aspects alsohave to be considered - the shipyard’s high financial reliability, the accuracy with which it conducts pre-contractual negotiations and honors the agreements, not to mention the projects’ high quality. Those have all been key factors in achieving such positive, results. The Global Order Book snap-shot points out the Italian record as prime builder of mega-yachts in the world, followed at a great distance by the Netherlands: a positive signal for the Group and for the entire Italian yachting industry.