Lürssen, the privately-run, north German yacht builder, was founded in 1875. With the build of one of the world’s first motorboats in 1886, the pioneer Friedrich Lürssen laid the foundation for his leading international shipyard, which today has an outstanding reputation among yacht owners and within the yachting industry.
Lürssen, the privately-run, north German yacht builder, was founded in 1875. With the build of one of the world’s first motorboats in 1886, the pioneer Friedrich Lürssen laid the foundation for his leading international shipyard, which today has an outstanding reputation among yacht owners and within the yachting industry. The name Lürssen is synonymous with quality and performance when it comes to exclusive, luxury yachts. The family-owned business has deep roots in shipbuilding and is proud to offer the proverbial “German precision” with every project the group takes on, regardless of whether it’s a Lürssen new-build or the repair of a yacht built by another shipyard. In this respect, Lürssen always pursues an ambitious goal: that a refitted yacht leaves the shipyard as if it were new. This promise does not only apply to the eight shipyards the company owns in Germany, but also to all projects Lürssen completes worldwide. The environmentally aware company is constantly investing in energy technologies, which has led to great progress in the advancement of sustainability. The latest generation of Lürssen superyachts boasts improved fuel efficiency and lower emissions, as well as a reduction in noise levels. The innovative company does not, however, lose sight of its heritage, and takes care of all minute details with many elements of its vessels being completed by hand and employing the skills of unique craftsmen to deliver a yacht that every owner dreams of.
YEAR FOUNDER: 1875
CURRENT YARD LOCATIONS: Bremen, Rendsburg, Hamburg, Wilhelmshaven, Wolgast
CEO: Peter Lürssen
BUILD MATERIALS: Steel and aluminum
SPECIALTIES: Bespoke builder of yachts from 55 meters, Refitting of all yachts
NOTABLE BUILDS: More than 13,000 boats and ships built in total since 1875, including iconic yachts such as: 180 m Azzam, 156 m Dilbar, 126 m Octopus, 115 m Pelorus, 96 m Limitless, 72 m Coral Ocean 62 yachts counting from 1971
YARDS/FACILITIES: 8, 1,373,262 total m2, 17 docks (floating and dry docks), 5,400 meters of waterfront
OTHER FACTS: Lürssen built 11 of 20 of the world’s largest yacht builds in the past 20 years
LÜRSSEN / CONTACTS
Lürssen Yachts HQ
Lürssen Yachts Americas
Phone: +1 954 603 1730