Yachts And Boat Manufacturers
Directory

This is an extensive yachts and boat manufacturers directory to help you source a brand new watercraft, whether for personal use or for sale. Most boat builders offer a wide variety of choices as well as financing for your new craft. We also bring you reviews of boat builders.

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So what boat type are you looking to source for? Aluminum Boats, Canoes, Electric Boats, Inflatable boats, Kayaks, Motor Boats, Outboard Motor Boats, Plastic Boats, Plywood Boats, Portable Boats, Skimmer Boats, Wake-boats, or just a custom boat of your liken?

There are many boat manufacturers who sell all types of watercraft. Whether you have a brand preference or a specific type of boat in mind, there are dozens of options.

Numerous watercraft manufacturers offer an array of selections for your perusal. Whether you’re looking for a sailboat, fishing boat, pontoon, or yacht, you can find specialized boat makers who will dazzle you with their wares.

Whatever you are looking to get by way of a water craft, we bring you a directory of reputable top boat builders and manufacturers from around the world.

You will also find boat part and accessories manufactures here and reviews. 

If you are a boating enthusiast looking to build your every own boat from the scratch, even with a zero boat building experience, we bring you links to the leading eBook on boat building.

Boat Manufacturers By Boat Type

Have you made up your mind on the type of boat you want to build or buy? There are many boat types to choose from!

We have categorized the various boat manufacturers according to boat types to make your search easier.

They include:

  • Air Boats
  • Canal Boats
  • Canoes
  • Catamarans
  • Dinghys
  • Deck or Pontoon Boats
  • Drift Boats
  • Dorys
  • Duck Boats
  • Fishing Boats
  • Houseboats
  • Inflatable Boats
  • Jet Ski
  • Jon Boats
  • Kayaks
  • Lifeboats
  • Motor Boats
  • Pontoon Boats
  • Sailing Boats
  • Ski Boats
  • Speed Boats
  • Surf Boats
  • Trawlers
  • Tug Boats
  • Wakeboard Boats
  • Yachts

The type of boat you choose is going to depend upon your needs and your budget. Knowing a bit about what’s available will help you make an informed decision so you can enjoy your boat for a long time.

You can learn about the various boat types here.

How To Determine A Boat Builder's Reputation

When choosing a boat, it’s about more than the look and style of the watercraft. You'll want to select a boat made by someone with a solid industry reputation for many reasons. Doing business with reputable boat manufacturers is about much more than how much it’s going to cost you in dollars and cents.

You'll also want to consider:

  • ease of doing business
  • quality of workmanship
  • good customer service reputation
  • availability of parts for servicing

Dealing with a local boat maker will make it easier for you to get replacement parts unless your brand is available globally or has global service centers. You'll also want to ensure that the manufacturer's reputation is solid so that you know what to expect in terms of customer service for problems or questions. Working with someone who authorizes dealers will also help you narrow down how to get your boat properly serviced.

Knowing a bit about various boat manufacturers helps when making a decision. When buying a used boat, you'll want to know whether or not the maker is still in business and if parts are still readily available. You'll also want to gain an understanding of who has made your boat so that you can identify your depreciation of your boat. A boat from a solid and recognized company will sell for a good percentage of it’s original purchase price due to reputation and brand recognition.


It’s a good idea to read reviews about boats when making your decision. Gaining the benefit of someone else’s experience can be valuable when choosing a brand or type of watercraft.

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Do you have a great story or experience with boat manufacturers or even a boat builder's review to help others? Share it! We would really love to hear from you - the name of the boat builder if possible, their location, your specific experience with them, what went well, what could have been done differently and your overall or global score of their services or product. We thank you in advance for sharing your thoughts.

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