Yacht Charter Market

Yacht Charter Market: Europe Yacht Charter Market Revenue Projected to Increase 1.4X over the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016 - 2026

Europe to be the leading regional market in the global yacht charter market over the forecast period

The rapidly developing global yacht charter market is encouraging new players to enter the market and is also ushering in technological advancements in yachts and improving the services offered by yacht charter companies. Various associated businesses such as yacht management, which assists in the construction of new yachts are also fast emerging. Yacht charter companies are focussing on vertical integration with major yacht manufacturers to increase their revenue.

The global yacht charter market is estimated to witness a steady growth rate in the coming decade

Growing number of bookings by young customers and increasing collaboration between online yacht charter mediators and flight booking service providers are key trends observed in the global yacht charter market. Online yacht charter service providers are collaborating with leading travel agencies to offer combined yacht and airline packages. New promotional booking methods are allowing customers to book boat trips while booking their flight tickets. Also, this strategy is being increasingly adopted by online mediators as a direct response to growing customer inclination towards considering the proximity of airports for booking yachts. Yacht charter services have witnessed significant adoption from younger travelers looking to experience sailing holidays. A majority of young customers are first-time boaters, who often celebrate events such as birthdays and weekend parties in luxury yachts to make it unique and memorable.

Currently, the number of offline yacht charter bookings is substantially high; however, the emergence of online yacht charter service providers has proved to be a useful marketing platform for vendors operating in the global yacht charter market and is expected to attract an increasingly large number of young customers over the forecast period.

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Europe yacht charter market is expected to gain significant market share by 2026 over 2015

The North America yacht charter market was valued close to US$ 150 Mn in 2015 and is likely to reach a valuation of more than US$ 200 Mn by 2026, registering a CAGR of 3.3% during the assessment period. The North America yacht charter market is expected to represent absolute $ opportunity of US$ 4.4 Mn in 2017 over 2016. Customers in North America prefer to visit charter destinations in large groups to primarily enjoy the benefits of group discounts offered by various yacht charter companies and also to reduce personal spending by sharing expenses among themselves. In the U.S., consumers are more inclined towards yachts that provide comfort rather than performance. Moreover, as most consumers in the region are tech savvy, yacht charter companies focus on providing customers with yachts that are equipped with the latest technology.

In Eastern Europe, Turkey attracts the maximum number of tourists. This country is the most popular charter destination. Motor yacht is mostly used in this region by yacht service providers. These yachts are strong build, spacious and backed by good engines. Revenue from the yacht charter market in Europe is expected to increase 1.4X over the forecast period. The Europe yacht charter market is anticipated to be valued at more than US$ 500 Mn by the end of 2026, expanding at a CAGR of 3.4% over the forecast period. Several suitable market conditions are likely to expedite the growth of the Europe yacht charter market in the years to come. The yacht charter market in the Middle East is projected to witness a moderate growth during the forecast period. In 2015 the Middle East yacht charter market crossed a market valuation of US$ 10 Mn and is likely to stay below US$ 25 Mn till the end of 2026.

Future Market Insights gauges the growth potential of the global yacht charter market during the period 2016 – 2026 in a newly published report titled “Yacht Charter Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016 – 2026.” The report defines various aspects that are likely to impact the expansion of the global yacht charter market in the next 10 years.

Key metrics included in the report

While measuring the extended periphery and volume of the global yacht charter market we have encapsulated the key metrics that accurately describe the global yacht charter market and compared the performance of various segments and regions.

  • We have not only measured the CAGR of the regional and global markets, but have also analysed the Y-O-Y growth of the global yacht charter market to identify hidden market opportunities

  • To understand the contribution of individual segments in the global yacht charter market, we have conducted a BPS (Basis Point Share) analysis to track the key trends that are likely to impact the global yacht charter market during the forecast period

  • We have also analysed the global yacht charter market on the basis of absolute dollar opportunity to assess the scope that market providers can look to achieve and also to identify opportunities in the global yacht charter market

  • We have dissected the different market segments in terms of their growth and performance in the global yacht charter market. We have also included a unique market attractiveness index to help market players identify current and future market opportunities

Research summary

Yearly change in inflation rate has not been considered while forecasting market numbers. A top-down approach has been used to assess market numbers for each product category while a bottom-up approach has been used to counter-validate the reached numbers. All values for market size are in US$ (US Dollar).

Report description

The global yacht charter market report opens with an executive summary followed by research methodology, key definitions and acronyms. The first few sections of the report give a 360 degree view of the global yacht charter market. In the market taxonomy, we highlight the key segments of the global yacht charter market. In the forecast section of the report, we have measured the volume and value of the global yacht charter market over the period of forecast. In the last section of the report, we have profiled some of the major companies operating in the global yacht charter market and presented a detailed analysis of their business performance and have also projected their short-term and long-term goals which will probably impact the growth and performance of the global yacht charter market within the foreseen period.

Global Yacht Charter Market: Segmentation

By Region

By Yacht Type

By Consumer Type

By Yacht Size

  • North America

  • Europe

  • Middle East

  • Rest of world

  • Motor Yacht

    • Displacement Type

    • Semi Displacement Type

    • Planing

    • Catamaran

    • Trimaran

  • Sailing Yacht

    • Sloop

    • Schooner

    • Catamaran

    • Ketch

  • Corporate

  • Retail

    • Individual

    • Family/Group

    • Couple

    • Others

  • Large (over 50m)

  • Medium (30m – 50m)

  • Small (up to 30m)

Report overview

This 10-year forecast of the global yacht charter market reveals hidden opportunities for leading and entry-level companies operating in the global yacht charter market. Our report focusses on the different developments that are likely to change the dimension of the global yacht charter market and also impact future market strategies of key stakeholders. Through extensive research, our team of analysts has identified the key drivers, restraints and trends that are expected to influence the global yacht charter market in the coming years. Our report also portrays the segmental performance of the various geographical markets in the global yacht charter market.