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11Reasons

To build your yacht with Lürssen

1Philosophy

1Philosophy

My firm shall be known as a leader in both quality and performance.

Friedrich Lürssen, Founder, 1875

The Lürssen family has continued to live up to the founder’s standard since 1875.

2Creativity

2Creativity

The art of realizing great ideas with the spirit of pioneers.

3Continuity

3Continuity

Lürssen has the experience and reliability of a family that has been building standard-setting ships and yachts since 1875. With us, you will always find the right expert to talk to.

Friedrich Lürssen founded our shipyard in 1875

Friedrich was not the first member of the Lürssen family to build boats – his father Lüder, born in 1805, was a boat-builder and had founded his own shipyard in the 1830s. Many of Lüder’s ancestors were also seafarers or boat-builders.

Friedrich Lürssen

Founder

1851-1916

Otto Lürssen

Son of Friedrich

1880-1932

Frieda Lürssen

Otto´s wife

1890-1974

Gert Lürssen

Son of Otto & Frieda

1913-1991

Fritz-Otto Lürssen

Son of Otto & Frieda

1917-1981

Friedrich Lürssen

Son of Gert

Director since 1977

Peter Lürssen

Son of Fritz-Otto

Director since 1987

At Lürssen, knowledge in all facets of boatbuilding has been handed down from generation to generation – something very few yacht-builders can claim.

4Trust

4Trust

Lürssen´s corporate culture is based on long-term thinking – not just focused on the next quarterly results.

All shareholders are family members – no external investors pursuing their own interests and no risk of a takeover.

The Lürssen brand

We want to proudly place our family name on each yacht we build – that means we must always identify with our work.

5Experience

5Experience

98% of Lürssen employees are skilled and qualified professionals. They have above-average experience, passion for excellence and an eye for detail. Many have been with us for decades.

Lürssen's pool of skilled
workers and technicians

400

Management & Design

600

Engineers

15002700

Skilled workers

The overall Number of employees

200

Trainees & apprentices

2700

The overall Number of employees

6Quality

6Quality

Lürssen works with the best designers, in-house engineers, naval architects and craftsmen.

This, coupled with well thought-out workflows and carefully selected materials, results in top-quality yachts – and the best value for money.

7Reliability

7Reliability

More than 13,000 boats and ships built since 1875 – many of them still in service after decades – speak for themselves.

8Made in Germany

8Made in Germany

No country has a better reputation for technology and quality than Germany.

Since Lürssen was founded in 1875, we have always been at the forefront in terms of investing in state-of-the-art technology to improve quality, speed and precision. Investment decisions are driven by one priority: how to guarantee the best technology to build your yacht.

9Esteem

9Esteem

No other shipyard has delivered as many of the world's top 20 largest yachts as Lürssen.

1

Azzam

180.65 m / 592'8"

2

Dilbar

156.00 m / 511'10"

3

Al Said

155.00 m / 508'6"

4

Topaz

147.25 m / 483'1"

5

Al Salamah

139.00 m / 456'0"

6

Rising Sun

138.40 m / 454'1"

7

Octopus

126.20 m / 414'1"

8

Katara

124.40 m / 408'2"

9

Golden Odyssey

123.00 m/403'6"

10

Al Lusail

123.00 m / 403'5"

11

Pelorus

115.00 m / 377'4"

11 out of 20 of the largest yachts built in the past 20 years are a Lürssen.

10Lifetime Support

10Lifetime Support

Lürssen yachts have exceptionally long service lives. To keep your yacht in good shape and always ready for operation, Lürssen offers lifetime support.

11Facility

11Facility

Lürssen has the best facilities in the world.

Eight shipyards provide ample capacity to build and maintain multiple yachts simultaneously in covered halls and docks.

Let us build your masterpiece

We are looking forward to speaking with you

+49 421 6604 166
yachts@lurssen.com