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History

A family owned and operated business, Lurssen has handed down its founderÔÇÖs values to each successive generation, to be a leader in boating quality and performance.

Founded by Friedrich Lurssen in 1875, company has deep roots in German boating history. An entrepreneur and ambitious businessman, Friedrich founded the company when he was only 24 years old, beginning with a shipyard in Aumund, Germany. First specializing in wooden racing rowboats, Lurssen quickly made a name for himself in the boating world by building the worldÔÇÖs first motorboat in 1886.

Continued innovation throughout the years led to Lurssen building the worldÔÇÖs fastest motor yacht in 1927. A repeat trend setter in the boating world, LurssenÔÇÖs Carinthia VI set a new standard for modern yacht design and style. Releasing the worldÔÇÖs longest yacht and then the worldÔÇÖs largest in 2015 and 2016 respectively, Lurssen continues to push the boundaries of yacht building.

Shipyards

Headquartered in Bremen Vegesack, Lurssen has eight shipyards to service their international clientele. Their biggest locations in Bremen, Rendsburg, and Hamburg are where their world famous luxury yachts are designed and built.

Bremen

The headquarters and shipyard where Lurssen makes its superyachts over 100 meters, Bremen is equipped with the newest in boating technology for designing, building, and maintaining the largest yachts in the world.

Rendsburg

The Rendsburg facility handles the construction of small and medium sized yachts up to 110 meters. Located on the Kiel Canal, it has access to both the Baltic Sea and the North Sea.

Hamburg

With docks large enough to handle the biggest superyachts, Hamburg is LurssenÔÇÖs main maintenance and repair center. Featuring one of the biggest dry docks in Europe, it is able to accommodate even the largest vessels.

Products

All of LurssenÔÇÖs contemporary yachts are bespoke, designed and built for individual clients.

Ace

Released in 2012, the Ace is an 85 meter superyacht that can reach up to 16.5 knots. Both its interior and exterior were made by Winch Design. Sporting three spacious decks, a helipad, and luxurious cabins and staterooms, it makes a huge impression, even when seen from shore.

Al Lusail

Released in 2017, the Al Lusail is a behemoth of a superyacht whose curvy profile and wraparound windowed decks leave onlookers amazed. At 123 meters long, it can achieve speeds up to 19 knots. Its interior was designed by March and White and its exterior by H2 Yacht Design.

Al Salamah

Released in 1999, the Al Salamah is reminiscent of classic yacht designs of the earlier 20th century. At 139 meters long, its five decks give it a distinguished look of boating perfection. Both its interior and exterior were designed by Terrence Disdale.