Top 25 Catamaran and Sailboat Manufacturers by Type

By Matt Claiborne

5 Best Coastal Cruiser Sailboat Makers

If you’re looking for the best, most affordable coastal cruiser you can get, then yes—these are the best boats for you.

1. Catalina Yachts 2. Beneteau & Jeanneau 3. Hunter Marine 4. Dufour 5. Bavaria Yachts

5 Best Luxury Sailboat Manufacturers

These are beautifully designed boats with hand-built cabinetry and upgraded fixtures. They’re going to come with everything you need to cruise the boat in style.

1. Morris Yachts 2. Island Packet 3. Oyster 4. Hylas 5. Tartan Yachts

These boats are some of the best-built examples of marine engineering out there. Even though they don’t come cheap, they are strong enough to take on anything

5 Best Voyaging Bluewater Cruising Boats

1. Valiant 2. Pacific Seacraft 3. Hallberg-Rassy 4. Amel 5. Passport

5 Best Cruising Catamaran Manufacturers

Sailing catamaran brands have become wildly popular in the sailing world because they are so comfortable to live on and offer a significant performance advantage over monohulls.

1. Antares Catamarans 2. Knysna Yachts 3. Nautitech Catamarans 4. Seawind 5. Lagoon, Leopard, and Fountaine Pajot

5 Best Performance Cats

The vessels are big enough and outfitted well enough for voyages of any length.

1. Catana 2. Gunboat 3. Outremer 4. HH Catamarans 5. Maine Cat