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Superyacht Orders Rise by Almost 14% in 2014

During the calendar year 2014, shipyards worldwide received 181 new superyacht projects over 30 meters in length, a 13.8% increase over 2013 when 159 orders were placed.  Motor yachts comprised almost 91% of the orders at 164, while sailing yachts numbered 14. The average size per contract was 48 meters, an increase of almost 3…