Yacht and some car brands standing for luxury and lifestyle. Here comes an overview which car brand take part in yachting.

The influence of car brands in sailing and luxury yachting comes more and more. The order has no judging.

1. Mercedes-Benz (Arrow 460)

Together with Silver Arrow Marine, Mercedes-Benz Style developed the Arrow 460

2. Aston Martin (AM37)

Aston Martin designed the AM37 that is offered by Quintessence Yachts. Mulder Design delivered the Naval Architecture.

3. Bugatti and Palmer Johnson

Niniette 66 is the name of the output of the collaboration between Palmer Johnson and Bugatti.

4. BMW - Technology Partner of ORACLE Team USA

BMW provided valuable technology transfer in aerodynamics, lightweight design, and the steering systems. Furthermore, BMW Yachtsport supports some other regattas.

5. Audi Sailing

6. Land Rover BAR

BAR stands for Ben Ainslie Racing – the four-time Olympic winner. The commercial team performs under Land Rover BAR with several private investors and commercial partners for the 35th America’s Cup.

7. Maserati

Italian car brand Maserati takes also part in the sail racing lifestyle: With the Trimaran Multi70, designed by VPLP.

8. Lürssen and Daimler

Never heard of REMS? That must be the first yacht and car manufacturer collaboration of all time. Gottlieb Daimler of developed the boat with Lürssen. REMS had a 1.5 HP gasoline engine.

But there are also reverse stories

Fiat and Riva

Fiat cooperated with Riva on their 500 model.

Bentley and Princess Yachts

The Galene Edition of the Bentley GT Convertible is the result of a joint venture of Princess Yachts and Mulliner

BMW and Nautor's Swan

Together with Nautor’s Swan, BMW created a 760Li Individual with yachting style.

Carlex Design restyled a Mercedes X-Class in a yachting edition