According to Showboats International/CURTCO publishing, Trinity Yachts, LLC has become the largest SuperYacht builder in the world based upon linear feet under construction.
In terms of custom builders worldwide, Trinity Yachts in the US was ranked number one, with 18 projects having a total length of 2,965 feet, and an average length of 165 feet. Benetti was number two with 15 projects at 2,797 feet, with an average length of 186 feet. Feadship was number three with 14 projects at 2,703 feet, with an average length of 193 feet, and Lurssen was fourth, with 10 projects for a total length of 2,569 feet with an average length of 257 feet.
According to William (Billy) S. Smith III, Vice President, "Since the devastation of our shipyard in New Orleans from the effects of hurricane Katrina, the last fifteen months have been exhausting, so we are very happy for all of our employees to receive this recognition for all our hard work. With our shipyard in New Orleans now back in operation, we are very proud to be able to offer many of our old (and new) employees a strong future of employment, and to be part of the rebuilding process to the wonderful city of New Orleans."
After a very successful display of five (5) yachts at the recent Fort Lauderdale International Yacht Show, one of the largest, the future looks extremely bright for Trinity Yachts and their employees.
Trinity Yachts, LLC is a privately held corporation presently specializing in custom luxury superyachts of aluminum or steel up to 400 ft. (122 meters) in length. Trinity Yachts, LLC. is based in Gulfport, Mississippi.