Hand built by a team of dedicated and skilled craftsmen in Spirit’s waterside base in Suffolk.
Smooth, elegant lines of a classic yacht incorporated with the latest in modern technology.
Built for comfort and speed, Spirit yachts are designed to suit individual lifestyle.
Famed for elegant beauty combined with racing performance and structural integrity, Spirit yachts can be seen competing in classic regattas and cruising in waters across the globe. Whether it’s day sailing, long distance blue water cruising, performance racing or a live-aboard lifestyle, Spirit’s range of sail and power yachts offers ultimate flexibility. The possibility of a custom project also provides opportunity for innovation and creativity.
Spirit Yachts is globally recognised for its modern classic yachts and has built a reputation for classic style complemented by quality and performance. The ingenuity of a Spirit yacht is the seamless combination of old and new; classic design incorporated with the latest modern technology.
Spirit Yachts CEO and head designer, Sean McMillan, is renowned for creating sleek, stylish modern classic designs now synonymous with Spirit yachts worldwide. Spirit’s iconic long overhangs, low freeboards, elegant lines and swept teaks never fail to draw attention. Sophisticated, classic design from Spirit comes hand in hand with the finest quality and craftsmanship. Built by hand, Spirit’s yachts incorporate a range of different timbers; from mahogany to Douglas fir, teak and Brazilian sapele.
All Spirit yachts are eligible to race in the Spirit of Tradition class at classic regattas worldwide and many existing owners compete annually with extremely successful results. The criteria for the Spirit of Tradition class is yachts designed with a classical look built using modern techniques and materials. Spirit of Tradition yachts must also demonstrate excellent craftsmanship on deck and in the hull, however they may have modern underbodies and appendages and use the latest technology in their rigs.