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Motor yachts

The number of motor yachts grows quite significantly each year. An estimate 150 yachts are built year on year, and about 90% of these are motoryachts. Today we count about 5,500 motor yachts.
Classification
Motor yachts generally fit into the following categories:
Day cruiser yacht (no cabin, sparse amenities)
Weekender yacht (one or two basic cabins, basic galley appliances and plumbing)
Cruising yacht (sufficient amenities to allow for living aboard for extended periods)
Sport fishing yacht (yacht with living amenities and sporting fishing equipment)
Luxury yacht (similar to the last three types of yachts, with larger dimensions and luxurious amenities)
Motor yachts typically have one or two internal combustion engines that burn diesel fuel or gasoline. Depending on engine size, fuel costs may make motor yachts more expensive to operate than sailing yachts.
The shape of a motor yacht's hull may be based on displacement, planing, or in between. Although monohulls have long been the standard in motor yachts, multihulls are gaining in popularity.
Yacht travel depends on suitable weather conditions, and this requires the yacht user to follow a specific travel calendar to avoid bad sailing weather.