Palmer Johnson began building wooden fishing boats in 1918 and has more recently been a leader in the world’s luxury custom megayacht and superyacht market. Operating from yards in Norway and Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin they have built many highly stylized sport yachts constructed from aluminum, designed by Nuvolari & Lenard, ranging from 120 feet to 150 feet. Specializing in high performance, advanced marine technology, and striking design, Palmer Johnson has a reputation for excellence and innovation. Palmer Johnson has pioneered many firsts in its history: largest built aluminum US yacht, the first expedition yacht, the first MCA compliant yacht and the first gas turbine powered vessels.
The Sport Yacht range saw its first launch in 2004 with “Cover Drive,” showcasing the hallmarks of the Palmer Johnson pedigree in a cutting-edge design. Today, their range includes the Palmer Johnson 120 Sports Yacht, the PJ 123 raised pilothouse motor yacht, the PJ 135 Sports Yacht, the PJ 150 Sports Yacht, the PJ 170 Sports Yacht, the PJ 210 Sports Yacht, and the PJ World Yacht, a 267-foot ice class superyacht able to navigate the world’s most challenging, remote regions. The PJ 123 features a spacious sundeck, barbeque area, sun pads, and Jacuzzi, while the PJ 150’s aluminum hull and superstructure enables speed and agility for glamorous globe-trotting. The newest addition to the range, the PJ 170 offers a foredeck swimming pool and lounge area.