In our quest to find the right yacht we were wondering just what the profit margins are for builders in the 50'-70' range are? Is 15-20% profit close? I am talking about a yacht with all modern amenities, top rated power plants, appliances, electrical systems etc. This information is useful in helping us decide if we want to go new or used. Yacht depreciation on the other hand is what drives the used market. I believe many, many factors play a role in how fast a new build depreciates. One other factor to consider.....custom, semi-custom, or production builds.....profit margin the same?