Yacht is a kind of high-grade durable consumer goods for water entertainment. It integrates navigation, sports, entertainment, leisure and other functions to meet the needs of individuals and families to enjoy life. In developed countries, yachts are mostly privately owned like cars.
In developing countries, yachts are mostly used as business items of parks and tourist attractions for people's consumption, while a small number of yachts are also used as means of harbour supervision, public security and frontier defense. Yacht is an essential feature of entertainment, which distinguishes it from high-speed ships and tourist ships as means of transport. Like cars, yachts will become the next generation of durable goods to enter the family.