Specialties: Motor Yachts, Production Models
Size range: From 17m (55’) to 50m (164’)
Hull configuration: Planing, Semi-Displacement
Hull material: GRP, Aluminium
Services: New Build, Warranty, Maintenance
Since its inception in 1969, Sunseeker Yachts has been synonymous with luxury, elegance, and impeccable craftsmanship in the world of yachting. Founded by Robert Braithwaite, this British shipyard has grown into a global brand, known for its iconic designs and attention to detail.
The story of Sunseeker began in Poole, Dorset, a coastal town in southern England. Robert Braithwaite, a true visionary with a passion for boating, set out to create a boatyard that would redefine the concept of luxury yachts. Starting with small speedboats, he quickly gained a reputation for building high-performance vessels that caught the eye of yachting enthusiasts.
With the dawn of the new millennium, Sunseeker solidified its position as a world leader in the luxury yacht industry. Their yachts became synonymous with elegance, featuring spacious interiors, state-of-the-art technology, and exquisite finishes. From sleek sports yachts to magnificent superyachts, each Sunseeker vessel became a floating testament to the shipyard's commitment to perfection.
Sunseeker is a well established brand in the luxury yachts market, and are renowned for their commitment to craftsmanship and attention to detail. One of the yard's key specialties is their ability to blend performance and style seamlessly. Each yacht is meticulously designed to deliver exhilarating speed and agility without compromising on comfort or elegance.
The shipyard's services extend beyond the initial sale, as Sunseeker provides exceptional after-sales and support. With a global network of dealerships and a team of highly skilled professionals, they ensure that owners receive assistance throughout their ownership journey.
Notable deliveries and models
Throughout its history, Sunseeker Yachts has introduced an extensive lineup of vessels that have set new standards in luxury, design, and performance in their category.
Sunseeker is renowned for its Manhattan and Predator series models. More recent flagship models include the 95, 116 and 131 superyacht. To date the largest model built by the Poole-based yard is the Sunseeker155. These superyachts are a perfect example of contemporary design, performance, and luxury. The British shipyard's newer model launches include the Sunseeker Ocean 90 and the Sunseeker 100. The Ocean 460 and 50M Ocean are currently in development.
Whether it's the sleek and sporty Predator series or larger superyachts, Sunseeker continues to create vessels that capture the imagination and redefine the possibilities of luxury yachting.
Design collaborations on models and projects
Sunseeker Yachts has a rich history of collaborating with some of the world's most renowned designers, including Don Shead and Ken Freivokh, resulting in extraordinary yachts. By bringing together a wealth of design knowledge and vision, these collaborations have led to the creation of remarkable vessels.