Sunseeker

Sunseeker

[suhn-see-ker]

Sunseeker International, is a UK luxury motor yacht manufacturer. Their headquarters and assembly factory is in Poole Harbour, at Poole in Dorset, England. In 2005 they employed 1800 people, with a turnover of £172 million pounds. 99% of production is exported. The company has been making motor boats since 1979.

Manufacturing is undertaken mainly in Poole, in seven production plants and shipyards. An additional deep-water shipyard is used to build the 105 yacht and larger vessels. In March 2007, the company announced a 500 job expansion program, with a new site on the Isle of Portland, A new factory is being developed at New Quay Road, Poole.

In October 2002, Robert Braithwaite, the founder of Sunseeker International, was named Ernst & Young's UK Entrepreneur of the Year.

Appearance in popular culture

Sunseeker boats feature in the James Bond films: Die Another Day and The World Is Not Enough. The most recent film, Casino Royale, shows the Predator 108.

Models

  • Sports Boats: Sportsfisher 37
  • Offshore Cruisers: Portofino 35, 46, 47, 53
  • Performance Motoryachts: Predator 55, 62, 72, 82, 92 Sport, 95-100, 108 and the XS Sport
  • Flybridge Motoryachts: Manhattan 50, 60, 66
  • Yachts: Yacht 75, 82, 86, 90, 94, 105, 37M Sport, 37M Trideck

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