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Not-to-be-missed Sunseeker Yacht Show 2015

May 01, 2015

From May 8 to 10, the prestigious UK shipyard Sunseeker will be hosting the 5th edition of the Sunseeker Yacht Show, running in the fabulous Beaulieu-Sur-Mer, a lovely South of France yacht vacation destination. The event will feature a nice selection of new and used vessels, measuring up to 25m in length.

Sunseeker Yacht Show 2015, May 8-10th, Beaulieu-sur-Mer

Sunseeker Yacht Show 2015, May 8-10th, Beaulieu-sur-Mer

The line-up of yachts on display at the event will include the Sunseeker Manhattan 70 motor yacht Happy Hours III, boasting excellent quality and finish. Fully MCA compliant and run by twin powerful MAN 1360hp diesels, the vessel is equipped with an extensive and upgraded Mediterranean specification.

Sunseeker Manhattan 70 “HAPPY HOURS III”

Sunseeker Manhattan 70 Yacht “HAPPY HOURS III”

Luxury yacht Happy Hours III provides comfortable accommodation to up to 8 guests in beautiful interiors, furnished in satin cherry wood. There are four lovely cabins, including a full-beam Owner’s stateroom, a VIP cabin, as well as two twin guest cabins, plus accommodation for a crew of 2.

Happy Hours III Yacht - Saloon

Happy Hours III Yacht – Saloon

Sunseeker Yacht Show 2015 will also feature the all-new Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht, available for immediate delivery. This striking vessel is a true performer in terms of pace, style and agility. It can reach an impressive top speed of 44 knots.

Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht

Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht

Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht offers elegant and comfortable accommodation to up to 8 guests in well appointed cabins. There is also a gorgeous main saloon full of natural light, thanks to large hullside windows and full height sliding doors that lead to the aft cockpit.

Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht - Saloon

Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht – Saloon

Note: Original article appeared on the official Sunseeker Blog Book.

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Sunseeker Yacht Show, May 8 – 10, 2015

April 02, 2015

The Sunseeker France Group are once again delighted to announce the return of the Sunseeker Yacht Show this May. The event will be hosted by Beaulieu-sur-Mer’s Port de Plaisance, positioned between Nice and Monaco, two popular Mediterranean yacht charter destinations.

The Sunseeker France Group are happy to announce the return of the Sunseeker Yacht Show – May 8th-10th – Beaulieu-sur-Mer

The Sunseeker France Group are happy to announce the return of the Sunseeker Yacht Show – May 8th-10th – Beaulieu-sur-Mer

From 8th-10th of May, the Sunseeker Yacht Show will welcome guests between 10.00am until 6.00pm (out of hours by appointment) to view an astonishing selection of pre-owned and new Sunseeker yachts up to 80ft in size.

The Sunseeker France Group has confirmed that two new performance yachts will be present during the Sunseeker Yacht Show, the Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht and Sunseeker 68 Sport Yacht. Both models are for seriously for sale and available for immediate delivery.

A notable presence in any waters, every Sport Yacht is a statement of intent. Hidden beneath an awe-inspiring profile is performance and sophistication in its purest form. Inside an outstanding level of comfort await both owner and guests. Practical and powerful, each is a classic example of Sunseeker design ingenuity.

The Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht will be on display at the Sunseeker Yacht Show, available for immediate delivery

The Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht will be on display at the Sunseeker Yacht Show, available for immediate delivery

The Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht is a true performer in terms of pace, style and agility, she has it all. It’s there for all to see, especially when speeding along the coastline at an impressive 44 knots. Accommodating up to eight guests, this stalker of the seas delivers exclusivity and practicality in equal measure.

The main Saloon is light and open thanks to large hullside windows and full height sliding doors that lead to the aft cockpit. And it’s here where you can dine in the open air or spread out and enjoy relaxing in the sun. Below deck, the stateroom and guest cabins are intimate and secluded.

Main Saloon - Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht

Main Saloon – Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht

Renowned for its style, craftsmanship and attention to detail, each room onboard the 80 Sport Yacht is as impressive as the last.

As powerful as it is graceful, the Sunseeker 68 Sport Yacht is a classic example of Sunseeker innovation. The streamlined shape. The 45 knot top speed. The unmistakable style. They’re all Sunseeker trademarks. In fact, everything about this remarkable Sport Yacht is the result of years of dedication and an unwavering desire to produce the best.

Master Stateroom - Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht

Master Stateroom – Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht

Inside, the main Saloon has everything you could wish for; state of the art entertainment systems, high quality fabrics and plenty of natural light. It’s the perfect entertainment space. Below deck, the 68 Sport Yacht’s guest cabins are equally impressive while outside, lavishness is taken to a whole new level thanks to the large sunpads both fore and aft. When first impressions count, this impeccable yacht always delivers.

The Sunseeker Yacht Show promises a great selection of Sunseeker motor yachts on display.

Note: Article supplied by the official Sunseeker Blog Book

Sale of new Sunseeker motor yacht ’86 Yacht’

March 31, 2015

Sunseeker Turkey and Sunseeker London are proud to announce the sale of the all-new Sunseeker motor yacht ‘86 Yacht’. Set for shipping to Istanbul next week, this Sunseeker superyacht ’86 Yacht’ is the first of 3 Sunseeker 86 Yachts to be handed over in as many weeks.

Sunseeker Turkey and Sunseeker London have announced the sale of a brand new Sunseeker 86 Yacht to a Turkish client

Sunseeker Turkey and Sunseeker London have announced the sale of a brand new Sunseeker 86 Yacht to a Turkish client

Sold by Ozer Akarslan and Gary Cleaverly, the newly built Sunseeker super yacht ‘86 Yacht’ boasts some exciting bespoke features onboard, including owner supplied drop down customised artwork and a state-of-the-art mirrored Saloon TV installation.

This Sunseeker 86 Yacht features customised artwork commissioned by her owner

This Sunseeker 86 Yacht features customised artwork commissioned by her owner

This will be the first ever Sunseeker 86 Yacht delivered to Turkish waters, with admirers having the chance to view her at the Istanbul Boat Show with Sunseeker Turkey later this year.

Sunseeker Turkey will shortly deliver the first Sunseeker 86 Yacht to Turkish waters

Sunseeker Turkey will shortly deliver the first Sunseeker 86 Yacht to Turkish waters

Note: Article supplied by the official Sunseeker Blog Book

Sunseeker to mark National Apprenticeship Week with new opportunities for 2015

March 13, 2015

To mark National Apprenticeship Week 2015, the iconic British motor yacht manufacturer, Sunseeker International, is delighted to announce that it will create 28 new apprenticeship vacancies during the upcoming year, its largest intake in four years. These will cover a broad range of specialist skills, comprising marine engineers, electricians, as well as carpenters, all based at its manufacturing centre in Poole, Dorset.

Olivia Richards-Smith - Apprentice Marine Engineer at Sunseeker

Olivia Richards-Smith – Apprentice Marine Engineer at Sunseeker

Sunseeker has recognised the benefits of developing apprentices for over 35 years, training on average 25 apprentices annually across its programme. Working in partnership with Bournemouth & Poole College and its specialist Marine Technology Centre, Sunseeker is firmly committed to honing the high level skills required to develop the young marine engineers and boat builders of the future who will maintain its reputation and position as a world leader in luxury performance motor yacht design and manufacture.

Commenting on the new apprenticeships, Sunseeker’s Training Manager Alex Bowman said: “There are huge career development opportunities at Sunseeker for the next generation of marine engineers and boat builders, and today’s announcement underlines our commitment to enabling young people in the local community to kick-start an exciting and rewarding career in the marine sector. Not only will they get to work on our range of stunning boats on a daily basis, but in partnership with Bournemouth & Poole College we provide a comprehensive learning and development experience that includes work in the classroom and on external leadership and team-building courses throughout the programme.”

Olivia Richards-Smith, a current Sunseeker apprentice studying an advanced apprenticeship (level 3) in Marine Engineering and currently fulfilling a placement on Sunseeker’s Test Team, added: “I would definitely recommend this apprenticeship as it opens so many opportunities, allowing you to gain so many practical skills whilst going into great detail and understanding about marine systems. My work colleagues, college tutor and the apprenticeship coordinator have all been really supportive to help me gain the qualifications and open up great career prospects.  If you’re looking for a career in the marine sector this scheme really sets you up for your future no matter what route you’re going to follow.”

 

Sunseeker looking for Superyacht Yard Captain

March 13, 2015

The iconic British luxury performance motor yacht builder, Sunseeker International, is offering a truly unique dream role as it looks for the right candidate to join its team in the position of Superyacht Yard Captain. The Yard Captain will enjoy daily testing and commissioning aboard Sunseeker’s amazing range of motor yachts reaching up to 155ft in length, as well as liaising with the company’s exacting customers to ensure a smooth delivery.

Superyacht Captain

Superyacht Captain

From Sunseeker’s base in Poole, the new Captain will embody the spirit of excellence that has driven Sunseeker to its pre-eminent position in the marine market today. Testing current models such as the 28 Metre Yacht (example is charter yacht In All Fairness) and 116 Sport Yacht, plus future models such as the 131 Yacht launching later this year, and the iconic 155 Yacht (example is superyacht Blush) – the largest and most advanced yacht Sunseeker has ever produced – the Yard Captain will get hands-on with the company’s entire range.

Sunseeker 115 Yacht BLUSH superyacht underway

Sunseeker 115 Yacht BLUSH superyacht underway

Sunseeker’s HR Director Sian Thomas said: “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and dream job. As we continue to build on our range of exciting new models and produce even more boats in the larger superyacht category, our new Superyacht Yard Captain will be an integral part of the team. Every Sunseeker is the result of an uncompromising and unmatched approach to design, craftsmanship and performance, and the new Captain will get to experience this quality out on the water on a full-time daily basis whilst still being able to go home every night.”

FOR HR ENQUIRIES, PLEASE CONTACT:
The Sunseeker HR Team
Email: applications@sunseeker.com

Video of Sunseeker 115 motor yacht TERA-BYTE underway

March 09, 2015

Superyacht TERA-BYTE is an attractive and powerful Sunseeker 115 vessel, built by the prestigious British manufacturer, Sunseeker Yachts. The perfect blend of power and sophistication, luxury motor yacht TERA-BYTE was showcased at the 2015 Miami International Boat Show, which was hosted by the fantastic Florida yacht holiday destination – Miami last month. Below is a video showing this beauty underway, made by ‘ZipZapPower’.

Video: Sunseeker motor yacht TAKE 5 leaving Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show 2015

March 03, 2015

Launched by the well known British shipyard Sunseeker in 2011, motor yacht Take 5 is a striking 112-foot vessel, representing a perfect blend of contemporary styling with a sophisticated use of space. Below is a video showing superyacht Take 5, while leaving this year’s Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show, which was hosted by the fantastic Florida yacht charter destination – Miami last month. The video has been published by ‘ZipZapPower’.

Sunseeker motor yacht THUMPER among World Superyacht Awards 2015 Finalists

February 19, 2015

Delivered by Sunseeker Poole earlier this year, the all-new Sunseeker40 Metre Yachtmotor yacht THUMPER has been nominated for the “Semi-displacement or Planing Three Deck Motor Yacht – 30m to 40m” category in the 2015 World Superyacht Awards.

The Sunseeker 40 Metre Yacht “THUMPER”, sold by Sunseeker Poole in 2014, has been nominated for a World Superyacht Award

The Sunseeker 40 Metre Yacht “THUMPER”, sold by Sunseeker Poole in 2014, has been nominated for a World Superyacht Award

Superyacht THUMPER is quite simply an exquisite example of the ever-popular Sunseeker 40 Metre Yacht , demonstrating Sunseeker’s capacity to accommodate client’s wishes – whether through the in-house Sunseeker Superyacht Design Team, or working with external design houses – to create the most stunning interiors that impact, impress and inspire.

The Saloon incorporates new textures and designs, pioneered by interior designers HPM Developments

The Saloon incorporates new textures and designs, pioneered by interior designers HPM Developments

Conceived by one of London’s top interior design houses, HPM Developments, the results are breathtaking with finishes, fabrics and styles never seen onboard a Sunseeker before.

Individual and unique installations contribute to “THUMPER’s” one-of-a-kind feel

Individual and unique installations contribute to “THUMPER’s” one-of-a-kind feel

Inspired by a “Miami & Ibiza Beach Club” theme, the interiors of luxury yacht THUMPER feature white washed timber floors and ceilings with pale vein stones, making the already expansive 40 Metre Yacht feel even more capacious and beamy.

Bright and light open spaces are accentuated by backlit white Onyx

Bright and light open spaces are accentuated by backlit white Onyx

Bright and light open spaces are accentuated by backlit white Onyx, giving the impression of daylight filtering through in a very clever design approach.

The Beach Club feel continues through the Sky Deck of the 40 Metre Yacht “THUMPER”

The Beach Club feel continues through the Sky Deck of the 40 Metre Yacht “THUMPER”

Since making a highly successful debut at the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show, super yacht THUMPER has astounded visitors onboard with her completely bespoke interior design, including the World Superyacht Awards team. We wish all those involved in her conception the best of luck at the event.

“THUMPER’s” stunningly sumptuous Master Stateroom features luxurious bespoke upholstery, fabrics and an expansive sunken bathroom

Luxury yacht “THUMPER’s” stunningly sumptuous Master Stateroom features luxurious bespoke upholstery, fabrics and an expansive sunken bathroom

Now in its 10th year, the World Superyacht Awards honour the finest new superyacht builds delivered to their owners in the past twelve months. Dubbed the Oscars of the superyacht world, the awards will be hosted by Boat International Media in Amsterdam on the 9th May.

Note: Article supplied by the official Sunseeker Blog Book

Two Sunseeker Yachts nominated for World Superyacht Awards 2015

February 17, 2015

Sunseeker International is celebrating, following the news that two of its beautiful yachts have been nominated for the World Superyacht Awards 2015. These include motor yacht Thumper and superyacht Blush. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony in Amsterdam on May 9, 2015.

Luxury motor yacht BLUSH underway

Luxury motor yacht BLUSH underway

Now in its 10th year, the prestigious awards ceremony acknowledges the very best in superyacht design and build.  The awards are designed to showcase the finest superyachts built in the past 12 months, so to have two yachts named as finalists in two separate categories is quite the accolade for Sunseeker.

Sunseeker has secured a nomination in both the Semi-Displacement for Planing Three Deck Motor Yacht 30m-44.99m category for its ‘40 Metre Yacht‘ superyacht Thumper and the Semi-Displacement for Planing, Three Deck Motor Yacht 45m and above category for its ‘155 Yacht‘ motor yacht Blush.

Luxury yacht Thumper, the most recent 40 Metre Yacht, beautifully showcases the high levels of personalisation which can be achieved by the Sunseeker design team.  The owner of this fabulous yacht wanted to push the boundaries of what had previously been created and the end result is a magnificent yacht like no other in the world.

Super yacht Blush is of particular significance as not only is it the biggest project the British manufacturer has ever undertaken, but it also takes the concept of a series build with personal customisation even further.

Below is a choice of the superb charter yachts built by Sunseeker.

Sani Marina teams up with Sunseeker Hellas to host private event at CWM FX London Boat Show 2015

January 27, 2015

This month’s CWM FX London Boat Show saw Sunseeker special guests have a taste of the popular Greece yacht charter destination, nestled in the Mediterranean. On Saturday 10th of January, Sani Marina teamed up with Sunseeker Hellas to play a host to a private event, presenting their tailor-made superyacht marina facilities to guests.

Sani Marina hosted a VIP reception with Sunseeker Hellas at the CWM FX London Boat Show 2015

Sani Marina hosted a VIP reception with Sunseeker Hellas at the CWM FX London Boat Show 2015

The event highlighted special pricing packages for berthing, luxury hotel accommodation and yachting facilities at Sani Marina, and promoted the excellent boating opportunities within Greece.

Just a 45 minute drive from Thessaloniki airport and only 45 nautical miles from the Port, Sani Marina offers access to a region with more than enough choices for delicious food, clubbing, shopping, and – importantly – relaxation!

Sani Marina's VIP reception with Sunseeker Hellas at the CWM FX London Boat Show 2015

Sani Marina's VIP reception with Sunseeker Hellas at the CWM FX London Boat Show 2015

Sunseeker Hellas offered guests a personal tour onboard the 28 Metre Yacht (example is charter yacht In All Fairness), 86 Yacht and 75 Yacht (example can be motor yacht Finezza) displayed at the show – two of which have dazzled the Greek water from the beginning of the summer season in 2014.

The partnership between Sunseeker Hellas and Sani Marina was inaugurated almost two years ago, ensuring that Sunseeker clients are treated as special guests, enjoying the highest standards of service.

Sani Marina with Sunseeker Hellas at the CWM FX London Boat Show 2015

Sani Marina with Sunseeker Hellas at the CWM FX London Boat Show 2015

Note: Article supplied by the official Sunseeker Blog Book