Leading UK builder Sunseeker has announced the launch of Sunseeker’s Superyacht Division, a distinctive range of yachts from 101ft – 161ft. This announcement is part of a major new product development plan for Sunseeker International which will see the entire range doubling in size to 22 models during the next three years.



Officially launched at the Monaco Yacht Show, the new division, strengthens Sunseeker’s positions in the superyacht category having already delivered 137 yachts over 100ft since 2000. The majority of these will continue to be built in GRP while some superyachts will be built in aluminium.

As it was earlier announced, Sunseeker will partner with two shipyards, Pendennis and ICON Yachts, in order to achieve the goals, initially for two models within the range. Still, the vessels will be designed predominantly in-house.

The new 133 Yacht hull will be built in GRP by Sunseeker before transferring to Pendennis for completion; while the new 161 Yacht, built in aluminium, will be entirely constructed by ICON in Harlingen, Holland.



Andrea Frabetti, CEO of Sunseeker commented: 
The launch of the new Superyacht Division signals a new chapter for the company and an important milestone in the history of the brand. Our customers now have more flexibility and the ability to grow through the range from 38’ to 161’, unprecedented for a single brand. We have demonstrated our ability to develop products that customers desire since the launch of our first superyacht in 2000.

Andrea Frabetti took over as Sunseeker International CEO in June 2019, following the resignation of Christian Marti. In his new role, he has accelerated a substantial new product development plan which will see the company investing £60 million CAPEX over the next 3 years. 



Meanwhile, the first Sunseeker 161, the brand’s new flagship, has been recently confirmed sold. Delivery will take place in September 2022. In the meantime, discussions are ongoing for confirmation of hulls number two and three.

The tri-deck model weighing in at <500 GT follows the iconic Sunseeker exterior lines. Her interior can be styled to each owner’s taste via ‘Bespoke’ service. The yacht comes with a plunge pool on the main deck, as well as the generous beach club.

The Sunseeker 161 Yacht sees ten guests accommodated in five cabins in the standard guest configuration, with scope for up to 12 guests dependent upon the chosen general arrangement.

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