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SUNSEEKER INTERNATIONAL is a British luxury motor yacht manufacturer. Its headquarters and main assembly facility is in Poole
Poole
Harbour , at Poole
Poole
in Dorset
Dorset
, England
England
. The company has been making motor boats since 1969. Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group has owned the company since 2013. It is the largest UK-based luxury yachtmaker measured by 2012 revenues.

CONTENTS

* 1 Profile * 2 Appearance in popular culture * 3 Example * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links

PROFILE

Manufacturing is undertaken mainly in Poole
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 it also featured a cameo role for Sunseeker's then managing director, Robert Braithwaite, in one of Sunseeker's very first open-cockpit speedboats, the Sovereign 17.

There was a one off 2016 BBC
BBC
2 documentary about the brand, named Britain's Biggest Superyachts: Chasing Perfection which showed the building of the new Sunseeker
Sunseeker
131 yacht.

EXAMPLE

Sunseeker
Sunseeker
regularly updates its yacht collection with new yachts, or improved versions of already released yachts. Below is a description of one the yachts in the Sunseeker
Sunseeker
collection, their specifications and where they can be chartered.

Sunseeker
Sunseeker
Predator 115 (Launched 2013):

The Sunseeker
Sunseeker
Predator 115, also known as Chimera, was launched in spring 2013. Features: The Predator 115 has 5 cabins, meaning it has room for 10 guests. She also features a large on deck dining area and a spa tub. Specifications: The yacht is 34.5 metres in length, with a draft of 2.38 metres. She has a maximum speed of 24 knots and her cruising speed is 18 knots. Charter: The Predator 115 is available for charter in the Mediterranean and the Adriatic Sea.

SEE ALSO

* Fairline Boats * Princess Yachts

REFERENCES

* ^ Sunday Times Top Track 250 list ,pub Oct 2008, Entry No. 88 * ^ * ^ Sunseeker
Sunseeker
Confirms Acquisition by Dalian Wanda * ^ Rapoza, Kenneth (19 June 2013). "Chinese Billionaire Buys \'James Bond\' U.K. Yacht
Yacht
Maker". Forbes. Retrieved 13 October 2013. * ^ " Luxury yacht maker\'s 500 new jobs". BBC
BBC
News. 14 March 2007. * ^ Clark, Emma (8 October 2002). " Sunseeker
Sunseeker
scoops entrepreneur award". BBC
BBC
News. * ^ Sunday Times Top Track 250 List 2008 * ^ James Bond 007 :: MI6 - The Home Of James Bond * ^ "Britain\'s Biggest Superyachts: Chasing Perfection - BBC
BBC
Two". BBC. Retrieved 2016-07-02. * ^