Sunseeker presents its line-up of performance motor yachts at the 54th annual Southampton International Boat Show. Taking place from Friday 15 to Sunday 24 September, at Mayflower Park, Southampton, visitors will have the opportunity to view the exceptional quality of Sunseeker yachts across its diverse and award-winning product range.
This year, Sunseeker will showcase the Superhawk 55 and 75 Sport Yacht for the first time at Britain’s biggest boating festival. Among these show-stopping debuts, visitors will also have the chance to view the Manhattan 55, Predator 65, 65 Sport Yacht, Manhattan 68, 76 Yacht, 88 Yacht and 90 Ocean*.
Sean Robertson, Sales and Marketing Director at Sunseeker International, commented: “We return this September to Southampton for the 54th edition of the show with a fantastic line-up including two of our most recent launches – the spectacular Superhawk 55 and 75 Sport Yacht. We have models from across our range on display across the ten-day event that will no doubt make for a fantastic showcase for our guests”.
Superhawk 55 – UK Show Debut
The Superhawk 55 is a luxury yacht that boasts stunning design and exceptional craftsmanship. This exciting performance yacht offers an unforgettable boating experience, with remarkable performance capabilities that are sure to impress. Equipped with twin Volvo Penta D11 – IPS 950 engines, this yacht can reach exhilarating speeds of up to 38 knots while ensuring expert manoeuvrability and fuel efficiency. The full-beam cockpit creates a spacious and inviting environment perfect for relaxation and entertainment, with seamless access to the foredeck from the cockpit. Overall, the Superhawk 55 is a remarkable luxury yacht that offers exceptional performance, innovative features, and exquisite finishing details, making it a top choice for those who seek excitement on the water.
The Manhattan 55 offers exceptional comfort and style throughout. The striking exterior features and stainless steel accents highlight its beauty, while inside the interior is designed for stylish entertainment and socialising. The yacht has a well-appointed aft galley that carries a raised breakfast bar complete with a wine cooler, and a saloon that seats up to six people and has a modular ottoman for additional seating. The open and spacious layout provides sumptuous space to enjoy the well-equipped bathing platform and Beach Club, which includes an optional built-in barbecue, overhead shower, and fold-down transom seating. The Manhattan 55 is powered by Volvo Penta D13-800 engines enabling it to cruise comfortably at 25 knots with a range of 250 nautical miles, while reaching a top speed of 30 knots at full throttle.
The Predator 65 is a true symbol of athleticism, featuring a sleek design and carbon fibre sunroof. Its performance is exceptional, with powerful Volvo Penta IPS-1200 or IPS-1350 engines that offer enhanced manoeuvrability, efficiency, and a top speed of up to 35 knots. The Beach Club is a standout feature, equipped with a hydraulically lifting bathing platform, a spacious tender garage capable of holding a Williams SportJet 345 and water toys, integrated overhead shower, and lighting. The versatile cockpit layout and optional crew cabin provide unmatched comfort and entertainment options for those seeking adventures on the water. Customisable spaces are also available, such as an optional wet bar or extended galley in the aft cockpit. The interior offers flexible layouts, with options for extra-large seating on the main deck or a conventional layout with the galley and saloon on a single level. The Predator 65 sleeps six guests comfortably in two double cabins and a twin cabin, all with en suite bathrooms. Privacy is ensured with a shared day head accessed from the lower deck hallway.
65 Sport Yacht
The multi-award winning 65 Sport Yacht showcases a sleek exterior profile, with the almost invisible Sports Bridge offering an ultimate helming experience. The revolutionary ‘SkyHelm™’ feature allows owners to enjoy a modern fully-carbon steering arm and state-of-the-art glass bridge plotter. The three-cabin layout provides accommodation for up to six guests, with a spacious owners cabin, forward VIP cabin, and en suites for each guest cabin. The clever design includes a fully-appointed crew cabin forward of the garage, while the wide tender garage can store a Williams 345 jet tender or other equipment. The garage door transforms into a Beach Club with an integrated bar, rain-shower, and speakers. The 65 Sport Yacht boasts impressive speeds of up to 38 knots with Volvo Penta IPS engines.
75 Sport Yacht – UK Show Debut
The 75 Sport Yacht is an impressive yacht that combines remarkable exterior features with a contemporary interior design. Powered by twin MAN V12 1900 engines, it can reach speeds of up to 40 knots. The lower deck offers three cabins, with an option for a fourth pullman cabin. The exterior design features a symmetrical stern, dual steps to the aft cockpit, and a tender garage. The aft cockpit provides comfortable seating, a sunpad, and a sliding drop-down powered door that connects it to the saloon. The flybridge offers a second helm, companion seating, and a wetbar, while the foredeck provides seating, a table, and sunpads. The elegant interior has spacious seating in the saloon, a well-equipped helm console, and a lower deck with luxurious cabins and a fully-fitted galley. The 75 Sport Yacht is highly customisable, allowing owners to create their ideal entertainment spaces while enjoying a strong performance.
The Manhattan 68 is a timeless and elegant motor yacht, offering generous exterior deck space on the foredeck, aft cockpit, and flybridge. The flybridge offers various seating arrangements, including fixed L-shaped seating with a table, loose furniture, or a dining table with six chairs. Standard features include a wet bar, companion seating near the upper helm, and ample space for sunbathing and entertaining. The main deck features a spacious aft cockpit, an aft galley, a dedicated dining space, a comfortable saloon with generous seating and a TV. The primary cabin has a dedicated central staircase, offering a private escape for owners. The Beach Club is equipped with a hydraulic bathing platform, rain shower, and storage options for water toys. The Manhattan 68 can be powered by Volvo IPS or MAN shaft engines, ensuring extended cruising capabilities and unparalleled comfort. With countless customisation options, the Manhattan 68 offers endless opportunities to create a home away from home.
The award-winning 76 Yacht is a masterful vessel that combines exceptional sea-keeping capabilities with an exquisite design, offering an unparalleled experience on the open seas. With its sleek hull, expansive decks, and beautiful interior, the Sunseeker 76 Yacht epitomises luxury. The interior is flooded with natural sunlight, thanks to large windows and a three-piece windshield, providing breathtaking panoramic views. The latest model features an aft galley layout, creating an open and social space on the main deck. The dining table and saloon offer a plethora of entertainment options for up to eight guests. The exterior decks of the 76 Yacht are meticulously designed, providing ample space and unmatched versatility. Whether seeking relaxation or adventure, this yacht can accommodate. Owners can choose from options such as a spa pool, Jet Ski crane, or additional sunbeds on the flybridge. Each exterior space is a sanctuary for socialising.
The award-winning 88 Yacht is a true Sunseeker marvel, with sumptuous interior design and generous outdoor spaces. Its Beach Club offers tranquillity on the water, with the Sunseeker X-TEND™ sunbed and two seating arrangements. The flybridge boasts plush U-shaped seating, a wet bar, and optional infinity spa pool with sun pads on either side. Inside, the main deck is sophisticated and comfortable, with a forward galley under the lower helm windshield. The owner’s stateroom has a substantial beam, a walk-in dressing room, beautiful en suite, and ample storage. The 88 Yacht also features a crew cabin equipped with a kitchenette, crew mess, and en suite for up to four or five crew members, ensuring seamless service.
The award-winning Sunseeker 90 Ocean is defined by several remarkable features, including an impressive new silhouette, ample volume, a chic open-plan interior, and a Beach Club offering four times the area of a traditional platform. The Beach Club boasts a retractable SeaStair, oversized rain shower, and the optional Sunseeker X-TEND™ sunbed – perfect for close proximity to water sports and socialising. The saloon features luxurious lounge seating and chaise longue, with floor-to-ceiling windows and perimeter LED lighting that flood the space with natural light. A dedicated dining area for eight can be positioned port or starboard, while a contemporary and versatile forward galley offers plentiful space and direct side deck access. The owner’s stateroom is full-beam luxury, with carefully selected furniture to complement the elegant lines throughout the vessel.
(Sunseeker lineup for Southampton International Boat Show – barchemagazine.com – July 2023)