The Evolution of Sunseeker Yachts: A Look Back at 60 Years of Luxury

The Evolution of Sunseeker Yachts: A Look Back at 60 Years of Luxury


For six decades, Sunseeker has been synonymous with luxury, craftsmanship, and innovation in the world of yachting. From humble beginnings to becoming a global icon in the yachting industry, Sunseeker has continuously pushed boundaries, revolutionizing yacht design, craftsmanship, and technology. Join us on a journey through time as we explore the remarkable evolution of Sunseeker yachts, highlighting key milestones that have shaped the brand's legacy.




In the 1960s, having followed in their father’s footsteps Robert and Jogn Braithwaite embarked on a journey to break boundaries of British boat design. Having gained experience as leisure craft importers from joining their father’s business, Poole Powerboats. Robert, aged only 26-years, emerged as the founder of Sunseeker when he negotiated the purchase of boat moulds from American company, Owens Cruisers Incorporated, who were closing business in the UK. 


With a dream to create beautifully crafted, high-performance sport boats and cruisers, Robert laid the foundation for what would become a globally recognized brand in the luxury yacht market.