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Imported into the U.S. market since the late 1980s, used Sunseeker yachts continue to rank among the most desirable pre-owned luxury yachts in America. Founded in 1969 and manufactured in Poole on the south coast of England, Sunseeker is the largest luxury yacht manufacturer in the United Kingdom. The company employs over 2,400 people and its products are represented worldwide through a network of distributors. With five different yacht models from 48 to 131 feet in length, Sunseeker is one of the world’s most prestigious yacht builders whose name is synonymous with unmatched quality and performance. Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group purchased the company in 2013.
At the heart of Sunseeker’s success has been the company's ability to continually evolve with the times. Sometimes it was a gradual evolution which led to product developments and improvements, but sometimes it was a giant leap forward. The launch of the Predator 80 in the late 1990s was one of those moments. The next significant milestone for Sunseeker was pushing past the 100ft mark enabling Sunseeker to officially claim to be a superyacht builder. The 2001 launch of the 105 Yacht was a landmark event for the company. Not surprisingly, the 105 met with critical and customer acclaim from around the world.
In the five decades that Sunseeker has been building luxury yachts it has evolved from a popular European brand into a worldwide icon. Indeed, to possess a Sunseeker has become an obsession for many. Those fortunate enough to be in the market for a used Sunseeker yacht are choosing to make the ultimate yachting statement. It is their commitment to continual product evolution which ensures Sunseeker remains the number one choice in luxury motor yachts in the world today.
Sunseeker is one of those signature English marque brands such as Rolls-Royce, Jaguar or Bentley which has gained an international following over the years. Seductive styling, engineering excellence, and meticulous attention to detail best describe a Sunseeker yacht. Painstakingly handcrafted from bow to stern, it’s this tradition of excellence that makes a used Sunseeker yacht so appealing to the experienced yachtsmen. There is also the reputation for quality Sunseeker has earned after putting thousands of hulls on the water over the last 50 years. A Sunseeker is considered by many marine industry professionals to be the ultimate statement of yachting sophistication.
In considering the purchase of a pre-owned Sunseeker yacht, it is well to keep in mind that used Sunseekers tend to retain more of their value than many other motor yacht brands on the market. It’s for all of these attributes – the luxury, the style, the British heritage, and the investment in quality – that used Sunseeker yachts have remained the boat of choice for so many HMY clients.
According to the boating MLS, there are currently some 300 used Sunseeker yachts available for sale in the U.S. market. Another 1,000–1,100 are listed in Europe, and 200 more are for sale in Asia. With a network of offices in key marina locations and a team of expert marketing professionals, HMY brokers have the knowledge and experience required to assist clients in locating the best selection of pre-owned Sunseeker models.
The purchase of a Sunseeker yacht is a highly personalized transaction requiring the services of a knowledgeable sales professional. To that end, each member of the HMY team is committed to providing the individual attention necessary to find the perfect Sunseeker to match a client's lifestyle. As a yacht sales leader, HMY clients can expect promptness and efficiency in everything we do.