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Official British Launch of Sunseeker 155 Yacht

Following on from the news that Sunseeker International has received its second commission of a 155 Yacht, the team in Poole are celebrating the official British launch of the inaugural yacht.

Formula 1 star and new owner of the first ever 155 Yacht, Eddie Jordan, was joined by Sunseeker International’s Group President, Robert Braithwaite, on Monday 24th March to officially launch this magnificent superyacht, along with the help of stylish vintage swing group, Elle & the Pocket Belles. As the biggest project ever undertaken by Sunseeker, the official launch was a monumental day for all the team.

The Jordan Family Trust worked closely with the Sunseeker team throughout the design process and took full advantage of the bespoke element of the 155 Yacht. From drawing board through to the testing phase every inch of this spectacular yacht was designed and built in Poole, making the launch event all the more special.

Robert Braithwaite, Group President at Sunseeker International, commented: “We were incredibly proud to launch the 155 Yacht here in Poole with Mr Jordan. The 155 Yacht is a truly iconic British yacht. From drawing board through to testing, the yacht was designed and built in Poole, so it really is British through and through and the fact the launch took place in Poole made it all the more special.'

The event went off without a hitch and a special thanks must go to MTU, the title sponsor of the event and engine supply partner on the 155 Yacht. And big thank you to 155 Yacht project sponsors SES, Tijssen Elektro, Tides Marine, BSS, Geberit, Pipex px and DIAB.

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Second Sunseeker 155 Yacht Commissioned

The Dubai Boat Show proved to be a real success for Sunseeker International with the sale of the second of our stunning 155 Yachts.

With delivery of the first 155 Yacht to Formula One mogul, Eddie Jordan, imminent the commissioning of this second yacht is testament to the incredibly high standards of design and engineering achieved in this majestic superyacht. Similar to The Jordan Trust, the new owner is keen to put their mark on the yacht and has opted for a fully bespoke design.

The personalisation of the yacht means that its design and interior finish will be dramatically different to that of the inaugural yacht. In fact, initial discussion and plans suggest that the next 155 Yacht will incorporate a six cabin arrangement featuring floor to ceiling glass in master and guest cabins, bringing the outside in.

What’s more, the new owner has chosen the largest engine options available ensuring that its impressive performance matches its stunning appearance. In fact it will be capable of achieving speeds of up to 25 knots but still with a super-efficient range at a more sedate 11-12 knot displacement mode.

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Sunseeker 155 Yacht at Sea

Sunseeker International is delighted to share the very first shots of the spectacular 155 Yacht at sea! We hope you agree that this magnificent superyacht is a masterpiece of design and engineering excellence.

 

The 155 Yacht continues to be put through its paces before it is officially handed over to its new owner Eddie Jordan and The Jordan Family Trust.  Over the next few weeks the expert team at Sunseeker will inspect and test every part of this stunning feet of engineering and design. 

 

Early feedback from the Sunseeker team already confirms that the 155 Yacht is exceeding performance expectations across the board and is handling exquisitely.

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Eddie Jordan inspects his 155 Yacht

Formula 1 mogul Eddie Jordan inspected the all-new Sunseeker 155 Yacht for the first time since its launch last week.  The stunning 155 Yacht, commissioned by The Jordan Family Trust, is the largest Sunseeker has ever manufactured and is already drawing attention from around the world.

 

The impressive fusion of engineering excellence and breath-taking design means the 155 Yacht is a magnificent sight to behold as it rests in Poole ahead of sea trials due to start next week.

 

Sean Robertson, Sales Director at Sunseeker International, commented: “It was a real pleasure to show Eddie Jordan around the 155 Yacht now it is actually in the water.  He has been involved in every step of the design and manufacture of this stunning new yacht so it is a real honour to show him around our joint creation.”

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The Sunseeker 40 Metre Yacht Meets London’s Tower Bridge

What happens when two British icons get together?  We get a truly spectacular sight to behold, and that was certainly the case when the Sunseeker 40 Metre Yacht took to the Thames earlier this week.

Photographed against the stunning back drop of Tower Bridge, the 40 Metre Yacht really was a breath taking sight to see.  And their iconic British nature is not the only thing that the 40 Metre Yacht and Tower Bridge have in common.  In fact they share many traits such as stunning design, intricate detail and fine engineering.

These shots were taken earlier this week by photographer Tom Benson and we think they do a fantastic job of showcasing the streamlined profile of the 40 Metre Yacht and its sharp ocean-going bow.  However, what these pictures don’t show is the yacht’s equally striking interior, which spans across three decks.

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Sunseeker 155 Yacht First Launch

Following its move on the quay at the end of January, the Sunseeker 155 Yacht was launched into the water for the very first time.

The much anticipated yacht was launched into the water at Sunseeker’s shipyard facility in Poole, where it will undergo further testing.  The yacht’s engines will be started for the very first time and the Sunseeker team will put the 155 Yacht and its onboard systems through its paces.

As well as commissioning the air conditioning, the onboard fire and electrical systems will also be trialled.  This stage of testing should be completed within the next two to three days after which the 155 Yacht will be approved to undergo sea trials before the 155 Yacht is delivered to its new owner, Eddie Jordan, in early spring.

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Sunseeker 155 Yacht Fully Unveiled for First Time

The eagerly anticipated Sunseeker 155 Yacht made its way onto the quay this weekend ahead of sea trials scheduled for early February.  Following a series of rigorous tests at Sunseeker’s shipyard facility in Poole, the boat was fully unveiled for the first time when it left the shipyard at the weekend.  This allowed everyone to see the 155 Yacht in all its glory and gave people the chance to appreciate the sheer size, spectacular design and intricate detailing of the boat.  

Now that the 155 Yacht has made it onto the quay the next step will be to launch it in the water where it will undergo further testing.  The sea trials are scheduled to take place in early February before the 155 Yacht is delivered to its new owner, Eddie Jordan, in early spring.

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155 Yacht Unveiled

A fusion of sheer beauty and engineering excellence: Sunseeker’s flagship 155 Yacht is unveiled for the first time!

Find out more about Sunseeker’s largest ever yacht here.

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New 40m Superyacht ‘Rhine’ Delivered to Hong Kong

‘Rhine’ features a bespoke interior by Ken Freivokh Design and is the largest Sunseeker yacht to be delivered to a client from Hong Kong or China to date. Instead of the usual five cabin arrangement she has four cabins comprising of a  full beam master stateroom on the main deck, while on the lower deck there are two twin guest cabins with sliding berths allowing for either twin or double berth set up, plus a full beam VIP stateroom which can act as a second master cabin.  In addition to the traditional main deck saloon and dining area, the yacht also features an extended upper deck saloon which can convert in to a cinema or karaoke room. With a constant attention to Feng Shui throughout the design process, ‘Rhine’ is a superb example of British craftsmanship in tandem with specific regional requirements. 

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Sunseeker 40m Yacht ‘Sea Raider V’ World Superyacht Awards Finalist

A superb example of the mark, Sunseeker are proud to announce that ‘Sea Raider V’ has been chosen as a finalist for this years ‘World Superyacht Awards’ which will be held in Amsterdam on the 3rd of May. Epitomising  the success of Sunseeker’s approach to Superyacht development and build, she features an impressive bespoke interior design by Sunseeker’s in house design team, which under the clients direction, has taken it’s influence from the 1930’s art deco era.  With an exceptionally comprehensive specification ‘Sea Raider V’ is certainly one of the finest 40m Yachts delivered to date. 

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