Sunseeker draws the crowds at CWM FX London Boat Show 2015

The Sunseeker London Group has enjoyed a busy and exciting London Boat Show at ExCeL London from 9th – 18th January 2015.

The 2015 CWM FX London Boat Show has seen an excellent level of enquiries and visitors to the Sunseeker stand
The 2015 CWM FX London Boat Show has seen an excellent level of enquiries and visitors to the Sunseeker stand

It has been an incredibly active 9-days for Sunseeker, with new launches, VIP guests, parties, events and busy sales enquiries.

Friday January 9th saw crowds and press from around the world gather at the Sunseeker stand for the launch of the brand new Predator 57.

Making its World Debut at the London Boat Show, the new Predator 57 proved highly popular, with an impressive number of orders secured by the Sunseeker London Group
Making its World Debut at the London Boat Show, the new Predator 57 proved highly popular, with an impressive number of orders secured by the Sunseeker London Group

Introduced by international superstar, Nicole Scherzinger, and Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite CBE, the innovative new addition to the Predator range was received to rapturous applause. Once again, the Sunseeker brand continues to be the best at drawing in the crowds at the London Boat Show.

World superstar Nicole Scherzinger launched the Predator 57 and opened the Sunseeker stand on the first day of the show
World superstar Nicole Scherzinger launched the Predator 57 and opened the Sunseeker stand on the first day of the show

From Poole to Portals and Torquay to Tunisia, the Sunseeker London Group’s dedicated sales teams from around the world have experienced a high volume of enquiries during the show, with a number of sales agreed for the forthcoming season.

Visitors came from around the World to see the 9 Sunseeker yachts on display at the London Boat Show
Visitors came from around the World to see the 9 Sunseeker yachts on display at the London Boat Show

Sunseeker has enjoyed the show collaborating with a number of luxury brand partners, including Porsche Cars GB, which provided a number of chauffeur driven Panamera diesel and e-hybrid models for VIP clients, Boodles, Aspinal, The White Company, Gillian Weir, Grant MacDonald and Boom Jewellery.

The White Company provided a selection of interior accessories for the Sunseeker Manhattan 65
The White Company provided a selection of luxury interior accessories for the Sunseeker Manhattan 65

Sunseeker VIP hospitality welcomed the opportunity to host a series of pop-up parties with Sani Marina, Berkeley Homes, Alexander James Interiors, Coutts, Vestra Wealth and Yacht Investor Magazine.

The Sunseeker VIP Lounge welcomed guests to a number of exclusive parties, Sunseeker Greece are pictured here with representatives from Sani Marina
The Sunseeker VIP Lounge hosted a number of exclusive parties, Sunseeker Greece are pictured here with representatives from Sani Marina

On Thursday, the Sunseeker London Group took advantage of the show’s late night opening by hosting a “Pink Evening” party in aid of PAH Breast Cancer Clinical Trials.

The PAH Breast Cancer Clinical Trials team, pictured here with Sunseeker London's David & Alexis Lewis, held a fundraising "Pink Evening" in aid of the Epping based charity
The PAH Breast Cancer Clinical Trials team, pictured here with Sunseeker London’s David & Alexis Lewis, held a fundraising “Pink Evening” in aid of the Epping based charity

Guests of the event, kindly supported by Peters & May Global Marine Transport, had ‘lashings of fun’ fundraising for the charity, which has so far raised nearly £25,000 in the donations for the PAH raffle and silent auction.

Supported by Peters & May, which recently launched a "Pink Lashings Initiative" to make donations through shipping, PAH Breast Cancer Clinical Trials have so far raised nearly £25,000 at the London Boat Show
Supported by Peters & May, which recently launched a “Pink Lashings Initiative” to make donations through shipping, PAH Breast Cancer Clinical Trials have so far raised nearly £25,000 at the London Boat Show

Spectacular entertainment on the night was provided by the outstanding ACM Gospel Choir.

The ACM Gospel Choir performed an amazing selection of songs at the Pink Evening party on the Sunseeker stand
The ACM Gospel Choir performed an amazing selection of songs at the Pink Evening party on the Sunseeker stand

After a stunning introduction by the nation’s favourite ‘weather girl’ and friend of Sunseeker London, Sian Lloyd, ACM’s 25 gospel singers raised the roof for the gathering crowds.

The charity theme at the London Boat Show continued as Ben Young, Managing Director of Sunseeker Superyacht Management and organiser of Cogs 4 Cancer – a team of cyclists from the yachting industry raising money for the fight against cancer – presented a cheque for €285,000 to Cancer Research UK and local cancer charities in the South of France. Over the past 2 years, the highly dedicated C4C team have raised an astounding €400,000, a truly incredible achievement.

Ben Young of Sunseeker Superyacht Management presents a cheque for €285,560.60  to Cancer Research UK alongside Sunseeker Founder and Autumn Trust Chairman, Robert Braithwaite CBE
Ben Young of Sunseeker Superyacht Management presents a cheque for €285,560.60 to Cancer Research UK alongside Sunseeker Founder and Autumn Trust Chairman, Robert Braithwaite CBE

Many a promotion has continued throughout the boat show including that of a Harrison Weekender Aspinal of London bag. To be in with the chance of winning this luxurious tanned leather hold-all, guests to the show have been encouraged to fill in an entry form as they visit the Sunseeker stand (B400). The winner of the competition will be announced by the end of the show.

Sunseeker London have teamed with Aspinal to offer visitors to the Sunseeker stand the opportunity to win a luxury leather weekend bag
Sunseeker London have teamed with Aspinal to offer visitors to the Sunseeker stand the opportunity to win a luxury leather weekend bag

A presentation to round up a successful 2015 show took place by Robert Braithwaite CBE on the final morning of the show, alongside the Sunseeker distributor network from around the world. Having started the year on a strong positive note, the Founder of Sunseeker International encouraged his team to make 2015 the best year yet – watch this space for more news!

The Sunseeeker London Group would like to thank National Boat Shows and ExCeL London for its continued efforts at the London Boat Show, which represents a yearly and pinnacle yachting show of the year. We wish our fellow exhibitors a successful follow up of enquiries for 2015.

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