Racing up and down the Solent yesterday, members of the public witnessed a very special showcase of the Sunseeker Portofino 40. Crewed by Motor Boat & Yachting reporters, readers and enthusiasts alike, the ‘baby’ of the Sunseeker range ensured a great day out was had by all. Together with Sunseeker Poole and Sunseeker Southampton, MBY put the 40ft sports cruiser through her paces in the Hamble and Southampton waters, testing out the quality build and high specification that the Sunseeker Portofino 40 has to offer.
Sunseeker Portofino 40 on Sea Trial with MBY
Sunseeker Portofino 40 on Sea Trial with MBY
For Sunseeker Poole and Southampton in particular, this was a unique opportunity to not only meet new potential customers but to take onboard (no pun intended) all important feedback which can be relayed in terms of usability, functionality and design; something that can only be established when the boat is on the water. Needless to say, the Sunseeker Portofino 40 was a hit with all. The day introduced the Sunseeker ‘lifestyle’ to MBY readers who had perhaps not previously considered a Sunseeker due to the “Mediterranean” connotations sometimes associated with the brand. Adaptable and versatile, the important message here is that the Portofino 40 is a British built boat, that is as perfectly placed in South Coast waters as she is on the French Riviera.
Sunseeker Southampton's James Lumley accompanies MBY readers on the trial
Sunseeker Southampton’s James Lumley accompanies MBY readers on the trial

Spencer Brown, Sales Manager of Sunseeker Poole comments on the success of the day: “it was fantastic to be given the opportunity to run a Sunseeker Portofino 40 in conjunction with the MBY Sea Trial event today, giving even more profile to our efforts in the UK to make this model and the Sunseeker brand-name an even better success in our home waters.  The exposure of this boat to current and potential customers has been incredible over the past few weeks, and this event galvanised positive interest as well as enhancing the profile of Sunseeker as one of the 3 major players in the UK marine leisure industry.”

For more information contact Spencer Brown: / +44 (0) 7769 322707. Sunseeker Poole, West Quay Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HW / +44 (0) 1202 666060 / /