sunseekerBritish production yacht manufacturer, Sunseeker International, has announced its plan to build a 51m (168ft) sport yacht. It is the most ambitious project the yard has yet undertaken and is hoped to be delivered in 2017.

The 168 Sport Yacht announcement follows the successful launch of the 155 Yacht earlier this year. Superyacht Business visited the yard during its build, a report of which can be seen here.

The new Sport Yacht will boast the interior volume of a tri-deck yacht, coupled with aggressive exterior styling of a Sport Yacht. Engine options will provide economical displacement cruising of more than 4,000 miles together with the option of hitting 25 knots.

Sean Robertson, sales director at Sunseeker International commented, “Words cannot capture how excited we all are to be building such an awe-inspiring Sport Yacht so quickly after the launch of our majestic 155 Yacht.  The new custom 168 Sport Yacht will be a true flagship for the Sunseeker range and is sure to capture the hearts of yacht lovers across the globe.”