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Sunseeker International founder Robert Braithwaite died on March 7. He was 75.

Sunseeker CEO Christian Marti announced the news on the company’s website: “Sadly, in the early hours of this morning, Sunseeker’s founder Robert Braithwaite passed away. Robert was an inspiration to everyone at Sunseeker and to the wider marine industry, recognised as a boating pioneer, a true visionary and someone who changed the face of boating forever.

“Robert was not only the company’s founder but the father of the ‘Sunseeker family’ here in Dorset, and worldwide through our dealers and clients. He will always live on as the driving force behind our success.”

Motor Boat and Yachting magazine has a thorough story of his life. Read that here.

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