Sunseeker announces new high-performance day boat

Sunseeker recently announced the forthcoming launch of a brand-new high-performance day boat – the Hawk 38.

Drawing on the company’s racing heritage, the new high-performance model will be capable of  70 mph (62kts) ‘out of the box’ with standard twin Mercury R400 outboards mated to Mercury Racing Digital Zero Effort throttles. The hull has been optimized to take advantage of the latest outboard engine technology giving not only performance benefits, but also low-cost maintenance for clients. For more performance, other outboard engines are available to special order.

The all-new Fabio Buzzi Design patented structural foam hull with ‘anti-dive’ bow not only makes for an unsinkable boat, but also moderates vibration and noise transmission to a minimum. To reduce lateral pitching and increase comfort and safety whilst running at high speed, inflatable Hypalon 866 STAB tubes are fitted as standard and provide the added benefit of built-in fendering for easy boarding and stability at anchor.

For those looking to soak up the sun while at anchor, the foredeck is complete with a sunbathing pad with elevated fixed headrests and an optional foredeck sail canopy. Aft facing u-shaped seating is centralized around a quick-release carbon or painted table that can be stowed in seconds.

The helm station is centrally located, shielded by an integrated double-curvature ventilated glass screen with a sweeping black carbon fibre hard top and side screens to deflect the wind.

Fitted with a Simrad navigation system, the helm console consists of the 16-inch Evo 3 touch screen multifunction display with GPS and Wi-Fi capability. The Simrad screen gives access to the CZone DC switching system to allow integrated control of all essential systems including lighting, batteries, pumps and LED navigation lights. In addition, the Lumishore LED lighting package is controllable from the Simrad screens via the Lumi-Link smart lighting application to offer a spectrum of colors and effects.

Throughout the boat, there is multiple built-in storage such as a cavernous stowage locker with carbon fiber lid at the bow. The self-draining composite decking in platinum with white corking includes more stowage with a large central deck locker that can hold a life raft or inflatable paddleboard.

“The heritage of the Sunseeker brand is unparalleled; built on a legacy of developing small performance racing boats, we are the technical experts in this field, and it lies within the brand’s DNA. Having worked previously with FB Design on the XS2000 and XS Sport as far back as 18 years ago, Sunseeker has always dominated this area and will continue to do so with this technologically advanced cutting-edge new model," Sunseeker CEO Christian Marti said. “To properly understand the market and therefore genuine customer demand, we carried out detailed research to fully appreciate the breadth of this complex sector. Now is the perfect time for a high-performance day boat designed, engineered and built to exacting standards; the all-new Hawk 38 will deliver an experience like nothing else in the market.”

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