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Sunseeker International announces special guests at this year's London Boat Show

05 January 2017

Sunseeker International is delighted to announce that award-winning British actress Joanna Lumley OBE, and Britain’s Got Talent Finalists, Jack Pack will be the company’s special guests at this year’s London Boat Show on Friday 6th January.

Joanna, perhaps best known for playing Patsy Stone, in the popular sitcom Absolutely Fabulous, will be opening the stand with founder Robert Braithwaite CBE DL and CEO of Sunseeker International, Phil Popham.

Sunseeker’s 40m Yacht ‘Thumper’ made a star appearance in the Absolutely Fabulous The Movie which hit worldwide cinemas in July 2016. Joanna’s character Patsy, and co-star Edina, played by Jennifer Saunders, found themselves sipping Champagne on the prestigious luxury yacht in the bay of Cannes.

However, there is a far more important reason for Joanna joining Sunseeker at the show this year. As a good cause champion, Joanna has also been involved with Macmillan Cancer Support for a number of years, her support includes being involved with the Macmillan Centenary celebrations, ITV’s Text Santa and more recently hosting her own World’s Biggest Coffee Morning with M&S. In June 2016, Sunseeker International announced its support for Macmillan and nominated the charity as their local charity partner, helping to raise funds and support people affected by cancer in the local Dorset community through various activities including sponsorship of the very successful annual Dorset Bike Ride. The brand has already raised over £50,000.

Joanna commented: “I am really delighted to be joining Sunseeker to celebrate the opening of their stand at the London Boat Show. I have had the privilege of experiencing these magnificent yachts first hand, albeit as Patsy of course, but seeing such a large range of these exquisite yachts on display out of the water like this is amazing. I’m particularly happy to be a guest of the brand today to help them champion a charity that I have been involved in for a number of years. Macmillan supports people and their families at perhaps some of their most vulnerable moments and it is fantastic that Sunseeker is supporting them in their local community like this.”

The Jack Pack is a unique contemporary swing pop group made up of four distinct vocalists who channel a Hollywood elegance with a quintessentially British twist. The group were originally made famous by The X Factor in 2007 and have most recently featured as a finalist in Britain’s Got Talent. Signed to Simon Cowell’s label Syco, Jack Pack went on to achieve international success following their Top 10 self titled debut album in 2015.

Showcasing a selection of its finest yachts from the current range, Sunseeker will also be launching two new yachts at the Show, the world premieres’ of the Manhattan 66 and the 68 Sport Yacht.

Sunseeker is also delighted to not only showcase the largest display of yachts at the London Boat Show but also to once again exhibit, the biggest motor yacht at the event, with its 95 Yacht. Standing at 28 metres, the stunning 95 Yacht is guaranteed to impress all those who attend.

For further details, please contact:
Sunseeker Malta
The Quay,
Portomaso Marina,
St. Julians 
Tel: 2138 5678
Fax: 2138 5432