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author icon By Anna Cummins | 4 March 2021

Shipyards, refits and maintenance

Catamaran designer and manufacturer / yacht charter / shipyard

“Established in the port city of Gdansk in 2002 by French businessman Francis Lapp, Sunreef Yachts is a world-leading shipyard specialising in the design and construction of bespoke luxury catamarans and multihull superyachts.

History of the Sunreef Yachts shipyard

Behind the success and dynamic development of the Sunreef Yachts shipyard lies the leadership of its founder and president, Francis Lapp who launched the company in the historic port city of Gdansk, Poland in 2002.

Sunreef Yachts has all the knowledge, experience and facilities required to build top quality composite units, using the most advanced technologies available in the shipbuilding industry. Housed in purpose-adapted halls, and boasting a highly developed infrastructure with all the necessary workshops and specialists along with privileged direct access to the waterways of the Gdansk port and the Baltic Sea, it ensures cost savings inherent to project management and workforce coordination.
Key to the shipyard’s success is undoubtedly its niche expertise, integrated in-house capabilities with all stages of design and manufacturing completed on premise, tailor-made finishes for each client, impeccable quality, and an ever-evolving yacht range thanks to a commitment to innovation. To provide owners with a full range of services, Sunreef Yachts also has its own charter office, Sunreef Yachts Charter, Yacht Management and technical service.

In 2019 the company announced the signing of a contract for the construction of a 49 metre multihull superyacht, which will be the most voluminous luxury catamaran ever launched and the biggest superyacht made in Poland so far. In 2020 the company revealed 2 more superyacht concepts: sailing yacht Sunreef 460MM Cat, created in collaboration with British superyacht designer Malcolm McKeon and 40 metre power catamaran 40M Sunreef Explorer.

Sunreef Yachts Eco
Questing for a more environmentally responsible cruising experience, Sunreef Yachts marked a new chapter in its history. In 2019 the shipyard developed a new range of luxury Eco catamarans.
The Sunreef Yachts Eco range is a concept of eco-responsible sailing and power luxury catamarans. The shipyard combines electric propulsion, smart energy management system, in-house produced solar panels and ethically-sourced finishing materials among many solutions for more sustainable yachting experience. Sunreef Yachts Eco catamarans are engineered for optimal fuel efficiency and reduced emissions with hi-tech green features and a universal 360° approach to responsible yachting.

In 2020, Sunreef Yachts will move its entire headquarters from the center of Gdansk to a new shipyard with an area of over 85,000 m2.

Key Services
Shipyards, refits and maintenance
Catamaran design
Catamaran manufacturing
Yacht sales
After Sales Yacht Service
Yacht Charter
Yacht Management