Hunton Powerboats, considered as one of the most luxurious luxury powerboat brands in the world, is headed to the American market. Company CEO Fiona Pool made the declaration during a New York Post interview on April 21, 2015.
This news is a welcome development for American yacht owners who have pining to see Hunton Powerboats in the local market for years. More importantly, the company’s arrival in the largest marine market in the world will properly establish Hunton Powerboats’ reputation as one of the best in the business. Most of the world already knows this and soon enough, so will the US market.
So why did it take this long for Hunton Powerboats to enter the US market? According to Pool, the company was always treated as a hobby business by its founder, Jeff Hunton. But after she and a group of business partners bought the business from Hunton in 2010, the new leadership decided to turn it into a full-fledged company that offered its products not only in the UK, but also in the overseas market, including the US.
Now that Hunton Powerboats is scheduled to cross over to the other side of the Atlantic, the company is already gearing up for what it plans to offer in the US. Pool didn’t immediately specify which models are headed here, but the Hunton XRS37 is the likeliest first candidate as it has already been priced at a whopping $850,000, including shipping and taxes.
Continue reading to read more about Hunton Powerboats’ arrival in the US market.