10th Nov 2015

Sunseeker Manhattan 50 Review

Sunseeker Manhattan 50 Review

The Sunseeker Manhattan 50 is a luxury cruising motor yacht that combines exceptional performance with outstanding use of space. The boat provides accommodation for six in three private cabins with plenty of inside and outside space for relaxing or entertaining. The Master Stateroom has an offset double bed, ensuite facilities and plenty of storage. The VIP cabin sleeps two guests in a double bed with full ensuite facilities and there is a second twin guest cabin. The fully equipped galley area features a split level saloon. A second-hand Sunseeker Manhattan 50 offers you style, space, performance and practicality in a luxury cruiser.

Who and what was this boat designed for?

The Sunseeker Manhattan 50 is designed for luxury cruising and offers performance and handling to match that of a traditional Sunseeker sports boat. Sunseekers are designed to provide a high level of excitement and performance, while delivering a high degree of acceleration and maneuverability. The Manhattan 50 cruises safely and efficiently with exceptional handling from her Don Shead designed hull and tons of power provided by twin diesel engines. This boat features the latest in navigation equipment and offers the convenience of twin helms with matching data and controls on both.

What commentators say about this boat

One of the highest specifications available and an impressive range of extras required to cruise in confidence and in the style only Sunseeker can offer.

The Manhattan 50 is top of her class and is a very satisfying boat to drive.

Handling, that is absolutely superb, makes the Manhattan 50 from Sunseeker a vessel to operate in all conditions and situations.

You are guaranteed world-class craftsmanship and detail throughout this vessel from stem to stern, top to bottom.

The design, the materials and the execution of putting everything together to tolerances that are next to perfect sets this boat apart from others in its class.

Model variations

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  • Length overall: 52ft 6in (16.0m)
  • Beam: 15ft 1in (4.6m)
  • Draft : 4ft (1.22m)
  • Weight: 23 tons (20,865 kg)
  • Fuel capacity: 550 gallons (660 US gallons) (2500 litres)
  • Water capacity: 110 gallons (132 US gallons) (500 litres)
  • Engines: 2 x 800 MAN

What’s great about the Sunseeker Manhattan 50

  • Spacious, luxury accommodation for six.
  • Luxury fittings and finish.
  • Performance and acceleration.
  • Safe cruising.
  • Convenience of twin helms.

What to look out for on a pre-owned Sunseeker Manhattan 50

If you’re buying a used Sunseeker Manhattan 50, our engineers and owners have reported some things to watch out for and potential faults that might occur on this boat from time to time.

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Keeping your Sunseeker Manhattan 50 in shape

When buying a used Sunseeker Manhattan 50, regular scheduled servicing and attention to some minor points will keep your craft in top condition.

Regular servicing

Carry out regular engine and drive servicing in line with the manufacturer’s recommended intervals.


We don't currently have any specific maintenance information for the Manhattan 50.

If you have ever owned or worked on a Manhattan 50 and would like to share your thoughts, then get in touch and we'll add your information to the page.

Laying up

Follow manufacturer’s recommendations when laying up for winter.

Model-specific repairs

The Sunseeker Manhattan 50 is not known for needing specific repairs more frequently than other boats.

Why buy a pre-owned Sunseeker Manhattan 50?

If you are considering a second-hand Sunseeker Manhattan 50, you are unlikely to be disappointed. This luxury motor yacht offers style and craftsmanship, generous accommodation and living space, and the exceptional performance and handling associated with a Sunseeker.

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