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Robert Braithwaite (engineer)

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Robert Braithwaite at Southampton Boat Show September 2014

Robert Braithwaite, CBE, DL (12 May 1943 – 7 March 2019) was a British entrepreneur and marine engineer. He was known as the Founder[1] and President of the luxury powerboat manufacturer, alongside John Macklin, Sunseeker.[2][3] He was born in Otley, Yorkshire.[4]

Braithwaite died in the early hours of 7 March 2019, aged 75.[4]


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  1. "Millionaire Robert Braithwaite gifts robot to Poole Hospital". BBC News. 27 October 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  2. Slade, Darren. "Sunseeker founder honoured with lifetime achievement award". Bournemouth Echo. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  3. "Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite dies". Boat International.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Sunseeker co-founder Robert Braithwaite has died at the age of 75". Dorset Echo.