Say Hello To Sunstar Houseboats

June 2016 Feature

Custom houseboat manufacturing is its mainstay and throughout the years, Sunstar Houseboats has constructed over 275 boats for customers across the country. The owners and staff have more than 100 combined years of experience in the marine industry that go into each build, and they work hard to ensure that every detail is exactly what their clients are looking for in their dream houseboat. This manufacturer continues to place high quality, attention to detail, and dedication to customer service at the top of its priorities as it moves into the new year.

With an aim towards equipping the “new generation” of born-and-raised water lovers with their first houseboats, Sunstar Houseboats continues to focus on expanding their brokerage business, Sunstar Yacht Sales & Brokerage. Whether it’s helping people find the right pre-owned model they’re looking for or introducing them to their new boat builds, the team remains ready to answer all customer inquiries. Sunstar Yachts continues to expand its business by including new services such as houseboat transportation to better take care of the needs of their clients.


Date Founded: 1995

Location: Monticello, KY

Best-selling Model or Floor Plan: 16’ X 75’

Smallest Houseboat Built to Date: 16’ X 42’

Largest Houseboat Built to Date: 20’ X 110’

Hull Design: Aluminum Semi-V

Water Application: Lakes, Rivers and Intracoastal

In-house Transportation: Yes

In-house Interior Designer: Yes 

2015 Recap: This past year has been good for Sunstar Houseboats and they have already taken strides from 2014. They are looking forward to the continued growth that 2016 will bring.

Looking To 2016: They are very positive that they will see an increase in business for 2016. They are currently planning to add employees to handle the increased production, and are always trying to find ways to improve their well-known quality.

Company Quote: “We have a very experienced work force. We have several employees who have been with us 20 years plus. Sunstar will be in business 21 years this February.” – George Roberts, President

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