Published in the January 2011 Issue January 2011 Ask The Expert


With over 15 years in the business, this Kentucky-based manufacturer is made up of a very knowledgeable staff, most of whom have been with Sunstar at least ten years. Attention to detail is what sets Sunstar Houseboats apart from its competitors and it's what keeps this boat builder growing each year. Honesty and integrity are also trademark characteristics of this manufacturer and it starts with is president and founder, George Roberts, who started the company in 1995.

From starter houseboats to cruising condos, Sunstar has you covered and is able to work directly with customers to create the boat they want. Pampered along by a team of experienced technicians through the transportation process, each boat's setup and final "tweaking" help ensure the product is everything the customer expects. Plus Sunstar transports all of its own products, which helps keeps the cost down.

Date Founded: 1995

Location: Monticello, Ky.

Best-selling model or floor plan: 75' by 17'

Smallest houseboat built to date: 42' by 15'

Largest houseboat built to date: 110' by 20'

Hull Design: Aluminum Semi-V

Water Application: Lakes, Rivers and Intercoastal

In-house transportation available: Yes

In-house interior designer available: Yes

"Attention to the details is what separates Sunstar from our competition and this dedication can be found in all of our custom-built houseboats."

- George Roberts

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