A CENTER CONSOLE BOAT WORTH OWNING

Building center console boats “worth owning”is the driving force behind every Sunsation CCX model. A perfect combination of art and science, each Sunsation hand-built center console boat features advanced computer design, the highest quality laminate materials, state-of-the art construction methods and safety engineering. Sunsation Powerboats are world renown for their exceptional style, precise handling and superior performance.

Wayne Schaldenbrand

Wayne Schaldenbrand

President / CEO

Born in New Baltimore Michigan, Wayne built his first boat at the age of seven; using plastic bottles collected from a local Laundromat for flotation, and attaching them to a wood platform. Working with his Grandfather at Chris Craft in Algonac, Michigan, Wayne furthered his passion for building boats. He later went onto developing the art of fiberglass; repairing and restoring boats, along with manufacturing knee boards. In 1982, he then rented a 20’ x 20’ garage where he began building 16’ boats. Today, with a full line of performance boats, ranging from 28 to 43 feet, Wayne continues with this passion by designing a 34 foot sport center console.

Joe Schaldenbrand

Joe Schaldenbrand

Vice President

Born in New Baltimore Michigan, Joe spent most of his time on the waters of Lake St. Clair with his family and friends. Graduating from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, he began his Career as a manager of a drug store; where he quickly realized his true passion in life would be building boats with his brother. Less than a year out of college, Joe and Wayne both quit their jobs and went into the boat business. Today, we at Sunsation Powerboats continue to thrive as a dominate force in the marine industry, building high end custom powerboats for the discretionary consumer.

Jared Morris

Jared Morris

Partner

Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jared developed his passion for boating with his family on summer vacations. He bought his first performance boat, a 29 foot Baja at the age of 22. Jared was a loyal Baja customer owning five different models over 10 years. In 2011 his local boat dealer brought on the Sunsation line of Powerboats and introduced the brand to Jared. After meeting Joe & Wayne during a factory visit and taking a test ride in a 36XRT with twin 700s, Jared bought the boat. Following his experience with both the boat and his personal interaction with Joe & Wayne, Jared joined the company as a partner in 2012 and works closely with the team in the design and development of the Sunsation Powerboats line of products.

Kyle Miller

Kyle Miller

Partner

Born in Detroit, MI Kyle grew up enjoying the outdoors. Kyle enjoyed everything from bringing his R/C boats on family camping trips, to hunting, to boating on Lake St Clair. After years of working within automotive, and managing a custom automotive shop, Kyle was intrigued to join the Sunsation team and make his love for boating a career. Kyle joined the Sunsation team in 2005, and in 2013 Kyle become partner of Sunsation. Kyle continues to work in Product Development with the Sunsation team and takes pride in delivering Boats worth owning.

The Sunsation Team
Diane

Diane

Human Resources
Jeff

Jeff

Purchasing
Joe

Joe

R & D
John

John

R & D
Dave

Dave

Marine Systems Engineer
John

John

Shop Manager
Dave

Dave

CNC

Brandon

Brandon

Quality Control Supervisor
Phil

Phil

Wood Dept.
Jason

Jason

Lead Rigger
Todd

Todd

Rigger/Engine
Zach

Zach

Rigger/Engine
Kevin

Kevin

Rigger/Cabin

Josh

Josh

Rigger/Cabin
Ken

Ken

Rigger/Basic Boat
Ron

Ron

Rigger/Basic Boat
Ron

Ron

Plastics

Ken

Ken

Porter
Al

Al

Prep

Sean

Sean

Prep
Rodney

Rodney

Maintenance
Mickey

Mickey

Detail
Larry

Larry

Laminator
Jeremy

Jeremy

Laminator

Jordan

Jordan

Lamination
Cody

Cody

Laminator
Zach

Zach

Laminator
Jim

Jim

Laminator
Ken

Ken

Laminator
James

James

Laminator
Ryan

Ryan

Lamination
Paul

Paul

Laminator
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