SAXDOR YACHTS

Saxdor is a revolutionary new brand of affordable, premium power yachts designed by Sakari Mattila, the original designer and founder of award-winning boat brands Axopar, Paragon, Aquador and XO. It was his ambition to build an exciting generation of premium boats, combining modern styling with the very latest technology at an extraordinarily affordable price.

Sakari Mattila, founder of  Axopar, Aquador, XO, Paragon and Saxdor Yachts says
“I have always admired Italian design, American functionality and French pricing. With the 320, the aim is to incorporate these attributes and combine them with the Scandinavian way of boating. The 320 GTO is the next step for Saxdor Yachts, with more new models to be announced in the coming months.”

You can read more about Saxdor yachts on Saxdor web page.

SAXDOR 200 SPORT

Saxdor 200 SPORT is a 6 meter boat which provides a very smooth ride and ist the best boat for rough seas. The hull is economical and fuel efficient

Length: 5,94 m
Beam: 2,29 m
Engines: 100-115 KM
Max speed: 39 kn

SAXDOR 200 PRO SPORT

Saxdor 200 PRO SPORT offers even more power and fun

Length: 5,94 m
Beam: 2,29 m
Engines: 150-175 KM
Max speed: 45+ kn

SAXDOR 320 GTO

Saxdor 320 GTO is highly manouverable boat with very low fuel consumption powered by single of twin engines. Hard top protects you from the elements

Length: 10,28 m
Beam: 3,10 m
Engines: 300-600 KM
Max speed: 55 kn

SAXDOR 320 GTC

Saxdor 320 GTC has the same qualities as the other two 320 models, however here you are protected by the full beam cabin

Length: 10,28 m
Beam: 3,10 m
Engines: 300-600 KM
Max speed: 55 kn

SAXDOR 320 GTR

Saxdor 320 GTR is highly manouverable boat with very low fuel consumption powered by single of twin engines. It is the boat to enjoy the sun

Length: 10,28 m
Beam: 3,10 m
Engines: 300-600 KM
Max speed: 55 kn

HISTORY

Visionary boat designer and founder of Saxdor Yachts, Sakari Mattila, previously founded four successful and internationally-awarded boat brands: Axopar, XO-boats, Paragon and Aquador. Throughout his remarkable career, Mattila has had the role of lead strategist and original designer for each of these much loved brands.

To those people who are wondering, Sakari Mattila is nowadays fully focused on developing amazing new models for Saxdor with his team of professionals and has no longer ties with his previous brands.

 

1994

Mattila founds Aquador Yachts in 1994.

  • Motorboat of the year Awards 2009 WINNER, Aquador 28 HT
  • Motorboat of the show 1998, Helsinki, Aquador 25 C

2003

Mattila founds Paragon Yachts in 2003.

  • Motorboat of the year Awards 2010 WINNER, Paragon 31

2008

Together with Erkki Talvela, Mattila founds XO boats in 2008.

  • Motorboat of the year Awards 2013, WINNER, XO 240 RS
  • European powerboat of the Year 2012 FINALIST, XO 240 RS

2012

Mattila starts the Axopar project in co-operation with Josef Wizsniewski, the owner and founder of the Slepsk shipyard.

Sakari innovates the new concept and design of Axopar. The concept and design are practically ready in the end of 2012.

Sakari developes the name from his previous brands. A = Aquador, XO = XO boats, PAR = PARagon.

2014

The first Axopar 28 is launched at the Helsinki International Boat show in February 2014.

Sakari alone founded and registered Axopar Holdings Oy (Ltd) and its subsidiary Axopar Boats Oy (Ltd) in March 2014. Sakari’s company owned 100 % of Axopar’s shares.
Other three associates became shareholders nine months later.

 

2015

As an indication of Mattila’s new concept and design Axopar wins several awards around the world and becomes the fastest growing boat brand in Europe.

  • Japan’s boat of the year 2017, Axopar 28 T-Top
  • Motor Boat of the Year 2017, WINNER, Axopar 37
  • Best of Boats 2016 FINALIST, Axopar 37
  • Boat Builder Awards 2016 WINNER, Axopar Boats Oy
  • Motorboat of The Show 2016, Helsinki, Axopar 24 Open
  • Motor Boat of the year Awards 2016 WINNER, Axopar 28 OC
  • European Powerboat of the Year Awards 2016, WINNER, Axopar 28
  • Best of Boats 2015, WINNER, Axopar 28
  • Boat Builder Awards 2015 FINALIST, Axopar Boats Oy
  • Motorboat of the Year 2014, Sweden, Axopar28 AC
  • Motorboat of the show 2014, Helsinki, Axopar 28 Open

2019

Beginning of a new era.

Sakari innovates the concept and design of the new Saxdor model range. The model range starts from the 20 feet personal watercraft – Saxdor 200.

The name comes from the last and the first boat brand: S = Sakari, AX = AXopar, DOR = AquaDOR.

Saxdor Yachts Oy (Ltd) is founded in October.

 

2020

Saxdor 200 is making already the waves:

  • European Powerboat of the Year 2021, WINNER, Saxdor 200
  • Motorboat of the Year 2021, FINALIST, ”Highly commended”, Saxdor 200
  • Best of Boats 2020 WINNER, Saxdor 200
  • Innovation Award 2020, Hiswa, Holland, Saxdor 200

A group of private investors and key persons of the Saxdor management team become significant minority shareholders. United Bankers Plc acts as advisor to Saxdor Yachts.

The subsidiary shipyard of Saxdor Yachts begins the production of Saxdor 200 in Elk, Poland.

2021

The production of Saxdor 320 GTO and GTC starts. Saxdor 320 GTC is nominated European Powerboat of the Year 2022. Saxdor 320 GTO is nominated Best of the Boats of the Year 2021.