OUR HOME IS THE WATER
“Whether as a surfer, sailor or on board of a yacht – I was always drawn to the sea. Being on the water means freedom.”
1978 | A passion for water
Whenever Torsten has time and the wind is right, he can be found on the water. In the past on the Steinhuder Meer, Sylt or St. Peter-Ording, today in Palma, Nice or Monaco – the passion for water sports has remained.
1986 | Entering the yacht business
Torsten’s enthusiasm and experience in the maritime sector led him to join forces with the long-established Bootscenter Krick, the exclusive representative of the well-known British yacht brand Sunseeker. He works as a sales representative in Germany and on the Balearic Islands.
1989 | Managing Director Bootscenter Krick Heilbronn
Torsten becomes managing director and co-partner of the Bootscenter Krick branch in southern Germany.
1993 | Sales Director Sunseeker Germany
Torsten joins the newly founded Sunseeker Germany GmbH and accompanies the expansion of the company for more than 11 years as an experienced sales director. The name Sieckmann is increasingly gaining in size and reputation in the yacht business.
1995 | Brother Oliver joins in
Brother Oliver enters into the yacht business and further contributes to anchoring the Sieckmann brand in the yacht business.
2000 | Sales Director Sunseeker Europe
Expansion in the new millennium: As Sales Director for Sunseeker Europe AG, Torsten is in charge of the sales regions Europe and Brazil. He is also responsible for building up sales in the emerging Eastern European region.
2004 | Foundation of own company
Together with a Swiss entrepreneur, Torsten founds Sunseeker Swiss AG on the shores of Lake Zurich.
2010 | Board of Directors Sales Sunseeker Germany AG
Sale of the Swiss company to SG AG. Torsten then joins the board of Sunseeker Germany AG. Until the company is sold to an investor, he manages the Europe-wide sales network.
2016 | Sieckmann Yachts launches in Hamburg
With decades of experience in the yachting industry, a Europe-wide network of partners and customers and a first-class sales history, Torsten and Oliver dedicate themselves to a new challenge: founding their own company together.
For five years already, the Hamburg-based company stands for quality, experience and trust in the yachting business.