Horizon Yachts latest FD90 motor yacht has been designed for the Australian market

Horizon Yachts has launched the 25th unit from its highly successful FD90 series; however, for this unit the Taiwanese shipbuilder has done things differently.FD90/25 yacht cruising This latest unit from the 27.45-metre motor yacht series has been built for the Australian market, adhering to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) new 2C Survey requirements for commercially-operated vessels. As a result, this particular FD90 is flexible in the market and can be operated either privately or as a charter yacht.FD90 yacht saloonFD90 yacht saloonHorizon Yachts has seen record sales in the Australian market in the last year,” Mark Western, Horizon Yachts Australia Director, commented. “This latest FD90 not only provides an ideal high-volume interior with the amenities and staterooms of a superyacht, but as it is built to AMSA 2C Survey standards it also provides a great charter business opportunity.”FD90 yacht diningFD90 yacht diningIn essence this is a new Horizon FD90 that embodies that much-loved DNA of its predecessors; the motor yacht still features styling by the Dutch studio, Cor D. Rover Design and boasts an impressive amount of onboard space for socialising inside and out on the deck. This latest iteration can accommodate as many as 10 guests across five staterooms, and is fitted with an enclosed skylounge and a beach garage with a hydraulic swim platform.

FD90 yacht stateroomFD90 yacht stateroomFD90 yacht stateroomThe master’s area spans the full beam and is located forward on the main deck. The suite is sophisticated and furnished with quartzite above the headboard and features mirrored nightstands and an impressive his and hers ensuite. The remaining four staterooms are all VIPs and located on the lower deck, giving the owner additional privacy.FD90/25 yacht general arrangement  Much like the rest of the series, Cor D. Rover opted for the signature full-height glass windows that wrap the main saloon and dining area. Throughout the space, the studio made great use of an array of materials and furnishing, ranging from water-bleached walnut and dyed Koto through to brass and cast crystal. 

The FD90 is constructed out of GRP and has been equipped with twin MAN engines. This latest unit will make her world debut at a VIP launch ceremony in Sanctuary Cove, Australia upon her arrival in late August.