Video: Take A Tour Of The Innovative FD87 Skyline From Horizon

Video: Take A Tour Of The Innovative FD87 Skyline From Horizon

I toured this yacht in March.  Really innovative layout.  Its an 87′ yacht with the volume of a 110′.  You will see more and more builders adopt this design.

Springing from the eye-catching FD85, the new Horizon FD87 Skyline retains many of the FD85’s unique features, including the expansive 23 feet 3 inch (7.07M) beam, spacious on-deck Master with four guest staterooms and two crew cabins below deck, and stunning floor-to-ceiling windows in the salon. In place of the raised pilothouse in the FD85, the FD87 Skyline boasts a fully enclosed bridge with access to a Portuguese walkway leading forward to the bow and an inviting seating area. A newly popular design for the U.S. market, the FD87 Skyline also features a spacious beach club and swim platform aft, which provides a perfect spot for relaxing close to the water or enjoying watersports activities. Additionally, the FD87 offers a new bow designed called the “High Performance Piercing Bow” (HPPB), which saw across-the-board hydrodynamic improvements in both tank and CFD testing. While alternative bow designs that feature protrusions work more efficiently at either high or slower speeds, the HPPB brings both efficiency at slower speeds and performance at higher speeds.

  

 

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