A New FD80 (ex-FD77) Skyline Hull 3 Will Debut at FLIBS 2019
NEWS | October 29, 2019
The third FD80 (ex-FD77) has launched and is preparing for her global debut at the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this week. Featuring a Skyline (enclosed bridge) configuration, the new FD80 Skyline has been designed for the American market.
Created in collaboration with Cor D. Rover and noted for its voluminous interior and proprietary High Performance Piercing Bow and hull design, the FD Series now spans 75 to 125 feet in length. A next-generation series, in both design and technology, has seen impressive sales in the three years since it was first introduced, with 18 FD Series yachts already sold to buyers in the U.S., Europe, Australia, and Asia. Both an Open and a Skyline version of the FD80 – the latest model in the series – will appear at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, giving visitors the opportunity to experience the design and layout differences between the two.
Intended for ease of operation for an experienced owner and/or minimal crew, the FD80 Skyline offers four staterooms, including an on-deck master suite. She incorporates many of the same exciting features as the FD80 Open, which debuted at the 2019 Palm Beach International Boat Show in March, such as opening main salon doors and full-height salon windows. The extended main salon features a bright and contemporary décor with functional amenities, such as the innovative convertible dining table that offers formal dining and folds into a breakfast bar to maximize space. The galley can be separated from the salon via privacy doors and a Hi/Lo island partition.
The spacious on-deck master suite also features large windows as well as, a large en suite and a seating area with a sofa and built-in vanity with drawers. Three additional guest staterooms are found below deck – one VIP cabin at the bow, one large guest cabin amidships, and a twin cabin.
On the upper deck, the enclosed skylounge features a dayhead and a relaxed dinette area with low coffee tables. Doors to port and starboard provide access to the walkaround side decks. The incorporation of a walkaround design on the bridge deck brings tremendous flexibility to the enclosed skylounge, aft boat deck, and foredeck lounging area, and allows guests to transition between the spaces with ease. A fully equipped beach club and Hi/Lo swim platform enhance the amazing deck amenities aboard this 80ft yacht.
To experience all of the details of the new Horizon FD80 Skyline via the virtual tour, please click here: https://bit.ly/2PrPnaB. For additional information on the new Horizon FD80 Skyline, please contact your local Horizon representative.
ABOUT THE FD SERIES:
Introduced to the world market in 2016, the Horizon Fast Displacement (FD) Series has taken the yachting industry by storm, noted for its striking style, appreciated for its well-planned layout and voluminous interior, and praised for its exceptional stability and performance. Designed in collaboration with Cor D. Rover, the FD Series now includes the FD75, FD80, FD85, FD87 and FD102 models, with plans for an additional models underway. Each model offers multiple layout configurations and can be customized to owner preference.