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For over 30 years, the Horizon Group has consistently defined, perfected and exceeded the standards of yacht design and craftsmanship. Focused on the four cornerstones of Customization, Innovation, Technology and Collaboration, Horizon implements the most advanced technologies and the finest materials into each yacht build. Collaboration with experienced owners and a willingness to engineer new customizations underscores the creation of each new model and series, which provide proven platforms upon which future owners can define their own Horizon yacht.

Horizon motor yachts are designed, engineered, tested and constructed at the Horizon Group's ISO 9001-certified shipyards, which encompass four manufacturing facilities spanning 25 acres and include two on-site Design Centers, a five-axis router and CNC milling department and an advanced composites research, design, testing and manufacturing facility.

Horizon backs each luxury motor yacht it builds with pioneering design, engineering and construction methods that ensure safety, reliability, performance, value and peace of mind for every owner.

The Horizon Yacht Group, headquartered in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, is the #1 luxury yacht builder in Asia and ranks among the Top Ten largest luxury yacht builders in the world. Horizon builds semi-custom composite motor yachts and offers specialized series of pre-designed yachts that meet the needs and yachting lifestyles of the worldwide markets that Horizon services. A consistent award-winning builder, Horizon was founded in 1987 by CEO John Lu, who continues to oversee the activities of each of the Group's four specialized manufacturing facilities and 800-strong staff today. For more information on the Horizon Yacht Group's history and corporate philosophies, please visit the "Discover Horizon" section of our website.

Each Horizon yacht is designed, engineered, tested and constructed at the Horizon Group's manufacturing facilities in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, which encompass three shipyards, two on-site Design Centers, a five-axis router and CNC milling department and an advanced composites research, design, testing and manufacturing facility. Learn more about Horizon Yachts in the "Discover Horizon" section of our website.

Horizon builds semi-custom composite motor yachts from 52 to 150 feet in length in specialized series designed to suit the various cruising lifestyles of the worldwide markets. Within the proven platforms of eight specialized series, Horizon offers 25 distinct models of planning, semi-planning, full-displacement and catamaran vessels. Horizon routinely collaborates with world-leading designers and naval architects on new series and offers the opportunity for fully custom builds as well. Review the entire Horizon Yachts luxury yacht collection on the "Horizon Models" section of our website.

Since 1987, Horizon has launched and delivered over 855 luxury yachts to clients around the globe.

Yes! We encourage our clients to visit the colorful portside city of Kaohsiung, Taiwan to tour our four facilities, meet our design and engineering teams and enjoy the wonderful Taiwanese culture and hospitality. Your local representative can arrange a factory tour or you may contact the Horizon sales department directly at [email protected] for details.

Yes. Horizon Yachts' sales and service representatives are available across 5 continents to assist with the purchase and service of your Horizon vessel. Horizon's representatives are not only knowledgeable of and experienced with Horizon Yachts, they are also respected and active members of the yachting industry and can guide you to the best Horizon product to suit your lifestyle. For a list of Horizon Yachts representatives around the world, please visit the "Locate Dealers" section of our website.

In addition to our in-house service coordinators and managers, Horizon Yachts has established partnerships with reputable service centers on 5 continents around the globe to ensure that our owners receive the finest service wherever they are located. Please contact your local Horizon representative for more information on service centers.

Each Horizon motor yacht is constructed using the most advanced composites technology. Horizon uses a vacuum assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM) process that incorporates the most advanced technologies and processes, from resin research & development and materials testing to one-shot 6D hull infusion and aerospace-grade non-destructive testing (NDT) methods – to ensure the most lightweight, durable and uncompromised hulls and superstructures possible. Learn more about Horizon's leading construction techniques on the "Technology" page of our website.

Each Horizon yacht model offers a variety of layouts, designs and options for personal customization, which will determine the length of the build process. Horizon's experienced in-house naval architects, engineers and interior designers collaborate with each client to tailor the yacht to the client's preferences. Horizon believes in the spirit of collaboration, which provides the client the creative, hands-on ability to develop a yacht that is a reflection of the client and the client's lifestyle. To find out a build time for a specific model, please contact the Horizon sales department at [email protected].

Horizon yachts can be built to DNV, BV and RINA with MCA compliance as required by owner. Horizon also builds to CE certification for European builds, NK for Japanese builds, and ABYC guidelines are followed for US builds as standard. For more information on Horizon Yachts build classification, please visit the "Quality Assurance" page on our website.

Because our pricing covers the global market, the pricing structure does not include shipping and duty fees, which are based upon the point of delivery. Please contact your local representative to discuss shipping and duty estimates for your specific area.

Your local Horizon representative will handle any warranty issues or concerns and communicates directly with the factory on your behalf.