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Horizon Yachts Launches 28 Metre FD92 Yacht Crowned Eagle

2020-09-15By Miranda Blazeby

Taiwanese builder Horizon Yachts has launched its first 28 metre FD92 model, which has now been named Crowned Eagle.

The FD92 model was born from a collaboration with an American owner, who requested both an enclosed skylounge and an open flybridge. The FD92 has an “extended hullform” and a tri-deck superstructure as a result.

The model has been designed by Cor D Rover

Crowned Eagle is due to arrive in the US in late October for delivery. The second FD92  is being built on-spec and will be launched in early 2021.

The dining facilities onboard cater for 10 guests

Based on the FD87, the FD92 is designed by long-term Horizon collaborator Cor D Rover and features a High-Performance Piercing Bow.

Accommodation is for a total of 10 guests in a full beam master stateroom and four lower deck guest cabins. The staff quarters meanwhile are located aft of the engine room and allow for a crew of three.

Accommodation is for 10 guests and three crew

Elsewhere, the new design allows for increased exterior areas. There is a helm station, L-shaped seating, sunpad and small bar on the top deck, a six-person Jacuzzi on the foredeck and a second helm station aft of the enclosed skylounge. The aft deck is also equipped with a dining area for a total of 10 guests.

Speaking about the new model, Horizon group chief executive John Lu previously said: “The collaboration with the owner of the FD92 led not only to a yacht that met his design criteria, but also a new model for our FD Series that offers the best of indoor and outdoor living.”