Photography by HMYA
28 May 2017
Mark Western from Horizon Motor Yachts Australia has sold the largest Horizon yacht to date destined for an Australian client, during the 2017 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.
Mark has been working with Horizon Yachts for the past 12 years and is well known throughout the industry and amongst Horizon owners.
Based in Perth for the past six years he has spent his time captaining numerous Horizon vessels throughout Australia as well as working alongside Horizon Motor Yachts Australia Director Gary Wahlstedt playing a huge part of HMYA.
Mark has just signed up a Horizon RP115 with an LOA of 122’ which will be the largest and highly optioned Horizon Yacht to hit Australian shores.
The luxurious one of a kind Horizon RP115 is scheduled for deliver in early 2019.
The features include a hull extension, 10-person heated Jacuzzi, sauna, sunroof to the skylounge, Twin MTU 2600hp engines with a top speed of over 24knots, 440/20X TRAC stabilisers, 24 underwater lights, Furuno Navigation package with Octoplex power management and Mareton monitoring system, Yacht Controller, and many more design features.
HMYA Director Gary Wahlstedt said “This is a testament to all the hard work Mark has done for the Horizon Brand over the past 12 years.
“His knowledge of the Horizon range of vessels is exemplary and his relationship with Horizon clients is outstanding.”
With increased enquiry on the larger end of the Horizon Yacht models the past few months it is promising for a successful year of sales for Horizon Motor Yachts Australia.
Founded in 1987, Horizon Yachts is celebrating its 30th year in 2017 and is one of the largest luxury yacht builders in the world as well as the number one builder in the Asia Pacific region.
Over the past 30 years, Horizon has delivered over 780 luxury yachts, with more than 190 of these over 80 feet in length. Popular models ranging from 52 to 150 feet include motor yachts, superyachts, power catamarans, expedition yachts, and fast displacement motor yachts.