Leapher assembled a group of innovative minds to create something extraordinary – a new class of explorer yacht that would set a new standard for adventure in luxury.
It a stunning piece of engineering, with a length of 60.5 meters, a maximum beam of 14.45 meters, and a gross tonnage of 1710 – 800 G.T. above the class average. Its moulded beam was 12.8 meters, which gave it a sturdy and robust structure that could withstand the most challenging weather conditions.
The exterior and interior design of the Horizon is entrusted to the renowned Cor D Rover, who brought his unique vision and creativity to the project. The Naval Architecture was designed by O7 Designers – Leapher Yachts, while Van Oossanen Naval Architects optimized the hull and CFD.
It is designed to be a Polar 1C class vessel, with a cruising speed of 12 knots and an incredible range of 14,000 nautical miles at 10 knots. It had an autonomy of 40 days, allowing it to explore the most remote and uncharted regions of the world.
Horizon is equipped with two 9.5-meter R.I.B.s and had a helicopter deck for easy access to and from the vessel. It also featured an Expedition Room, Dive Room, and Mud Room, which were ideal for those who love to explore the depths of the sea.
The vessel has a spacious Beach Club/Tender Hangar of 200 sq.m., providing ample space for guests to relax and unwind. The Wellness Area featured a sauna, a gym, and a crew gym, allowing guests to indulge in a variety of activities while enjoying the beauty of the natural surroundings.
- L.O.A. : 60.5 m (199ft)
- Max Beam : 14.45 m (47.4 ft)
- Moulded beam : 12.8 m (42ft)
- Gross Tonnage : 1710 (800 G.T. above class average) Status : Under Construction
- Delivery Date : 1st Quarter 2025 Construction Time : 27 months
- Exterior Design : Cor D Rover
- Interior Design : Cor D Rover
- Naval Architecture : O7 Designers – Leapher Yachts Hull / CFD Optimisations : Van Oossanen Naval Architects
- Cruising Speed : 12 kn optimised
- Range : 14.000 n.m (@10 knots)
- Autonomy : 40 days
- Class : Polar 1C
- Guest Pax : 14
- Crew Pax : 17
- Helicopter operations
- Tenders : 2 x 9.5 meter R.I.B.s
- Propulsion : Diesel – Electric
- Special Features : Expedition Room, Dive Room, Mud Room, 200 sq.m. Beach Club / Tender Hangar, Wellness Area, Sauna, Gym, Crew Gym