Horizon 78

Boat Tests


Builder: Horizon

Model: 78

Model Year: 2005

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 78'0"

Beam: 19'0"

Draft: 6'0"

Weight: 140,000 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/1,400-hp 3412E Caterpillar inboard diesels

Optional Power: twin diesel inboards from Caterpillar, MAN, and MTU up to 1,800 hp apiece

Fuel Capacity: 1,950 gal.

Water Capacity: 400 gal.


Maxwell VWC 3500 anchor windlass
Trend s/s sliding sky lounge and saloon doors
Trend opening ports w/screens
Sunbrella canvas and exterior cushion covers
Cantalupi halogen interior lighting
Sub-Zero refrigerator w/2 freezer drawers
GE dishwasher and 4-burner stovetop
Braun trash compactor
Gaggenau seafood steamer
48,000-Btu Marine Air chilled-water A/C
Headhunter MSDs
triplex Racor 75/1000 fuel/water filters for main engines
Tides Marine dripless shaft logs
Hynautic hydraulic trim tabs w/Bennett tab indicators
Fireboy auto. fire-extinguishing system
welded-aluminum fuel tanks w/electric and sight gauges
Delta 'T' demisters
2/Glendinning CableMasters w/50-amp service
27.5-kW Onan genset
4-kW Trace inverter
4/engine start and 4/house batteries and 1/genset battery
2/20-gal. Torrid water heaters


American Bow Thruster stabilizers and stern thruster
Nautical structures EZ 1700 davit
second Onan 27.5-kW genset
aft-deck wetbar w/Gaggenau grill
2' hull extension
wide-body superstructure
sky lounge (enclosed bridge)
custom interior specifications (fabrics, woods, finishes)

This article originally appeared in the April 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.