Horizon Yachts of Taiwan has sea-trialled its new EP 148 'Horizon Polaris', the largest privately owned yacht built in Asia to have Ice-class notification by BV
Measuring 148 feet in length, the EP148 Horizon Polaris is built with a steel hull, aluminum superstructure and bulbous bow, and her design is the result of collaboration between interior design consultant Birgit Schannese of Germany; U.S. designer J.C. Espinosa and the Horizon R&D team.
With a 29’ beam, Horizon Polaris features a well-designed and spacious layout with five en-suite staterooms, including an on-deck master with an office and a large crew area with room for 10 crew.
Additional features include a transom garage, water toy storage on the bow, gym and spa in the Skylounge; and an entertainment area on the flybridge with a Jacuzzi, numerous sunpads and a full bar. Powered with twin MTU 12V4000 M60 1760HP engines, the new EP148 reaches a top speed of 16 knots and has a range of over 4,200 nautical miles at 9.5 knots.
The new EP148 Horizon Polaris is currently preparing for a cruise through the rough seas around Taiwan in early June, and she will debut for the first time at the Horizon Yachts Open House on June 28th in Taiwan.