DUTCH DE­SIGNER COR D. ROVER IS KNOWN FOR HIS WORK

Yachting - - REVIEWED -

with glob­ally known brands such as Az­imut, Zee­lander and Sirena, as well as for his su­pery­acht de­sign on larger hulls in­clud­ing Benetti’s 220-foot Seasense. For each builder, he cre­ates a dif­fer­ent sense of style. On the Hori­zon FD85 Open Bridge, that style is both bold and prac­ti­cal. ¶ An­gles carry from the squared-off tran­som to the hull­side win­dows and gun­wale cut­aways, cre­at­ing an eye-catch­ing look in the har­bor. In­side, those cut­aways and sole-to-ceil­ing win­dows al­low am­bi­ent light into the sa­lon, cre­at­ing great views and giv­ing a full-beam feel to a yacht with walka­round side decks. ¶ The com­bi­na­tion of style and prac­ti­cal­ity con­tin­ues through­out the yacht. On the aft deck is a din­ing table with room for seat­ing on all four sides. The fly­bridge over­hang keeps the table dry, and the space is fit­ted with a 32-inch SkyVue TV, teak deck­ing, and a bar with a sink, fridge and ice maker. ¶ Through a stone-sole foyer is the sa­lon with leather seat­ing, an­i­gre cab­i­netry and a wal­nut sole. There’s an eight-seat wooden din­ing table, a glass­ware cab­i­net, and a 55-inch Sam­sung TV for fam­ily movie night. The 7-foot head­room en­hances the open feel­ing, and a day-head is in an af­ter cor­ner,

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