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2006 Horizon Skylounge

San Diego, California


An exceptional “Custom Skylounge” that shows pride of ownership throughout, originally housed in boathouse since new until 2020. Machinery all recently serviced, recent haul-out renewed bottom paint, cutlass bearings, shaft seals on all shafts, all new batteries, new props in 2022. Custom enclosed aft deck. All new state-of-the art electronics in 2020, (3) staterooms all with ensuite, day head on main deck. Captain's stateroom and crew galley.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Horizon
Model: Skylounge
Year: 2006
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Horizon Yachts
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: HRN82057C606
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 82 ft
Length Overall: 82 ft
Beam: 20 ft
Max Draft: 5'9 ft
Displacement: 165,000 lb
Cabins Count: 4

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: MAN
  • Model: V-12
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,550hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 2,833
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: MAN
  • Model: V-12
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,550hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 2,833
Total Engine Power: 3,100hp
Cruising Speed: 16 kn
Maximum Speed: 21 kn


Fuel Tank Capacity: 2,780 gal
Water Tank Capacity: 420 gal
Holding Tank Capacity: 230 gal


Heads Count: 5
Boat Class: Motor Yachts, Flybridge


James Johnson
Chuck Hovey Yachts, Inc.


Chuck Hovey Yachts- San Diego
Chuck Hovey Yachts, Inc. - Safe Harbor - Sunroad
San Diego, CA, US, 92101
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


“LIBERTY” is a magnificent 82’ Horizon Skylounge Motor Yacht that was moored in a boathouse since new until early 2020. “LIBERTY” was custom ordered with many factory options notably the custom enclosed aft deck and Skylounge providing for year-round comfort whether cruising in Alaska or the Mexican Riviera. The interior was specially designed by Sylvia Bolton and features stunning high gloss Cherry wood with Mappa burl accents and cherry and holly flooring throughout the interior.

There are (3) well-proportioned staterooms forward all with ensuite heads. Aft there is an additional stateroom for guest or crew.

Main Deck Level

Entering from the aft-deck, the spacious and open salon features a half-moon settee with round table and opposite is a hi-lo TV cabinet flanked by (2) barrel chairs. Just forward is a hidden wet bar with (2) Sub-Zero refrigerator drawers and (2) Sub-Zero freezer drawers. Opposite is the formal dining set with custom teak table, (6) chairs, overhead chandelier. Custom overhead soffits throughout salon provide even distribution of the heating and air-conditioning systems throughout the salon.

Forward of the salon area are the stairs leading to the Skylounge, the day head is to starboard, and the gourmet galley is on port. Exquisite two-level granite counter-top and an abundant of overhead storage cabinets. Just forward is the large dinette, doors leading to the port and starboard side-decks, and stairs leading down to guest accommodations.

  • Upgraded wood blinds
  • Special granite bullnose design
  • Upgraded granite tabletop at dinette
  • (2) Bar stools for dinette
  • Custom designed and built salon furniture
  • Custom ordered salon overhead cabinets/bookshelves
  • Subzero full size refrigerator/freezer
  • GE Electric cooktop with exhaust
  • GE Microwave convection oven
  • GE Dishwasher
  • GE Oven
  • Stainless steel sink w/disposal
  • Broan trash compactor
  • Insta-Hot spigot
  • Granite counter tops
Custom Aft Deck
  • Custom tempered glass enclosed aft deck with (4) doors with S/S hardware
  • Upgraded (2) 5” diameter stainless steel supports
  • Upgraded curved entrance door from aft deck to salon
  • Fiberglass wet bar with icemaker
  • Curved stairway to flybridge with teak steps
  • Aft deck seats with drink holders and storage
  • Aft deck high-low teak dining table
Custom Skylounge
  • This undeniably spacious Skylounge was custom ordered 2’ 7” longer than standard Skylounge
  • Large stainless steel framed glass door to boat deck
  • Entertainment cabinet with hi-lo lift for TV
  • Forward facing raised double seat
  • Cherry and Holly flooring
  • U-shaped dinette with teak table
  • Extra air conditioning
  • Stidd Helm Seat
  • Wet bar with combo refrigerator
  • (2) opening windows

The VIP stateroom forward features a center-lined queen berth with dual nightstands, (4) portlights behind sliding Shoji panels, (2) cedar lined hanging closets, storage cabinets with storage port and starboard. The private ensuite head to starboard features a large shower with bench seat, marine head basin with vanity and storage.

Aft to port is the guest stateroom with (2) single side-by-side berths, (2) portlights behind Shoji panels, hanging locker and private ensuite head with stall shower, marine head and basin with vanity and storage cabinets.

The main companionway joining the staterooms has the stairs leading up to the main deck, and houses (1) of (2) stack GE washer and dryers found onboard.

Aft is the luxurious full-beam master stateroom featuring a king bed with custom headboard with pillars, (2) hanging lockers and a large cedar-lined hanging closet, quarter circle settee, abundant drawers, custom soffits (for even distribution of heating and air-conditioning), (4) custom vertical portlights behind Shoji panels, and escape hatch overhead. The master head is also full beam and is a “his” and “hers” style with shower in the middle. This shower area was highly customized to include (2) shower heads, jacuzzi Tub, and steam unit.

The aft stateroom is perfect for kids for the owner-operator or crew. It has a lounge area with settee, small galley with upgraded granite counters, microwave, Subzero refrigerator and Subzero freezer, the second GE washer and dryer is located in this area as well, escape hatch overhead. There is a stateroom to starboard with double berth below and a single above as a head with stall shower and seat.

Plumbing Systems
  • 200 gallon holding tank w/macerator and Y-valve
  • 200 gallon grey water tank
  • 30 gallon holding tank aft
  • Holding tank level indicators
  • Headhunter toilet system
  • Custom water filtration system for washing exterior
  • High water bilge alarm
  • (3) Sump pumps for showers
  • (5) Electric Rule bilge pumps
Electrical Systems
  • Upgraded e-QD series 27.5 KW Onan generator starboard (3919 hrs. 4/23)
  • Upgraded e-QD series 27.5 KW Onan generator port (3925 hrs. 4/23)
  • Optional 2nd generator remote panel in Skylounge
  • Optional 3rd generator remote panel near galley
  • Upgraded Dual 4000-watt Trace Inverters
  • (2) Glendinning shore power cablemasters
  • 50-amp shore power connection with isolation transformer
  • (4) Engine start batteries (New 2/24)
  • (12) House batteries (New 12/23)
  • (2) Generator start batteries
  • Electrolysis bonding system
  • Upgraded UW lights control panel (7/20)
  • Dimmer switches in Skylounge, Salon, Galley, Master & VIP
  • Dimmer system for DC exterior lights including aft deck
  • ACME ISO boost for shore power system
Electronics and Navigation Equipment
  • Custom fabricated dash panel (6/20)
  • (2) Garmin GPSMAP 8624 Glass Bridge MFD’s w/g3 Charts (6/20)
  • (2) Garmin GPSMAP 8617 Glass Bridge MFD’s w/g3 Charts (6/20
  • 6’ Open Array 96 mile Radar GMR Fantom 120 watt (6/20)
  • 4’ Open Array96 mile Radar GMR Fantom 120 watt (6/20
  • GXM 54 Sirus XM SAT weather/audio receiver (6/20)
  • Furuno SAT Compass 4 Antenna (6/20)
  • (2) Uniden ES UM625c VHF Marine Radio w/DSS
  • NMEA2000 AIS configured (6/20)
  • Twin SD card reader for 8000 series (6/20)
  • Remote Input device for 8000 series (6/20)
  • (3) GMS 10 Network Port Expander (6/20)
  • GSD 24 2 KW 50/200 KHz Sounder Module (6/20)
  • Seaview AMA-24 Low-Profile SAT Dome (6/20)
  • FLIR Camera M364 (6/20)
  • (3) Garmin GM120 Displays (6/20)
  • Garmin 8610xsv Chart Plotter (6/20)
  • Elbex close circuit camera system with (4) cameras
  • (2) Furuno GP39 (6/20)
  • Danforth magnetic compass
  • Iridium Sailor 4300 SAT Phone (6/20)
  • Furuno RD-30 Depth Sounder (aft cabin)
Entertainment Systems
  • Intellian S6HD 24” Dome Satellite TV Antenna
  • 43” Pioneer TV in salon on hi-lo lift
  • Sony DVD player, Niles Amplifier, Denon Receiver, speak & subwoofers (Salon)
  • 32” Flat Panel TV, Sony DVD player, Denon Receiver, 5 speakers (MSR)
  • 26” Flat Panel TV, Boston Acoustics amplifier, Sony DVD/Stereo (VIP)
  • 20” Flat Panel TV (Guest)
  • 43” Flat Panel TV Denon Receiver, Sony DVD, speakers/ subwoofer (Skylounge)
  • Sharp TV Flat Panel TV, Sony stereo (Crew Cabin)
  • Sharp TV, Sony stereo (aft galley lounge)
  • (3) DirecTV HD H24 receivers
  • iPad and Case for control of underwater lights
  • Volume controlled zones (galley and aft deck)
Engine and Mechanical
  • Twin upgraded 1550 hp MAN Diesels FWC (Stbd: 2833 Port: 2827 4/23)
  • MAN upgraded Rexroth electronic engine controls
  • Upgraded 5 bladed props (2) 4 bladed spare props & (1) 5 bladed spare prop
  • Dockmate remote control system, mains, bow & stern thrusters, windlass (6/20)
  • MAN upgraded engine display/readouts in the engine room
  • Upgraded 1800 GPD Sea Recovery Watermaker
  • ABT TRAC hydraulic stabilizers w/upgraded 9.5 sq. ft. fins
  • ABT Hydraulic bow thruster (38 hp)
  • ABT Hydraulic Stern thruster (38 hp)
  • Upgraded dual PTO’s
  • Jabsco engine driven bilge pump
  • Kabola Diesel Hot Water Furnace
  • Heat elements added in air handlers
  • Chilled Water Marine Air Conditioning Heating
  • Upgraded (2) 110 volt domestic water pumps
  • Optional hot water circulating pump
  • Upgraded engine room sound insulation
  • 2nd holding tank black water pump
  • Upgraded (2) 30 gallon Torrid water heaters
Engine Room and Equipment
  • (4) Engine Room Blowers (two AC and two DC)
  • Delta “T” engine room de-mister filters
  • Fireboy automatic fire extinguishing in engine room and lazarette
  • Oil change pump system for engine and generators
  • Algae-X fuel conditioning system
  • Aluminum fuel tanks with sight and electric gauges
  • AC freshwater pump and DC back-up water pump
  • Complete manuals, factory drawings and engine logbooks
Exterior Deck and Equipment
  • Teak aft deck, swim platform and teak steps
  • (3) 2” stainless steel removable railings on swim platform
  • Swim ladder in folding storage well on swim platform
  • Upgraded removable stainless steel around boat deck
  • Built-in shower with hot/cold on swim platform
  • Custom installed 90 gallon gas tank w/pump under aft deck settee
  • Upgraded stainless steel elliptical handrail w/ 1 ¼” stanchions
  • High bulwarks w/flush mounted deck lights
  • (4) Bulwark side boarding gates
  • Stainless steel flagpole on bow rail
  • Custom fiberglass radar arch and mast on top of Skylounge
  • Custom BBQ cabinet with sink on boat deck
  • Steelhead SM2000R davit
  • 16’ Avon 490DL Seasport w/90 hp Yamaha
  • Custom L-settee on boat deck
  • Fiberglass cap rail
  • Upgraded cleats
  • Stern docking lights
  • (2) heavy duty side entrance doors
  • Upgraded LED exterior step lights
  • White powder coated handrails on side of Skylounge
  • Frameless – tinted – tempered windows
  • Two stainless steel rollers and chain stoppers for anchor chains
  • Two Vertical Hydraulic Maxwell VWC3500 anchor windlasses
  • Two high tensile 350 feet of anchor chain
  • Freshwater and Saltwater anchor washdowns
  • Forward deck storage locker for fenders and lines
  • Forward deck seat and sunbathing cushion
  • Heavy duty Speich variable speed stainless steel wipers w/washer

All personal gear; artwork; loose items; galley gear; CD's; clock & barometer sets; charts; fishing equipment; tools; spare parts; supplies & items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information
Contact Jim Johnson for additional information and your viewing appointment at 619-784-9002 (cell) or 619-222-0626 (office).  At our display slips Safe Harbor-Sunroad on Harbor Island.