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2000 82 (ft.) HORIZON Skylounge Motoryacht

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Listing# 152355

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
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Motor Yachts
Skylounge Motoryacht
82 (ft.)
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General Details

BETSYE, hull #10 in the 82 custom series built by Horizon Yacht Company, is a highly customized well-thought-out yacht. She has accommodations of three double owner and guest ensuite staterooms, and her space utilization is comparable to many yachts 100' and larger. In addition to comfort she exhibits excellent sea keeping abilities with a soft, dry and stable ride. If you are looking for exceptional quality, BETSYE is an absolute must-see yacht.


  This listing was updated April 7, 2015.    BETSYE will be repainted with AwlGrip 2000, with the work estimated to be completed by the end of April 2015. There are 3 spacious double owner and guest ensuite staterooms that include 4 heads with 3 showers and additionally, an on-deck powder room. The owner suite has his-n-hers baths. Aft below the main deck and aft are the crew accommodations that include a captain’s cabin with a double berth, a 2 berth cabin, separate head and shower and the engine room access. BETSYE is a highly customized well-thought-out yacht originally commissioned for an experienced, discerning yachtsman with attention to practicality, performance and comfort. Her easy flowing expansive living areas, systems, electronics, machinery and design make this yacht highly desirable. Subsequent owners have continuously upgraded the yacht; she is truly outstanding. The yacht was redecorated by the current owner with high end designer fabrics, trims, lamps, window treatments and décor throughout. She is elegant in her presentation. Exterior features include an expansive covered aft deck; full walk-around side decks with bulwarks that are nearly 2' high topped by handsome varnished teak cap rails and additionally, 2" stainless steel hand rails. Port and starboard curved stairways from the aft deck lead to the oversized swim platform. Crew access is through a pantograph hinged watertight door in the center of the transom as well as the interior stair. A very easy access, gently curved, stairway from the aft deck port side leads to the upper/boat deck with its aft sun lounge and forward to the enclosed pilothouse and sky lounge.
From the aft deck through a polished stainless steel framed glass sliding door, the salon is noticeably open and inviting. A sliding screen door provides natural ventilation. Immediately you are aware of the stunning high gloss cherry wood cabinetry with camphor burl inlays and trim, rich textured fabrics and the light taupe wall coverings. Fabrica Damask Collection, the Exotica pattern "Café Moca" carpeting and indirect halogen lighting further enhance the ambiance. The same carpeting is also found in the staterooms. To starboard aft, built into the cherry wood cabinetry is a full service wet bar. Additionally built into the cabinetry is a U-Line refrigerator with an ice maker, U-Line refrigerated wine cooler, glass and china storage lockers and the entertainment center. A plasma television is on a remote controlled electric lift; it disappears into the cabinetry. There is an audio component system and home theater surround sound system.  A variety of lighting schemes are available creating different moods, from subtle ambiance to day-bright reading lights. A unique circular light fixture built into the center of the ceiling utilizes fiber optic lights to create the illusion of a starlight night. Custom duet style shades behind cherry wood shadow box frames control privacy and light. Beautifully contoured on the port side, is a very comfortable 12' wrap around sofa surrounding an oval cherry wood cocktail table. Some of the additional features include: a large stowage area under the sofa, carpet canvas runner, built-in end table; Majilite wall coverings, duet style shades, lamps and halogen lighting.    Forward and up two steps up from the salon, is the large gourmet galley/dining area and on-deck day head. Easy access is both port and starboard with aircraft style side deck entry doors. On the starboard side and slightly aft is the curved stairway to the pilot house/sky lounge. Further forward a starboard stair leads below to the amidships full beam master suite, VIP forward guest stateroom and port side twin guest stateroom all with ensuite heads.  Aft to port in the salon, is the stair to the crew cabins, utility room and interior engine room access. There is a secondary crew quarters access from the swim platform. NEC 42" plasma flat panel display TV monitor Yamaha DVDS675 DVD/CD player Yamaha KXW321 auto reversing double cassette tape deck Yamaha DVD/CD changer Pioneer Receiver Denon Audio component receiver DRA 395 Ceiling speakers (new 2011) Sony SLV799 Hi/Fi stereo VCR Sony Direct TV receivers (salon, pilothouse and master stateroom) Powered subwoofer
Pilothouse and Skylounge
Forward is the helm station and adjacent twin Stidd chairs. Aft is the Sky Lounge with a port side U-settee upholstered in butternut color leather and adjacent is a beautifully finished high gloss table. There is storage in the table pedestal for books. To starboard built into the cabinetry is a Sony TV, Sony stereo and U-line refrigerator with icemaker. Sliding windows are on either side and aft is a large stainless steel framed glass sliding door for access to the sun/boat deck, lounge and BBQ. The entire aft bulkhead is visually open to the deck area. Built into the soffits are overhead lighting and air-conditioning outlets. Overhead hatch for additional ventilation and maintenance access to the electronics. Beige carpet with blue highlights Computer desk and office Beige drapery
Sun/Boat Deck
Outside and sheltered by the Sky Lounge upper deck is a built-in bar with sink and BBQ with Miele electric grills. Aft is an L-shaped settee with a protective canvas cover. The stair to the aft deck is just outboard of the settee on the port side. BETSYE offers a variety of relaxation, dining and entertaining options, providing something for everyone. The davit, dinghy and other equipment are stored aft of the settee. Access is easy with space for routine equipment maintenance when necessary.
Galley and Dining
The noticeably spacious U-shaped galley is located forward of the salon on the port side. The black pattern granite countertops and backsplashes perfectly accent the cherry wood faced appliances, cherry cabinetry and a teak and holly sole. There is an abundance of storage in the cabinets and lockers. The large windows visually bring the outside in with both lighting and scenery. The very well planned galley is a noticeably open and cheerful environment in which to work. The galley is open to the forward dining area. There is a rectangular high gloss varnished teak table that is surrounded on three sides by a comfortable leather settee with additional seating on two hideaway leather topped stools. The seating comfortably accommodates six in a "country kitchen" atmosphere.  A LCD TV on a swivel bracket is mounted under the overhead galley cabinets making it visible from either the dining area or the galley. Sub Zero refrigerator w/ freezer drawers, icemaker GE profile 4-burner glass top range GE profile oven GE profile convection microwave oven with lighted vent hood Broan trash compactor GE profile dishwasher Black Granite countertops Garbage disposal Sharp LCD television on swivel bracket Teak & holly sole Custom duet style shades Stainless steel double sink Storage drawers Speakercraft speakers
Day Head
On the main deck, the day head is located on the starboard side directly across from the galley. It has a black granite floor, high gloss cherry wood, black finish VacuFlush fresh water toilet, custom duet style shades, exhaust vent system and sink with Grohe chrome fixtures.
Master Stateroom
The full beam master suite features a king size walk around bed with custom innerspring pillow top mattress. Below the bed is a large storage area. Either side of the bed are built-in burl top night stands. To starboard is a built-in burl top vanity/dressing table with mirror, stool and drawer storage. The forward corners of the room confirm the masterful joinery as the gently curved cherry wood doors are the entrees to the ‘his and hers’ individual full height wardrobes. Cabinetry on the forward bulkhead houses the entertainment systems. The aft bulkhead has a custom mirror in a starburst pattern with valance lighting lending to the feeling of spaciousness. On both the port and starboard sides are double stainless steel port lights. With the highly polished frames and storm covers, they add both light and a handsome nautical touch. The décor is absolutely stunning; while subtle it emanates luxury, quality and elegance. The custom silk bed cover is a medium taupe and accented with throw pillows that add just the right color mix enhancing the suite’s ambiance. The draperies are of the same silk as the bed cover. Sony Wega flat screen TV and a Direct TV receiver Sony CMTCP1 mini system w/ CD/ Cassette tape/ AM/FM tuner Sony Hi-Fi stereo VCR
Master Baths
Ensuite ‘his and hers’ baths are located aft of the bed with separate port and starboard entry doors. Elegantly styled, they feature travertine off-white marble floors and counters, Grohe chrome fixtures, VacuFlush fresh water toilets and high gloss cherry/camphor wood trim. The over-sized spacious stall shower with marble floor separates the baths. For added lighting and a feeling of openness, on either side are polished stainless steel port lights with storm covers.
VIP Stateroom, Below Deck Forward
Located all the way forward, the VIP features an easily accessible centerline queen size bed with custom innerspring pillow top mattress. A large storage area is below the bed and built-in burl top night stands are on either side. There are two hanging wardrobes, one on either side plus several stowage lockers. Built-in on the aft bulkhead is a Toshiba TV with DVD and a Sony AM/FM stereo with CD player. The forward bulkhead is mirrored similar to the master stateroom. On either side are two handsome polished stainless steel port lights with storm covers. For an 82' motor yacht the VIP suite is magnificent, rivaling owners' suites in much larger yachts. It is grandeur in style and amenities. The custom bed cover matches the elegant drapery in shades of taupe and eggshell white. This is truly a grand accommodation that will impress the most discriminating guest.
VIP Bath
Ensuite the VIP head is just aft on the starboard side. There is an oversize molded stall shower with bench seat; VacuFlush freshwater head, Grohe chrome fixtures and travertine marble floors, counters and back splash. Behind the entry door is a large stowage locker. The polished stainless steel port light adds to the well lite and open feeling.
Port Guest Stateroom
The port guest stateroom has twin lower berths which are separated by a built-in burl top night stand with storage drawers. There is built-in stowage below each berth. Storage lockers are built-in at essentially eye level and, in addition, there is a wardrobe. There is a built-in Toshiba TV with DVD built-in a Sony AM/FM stereo radio w/ CD player and 2 speakers. The two polished and stainless steel port lights enhance the open feeling of this stateroom. Beautifully executed the custom bed covers are in a taupe and black stripe pattern running fore and aft. The pattern cleverly adds to the feeling of space. The custom head boards blend perfectly and the drapery matches the bed covers. The chrome mini swivel overhead reading lights are both visually elegant as well as effective lighting.
Guest Bath
Ensuite, it has a spacious marble tile floor stall shower, VacuFlush fresh water head; Grohe chrome fixtures; travertine marble floors, counter and back splash. The polished stainless steel port light adds just the right touch of elegance and lighting.
The owner laundry is located just forward of the master suite. Concealed behind cherry wood cabinetry is a GE stacked clothes washer and dryer. Forward is a full height linen and general storage locker. A second laundry is located aft in the crew quarters.
Captain's Cabin Aft
The generous captain's cabin located on the starboard side features a double berth outboard with custom innerspring mattress. There is a built-in night stand with drawers, bookrack, halogen reading lights, hanging locker built-in Sharp combo TV/VCR and Sony AM/FM stereo radio w/ CD player. The same high gloss cherry & camphor cabinetry is throughout the crew areas. The polished stainless steel port lights are a welcomed item.
Crew Cabin Aft
The port side double crew cabin has upper and lower berths. There is a built-in dresser that doubles as a night stand. Two polished stainless steel port lights with storm covers enhance the cabin, offering light and ventilation. Forward is a hanging locker and storage.
Crew Bath
Located on the starboard side forward is the crew head with vanity and mirror, marble countertop, sink, large stall shower, Grohe fixtures, VacuFlush fresh water toilet, Pirelli rubber tile flooring with a carpet runner. There is generous stowage in the vanity and mirrored front wall cabinet.
Crew Utility Area
Aft of the crew's cabins on the port side is the utility/storage room with abundant cabinets built-in both over head and below. A separate Sub Zero freezer and refrigerator are aft and the second GE stacked style washer and dryer is built-in. To starboard, is a Kenyon 2 burner electric cooktop and utility sink, and more stowage. The flooring is marine blue Pirelli rubber tiles with a carpeted runner. The engine room access door is at the forward end of the companionway.
Electronics and Navigation
Garmin 4212 GPS/Plotter (new 2011/2012) Robertson/Simrad AP20 Autopilot Northstar 941 XD GPS Furuno72 mile 12kW radar KVH gyrocompass Icom M127 VHF radio Datamarine link speed & distance log Icom M59 VHF radio (Captain's Cabin) Panasonic 3-line 8 station telephone system Nera Worldphone Mini-M SATCOM system (not in service) Motorola 3 watt cellular phone (not in service) Interphase twinscope forward scanning depth sounder  Speich windshield wiper system Furuno Navtex (inoperative) Dantronics D360 Omni-directional TV antenna Raytheon hailer w/ fore & aft speakers KVH Tracvision 4 TV antenna system CAT Vision electronic engine monitor system Danforth compass CCTV monitor w/ aft deck & engine room cameras Dell computer w/ 15" LCD monitor (inoperative) Bennett trim tabs and monitors Datamarine Link digital depth sounder VDO rudder position indicator Datamarine true & apparent wind speed indicator (not in service) Helm Amp Gauges (not in service)
Main Deck
Integral 6' swim platform with curved teak stairways on either side to the aft deck Transom shower Transom door Docking lights Boarding gates (2 on either side) Deck lights (2) electric controlled searchlights Built-in fender/line storage lockers Fiberglass non-skid side, fore & upper decks Radar arch 2 inch 316 stainless steel handrails 1½", 316 stainless steel stanchions Cable TV, telephone, dockside water inlet Rub rails Marine canvas covers all cushions & windshields Marquipt boarding ladder Marquipt sea stairs w/teak handrail Windshield shades Spreader lights
Boat Deck
Nautical Structures EZ 1500 davit with power rotation L-shaped settee w/ Sunbrella cushions 14' Novurania 430DL tender 50 hp Yamaha 4-stroke outboard Meile dual electric grills in a custom cabinet Inlet for Mathers remote control box Storage locker for electric barbeque grills 2 Spare 5-blade propellers
Aft Deck
The aft deck, approximately 270 square feet in size, features seating for eight or more and is ideal for al fresco dining or simply lounging. Across the aft end of the deck is a lounge with a Sunbrella cushioned seat facing the adjustable hi-lo 9' varnished teak table. There are four Tricomfort Bubinga African red wood reclining deck chairs with green cushions. Forward to starboard housed, in a fiberglass cabinet, is a U-line icemaker and concealed bar sink. The aft deck furnishings are well protected with easily removable covers. There are (2) Maxwell 2200 capstans, storage lockers and Burmese teak decking. Port side is the very easy access stair leading to the upper deck lounge, boat deck and pilot house. Aft either side is stairs to the swim platform and transom crew access door. The deck area is sheltered by the boat deck overhang. Water access is extremely easy and the swim platform is an ideal dinghy mooring. Port and starboard side boarding gates provide dock access. On either side are additional boarding gates, just forward of amidships.    The swim platform has a 3-section removable stainless steel rails with a center line swing gate. Offset to starboard is the concealed swim ladder. Center line is a general stowage compartment with drains making it suitable for wet items.
Bench seat w/Sunbrella cushions & drink holders Saltwater and freshwater wash down system Sunbrella cushioned 7' x 7' sun pad with drink holders Textilene windshield shades (2) self stowing stainless steel 130 lb anchors Approximately 300' chain for each anchor (2) anchor hawes pipes (2) Maxwell 3500 hydraulic windlasses with remote control Maxwell pilothouse chain counter readouts (inoperative) Deck hatch Built-in storage lockers port & starboard Custom rail & boarding ladder storage Fenders and Lines Wrap around piling fenders
Deck and Hull Construction
5-blade Nibral propellers Stainless steel rudders 3" stainless steel shafts (22) port lights w/stainless steel interior storm covers Collision bulkhead Bronze main & intermediate struts with backing plates 4" solid fiberglass rub rails w/ stainless caps Teak cap rails with stainless rubbing strake Construction overview: The hull and superstructure are finished in white high gloss. The hull is hand laid in the mold with solid fiberglass bottom, longitudinal stringers and high-density Divinacell foam cored for extra strength and weight savings. A strong collision bulkhead is integrated forward for additional safety.
Engine and Mechanical Equipment
The interior engine room access is forward from the crew's area. It features double foam and lead sound and heat insulation; diamond aluminum deck plates and two full-length stainless steel grab rails on either sides of the engines. Engine room sound insulation Sealand VacuFlush freshwater head system Emergency engine stops Triple Racor fuel filters for main engines American Bow Thruster hydraulic 37 hp bow thruster & a stern thruster both with proportional controls Mathers micro commander electronic engine controls w/ aft deck remote Caterpillar electronic engine synchronizers Fireboy automatic/manual fire control system Naiad stabilizers Engine block heaters  Hynautic hydraulic steering Underwater exhaust system Fuel  prime pumps Fuel transfer pumps Sea Recovery 800 GPD watermaker (out of service) Sea Recovery oil water separator and pre-filter Denison 80 hp hydraulic pump on port engine for thrusters & windlass Walker AirSeps Gray water sump pump Air induction system AC water pump Engine temperature & oil pressure alarm Engine room gauge panels for main engines Fluorescent lighting MarineAir chilled water reverse cycle air conditioning  (2) 5 ton staged chillers  Holding tank approximately 100 gallons 4 engine room blowers: 2 - 110VAC and 2 - 24VDC
Electrical System
(2) 32kW Northern Lights generators with approx. 2662 hrs (port) & 2841 hrs (stbd) 1/20/2014 Generator batteries (new 2014) Gas/water exhaust separators Sound attenuation boxes for the generators Racor fuel filters for each generator 110 and 220V AC electrical systems 24V DC electrical system AC, DC lighting system w/ Vimar switches Engine driven DC alternators (2) Acem isolation transformers (2) 75 amp Mastervolt battery chargers Voltage meters Charles Smart "Y" adapter (2-50 amp to 100 amp) (2) 80' 100 amp shore power cables  2 Glendinning Cable Master systems Navigation Electronics battery Converter 4 Engine Start batteries (new 2011) 8-8D Gel Cel house batteries
BETSYE is hull #10 in the 82 custom series built by Horizon Yacht Company. Her accommodations and space utilization are comparable to many yachts 100' and larger. In addition to comfort she exhibits excellent sea keeping abilities with a soft, dry and stable ride. BETSYE was extensively redecorated throughout by her current owner including not only the fabrics but many of the wall coverings and most of the window treatments. Additionally many of the lamps and accent items throughout make the yacht look and feel like she was just launched and delivered with the latest finery. Numerous upgrades have been incorporated into the yacht.  Until late October 2013, the yacht was berthed and maintained in a totally enclosed boat house, in fresh water and only lightly used during the summer mo nth s .  Last maintenance haul out March - April 2015. If you are looking for exceptional quality, BETSYE is an absolute must see yacht. The exterior was totally refurnished utilizing the AlwGrip paint system. the paint works are expected to be completed by the end of April 2015. This yacht will sparkle! 
Owner's personal effects, some tools and maintenance items, Name Boards, crystal, serving pieces, bar accessories, galley utensils, and any items not specifically itemized on this listing description. The name boards and name BETSYE are reserved.
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.
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