Horizon Yacht Sales - FAQ Category: General Information
Can you tell me about Horizon?
We are an owner-operated company that started in Tortola, BVI in 1998. Currently we are the largest ‘independent’ Yacht Sales, Charter and Management Company in the Caribbean, with a fleet of more than 100 yachts in charter or in private management. Our mission in 1998 was to “offer immaculate yachts, exemplary customer service and outstanding … Continued
Where are your Charter bases?
We have two idyllic bases in the Caribbean with our head office based at Nanny Cay Marina and Resort in Tortola, the heart of the British Virgin Islands. The Resort boasts many facilities including restaurants, pool, beach and water sports centre, as well as a range of yacht services and a chandlery. Andrew Thompson and … Continued
What are the steps involved in buying a yacht through Horizon?
When you buy a yacht with us our Horizon Yacht Sales staff will assist you throughout the purchase process, helping you select the ideal yacht to give you the ultimate yacht ownership experience. There are five simple steps: Choose the boat that’s right for you: Our sales team will discuss the advantages of different models, … Continued
How do I know I am getting the best price?
We offer tax free factory-direct pricing assuring you of competitively priced yachts and short delivery times. With many yachts pre ordered delivery times can be much shorter than you might anticipate. To learn more contact our Yacht Sales Manager by email.
What does the purchase price include?
Purchase prices will vary dependent upon your exact requirements but will include: comprehensive specifications, full charter inventory, safety equipment, quality linens and towels, plus semi-rigid inflatable dinghy and outboard. The price covers commissioning of the vessel, insurance and delivery to our charter bases. To learn more contact our Yacht Sales Manager by email.
Are there any tax advantages buying through Horizon Yacht Sales?
If you buy through Horizon, run your yacht as a business, and place your yacht in charter in the Caribbean, you may be able to qualify for tax advantages. We offer management programmes that can enable US Tax payers to gain significant tax advantages. Just ask for more details and we will be happy to … Continued
Can I get financing?
We work with reputable lenders, enabling you to finance up to 80% of the cost of your yacht if needed. Just let us know and we can put you in touch. To learn more contact our Yacht Sales Manager by email.
What is the Horizon Yacht Owners Club?
If you place your new yacht into one of our charter fleets you automatically become a Member of the Horizon Yacht Owners’ Club. This entitles you to complimentary boat show tickets where Horizon has a booth; free cruising permits; complimentary Horizon crew T-Shirts for your first charter; champagne on ice awaiting each arrival to your … Continued
Can I test sail a boat?
We are pleased to offer you the opportunity to “Try before you buy”. You can charter the model of yacht you want to buy, if we have it in our fleet. Or simply charter another yacht to explore the Caribbean. If you subsequently decide to purchase a new yacht from us within the following three … Continued
What type of yacht can I buy?
We offer yachts from 33 -77 feet and deal direct with the factory for world class brands including catamarans from Nautitech, Lagoon and Fountaine Pajot, and mono-hulls from Jeanneau and Bavaria. To learn more contact our Yacht Sales Manager by email.