Moonen News Archive

  • Moonen Shipyards Sells First Yacht In New Caribbean Range June 12 2014

    Moonen Shipyards Sells First Yacht In New Caribbean Range

    Moonen Shipyards is to start construction of the first in its
    recently unveiled Caribbean series of motoryachts. After taking
    some time to speak with Moonen, we discovered more about the..

  • The HISWA 2014 Press Tour Underway June 05 2014

    The HISWA 2014 Press Tour Underway

    The 2014 HISWA Press Tour has yet again proven itself a vital
    asset to the media arm of the superyacht industry and a strong
    spokesman for the Netherlands. The week started with a trip to..

  • Moonen Unveils New Caribbean Range May 21 2014

    Moonen Unveils New Caribbean Range

    Dutch shipyard Monnen has introduced its new Caribbean series of
    motoryachts, the famous yacht builder has announced.

  • Moonen Shipyards Welcomes New Investor December 18 2013

    Moonen Shipyards Welcomes New Investor

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has a new majority
    shareholder who has committed to invest in the long-term future
    of this leading superyacht builder. The takeover was completed in..

  • Moonen To Create New Line Of Custom Yachts September 19 2013

    Moonen To Create New Line Of Custom Yachts

    Moonen Shipyards has signed a Letter of Intent to build the first
    in a new custom-series of 24-metre motor yachts created in
    partnership with designer Nick Mezas. This news comes shortly..

  • Moonen Launches Sofia: Their Largest Yacht To Date August 21 2013

    Moonen Launches Sofia: Their Largest Yacht To Date

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has successfully launched the
    42-metre custom superyacht Sofia for a repeat client. Not only is
    she the largest superyacht launched to date by the yard, Sofia..

  • New Launches At The 2013 Monaco Yacht Show August 06 2013

    New Launches At The 2013 Monaco Yacht Show

    After news emerged that Amels' newly launched, and stunning,
    superyacht Event will be attending the 2013 Monaco Yacht Show in
    September, we take a look at the fleet of new launches which have..

  • On Board The All New Moonen Explorer 100 June 14 2013

    On Board The All New Moonen Explorer 100

    As per the seven year old tradition of introducing journalists to
    the new launches, Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands took us on
    a tour of the all-new Moonen 100 Explorer. This long distance,..

  • Moonen Brokerage Sells 26m Motor Yacht Eleonora June 11 2013

    Moonen Brokerage Sells 26m Motor Yacht Eleonora

    Moonen Brokerage has announced the sale of the pre-owned Moonen
    84 Eleonora. This is the second occasion that this 26m motoryacht
    has been through the books of Moonen Brokerage and represents the..

  • Moonen Shipyards Launch Major Refit Project June 05 2013

    Moonen Shipyards Launch Major Refit Project

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has successfully completed
    the refit of the Moonen 84 Etoile d’Azur. The five-month
    project has included some complex upgrades to the stabilisation..

  • Moonen Launch New Explorer 100 For World Cruising May 24 2013

    Moonen Launch New Explorer 100 For World Cruising

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has launched the all-new
    Moonen 100 Explorer. This long distance, expedition-type yacht
    was custom-developed with Vripack Naval Architects for a repeat..

  • Ghost Yachts Unveil The Ghost G180F Superyacht May 15 2013

    Ghost Yachts Unveil The Ghost G180F Superyacht

    Ghost Yachts has launched a new stylish and innovative 55m high
    performance superyacht, which was developed in collaboration with
    the revered Dutch shipyard Feadship.

  • Insider Trade: Master Craftsmen at Work

    May / Jun 2013 - Vol. 17, No. 2

    Frances and Michael Howorth did a little snooping
    around a few shipyards to find out what they're hiding...

  • Moonen Yachts Unveils Two New Designs March 04 2013

    Moonen Yachts Unveils Two New Designs

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has revealed two striking new
    designs measuring 42 and 49 metres and just under the 500 GT
    mark. These impressive additions to the Moonen portfolio come..

  • Moonen Yachts Sell Superyacht Darsea January 21 2013

    Moonen Yachts Sell Superyacht Darsea

    Robert Drontmann from Moonen Brokerage in the Netherlands has
    announced the successful sale of the 30m motor yacht Darsea.
    Retained in immaculate condition by her former owner, Moonen will..

  • New Moonen Achieves Exceptional Noise & Vibration Results November 28 2012

    New Moonen Achieves Exceptional Noise & Vibration..

    After three days of extensive trials, the largest custom Moonen
    motoryacht to date has achieved some quite remarkable results in
    terms of noise and vibration levels. The 42-metre Sofia, which..

  • Moonen Shipyard Launches Largest Motor Yacht to Date October 01 2012

    Moonen Shipyard Launches Largest Motor Yacht to Date

    Moonen Shipyards has launched the 42-metre custom motor yacht
    Sophia for a repeat client. Not only is this the largest
    superyacht launched to date by the Netherlands yard, but Sofia..

  • Moonen Shipyards Sell Fourth Moonen 97 Motor Yacht April 11 2012

    Moonen Shipyards Sell Fourth Moonen 97 Motor Yacht

    Moonen Shipyards has announced the successful sale of the fourth
    yacht in its award-winning range of steel-hulled displacement
    cruisers. Built by the yard to a discerning specification, the..

  • Moonen Yachts Undertake Two New Refit Projects February 23 2012

    Moonen Yachts Undertake Two New Refit Projects

    Having recently completed the build-off of a Dixon 120 and the
    refitting of a custom Heesen motor yacht, Moonen Refits has now
    begun construction on two new projects. The Moonen 72 SJS is..

  • 2011 MYS: Emile Bilterijst Talks New Launches & Cocktails September 27 2011

    2011 MYS: Emile Bilterijst Talks New Launches &..

    Managing Director and Co-owner of Moonen Shipyards Emile
    Bilterijst entered the Superyachts.com Breaking News Centre with
    a number of new announcements and an interesting way of..

  • Week Ending 05/08/2011 August 04 2011

    Week Ending 05/08/2011

    New Launches from across the world have taken the yachting media
    by the lapels this week as shipyards everywhere attempt to launch
    their latest masterpieces in time for the Monaco Yacht Show next..

  • Fourth Moonen 97 Yacht Launched August 03 2011

    Fourth Moonen 97 Yacht Launched

    The fourth edition of the popular Moonen 97 transatlantic motor
    yacht series has now taken to the water for the first time;
    successfully introducing yet another Rene van der Velden styled..

  • Fourth Moonen 97 Superyacht Nears Completion May 04 2011

    Fourth Moonen 97 Superyacht Nears Completion

    Moonen Shipyards has proudly announced the looming completion of
    the fourth in the Moonen 97 range. The yard is preparing to
    launch another impressive steel-hulled displacement cruiser to..

  • Moonen to build first Moonen 82 Alu Superyacht December 20 2010

    Moonen to build first Moonen 82 Alu Superyacht

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has announced the order for a
    brand-new 25m high-speed aluminium motoryacht - The Moonen 82
    Alu.

  • Moonen Yacht Northlander Completes First Atlantic Journey November 04 2010

    Moonen Yacht Northlander Completes First Atlantic Journey

    During the 2010 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, Moonen Yachts informed
    us that the 37.7m superyacht Northlander finished its first
    Atlantic crossing to reach the 51st edition of the prestigious..