A Day at Moonen Shipyards

Editor’s note: MegayachtNews.com editor Diane M. Byrne is visiting several Dutch superyacht builders this week. It’s at the invitation of the Holland Yachting Group, a trade organization. Several yards have confidential projects, which precludes reporting on current activity. Others, however, can publicize some of their activity. What follows is the second such report, on Moonen Continue reading


Moonen Martinique Makes Progress: SLIDESHOW

With about a year to go before completing finishing touches, Moonen recently marked a milestone for the Moonen Martinique. It joined the steel hull and aluminum superstructure together. The 121-footer (37-meter), the second in the Dutch builder’s Caribbean series, is a steel-hulled superyacht. She started construction in 2015, but the owner backed out of the Continue reading


Palm Beach Show Adds Rybovich as Satellite Superyacht Space

Thirty-two year after it started, the Palm Beach International Boat Show is seeing more interest from megayacht builders and buyers than before. As a result, show organizers have added Rybovich Superyacht Marina as a secondary location. It will host megayachts exceeding 200 feet (about 61 meters). The show, from March 23 to 26, has long Continue reading