Series-built yachts incorporate a lot of proven technology, but sometimes they strike new ground of their own. Such is the case with the fourth 97 from Moonen Shipyards. A sistership to Moonen’s Livia, which was delivered last year, the new Moonen 97 has a displacement-style steel hull and accommodations for eight. Styling is by Rene
Some people like fast cars. Others like fast yachts. Anyone falling into the latter category should take a look at Phoebe, an evolution of Moonen’s Fast Yacht Series. As I explained last November, when her hull and superstructure were matched up, Phoebe was commissioned by clients who liked the first Fast Yacht Series, the 94
Here’s hull number two of Moonen’s 97-foot steel displacement cruiser line, Sofia II. She launched in November, for repeat clients of the yard who are stepping up from an 84. This launch comes just a few months after the first in the series, Darsea, premiered. (See this video of Darsea for more details.) Moonen developed
You’re looking at the superstructure for Phoebe, Moonen’s first 99 Alu, being placed on the hull in preparation for the yard’s welders to join the two parts. The marriage of sorts took place last month at the builder’s facility in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Holland. Featuring low-profile styling by René van der Velden Design, Phoebe is, as her
In Greek mythology, Amphitrite is the goddess of the sea–to be even more specific, the wife of Poseidon. In modern-day history, Amphitrite is a goddess of another sorts–an 84-foot Moonen who will carry her owner and guests on seagoing adventures of their own. The yacht marks the eight launch in Moonen’s popular semicustom 84 series.