YN205 Moonen 122 Martinique - hull turning

Moonen Martinique YN205 gets flipped

Moonen Martinique YN205 gets flipped Moonen Yachts has turned its latest Martinique’s steel hull at the shipyard in the Netherlands. The in-build 37.4m Moonen 122 Martinique (345GT) is available for sale and scheduled for completion on April 25, 2025. The Martinique’s hull flip marks another successful construction milestone for what will be the seventh yacht…

Launch of 34m custom build yacht Pilot

Project Pilot by Van der Valk shipyard hits the water

Custom van der Valk Project Pilot (34m) hits the water The first images and video footage has been released of a striking new superyacht built by Van der Valk Shipyard in the Netherlands. Kept fully under wraps until now, the 34-metre launch model for a custom-series called Pilot has been designed by Cor D. Rover.…

Blue Jeans winner World Superyacht Awards 2023

Blue Jeans winner WSA 2023 “A very pleasant all-rounder that certainly met the owner’s challenge,” was how the judges of this year’s World Superyacht Awards described Blue Jeans. Despite being up against four other superb nominations in the ‘Semi-displacement or planing motoryacht 30 to 34.99m’ category, Van der Valk’s fully custom entry won by a…

First Moonen 110 completes Sea trials

Moonen 110 completes sea trials The first 34m Moonen 110 has completed a week of sea trials including a successful endurance test off the Dutch coast on the North Sea. She is available for delivery on May 31, ready to enjoy the summer. The Moonen 110 recaptures the impeccable quality and proven ocean-going performance of…

Boat International WSA 2023

World Superyacht Awards 2023

World Superyacht Awards 2023 nominees revealed ⁣⁣Each year the Boat International World Superyacht Awards recognise the ingenuity and craftsmanship of the most remarkable superyachts from across the globe. Now in its 18th edition, take a look at the nominees for the 2023 World Superyacht Awards, in association with AKYACHT. The winners will be revealed during…

Felis, “Project Capella”launched

Felis – Project Capella – launched Felis – Project Capella – Launched at Van der Valk shipyard This February, the 23,65m Explorer motor yacht “Felis” has been launched at Van der Valk shipyard in Waalwijk, The Netherlands. The yacht is under construction for experienced yacht owners, and was initially introduced to the market under the…

Lady Fleur wins two BI Superyacht Design awards

Design Awards for Lady Fleur Lady Fleur wins two BI Superyacht awards We know we’ve created something special with the X-treme 105 Lady Fleur but entering her for one of the top superyacht prizes was a new step for our yard. Could we possibly win one of the esteemed BOAT Design & Innovation Awards in…

Cocoon launched and Christened

Cocoon launched and christened Moonen YN201 – COCOON – Launched and Christened The Moonen Yachts team has celebrated the christening and launch of COCOON, a 37.8m Moonen Martinique (124 ft). On a crisp Dutch winter morning at the shipyard in Den Bosch, COCOON’s owners joined the build team and the crew to see their new…