October 22, 2011

Project: Moonen 100 Explorer

Moonen presents the project for the 100 Explorer.  This new super yacht is designed by Vripack who presents a two decks with looks reminiscent of a trawler explorer, but without forgetting a sleek profile.  Construction will be for a steel hull in grade A, and an aluminium super structure, finished off with an AWL Grip exterior paint.  The general arrangement of the 100 Explorer will present three double guest cabins, with a full beam owners stateroom located to midships.  Crew accommodation will be located to fore offering a lobby with an L-shaped settee, along with two guest cabin one double for the captain, and a singles for two other persons.  The crew area also features direct access to the pilot station. The main deck level is split in two areas, the lower entry area offering relaxing and dining, and the raised part having galley, and the interior helm station.  The flying bridge is also a split level area offering a forward part dedicated for a relaxing area during navigation and features a sun pad along the helm station, while to aft is the tender stowage, a central jacuzzi pool, and a free area with wet bar.  Power for the Moonen 100 Explorer will be from twin Cats 609hp engines which give a top speed of 13 knots, 12 of cruise, and 10 of economic which gives a 5000 nautical miles range before needing to refuel over 30000 liters of fuel.