Currency switch on Moonen explorer superyacht Beluga at Moran Yacht & Ship
by Malcolm MacLean
Built by the Dutch yard Moonen to Lloyd's class as the first explorer yacht in the yard’s history, she was delivered in 2006. MCA compliant, she has an ice strengthened hull and a series of refits was completed in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Her interior, designed by Rene Van Der Velden, accommodates up to 12 guests in a master, two double and two twin cabins along with two Pullman berths. The master suite is full beam on the main deck and has a large en suite bathroom with a bath tub and double shower. The double and twin cabins also have en suite bathrooms and boast underfloor heating. An extensive sun deck comes with sun pads, ample al fresco dining, a Jacuzzi, bar and barbecue.
Moonen megayacht Beluga has a cruising speed of 11 knots, a range of 4,500 nautical miles at 10 knots and is fitted with zero speed stabilisers.
Lying in the South of France, Beluga is now asking €7.7 million.