, 2023-01-15 08:37:00,
COCOON – How to customise the 37.8m Moonen Martinique
by Moonen Yachts 15 Jan 14:37 UTC
COCOON, 37.8m Moonen Martinique © Moonen Yachts
Our clients often remark how Moonen yachts reflect the personalities of their owners, thanks to the high level of customisation. That’s certainly true for the recently launched COCOON, our 37.8m Moonen Martinique (124ft). Technical Director Nicky van Zon explains how we did it.
Extending the Existing Hull
The owners spend a lot of time near the water and requested a 1.5 metre swim platform extension, bringing COCOON’s length overall to 37.8 metres. Although the steel hull had already been completed, Moonen accepted the challenge.
Nicky: “The platform had to extend the underbody, not just over the water, which would have created uncomfortable slamming. We prepared well, everything had to fit perfectly. It took us less than 2 weeks to complete the welding. If you didn’t know, you’d never think there was an extension.”
Reliable Z-Lift Platform
COCOON has a fully integrated hydraulic Z-lift swim platform at the owner’s request. The equipment is great for families who spend time on and near the water, particularly in combination with the lazarette storage for watersports toys and gear.
Nicky: “The Z-lift is a fairly complex piece of machinery with the moving parts, seawater, wave forces….
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