The 36m Moonen superyacht Brigadoon nominated in ISS Awards 2019

Moonen Yachts announces that the 36m steel-aluminium motor yacht BRIGADOON is  a finalist in the International Superyacht Society (ISS) Awards 2019. Nominated in the category Power 24-40m. the Moonen team will be present at the awards ceremony in Fort  Lauderdale on 30 October 2019.

Moonen Yachts is pleased to announce that the 36-metre steel-aluminium superyacht Brigadoon has been nominated in the International Superyacht Society {ISS) Awards 2019. Delivered to her owners in 2018. Brigadoon is the first  hull in the Moonen Martinique line and  features exterior design and  naval architecture by Rene VanDerVelden and  Diana Yacht Design. She is nominated in the category of Best Power Yacht 24-40 metres, a true testament to Moonen’s commitment to building Dutch-quality, oceangoing motor yachts.

Award-winning superyacht design

The  36-metre motor yacht Brigadoon is  the first  yacht built on  the semi-custom Martinique platform. Both the  Italian studio of Nauta Design and the London-based design team of Studio Indigo are responsible for  her interior design of Brigadoon. The Moonen Martinique is one  of four of  Moonen’s superyacht platforms centred on  spacious lay-out, proven performance, excellent seakeeping and the  freedom of customisation.

The ISS Awards 2019 nomination follows Brigadoon’s previous win earlier this  year  at  the World Superyacht Awards. taking the title  of Best  Semi-Displacement Yacht in the 33-39.9-metre category. Talking of  the continued recognition of Brigadoon in the superyacht industry. CEO of Moonen Yachts. Johan Dubbelman. says: ” The nomination of Brigadoon for best yacht in her size class in the ISS Awards is an honour for the whole Moonen team.  Brigadoon is a fantastic example of the exceptional craftsmanship of Moonen Yachts. and  our determination to keep  pushing our brand  to  new  heights. We look  fo!Ward  to attend ing  the  awards  ceremony in Flor ida, and  are excited to showcase the future of Moonen.”

Understated luxury. go-anywhere capability

Speaking of the design brief as well as the close collaboration which lead to the successful delivery  of   Brigadoon.  owner.  Mike  Fisher.  explains: “We’re very  proud  to   have  Brigadoon nominated in  the  ISS Awards 2079.  We  wanted a  steel  hull   for  stability and   comfort and something wi th  a  decent  long-range for  that   ‘go-anywhere’  exper ience.  In  terms of  exterior design. we weren’t interested in trying  to keep up with the latest fashions or having  a boat which looked  brash and boastful. We wanted a classic. timeless look which.while stylish. would not date. Build quality and reliability were both crucial.”

“We wanted the look  to be elegant yet  practical. stylish but also  with a sense  of its own identity and character,” Fisher  continues. “The result-  we hope – is an  understated luxury that’s not  too precious and can  be enjoyed by all.   Johan Dubbelman and his team at  Moonen were fantastic. always obliging. and  always helping us to enjoy the process of making the boat our  own.”

In regards to her  technical features. Brigadoon·s hull is constructed from high-tensile steel  and  is teamed with an aluminium superstructure. With the focus on comfortable cruising and  technical efficiency. a reduced construction weight results in high speeds of  up to 16.5  knots. lower fuelconsumption and  particularly low noise and  vibration levels.

This year  will mark the 30 th edition of the ISS Awards. celebrating the very  best  in  luxury yacht design. construction and  engineering. The annual gala  will take  place at the Broward Centre for the Performing Arts  in Fort  Lauderdale on Wednesday 300ctober during the 2019 edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLISS)

Moonen Yachts will be  represented in Florida from 29th October to 3rd  November by   Moonen Yacht’s CEO. Johan Dubbelman and   Marketing  Manager. Marianne Hendriks. Get  in touch to make an  appointment in Florida and hear   more about the   latest exciting developments at Moonen Yachts.


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