The Moonen 72 is a displacement yacht with a steel hull, aluminium superstructure, and transom stern. Fuel, water, oil, black- and grey-water tanks are incorporated in the hull structure forming a double bottom.
The hull is grade A steel. The superstructure is aluminium AlMg 4.5Mn/AlMgSi 0.5-1. The two main engines are Caterpillar 3116DI-TA diesels, each rated at 205 kW @ 2600 rpm. Top full-load speed is 11.0 knots. Continuous speed is 10.0 knots