|Lagoon 42 TPI
First introduced in 1991,
the Lagoon 42 is a boat built with the style and layout
quality that accelerated the popularity of the cruising
catamaran in the United States. The Lagoon 42's were
built by Jeanneau TPI techniques avancees in the USA
with their state-of-the-art resin infusion process and
designed by the innovative French naval architects Marc
Van Peteghem and Vincent Lauriot Prevost. The optimized
hull construction uses balsa and vinyl ester resin which
saves weight and improves performance and sea-keeping.
The high standard of construction is the reason these
yachts keep their value very well, so this is your
chance! Only 51 of them were built, it was just too
expensive to do a real mass production.
I should know, I owned a sistership myself and very
regularly sail it on the open ocean! The underside of
the central part is
higher above the water than modern catamarans, so much
less slamming when the sea is rough.
This particular boat has
been in crewed charter business from about 1993 till
1999. Present owner finished a circumnavigation in 2016,
back to the Caribbean and used her lightly for holidays
here. She has been at her hurricane mooring for a while
now, and will need some cleaning and new bottom paint.
refurbished Yanmar 3yh5e are being put in right now.
(March 23rd 2019). Brand new solar panels and
All other equipment works or is
serviceable, all rigging has been replaced in the past 9
fact sheet for details.
One small issue, no need
to repair (when it works don't fix it) but cosmetic are
the saloon windows. They are crazed and one of them has
A little work and you have a
fast, spacious strong and seaworthy world cruising yacht
for an incredibly low price:
no I did not forget a 1 in front of that number!!!