New Lagoon 42 catamaran

Creative styling, strong performance and beautifully finished

Lagoon 42 catamaran
Overview

The 2020 Lagoon 42 Catamaran. Available October 2019.

Creative styling, strong performance and beautifully finished.

The 2020 Lagoon 42 catamaran is a very popular model and we have a new boat available, delivered to the Caribbean, in October this year.

Some of the highlights of this amazing catamaran include:

  • Her balanced rig, decent sailing performance and great manoeuvrability under power are a winning combination.
  • The raised helm position and great deck layout makes communication and movement around the boat a breeze.
  • Key features include: 4 cabins, reinforced standard sails and lazy bag, upgraded 57HP engines, air conditioning and generator, 4 electric heads, and freezer and cockpit fridge.
  • Full suite B&G navigation and electronics and Fusion entertainment systems are included.

Please contact us for full specification and pricing; email Robin Hodges, our yachts sales manager robin@horizonyachtcharters.com

Scroll down to read more about this fabulous catamaran.

ACCESSIBILITY AND OPERATION

Moving around the 2020 Lagoon 42 is easy and safe. The decks are wide with flush hatches and there are built in handholds around the coach-roof. The sugar scoops are cut away inboard and makes transfer to and from the dinghy much easier. Up forward there is easy transfer across the trampoline and at the helm-station you have a walkway behind the helm seat that makes cockpit to deck movement a breeze.

At the helm, all the Yanmar engine controls and the B&G instrumentation are ergonomically laid out and the sail controls easily accessible.  There is plenty of room for two people and the design makes sailing this boat shorthanded a joy. The power winch on the coach roof is perfect for hoisting the mainsail and also comes in useful when operating the dinghy davit. Access up to the boom is via a couple of steps; the boom itself is low and makes stowing the mainsail and zipping the stack-pack straightforward.

Having the raised helm neatly integrated with the cockpit makes communication up and down easy, and also means the helm has great visibility: forward and importantly aft,  especially useful if docking stern to. The composite bimini has sliding hatches, so seeing aloft and setting sails is simple. Roll-down clear screens are available for protection should the weather not be cooperative.

PERFORMANCE UNDER SAIL AND POWER

Under sail the boat feels balanced. The sixty-seven foot mast is set slightly further aft than on previous models, this reduces pitching but also allows for a self-tacking genoa set on a curved genoa track. The mainsail, set on a shorter boom is just under 600 square feet, so slightly smaller than you might expect but is easy to handle, and balanced by the larger than usual foresail. The two sails work well together and off-wind delivered over 8 knots average in 17-19 knots true in slight chop.

The 2020 Lagoon 42 includes the upgraded Yanmar 57HP engine option. You can expect 8-10 knots at 2600rpm in fairly smooth water.

LIVING SPACE

The 2020 Lagoon 42’s cockpit is spacious and has an option for an additional fridge. At the transom there is a new davit design for Lagoon that is capable of lifting up to 440lbs. That’s easily enough for an average 11ft dinghy and a 15HP outboard.

The gullwing bridge-deck offers greater comfort in bigger seas and with the anchor running over the forward crossbeam, anchoring and the attaching the bridle is easy.

The sliding door to the saloon opens wide and connects the cockpit with the saloon on one level. The U shaped galley has a three burner stove, extensive workspace and storage.  Fridge, freezer and microwave are all neatly integrated. The central chrome covered mast support provides a great hand-hold when on the move, but also allows for a large forward lounge area with plenty of seating. The high vertical saloon windows provide great light and panoramic views and plenty of headroom. Two neat opening windows forward give generous ventilation at anchor. It is a very enjoyable and comfortable living space.

In the hulls, the Italian Nauta Design delivers elegance and functionality.  Large fixed hull windows provide wonderful light and opening port-lights add ventilation. In the four cabin version the aft cabins have double island berths and the bathrooms offer saltwater electric heads and separate shower area. The forward berths are doubles with neat side access and have their own combined head/shower. Each cabin has AC plugs and optional USB charging points. Both versions offer extensive storage throughout.

CONSTRUCTION

The 2020 Lagoon 42’s deck and hull are constructed using infusion and vacuum injection; a process which provides high quality composite, optimizes weight saving without compromising strength, and is also better for the environment.  The interior furniture is made of robust resin infused reconstituted wood: Alpi®, allowing a wide range of shapes with high quality, long lasting handcrafted finishes, as-well-as contributing to environmental sustainability.

If you would like to buy this new 2020 Lagoon 42 catamaran, for private use or for placing in our highly regarded charter fleet in the Caribbean, or would simply like to learn more about this or another Lagoon model, please email Robin Hodges. robin@horizonyachtcharters.com

 

Lagoon 42 catamaran Specifications
Year
2020
Hull type
Catamaran
Length (LOA)
12.8 m / 42 ft
Model Length
12.8016 m / 42 ft
Beam (width)
7.7 m / 25 ft 3 in
Displacement
12,000 kg / 26,455 lbs
Sail area
90 m2 / 969 ft2
Draft (depth)
1.25 m / 4 ft 1 in
Primary fuel tank capacity
300 L / 79 gallons
Water capacity
1 x 300 L / 1 x 79 gallons
Engine make
Yanmar
Engine size
57 hp / 42 kW
No. of engines
2
Interior layout options
4 Cabins / 4 Heads
Cabins
4
Heads
4
Max people
8
Showers
2
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