The Lagoon 46 Catamaran. A faster and more luxurious successor to the ultra-successful 450. The 2023 version available now, is the 4 cabin, 4 head, 2 single version, there is still time to decide on the layout of the 2024 boat.
- The hard chine running the length of the hulls creates powerful lines and delivers better performance through the water due to less wetted surface area.
- Multiple areas to relax, an exceptional galley, and a sumptuous level of comfort and choice below decks.
- A dinghy Tender-lift option doubles as a bathing platform when the dinghy is launched
- Smart rig design, ingenious deck layout, and an ergonomic helm station make short-handed sailing a breeze
- Practical and glamorous she appeals to families on holiday and blue-water sailors alike.
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Lagoon 46 Catamaran features
On board the Lagoon 46, there are multiple areas to relax with the prime position being huge sun-loungers on the flybridge behind the helm station. The flybridge itself is sociable and easily seats six.
The neatly designed forward cockpit area has comfortable cushions flush with the deck and an open walkway onto the trampoline. The aft cockpit is spacious and well thought out. When the cockpit table is not in use it folds down and there is an ingenious sliding seat that folds beneath the table, allowing access from the cockpit to the flybridge on the port side.
Also in the Lagoon 46 Catamaran’s cockpit, there is a sink, front-loading fridge and plenty of storage on the starboard side and forward to port an extensive countertop with a built-in icebox.
The salon itself is spacious and sumptuous. The galley is exceptional with copious counter space and storage, with a big sliding window that opens to the cockpit.
Natural light streams through the wrap-around vertical windows, and there’s a retractable sash window forward for maximum ventilation as well as passing drinks to the forward cockpit.
Fully air-conditioned, with a generator, extensive fridge and freezer space and the water-maker option make this a design for easy living.
CHOICE AND FLEXIBILITY BELOW
The Interior and accommodation are by Nauta Design. The combination of elegance and functionality, and the superior level of comfort are extraordinary. Sinking into the saloon settees, you have to remind yourself you are on a yacht.
Large fixed hull windows with opening portlights bring natural light in abundance and great ventilation. The cabins give you a feeling of space and complete well-being.
PERFORMANCE AND HANDLING
The mast step positioned further aft reduces pitching and allows a larger self-tacking jib, which is set on a curved track for added smoothness through the tack or gybe.
The shorter boom and high aspect mainsail, with a traveller adjusted using an electric captive winch, makes for easier sail handling and manoeuvring as well as optimized performance. All the navigation tools and sail controls are neatly organized and within easy reach at the Flybridge.
The narrower hulls below the waterline create less drag, but with the chine, there is no compromise to interior space, so better performance and better accommodation!
With electric winches where needed, autopilot and the latest B&G navigation equipment sailing this boat can be sailed comfortably short-handed. With cable steering, the helm feedback is excellent.
Under power, she is smooth and responsive. The Yanmar 45 HP diesel engines are standard but Horizon upgrades to the 57 HP’s.
On the Lagoon 46 Catamaran there is a choice of dinghy davit, the standard system operated with a captive electric winch, or you could select the tender-lift option and have it double as a bathing platform when the dinghy is launched.
GETTING AROUND THE LAGOON 46 CATAMARAN
The transom steps are wide, giving easy and safe transfer to and from the dinghy, and the two steps up to the cockpit are shallow. The side decking is wide with flush hatches and plenty of handholds when moving forward or aft.
Access up to the fly-bridge is from either side of the boat from the side deck, and from the cockpit port side, with wide safe steps. Up forward the transition from the trampoline to the forward cockpit is flush, with no stepping down and the cowling for the anchor windlass makes a great tabletop.
All the heritage, tradition and quality of Lagoon have been encapsulated in the Lagoon 46, and with advanced design performance and superior comfort, this is going to be a stunningly successful boat.
FIND OUT MORE
Email Robin Hodges at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to buy the 2023 model or the 2024 model Lagoon 46 Catamaran, or would simply like to learn more about this or another Lagoon model. Available for private use or for placing in our highly regarded charter fleets in the Caribbean.
- Design Year
- Hull type
- Length (LOA)
- 13.99 m / 45 ft 11 in
- Model Length
- 14.0208 m / 46 ft
- Beam (width)
- 7.96 m / 26 ft 1 in
- 16,600 kg / 36,597 lbs
- Sail area
- 140 m2 / 1,507 ft2
- Draft (depth)
- 1.3 m / 4 ft 3 in
- Primary fuel tank capacity
- 520 L / 137 gallons
- Secondary fuel tank capacity
- 520 L / 137 gallons
- Water capacity
2 x 300 L / 2 x 79 gallons
- Engine make + Drive
- 2 x 45 à 2 x 57 CV CR / 2 x 45 to 2 x 57 HP CR / 2 x 45 à 2 x 57 CV CR / 2 x 45 to 2 x 57 HP CR
- Engine size
- 45 hp / 33 kW
- Engine size (optional)
- 57 hp / 42 kW
- No. of engines
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