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Lagoon 42


The Lagoon 42 affirms a distinctive style and personality.  Performance combines with strength in a unique design and thoughtful construction.  A generous catamaran, the Lagoon 42 is always at ease, while cruising and at anchor.

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Under sail, the beautiful reaches of the Lagoon 42 demonstrate balance and high performance.  They are the result of expert craftsmanship and organic design by VPLP Design and Patrick le Quément.  Her unique style combines dynamic energy with smooth handling.

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Just two steps separate the swim platform and the cockpit.  The ergonomic design guarantees space and fluid movement on board.  Sheltered and well ventilated, the cockpit is an open invitation to relax.

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Echoing her exterior lines, the interior design, by Nauta Design, combines elegance and softness with contemporary woodwork.  Light, comfort, privacy… the style of the Lagoon 42 offers a wealth of benefits to share.


Enter the cockpit of the Lagoon 42 from her aft transoms and imagine yourself at sea… 

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Lagoon 42


  • Overall length 13.32 m / 43’’8’
  • Waterline length 12,50 m / 41’
  • Beam 7,70m / 25'3''
  • Water draft 1,25m / 4'1''
  • Air draft 20,65m / 67'9''
  • Light displacement (EEC) 12,1 t / 26,681 Lbs
  • Upwind sail area 90 m² / 968 sq.ft
  • Square top mainsail (opt.) 59m² / 635 sq.ft
  • Self-tacking jib 35m² / 377 sq.ft
  • Code 0 (opt.) 68m² / 732 sq.ft
  • Motorisation - standard 2 x 57 CV / HP
  • Water tank capacity 300 l / 79 US gal
  • Fuel tank capacity 600 l / 159 US gal
  • No. of berths From 6 to 12
  • CE approval A : 12 / B : 14 / C : 20 / D : 30

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The Lagoon 42 is the French yard’s top seller and that is because it hits that sweet spot for many buyers. It’s big enough to live aboard very comfortably while not feeling too big to handle for a couple. This review will cover the main Pros and Cons of this model and some of the options we think you should go for.

First Came the 420.. This VPLP design replaced the 420 and the 421 which were pretty big sellers for Lagoon (170 or so), so it had some pretty big shoes to fill. Read our Lagoon 410 review to get an idea how things have moved on since the 2nd Generation boats.

In common with her other fourth generation sisters (the 40, 46 and so on), the 42 has a curvier look than her predecessors. It’s a design that has evolved from the third generation models like the Lagoon 400 (another top seller) and the 450.

She’s solid and looks like she could handle a big sea. And then you have those trademark vertical windows in the saloon that maximise the living space and help keep the sun out of the saloon. You are not going to be sailing as fast as a C-Cat 48 , but that’s not the point of the Lagoon 42. It’s a great sailing/comfort package.

Photos credit: Nicolas Claris, Lagoon.

In common with the other boats in this generation, the mast has been stepped further aft allowing you to fly more sail area forward of the mast. This helps to centralise the weight and reduce pitching, and it makes it easier for a couple or even a solo sailor to manage the mainsail when the wind picks up.

On the 380, Lagoon positioned the rig 37 percent aft. On the 42 it’s 53 percent aft, it´s that big a difference. That’s what helps to minimise the pitching: it’s just over halfway down the boat, centralising the weight of the mast.

Weighty This isn’t a light boat though. There is an option to go for a larger square top mainsail which we would recommend to put at the top of your extras list. The Lagoon philosophy is to build catamarans that are easy to use, and that are comfortable and safe. The 42 ticks those boxes and it performs well for its length and weight, even if it’s not a performance catamaran.

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  • Living space. If you are looking to max out your living space per metre of length, then a Lagoon is always going to score highly and the 42 is no exception with a high beam to length ratio. You’ll notice the difference down below, especially. You can see from the side profile shot how far the coachroof extends forwards. That means a big comfy saloon. The shower in the owner’s version is huge.
  • The life raft is held in a dedicated open recess on the transom of the boat and can be easily deployed whatever the orientation of the boat.
  • Protected helm. The bulkhead helm is well connected to the cockpit and is well protected with a sturdy dodger. It´s a position that has proved popular with buyers. It is open to the sea though (see cons below).
  • Although the boom is higher than some of the 42’s competitors, it is lower than a flybridge cat and pretty easy to access- a good compromise
  • All the lines lead to the helm which sits to port on the main bulkhead. This make it an easy boat to sail short handed – the coach roof is just a short hop away.
  • There’s a nice big nav station to starboard in the saloon at the end of the sofa.
  • Resale. Although Lagoon sell a lot of boats, the demand for them is also high on the second hand market as they are a popular brand. If you look after your 42, she should fetch a decent price later.
  • This is a heavy boat, so you will need to put some money in your sail locker to power it. Off the wind, you can call these boats nippy (it’s a catamaran after all), but you won’t be setting any speed records closer to the wind, particular in lighter conditions. Make sure the square top mainsail is at the top of your options list. A code 0 would be nice too.
  • Lack of hand-grabs on the coachroof. We’d have liked to have seen hand rails here to improve safety going forward. There is a channel that runs along the coach roof to grab, but if its aesthetics vs safety, we choose safety.
  • Visibility from the helm. If you stand on tiptoes, and duck and dive a bit, you can just about see all 4 corners of the boat from the bulkhead main. It is easier for taller people. That helm seat is pretty low, you might want to buy an extra cushion!
  • Also, the helm is pretty open to port. On the one hand this makes it easy to nip around, but it feels exposed at sea and would worry me on longer night passages.
  • Because of the bulkhead main, there is less room in the aft cockpit than other “open” designs. It is hardly cramped though.
  • Ventilation in the saloon. There are no overhead hatches, only 2 forward opening windows.
  • With the mast stepped back, you have a pole in the saloon breaking up the space. On the other hand, it’s something to grab onto if the weather turns. You might find yourself doing a bit of impromptu pole dancing if the waves get up.
  • The edge of the coach roof can get slippy. Watch your step!

Despite her weight, VPLP have done a great job with the 42 on her sailing characteristics. She accelerates well in gusts and on a beam or a broad reach she is a nice mover.

In a gentle breeze you should be sailing at 5-7 knots and in a Force 4 or moderate breeze 8-9. Downwind with the gennaker up you should log speeds in the low teens.

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You can pinch the 42 closer, say to 50 (35-40 apparent), but the speed will drop off and you will start to slip sideways. Folding props should be the next item on your extras list after the square top mainsail. They should buy you an extra knot.

Get the Big Sails Out When You Can When the wind dies, you will have your work cut out for you though. In anything under the 10 knots, the 42 is sluggish unless you have more square footage to fly forward of the mast. A gennaker for downwind work and a Code 0 for angles closer to the wind will keep you moving.

If they didn’t make the budget cut, then you can always power up the leeward engine upwind to get you where you need to go quickly. And if they did make the budget cut then it could be time to think of ordering that parasailor for the downwind work 😉

Well Organised With all the lines coming back to the helm, the 42 is well set up for short handed sailing and she is a forgiving boat.

The self-tacking jib makes things easy, but one thing to note is that with the mast stepped back on these boats, the centre of effort of the mainsail is further aft than on other cats. That will tend to turn the boat into the wind and you need to watch the weather helm and make sure that you balance the sail plan.

The Design Feedback Loop All in all, with the 42, Lagoon has learnt from previous models and fed that information back into the design process. In that respect, this French builder is unique in that they have so much data. Only Fountaine Pajot and Leopard come close.

The previous model, the Lagoon 420 has a long bridgedeck, and small nets. That means big comfort with all that volume, but the performance suffers.  On the Lagoon 42, they brought the bridgedeck ratio (LOA-to-bridgedeck length) down to 1.52-to-1.

Living Space

As with most of the range, this is where the Lagoon 42 excels – it is now part of the French builder’s DNA to build comfortable boats and that means plenty of interior volume for her length.

lagoon 42 catamaran layout

There’s a top-loading fridge by the stairs to the port hull (it can be tricky to rummage around in the bottom of it while you are perched on the steps).

Navigate from the Sofa Forward, there´s an L-shaped sofa which ends up at the nav station, with a decent sized chart table and the interior B&G nav instruments. All in all, it’s a decent space.

They still haven’t gone for overhead hatches on the 42 (same as the older boats like the 450). I can’t think why, as this is a problem for ventilation, especially when you are cooking on the hook or at the dock – the breeze comes through from two forward windows.

A Big Shower If you go for the owner’s layout, the starboard hull is all for the owner with a spacious island berth aft and plenty of windows for light and visibility. There’s a desk amidships and a huge head forward with a spacious shower space. We’ve no complaints, it’s one of the nicest set ups we’ve seen on a production cat.

In the port hull, the aft berth is repeated and next to it is a private head with a separate shower space. Going forward in the port hull is the forward cabin (not as spacious but with plenty of room) with a head and shower combo. You can convert the forepeak into a skipper berth for charters.

The Lagoon 42 comes with twin 45HP Yanmars with saildrives as standard, but you can opt for 57HPs Yanmars and Flexofold folding propellers if your budget will stand it. I would put the folding props at the top of your options list.

The standard power unit will push you along at 7 knots at 2,000 rpm and just over 8 knots at 3,200 rpm with the pedal to the metal, depending on the sea state of course.

Go for the 57s if You Can You’ll get around half an knot extra with the more powerful engines, but they will help you punch through the waves if you are smacking into them.

Owner’s Review

If you would like more information on the Lagoon 42, Anas & Noellie from Sailing Malaika have also kindly helped us out with an owner’s review.

Lagoon have done a great job on the 42 in designing a boat that punches above its weight on performance for the volume it carries and the comfort that gives.

This model is a big step up from the 420 performance wise and it feels like they are turned the speed dial up versus the previous generation of boats.

The boat can be sluggish in light airs, but then you have the option of the Code 0. Because the mast has been stepped aft, you have room to fly more square metres forward of the mast. Top of your options list should be the square top main as that will push your SA/D ratio up to a more respectable 18.

FAQs Lagoon 42

How much does a Lagoon 42 Cost? What is the Price? As always, this heavily depends on the options you go for. The basic price for a Lagoon 42 is around the €350k mark, but once you start adding all of those options, you can easily arrive at a figure of €500k. Then you add your taxes, of course. That should give you a ball park figure.

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Released in 2016 and awarded Yacht of the Year 2017, the launch of the Lagoon 42 was of crucial importance to CNB , because it had to replace a bestseller, the 420/421 of which 270 units were produced.

1. The Lagoon 42’s design and construction

With its VPLP hull , and an exterior design by Patrick Le Quément and the Italian interior furnishings of Nauta Design, it feels like some real magic went into the creation of this catamaran. The Lagoon 42 is deliberately “curvier” than its predecessors . The swoopy gullwing bridgedeck was designed to minimise pounding from the sea in rough weather. The high glazed vertical windows, that bend around the cabin corners, reduce the greenhouse effect in tropical climates. The composite bimini is also curvy and angles up until it almost looks suspended.

The injection moulded construction gives it a slightly lighter weight of 13 tonnes , which, far from making it a lightweight (a Marsaudon TS 42 of the same dimensions weighs exactly half as much) at least enables it to avoid getting bulkier from one generation to the next. A solid, structural centre beam adds strength and rigidity while reinforcing the forestay fitting as well as the anchor roller with an anchor chain well that runs along the top of the beam rather than below it.

Like other contemporary Lagoons , the mast (VMG Soromap) has been moved aft for a wider choice of downwind sails. The mast’s position also helps keep the weight centred to reduce pitching. The boom is also shorter and the mast higher. The square-top mainsail (by Incidence) has a larger sail area of close to 40ft² over standard mainsails. A forward positioned self-tacking jib makes sailing easier with small crews.

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2. On the Lagoon 42’s deck

The super wide transoms enable almost two of you to move around the front of the catamaran and are only two steps away from the cockpit level. However, the “flush” effect that the designers have gone for almost removes any means of holding onto the extremely slippery coachroof… What happens when there’s rough weather?

In the cockpit, the starboard table accommodates 8 people , facing a couch that seats another two. The raised helm to port is just three steps from the cockpit. Visibility is good when you’re tall (but almost non-existent when you’re sitting down and you’re short!) and there’s enough room for two crew members to work together with all the winches and instruments to hand. Lines lead to the cockpit, right into the hand of the helmsperson who can manoeuvre their boat on their own , thanks to the self-tacking jib. The ergonomics are very good, you can stand up everywhere and visibility to the sails through the raising hard-top bimini is excellent.

On the other hand, there aren’t any handholds on the opening roof and I dread to think of getting around in bad weather, on the rear hard-top bimini (where the mainsail track is mounted) which is slick as anything… A special mention goes to the folding davits , which don’t encumber the swim zone .

3. An interior full of space and comfort

A genuine three-panel glass door leads from the cockpit to the saloon and the U-shaped galley. The latter includes a cooker/Eno stove with three hobs and a single sink to starboard as well as refrigeration to port. The top-loading fridge is just at the edge of the stairs to the port hull and is so deep that you have to be careful not to fall into it when you’re trying to reach to the bottom !

There is a large L-shaped settee inside that also serves as a seat for the chart table/nav station. This is a plus point because here there’s a set of B&G sailing instruments for a position check and where you can operate the helm using remote controls from inside. The quality of the woodwork is satisfactory with cubby holes where the bottom part of the opening hatches is often made of solid wood, which adds some real durability to areas that are often weaker. There are no sharp angles to hinder movement .

Our trial boat had a proprietary starboard hull. From the island bed in the rear with a real slatted bed base , there’s a view over the surrounding area. A lovely office and a WC occupying the entire front end complete the picture. The massive shower also gets a special mention !

On the port side there are two cabins and two smaller shower rooms as well as an additional sleeping area (crew) at the end of the hull.

4. Trial at sea: sailing on a Lagoon 42

Four of us set out to try this new future superstar from the Lagoon shipyard . This boat is specifically designed for four. A couple with two children.

While the crew we had was ideal for a test under real conditions of use, the wind was having none of it… With just 10 knots of wind, we weren’t likely to capsize this lovely catamaran on this occasion… With the mainsail and self-tacking jib fully deployed, we managed 6 knots with 11 knots of wind. Not bad for a motorhome!

As soon as there were regular gusts, the boat took off and we didn’t need any further excuses to rig the Code Zero (732ft²). Mounted on a furler, it deploys in seconds to radically transform the behaviour of this Lagoon 42 cruiser. Still under a light breeze despite being out to sea, as soon as we picked up a gust of 10/12 knots, the boat accelerated to 8! This way, we blew everything that came near us out of the water in the Baie de Saint Raphaël, 45-50’ monohulls included !

5. Under power

Returning to port using the engine, our twin 57hp Yanmars with saildrives mounted with the Rolls Royce of propellers (Flexofold) delivered a speed of almost 9 knots at 3,200 RPM. At cruise speed, we got 7.7 knots at 2,000 rpm. With 2 engines and only 300L of fuel, the tankage seemed a bit light, but there’s so much space on board that it would be easy to bring a second tank with you. One last word on the engines, they each have a massive locker where the easily accessible helm jack is routed .

6. In conclusion

The spacious, extremely comfortable, well-designed, elegant and solidly constructed Lagoon 42 catamaran has got everything it takes to be a hit and the sales figures back this up!

Discover our latest ads of used and new boats on Band of Boats ! This trial was written by François Meyer .



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48° North Editor, Joe Cline, puts the sails up on the Lagoon 42 — one of the latest evolutions of technology, comfort, and sailing performance in the world of cruising catamarans.

“Man, this thing is effing massive.” I replied candidly, if inelegantly, when my tour guide for the day, Dan Krier, stepped aboard the Lagoon 42 catamaran on which I stood and asked me what I thought.

Any new boat I review is a voyage of discovery. Yet, each time I’ve tested a new cruising catamaran, the result is at least as much ‘your author learns about cruising cats and cat sailing’ as it is a boat review. My lovely afternoon on the Lagoon 42 was hardly an exception though, perhaps with a number of these under my belt now, I’m not quite as green about it all as I once was. Nonetheless, my first impression still revealed my monohull-sailor’s-lens — the size, space, and luxury of the living areas on the Lagoon 42 were simply astounding; lovelier than some of the Lake Union houseboats nearby.

A number of years ago, I reviewed the Lagoon 39, a design predecessor to the 42. The big development with the 39 had been that Lagoon chose to move the mast aft, allowing for a more balanced and high-aspect sailplan. A few years later, some of those innovations were employed and improved in a 42-foot design and the Lagoon 42 made its debut. Several of those evolutions center on weight reduction and hull design, and our sailing experience positively reflected these steps forward.

Sailing the Lagoon 42 was simple and enjoyable. As is often the case, the light to moderate conditions on Lake Union weren’t what the boat was built for — but let me assure you, I had more fun than I expected. The boat’s sail plan is made more powerful and effective by the addition of a Code Zero. Dan told me he orders all stock boats with one because you really want it for cruising in the PNW — I agree completely, but more on this sail and its application later.

We casually untied dock lines and maneuvered out of the marina area. Even with all of its heft and windage, the boat is maneuverable enough with its two Yanmar-powered saidrives that there’s no need for a bow thruster. We hoisted the main effortlessly with the electric winch and unfurled the jib. The total time from leaving the dock to sailing was approximately 86 seconds. Easy.

The boat moved admirably to weather with the square-top main and self tacking jib. In 4 to 8 knots, we were able to make 3 to 4 knots of boat speed and push our true wind angles close enough to the breeze to compete with many cruising monohulls. To be fair, everything about the boat feels better if you sail a bit fatter, a little further from the wind — it’s certainly how I would sail it, anyway. So, real-life performance to weather is good by cruising catamaran standards, but that’s not among the design’s top priorities. And, as I like to say, all boat design is a compromise.

lagoon 42 catamaran layout

Driving and trimming were a cinch with the go-to sailplan (main and jib), and the raised helm station is really a full-on control center. Everything you need to sail the boat — from engine ignition and controls to sheets and sail adjustments and the impressive navigation and instrument display — leads to that single helm station where there is a bench seat wide enough to accommodate two sailors. There are two adjacent winches to share the load, one of which is electric. Rather than overwork ourselves with the top-handle winch, we used the electric winch more frequently. The position of the helm station is important because of how high it is above the deck and the water. Visibility can be a challenge on a boat this big and broad; but both standing and sitting at the helm gave me 360 degree views and I never once worried about my ability to see around me.

Trimming the boat is an interesting balance between a somewhat adjustable jib and an extraordinarily adjustable main. It’s not news that self-tacking jibs can leave something to be desired in terms of malleability and shape for those, like me, with CSTS (Compulsive Sail Tweaking Syndrome). Overall, I liked the shape we achieved with the self-tacker, and I appreciated the athwartships-adjustable stopping pins on the track, which enabled alteration of the sheeting angle. The mainsail on the other hand, is highly adjustable thanks in part to an unthinkably wide traveller track. Adjusting the traveller is important, because the mainsheet does double duty for standard sheeting and boom height — as with most cruising cats, there is no boom vang. In windy downwind conditions, I imagine you’d be glad to have every inch of that traveller. On our test day, it stayed within about two feet of center and drove the boat well.

Maneuvers are a slower proposition on any cruising cat compared to a similarly-sized monohull, but the Lagoon 42 went through her paces with leisurely grace. With even a small amount of boat speed, getting through a tack required no assistance from backwinding the jib (kind of challenging with the self tacker) or goosing the turn with motor power.

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After making our way upwind toward the south end of the lake, we unfurled the massive Code Zero and started to have even more fun. The big sail offers a great deal of versatility, adding a lot of sail area and oomph for headings ranging from a close reach down to a full run. Not that I think anyone is likely to choose to spend much time at it, but we even played with sailing wing-on-wing with the Code Zero.

There was lots to like about the sail right out of the box, and the sheeting and trimming appointments were well placed. Unlike pretty much everything else, the Code Zero can’t be trimmed from the helm. Instead, it sheets to winches on the aft quarter of the cockpit area. These winches are waist height when standing, giving a powerful ergonomic position for the trimmer. True sail shape geeks may look to add a clever aftermarket tweaker of some kind to offer twistier profiles in lighter air, but the sail design gives a lot of versatility for upwind sailing. The Code Zero adds a lot to the way the boat sails. On reaching angles, our speed jumped up to 5 knots — really nice in those conditions. With the Code Zero furler little more than a couple feet forward of the jib furler and headstay, one must furl the sail to change tacks. It’s a smooth running furler, so you don’t need to be an America’s Cup athlete to wind the sail in for a maneuver.

lagoon 42 catamaran layout

Our light lake conditions didn’t really show another important innovation on the Lagoon 42 while sailing, but winding the Yanmars up to the max did. The design of the hulls is focused on bow buoyancy. These aren’t flat-bottomed daggers aimed at planing, but when we brought the boat up to 9 knots (a speed you would very reasonably expect to see and exceed when reaching or running in a stiff breeze), the boat had a very bow-up trim. Images of the boat sailing in heavy air confirm what we felt under power. This boat trim tendency is crucial for a cruising cat which, with its surplus of space, may get loaded down with gear while living aboard. You don’t want even a heavily loaded cat to be bow heavy or at risk of digging into waves, and the Lagoon 42’s hull forms offer all the assurance a sailor could hope for in this department.

lagoon 42 catamaran layout

I’ve written and maintain that a cruising catamaran would be my boat of choice when it comes to pure enjoyment at some quiet PNW anchorages. The interior accommodations almost leave me speechless. The expansive cockpit is perfect for all-season cruising since it is covered by the coachroof, and I imagine that most meals would be enjoyed around its table. Single-level living with a modern indoor-outdoor feel is handsomely accomplished between that large cockpit and the saloon just ahead of it. In that saloon, you’ve got what is clearly among the most functional and luxurious galleys around — if there was such a thing as a chef’s kitchen on a boat, this is it. The galley would be a challenge on a heeling monohull with few options for bracing, but on a stable cat like this, it works and I’d love to cook there.

lagoon 42 catamaran layout

The two hulls are broad enough to offer a full queen aft-berth with walk around sides, lots of light, and standing headroom. Depending on intended use, there are three- or four-cabin layouts available. Our test boat’s three-cabin “owner’s version” would no doubt be my choice, with the comfort and privacy of your own hull with the aforementioned queen berth, as well as lots of additional storage, a desk for working remotely, and a gigantic head with separate monster shower.

lagoon 42 catamaran layout

As I said to Dan at the start of our day, this is a seriously big boat with oodles of room, style, and comfort. These cruising catamarans are getting to be better and better sailing vessels, and the Lagoon 42 is one of the latest and best designs embodying this balance of performance and the combination of strength, stability, storage, and space you’d want on a go-anywhere cruising boat. The bonus with the Lagoon 42 is that you get all of that liveability in a package that is still manageable in tight quarters and easy to sail for a family, a couple, or even a singlehander.  

lagoon 42 catamaran layout

Joe Cline has been the Managing Editor of 48° North since 2014. From his career to his volunteer leadership in the marine industry, from racing sailboats large and small to his discovery of Pacific Northwest cruising —Joe is as sail-smitten as they come. Joe and his wife, Kaylin, welcomed a baby girl to their family in December 2021, and he is enjoying fatherhood while still finding time to sail, make music, and tip back a tasty IPA every now and again.

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Curvy, fast, and comfortable, the Lagoon 42 will not disappoint novice to expert sailors alike. 

Intended to replace the popular Lagoon 420, the Lagoon 42 includes many of the exceedingly popular Lagoon features. As one of the fastest luxury catamarans on the market, it is a joy to sail and cruise along in. Read all about the Lagoon 42 in Yacht4Less’ comprehensive review.

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Lagoon 42: Exterior Features

Designed by the renowned Patrick Le Quement and French naval architects from VPLP Design, who gave the boat lovely curves befitting VPLPs signature racing hulls. 

With a large aft deck, you’ll be able to enjoy plenty of time outdoors, enjoying Sundowners from a large rectangular dining table that will comfortably seat 7-8 people. There is also a well-sized day lounge on the port side for more seating. 

Like many of the other Lagoon models, the mast has been moved backwards to enable more downwind sail choices and reduce pitching. The higher aspect ratio rig with the taller mast makes for easier sailing. 

To further make sailing easier, the Lagoon 42 has a self-tacking jib, so now tacking is as simple as turning the wheel.

Additionally, you’ll find that the Lagoon 42 catamaran has a pretty smooth ride, as Lagoon’s gullwing bridge deck helps in rough waters.

With a nicely designed steering station, you’ll find the Lagoon 42 has great visibility and plenty of room. You’ll enjoy a nice Bimini top to provide some shade while you’re up there. 

Like many other luxury catamarans, it is so nice to have level decking where you can easily walk from the inside to the outside. The Lagoon 42 has a nice tri-sliding door that gives galley access and allows nice airflow throughout the cabins. 

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The Lagoon 42 layout is a great benefit. Inside this luxury catamaran, you’ll enjoy a spacious U-shaped galley that is well equipped with a three burner Eno stove and a top-loading fridge. The galley is open to the rest of the living space which includes an L-shaped couch where you can sit to run the outboard-facing nav station. The nav station includes a second set of instruments so you can monitor things at the helm from inside as well. The saloon also has a nicely sized table that seats about 7-8 people.

Like a lot of luxury catamarans, the interior living space is spacious and comfortable. You can get the Lagoon 42 in a 3 or 4 cabin layout. The 3 cabin Lagoon 42 layout includes an amazing master that runs the span of the starboard hull. Each cabin has its own head, for maximum comfort and privacy. The cabins also have great headroom, at just around two meters.

Aside from the great layout, the Lagoon 42 is luminous and well ventilated with 5 portholes along the cabin roof, wrap-around cabin windows, and tri-fold doors to the deck. Lagoon’s high-quality woodworking offers a beautiful and elegant finish. 

Lagoon 42: Fully equipped galley

The Lagoon 42 can be outfitted with plenty of bells and whistles for all the luxury sailing enthusiasts out there. With solar panels, a generator, a water maker, air conditioning, speakers in the saloon and cockpit, and a three-meter dinghy, the Yacht4Less recommended Lagoon 42, the “Beauty L,” has all that you need to enjoy your luxury sailing yacht charter . If you have specific requirements, talk to your Yacht4Less Charter Consultant so we can find the right boat that fits your needs!

Aside from the extras listed above, Yacht4Less can arrange water sports equipment, provisioning, and whatever other needs you may have.

Additionally, you can also arrange to have your Lagoon 42 catamaran charter be fully crewed, or just skippered. Imagine how luxurious it would be to spend a week aboard a Lagoon 42 fully crewed with a captain and private chef to take care of whatever needs you may have.

Our recommendation is the Lagoon 42 “Beauty L,” which can be chartered from Athens, in the Alimos (Kalamaki) marina which is a mere 30 km from Athens International Airport. 

Athens, the capital of Greece is in the southern part of the Balkan Peninsula and is well connected by air or sea. There are several airlines that have non-stop flights between the USA, Canada, the UK, and the rest of Europe, and several more that offer one or two stopovers. You could also get to Athens by boat if you’re coming from Italy. Take the ferry from Brindisi, Bari, Ancona and Venice to Patras Port, where you can then take a two-hour bus ride to Athens.

For a week on a luxury catamaran sailing yacht charter, it is surprisingly affordable depending on the time of year you charter . Between September and May, the offseason, the price for a Lagoon 42 catamaran charter is about €3.700. In the shoulder seasons, May-June and Aug-Sep, you can expect to pay €6.000. In high season prices go up; June-July is about €7.300 and July-Aug is about €8.900. Of course, these prices don’t include Yacht4Less reductions. You might also like: Yacht charter Cost - The Ultimate Guide to saving money

Keep an eye out for exclusive Yacht4Less deals for booking in advance, loyalty discounts, and last minute deals as well! At Yacht4Less we guarantee the best price possible for your luxury sailing experience. 

With comfort, performance, and design - the Lagoon 42 is the perfect luxury sailing catamaran for your sailing holiday. Contact the Yacht4Less team for more information about this particular model, or to enquire about the many other available boats!

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Lagoon 42: A Comprehensive Review

Welcome to the first catamaran review in our new series, and we’re kicking things off with the lagoon 42.

I can’t think of a more popular catamaran manufacturer than Lagoon. They seem to be everywhere you look, in every cruising ground, from the Mediterranean to French Polynesia. If you plan to go on a charter holiday, chances are you’ll book onto a Lagoon. If you plan to buy a cruising catamaran, you’ll probably at least consider Lagoon, particularly if living space is a priority. In short, they’re popular catamarans.

The first Lagoon we’ll be reviewing is the 42, the new and improved version of the 420. This is an exceptionally popular model, and with very good reason. There’s plenty of plain old ‘tours’ on YouTube, so our video focuses more heavily on analysing the different features of the boat with liveaboard cruising in mind. We’ve designed five categories, each with a score out of 10, in order to fully assess this boat. Let’s start with Safety and Design.

Safety and Design

Now, when we say ‘design’ in this context, we’re not talking about aesthetics (that will come later). We’re talking about practical design, with the sailor in mind. The factors that we’re looking at in this category are:

  • Helm position
  • Helm visibility
  • Liferaft position
  • Practicality under sail and on watch

Build quality also comes into assessing safety of course, but that’s a separate category all on it’s own.

Firstly, the liferaft. This is an easy one: the liferaft is positioned in the middle of the transom, with excellent access.

Let’s talk about the helm. This is an area that could be perfect, but we feel that Lagoon have made a couple of fundamental design errors. First, the positives: the helm area is large space, plenty of room for one person to helm while the other works the lines. The seat is big enough for two people to comfortably sit together, and all controls, winches and lines are within easy reach. There’s great protection from the sun and weather due to a hard-top bimini with plexiglass panels, which allows you to easily see the sails while remaining under cover. Access to the cockpit is straightforward via steps.

The issues are twofold: firstly, there’s no physical barrier between the helmsperson and the water, apart from a cockpit tent. In rough seas, or even if you just lost your footing, you could easily fall to the sidedeck, and then into the water. Preventing MOB situations is our number one priority, and ensuring the person on watch is totally safe is very important to us. So we would require some kind of barrier in place- that is more solid than canvas- in order to make the helm as safe as possible.

Secondly, while the visibility of the two sterns is excellent, the forward visibility over that high coachroof is quite poor, particularly when sitting on the seat (and particularly for those of us who are on the petite side!). Even Nick would be unable to keep a proper watch while slouched on the helm seat for hours on end; it would require the person on watch to constantly stand up and look around. We like to make our lives as easy as possible when underway, and clearly this is going to be irritating at best. It’s all too easy to imagine getting lazy after your umpteenth day at sea and then missing that obstruction in the water or tiny boat that doesn’t have AIS. Good helm visibility is a must, and therefore we’d look to raising the helm position, possibly on an adjustable pedestal so it can be lowered again if need be.

Another potential issue is the recessed hand holds around the coachroof. We prefer a grab rail that you can clip onto if things are rough. Also, I (Terysa) found I really had to stretch in order to hold on, and as you know, if it’s not easy to do, at some point you just won’t bother and then things become less safe. On the upside, the recessed groove doubles up as a rain catching device. Grab rails could of course be manufactured and added later.

That all being said, we were generally impressed with the safety and design features of the 42. The helm was easy to access from the cockpit, the nav station had excellent visibility with almost 360 degree views, so on night watch we’d definitely stay indoors and do our watches from the safety of the nav station, unless we had to go to the helm for a particular reason or to check sail trim. The liferaft was in the ideal position, there were no hard edges anywhere inside so less chance of injuring oneself in rough seas (or just if you trip and fall), and the deck was wide enough to walk around on comfortably. The issues that we raised were all easily rectified, so it would be more a matter of making these changes either at the time of build (Lagoon seem fairly happy to do this type of thing) or later down the line.

Therefore, we’re happy to give Safety and Design a 7/10.

Build Quality

This is a big category, and one that is very important to us. I want to start by saying that we were very impressed with the build quality and attention to detail we saw evident in the Lagoon range. It’s clear they’ve thought about what they’re doing and they care about making their boats as good quality as is possible at while adhering to their price point. This is a production boat of course, but still- we’d be very happy sailing this boat across oceans.

(Side note: Lagoon are the most popular catamaran to do the ARC rally, which crosses the Atlantic every year. So there you go.)

Let’s get down to the details.

We’re looking at:

  • Fittings and latches
  • Steering mechanism
  • Hull construction

There’s other elements of the boat where you could make an assessment on build quality of course; but to keep things manageable we’ve chosen aspects of the build that hopefully give an indication of the level of quality throughout.

The joinery is, of course, not as high quality as you might find in a catamaran of a higher price point, but that said the quality is there where it really counts. The joinery is veneer faced plywood and the edges are all solid wood, meaning that you’re less likely to get peeling of the veneer over time. Everything felt solid and nothing felt flimsy or had any give in it. The fittings and latches felt similarly robust, and all drawers were soft-close. All edges were curved, steamed plywood.

The hull is constructed of a balsa core, with solid GRP below the waterline. The balsa core keeps the boat light (well, kind of; we’ll get to displacement in a moment) and GRP below the waterline is a must.

Evidence of good build quality is also clear to the naked eye: all struts are oversized and very solid. Take the davit system for example- there’s no flimsiness here. Likewise the struts around the cockpit and in the helm position.

Looking in the engine bay, the first thing Nick noticed was the easy access, which is safer with Lagoons most recent models; they’ve moved the access to inside the stern guardrails, and the hatch opens in such a way to give you additional protection in following seas. The engine bay is very large, which is to be expected on a catamaran this size.

The steering mechanism is a great way to assess the build quality of any boat. In the Lagoon 42 the tie-rod for the rudders was a 2 inch tube with good quality rose joints, and the nuts are torqued and marked to show slippage or movement. That’s good attention to detail.

Our expectations were exceeded when it came to build quality, and we’d have no qualms about taking this boat across oceans. She’s extremely solid, with good attention to detail throughout.

We’re giving it a very good score of 8/10.

Interior Design

This category takes into account a lot of factors, such as:

  • Guest accommodation
  • Shower room

Basically we’re looking at how easy, comfortable and enjoyable it would be to live on this boat while at anchor, which, let’s face it, is where we spend most of our time.

The cockpit is huge and exactly what we would want in a catamaran cockpit. It’s got a table with an L shaped settee, as well as several other seating options. The helm position is separate but still part of the same space, making the helmsperson accessible while under way. The only issue is the cockpit cushions; they’re hard and thin and not at all comfortable to sit on.

Aesthetics are subjective, but I like the new Lagoon ‘look’. They’ve finally moved on from the light wood veneer and back towards a cosier and (dare I say it) more boaty feel. Interesting move, at a time when the trend is definitely towards lighter coloured interiors, and it works well.

The galley was a little small and to be honest I didn’t love the layout and narrow bench space. It’s actually no bigger than our current galley, although there’s considerably more cold storage.

Ventilation is a big deal to those of us planning to live in the tropics. I won’t go on about it too much (I talk about it a LOT in the video), but suffice it to say that there’s great ventilation in the 42, particularly in the cabins.

Speaking of the cabins: there is a big bed of 175cm width, which has clear access all around it (very important for Nick’s nightly routine of getting up and spending between 3 and 4am in the saloon reading Reddit). Making this bed every day would be so easy as well.

The shower room is huge, obviously, and there’s an incredible amount of storage in the owner’s hull. The guest accommodations are equally impressive and I can definitely imagine either of our parents being extremely comfortable in their own hull with a smaller but perfectly functional shower room/heads.

Nick and I had different ideas about how to score this category, but we settled on 6/10. This is a great space and absolutely huge, but there were some purely personal aesthetic aspects we didn’t love as much as we wanted to, which brought the score down a little.

(And THIS is why we’re opening up the scoring to everyone! Even we can’t agree; so much of this is subjective. Plus, we love hearing everyone else’s opinions and thoughts.)


Lagoons are not known for their performance. In fact, let me tell you a little story very quickly. Last year we were sailing from Bahamas to Bermuda (about 800 miles) in a flotilla of about 6 boats. We were the shortest, along with a Lagoon 38. We said to each other, “Well, at least we won’t be last. We’ll definitely beat the Lagoon to Bermuda.”

Well guess what? We had 20 knots on the beam the whole way, and they got in 6 hours before us.

That said, they’re hardly a performance catamaran. Let’s take a look at some stats:

  • LOA: 12.8 metres
  • Beam: 7.7 metres
  • Draught: 1.2 metres (stubbed keels)
  • Drive type: sail drive (unskegged rudders)
  • Mainsail area: 55m2
  • Genoa area: 35m2
  • Displacement: 12.1 tonnes

And now for the performance polar diagram:

Pointing ability is quite poor, and although the theoretical speeds are around 12 knots in 24 kts of wind at 120°, chances are that the boat will be so heavily laden (I mean, of course you’re going to fill up all those cupboards and lockers if you’re living onboard- I know I would) that it’s not often you’d exceed 10 knots of cruising speed.

We give performance a rather modest 4/10.

Value for Money

This is a tough one, because what we consider to be good value, another person may not. Value for money should be objective- aren’t we just comparing prices after all?- but it’s actually highly subjective. However, we docked points for the discrepancy between the base price and how much we’d have to spend on extras and adjustments to get it ready for a circumnavigation. The full price list for the Lagoon 42 and extras is available as a PDF download below.

We’ll talk more about money in future episodes, but for now we’ll give it a score of 5/10.

Submit Your Scores!

We gave the Lagoon 42 a total of 30/50, and most of that was weighted in favour of build quality and safety (two very important criteria for us!). So even though we ended up with a relatively modest score, we really liked the 42. As our scoring breakdown shows, there are compromises to be made with the 42 (namely in performance and, to a lesser extent, aesthetics) but they’re compromises we may be happy to make.

Now, YOU can submit your scores, which you can do via  this link !

Simply tick the box of the catamaran you wish to score (only videos we’ve already released will be available), then use the sliders to score each category, then click the VOTE button. Easy! (But if you need further instructions, you can find them here ).

Make sure you leave a comment with your score and thoughts so we can keep the conversation going!

Nick & Terysa

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Was curious to see the list of upgrades that contributed to the overall price price you mentioned in the video that would be necessary to make this boat offshore ready. I thought the video mentioned the list would be in the description, but I couldn’t find it. My apologies if it was there.

Hey mate! It’s right there in the ‘Value For Money’ paragraph, available as a download. Cheers.

Thanks for the great review. We own a Lagoon 42 (SV Blue Buddha) and manage the Facebook Lagoon 42 owner’s group. If this boat is still on your list, you should join the FB group as there are many threads about some of the items you raised from other owners that are useful for potential owners. Regarding the performance, almost all owners of the L42 use the code zero most of the time instead of the self tacker jib. This dramatically changes the sail plan and performance. Sailing close to wind speed is common and sailing double digits is not a rare occurrence. SV IceCat, a L42, won the cruising multihull division of the 2018 ARC against much larger boats. I know the ARC is not a real race but it is still informative that the L42 did so well. Also, take a look at the performance of SV Starship Friendship during the atlantic crossing which they documented in their Youtube channel. Even though they were pushing the boat a bit too much (multiple days without taking down the spinnaker), the boat took the abuse extremely well and their speeds were beyond impressive. It is not surprising that the L42 is considered by many to be one of the best-performing cats produced by Lagoon in years. Over the years we have sailed most production cats in the 38-46 range and we ended up selecting the 42 specifically because of its performance. It is truly a joy to sail! Nestor & Yolanda at SV BlueBuddha.

Thankyou so much Nestor and Yolanda for your valuable input!

Did you recall the location of the freezer in the salon? That was our one big drawback. To access it, you have to be on the steps down to the port hull and then reach back over. Hard to imagine able to reach into the bottom of the freezer. Just curious how big a deal that is to you and your cruising?

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Hi, I’ve been following your reviews and some other things via you tube channels. I have been going to Le Grande Motte for 3 years since the Lagoon 42 was presented and am also a future catamaran buyer, probably for the same reasons you both are. I can’t agree more to your valuation of the boats I’ve seen you review till now. The Lagoon 42 is my favorite since the first day I saw it some years ago, but your input certainly has opened my eyes to some issues I had missed. It will be most intereesting to see what other reviews you come up with, so thanks in advance. In the meantime, I am in Barcelona, so if you are in the area and want to meet for a beer or need any support with local hassle, please feel free to get in touch.

Hi – Loved your Lagoon 42 video! I am trying to decide between a Lagoon 42 and a Bali 4.2, have you ever made a video on the Bali 4.2? I would love to hear what you think of the Bali 4.2. Thanks…

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Lagoon 42: A Sleek Modern Design

NEW: Lagoon 42 – Launch at Düsseldorf International Boat Show 2016

A Sleek Modern Design

The Lagoon 42 , the newest member of the Lagoon family (in late 2015), has a strong resemblance to the Lagoon 52. While it retains the main features of the new generation of Lagoons, it sports a beautiful and elegant silhouette. The mast was moved far aft to re-center the weight which greatly reduces pitching. With a self-tacking genoa and much smaller boom, sail-handling is made a lot easier for short -handed sailing or for a couple.

It is said that the square mainsail provides enough power, even if the sail is somewhat small. We will be investigating that claim during our test sails. The open transoms and one-level living space from cockpit into the saloon is new for Lagoon and provides a nice unobstructed living area. The saloon and cockpit are huge areas with lots of lounging space everywhere. The raised helm is closed in by a sliding door, similar to that of the 450S and 52S. The Lagoon 42 is yet another powerful and dynamic design by VPLP.

Lagoon 42 Pictures, Specifications & Layout

Length over all 12,80m / 42′

Beam 7,70m / 25’3”

Draft 1,25m / 4’1”

Mast clearance 20,65m / 67’9”

Light displacement (EEC) 12 t / 26,460 Lbs

Sail area 90 m² / 1054 sq. ft.

Full-batten mainsail 55m² / 592 sq.ft.

Square top mainsail (opt.) 59m² / 661 sq.ft.

Self tacking jib 35m² / 395,5 sq.ft.

Code 0 (opt.) 68m² / 732 sq.ft.

Engine (std) 2 x 45 cv YANMAR 4JH45 / 2 x 45 hp YANMAR 4JH45

Fuel capacity 300 l (+300l in option) / 79 US gal (+79Us gal in option)

Fresh water capacity 300 l (+300l in option) / 79 Us gal (+79 US gal in option)

No. Of berths 6 to 12

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From stealing the spotlight in the Sydney International Boat Show to bagging four awards within one year of its launch, the Lagoon 42 catamaran is famous for its almost oxymoronic quality of being remarkably spacious yet compact enough to be easy to navigate. 

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The Lagoon 42 catamaran is a powerful yet graceful product of Patrick Le Quement’s exterior designing combined with France’s VPLP Design. The interior has been designed by Italy’s Nauta Design and the Lagoon 42 boasts a generous space not only in the cockpit but also the helm and the saloon, thanks to the unique uniform cockpit to saloon leveling. 

The Lagoon 42 catamaran’s helm station easily fulfills the need for a large area. The helm station allows for one person to  work the lines while the other helms – making it very convenient for couples or two-person crews. If the need arises, the proximity of the helm station to the line management area even allows the person on the helm to simultaneously do both – manage the lines while also working on the helm.

The equipment at the helm station is not only efficiently angled and placed but is also protected from harsh weather conditions by the hard-top bimini and Plexiglass panels. The Plexiglass panels also provide excellent visibility of the sails, given that the low seat at the helm is not occupied by someone of a short stature which might not make viewing over the high coachroof an easy task. The seat, however, does have room to be comfortably occupied by two people. 

The helm station does have one drawback, though. The helm person is exposed to the sea with nothing but a cockpit tent precluding the fall into the side deck and even potentially into the water on a particularly rough sea day. The safety, therefore, might be something to consider when looking into buying the Lagoon 42 catamaran. 

Another unique feature that the Lagoon 42 catamaran boasts is the replacement of grab rails with the recessed rails around the coachroof. The recessed rails are not characteristically easy to hold onto and might pose a risk to those who do not make holding onto them a strict priority. 

Overall, the helm is spacious, ideally equipped and also easily accessible from the cockpit. 


The Pixel glass sliding panels form the way from the cockpit to the saloon for which 3-cabin and 4-cabin versions are available. 

The U-shaped galley does not provide a lot of space with its narrow bench but does have a direct access to the cockpit. It is divided into two parts and has a single sink, three-burner gas stove, an icebox that acts as a refrigerator and a microwave oven. 

The master suite has a 175 cm wide bed, a desk in the middle and a large shower room. The rest of the guest cabins have a relatively smaller  shower rooms but overall there is enough room for 3 couples to be easily aboard the Lagoon 42 catamaran. All hulls, constructed with a Balsa wood core, are light, spacious and bright and have plenty of storage area in the form of underfloor storage as well as cupboards, drawers and shelves. The cabins themselves have multiple opening hatches to allow for ventilation.

The saloon front of the Lagoon 42 catamaran has vertical windows which means there is no unfiltered sunlight but almost a 360° view that can be enjoyed. There is also enough seating space to accommodate a considerable number of people in the cockpit along with an L-shaped settee and an Ottoman.

The build of the interior includes veneer front plywood which is not thin and flaky. The cabinetry is lined with solid wood so the veneer will not peel off very quickly. The joinery also stands out as being of good quality and is considerably fine. The color range is also refreshingly different from the trend of lighter colored interiors. 


The engine rooms of the Lagoon 42 catamaran are easily accessible from the stern of the boat without the need for a complete dismantling of the bed. All key steering systems can also be very easily accessed from the engine rooms, making the practical design compatible with safety. The access also means that evaluating filters or belts is not cumbersome and plant machinery can be easily maintained. 

The life raft position is in the middle of the transom which is also very easy to get to and hence definitely a plus point for the Lagoon 42 catamaran.

Perhaps the best part of the Lagoon 42 catamaran design is its compatibility with function. It has been popularly described as being “curvaceous”, owing to the absence of sharp edges. All the corners and edges at the Lagoon 42 catamaran are curved away so there are no hazards if you choose to take the cat into rough seas. 


The Lagoon 42 is a 42-foot tall catamaran with an overall length of 12.80 meters and a 7.70 meters beam. It has 300 liters of water and fuel capacity each and a maximum 10 day passenger capacity. The Lagoon 42 catamaran has 45 hp power and a minimum draft of 1.25 meters. The main sail area is 55 sq. meters while the genoa area is 35 sq. meters. 

In conclusion, the Lagoon 42 catamaran provides a good value for its money. It is beamy, fast, light and very spacious for a couple. Although there are issues that can be adjusted with varying levels of effort, Lagoon 42 is quite promising for a catamaran of its price, given the amount of comfort and ease it provides to its owners. 

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  • Length HT : 39ft (12m)
  • Max. width : 23ft (7m)
  • Weight : 12 tons
  • Draft : 3ft (1m)
  • Max. sleeping capacity : 12
  • Number of cabins : 4 to 3
  • Bathrooms : 3 to 4
  • Water capacity : 300L

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  • Engine Power : 90hp
  • Fuel capacity : 300L

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  • Total sail area : 295sqft (90m2)
  • Mainsail area : 180sqft (55m2)
  • Genoa/jib area : 115sqft (35m2)

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Table of Contents

  • I D of Your Boat
  • Technical Specifications
  • Design Categories
  • Helm Station
  • Electrical Panel
  • Hull / Deck
  • Construction
  • Careening - Dry Harbour
  • Deck Equipments
  • Steering System
  • Deckwash Pump
  • Hull Protection
  • Protective Fenders
  • Secured by Props in Dry Harbour
  • Sliding Windows Entrance Door
  • Entrance Door External Lock System
  • Entrance Door Internal Brake System
  • Swim Ladder
  • Access Door
  • Cockpit Table
  • Strop - Electric Windlass
  • Strop Circuit
  • Control of the Windlass
  • Automatic Breaker of the Windlass
  • Raising the Ground Tackle
  • Davit System + Tender
  • Davit System
  • Installing a Tender Onto the Davit
  • Launching Tender from the Davit
  • Solar Panels - Rigid Bimini
  • Automatic Breakers of the Solar Panels
  • Roof Access Ladder
  • Solar Panels
  • Access to Helm Station
  • Rigging/Sails
  • Rigging / SAILS
  • Standing Rigging
  • Running Rigging
  • Righting Moment
  • Trimming When Close Hauled
  • Trimming When down Wind
  • Square Top Mainsail
  • Manoeuvring Plan - Mast Step Circuit
  • Mainsail Circuit
  • Sheet Winches and Manoeuvre Winches
  • Standard Mainsail
  • Shortening the Sails
  • Cruising Square Top Mainsale
  • Fastening of the Ruising Square Top Mainsail
  • Cruising Square Top Mainsail
  • Fitting the Mainsail Cruising Square Top System
  • Roller Furling Jib
  • Running Rigging - Code 0
  • Accomodations
  • Saloon - Galley
  • Portholes - Deck Hatches
  • Window Blinds
  • Drawers - Removable Seats
  • Suction Pads for the Floorboards
  • Kitchen Drawer
  • Removable Saloon Seat
  • Portholes - Hatches - Windows
  • Porthole + Curtain
  • Blind and Mosquito Screen on Deck Hatch
  • Cabin Curtain
  • On Board Utility
  • Refrigerators - Freezer - Icemaker - Microwave Oven
  • Refrigerators - Freezer - Icemaker
  • Microwave Oven
  • Utility Aboard
  • Oven-Hotplates - Washing Machine
  • Water Supply Valve + Outlet Valve of the Washing Machine
  • Oven, Hotplate
  • Washing Machine
  • Television - Air Conditioning
  • Saloon Television
  • Air Conditioning Unit
  • Air Conditioning Units Automatic Breakers
  • Air Conditioning
  • Thermostat + Ventilation Switch + Heat Control/Timer
  • Boiler+Valves
  • Heating System Valves
  • Water Systems
  • Bilge Pump System
  • Grey Waters
  • Black Waters
  • Bilge Pump System - Grey Waters
  • Sea-Cock Open
  • Sea-Cock Closed
  • Use of the Manual Toilets
  • Use of the Electric Toilets
  • Use of the Holding Tanks
  • Fresh Water
  • Fresh Water Tanks
  • Pressure Water Pump
  • Water Gauge
  • Shore Fresh Water Supply
  • Foot Pump - Water Heater
  • Fresh Water/Sea Water Foot Pump
  • Exterior Shower
  • Water Heater
  • Watermaker (Optional Extra)
  • Electricity
  • 220 V Circuit
  • 12V Electrical Panel - Battery Chargers -Inverter
  • 12 V Circuit
  • Shore Power Sockets - Generator
  • Automatic Breaker of a Shore Power Socket
  • Generator Start-Up Control
  • 110 V - 220 V Circuit
  • Electric Panels - Selectors - Automatic Breakers
  • Consuming Appliances Circuit Breakers
  • 110V - 220V Supply Selection Panels
  • Auxiliary Batteries Charge Status Check Screen
  • Checking of the 110V-220V Consuming Appliances
  • Right/Left-Hand Side Selector
  • Use of the 110V-220V Powered Appliances Switching on the Appliances
  • Stopping the 110V-220V Powered Appliances
  • Electronics
  • Electronic Compass
  • Automatic Pilot Compas + Angle Indicator
  • Log + Depth Sounder Sensor
  • Electric Layout
  • Recapitulation of the 12 V Components
  • Charge and Electrical Conversion
  • Batteries/Consuming Appliances
  • Motorization
  • Engine Layout
  • Coupling Cut Outs
  • Engine Water Inlet Valve
  • Engine Controls
  • Engine Start with Battery Coupling
  • Engine Water Inlets
  • Fuel - Water Filter - Fuel Filter
  • Maintenance of the Tanks
  • Fuel Filters
  • Dash Board - Folding Propeller - Anode
  • Propellers - Anodes
  • Folding Propellers
  • Winter Storage
  • Dimensions for Cradle Positioning
  • Water System
  • Mast Stepping - Mast Unstepping
  • Dimensions for Crane Lifting
  • Preparation
  • Crane Lifting
  • Locker/Storage Space
  • Bubbleleak Detector
  • Leak Detection Gauge
  • Gas Leak Detection
  • Inside Safety Equipment
  • Essential Prudence Rules
  • Procedure to Follow the Event of Fire
  • Outside Safety Equipment
  • Manual Bilge Pumps
  • Safety Equipments
  • Emergency Tiller - man Holes
  • Emergency Tiller Cover
  • Emergency Hammer + Manhole Hatch
  • General Remarks
  • Emergency Tiller
  • Maintenance Schedule


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  • Page 1 User’s guide...
  • Page 3 Welcome aboard We share a common passion for the sea; we, LAGOON, as catamaran builders and you who want to live your passion on the seven seas. We are delighted to welcome you to the family of LAGOON catamaran owners and we congratulate you on it.
  • Page 4 Vous venez d’acquérir un catamaran Lagoon ! Saviez-vous qu’un club de propriétaires You have just purchased a Lagoon catamaran! Did you know that an owner club exists? existait ? En tant que propriétaire Lagoon, vous bénéficiez d’un accès exclusif à ce club.
  • Page 5 PREAMBLE This user guide is a tool that will enable you to get to know your boat and apprehend the use of the components that are necessary for running her. A WAY TO MAKE THE MOST OF THIS USER GUIDE In order to have an easier apprehension, this guide offers you two complementary reading levels: .
  • Page 7 CONTENTS 1. SPECIFICATIONS ......PAgE 7 5. UTILITY ABOARD ......PAgE 49 8. MOTORIZATION......PAgE 85 1.1 I D of your boat 5.1 Refrigerators - Freezer - Icemaker 8.1 Engines 1.2 Technical specifications 5.2 Microwave oven 8.2 Fuel 1.3 Helm station 5.3 Oven, hotplate 8.3 Propellers - Anodes 1.4 Electrical panel...
  • Page 9 SPecIFIcaTIoNS 1.1 I D of your boat 1.2 Technical specifications 1.3 Helm station 1.4 Electrical panel...
  • Page 11 PORT ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER: ............. EMERGENCY CONTACT FURTHER INFORMATION: ................................................................................................www.cata-lagoon.com 162, quai de Brazza - 33100 Bordeaux - France Tel. 33 (0) 557 80 92 80 Fax 33 (0) 557 80 92 81 E-mail : [email protected]...
  • Page 12 The maximum height of waves is measured from trough to crest; The European regulations use the concept of significant height of waves (H 1/3). The wind force (Beaufort scale) is the average actual wind speed over a period of 10 minutes at 10 metres above the sea. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 13 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Length Over All ............12,80 m / 42’ Waterline length ............12,50 m / 41’ Beam ................. 7,70 m / 25’3" CE CATEGORY Maximum number of persons Air draft ..............20,65 m / 67’9" A..............12 persons Keel draft ..............1,25 m / 4’1"...
  • Page 14 3 - Power, start and stop switches for the 7 - Automatic pilot control (optional extra). 11 - Double USB socket. port engine. 8 - Power, start and stop switches for the 4 - Screen / repeater for electronic (optional extra). starboard engine. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 15 5 - Auxiliary unit (electro valve for U.S. version). 11 - Line-reversing switch (US version). 17 - LCD screen control (fresh water / fuel gauge, 6 - Refrigerated unit switch. 12 - 12 V socket. voltmeter, ammeter, battery alarm). LAGOON 42...
  • Page 17 HUll / decK 2.1 Construction 2.2 Careening - Dry harbour 2.3 Deck equipments 2.4 Cockpit 2.5 Gangway 2.6 Steering system 2.7 Anchoring 2.8 Deckwash pump 2.9 Davit 2.10 Solar panels 2.11 Access to helm station...
  • Page 19 The LAGOON 42 is constructed following the infusion process of a DECK FITTINGS polyester resin and a high quality anti-osmotic resin on a core of balsa The fittings on the deck of your LAGOON 42 were selected according and fibreglass layers. to quality criteria.
  • Page 21 A latch on the door jamb allows its locking from inside the saloon. SHOWER A shower supplied with hot and cold water (optional extra) is located RECOMMENDATION on the side of the aft starboard transom. While sailing, block the sliding door locking it. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 22 STROP - ELECTRIC WINDLASS STROP CIRCUIT HULL / DECK CONTROL AUTOMATIC BREAkER OF THE WINDLASS OF THE WINDLASS 1 - Electric windlass. 2 - Control of the electric windlass. 3 - Windlass automatic breaker. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 23 Make fast the strop to the central cleat when lowering the chain. bushings. Please refer to Chapter ‘SAFETY’ as for the emergency tiller use. RECOMMENDATION Before you anchor, check the type of the sea bed, the depth of water and the strength of the stream. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 24 1 - Deckwash pump. 3 - Power switch. 2 - Valve to select fresh water / 4 - Sea water inlet valve. sea water. 5 - Intake to connect hose. Nota: the same layout can be observed in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 25 Rinse the windlass and the ground tackle with fresh water after each trip. In case of electric failure, use the winch handle on the windlass to raise the ground tackle. Refer to the manufacturer’s instructions for windlass maintenance. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 27 - Once in the top position, secure the davit system and tender using Tie up the tender during manoeuvres. the appropriate ropes. - Remove the water drain plug from the tender. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 29 The helm station may be optionally equipped with a rigid protection (bimini) with opening panel and a security door on the port side. RECOMMENDATION Secure the rigging before accessing the mast step or sun bed. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 31 rIGGING / SaIlS 3.1 Sailing 3.2 Standing rigging 3.3 Running rigging 3.4 Sails...
  • Page 32 (RMmax : moment of maximum uprighting) MONOHULL Weight of the boat: 10 tons RMmax monohull : 10 tons x 0,5 meter : 5 tons.meter RMmax catamaran : 10 tons x 3 meters : 30 tons.meters D : 0,5 meter LAGOON 42...
  • Page 33 In case you shouldn’t follow the recommendations below, it might be dangerous for the boat and the crew, and, in case of an accident, the manufacturer’s responsibility would not be involved. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 34 Self-tacking jib ............35 m / 377 sq.ft Code 0 (optional extra) ..........68 m / 732 sq.ft I ................15,377 m / 50’5’’ J ................5,95 m / 19’6’’ P................15,945 m / 52’4’’ E ................4,86 m / 15’11” RIGGING / SAILS LAGOON 42...
  • Page 35 The jib is eased off in order to have its average front edge facing the conditions. apparent wind. - From 23 to 28 knots: 1 reef, full jib. The trimmings are similar. - From 28 to 33 knots: 2 reefs, 80% of the jib. The trimmings remain similar. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 36 1 - Code 0 halyard (optional extra). 6 - Mainsheet. 2 - Self-tacking jib sheet. 7 - Reef 3. 3 - Topping lift. 8 - Reef 2. 4 - Main halyard. 9 - Mainsail traveller. 5 - Reef 1. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 37 RIGGING / SAILS n 3.2 n 3.3 Standing rigging Running rigging The LAGOON 42 has been adjusted by the shipyard and by the mast manufacturer when first masting. Description of the ropes length (m) diametre (mm) The cables stretch a little during the first sailings. Therefore it is Jib halyard advisable to have the mast inspected and adjusted by a specialist.
  • Page 38 RUNNING RIGGING - MAINSAIL CIRCUIT RIGGING / SAILS 1 - Mainsail traveller adjustment / starboard. 2 - Mainsail sheet. 3 - Mainsail traveller adjustment / port side. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 39 - Take up the reef tack line. - Tension the mainsail halyard. - Set the mainsail. - Tension the downhaul if necessary. During automatic reefing, the mainsail halyard must not be dropped too far (risk of incorrect pulley positioning). LAGOON 42...
  • Page 40 CRUISING SqUARE TOP MAINSAIL FASTENING OF THE RUISING SqUARE TOP MAINSAIL RIGGING / SAILS 1 - Headboard traveller. 2 - Halyard block (to be fastened onto the headboard eye). 3 - Cruising square top mainsail. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 41 Never force when you furl or unfurl the head sails in A cruising square top mainsail has a more important case it seizes. power than a standard mainsail. Make sure a halyard is not caught in the roller Shorten the sail earlier depending on the wind furler. conditions. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 42 RUNNING RIGGING - CODE 0 RIGGING / SAILS 1 - Code 0 port sheet. 2 - Code 0 starboard sheet. 3 - Code 0 halyard. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 43 - Sheet the sails to the outer winches. WARNING In some sailing trims, the code 0 may hide the fore navigation lights. WARNING Unrig the code 0 when not in use (risk of being UV damaged and inadvertently unfurled). LAGOON 42...
  • Page 45 accommodaTI o NS 4.1 Saloon - Galley 4.2 Lighting 4.3 Portholes - Deck hatches 4.4 Window blinds...
  • Page 47 The drawers in the galley have an automatic closing function. Gently push the drawer till the movement ends itself. These drawers can be removed pushing on the levers on each side, under the rails. When you reassemble it, clip the drawer before you push it back. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 49 4.4 Window blinds All the windows have blinds. The opening hatches of the aft cabins are also fitted with blinds. RECOMMENDATION Pull and push the blinds carefully. Take care to fasten them when they are fitted with the relevant systems. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 51 oN board UTIlITY 5.1 Refrigerators - Freezer - Icemaker 5.2 Microwave oven 5.3 Oven, hotplate 5.4 Washing machine 5.5 Television 5.6 Air conditioning 5.7 Heating...
  • Page 52 1 - 110 V - 220 V selection panel. 2 - Freezer (optional extra). 3 - Refrigerator. 4 - Microwave oven (optional extra). 5 - Refrigerator / icemaker - cockpit (optional extra). Nota: the same layout can be observed in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 53 110 V - 220 V selector board (in the starboard hull companionway). Nota: the icemaker circuit is fitted with a filter. Have this filter changed regularly. For the use and maintenance of the refrigerators, freezer and icema- ker, please refer to their instruction guides. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 54 2 - 110 V - 220 V selection panel. 3 - Circuit breakers panel. 4 - Outlet valve + supply valve of the washing machine. 5 - Hotplates. Nota: the same layout can be observed 6 - Gas valves. in the other version. 7 - Oven. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 55 Check the opening of its freshwater feed valve (valves in the US model) located in the central starboard passageway cupboard. Water is drained via the valve located in this same cupboard. - Check that the automatic breaker located in the starboard passa- geway cupboard. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 56 5 - Television. 6 - Selection panel / Air conditioning. 7 - Air conditioning units Nota: the same layout can be observed automatic breakers. in the other version. 8 - 12 V / 110 V - 220 V Inverter. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 57 Start the air conditioning unit in the desired area, select hot or cold and set the temperature using its control. Regularly clean the filters on the conditioned-air systems and sea wa- ter suction valves. For the drainage, use and maintenance of the air conditioning system, please refer to its instruction guide. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 58 1 - Fuel tanks. 2 - Water system valves. 3 - Boiler. 4 - Boiler exhaust outlet. 5 - Control + ventilation switch. BOILER + VALVES HEATING SYSTEM VALVES Nota: the same layout can be observed in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 59 - Adjust the speed of the ventilator using the 2-speed switches. UTILITY ABOARD For the use and maintenance of the heating system, please refer to its instruction guide. WARNING Do not place fenders near emergency exits of the heat system boiler. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 61 WaTer SYSTemS 6.1 Bilge pump system 6.2 Grey waters 6.3 Black waters 6.4 Fresh water 6.5 Watermaker...
  • Page 62 Each hull has the same components. 4 - Hull sump. 5 - Electric bilge pumps. Nota: each valve in the boat is identified. 6 - Manual bilge pumps. SEA-COCk SEA-COCk OPEN CLOSED Nota: the same layout can be observed in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 63 When mooring in a harbour, if possible, use the sanitary facilities provided by the port authority. In some harbours or countries, wastewater disposal is forbidden. You will then have to use the waste tank. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 64 WATER SYSTEMS 1 - Holding tank. 2 - Drain bung hole on deck. 3 - Drain valve on hull. 4 - Switch of the electric toilets. Nota: the holding tanks are located behind showers in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 65 - Switch on the 12 V domestic circuit. WARNING - Open the water inlet and drain valves. Use the suction systems in marinas to empty your holding tank. In order to respect environment, do not discharge your holding tanks near the shore. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 66 WATER SYSTEMS 1 - Starboard tank (optional extra) / 3 - Pressure water pump. port tank (standard). 4 - Shore fresh water supply. 2 - Deck filler. Nota: the same layout can be observed in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 67 When you leave the boat unattended, systematically disconnect the shore fresh water supply. Please note: the capacity of the fresh water tank(s) indicated on the page ‘SPECIFICATIONS’ may be not completely usable depending on the trim and load of the boat. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 68 1 - Foot pump. WATER SYSTEMS 2 - Valve to select fresh water / sea water. 3 - Sea water supply valve. 4 - Water heater. 5 - Shower. Nota: the same layout can be observed in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 69 It is supplied by the pressure water pump. circuit, check the water heater is full of water. WARNING In period of frost, do not forget to empty the cockpit shower, even if there is someone onboard the boat. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 70 4 - Drain valve. 4 - Drain valve. 5 - Sea water supply valve. 5 - Control. 6 - Membranes. 6 - Automatic breaker. 7 - Watermaker. Nota: the same layout can be observed in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 71 Regularly clean the filters located in the port engine compartment. For the use and maintenance of the water maker, refer to the instruction guide. RECOMMENDATION The watermaker shall exclusively be used in clear waters and preferably at anchor. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 73 elecTrIcITY 7.1 12 V Circuit 7.2 Inverter 7.3 110 V - 220 V Circuit 7.4 Electronics...
  • Page 74 3 - Load balancer. 9 - On board batteries. 4 - Generator battery. 10 - Battery chargers. 5 - Electrical panel. 11 - On board and starboard engine cut-outs. Nota: the same layout can be observed in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 75 According to the lay out, the boat may optionally be fitted with an extra 110 V - 220 V / 12 V - 40 A charger. RECOMMENDATION Check the battery charge during the use of the The battery chargers are located in the starboard engine compart- inverter. ment. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 77 32 Ah. DANGER Never let the end of the boat / shore supply cable hang in the water; the result may be an electric field liable to hurt or kill the swimmers nearby. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 79 - Switch on the 110 V - 220 V source (start the generator or connect a shore power socket to shore). - Select this source on the selection panel so that this source supplies the boat (110 V - 220 V electrical selection panel) or turn on the inverter for the outlets. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 81 The ram, the auto pilot and the calculator are located in the starboard engine compartment. The auto pilot fuse is located under the chart table. The sounder and depth finder under the forward floorboards of the starboard passageway. ELECTRICITY LAGOON 42...
  • Page 82 12 - 12 V / 110 V - 220 V inverter. 13 - Domestic batteries. 14 - Batteries chargers. 15 - On board and starboard engine cut-outs. Nota: the same layout can be observed in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 83 12 V terminal bloc 12 V sockets 12 V 12 V board 12 V terminal bloc Engine battery (x2) 12 V - 110 Ah Generator battery 12 V - 110 Ah Domestic batteries 12 V - 140 Ah LAGOON 42...
  • Page 84 1 x 220 V / 12 V - 40 A charger Recharge of the service bank by generator or shore power 1 x 220 V / 12 V - 40 A charger optional extra Engine batteries charger supplied by the generator or the shore LAGOON 42...
  • Page 85 220 V panel Washing machine 220 V or 110 V 220 V panel Icemaker 220 V or 110 V 220 V panel Watermaker 220 V or 110 V 220 V panel Air conditioning 220 V 220 V panel ELECTRICITY LAGOON 42...
  • Page 87 moTorIZaTIoN 8.1 Engines 8.2 Fuel 8.3 Propellers - Anodes 8.4 Dash board...
  • Page 88 9 - Fuel tank filler. MOTORIZATION Each hull has the same components. Nota: each valve in the boat is identified. COUPLING ENGINE WATER ENGINE CONTROLS CUT OUTS INLET VALVE Nota: the same layout can be observed in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 89 Please carefully read the engine instruction guide supplied with the - Check the valves are open. boat; it gives you detailed explanations as to the best use of the engi- Close the water inlet valves if the boat is left unattended for long. nes and relative operations. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 91 (but do not remove it). Allow to flow into a box till the fuel looks clean. Do it several times a year. Change the pre-filter at least once a year (access to it when you re- move the bowl). LAGOON 42...
  • Page 93 Regularly check the sacrificial anodes corrosion. The wear of the anodes depends on numerous factors and their lives may highly vary. Change them whenever necessary. Never paint an anode. Ask a professional to check and maintain the whole propulsion sys- tem. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 95 WINTer SToraGe 9.1 Laying up 9.2 Protection...
  • Page 97 All these recommendations do not make up an exhaustive list. Your dealer will give you the advice INSIDE you need and will carry out the technical maintenance - Seal air inlets as much as you can. of your boat. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 99 HaNdlING 10.1 Preparation 10.2 Crane lifting 10.3 Mast stepping - Mast unstepping...
  • Page 101 - Control the movement of the boat using mooring ropes. All further handling shall be carried out with the highest care by pro- fessionals. If the LAGOON boatyard are not involved in your handling operations, DANGER they cannot cover under guarantee any possible accidents linked to Do not stay on board or under the boat during handling.
  • Page 103 SaFeTY 11.1 Preparation 11.2 Gas system 11.3 Fire 11.4 Bilge pump system 11.5 Safety equipments 11.6 General remarks...
  • Page 104 SAFETY LAGOON 42...
  • Page 105 Do not exceed the number of persons indicated in Chapter ‘SPECIFICATIONS’. If you do not take the number of persons into account, the combined weight of the persons and equipment should never exceed the maximum load recommended by the builder. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 106 2C - Electrovalve (U.S. version). 2A - Locker / storage space of gas bottles. 2D - LeakDetection Gauge (U.S. version). 2B - BubbleLeak Detector. BUBBLELEAk DETECTOR LEAkDETECTION GAUGE (US VERSION) Nota: the same layout can be observed in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 107 Tell the crew: - where the extinguishers are and how they work. - where the extinguisher hole in the engine bay is (under the aft cabins berths, both on the port and starboard sides). - where the emergency exits are. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 108 14 - .......... 15 - .......... RECOMMENDATION Some components do not have a pre-determined Nota: the same layout can be observed place for them. in the other version. Fill-in this drawing according to your own boat safety equipments. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 109 Should you replace components of the fire extinction should start again. system, only proper components with the same designation or with equivalent technical capacities and fire resistance should be used. DANGER Evacuate the area immediately after discharging the product to prevent asphyxia. Ventilate before entering. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 110 15 - ..............LOCATION OF THE LIFERAFT RECOMMENDATION Nota: the same layout can be observed Some elements do not have a pre-determined in the other version. location for them. Fill-in this drawing according to your own safety equipments. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 111 Fit your boat with a life raft in pursuance of the regulations of the a manual pump. country where the boat is registered. You shall use the life raft only if all else fails. RECOMMENDATION Before you sail to sea, carefully read the launching instructions on the life raft. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 112 EMERGENCY TILLER - MAN HOLES EMERGENCY TILLER EMERGENCY HAMMER + COVER MANHOLE HATCH SAFETY 1 - Man hole. 2 - Emergency tiller cover. Nota: the same layout can be observed in the other version. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 113 You can gain access to the life raft under the rear beam. may catch on the propellers). WARNING Regularly check the safety equipments are in good working order. Follow the service programme without fail. Generally speaking, take particular care of all the safety equipment of your boat. LAGOON 42...
  • Page 115 maINTeNaNce 12.1 Maintenance schedule...
  • Page 116 Defrost the refrigerators and freezer ........qUATERLY Check the upholstery and cushion fitting points ..... WHEN USED Check the door joints ............qUATERLY Clean the vinyl curtains ........... WHEN USED Dry the outside upholstery before its storage ....WHEN USED LAGOON 42...
  • Page 117 Control the oil and water cooling level ......WHEN USED Check the belt’s tension ..........WHEN USED Control the leak on exhaust line (smoke and water) ..WHEN USED General inspection by ONAN ....REFER TO MANUFACTURER NOTICE LAGOON 42...
  • Page 119 ................................................................................................................................This document is not contractually binding. Descriptions, illustrations, etc are provided only for your guidance. Our models may undergo some standard modifications or improvements without notice. Cover photo: Lagoon photographic library - Nicolas Claris...

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About Knotty Dreamer

  • Boat Model: Lagoon 42
  • Boat Type: Catamaran
  • Year Built: 2017
  • Length: 41ft | 12.80m
  • Number of Persons: 9
  • Number of Double Cabins: 3
  • Number of Single Cabins: 3
  • Number of Showers: 3
  • Number of Heads: 3
  • Double Bunk: 0
  • Frontpeak: 1
  • Double Berth: 0
  • Crew: Bare Boat


  • BBQ: Propane
  • Cockpit Fridge
  • Cockpit ice box
  • Cockpit table
  • Deck cushions
  • Electric Heads
  • Fresh water capacity: 1 x 79 US Gal.
  • Rigid inflatable dinghy with 15HP
  • Hot/Cold pressurized fresh water
  • Speakers in salon and cockpit
  • Electric toilet
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Bath towels
  • Air conditioning
  • Hard bimini
  • Yeti Cooler


  • Electric Winch: STBD Electrical Manoeuvre winch 46.2STAEH


  • Depthfinder
  • Electrical panel with volt and ammeter
  • Log/Speedometer
  • Wind direction
  • Electricity: 110/12
  • Engine: 2 X 57
  • Fuel capacity: 79 US Gal.
  • Solar panels: 3
  • Burners stove and oven
  • Coffee percolator
  • Double sink
  • Fully equipped
  • Salt water foot pump
  • Coffee maker
  • 12V freezer

Hull and deck

  • Transom shower
  • Double berths
  • AM/FM Radio: Bluetooth
  • Cockpit Speakers

Safety Equipment

  • Electric bilge pump
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Horseshoe buoy
  • Life vests: Adults Only
  • Navigation lights

Sail and rigging

  • Electric winch for main halyard
  • Full batten mainsail
  • Genoa on profurl furling system
  • Selftailing Winches
  • Electric Winch: for Dinghy
  • Model: Lagoon 42
  • Length: 41 ft.

Fuel not included. Please refuel your yacht upon returning to the dock.

Bareboat Details

  • Currency: USD
  • Security Deposit: $ 1000
  • Number of Bathrooms: 3
  • Built Year: 2018
  • Builder: Lagoon
  • Model ID: 3529
  • Standard Model: Lagoon 42

Special Offers

  • 10 % Repeat Charter discount for all repeat customers
  • 15% Repeat Discount for all charters booked within 45 days of departure date
  • 10% Discount for First Time Sailors with Catco booked within 45 days of departure date



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