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2018 Buyer's guide: Multihulls from 40 to 49 feet

Published on 23 november 2017 at 0h00

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NEW-Lagoon 40

You can find out all about the major new boats from Lagoon this year by reading the full test carried out by our journalists in this edition of the magazine. The Lagoon 40 was presented to the public for the first time last September, at the Cannes Boat Show. And the least we can say is that this boat caused a stir. In line with the 42, Lagoon is offering a seaworthy boat which is rather pleasant to helm and above all capable of good averages under sail, as you will see in our test. A boat which is also easy to sail, with the rig positioned well aft and the self-tacking jib, now classic for the builder. But the Lagoon DNA remains very present, with comfortable, well-designed accommodation for life aboard, and notably the nice saloon/cockpit area. A clever boat which could well become one of Lagoon’s best-sellers in the years to come…


Builder: Lagoon

Length: 11.74 m

Beam: 6.76 m

Unladen weight: 10.8 t

Draft: 1.35 m

Mainsail area: 81.3 m²

Jib area: 33.8 m²

Code 0 area: 65.6 m²

Number of cabins: 3 or 4

Water: 2 x 300 l

Diesel: 2 x 200 l

Engines: 2 x 29/45 hp

Price: 256,000 euros 

NEW-Nautitech Open 40

After having delivered a hundred Nautitech Open 40s, the builder Bavaria decided to give a new lease of life to its emblematic catamaran. To do this, the architect Marc Lombard and the builder’s R&D department have been involved, to redefine the interior accommodation. The result is stunning, with a ...

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