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Enjoy a full-day sailing experience with the South Sea Sailing around Fiji's Mamanuca Islands onboard our brand-new sailing catamaran, Sabre.

Cruise through the Mamanuca Islands with the day's itinerary dependent on the warm tropical breezes and sea conditions, creating a one-off experience every day.

Sabre has large shaded canopies with a range of seating options from bean bags to booths, there is plenty of room to enjoy the idyllic islands and atolls of these beautiful islands. During the day, dine on a gourmet buffet lunch designed by our executive chef with complimentary soft drinks, bottled water all day, and beer and wine served from lunchtime onwards. The rest of the day, make use of our fully stocked bar charged on consumption. Enjoy an experience like no other on Fiji's newest day trip.

Explore The Mamanuca Islands of Fiji are situated just off the coast of  Nadi and are within easy access to Port Denarau. On this day sailing experience, you will sail around this beautiful group of islands stopping at deserted sand cays to swim and relax on the sand and stopping at abundant tropical reefs. With snorkelling gear provided and easy access off the front of SABRE via stairs or a slide, this is the best way to see these islands and take home memories to last a lifetime.

What to bring : Sunscreen, sunhat, sunglasses, swimsuit, shorts, t-shirt, beach towel, and a dry change of clothes for the return to your hotel.

Child Policy Children 0 to 7 years are not permitted on this day cruise as SABRE is unsuitable for those under that age. Children 8 to 15 years at child rate.

Full-day sailing departs Port Denarau at 9:45 am and returns at 4:45 pm.

Cancellation Policy Bookings cancelled within 24 hours of arrival or due to no show will incur a charge of 100% of the total booking value. No residual refunds for unused components after travel has commenced. Cancellation fees apply to unused components cancelled prior to the original date of travel. All cancellations must be received in writing.

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  • Departure Port Denarau
  • Departure Time 9:45 AM
  • Return Time 4:45 PM
  • Included A morning tea, a gourmet buffet lunch, and afternoon tea designed by our executive chef Soft drinks and bottled water are complimentary and available all day with wine and beer included over lunch A full bar service is available throughout the day including signature cocktails

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South Sea Sailing Fiji – Is This The Best Mamanuca Islands Day Trip?

By: Author Catrina

Posted on Last updated: November 26, 2023

Categories FIJI , REVIEWS , TROPICAL ISLANDS

If you’re looking for the perfect day trip to the Mamanuca Islands in Fiji then South Sea Sailing could be just what you’re after!

Enjoy a unique day sailing in luxury, passing lots of tiny islands along the way until you get to the stunning Malolo Sand Bar. Check out the picture below – doesn’t it look like absolute paradise?!

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You’ll spend 3 hours at the sand cay where you’ll have the chance to snorkel along the lively reef, go paddle boarding, jump off the side of the boat or go down the slide straight into the sea (yes there’s a slide on the boat!).

Swim over to the sandbar to sit in one of the deck chairs under the beach umbrellas, where the staff will be there to greet you with a nice Fiji Gold beer, or just chill on the trampolines on the boat under the sun and watch the world go by whilst the complimentary drinks keep flowing.

However you choose to spend the day, you’re bound to have a great time on Fiji’s newest day trip!       

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Where Do You Visit On The South Sea Sailing Trip?

The usual itinerary for South Sea Sailing is to take guests out to Malolo Sand Bar for 3 hours (just one stop on the itinerary). Malolo Sand Bar is incredibly picturesque and at low tide the sand bar is about 100 metres long! 

The water is crystal clear here, and what’s great is that for the majority of the time you’re at the sandbank there won’t be anyone else there – just the South Sea Sailing gang!

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What Is There To Do At Malolo Sandbar?

Despite being a sandbar in the middle of the ocean, there is lots to do at Malolo Sandbar when you arrive with South Sea Sailing!

You can go for a swim, snorkel at the nearby reef, paddle board, relax under the sun and of course enjoy your delicious lunch onboard overlooking the sandbar.

What’s really great about the South Sea Sailing day trip is that the South Sea Sailing team bring sun umbrellas and beach chairs for you to sit and relax on at the sand bank!

Other day trips won’t do this, which is one reason why I really wanted to visit with South Sea Sailing.

Seeing the beach umbrellas and deck chairs parked up on a deserted sand bank looks like my idea of heaven – and it is those kinds of images that spring to mind when you think of Fiji!

You can swim over the the sand bank from the boat in a couple of minutes, or you can take the speedboat tender over to the sand bank if you don’t want to get wet!

The staff will bring an esky of cold drinks over to the sandbar too, so you can sit and relax with a Fiji Gold in hand whilst in the deck chair – perfect!

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Where Is Malolo Sandbar?

The Malolo Sandbar is located just off Malolo Island and Malolo Lailai Island in Fiji’s Mamanuca group of islands. The Mamanuca Islands are the closest island group to Denarau and Nadi.

When you’re at the Malolo Sandbar you’ll be able to see the nearby resorts on the island of Malolo Lailai a couple of kilometres away – including  Lomani Island Resort ,  Plantation Island Resort and Musket Cove Island Resort.  

Unless you’re staying in one of the nearby resorts on Malolo Lailai or Malolo Island, the South Sea Sailing trip is the most convenient way to visit the Malolo Sandbar.

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What Is The South Sea Sailing SABRE Catamaran Sailing Boat Like?

South Sea Sailing’s 78 foot sailing catamaran is brand new, super modern and surprisingly spacious!

Aboard Sabre there are plenty of seats and tables under the shade, as well as many comfortable beanbags on the giant trampolines if you prefer to relax under the sun. The seating area is very relaxed, with several day beds to relax on!

There is also a slide on the boat that drops down once the boat is anchored at the sand bar. Sliding down is honestly so fun, I must have done it about 5 times!

There are also steps to climb back up onto the boat easily once you’re ready to get back onto the boat.

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Why Should You Do The South Sea Sailing Fiji Day Trip?

In addition to the brand new spanking boat and all the complimentary water activities, you get a mimosa on arrival, morning tea, a delicious healthy buffet lunch, unlimited soft drinks and an open bar for two hours all included in the price of your ticket!

A speed boat will take you to the nearby reef for some snorkelling if you wish. 

The snorkelling spot is really good as it is right next to the Sunflower Reef, with plenty varieties of fish and lots of big blue starfish! From the reef you can snorkel back to the sand bank!

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South Sea Sailing also bring three paddle boards out for the day which is great. Both the paddle boarding equipment and the snorkelling equipment is very well maintained.

One or two other companies also do day trips to Malolo Sand Bar, however South Sea Sailing is definitely the company you want to go with as they bring sun umbrellas and deck chairs and set them out on the sand cay for you – perfect for you to get that Instagrammable Fiji photo you’ve been after!

South Sea Sailing also provides complimentary hotel transfers which takes the hassle out of getting a taxi and makes the day run smooth.

The South Sea Sailing trip is from 9.45am until 4.45pm in the evening – that’s 7 hours of free drinks and fun! It takes just over 1.5 hours to sail each way leisurely.

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How To Get To South Sea Sailing

The South Sea Sailing catamaran, known as Sabre, departs from Denarau Port like all the other island day trips.

As mentioned above, South Sea Sailing provides complimentary return coach transfers to most hotels within the Denarau and Nadi area all the way down to Natadola and The Coral Coast!

Many other companies operating out of Port Denarau don’t provide complimentary transfers all the way down to The Coral Coast, so it’s really great South Sea Cruises (the company who un South Sea Sailing) do as it just makes your day easier!

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Resorts In Denarau:

Nearby resorts in Denarau that are convenient to stay in for your South Sea Sailing trip are:

Sofitel Fiji Resort , Radisson Blu Resort and Sheraton Fiji .

Hostels In Wailoaloa:

If you are looking for more budget accommodation, head to nearby Wailoaloa. Not only does Wailoaloa Beach have a great vibe, but you’ll meet lots of locals here – plus there are hostel dorms so perfect for backpackers!

Check out Smugglers Cove , Bluewater Lodge &  Bamboo Backpackers .

What Is Included On The South Sea Sailing Day Trip?

The moment you get onboard South Sea Sailing, you’ll have a mimosa cocktail in hand. What better way to start the day!

Complimentary soft drinks are available for the entire day, plus over lunch there is an open bar for 2 hours whilst the boat is anchored at the sand bank where you can get wine and local beers for free!

Outside of those two hours you can purchase alcoholic drinks. Cocktails are available to purchase all day – they all looked very impressive and tasted yummy!

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Morning tea and a buffet lunch are included on the South Sea Sailing trip. The food onboard was delicious and there was plenty of it. I really loved how healthy yet filling the lunch was!

Snorkelling gear and paddle boards are available to use free of charge!

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When Is The Best Time To Go On The South Sea Sailing Trip?

The tides in Fiji vary quite a lot and really make a different to the landscape. During high tides, most sand cays in Fiji are submerged under the water (which is pretty cool)!

Only during mid to low tide do some of them become exposed.

Regardless of whether the tide is high or low, excursions of course go ahead each day.

If you specifically want to visit Malolo Sand Cay when it is possible to put the deck chairs and sun umbrellas up, you’ll need to visit at mid to low tide (when the tide is going down) or at low tide.

It’s not possible to put the deck chairs and sun umbrellas up during high tide or when the tide is coming up as they would get washed away!

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I use the Tide Forecast website – with location set as ‘Lautoka’ so I can work out in advance what times high and low tide are on any given day. Tide times change by roughly an hour each day so tide timings are therefore different every day. 

As South Sea Sailing stay at the Malolo Sandbar from roughly 12-3pm, you’ll want to plan your trip for when low tide is in the early afternoon.

Mid to low tide, or low tide, is the perfect time to visit the Malolo Sand Bar. However whatever the tide is doing and whether the Malolo sandbank is exposed or not – you’re bound to have a great time!

We were lucky to visit at both high and low tide. Low tide was great as the beach umbrellas were up, but visiting at high tide was also really fun as you got to stand and chill on the sandbar with the water coming up to your hips!

We used the paddle boards as a table to put our beers on, and saw so many sand-coloured starfish on the sandbank!

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I don’t want to place too much importance on the tides as it’s not always practical to work around them, plus it shouldn’t really take away from the whole experience.

I visited South Sea Sailing once during low tide and once during high tide and had a great time both times!

What Kind Of People Go On The South Sea Sailing Day Trip?

On both trips there were a real variety of people onboard, from groups of friends to young couples, older couples and some families visiting Fiji with older children.

The staff onboard South Sea Sailing are so lovely and relaxed, so there is a great laid-back vibe on the boat.

Everyone on the boat seemed up for having a great time, and the staff managed to get all the passengers up and dancing on the journey back to Denarau!

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What Should I Bring On The South Sea Sailing Trip?

The essentials such as swimsuit, towel, suncream, a hat, and some cash or credit/debit card for any additional drinks.

It’s definitely wise to arrive with your swimwear on underneath your clothes, so you can get straight in the water once the boat reaches the sandbar!

There’s also only one female toilet and one male toilet, so it’s just easier to arrive in your swimsuit to avoid creating a big queue to get changed in the toilets!   

How Much Is South Sea Sailing Day Trip?

The South Sea Sailing day trip costs $239 FJD for adults and $179 FJD for children aged 10-15 years. The South Sea Sailing day trip isn’t suitable for Under 10’s.

What Amenities Are There At South Sea Sailing?

Toilets and an outdoor shower are onboard – perfect so you can wash the salt water off you before the ride back!

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Is South Sea Sailing Fiji Day Trip Worth It?

We did the South Sea Sailing trip twice during our 3 months in Fiji, that’s how much we loved it! It was a really fun day and everyone onboard seemed to have a great time.

I would say South Sea Sailing is definitely one day trip in Fiji that is worth doing whilst you are in Fiji!

Of course you’ll want to get some great photos at Malamala Beach Club and upload them to your Instagram, so why not check out these Instagram quotes & captions!

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Looking for more day trips from Denarau? Check out:

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All pictures in this article are taken by Dronecean & 24 Hours Layover and may not be used without our prior permission.

This post is sponsored by South Sea Sailing. All views however are my own.

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Catrina

Catrina McGrail is a Travel Writer and ex-Flight Attendant based in Sydney, Australia. She has visited 85 countries and lived in several – including Italy, Australia, United Arab Emirates and England. Her work has been featured in a variety of popular travel publications including Fodors, Escape, Australian Traveller and Bear Grylls, as well as several international aviation and travel companies. She only writes about places she has personally visited, and aims to give real, honest advice to help her readers.

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What can be learned from these 4 major accidents at sea?

Rachael Sprot

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  • July 17, 2024

Accident reports make sobering reading, but if we want to sail downwind safely, then it pays to learn from gybes gone wrong, says Rachael Sprot

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There are few incidents on board more destructive than a crash gybe. The power unleashed when the wind catches the wrong side of the mainsail is hard to overstate, and the speed with which it occurs makes evasive action impossible in the moment.

There have been several tragic accidents involving crash gybes in the last 20 years which have been analysed by the MAIB and other authorities and the reports are sobering to read.

Studying accident reports is standard practice in aviation, but it’s less common for sailors to study them. They are, however, an important resource for understanding the risks of being on the water, and how accidents happen and absorbing the findings can make us all better skippers. The MAIB’s remit is to analyse the causes of each incident without apportioning blame.

We’ve probably all had an unexpected gybe at some point, though not with such devastating consequences. So rather than hope we’re immune to the same errors, perhaps it’s safer to assume we’re not and take a closer look at the reports to identify common themes, and how to stay safe downwind.

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Liquid Vortex was racing when an accidental gybe caused serious injury to the helm

Case study 1 – Liquid Vortex, 2011

In 2011 Beneteau 40.7, Liquid Vortex, was competing in the Myth of Malham Race when a crash gybe seriously injured one crew member. The race starts in the Solent and heads west, rounding the Eddystone lighthouse before finishing back in the Solent.

The boat was running downwind on the return leg in a West Force 6 when her spinnaker tore. The damaged sail was lowered, and the heavyweight spinnaker was prepared, but became wrapped during the hoist. The headsail wasn’t set at the time, and there was no preventer rigged.

The first mate went forward to resolve the issue while the skipper remained in the cockpit but struggled to sort out the wrap. Communication between the cockpit and foredeck was difficult over the noise of the flogging sail. Frustrated with how long the process was taking, the skipper decided to go forwards himself.

He left an inexperienced crew member on the helm, instructing her to steer 040°, which was approximately a beam reach. He’d noticed an approaching fishing boat, but didn’t think it would be a problem. However, the helm and another crew member in the cockpit became increasingly concerned with their converging courses and asked the skipper for instructions. He shouted back to pass ahead of it, gestured to port, and told them not to gybe but the helm turned to starboard instead and gybed unexpectedly.

The traveller on the First 40.7 is just in front of the helm and during the gybe the mainsheet swung aft, striking the helm and knocking her to the cockpit floor, where she lay unresponsive. Another crew member took over the wheel and unintentionally gybed back again. A Mayday was issued and the casualty was evacuated by helicopter, during which the winchman fell overboard and had to be picked up by hi-line from the sea.

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The injured crew was moved from behind the wheel to the main cockpit prior to medevac. Photo: Dorset Media Service

MAIB analysis

The report concludes that: ‘Communication between the skipper on the foredeck and the helmswoman in the cockpit was difficult’ and that ‘the helmswoman’s uncertainty about the action the skipper wanted her to take could have been avoided had the skipper remained in, or returned to, the cockpit until the fishing vessel had passed and was clear.’

The MAIB report also found that the skipper was competitive and ‘drove his boat and his crew hard’. Given the presence of novice crew, many of whom were suffering from lack of sleep and seasickness, as well as relatively demanding conditions, ‘a more cautious and encouraging approach was warranted’, the MAIB report said.

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CV21 suffered a fatal accidental gybe. Photo: onEdition 2015

Case study 2 – CV21

During the first leg of the 2015 Clipper Round the World Race, CV21, one of a fleet of 12 identical Clipper 70s, suffered a fatal crash gybe 120 miles west of Portugal.

In the lead up to the incident, the boat was on a broad reach with NNE winds of 20 knots and a moderate sea state. They had the full mainsail, Yankee 1 and preventer rigged. The watches changed at 2200 and, according to the report, the oncoming watch leader commented that the boat seemed a ‘bit lively’. The off-going watch leader ‘disagreed and stated that there had been no problem running downwind during his watch’.

By 2330 the wind had increased and was gusting 30 knots. One of the most novice helms was at the wheel. The watch leader and skipper (who was below) agreed to put in a reef. At this point the watch leader left the helm station where he’d been supervising the steering, and crossed over the traveller, which is just forward of the helm, to brief the crew. He remained clipped on aft of the traveller, but was sitting forwards of it in an area which was known as a danger zone when the boat gybed without warning.

The report states that: ‘The helmsman was unable to regain control of the yacht’s heading before a second gybe returned the boom back to port’ and ‘a crew member saw that the boom preventer was flying free’. After the double gybe the watch leader was found lying motionless in the cockpit lying across the traveller and tragically never regained consciousness. The vessel diverted to Portugal and a postmortem revealed that he had died from a broken neck.

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The MAIB analysis stated that prior to the incident, ‘the apparent wind speed of 15.7 knots was approaching the 16-knots limit recommended by the sailmaker for the Yankee 1 headsail. As the wind speed continued to increase, the helmsman found it increasingly difficult to maintain the yacht’s heading, occasionally veering up to 50° off course.’ They stated that ‘it would have been wise for… [the watch leader]… to replace the helmsman with a more experienced crew member’, but that his ‘decision to reef… was timely.’

Of the watch leader’s position close to the traveller they found that the race training and safety briefs had covered this hazard in detail and it was not known why the watch leader was there. They suggested that perhaps ‘he was preoccupied considering the reefing evolution and the pre-reefing brief he was about to give his team, and so forgot about the zone.’ The skipper did not come on deck for the reef briefing, and whilst this decision was ‘understandable… it resulted in the deck being left unsupervised by him at a time of heightened risk’.

On the failure of the preventer, subsequent tests discovered that it had parted at a partial splice of the Dyneema strop on the foredeck, ‘which might have been exacerbated by uneven loading of the splice, resulting in fewer fibres bearing the load’. They also found that ‘The manufacturer’s data sheet for the D2 Racing rope supplied to the Clipper 70s did not contain information on the loss of strength caused by splices, hitches or knots,’ and that ‘wider promulgation of the limitations of HMPE [known as Dyneema] rope would be beneficial’ for the industry.

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Buccaneer of Upnor, an Elan 333 similar to the one pictured here, was on passage from Weymouth to Poole when a broach was followed by an uncontrolled gybe

Case study 3 – Buccaneer of Upnor

It isn’t always downwind sailing where crash gybes occur. According to an MAIB accident summary of an incident in August 2007, the Elan 333 Buccaneer of Upnor was en route from Weymouth to Poole when she crash-gybed off St Alban’s Ledge from a beam reach. The conditions were Northerly, Force 5-6, gusting Force 7.

According to the MAIB’s accident summary, the skipper had been supervising a novice helm for an hour on a close-reach course. Despite having two reefs and the No. 1 jib set, ‘the helmsman experienced difficulty in keeping the boat on the course, and the mate had to frequently “spill” wind from the overpowered sail by slackening the mainsheet’, the summary states.

When she needed to go below, the skipper instructed the helm to change course to a beam reach, which took them slightly further off St Alban’s Head and the mate remained on deck. Whilst she was below a gust struck and the boat broached. The novice helm put on full rudder to counter it. ‘After a short time,’ the report continues, ‘the gust subsided, but, with the helm still hard over the yacht quickly came round to starboard and continued into a rapid and uncontrolled gybe.’

The traveller on the Elan 333 is at the front of the cockpit, just aft of the companionway. During the gybe the mate, who had been sitting just behind the traveller, was caught in the slack mainsheet and thrown against the coach roof and fatally injured. He was evacuated by helicopter, but died the next day.

The MAIB advised the skipper of the need to ‘comprehensively assess the capabilities of each crew member to competently undertake specific tasks in the prevailing weather conditions, particularly when the skipper is absent from the deck.’

They also said that the skipper should ‘ensure that when transferring temporary charge of the deck and navigation that the passage plan is properly understood and adequate precautions are taken to supervise inexperienced crew and maintain overall control of the deck.’

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Platino’s crew await rescue after the uncontrolled boom brought down the rig

Case study 4 – Platino

Based on Maritime New Zealand report Platino, a privately owned 66ft sloop built in 1997, had undergone a major refit in 2015. After three months of cruising in New Zealand, the two owners and three additional crew set off on a passage to Fiji, over 1,000 miles away. One of the owners, referred to as the skipper in the report, had 60-70,000 miles of experience and the other crew were all seasoned offshore sailors.

The passage started in light winds, but by day three they had 30-35 knots from the south with a confused sea. Fiji lies almost due north of Auckland, so they came onto a broad reach, set the preventer, reduced sail and the autohelm was performing well in the conditions. Suddenly, the boat crash-gybed with the boom following through, before crash gybing back again. The boat was out of control and preventer had failed.

The helm station was aft of the centre cockpit and the traveller lying between the two. No one was by the helm at the time of the incident, but it’s thought that one of the crew members was trying to reach it when the second gybe occurred. He seems to have been thrown to the side deck by the mainsheet and probably died instantly from his injuries.

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Three remaining crew were rescued from Platino by the container ship Southern Lily. Photo: Maritime NZ

Worsening situation

The traveller failed, leaving the boom completely unrestrained, with the mainsheet and traveller car still attached. The report stated: ‘The motion of the boom was now only restricted by the boom hitting the shrouds on either side of the mast.’ The rest of the crew were then called on deck.

‘Soon after arriving on deck,’ the report continues, ‘the first crewmember to arrive called out to the skipper to duck, which she did before glimpsing something going overboard on the port side. The skipper then saw the crewmember in the water some distance from the yacht with his arm raised as the yacht continued on out of control.’ Tragically, the crew member who was overboard was never recovered.

One of the owners made it to the helm station but struggled to gain control of the yacht. He just managed to hold the boat head to wind for long enough to furl most of the mainsail. The mainsheet and traveller car, which were still attached to the 678kg boom and mainsail, were described as ‘acting like a wrecking ball’, smashing the helm console which included the hydraulic furling controls before the mainsail could be completely stowed. The cockpit table and bimini were also ripped off, and wheel bent, which made it more difficult to regain control of the yacht.

The crew were unable to secure the boom and were convinced that its motion would bring down the rig, which it did several hours later. The three survivors were rescued the following afternoon, more than 24 hours after the incident.

The yacht was later recovered and investigations revealed that the header tank for the hydraulic fluid on the rudder drive unit was almost empty, and a slow leak was the likely cause of the steerage problem which had initiated the gybes.

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The padeye sheared off and the line itself parted

The investigations also discovered that the preventer had failed in two places: the line parted, and the deck fitting that it was attached to had sheared off. On the failure of the mainsheet traveller, the report concluded that the design and installation of the traveller system exceeded the recommended specifications, but that ‘it would be unreasonable to expect that the traveller arrangement would definitely hold when subjected to one or more completely uncontrolled gybes’.

Platino accident report

Whilst the loads on a 60-footer are exponentially larger than those on a 40-footer, the Platino report gives valuable insight into the technicalities of preventer design. It explains that the angle between the preventer and the boom is the key to reducing the load on the preventer.

Hypothetically, if you could rig a preventer at 90° to the boom, this would mean that the load on the preventer would be equal to that of the force acting on the boom (a 1:1 ratio).

However, it’s not possible to rig a preventer at this angle, and the best that could have been achieved on Platino was a 27° angle if the preventer had been rigged to the bow. This would increase the load on the preventer by a factor of 2.4. Platino’s preventer had not been rigged to the bow, but to a block on the toe rail just aft of the shrouds. The angle between the preventer and the boom was only 6° which increased the load on the preventer by a factor of 10.

A computer simulation found that static loads on the preventer, when rigged to the bow in 35 knots of wind, would have been 1,100kg. Rigged as it was, this was increased to 4,600kg. With an additional 10 knots of wind, so 45 knots, these loads would increase to 1,700kg and 7,000kg respectively. Whilst the figures derived from a computer simulation may not represent all the real-world factors such as shock-loading, and the downward angle from boom to deck, they do explain why it’s important to take your preventer line as far forward as possible.

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Preventer arrangement aboard the yacht Platino

Platino’s preventer consisted of two parts: a pennant attached to a strong point on the boom, and a long extending line. It was the extending line which parted. Whilst the pennant was specifically for use as a preventer, the extending line was an old line which had been re-purposed. Even new, it would have been considerably weaker than then pennant. The pennant and the extending line were connected using bowlines. This is identified as the likely point of failure – a bowline can reduce the strength of a line by up to 70%.

Platino’s preventer also failed on the deck fitting. The bolts holding the padeye for the block onto the toe rail sheared off. The report found that this padeye had not been intended to be part of the preventer system and was not strong enough for this purpose.

The report also included figures from Harken, showing that a block deflecting a line by 30º will experience 52% of the force on the line, while at 60º this is 100% (the same load) and at 180º this is 200%, or double the load. With Platino’s preventer rigged to the shrouds, this would increase the load on the deck fitting and block to nearly 9 tonnes.

Lessons learned from accidents at sea

These reports make detailed investigations into the causes of each accident and are well worth reading. Each incident is different, and there are a combination of factors including interactions between crew members, the weather, and unforeseen gear failure which contribute to each one. As well as the individual conclusions drawn in the reports there are some lessons we can draw from looking at the incidents as a whole.

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On most cruising yachts, the boom is high enough not to be a major hazard, compared to the falls of the mainsheet during a gybe. Photo: Rachael Sprot

1 Mainsheet hazard

It’s a misconception that the boom is the main hazard of downwind sailing. Whilst being struck by the boom during a crash gybe on a yacht would probably be fatal, on most modern cruisers it’s well above head height.

It is the metres of slack in the mainsheet which is more likely to injure people. This is not always appreciated by novice crew, who may position themselves near the traveller, not realising the potential for the mainsheet to swing through this area. Crew need to keep clear of the danger zone, and crew can assist each other by speaking out when someone is in an unsafe position. Identifying a safe line, such as forward of the primary winches, makes it easier for crew to follow.

2 Helm experience

In the first three incidents the helmsperson was inexperienced. Downwind sailing, especially with any kind of wave or swell conditions, is challenging and novice sailors cannot be left unattended.

Even an experienced helm may struggle on a new boat, or in new environments, such as making the transition to ocean sailing.

If in doubt, the sail plan and course can be adjusted to better match crew competence.

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Performance orientated yachts, such as this Beneteau First 40.7 similar to Liquid Vortex, have the mainsheet on a full-width traveller just ahead of the mainsheet. Photo: Yachting World

3 Cockpit layout

It’s noticeable that none of these incidents occurred on a yacht with a coachroof-mounted mainsheet. The location of the traveller in or aft of the cockpit considerably increases the risk of an injury to crew in the event of a crash gybe. Many modern yachts used in charter fleets and sailing schools now have such centre mainsheets.

However, many performance cruisers, racing yachts and older boats often don’t, and extreme vigilance is required when sailing them. Sailors who have predominantly sailed yachts with centre-mainsheet yachts may not be so familiar with the risks of the traveller and mainsheet, and will need additional briefings.

4 Distraction

In the case of Liquid Vortex and CV21, there was activity going on outside the cockpit: attempting to unwrap the spinnaker in the case of Liquid Vortex, and the pre-reef briefing in the case of CV21.

Whilst helm distraction is not explicitly mentioned in either report, in my experience any other event occurring on deck can draw the helm’s attention away from the task in hand and needs to be recognised as a risk factor. Autopilots won’t get distracted, but they may also struggle in strong winds or large sea states.

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Angles of deflection around turning blocks

5 Double gybe

In three of these incidents there was more than one gybe reported. In the immediate shock of a crash gybe the helm may not have regained control of the vessel, or they may instinctively return to the original course. Whatever the reason, the risk of a second crash gybe needs to be recognised by those on deck. If there’s a preventer on, and it holds, then quickly gybing back again is the best way to recover the situation.

During a crash gybe where the boom follows through it is much safer to stabilise the boat on the new gybe whilst checking for injuries and damage before attempting a controlled gybe back again.

6 Sail plan

Winds over Force 5 were present in all of the accidents. CV21 was making 11 knots SOG prior to the accident, so the apparent wind would have been much less than the true wind. Whilst this it isn’t mentioned in the reports, the difference between true and apparent wind can lull us into a false sense of security.

Reefing early and reducing the power of the mainsail reduces the loads on the preventer in the case of a crash gybe and gives it the best chance of working. Dropping the main entirely and running under headsail alone is an option which is often favoured by short-handed, novice or cruising crews.

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Being over-powered is one of the most likely causes of either a broach or an accidental gybe. Photo: David Harding

7 Being over-powered

Being over-powered is also a risk factor for losing control of the boat. If the boat is continually broaching, a novice helm will often over-steer. As was the case in the incident aboard Buccaneer of Upnor, when a gust subsides and the vessel starts to respond to the rudder, the helm needs to straighten up quickly.

In gusty conditions an extra reef may slow the boat down in the lulls, but it should mean that things are more controlled in the gusts.

8 Early warning signs

Train your crew to recognise the early warning signs of a crash gybe: the helm feeling lighter; the vessel coming upright and perhaps heeling the wrong way; and the headsail collapsing. Let them know the safe way to turn when in doubt. Turning into the wind too much is noisy and annoying, but turning away from the wind too much is dangerous. Let them err on the side of caution and if they can’t safely sail the course you want, then change the helm, the sail plan, or the route.

9 Dropping the mainsail downwind

Whilst dropping the mainsail to eliminate the consequences of a crash gybe is a good idea, it’s difficult once a large following sea has developed, and these are the exact conditions under which you would want to drop it in. Rounding up enough to drop the mainsail could be dangerous in certain conditions. Coming up onto a beam reach with the headsail sheeted in hard might be enough to back-wind the mainsail and push it off the shrouds, but the sea state might not allow this.

Dropping the mainsail downwind is possible on smaller yachts, but you need to physically drag the luff down as the sail will press against the shrouds. On larger yachts it’s extremely difficult to do unless you have downhauls ready-rigged on the reefing points. So it might be that on longer offshore passages you’re committed to having the mainsail up.

Rules to remember

  • Brief the crew on the hazard of the mainsheet and traveller
  • Use experienced helms during any manoeuvre, including the briefing
  • Identify and enforce ‘Danger Zone’
  • Supervise novice helms
  • Sail safer angles (such as 120° instead of 150° apparent) when other activities are taking place
  • Reef early even though the apparent wind strength may be low
  • Drop the mainsail and proceed under headsail alone
  • Set a preventer with strong lines and well-thought-through layout

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Solution was a 50-foot sloop, designed by K. Aage Nielsen and built by Paul Luke of East Boothbay, Maine, in 1963. She was expertly designed and solidly constructed for racing offshore in the North Atlantic, with 2 x 2 laminated 8 ply white oak frames, double planking of 7/8 mahogany over 3/8 cedar, bronze floor timbers and reinforcing members, and a plywood deck with fiberglass sheathing.

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There is nothing quite as magical — or romantic — as a cruise on a sailing ship.

To stand on the deck of a vessel topped with dozens of billowing sails, propelled through the waves by the power of the wind alone, is to go back in time to an earlier age of travel, when crossing the world's oceans was as adventurous as it was challenging.

It's an experience that's all about the feeling of the wind in your hair, the lean of the vessel (known as the heel) as it's pushed by the wind and the sway from the waves (which is actually smoother than what you get on a motor ship).

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In contrast to what you'll find on so many motor-powered ships, cruising on a masted ship is about the simple thrill of traveling across the sea and not about all the many attractions you'll find on board.

Only a handful of small cruise brands — so small that you might never have heard of them — offer trips on sailing ships. Here, we look at the three biggest players in this niche subset of the cruise industry.

Sea Cloud Cruises

If it's an authentic, old-style sailing experience you want, then Sea Cloud Cruises is the line for you. The Germany-based company operates three large sailing ships where the sails are unfurled by hand, just as they were on sailing ships centuries ago.

On the biggest of these three vessels, the 136-passenger Sea Cloud Spirit , 18 deckhands scurry high into the rigging on sea days to manually untie and prepare the sails, an amazing sight. Unveiled in 2021 , it's a full-rigged, three-masted sailing ship of the sort that hasn't been common on the world's oceans for more than a century.

Related: Why Sea Cloud Spirit is a sailing vessel you'll want to try

Sea Cloud Cruises' two other vessels — Sea Cloud 2 and Sea Cloud — are smaller but offer a similar show as the sails are set by hand the old-fashioned way. The former is a 23-year-old, three-masted barque propelled by 23 sails (five fewer than Sea Cloud Spirit); the latter is a 93-year-old, four-masted barque with 30 sails and a storied past.

Now configured to carry 64 paying passengers, Sea Cloud was originally the private yacht of Postum Cereals heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post and her husband, the famed financier E. F. Hutton. At the time, the vessel was the largest private yacht in the world. It later served the U.S. Navy as a weather ship during World War II, after which it became the presidential yacht for the Dominican Republic. It only began sailing as a cruise vessel in the 1980s.

If you have money to spare, you can still book Post's opulent private quarters on Sea Cloud, now its owner's suite. It'll set you back around $5,000 per day per couple. Her husband's slightly smaller quarters are also available to book at a similar rate.

Post, the wealthiest woman in the U.S. during her lifetime, notably also built Mar-a-Lago, the massive estate in Florida that is now the official residence of Donald Trump.

Sea Cloud Cruises is the most all-inclusive and upscale of the three brands listed in this story, with pricing to match. Expect to pay nearly $1,000 per person per day or more for many sailings.

Sea Cloud Cruises' three vessels offer a diverse array of sailings in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Canary Islands and Morocco, the Caribbean or along the west coast of Central America.

Related: Cruising Costa Rica, Panama with Sea Cloud Cruises

Windstar Cruises

Founded in the 1980s, Windstar Cruises got its start as a sailing ship line. While it now operates traditional motor-powered ships, too, voyages on sailing ships are still a big part of its business.

Three of the Seattle-based brand's six vessels — Wind Spirit, Wind Star and Wind Surf — are sailing vessels, and they all offer a similar yacht-like, small-ship experience.

Two of the three vessels (Wind Spirit and Wind Star) are particularly intimate, measuring 5,407 tons and carrying just 148 passengers with every berth full.

Related: The 2 types of Windstar ships, explained

The line's third sailing vessel, Wind Surf, is nearly three times the size at 14,745 tons. It's one of the biggest sailing ships in the world (only a sister vessel that sails for Club Med is bigger). Wind Surf carries 342 people, an enormous number for a sailing ship.

Unlike on the vessels operated by Sea Cloud, the sails on Windstar's sailing ships aren't unfurled by hand in the old-fashioned way but by the push of a button from the bridge. It's a fully automated system that is much more modern, if less dramatic.

Still, the experience of slicing through the waves by the power of the wind alone on Windstar ships is as glorious and romantic as it is on the Sea Cloud ships.

Windstar Cruises is less all-inclusive and pricey than Sea Cloud but still offers a relatively upscale experience. Its dining program is done in partnership with the food-focused James Beard Foundation, which also brings James Beard Award-winning chefs to the ships regularly for food-themed itineraries.

For an extra $89 per person per day, passengers can also make the experience more all-inclusive with included Wi-Fi, unlimited beer, wine and cocktails, and gratuities (three things that aren't included in regular fares).

The line's three vessels typically spend nearly all of their time sailing in the Mediterranean, the Caribbean or along the west coast of Central America.

Related: Read more about Windstar's itineraries

Star Clippers

Like Sea Cloud and Windstar, Star Clippers operates three sailing vessels that are among the biggest and most elegant sailing vessels in the world.

The belle of the ball at the line is Royal Clipper, a stunning five-masted ship that is billed as the largest square-rigged ship in the world. Its enormous array of 42 sails has a sail area of 56,000 square feet — significantly more than the sails atop any of the Sea Cloud or Windstar vessels. (Only Sea Cloud Spirit comes relatively close with a sail area of 44,100 square feet spread across 28 sails.)

Built to resemble Preussen, a legendary tall ship of the 19th century, the 24-year-old Royal Clipper shares the spotlight at Star Clippers with two smaller sister vessels, Star Flyer and Star Clipper.

Carrying 166 passengers apiece, the smaller vessels were designed to resemble the speedy clipper ships of the 19th century, which were known for their narrow profile and large sail area. Each vessel has a sail area of 36,000 square feet spread across 16 sails, a large amount for the size.

When it comes to the setting of sails, Star Clippers vessels offer a level of old-style authenticity that is in between the ships of Sea Cloud and Windstar. Like on Sea Cloud vessels, the sails are pulled into position by a team of deckhands using hand power and winches to tighten the "sheets," or ropes.

Unlike on Sea Cloud vessels, the deck hands don't climb high into the rigging to untie and prepare the sails for winching. That part is done automatically at the push of a button from the bridge, as it is on Windstar vessels.

In one key difference, though, Star Clippers lets passengers harness up and climb into the crow's nest of its vessels — a thrilling experience. Just be prepared for your knees to go a bit wobbly as you get to the top; it's way up there.

Star Clippers sailings are the most affordable option among the three sailing brands, in part because the onboard experience is less all-inclusive and upscale.

The three Star Clippers vessels mostly operate sailings in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands, the Caribbean and along the west coast of Central America.

Bottom line

It's still possible to get a taste of what traveling the world's oceans was like in the days before motor power. Three small cruise companies — Sea Cloud Cruises, Windstar Cruises and Star Clippers — offer voyages on large sailing ships that are as majestic as anything that has sailed the seas in centuries past.

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Editorial disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airline or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

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China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy Shandong Carrier Strike Group is now operating in the Philippine Sea, marking the first time this year that the aircraft carrier has deployed outside of the South China Sea. The last deployment to the Philippine Sea was in October and November of last year. A joint PLAN-Russian Navy patrol is also currently operating in the Philippine Sea, while Russia also dispatched two corvettes on Monday for an Indo-Pacific deployment.

On Tuesday, carrier CNS Shandong (17), cruiser CNS Yan’an (106), destroyer CNS Guilin (164) and frigate CNS Yuncheng (571) were sighted sailing in an area 323 miles southeast of Miyako Island, according to a news release from Japan’s Joint Staff Office.

Shandong was also observed conducting flight operations with its fighter aircraft and helicopters, according to the release. Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Akebono (DD-108) monitored Shandong and Japan Air Self-Defense Force fighter aircraft scrambled in response to the carrier’s fighter launches, according to the JSO relwase.

Shandong previously sailed within 230 miles of Luzon on June 26 before moving back to the waters near Hainan Island and subsequently conducting drills with other PLAN ships in the South China Sea.

The Shandong CSG deployed to the western Pacific three times last year. Its initial deployment was in April, when it operated for 19 days in the Philippine Sea, followed by a five-day deployment in the Philippine Sea in September. The third deployment to the Philippine Sea lasted 12 days in October and November.

The joint PLAN-Russian Navy patrol featuring Russian Navy corvette RFS Sovershenny (333) and PLAN destroyer CNS Yinchuan (175), frigate CNS Hengshui (572) and fleet oiler CNS Weishanhu ( 887) is also operating in the Philippine Sea. The joint naval patrol included training in the Philippine Sea on inspecting suspicious vessels, according to a Tuesday release from the Russian Navy Pacific Fleet. The joint patrol is an annual event between the two navies that first began in 2021, though this year’s patrol appears to be scaled down from previous years’ patrols, which included ten ships or more from both navies.

Earlier on Monday, the Russian Navy Pacific Fleet announced that corvettes RFS Gromkiy (335) and RFS Rezkiy (343) left their homeport of Vladivostok to conduct a number of exercises, including searching for and destroying mock enemy submarines, in the Asia-Pacific region. The ships will also work on joint procedures for air defense and anti-sabotage defense at sea. Upon departure, the two corvettes also carried out training to repel unmanned aerial vehicle attacks, according to the release.

The release did not state which countries the two corvettes would visit and conduct exercises with, but on June 12, the Indonesian Navy issued a release stating that it was carrying out the final planning conference for the Indonesian Navy-Russian Navy bilateral exercise Orruda 2024. Indonesia said it would be the first-ever bilateral naval exercise between the two navies. The Russian Navy previously only drilled with the Indonesian Navy in multilateral naval exercises, including the Indonesian Navy-led Komodo series.

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Japan tracked the movements of the two Russian corvettes as they sailed past Japan, according to a Monday news release from the JSO. At 11 p.m. local time on Sunday, Gromkiy and Rezkiy were sighted sailing south in an area 37 miles northeast of Tsushima and on Monday sailed through the Tsushima Strait toward the East China Sea. Fast attack craft JS Shirataka (PG-829) and JMSDF P-1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft of Fleet Air Wing 4, based at Naval Air Facility Atsugi on the main island of Honshu, shadowed the Russian ships.

The JSO also issued a second release on Monday stating that on Saturday at 4 p.m. local time, Russian Navy surveillance ship Kareliya (535) was sighted sailing west in an area 99 miles east of Miyako Island and subsequently sailed north in the waters between Miyako Island and Okinawa to enter the East China Sea. Multi-purpose support ship JS Amakusa (AMS-4303) surveilled the Russian ship, according to the release.

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The helm station is located against the aft bulkhead and you will find a large sundeck on the deckhouse.

Come and experience exceptional moments of escape surrounded by a crew (skipper and hostess) who will show you sublime beaches, unique anchorages and local cuisine.

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  • Width : 8.60 m

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  • Largeur : 8.60 m
  • Tirant d'eau : 1.50 m
  • Surface voilure: 160 m²
  • Motorisation: 2 x 75 CV
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Star Voyage Antilles offers you complete peace of mind and without surprises. You can rent our Lagoon 52 catamaran as you wish with Bareboat yatch charter or with crew.

– The rental of the boat with its navigation and safety equipment, – Nautical guide, nautical charts, – Complete kitchen equipment. – The tender with outboard motor, – Bimini, GPS, pilot, navigation unit, MP3 radio, 220V socket, – Bedding (sheets, pillows, pillowcases, towels, tea towels), – Fins, masks, snorkels.

– Air transport and transfers – Cleaning (not compulsory except for one-ways) – Fuel – Other consumables at the start: HB gasoline, water and gas, – Food, and fresh food, – Border taxes – The deposit (Visa, Master or EuroCard only) – Options like transfer, skipper, kayak, SUP …

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Your driver will be waiting for you in the arrival hall of the airport and will take you to our office in the Marin Marina (distance 30km).

It takes around 2 hours from the moment of landing until arrival at our base.

Your skipper prepares and takes charge of your boat, catamaran or monohull of your choice.

He is responsible for navigation and takes care of customs procedures.

But above all, it makes you discover the best anchorages and places in the islands so that you can make the most of your vacation.

If you have made the choice for a hostess, hotel service on board is guaranteed. Before your arrival she can take care of the supply.

You can either participate in the preparation of the menus, or leave your choice to your hostess.

During the cruise, she mainly takes care of the cooking and can prepare Creole dishes with local products; fish, lobsters, etc.

Rental with or without a hostess, our services offer a personalized supply formula.

Provisioning with crew

You want the services of a hostess:

she can take care of all the preparations, you can participate in the development of menus, you have to tell us your food preferences.

We will establish for you an overall budget (on-board cash register) which covers:

– full board, – customs fees (“clearances”), – the consumables of the boat (fuel, fresh water, etc.), – any mooring costs.

this service is “all inclusive”.

Unmanned bunkering You do not want to contract a hostess :

– you organize your refueling you make your menus. – you have the possibility of ordering your supplies in advance with delivery on board your boat.

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– presence of several supermarkets (Champion and Leader Price at 3km, ED at 300m) Monday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. / Sunday and public holidays 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. – local market is open every day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. – a minibus service can take you there.

During the cruise with your skipper

– customs duties “clearances”, – expenditure on consumables for the boat (fuel, fresh water, etc.) – any mooring costs.

Money and cash

– it is desirable to have money in cash, – around 200 US $ for 8 people for 1 week.

Your vacation will be sporty.

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For more than 30 years, Star Voyage Antilles has been organizing your stay in Martinique aboard exceptional sailboats.

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Accessed by a door forward of the saloon, and with flush flooring, the vast forward cockpit offers a comfortable, inviting space for relaxation.  Upon entering each living space, you are greeted with a panoramic view.  Movement about the catamaran is fluid, without obstacles.

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Modular, spacious, and turned toward the exterior, the saloon is adaptable to suit all preferences.  Available in versions  with a galley or a bar, it benefits from abundant natural lighting, with large vertical windows.

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Specifications

  • Hull length 18,27 m / 59'11''
  • Length overall 19,77 m / 64'10''
  • Beam overall 9,87 m / 32'5''
  • Naval architect VPLP Design
  • Exterior design Patrick le Quément
  • Interior design Nauta Design
  • Water draft 1,65 m / 5'55''
  • Air draft 30 m / 98'5''
  • Light displacement (EEC) 34,6 T / 76,293 Lbs
  • Sails area upwind 222 m² / 2,389 sq. ft
  • Square top mainsail 143 m² / 1,539 sq. ft
  • Genoa 87 m² / 936 sq. ft.
  • Engine power 2 x 150 CV / HP YANMAR
  • Fuel tank capacity 1,300 L / 343 US Gal
  • Water tank capacity 960 L / 254 US Gal
  • Number of berths From 8 to 14
  • CE approval A : 14 / B : 14 / C : 20 / D : 20
  • Waterline length 18,18 m / 59'8''

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By the cabin sailing vacation in rangiroa.

Explore Tahiti’s Tuamotus archipelago on our Rangiroa Dream Cruise, which gives an expert six-day tour of this special atoll’s highlights. It’s one of the world’s largest atolls, where you will be surrounded by a huge turquoise lagoon. Taking you from Mahanahana to Tuamotu, you’ll experience beautiful motus with white-sand beaches, coconut plantations, coral reefs, unforgettable water sports, local crafts and beachcombing. Rangiroa’s clear waters are teeming with marine life and the area is a world-famous diving destination.

Relax in comfort in our standard double cabins, with private bathroom. Life on board is spacious with AC, but you’ll hardly want to be indoors when there’s so much wonder to see and enjoy outside.

Rangiroa

Board at 3pm and settle in. You’ll be served with lunch and a panoramic view as the crew sail 15 nautical miles to Onetere. Relax in the afternoon with snorkeling, taking out the kayak, strolling on sandy beaches and riding on the motu. The crew will serve dinner and you’ll spend the night at anchor.

Sables Rose

Sables Rose

At 8:30am, after the breakfast, you’ll sail two hours to Kauraufara, a small fishing village with its beaches made of shells. You’ll head to its coconut plantation and see how it uses copra. There’ll be the opportunity to buy local Tuamotu crafts before hopping back on board for a short 15-minute cruise to a coral garden for lunch.

In the afternoon, you can snorkel the coral garden and swim among the colorful fish. In the late afternoon, sail 30 minutes to reach the impressive Pink Sands Beach, also known as Sables Rose, made from crushed pink shells. Walk on the sandbanks and discover the easternmost part of Rangiroa. Dinner will be served in the evening and overnight at anchor.

Reef Island

Reef Island

After breakfast we will sail to Reef Island, making a captivating stop along the route for an exceptional snorkeling experience in a vibrant coral garden. After lunch we will navigate to the southern expanse of the Rangiroa lagoon, dropping anchor at Reef Island. Choose to indulge in an optional BBQ on a private motu, available for an additional charge, or opt for a delightful lunch served on board before immersing yourself in the wonders of Reef Island.

Engage in free diving amidst a stunning coral garden and partake in the serene activity of kayaking. As the day winds down, relish a delectable dinner, and spend a tranquil night anchored in this enchanting location.

Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon

Early morning, after breakfast, we will sail to the Blue Lagoon. This natural site is one of the most famous of Tuamotu. Enjoy snorkeling among tropical fish and corals. Return on board for lunch and after we will sail back to the Avatoru village. Mooring late afternoon. Swimming at the aquarium in front of the Tiputa pass and / or drift diving and dolphin watching at the pass. Dinner and overnight at anchor.

Disembark at the public pier at 8:00am.

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Catamaran Lagoon 620 - 6 + 2 cab. - DREAM MAUPITI

  • Length: 18.9
  • Width: 10.00
  • Draft: 1.55
  • Engine: 110

PRICE DETAILS

Price includes.

  • Accommodation in private air-conditioned (from 08.00 am to 10.00 pm) double cabin with private bathroom
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner)
  • 1 local cocktail every evening per guest (made from rhum, prosecco, etc...depending on destination // not personalized), fruit juices, sodas
  • Service of the crew : 2 persons (captain, hostess/cook)
  • 2 sets of linen, towels and beach towels per person/week
  • Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water)
  • Insurance for the yacht and the passengers
  • Water sports on board : snorkeling equipment, 2 paddles & 1 kayak tandem
  • (in case of availability issue the kayak tandem may be replaced by a single kayak)
  • Bedding, towels (beach towel included), Snorkelling gear (fins, masks, tubas), 2 paddles & 1 kayak tandem

Price does not include

  • Transfers airport or hotel – catamaran – airport or hotel (optional)
  • Beverages, soft and alcoholic beverages ( to be paid onboard per cash directly to the crew )
  • Internet wifi (vini travel card, to be paid on board directly to the crew)
  • Destination fee (mandatory) : payable in advance
  • Excursions (optional): 45€ per person
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Alcoholic drinks apart from those mentioned within the ‘Included’ section

“The boat was beautiful and the crew was awesome!”

Hello Grigory, Our trip was great! We weren't really sure what to expect since we had never chartered a cabin before..... It definitely exceeded our expectations! The boat was beautiful and the crew was awesome! Definitely some of the best food and snorkeling adventures of our trip! Thank You, Meredith and Brandon

Availability

Price / Person

15 July 2024

Rangiroa (Tahiti (French Polynesia))

4 Days / 3 Nights

19 July 2024

Only 1 cabin left

23 July 2024

27 July 2024

Only 3 cabins left

31 July 2024

from €1,001

04 August 2024

from €1,430

08 August 2024

from €1,072

12 August 2024

20 August 2024

24 August 2024

Only 2 cabins left

from €1,930

28 August 2024

from €1,544

13 September 2024

17 September 2024

21 September 2024

25 September 2024

from €1,900

29 September 2024

03 October 2024

from €1,830

15 October 2024

19 October 2024

from €1,760

23 October 2024

from €1,368

27 October 2024

from €1,710

12 November 2024

16 November 2024

from €1,305

20 November 2024

24 November 2024

28 November 2024

from €1,245

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This new 620 Lagoon offers 4 spacious queen-berth cabins with en-suites and a stylish, open airy salon with almost 360 degree views. The larger fly bridge completes the ensemble to create floating elegance, and utility. Stern pontoons with wide steps for easy access to and from the water and a deck shower to wash the salt away.

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Lagoon 43 catamaran

Details are starting to come out about the Lagoon 43, which is scheduled to make its debut in September at the Cannes Yachting Festival.

Lagoon 43 catamaran deck

This boat has naval architecture by VPLP Design, exteriors by Patrick le Quement, and interiors by Nauta Design. It’s a team that has produced a winning combination of elements on other models in the past.

Lagoon 43 catamaran

The Lagoon 43 is the third-smallest model in Lagoon’s lineup, intended for cruising couples or young families. Owners can order the Lagoon 43 in a three- or four-stateroom version that’s outfitted with between six and 13 berths—and the staterooms are larger than on previous models, meaning there’s room for families to grow or to welcome friends on board.

In the three-stateroom version, the entire starboard hull is an owners’ suite. In the four-stateroom version, that hull is split into two en suite staterooms. Either way, the owners’ berth is forward, in a location that’s undisturbed by engine noise for a good night’s rest.

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Another new element on this model is redesigned access via an extra aft entryway for each hull. The idea is to make it easier for people moving between the boat and the dock.

Lagoon 43 galley

The dining space can seat 12 people, making dinner parties on the hook a comfortable experience with a great view of the surroundings.

What are the key specs on the Lagoon 43? Length overall is 45 feet, 6 inches; beam is 25 feet, 2 inches; and draft is 4 feet, 5 inches.

Where to learn more: head over to www.catamarans-lagoon.com .

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Lagoon 42

LE TIGRE is a 42-foot catamaran that has been highly upgraded and is in better-than-new condition. It is a very popular choice for cruising and chartering and is known for its comfortable and spacious layout.

LE TIGRE has two large hulls, which provide a stable platform for sailing and a generous amount of interior space. The main deck features a spacious saloon with a large dining table, a galley with plenty of counter space, and a comfortable seating area. The aft deck is large and open, with plenty of space for sunbathing or lounging.…

Lagoon 52F (Caribbean)

Lagoon 52F

This 52-foot catamaran from the renowned Lagoon Bordeaux factory will suit a couple or family searching for a very solid boat with excellent performance and comfort. The Lagoon 52 is a model Lagoon’s design team perfected, with a strong reputation this model is extremely popular with cruisers and charter operations alike.

Matilda Mia underwent a full refit in 2019/20, new Yanmar Engines and sail drives, new mast and rigging, new water maker, new electronics suite amongst many other improvements make this Catamaran extremely well equipped and ready for Bluewater sailing.

The Lagoon 52 represents a new direction in big boats for this respected French catamaran builder.…

Lagoon 40 (Europe)

Lagoon 40

New! New! Outstanding price for an almost brand-new boat!

Available now or after charter season 2024!

Fully charter equipped Lagoon 40 with upgraded Yanmar engines, 4 cabin 4 head version.

Delivered in early 2024, transferred to Croatia where she’s now engaged with charters.

With its streamlined, innovative design and easy handling, this mini-maxi catamaran will carry you to the most distant locations on the planet in complete safety and enjoy every moment on the way.

The 40 is endowed with enhanced performance. The larger sail plan than other Lagoon models ensures a better sail surface/displacement ratio, making the 40 a fast and seaworthy boat.…

Lagoon 560 (Caribbean)

Lagoon 560

This stunning 2012 Lagoon 560 catamaran, CASCADIA 2, was crafted for the selective seafarer, offering the perfect blend of performance, comfort, and elegance. CASCADIA 2 can accommodate up to 10 guests in 5 spacious staterooms and is in turnkey condition for entertaining or charter. Step aboard to find an interior designed with premium materials, showing off a harmonious balance of comfort and style. Escape to a private stateroom, each equipped with plush bedding and en-suite facilities, ensuring a restful retreat after a day of sailing. Entertainment abounds on this Lagoon 560.…

Lagoon 52 F (Atlantic)

Lagoon 52 F

“Eclipse Chaser” is the highly desirable 4-cabin version of the Lagoon 52F. The saloon and galley are extremely spacious and has a larger primary cabin in the starboard aft hull. This Lagoon 52 is a cruising catamaran with a full raised flybridge yielding 360 degree views from the helm and an uncluttered aft cockpit.

With new trampolines, the forward area is the best place to enjoy a day’s sail and the beautiful evenings at anchor. The vessel is powered by twin diesel sail drives. The vessel has been used in charter, but only with a full-time captain and crew.…

Lagoon 380 S2 (Caribbean)

Lagoon 380 S2

This Is Me is a Lagoon 380 S2 owner’s version. She has the large windows in cabins with the larger owners cabin and shower. She is very well maintained and clean. Never chartered, 6 people can sit comfortably inside at table and outside table can seat 8.

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Recently we had a Volvo mechanic tell us he had never seen cleaner Volvo MD3040 engines. We just finished a 6 month sail staying out on anchor the entire time. She is fully self sustained she just needs wind and a little fuel.…

Lagoon 410 (Florida)

Lagoon 410

S/V Permanently Temporary is a 2002 410 Lagoon OWNER’S VERSION catamaran, for sale by owner. She comes with 3 staterooms and 2 heads. PORT HULL – V-Berth, Spectra Watermarker (under v-berth), storage, hanging locker. Electrical Control Panel, access to wiring and storage. Head with Jabseco manual head, sink and separate shower. Queen Stateroom with a hanging locker is aft. STARBOARD HULL – Full shower, sink, storage, large hanging locker, poo-poo tank, Raitian electric head, storage and space for washer. Hallway-large hanging locker, storage desk with bookshelves. Queen Berth, hanging locker, escape hatch.…

Lagoon 46 (Florida)

Lagoon 46

“Island Knights” is a luxurious 2021 Lagoon 46 4-cabin catamaran for sale all with en-suite heads and separate showers, complete with water maker, generator, a/c, Highfield RIB, etc Her owners are now upgrading and have enjoyed much owner usage and some light charter in the Caribbean.

The perfect combination of comfort, performance and style. With its spacious flat decks, flybridge, forward and aft cockpits, open plan living spaces throughout, ease of sailing with self-tacking jib, this boat offers the right balance of luxury and functionality, making it the ideal choice for long distance cruising or short trips with friends and family.…

Lagoon 410 (Panama)

Lagoon 410

Cast off your lines and go cruising in some of the world’s best cruising grounds with a well-designed Lagoon 410 catamaran for sale!

“Guiding Light” has been lovingly cared for, maintained and upgraded by the same owner for the last fourteen years. She is very well equipped for long range cruising, live aboard or charter. Her nearly new engines and sail drives have 1340 and 1343 hours respectively. Guiding Light is self sufficient and meets its power needs using solar power and has heavy duty alternators to provide redundant charging for the house and starting batteries.…

Lagoon 450 (Florida)

Lagoon 450

Stunning owner’s version 450, complete with hard top over helm. Always privately owned, never chartered. All electric winches, code zero rig and pole. Life raft. Folding props. Leather upholstery. Never been in a named storm. Water maker.

Replacing an icon is never easy, but when the Lagoon 450 replaced the 440, a new benchmark was created. The Lagoon 450 has taken several items ideas from its predecessor, enhanced them through owner feedback, and created a larger sail area for favorable cruising speeds.

The 450 flybridge version gives optimal visibility and access to sailing controls while providing easy access to the main cockpit and seating areas via twin stair wells.

Lagoon 39 (Chesapeake Bay)

Lagoon 39

2014 Lagoon Catamaran very desirable and highly sought after Owner’s Version 3 Cabin layout now available in Annapolis MD.

The Lagoon 39 marked the next generation for Lagoon catamarans. With a significant change to the rig and sail plan moving aft, the Lagoon 39 features a tall high aspect ration rig with full battened square top mainsail and self tacking headsail. Marry this to the all-new Code 0 sail with big overlap and ability to drive up to 65+/- degrees and you have one fantastic performing modern cruising cat.

The Lagoon 39 is an evolution in design with the stylish “visor” look, all black wrap around windows, and a look of forward motion even sitting at the dock.…

Lagoon 42 (Mexico Pacific)

Lagoon 42

S/V Korra is a 2018 Lagoon 42 catamaran, for sale by owner. Korra has been owned and actively maintained by a full-time cruising couple since 2020. She is a 3-cabin owner’s version and is extremely well outfitted for blue-water cruising.

Starting in Spain, the owners sailed across the Atlantic, through the Panama Canal and up the west coast of Mexico to her current destination in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

The boat has never been chartered and has been lovingly cared for and maintained. Korra comes with significant upgrades, spares, creature comforts and toys for an easy start to your new adventure.…

Lagoon 43 PC (Florida)

Lagoon 43 PC

With classic trawler lines and high bows to take the waves, Rendez-Vous is a 3cabin owner’s version catamaran for sale. The Port Yanmar Engine was replaced in 2017, she also features an Onan generator and A/C in all cabins and salon.

The Lagoon power 43 is a fuel efficient sea-kindly passage maker with keels protecting the props and tons of storage on deck and below. The exterior layout offers an aft/central covered cockpit, forward sun-cockpit, flybridge seating area under a canvas bimini and aft sun-loungers with plenty of places to enjoy the water views.…

Lagoon 410 S2 (Florida)

Lagoon 410 S2

“Ohana Nui” is a great example of the very popular Lagoon 410-S2 model. The Lagoon 410-S2 combines aesthetics and functionality into a wonderful cruising catamaran for a couple or family. Ohana Nui is fully optioned for comfortable full-time liveaboard with many upgrades to make her self sufficient. This design is optimized to be manageable for short-handed sailing.

The 410 features a comfortable salon with the Lagoon trademark “Pillbox Windows” which offer excellent all-around visibility. To port is the navigation station with instruments and radios. The oval-shaped table and generous seating at the settee are the focal points of the salon.…

Lagoon 380 (South Pacific)

Lagoon 380

LIMITED OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE IN TAHITI BEFORE OWNERS PLANNED DEPARTURE TO FIJI  For Sale: SV Te Kinga, formally SV Tangaroa 2004 Lagoon 380 Catamaran in Tahiti until early August OR Fiji from October. Discover the ultimate sailing location with this  2004 Lagoon 380 Catamaran, currently based in the stunning waters of Tahiti, French Polynesia. This vessel offers a unique opportunity to own a home in a piece of paradise, with the added benefit of tax paid, allowing you to stay indefinitely. Privately owned by three meticulous owners and never chartered, this catamaran is in excellent condition with regular engine servicing and log book.…

Lagoon 500 (Caribbean)

Lagoon 500

“SandStar” is a Lagoon 500 catamaran for sale operated and maintained by a professional team and has been chartered only with a full-time captain and crew. She is the desirable 4 cabin owners version layout, fully equipped from the factory. Fully kitted and ready to sail away!

The Lagoon 500 is a French sailboat that was designed by Van Peteghem/Lauriot-Prevost and first built in 2005. The design was built by Lagoon catamaran in France, from 2005 to 2012 and replaced in the company product line by the Lagoon 52 in 2011.…

Lagoon 42 (Florida)

Lagoon 42

S/V Drunken Cat is a 2018 Lagoon 42 Owner’s Version catamaran, for sale by owner.

Are you tired of boats just not measuring up to your expectations? Well look no further than this 42 Lagoon sailing catamaran. This 2018 Owners Version has it all and it all works! From bow to stern this vessel is turn key and blue water ready.

We are the second owners and have lived aboard Drunken Cat for 2 years.

We’ve outfitted her with a new lithium battery system, new water maker, new inverter, new Code 0, new electronics and many other upgrades to make sailing the Caribbean an enjoyable experience.…

Lagoon 440 (Pacific)

Lagoon 440

This late model Lagoon 440 Owner’s Version is one of the most continuously upgraded, continuously cruised, and continuously cared for Lagoon 440s on the market.

She was first owned by a fastidious Swiss dentist and his spouse who prepared her carefully and sailed her from Germany across the Atlantic, exploring the Caribbean, tranisting Panama, exploring the South Pacific, taking the Pacific Gyre over Hawaii to Alaska and then the Inside Passage to Washington State. She was exquisitely cared for then.

I sold her to a retiring Northwest doctor and his spouse who sailed her between Washington and Alaska exploring the intricacies of the Inside Passage for 5 years.…

Lagoon 400 (Florida)

Lagoon 400

Privately owned and never chartered.  Owner’s version with 3 cabins, 3 heads.   ICW friendly rig.  Many new items and upgrades.  No hurricane damage and duty paid.  Loaded with all major cruising equipment, A/C, new generator, cockpit enclosure, radar, tender, code zero sail, Iridium, AIS, solar, new SD 60 sail drives, all newer sails, pre-plumbed and wired for a water-maker.  Recent rig inspection. All new thru -hulls valves. 

The Lagoon 400, designed by Van Peteghem and Lauriot Prevost, features exceptional living space on deck and in the cockpit. She has a comfortable salon with a 360° view.…

Lagoon 42 (Europe)

Lagoon 42

Most sought after Lagoon 42 has all of the key features of today’s modern cruising cat a comfortable helm station that allows one person to work the lines while another one helms, cockpit is a traditionally comfortable and large sliding door between the saloon and cockpit that create one large loft kind of space once open. Arguably the most comfortable boat in class and this particular unit has all the bells and whistles one could order at the factory.

Helm station is wide enough to accommodate a couple, everything is so intuitive that she is great for solo handling as well.…

Lagoon 46 (Chesapeake Bay)

Lagoon 46

SV Indie Sky is an incredibly well equipped and well maintained 3-cabin owner version Lagoon 46 catamaran. She is turn-key, blue-water capable and the perfect home for a family seeking to become full-time liveaboards and cruise safely anywhere in the world.

The L46 flybridge is giant and enclosed, which creates the equivalent of a 3rd story on your floating home. Indie Sky has only had 2 owners and she has never been chartered. 

The Lagoon 46 has replaced the Lagoon 450. The latest boat from the Lagoon shipyard, a 46-foot catamaran whose 2020 model has the difficult task of replacing one of the best-sellers in the history of the yard, the much-loved Lagoon 450.…

Lagoon 440 Owner Version (Georgia)

Lagoon 440 Owner Version

Experience the Lagoon 440, a groundbreaking addition to the world of cruising multihulls. At the heart of this revolution is the flying bridge, a feature typically reserved for larger vessels – yet here it is on a boat less than 45 feet long.

The innovative ‘gull’s wing’ shape beneath the bridge deck sets the 440 apart, offering a unique blend of spacious accommodation, redesigned external living areas, and impressive performance for a cruising catamaran.

The Lagoon 440 was first introduced in 2004 at the Miami boat show and immediately received glowing accolades and became one of the builder’s best selling catamarans.…

Lagoon 500 (New England)

Lagoon 500

Privately owned, never chartered. Optimized for long-distance, comfortable cruising.

Layout: Owner’s version, 4 queen cabins, en-suite bathrooms with separate showers After six years of exploring the world, our kids have grown up and we are sadly saying goodbye to our cruising life. As we transition back to land life we are starting to share that Dafne is looking for new owners. We are available to deliver her and help with the transition. This Lagoon 500 (hull #97) was originally customized by a liveaboard, long-distance cruising family and sailed from France to Australia over 6 years as their children grew.…

Lagoon 37 TPI (Florida)

Lagoon 37 TPI

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S/V Jus Dreaming is a 1995 Lagoon 37 TPI Jeanneau Catamaran, Ready to cross the Atlantic. This boat is set up for a Full-time live Aboard couple with over $100,000.00 in upgrades. This is Not a project boat,  This boat has crossed the Atlantic twice and is rigged and ready to cross again.

The boat condition overall is at 85% of new condition. The Luxury items found on this boat are normally found on boats costing twice as much. The electric and water systems are built around the idea of unlimited Electricity and Unlimited Water.…

Lagoon 42

The 2022 Lagoon 42 Livin the Dream is an exceptionally cared for vessel and an extremely rare opportunity to own a near new vessel with extremely light use. This owner’s layout vessel is exceptionally equipped, extremely well maintained.

Extremely well equipped with Onan 13.5K 60hz +Cocoon Generator, 48,000 BTU of Cruisair AC and Heating, with watermaker, Solar and so much more.

This new member of the Lagoon family is a sleek, modern design. While retaining the main features of the latest generation of Lagoons, it shows us a new path. The elegant silhouette with new coach roof design emphasizes the powerful and dynamic nature of this new model.…

Lagoon 52F (Panama)

Lagoon 52F

S/V Cocoloco is a 2016 Lagoon 52F catamaran.

After 20 years experience as a Lagoon dealer, I made this catamaran perfect for sail and live on board. I removed many electronic complications such as Dometics, Yanmar electronic engines, electronic injectors, and electronic fuel pumps. They are now without electronics. Engine controls are mechanical, no more electronic Micro Commander.

After I repaired several boats with electronic damage for lightning or magnetic field, I saw that they remain in the sea without any possibility to start the engines, without electronics, with the need to be towed into port.…

Lagoon 450 F (Georgia)

Lagoon 450 F

“Ray” is a beautifully cared for 2016 Lagoon 450 F Owners Version located in beautiful Brunswick, GA and available for immediate sale with The Multihull Company.

This Lagoon 450 F features all the amenities that a liveaboard cruiser would want and is a true pack your bags and go catamaran.…

Lagoon 380 (Caribbean)

Lagoon 380

2011 Lagoon 380 Owners Version (2012 model, launched in mid 2011).

Phoenix is a beautiful example of a well maintained vessel. This is her second owner, the first sold her months after purchasing. Never Chartered, she is an owners version with the Starboard hull dedicated to the owners spacious cabin to the aft and a separate head and shower forward of that.

The 2 guest cabins as well as an additional head and shower are located in the port hull.

Many recent upgrades, new water maker, washing machine, roller furler, solar panel and controller to name a few.…

Lagoon 410 S2 (Panama)

Lagoon 410 S2

S/V SKINNY DIPPER is an updated, S-2 version of the ever-popular 2004 Lagoon 410 catamaran, for sale by owner. She has 4 state rooms, 4 heads, and 2 Yanmar diesel engines.

The Lagoon 410 is a 40’7” (12.37m) cruising catamaran designed by VPLP Design (France). They were built between 1997 and 2006 by Lagoon (France) with 283 hulls completed. The Lagoon 410 S2 Catamaran is an updated version of the Lagoon 410. 

After launching more than one hundred Lagoon 410’s since its first introduction in 1997, they introduced the Lagoon 410-S2.

Lagoon 400 S2 (Florida)

Lagoon 400 S2

S/V Akihi is a 2014 Lagoon 400 S2 Performance catamaran, for sale by owner. This Lagoon 400 S2 Performance is a fast and seaworthy & comfortable bluewater cruising catamaran. The Owner invested > 80kUSD in a REFIT in 2022, before he started his Sailing-Sabbatical with his Family! The yacht is fully equipped with all systems for bluewater cruising. Watermaker, solarpanels & generator guarantee long term independence. She is also equipped with the latest version of all available safety equipment.

New long lasting high performance sails (incl. gennaker) installed in 2022 promise lots of sailing fun and performance.…

Lagoon 410 S2 (Caribbean)

Lagoon 410 S2

“Breezy” is a 2004 Lagoon 410 S2 catamaran in excellent condition, located in St. Lucia and Canadian flagged, changes in our lifestyle are leading us to pass on this well-maintained and fully equipped vessel, A great deal for anyone looking to embark on their sailing dreams with a top-quality catamaran.

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Lagoon 42 (Chesapeake Bay)

Lagoon 42

2019 Lagoon 42 catamaran, Owner Version, for sale by owner.

This new member of the Lagoon family is a sleek, modern design. While retaining the main features of the latest generation of Lagoons, it shows us a new path. The elegant silhouette with new coach roof design emphasizes the powerful and dynamic nature of this new model. A VPLP design , performance under sail.

Never chartered and has many upgrades and options as part of a complete overhaul in November 2023. These include engines and generator (all serviced in 2023) as well as propellers, Starlink, and bottom paint new in 2023.…

Lagoon 440 Owner Version

PANDION is a 2009 Lagoon 440 catamaran, is one of the last built of the highly successful 440 model that combines performance blue water sailing with comfort. She is the preferred owner’s version, with 3 cabins and 3 heads. The Owner’s stateroom includes a separate walk-in shower. The port forward cabin has been converted to a tool shop, complete with custom shelves, a work bench and vise; the space can be easily converted back to a cabin with berth. Never chartered. Survey from 2022 available for review. 

She is completely loaded with everything a serious cruiser would want onboard, including: upgraded Leisure Furl boom furling system with custom-made mainsail and a 1,000-square ft Code Zero furling sail both built by Mack Sails.  …

Lagoon 450 F (Florida)

Lagoon 450 F

S/V Marlove is a 2011 Lagoon 450 F Owner version catamaran, for sale . Broker in charge .  EU VAT PAID, US DUTY PAID,  NEVER NEVER chartered, she is viewable in Fort Pierce Florida , in perfect shape. Small trades such as for cars and monohulls can be considered.

Replacing an icon is never easy, but when the Lagoon 450 replaced the 440, a new benchmark was created. The Lagoon 450 has taken several items ideas from its predecessor, enhanced them through owner feedback, and created a larger sail area for favorable cruising speeds.…

Lagoon 400 Owner Version (Atlantic)

Lagoon 400 Owner Version

Just completed 8000nm throughout the Caribbean with a family of 4. This Lagoon 400 is a well maintained sturdy Bluewater Catamaran ready for you to bring your personal items onboard and throw the lines. The Lagoon 400 offers great space for comfort and room to relax.

The Lagoon 400, designed by Van Peteghem Lauriot Prevost, features exceptional living space on deck and in the cockpit. She has a comfortable salon with a 360° view. The luminous cabins, thanks to large hull windows, make this catamaran model an optimal live aboard and long distance cruiser.…

Lagoon TPI 42 (Florida)

Lagoon TPI 42

This BLUE WATER CAT is READY-TO-SAIL!

ENDLESS SUMMER is conveniently located in Miami. This vintage Lagoon is actually ICW friendly with a 63′ bridge clearance!  Only 500 engine hours since rebuild in 2019!  This 4 cabin boat has the forward port cabin converted into a pantry, making for a great Port Owner’s Hull, with a Queen cabin, Head, Galley and Huge Pantry forward!

First introduced in 1991, the Lagoon 42 is a boat of the style, build and layout quality that accelerated the popularity of the cruising catamaran in the USA.…

Lagoon 44 PC (Caribbean)

Lagoon 44 PC

The Lagoon 44PC is rare power cat on the market and features a vast flybridge which really sets it apart from the Lagoon 43. The motor yacht Lagoon Power 44 was produced by the brand Lagoon from 2006 to 2015. The Lagoon Power 44 is a 13.04 meter cruising power catamaran with a draft of 1.20 meters.

STONE is an owner version (3 cabin/3 head) with low engine (Port 1396, Stb 1457) and generator hours (1040). She is fully equipped with air conditioning, hydraulic dinghy crane/passerelle, full electronics at the interior and flybridge helms, recent dinghy and outboard.…

Lagoon 43 Power (Atlantic)

Lagoon 43 Power

We are pleased to present the Samantha Jane, a 2004 Lagoon 43 Power Catamaran for sale. She is an excellent blue-water vessel, outfitted & prepared for extended cruising. Owners planned a multi-year stay in The Bahamas, however life events have changed so we now offer her For Sale. The boat has always been in private ownership and never chartered. She has an excellent survey from when the current owners bought her, showing this boat to be in great condition and has been improved since.

The Lagoon 43 Powercat comes from one of the most respected names in the catamaran industry.…

Lagoon 46 (Caribbean)

Lagoon 46

The “perfect long-term cruising catatmaran” springs to mind when you step aboard the Lagoon 46. Easy responsive performance and functional luxury awaits you. Seaworthiness and performance are marks of this model.  Increased sail area and displacement ratio thanks to a larger sail plan.

A very high aspect ratio thanks to the VPLP design racing results that proved moving the mast moved back was a good design choice. Combining a shorter boom and self-tacking jib, trim the mainsheet car through an electrical flatwinder. Improved performance in downwind sails provided by a very long J.…

Lagoon 500 Owners (Chesapeake Bay)

Lagoon 500 Owners

MEANWHILE   is one of the best equipped and maintained 500s on the market.  It is an owners version – 4 cabin . 4 head boat with 75 hp Yanmar diesels, watermaker, hardtop bimini with full enclosures (helm as well), 13.5 KVA Onan generator supported by solar panels and a wind generator.  Vessel comes with a Jones Act waiver allowing MEANWHILE to be used in charter operations within the U.S.

This version includes three VIP cabins with a companionway at the forward end of the salon to starboard. The advantage of this layout is an additional cabin identical to the forward port cabin but a slightly shortened owner’s suite.…

Lagoon 450 (Italy)

Lagoon 450

Luxurious and Self-Sufficient 2015 Lagoon 450F – EU VAT PAID!!

Set sail in “Delicia” – this beautifully maintained, single-owner Lagoon 450F bought in factorys Owners Comfort Package, a yacht that has not only been a cherished home on the water since 2015 but also a reliable companion on many voyages. Refitted in 2022 to exceed the highest standards of luxury and practicality, it’s perfectly suited for families or anyone seeking to indulge in the freedom of the seas with unparalleled comfort. This yacht has a storied history of extensive cruising, navigating the azure waters of the Mediterranean to the enchanting Caribbean, and back to Italy, a testament to its enduring appeal and seaworthiness.…

Lagoon 42

LevioSail is the lowest-priced 2017 Lagoon 42 in the market today. 

An ergonomic helming station at the coachroof bulkhead, offering direct communication between the cockpit and saloon, improved circulation, forward and aft of the helming station, direct access to the coachroof for easier access to the boom, a composite bimini with a sliding panel to ensure a good view of the sails,a closure panel for helming station safety when under way.

A cozy cockpit, with smooth, elegant curves:a single level from the aft platform to the saloon: The suspended steps at the transom provide a whole new perception of the boat: a continuous, wide and inviting platform.…

Lagoon 380

This is a great 3 cabin Lagoon 380 with some excellent features, and we know a lot about this boat. The original owner had the boat delivered to the UK and after some cruising around the UK she was then shipped by cargo vessel to Antigua. She sailed back & forth between Antigua and Grenada for a few years.

The boat then stayed in Grenada for a while until it was sold in 2015 to its second owner, where it cruised locally and received many upgrades including a generator, AC and solar.…

Lagoon 42 (Caribbean)

Lagoon 42

This Lagoon 42 4-cabin is in good condition with low engine hours and is a great couple’s boat. The boat has gone through an extensive phase-out survey and is being prepared to hand over to the owner.

Jelliblu is well equipped with a water maker, generator and AC system which makes living on board a real pleasure. With a self-tacking and much smaller boom, sail-handling is made a lot easier for short-handed sailing or for a couple.

The open transoms and one-level living space from the cockpit into the saloon provides a nice unobstructed living area.…

Lagoon 380 (Florida)

Lagoon 380

This vessel has been meticulously maintained and includes numerous upgrades. It has undergone recent bottom painting and rudder maintenance, ensuring it is in excellent condition. The sails are also in great condition, and the main sail line has been replaced. Additionally, the GPS has been upgraded to a Garmin system. The vessel has also been equipped with new underwater LED lights, providing enhanced visibility in low-light conditions.

The Yanmar Port has had all exterior parts replaced, including belts, pulleys, and a water pump in 2023. The Yanmar Star motor was completely rebuilt and replaced in 2023, ensuring optimal performance and reliability.

Lagoon 450S Owners (Florida)

Lagoon 450S Owners

S/V Freya is a rare 450 S Owner’s version (1 Master Cabin, + 2 guest cabins. Very little used and NEVER CHARTERED.  Extremely well equipped (Upgraded engines, composite Bimini with helm enclosure, A/C, Genset, Watermaker, Electrical Heads, flexible Solar Panels, and much more). Very low engine hours.

Lagoon 42

“AQUAHOLIC”, formerly “Knotty Dreamer”, is a wonderful example of why the Lagoon 42 is one of the manufacturer’s most sought-aftermodels. Known far and wide, the Lagoon 42 is a comfortable cat with luxurious lines and a large living area. Simple to sail, this is an enjoyable catamaran that is spacious enough to accommodate a large family or to entertain plenty of guests.

This Owners Version Lagoon 42 features upgraded 57hp Yanmar engines, a 13.5kw Onan Generator, a 3 cabin / 3 head layout, air conditioning in all cabins and salon as well as fresh bottom paint in 2021. …

Lagoon 500 (Florida)

Lagoon 500

S/V Wonder is a 2008 Lagoon 500 Owner’s version catamaran, for sale by owner. She has had only TWO owners and has NEVER been chartered.

Wonder is fully equipped with everything that you could ask for, brand new solar panels, stainless steel solid lifelines and railings throughout, water maker, generator, electrical diving compressors, and much more! Duplicate and back-up systems, including Raymarine and Garmin navigation equipment and independent autopilots, can be found throughout the vessel, as well as a large inventory of extra parts, filters and equipment.

The sugar scoops have been extended by 1.07m for more streamline sailing, with stainless steel pull-down ladders on each side.…

Lagoon 560 (Europe)

Lagoon 560

2011 Lagoon 560 “Zorba” – A Seasoned World Traveler Ready for New Adventures

Introducing “Zorba, a 2011 Lagoon 560 featuring a 4 cabin/4 head layout with queen-sized berths and an additional crew cabin in the forepeak with additional head.

As one of the benchmark models in this category, Zorba has documented one circumnavigation and numerous blue water crossings and is now waiting for a new owner to take her on new adventures and to continue using her as a luxurious comfortable cruising home. She could also bring excellent revenue in charter business as she has the perfect layout and is EVEN set up for establishing a charter business as well.…

Lagoon 570 (South Pacific)

Lagoon 570

S/V Aldebaran is a classic 2004 Lagoon 570 ocean cruising catamaran, for sale by owner. She features long, slick hulls for added performance and stability.

Built to a very high specification at Construction Navale Bordeaux, France, leaders in composite materials manufacturing, the hulls are of multidirectional fiberglass fabrics with carbon reinforcement structures in high load and pressure areas. The internal structural component is balsa-core and vacuum bagged laminate with vinylester resin used throughout the process.

Designed for performance and strongly built it has lots of space inside and outside providing pleasant and safe sailing.…

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  1. Fiji Sailing Trip

    With snorkeling gear provided and easy ocean access via front stairs or water slide, this is the best way to see these islands and take home memories to last a lifetime. Set sail with South Sea Sailing in Fiji's Mamanuca Islands onboard the 78-foot sailing catamaran, Sabre. Each day's itinerary is different, creating a unique experience every day.

  2. South Sea Sailing

    Depart Port Denarau. Arrive Port Denarau. South Sea Sailing Full Day Experience. 9.45am. 4.45pm. Book Now. Return coach connections from Nadi, Denarau, Wailoaloa, Coral Cost, Natadola, Momi Bay, or Sonaisali hotels/resorts. Full day sailing experience in the Mamanuca Islands. Gourmet morning tea and buffet lunch created by our executive chef.

  3. 78 foot Sailing Catamaran

    ABOUT SABRE. SABRE is a 78-foot Ocean-Voyager sailing catamaran, the first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. South Sea Cruises, who own and operate South Sea Sailing, commissioned this vessel after seeing a gap in the Fiji market for a comfortable, modern-day cruise vessel that actually sails. Being a catamaran, this is the perfect vessel ...

  4. Daily Itinerary

    WHAT TO EXPECT. Arrive at the South Sea Sailing check-in desk at Port Denarau by 9.30am and be welcomed aboard SABRE by our friendly Fijian crew. Depart Port Denarau marina at 9.45am bound for the beautiful Mamanuca Islands. Grab a seat and a drink (complimentary bottled water and soft drinks are available all day long) then relax and enjoy the ...

  5. South Sea Sailing

    Enjoy a full-day sailing experience with the South Sea Sailing around Fiji's Mamanuca Islands onboard our brand-new sailing catamaran, Sabre. Cruise through the Mamanuca Islands with the day's itinerary dependent on the warm tropical breezes and sea conditions, creating a one-off experience every day. Sabre has large shaded canopies with a ...

  6. South Sea Island

    Map/Route. South Sea Island is Fiji's most popular day trip island and is a short high-speed catamaran ride with South Sea Cruises from Port Denarau. Being so close to Denarau means you can make the most of the day lazing on the beach, snorkelling, diving, and enjoying the many activities on offer. Plenty to do It may be small in size, but ...

  7. Yasawa Island Explorer

    South Sea Sailing. Full Day Sailing Experience Enjoy a full day sailing experience around Fiji's Mamanuca Islands onboard our custom-built sailing catamaran including lunch and drinks. ... South Sea Cruises Group is proud to announce the commissioning of Fiji's largest ever fast ferry, the 320 seat Yasawa Flyer III. ...

  8. South Sea Sailing

    South Sea Sailing. Mamanuca Islands. Fiji's newest sailing experience is ready to take groups of up to 70 for day trips or evening charters. This unique 78 foot sailing catamaran (the first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere) will have large shaded seating options, including day beds and bean bags, and can accommodate up to 70 people for a ...

  9. South Sea Sailing Fiji

    South Sea Sailing also provides complimentary hotel transfers which takes the hassle out of getting a taxi and makes the day run smooth. The South Sea Sailing trip is from 9.45am until 4.45pm in the evening - that's 7 hours of free drinks and fun! It takes just over 1.5 hours to sail each way leisurely.

  10. South Sea Sail Yachting

    South Sea Sail Yachting, Lávrion, Greece. 1,871 likes · 2 talking about this. South Sea Sail is a well established yacht management business and yacht owners. We have turned our

  11. South Sea Sail

    South Sea Sail currently operates 15 charter yachts in its fleet. Check availability of their boats and make an on-line reservation in yachting.com. Best price guarantee +49 211 54 69 22 23

  12. South Sea Sail Yachting

    About. South Sea Sail Yachting is a well established yacht charter company located at Lavrio Greece, an ideal starting point to visit the Cyclades and the islands of the Saronic gulf. We offer bareboat sailing boats and Crewed charters around the Aegean islands. Lavrio, East Attica Region, Greece. Meets animal welfare guidelines.

  13. South Sea Sail Yachting

    South Sea Sail Yachting is a well established yacht charter company located at Lavrio Greece, an ideal starting point to visit the Cyclades and the islands of the Saronic gulf. We offer bareboat sailing boats and Crewed charters around the Aegean islands. Read more. Lavrio, East Attica Region, Greece.

  14. What can be learned from these 4 major accidents at sea?

    The passage started in light winds, but by day three they had 30-35 knots from the south with a confused sea. Fiji lies almost due north of Auckland, so they came onto a broad reach, set the preventer, reduced sail and the autohelm was performing well in the conditions. ... Many modern yachts used in charter fleets and sailing schools now have ...

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    South Passage is a 100ft gaff-rigged schooner built with advantages of modern technology merged with the spirit and romance of traditional sailing. You can do as much or as little work as you like. Either jump in and haul on ropes to hoist the sails, grab the wheel and - with the skipper's permission and supervision - guide the big ship ...

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    The 2024 Firefly Nationals are at Restronguet Sailing Club from the 27th of July to the 2nd of August. Posted on 1 May Firefly Open at South Staffs A shify breeze for the fifteen entries A nice shifty force 2 gusting 3 (occasionally 1) out of the north greeted the fifteen entries for the South Staffs Sailing Club Firefly Open.

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    Full-day sailing experience in the Mamanuca Islands. Snorkelling (gear provided), swimming, and time to relax off the boat during the day. An array of relaxing seating options including day beds, booths, and bean bags on board. A mimosa cocktail on arrival. ... ©2021 by South Sea Sailing.

  18. Making the decision to abandon ship >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

    On July 2nd, during the return delivery from the 2024 Newport Bermuda Race, the crew of Solution abandoned their 50-foot sloop, 200 miles south of Cape Cod, and were safely rescued by US Coast ...

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    A residential and industrial region in the south-east of Mocsow. It was founded on the spot of two villages: Chagino (what is now the Moscow Oil Refinery) and Ryazantsevo (demolished in 1979). in 1960 the town was incorporated into the City of Moscow as a district. Population - 45,000 people (2002). The district is one of the most polluted residential areas in Moscow, due to the Moscow Oil ...

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    Now configured to carry 64 paying passengers, Sea Cloud was originally the private yacht of Postum Cereals heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post and her husband, the famed financier E. F. Hutton.

  21. 76th Edinburgh Cup at South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club

    Posted on 17 May Women's Race Day at Antigua Sailing Week 75% of the 88 boat fleet have women on board for the famous regatta Racing at Antigua Sailing Week continued with Antigua Yacht Club Marina (AYCM) Women's Race Day. One hundred and ninety women are racing at the 55th edition of Antigua Sailing Week, representing over a quarter of the ...

  22. 25 BEST South Africa Cruises 2024 (Prices

    Seas the views with 70% off a 2nd Sailor 70% off a 2nd Sailor: Available on all voyages including 2025 & 2026 Free balcony upgrades on most sailings through 2026

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  24. Chinese Carrier Strike Group Operating in Philippine Sea

    At 11 p.m. local time on Sunday, Gromkiy and Rezkiy were sighted sailing south in an area 37 miles northeast of Tsushima and on Monday sailed through the Tsushima Strait toward the East China Sea.

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    The world leader with over 7,000 catamarans built since 1984. Discover our innovative, eco-friendly sailing and power catamarans! Go to menu; Go to content ... Lagoon is celebrating 40 years at your side by offering 40,000 euros of equipment for any purchase of a new Lagoon catamaran. Learn more and take advantage of this special offer .....

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  27. South Sea Cruises

    South Sea Cruises Group is proud to announce the commissioning of Fiji's largest ever fast ferry, the 320 seat Yasawa Flyer III. This custom-designed 30m fast ferry will be able to cater for the growing visitor demand to the beautiful Yasawa Islands and better support our large array of resort partners in the region, along with the local communities.

  28. Royal Caribbean's Utopia of the Seas perfects the Oasis-Class

    Utopia of the Seas, the newest Oasis-class ship, will sail Friday through Monday and Monday through Friday sailings out of Port Canaveral. This marks the first time the cruise line is using a new ...

  29. Japan investigates captain after warship enters China's territorial

    A day before the MSDF destroyer entered Chinese waters, Zhejiang authorities said a no-sail zone would be set up in a nearby area for the Chinese military to conduct a live-fire drill, opening up ...

  30. Newest Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship to Visit Port Twice During Sailing

    Utopia of the Seas is Royal Caribbean International's newest vessel, scheduled to debut on her first sailing with guests on Friday, July 19, 2024. The ship is homeported from Port Canaveral ...