Lagoon plans to stage the world premiere of its 55 crusing cat on the Worldwide Multihull Present in La Grande Motte from April 28-Might 2, having just lately unveiled the prototype from Groupe Beneteau’s Development Navale Bordeaux (CNB) shipyard on the Garonne River.
The Lagoon 55 – additionally the title of the model’s first-ever mannequin launched in 1987 – replaces the Lagoon 52 and options naval structure by Marc Van Peteghem and Vincent Lauriot-Prévost of VPLP Design, exterior design by Patrick le Quément and an inside by Nauta Design. The lower-deck structure is offered with 4, 5 – 6 cabins.
A newly designed aft space improves circulation on board and creates a big terrace on the ocean. The aft cockpit is extra open, whereas the sugar scoops have been designed for simpler entry and to grow to be extra residing areas.
Le Quement mentioned: “This boat has no straight line, no flat floor. All of the traces are drawn taut, all of the surfaces are compound. That is carried out to precise energy and high quality. It is a utterly designed vessel in all its smallest particulars. Our goal is to not make prospects like our boat; we would like them to desire it.”
Different new options embody an angled coachroof overhang and raised bulwarks. To extend mild and air flow, the coachroof options overhead home windows complementing the aspect ones, creating an open-air impact.
Massimo Gino of Nauta Design mentioned: “Opening the interiors to such an abundance of pure mild permits for a seamless reference to the panorama and the pure setting.”
After the worldwide debut at La Grande Motte within the south of France, the Lagoon 55 will begin a tour of the Mediterranean. The primary cease will probably be in the beginning of June on the new Lagoon take a look at base in Port Ginesta, close to Barcelona, the place journalists and purchasers will have the ability to attempt the boat.
Simpson Marine shows 4 Beneteau fashions and three Lagoon crusing catamarans.