Ever since introducing the Lagoon Seventy 7, the French catamaran builder has seen a lot of success with their flagships. Although a small niche of the catamaran market, there is steady demand for these huge boats both as private yachts for the “multi-millionaire class” and as charter boats. With 32 feet of beam, the Sixty 5 has around 1,500 square feet of living, deck and bridge space. The cockpit is huge, the saloon amazingly spacious, the galley fit for a gourmet chef and the flying bridge large enough for a cocktail or dinner party. Plus, there is yet another lounging area forward of the saloon.
The Sixty 5 can have either a five-cabin or six-cabin layout. The five-cabin layout would be the owner’s version and has three double cabins with en-suite heads in the port hull and a fourth double in the bow of the starboard hull; the owner’s master suite is aft to starboard and completely separate from the other cabins. The six-cabin version replaces the owner’s suite with two double cabins as in the port hull.
The designer of the Sixty 5, Marc Van Peteghem of VPLP design, is in love with his own creation. “The Sixty 5 is a yacht on a human scale. I am a sailor at heart and there was no way the Sixty 5 wasn’t going to be a really easy to use yacht that you could cruise far and wide under sail in comfort and with seakeeping qualities inherited from her big sister. I dream of going long term cruising on this boat. Her long legs allow you to eat up the miles and then you can enjoy her comfort at stopovers.”
Built by Lagoon in Bordeaux, France, the Sixty 5 is a Luxury yacht but built on a production line. Lagoon has perfected the art and science of building yachts both efficiently and with offshore sailing and long term durability in mind. Many Lagoons have made trans-oceanic passages either with their owners or when delivered to the charter fleets around the world. For many years, Lagoon was the largest builder of catamarans in the world. They are now rivaled by Leopard and Fountaine Pajot, but the company is still a leader in both design and production. For more information log on to: www.cata-lagoon.com /en/sixty-5.