Sail catamaran for sale
1988 LAGOON 55ft

Telestial Distraction is a 1988 Lagoon 55 sailing yacht, fully refit and restored to better-than-original beauty. In the late 1980’s, racing catamarans designers made the first cruising catamarans. Foremost among the designers are VPLP ( a French based naval architecture firm founded by Marc Van Peteghem and Vincent Lauriot-Prévost). Telestial Distraction is hull number one; the original “cruising cat”, restored to better than new condition over the past several years. Why an early model Lagoon? The answer is simple: horsepower to weight. The ship is elegantly designed to provide spacious living, but it retains a racing-cat’s “v-hull” shape and lightweight. Displacement is 13 tons versus modern 55 foot boats weighing in at around 17-19 tons. The difference is performance. Lively acceleration. Speed to safely to outrun weather and get to your destination. Excellent sailing qualities and easy shiphandling with small crew.

BASIC SUMMARY

Boat Length: 55 ft
Asking Price: $950,000
Boat Name: "TELESTIAL DISTRACTION"
Manufacturer: LAGOON
Model: Lagoon 55
Type of Yacht: Sail
Boat Condition: Used 
Boat Status: Catamaran for Sale
Model Year: 1988
Year Built: 1988
Layout: Owner

DIMENSIONS & SPECIFICATIONS

Manuf. Length: 55' 9" ( 16.99 m)
Maximum Draft: 3' 11" ( 1.19 m)
Minimum Draft: 3' 11" ( 1.19 m)
Beam: 30' 2" ( 9.19 m)
LWL: 50' ( 15.24 m)
Mast Height Clearance: 75' ( 22.86 m)
No of Cabins: 4
No of Heads: 4

APPROXIMATE CAPACITIES AND SPEEDS

Cruise Speed: 8
Max speed: 9
Weight Displacement: 14.33 ton (28660 lb)

HULL AND DECK CONFIGURATION

Hull Material: Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic- FRP
Hull Configuration: Catamaran

Generator DETAILS

Does the boat have a generator?: Yes
Generator Model: Kubota
Generator Operating Hours: 3500
Generator Horsepower: 8kw

Dinghy DETAILS

Does a dinghy come with the boat?: Yes
Dinghy Model: West Marine
Dinghy Outboard Manufacturer: Honda
Dinghy Outboard Horsepower: 10

$950,000

Preowned Sail Catamarans for Sale 1988 Lagoon 55

Telestial Distraction is a 1988 Lagoon 55 sailing yacht, fully refit and restored to better-than-original beauty. This 4 Cabin, 4 Head Owner's version Cat is a must-see. She sailed 8 knots in 16 knots wind, upwind at an apparent wind angle of about 43 degrees... and the new genoa is awesome! New upgrades as of December 2015! Please see full description for details. 

LOCATION

City: Fort Lauderdale
State / Province / Island: Florida
Country: United States

ENGINE DETAILS

Engine Manufacturer: Yanmar
Engine Model: 4JHE
Engine Year: 1988
Engine Horsepower: 44HP rated at 3600 rpm
Engine Hours (Port): Approx 70
Engine Hours (Starboard): Approx 70
Engine Configuration: Twin
Engine Fuel Type: Diesel

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Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desired validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. Photos may not properly reflect the current condition of the actual vessel offered for sale. In some cases stock photographs may have been used.

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