Awarded most popular Lagoon model ever built , the Lagoon 380 S2 offers very good sea-going capabilities as well as generous accommodations, a large and functional cockpit and a sturdy, compact build that will withstand the test of time, is easy to maintain, and will fit in most cradle or travel lifts where much larger catamarans may need to travel far and wide to find somewhere to get their boat out of the water when needed.
'WAPITI' will suit the most discerning buyers and particularly a family looking for a truly immaculate home on the water to join our growing cruising community. It is presented in truly astonishing condition and is an ideally equipped, yet affordable world cruising catamaran. Continuously upgraded by her Norwegian owners, a young couple who are both Navy officers with valuable knowledge in the marine background, WAPITI was lavished continuous attention to details, religious maintenance of all her systems and mechanical aspects, as well as being equipped with safety, comfort and independence in mind. Read on for the full description!
For more information or to organise an inspection please contact our friendly team at Nautilus Yacht Management. We would be delighted to assist you in every way and to help you make your cruising dream come true. Our agency specialises in cruising yachts and is very involved with the cruising community. We can answer all your questions regarding offshore purchase, import, registration, etc. and help you at every stage of this exciting journey!
A WORD FROM THE OWNERS:
"The Lagoon 380 has proven to be the perfect boat and home for us, allowing us to travel to remote places of the world with great comfort and with everything we need.
When we first started looking for a boat we were set on a monohull, but were fortunately convinced to reconsider catamarans. We did a lot of research and realized we wanted a Lagoon 380 as they are proven, reliable, offshore cruising catamarans that sail well and are very safe. We have never regretted the decision or been in doubt that Wapiti was the right boat for us. Being a cruising catamaran, the Lagoon focuses on the comfort of living onboard. The spacious bonus of having an owner's version gives exceptional living space for a relatively small yacht. Simultaneously it is a surprisingly good sailboat, doesn’t require much wind, handles strong winds well, and is easily handled by one person alone, safely from the cockpit.
Both of us have experience and education from the Norwegian Navy as officers - specialized in Navigation, with sea captain licenses. Andreas is still employed and on a sabbatical as a commanding naval officer, and Helene was 1st and safety officer on an expedition cruise ship before we left. Our professions have influenced the way we organize and maintain our own boat, and we make sure to keep everything in very good condition. We take all measures to ensure our safety, from safe navigation to making sure all safety equipment is certified and sufficient for the passages we endure. We would also point out that we are still cruising on Wapiti, and keeping everything in great shape. The boat will be handed over in excellent condition and turn key ready for anyone who wants a trouble free boat life, and enjoy the fabulous lifestyle of sailing around in your home away from home.
It is with a heavy heart that we have chosen to put our dear Wapiti on the market, but we hope that she will give someone else as much joy and adventure as we have had, and that the future owners will continue to take good care of her. We will do our best to make a proper handover and to answer any questions in the future. We honestly believe that whoever the next owners are, you will be very lucky.
Wapiti spent her first years in Norway where she saw little use and was stored in a good climate. She has never been used in charter and it is obvious to everyone who visits that she has been taken well care of - something we have been told repeatedly by other cruisers. The second owner sailed her from Norway to Curacao in the Caribbean the spring of 2017, and when they could not continue their journey, we got to take over. She was stored in the dry and stable climate of Curacao for a year before we could start our sailing adventure.
In 2018 we installed 900Ah lithium batteries, replaced the solar panels, including a new solar arrangement on the davits, cables, inverter, MPPTs and monitoring system. This means that we can run all systems onboard off the batteries, including, but not limited to watermaker, washing machine, breadmaker and Nespresso. We also had full service of both engines and saildrives, replaced the antifouling and standing rigging, got a new sail-bag, genoa and sunshades, and installed a freezer, amongst other additions to make life easier, safe, and fun onboard. This includes a dive compressor and diving gear, kites, foil, inflatable toys, kayak, SUP, bicycle etc. that all fit well in the large storage rooms in the bow.
Across the Pacific ocean Wapiti was in her element and didn’t require much maintenance, but after 10,000 nm she got some well deserved love and care in New Zealand 2020-2022. Engines and saildrives were serviced, antifouling was replaced on hull and saildrives, and we had strong bronze rudder bearings custom made. Propellers were polished and coated, and pretty much everything was polished and scrubbed. All safety equipment was either replaced or serviced, all running rigging was replaced, including bridal, and we made a dyneema system to better and safer spread the genoa when sailing downwind. The anchor chain was re-galvanized, winches and windlass were serviced, and the hull and deck joints were redone. The laminate benchtop was replaced with a strong, white acrylic that can handle heat and water. We also made a nice chap to protect the dinghy and outboard and got an additional sunshade for the cockpit. The outboard was replaced with a fairly light two stroke Yamaha Enduro 15 hp which makes it easier to lift and safer to keep on the davits. The original gennaker had brought us over a vast part of the Pacific Ocean and we decided it was time to invest in a new, slightly larger one, including a top down furling system with lines that are drawn all the way back, so that it can all be done safely from the cockpit."
Andreas & Helene - Fiji, August 2022
One of the greatest advantages with the Lagoon 380 is that all sailing and sail adjustments can be made from the cockpit, which is convenient and safe. With the two speed electric winch this also means that adjustments can be easily done by one person alone under most conditions, without having to go on deck or wake the other person up at night.
The Lagoon 380 has a spacious cockpit with a large table making it a great dining and lounging area. The table comfortably sits 6, but with friends it is easy to squeeze in more. The cushions are made from waterproof sunbrella fabric and are secured with push buttons, making them ideal for all conditions and easy to clean. Windows in the saloon provides excellent views in all directions from the cockpit which allows you to take in the beautiful sceneries, but also ensures a good lookout during passages. The best part of the cockpit is the hardtop Bimini which in the tropics is key to keeping cool and staying out of the sun, but also keeps you dry from the rain. The bimini has built in lighting that provides excellent ambiance at night. When entertaining friends, Wapiti has a great sound system with speakers in the cockpit and in the saloon. Playing music is easy with a bluetooth connection to the Fusion receiver.
Under the back bench of the cockpit is a vented locker that safely stores 2 propane bottles. Next to it is a spacious storage locker which we use for all chemicals, washing utilities, buckets, etc.
Under the bench by the sliding door there is a 12V plug and a dometic 35 liter freezer.
There is another cabinet under the helm seat, accessed from the cockpit where the owners store fishing and emergency equipment.
There is also two large beige Sunbrella sun shades that are easily attached to the back and starboard side of the cockpit to keep the hot afternoon sun out.
Wapiti also has a full cockpit enclosure with clear plastic which makes the cockpit dry and usable for all seasons.
SALON & GALLEY:
The first thing you notice when entering the saloon is the classic Lagoon style wrap around vertical windows lighting up the area and making the boat feel open and airy.
Adding to that, the large sliding glass door and sliding galley window allows you to always feel like you're outside, even when doing the dishes and cooking - a great advantage to avoid getting seasick.
The sliding window and door also combine the cockpit and the saloon which makes it feel extra spacious and ideal for having company.
The two center windows are hatches, allowing a breeze to flow through the boat. The dark floors paired with white upholstery and lighter blonde cabinets give the boat a fresh, clean feeling.
The salon has a large table which comfortably seats 6 people. Under all of the saloon seats there are large storage compartments, easily accessible by lifting up cushions, providing plenty of room for long term provisioning. The table can be completely removed which allows you better access to storage bins or for doing jobs on the boat. A bonus to the salon table is that it can be converted from a table to a lounge or bed. The owners have two shorter table legs to accommodate this configuration.
In the corner of the saloon there is a well sized chart table with an adjustable seat. Above the chart table is the navigation system and electrical control, VHF, stereo and 2 usb power outlets for charging.
The galley has a 3 burner ENO stove and separate ENO oven. The burners and oven work great with the oven getting hot enough to beautifully bake bread and homemade pizza, a favorite on Wapiti.
The countertop is made of Corion acrylics, giving it an exclusive look and makes it very durable. There are plenty of work surfaces in the galley for food prep.
The double sinks make it easy to do dishes, and you have the choice to use either the salt water foot pump or pressurized hot/cold tap water.
The galley has a large cabinet on the counter top in the corner with lots of room for dishes and cookware. Under the sink there is plenty of space for cleaning supplies along with a garbage bin.
The standard Lagoon 380 refrigerator is very large which is key for provisioning for longer periods. There is a small freezer unit at the top of the inside fridge which is the perfect size for ice cube trays or frozen pizzas. Although not in the galley, the owners have supplemented their cold storage needs with a large Dometic 12V freezer which holds deep freeze temperatures and has allowed them to store meat and all the fish caught along the way. It can hold about 20 kgs of meat.
The interior of Wapiti is heated by two Eberspächer diesel heaters mounted in each engine room. These operate separately and can be used one at a time or simultaneously. They provide great temperature in the living space with outlets in the saloon, all cabins and heads, and barely use any diesel. An excellent equipment to have on a boat which means it can be used in all seasons outside of the tropics and which with the beautiful full thermal cockpit enclosure would be perfectly suited to be a cosy live-aboard yacht in Australia or New Zealand, where winters can get a bit nippy.
OWNERS' HULL - STARBOARD:
The spacious, bright and airy owners cabin is located in the starboard hull, accessed down 3 steps with a solid grip to guide you down.
To the stern is the large queen size bed with ample headroom. At the head of the bed there is a Hella 12V fan which is a real treat when it is hot. The port side of the bed has a small cubby for all your nighttime essentials.
Along the starboard side of the bed there is a shelf between the bed and wall which creates a more open feel and can hold more nighttime essentials and has 4 USB chargers installed.
The large picture window next to the bed lets in lots of light and at night it is always reassuring to look out and make sure the boat is where it is supposed to be. Next to the picture window there is a porthole which allows a nice airflow, along with the large overhead hatch.
Moving forward under the front of the bed there is a large storage cabinet and under the bed there is an enormous amount of space. This is where the Dessalator DUO100 Watermaker is installed, providing 100 liters per hour of fresh water.
Aft of the watermaker the owners have stored spare parts and tools that are not too often in use.
Between the bed and the large hanging locker there is a small bench where they have installed a Babynova Sova1000 washing machine (they still have the cushion for the bench if this would like to be reversed). This machine is made for boats and uses little electricity and water.
Between the bed and bathroom there is plenty of storage and a convenient bookshelf which can be used as an office area. In addition to the closet and cabinet, behind the sliding door there is another cabinet.
There are also storage boxes under the floor. So in total, not including under the bed or floor, there are 6 large storage cabinets on the owners side; plenty of room for all your cruising essentials.
Also, behind the bathroom door is a full length mirror which is a real bonus on a sailboat.
The owner's hull is really a star highlight on this boat. It provides space, privacy, a luxurious shower and a comfortable bed.
Upon entering the bathroom area there is a manual Jabsco pump toilet and large vanity area with spacious dual door medicine cabinet.
The cabinet is really very generous and the huge mirror above the sink is very luxurious.
Behind the toilet is a porthole letting in more natural light and airflow.
Moving forward through the toilet area brings you to the shower, complete with the factory door.
The shower is really big and has an adjustable shower head that can be handheld or mounted.
There is a large seat in the shower which is really helpful when showering while underway.
We love that the shower has its own dedicated space and doesn't wet the entire bathroom area.
The shower also has a huge picture window so you can always enjoy your beautiful surroundings. Lastly in the shower stall there is a hatch, which you can leave open rain or shine which helps keep the starboard hull nice and cool.
Port forward cabin:
Walking down the 3 steps on the port side brings you to the forward cabin.
This room has a large V-berth with a 12V fan and two night lights.
Under the bed there is a lot of storage space. There is a large cabinet under the foot of the bed, two cabinets on the interior wall, and a smaller storage under the porthole.
There is a large mirror behind the door.
For natural light and ventilation there is a large picture window, porthole and large overhead hatch.
Between the forward and aft cabin is a second bathroom.
Compact in size, but complete with storage cabinet, mirror and pull out showerhead unit from the sink that hooks onto the wall.
The bathroom has a manual Jabsco toilet, which is easy to maintain.
There is a small hatch above the toilet allowing nice natural light and airflow.
Port aft cabin:
Upon entering the port aft cabin you are met with another queen size bed, large picture window, porthole and hatch, continuing the airflow throughout the boat.
At the head of the bed there is a 12V fan and two nightlights.
At the foot end there are 2 usb charger outlets.
Under the bed is where the electronics are housed along with lithium house batteries and a starter battery.
All electronics and controlling apparatus for the Lithium cells are stored under here and are easily accessible.
Controls are done through wireless networks so no need to go down here on a daily basis.
Similarly to the other cabins there is a large cabinet at the foot of the bed, as well as a double closet, a large mirror, and a smaller storage space under the emergency hatch.
HULL, DECK & EXTERIOR FEATURES:
The main feature of the bow is the trampoline. A great spot to relax in a cool breeze and an open working surface which is good for launching the Gennaker, kites, drying off equipment, and when anchoring.
On each side of the trampoline there are huge storage compartments. This is where the owners keep all our extra sails, lines, jerry cans, shore cable, the sunshades and cockpit enclosure when not in use, and all their water toys, such as diving gear, kites, kayak, stand up paddle board, etc.
Moving back, there are two large lockers aft of the trampoline. In these lockers are kept the anchor chain, windlass, water tanks, diving compressor (optional extra), the spare anchor, ropes, fenders, extra diesel, dingy fuel and much more.
The top of the hardtop bimini allows easy access to the boom and sail. It's also a great place to watch the sunset or to get a better angle to spot coral bommies.
The bimini has a sliding plexiglass top that allows the helmsman to stand or take cover from the sun and rain.
On the front of the bimini is a dodger that provides excellent rain protection in the cockpit and at the helm.
Going down the back of the boat, there are stout dinghy davits and two grand staircases that lead off the boat. These stairs are great for landing a fish, swimming, showering or simply provisioning when not at the dock.
Dipping under the water from the swim steps, the hull of Wapiti is well cared for. The bottom is painted every 2 years with her last haul out and repaint in May of 2022. A clean hull means a faster passage and the owners take great care to keep her hulls clean and her sides polished and waxed.
ENGINES & CONTROLS:
Two Yanmar 3YM30 diesel engines make up the heart of this boat's propulsion system.
Each engine is a fully independent system and does not rely on the other engine to run.
The great part of this design is that if one engine fails, the other is always available since there are no common points of failure.
The engines are fitted with Yanmar SD20 saildrives and Flexfold 2 blade folding propellers.
Each engine has a starting battery and a 100 liter fuel tank located in the aft cabins on their respective sides.
The engines are easily controlled and monitored from the helm with independent throttles and control panels.
When her current owners first bought Wapiti, it was paramount for them that the engines were well maintained and in top condition.
They are well cared for and the owners have serviced the engines periodically.
A Yanmar dealer last serviced the engines in New Zealand, including checking the timings of cylinders opening, and replacing parts that needed replacing. That included some hoses, mixing elbows and belts. Also installed was a new Racor fuel filter separator.
Always with a focus to be safe on passages, WAPITI's owners always made sure to keep their equipment well maintained and always reliable when away from land when they are needed the most.
All maintenance records have been kept in a tidy log book.
As you go through the spares inventory, you will see that the boat is well equipped with those parts deemed as a "critical spare." This approach to cruising has allowed the owners to travel far and wide without being stuck waiting for parts in a remote anchorage or a foreign country, and will allow you to as well.
Port engine - Yanmar 3YM30 diesel engine - aprox 2200 hours
Starboard engine - Yanmar 3YM30 diesel engine - aprox 2200 hours
MAST, SAILS & RIGGING:
The Lagoon 380 is a very stable, fast and comfortable boat to sail.
The owners write:"We have logged 15,000 miles on Wapiti and felt safe and secure for every one of those miles. The Lagoon 380 has a beautiful and strong rig that drives power through the midship giving a stable and quick ride. On our crossings, we were always one of the faster boats.
Sailing on Wapiti has been a dream for us. She has provided us with the security and speed we needed to accomplish our sailing goals. She'll provide the same for you.".
WAPITI'S rigging is the regular Lagoon 380 catamaran, with a forestay and two shrouds. It's solidity as a design was proven with hundreds of Lagoon 380 sister-ships who have covered thousands upon thousands of sea miles as a favourite choice for Bluewater cruisers around the world.
The mast is supported by a diamond rig that adds to its rigidity.
The cross beam is reinforced with an A frame to properly transfer the force of the forestay.
The standing rigging was replaced in May 2018.
In June 2022 a full rigging inspection was done by Mach5 Rigging and electrical (licensed and insured) in New Zealand.
The rest of the rigging was deemed in good condition after replacing the gooseneck (July 2022).
The report is available on request.
Wapiti is outfitted with a headsail and main sail.
Lagoon provides two sail options; a rounded top main or a square top. Wapiti is outfitted with the square top main providing extra power and speed in light winds.
The mainsail and headsail are both reefed from the comfort of the helm with the main sail having two reef points.
All running rigging is run to the helm station where there are two Harken winches.
The track for the boom is easily accessible in the cockpit.
The main winch is a two speed electric winch that makes life a breeze.
All running rigging was replaced in 2022.
Included in the sale of Wapiti is her brand new gennaker (from 2022 with Selden top down furler) and running rigging that accompanies the sail. The Gennakker is an excellent sail for running downwind in a large range of winds.
All sails were serviced and strengthened by sailmaker in Opua New Zealand.
Freshwater on Wapiti is never in short supply. She is outfitted with a pressurized freshwater system that includes a watermaker, storage tanks, a water heater and plenty of taps to use it.
She has two 300 liter tanks that can be filled from a 100 liter per hour Dessalator DUO100 watermaker. The owners write: "The watermaker has been one of our favorite items on board as it keeps us living clean and salt free. The watermaker can make water fast enough to do any water related job on the boat without much thought. From laundry, showers or washing the deck, it's all worry free with the high quality and volume production of the watermaker."
Wapiti has both room temperature and a hot water system. While at the dock you might use the electric water heater or at sea, the port engine will heat the water heater and provide you with a great hot shower.
In addition to the electric water pump, there is a salt water foot pump at the galley sink for emergencies.
ELECTRONICS, COMMUNICATION & NAVIGATION:
Modern sailing necessitates great electronics, communication and navigation.
The electrical system is the backbone of all of these systems.
Wapiti is outfitted with power generation in the form of solar panels and alternators on each engine.
The combination of these make daily living and sailing a dream.
900 Amp hours of power is stored in 12 Winston 300AH lithium cells. These batteries provide all the house power necessary for all systems onboard. The lithium batteries are controlled with the renowned REC Battery Monitoring system and are equipped with relays that will shut all current if an issue occurs. The benefits of Lithium are numerous and the owners have never been worried about power. When having 12 cells the system can also be driven in an emergency setup if one cell breaks. The batteries have 8 year warranty from 2018.
Charging of the house and engine batteries can also be accomplished with shore power and the Victron Multipluss 3000 Watt charger/inverter.
The Lagoon 380 is able to be plugged in and charged with 240v systems. Additionally, Wapiti has lots of different shore power adaptors so you'll never worry when you pull into a new marina.
When not at the marina, Wapiti has a Victron 3000w inverter (120v) that provides all the necessary power for our washing machine, computers and more. There are outlets in each cabin and a few around the galley, saloon and chart table for easy access. All electrical systems on Wapiti were new in 2018.
Navigation and communication are made easy with Wapiti’s Raymarine integrated system.
First and foremost, the Raymarine autopilot is the extra crewman who never sleeps. It's a joy letting the boat steer itself while you are able to focus on navigation or trimming the sails. The autopilot is integrated into the Raymarine electronics system that includes chartplotter, anemometer, depth, radar, position, AIS and speed. All of these instruments work together and are conveniently displayed at the helm making it easy for you to make well informed decisions.
Spotting other boats is easy with AIS, radar and a high helm position. All these systems are also connected to the boat's Wifi - streaming all data to all devices connected.
The VHF is conveniently located at the chart table next to an additional chart plotter.
The owners write: "We have enjoyed sailing Wapiti and have found that the electronics onboard are more than enough for coast and ocean cruising. Surprisingly, our favorite way to navigate is actually using all the data being fed in from the instruments, Navionics on our phone and the autopilot safely providing the steering. Wapiti is well outfitted, has served us well and will continue her service into the future."
Your will not need to worry while at anchor due to the reliable 33 kg Delta anchor along with 75m 12mm anchor chain.
To lower and raise the anchor the owners use a powerful Quick windlass with wired remote that is accessible out the saloon window. and kept dry inside the cabin. It has ab extra long cable allowing you to walk around right up to the crossbeam to check on your anchor while raising or lowering.
The large anchor locker allows the chain to stow away easily.
Having a capable tender is key for exploring the areas surrounding where Wapiti is anchored.
"We are avid adventurers and the well sized 310cm Highfield with the 15hp motor makes all our small adventures off Wapiti possible. It is the perfect size for having guests and friends join in on our exploration adventures or take us offshore with all our dive gear."
The dinghy is in great condition and kept out of the water when not in use. It very easily raises and lowers on the strong davits so launching and putting the dinghy away only takes a few moments.
"Safety is key while at sea. Since we both have our captains licence and has worked as safety officers on navy ships and cruise ships it is not a topic we take lightly. We have always kept our certificates up to date and the safety equipment in the best possible condition. As luck (and constant vigilance) would have it, we've never been in a situation where we have needed to use these items and they are ready to be passed onto you in great condition. During both of the two latest services, we have been told the life raft is of top quality and in perfect condition. "
2012 Viking 6 person life raft - Offshore (certified New Zealand 2022)
EPIRB Certified 2022
Raymarine integrated AIS
2 offshore Viking survival suits
Horseshoe man overboard throwable
Plastimo Rescue sling
Port and starboard automatic bilge pumps
Port and starboard manual bilge pumps
1600 liters per minutes electrical portable bilge pump
6 life jackets; 2 with automatic and 2 with manual MOB AIS transponders
Fire blankets on each side of saloon
Fire extinguisher in galley
Fire extinguisher in cabins
- CO2 detector
- Fog horn
- Flares and smoke
INCLUDED EXTRAS & SPARES:
SHORTLISTED RECENT UPGRADES:
Before the COVID lockdown the owners did a lot of work on the boat before leaving WAPITI in dry storage in New Zealand during the pandemic (from July 2020 – May 2022)
A brief history of the engine’s servicing history:
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