Family Circus is an ideal cruising boat for a family or would make an excellent charter boat. This Lagoon 470 is very spacious compared to other 47 foot catamarans of this generation, with huge amounts of outdoor and indoor space. This model is the 4-cabin, 3-head, galley-down design with a beautifully appointed interior gleaming with lots of woodwork and other high-quality finishes.
The Lagoon 470 is a large boat, but still capable of a good turn of speed when required in spite of her sturdy build. She’s capable of sailing speeds in excess of 10 knots and if the weather turns bad, she can take pretty much anything in her stride in a well behaved manner.
Family Circus is cruise ready with an excellent sail inventory, water maker, full suite of electronics, large tender and lots of safety equipment and spare parts.
Located in Bali, Indonesia you’ll have a superb jumping off point to explore Indonesia, Asia, Australia, or venture into some of the amazing islands of the Indian Ocean!
Family Circus’s large cockpit with teak flooring is perfect for daily living and can accommodate a lot of guests. The teak table has just been refinished and the cushions have also just been upgraded.
The integrated hardtop over the entire cockpit is an essential feature in keeping the cockpit dry and comfortable as well as giving the crew the ability to walk on the roof for sail handling. The hardtop also accommodates the solar array making the panels easy to clean for peak performance.
Located in the cockpit, the helm is easily accessed, has excellent 360 visibility, and boasts an upgraded Captain’s bench which is a lot more comfortable than the factory original. There is also a slide-out section in the hardtop to protect the helms person from the elements when required. It features a plexiglass insert, so even while closed, the sails can still be monitored.
Another key feature, ideal for families with children or people with pets, is that the cockpit doesn’t have walk-throughs at floor level, adding a layer of security from slipping overboard.
The main Salon has a wonderful open feel with lots of room to move around. There are two distinct seating areas separated by the central froward facing navigation table. To starboard is the raised settee for dinning, while extra seating and storage are to port. You will enjoy 360 degree views of your surrounding from this spacious salon. All of the upholstery was renovated in 2022 giving the interior the feel of a brand new boat. The owners have also just replaced all of the vertical windows in the salon and had them tinted for improved privacy and sun protection.
The Galley is located in the port side hull and feels more like an apartment-sized kitchen than cramped yacht quarters. Due to the open concept between the galley and the upper salon, there is plenty of natural light and the cook can still feel connected to the rest of the crew while enjoying the large amount of space that comes with the galley-down design. Some other fantastic features of this galley are the full-sized stand-up fridge/freezer, double sinks, 4-burner stove, oven, and extensive counter and cupboard spaces.
Loved by both owners and guests alike are the luxurious and spacious cabins with lovely woodwork, great ventilation and extensive storage space. The Master Cabin is located in the aft starboard hull and boasts a king sized bed. It has direct access to the shower and head without having to leave the suite. Forward in the starboard hull is a double cabin that also has access to the same bathroom, but from the corridor. On the port side, there are two additional cabins (forward and aft of the galley) that each have their own bathrooms. The forward cabin has a double berth while the aft cabin has a queen sized bed as well as an additional seat and writing desk. All four cabins on this boat have A/C; 12V fans; side ports; overhead hatches; reading lights; a large hanging locker; bench seating, and under-berth storage space.
This Lagoon 470 has many extras and upgrades such as a 13.5KW generator; five air conditioning units; a dive compressor; upgraded helm seating; underwater lights for night diving; and additional grab rails on the sugar scoop for easier water exit with dive gear.
Family Circus has been very well maintained with a recent refresh having just been completed in Bali to have her looking her best in years. Family Circus has been truly loved and cared for and is ready for many more adventures and ocean miles.
Please contact Nautilus Yacht Management for any further details on this vessel, request a copy of the pre-sale survey, or an appointment to personally visit this outstanding yacht.
Mast Height from DWL: 21.05m
Sail Area: 120 m2 (1,292 sq/ft)
Water Capacity: 598 L
Fuel Capacity: 481 L
Displacement: 9,330 kg
Keel: Twin Fixed Fin Keels
Designer: Van Peteghem & Lauriot Prevost
Model: Lagoon 470
REG #: ON 840752 (Ontario, Canada)
Hull Number: FR CNB 47044K304
Engines: Twin Yanmar 4JH3E 56HP
Fuel Consumption: 3.5 L/h
Max Speed under power: 8.5 knots (2 engines in calm seas)
Cruise Speed under power: 6.5 knots
Max Speed under sail: 10.5 knots
Engines: 2 Yanmar 4JH3E (56hp each) with approximately 6,000 hours each side
Saildrives: 2 SD50
Flexofold 3-Blade folding Propellors
Fuel Capacity: 120 Gallons
Max Speed under power: 8.5 Knots (2 engines in calm seas)
Cruise Speed: 7 knots
Genset: Cummins Onan MDKBN 13.5KW (installed in 2011) with approximately 3,000 hours
4 Lewmar 48 Winches (2 Electric: Main Sail Halyard and Main Sheet)
2 Lewmar 54 Winches
4.2m Plastimo Tender
15 hp Yamaha Enduro Outboard (2 stroke)
33 kg Rocna Anchor + 90m of 10mm Chain and 60m of Line
22 kg CQR (spare anchor)
Partial Cockpit Enclosure
Lexan Glass Cockpit Windscreen
4 Cabins and 3 Heads
1 King Sized Master Cabin (Starboard Aft)
1 Large Bath/Head with Separate Shower
1 Double Berth Cabin (Starboard Forward)
1 Queen Cabin (Port Aft) with Ensuite Head
1 Double Berth Cabin (Port Forward) with Ensuite Head
AC Units in all cabins and one in main salon
Frigoboat 12v Air Cooled Fridge
Frigoboat 12v Watercooled Freezer
160 Gallons Water Capacity
Searecovery Aquawhisper Watermaker - 150 Liters per hour
1 X 40L HW Tank. Heating by electricity or engine heated
1X 25L HW Tank. Heating by electricity or engine heated
4 Bilge Pumps
Viking 8-Person Liferaft
Raymarine NMEA System - Wind / Depth / Repeater
Raymarine EV2 Autopilot with Spare Tiller Arm and Head
Vesper 8000 AIS Transponder and Receiver with Wifi
Magnum 3500 Watt Inverter
900w Solar with MPPT Charge Controller
750Ah AGM Batteries 2019
New Starter Battery for Generator 2022
Sails / Rigging
18.60 m White-Lacquered Aluminum Mast
Sheathed Upper and Lower Shrouds
White-Lacquered Aluminum Boom
Profurl Genoa Furler
Releasable Turnbuckle Babystay for Staysail
Flying Profurl Furler (shackled to bowsprit)
Outer Shrouds/Stays replaced in 2018
Inner Shrouds/Stays replaced 2019
Forestay replaced 2015
Diamond Rigging replaced in 2015
Mainsail (2014) 75 square meters (807 sq/ft)
Oversized Mainsail Stack Pack with Reinforced Sides
Genoa (2014) 45 square meters (485 sq/ft)
Gennaker w/ Bowsprit (2018)
Code Zero (2019)
Storm Jib (never used, new condition)
Spare Smaller Genoa
Main Halyard with Block 2:1 purchase
Storm Jib Halyard
Mainsheet with Hoist
2 Genoa Sheets
3 Mainsail Reef Lines
1 Genoa Furling Line
2 Main-Traveler Adjustment Lines
Mainsail Topping Lift
Topping Lift (2021)
Gennaker Halyard (2021)
Jib Sheets (2019)
Lazy Jack Lines 2022
Flexofold Folding Props
Custom Professional Hard Top with oversized stainless supports and sliding viewing hatch. (can walk on hard top)
Oversized extra comfortable Helm Seat
Professionally designed and installed Lightening Mitigation System
Jordan series Drogue
Underwater Light on transom for night diving
Oversized stainless Boarding Ladder and Handrails for diving
Bauer Oceanus 220v Dive Compressor and 4 Steel Scuba Tanks
Few Words from the Owner
We bought the boat in 2016 in New Caledonia. Chris sailed it to New Zealand in November 2016 on what was his first ever offshore passage. We moved onto the boat in February 2017, including our 4 month old baby girl! We spent 3 years sailing 2 1/2 times around the South Pacific between New Zealand, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu and New Caledonia before heading north into the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and then on into Indonesia.
We set up Family Circus for diving, surfing, and kiteboarding and we had many opportunities to surf, dive and kite some of the most remote regions in the South Pacific and SE Asia. We loved getting remote and Family Circus is set up to go off the beaten track and off grid for weeks and months at a time. This capability allowed us the opportunity to sail to seldom visited islands in the Southern Solomons and outer Papua New Guinea.
We’ve been sailing, diving and surfing with Family Circus in Indonesia for the past 2 years and would rate Indonesia #1 overall out of all the places we’ve cruised.
We’ve had an amazing time on Family Circus. She kept our family safe everywhere we went and we’re sad to let her go. However Chris started a new online business during COVID helping aspiring cruisers start their own adventures and we no longer have the time to use Family Circus the way she’s meant to be used. We look forward to seeing her off on her next adventure.
New Teak Decks - 2021
New Gennaker - 2018
New Toilets - 2022
New Countertops in Salon - 2022
New Darkened Salon and Hatch Glass - 2022
New HW Tanks - 2020
New Upholstery in cockpit and salon - 2022
New Teak Hatch Inserts - 2022
Spares and Tools
4 V Belts
2 Sets of Saildrive Zincs
6 30-micron Raycor Filters
4 Oil Filters
1 Spray Paint (Yanmar)
2 Fuel Filters
1 Spare Elbow and Spare Starter
2 Seals for Saildrives
Seals for Oil Drain on Sail Drives
1 Fuel Pump
3 Fuel Filters
1 Water Sensor Switch
1 V Belt
Winch Pawls and Springs
Assorted Shackles and Blocks
Spare Spectra Line long enough to replace Cap Shroud
Spare Bearings for Batten Cars
Two spare Batten Cars
Sticky back Sailcloth
2 Spare Water Pumps
2 Float Switch for Electric Bilge Pumps
2 Electric Bilge Pumps
Spare Waste Hose for Toilets
Spare Control Board for Fridge
Spare Raw Water Strainer
Seals for Oil Drain
And much more miscellaneous… wire, fittings, materials, nuts and bolts, sandpaper, fibreglass etc.
Why a Lagoon 470?
(You can also read the very instructive review from Cruising World http://www.cruisingworld.com/sailboats/lagoon-470-better-breed-cat)
Manufacturer Provided Description
Thanks to the collaboration of architects Marc Van Peteghem and Vincent Lauriot-Prévost with Xavier Faÿ the immense living space can be arranged into three different layouts making ingenious use of the possibilities. The helm station located along the forward cockpit bulkhead improves the helmsman's visibility and accommodates navigation. The cockpit offers an exceptional comfort, and intentionally encourages idleness. All details were carefully studied so that everyone can find his place and every cruising experience on board the LAGOON 470 is an unforgettable pleasure.
There are a few items. Mostly because it’s difficult to get parts into Indonesia
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 desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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