"Spirit of Catherine" Well set up Blue Water Cruiser

‘Spirit of Catherine’ is a very well set up blue-water cruising catamaran and a great example of the very successful Lagoon 42 model. Delivered new in Les Sables-d’Olonne by Vicsail in 2016, her experienced owners have sailed ‘Spirit of Catherine’ all over the world including four Atlantic crossings, two Pacific crossings, the Arc Race, Trans Atlantic Race and Arc World Rally, of which ‘Spirit of Catherine’ won five individual legs! As such she is well set up and ready to go for her next adventurous owners and available in North Queensland! Australian registered with duty/ tax paid in Australia, it’s the perfect platform for a Pacific getaway! The boat has been meticulously maintained, updated and remains incredibly reliable and ready for all conditions. Inspections welcome in Townsville, Queensland.

5 Reasons to buy this boat

  • Desirable 3 cabin owners version with ensuite
  • Dive compressor
  • Rainman water maker
  • Onan generator
  • New forward deck cushions and soft furnishings

Boat Specs

Length:12.8 m (with removable bow sprit 13.3m)
Beam:7.68 m
Draft:1.26 m
Designer:Van Peteghem/Lauriot-Prevost

Boat Inventory

Reference Number
Spirit of Catherine
Hull Material
Townsville FNQ
Townsville Yacht Club & Marina, Plume Street, South Townsville QLD, Australia
Vessel Name
Spirit of Catherine
Launch Year
Deck Material
GRP laminated sandwich glass/polyester/End grain Balsawood infusion
Keel / balast
Moulded to hull
Van Peteghem/Lauriot-Prevost
Registration Number
Engine Make
Yanmar 4JH5D 45 HP diesel engine

2 x Yanmar diesel 4JH4S 45 HP engines.

Steering: Stainless wheel connected to twin rudders via cables to the port rudder. Starboard rudder connected by link bar, and autopilot on starboard rudder for redundancy. There is an Emergency tiller and Hydrovane wind steering (emergency back-up)

No of Engines
Engine Hours
2,461 port
Eecond Engine Hours
2,491 starboard
Fuel Capacity
2 x 300l tanks + 20l jerry can
Fuel Type
Onan 11kva
3 blade folding propeller
Large cockpit for entertaining which is very protected from wind and spray/ rain from the deckhouse and large solid bimini roof. The cockpit also features a custom-made central seat with outboard and additional storage, and custom-made dive compressor box on the port side.
There is great access to the water from each hull and swim ladder/ hot and cold FW shower on the transom and stainless-steel tender lift gives you perfect and easy tender access.
The wide side decks provide to access to the foredeck and trampolines. The trampolines were replaced in 2023 and there are new day bed cushions for the foredeck, making another fantastic entertaining or relaxing area! Two forward deck lockers provide access to the forward hull storage areas (sail locker to port) and the generator is located under the foredeck, alongside the anchor chain locker which accommodates 60m of chain and fully rigged spare anchor.
The flybridge has all sailing controls, navigation equipment and helm/ engine controls, and this area is also protected by hard top, bimini and clears.
Deck Gear
Harken Deck Hardware, recessed Lewmar deck hatches and all Stainless-Steel rails, pulpits, stanchions, and handrails. 1 x Harken 46 ST Electric winch and 1 x Harken ST Manual winch at helm, and 2 x Harken 46 ST sheet winches in the cockpit.
Highfield dinghy with Honda BF15hp outboard (2016) for l340 inflatable onger triops; 2 x fuel tanks and Tohatsu 5hp 2 stroke outboard.
Ground Tackle
12V Windlass with 1 x galvanized Delta anchor with 60m chain. 1 Fortress aluminium anchors with 20m chain and 40m rope
New forward deck cushions, lots of spare parts (separate list), mooring lines, fenders, shorepower cables, cleaning equipment, boat hook, printer, linen, cook ware, crockery, cutlery, glasses and cups, knives, basic tools etc. All Bedding, cushions and other soft furnishings are brand new.
Three cabins- owners version which is very desirable. All cabins have loads of natural light thanks to large hull windows and deck hatches. All the hatches have blinds/ screens, good headroom, and fans throughout.
The starboard hull is a single cabin with large bed aft (walk around), sofa, desk, lots of storage and large ensuite bathroom. There is also a Siemens IQ500 Washing Machine/ Drier. The port hull accommodates two guest cabins, the aft with large double bed (walk around) and the forward also a double. Three ensuite heads, owners, and aft guest cabin with separate shower stalls. Electric flush toilets and 60L Black water tanks on each toilet.
LG LED TV in Saloon and LG DVD player and Fusion Stereo (not operable) and 2 x speakers in saloon and 2 x cockpit
Good sized galley to starboard with suitable storage and benchtop preparation areas. Three burner gas cook top and oven and Panasonic Inverter microwave oven. The Vitrofrigo fridge and under bench freezer are on the opposite side, as well as plenty of extra bench space and storage. Additional freezer space via Brass Monkey portable 12V freezer which is also included.
12V Fridge/ Freezer top and front opening in saloon and Isotherm drinks fridge in cockpit
Under bench freezer
Water Capacity
Water Maker
Safety Gear
To be audited at time of survey.
Sea Safe 6-man life raft KHYF6 14 6886, full set of flares, fire extinguishers, EPIRB, grab bags with safety gear, spare water, lifejackets
12V DC electrical system with 4 x house batteries (450-amp hours) for onboard consumers. Separate starter batteries port and Starboard engines and generator. Charging via 3 x 320w 3 x 180w solar panels, Watt Sea Hydro generator, engine alternator, diesel generator and shore power.
220V AC electrical system with current provided by Mainco 2000-Watt Inverter and diesel generator.
B & G Triton integrated system, VHF, AIS, Chart Plotter and Radar. Electronic Charts for plotter for North Atlantic, Africa, Caribbean Sea, South Atlantic, Pacific, Queensland, Indian Ocean. 2 x Standard Horizon HH VHF Icom M-802 HF radio with wire aerial, Iridium pilot sat phone/ BB internet with Red Box router/ firewall. Iridium GO fitted 2021 (2 x new SIM cards)
Sail Inventory
Dacron Main and Jib (2016) Code 65, Code Zero (2018), parasailer 165m2 (2016)
Mast Rigging
Aluminium mast and boom with single spreader and wiring standing rigging. Forestay is fitted with manual Profurl headsail Furler and self-tacking headsail. Mainsail has luff cars, boom bag and lazy jacks for easy handling.
General Remarks
New forward deck cushions, lots of spare parts (separate list), mooring lines, fenders, shore power cables, cleaning equipment, boat hook, printer, linen, cook ware, crockery, cutlery, glasses and cups, knives, basic tools etc. All Bedding, cushions and other soft furnishings are brand new.
Many spares, please ask for the inventory for a full list.

Disclaimer: Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure the accuracy of information provided, details are intended as a general guide to the vessel and its contents. Details are supplied by sellers and the accuracy of those details cannot be guaranteed by Vicsail.

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