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Astréa 42

Astréa 42 - Bareboat incl. with skipper Catamarans

Leading boatbuilding yard Fountaine Pajot signals its increased involvement in the cruising catamaran market with the Astréa 42, a design that's made for sailing vacation charters. A joy to sail with all the attributes of a modern cruising cat that today's discerning charterer demands. For the passengers among the crew and when it's time for everyone to relax, free-flowing movement throughout the boat makes holiday time aboard a pleasure for all.

12.6m, 41'
Charter Type:
Bareboat incl. with skipper
3 or 4 double

The Astréa 42 builds on the design set by Fountaine Pajot's highly successful Saona 47 catamaran, which has proven popular for charter. The evidence lies in the number of new boats coming into charter, where they are found to offer the ideal mix of easy sailing and comfortable living aboard.

With a hull shape that provides incomparable interior space, the Astréa 42 is a great charter boat for all. Couples enjoy the freedom of all the room at their disposal, while the layout is equally pleasing to family and friends wanting to share precious holiday time together. The linkage from helm station to outdoor relaxation area to living spaces facilitates free-flowing movement throughout the boat. 

The double seat and built-in sun lounger adjacent to the helm station make for enjoyable time together while underway. At anchor, the spacious cockpit is the perfect place to relax. Or to to be at one with the sea by using the easy water access. The U-shaped galley transitions seamlessly with the cockpit via a vast sliding pocket door. And out of the sun, the comfortable lounge has expansive panoramic windows that let in ample natural light. 

All-in-all, the Astréa 42 offers superb vacationing afloat. What better way to travel your favourite charter holiday destination. Voted “Multihull of the Year” (2018) by the prestigious French Voile magazine.

Ask us for a list of all the additional equipment and accessories that come with chartering an Astréa 42 in your preferred destination.

"... an accomplished vessel that encapsulates ‘convivial cruising.’ That’s largely thanks to her well-integrated spaces – chiefly around the helm station and upper decks – but also between her cockpit and saloon." Boating New Zealand, Nov. 2018

" ... many advantages besides performance, with so much natural light and dynamic looks, comfortable space and elegant design. Her layout and features will bring you fantastic moments, whether at sea or mooring in a bay."  Caribbean Mulitihulls website, accessed Nov 2018. 

Listing added November 2018

Date Added: Nov 28th, 2018   Last Updated: Apr 1st, 2021


  • Guests: 8
  • Cabins: 3 or 4 double
  • Berths: 6 or 8
  • Heads: 3 or 4
  • Showers: 3 or 4
  • Length: 12.6m, 41'
  • Beam: 7.2m, 24'
  • Draft: 1.2m, 4'
  • Engine(s): 2 x 30hp
  • Fuel Capacity: 470l, 124g
  • Water Capacity: 700l, 185g

Equipment Includes: Roller genoa, lazy Jacks with lazy bag, fridge, bimini, cockpit table & cushions, electric anchor windlass & mainsail winches, dinghy with davits, outboard engine, swimming ladder, GPS plotter, auto pilot, wind instruments, VHS, BBQ, cabin fans, radio, electric toilet pumps, inverter, 12v socket. Additional equipment may vary. Ask us for equipment available on the Astrea 42 in your preferred destination.

Yacht Layout

Astrea 42 Layout
Astrea 42 - 3 Cabin Layout
Astrea 42 - 4 Cabin Layout

Specifications and accommodation layouts may vary. Ask us for the details of this boat in your preferred destination. Many boats have additional saloon berths not indicated above.


Rating: 5 / 5
The Wave was wonderful! We had 3 couples and the skipper so we each had a berth. We cooked several meals in the kitchen and kept a fresh mint and basil plant in the the window! Our skipper and my husband are both sailors so we sailed the boat as much as the wind and time would allow and very much enjoyed that. Of course the black water issue is not great, but we managed.

All the islands along the coast of Croatia are worth checking out. We had 2 weeks to explore the beautiful towns and coves and recommend hitting the towns during the day to sightsee and pick up supplies then find a quiet cove to anchor for the night. Split was very crowded and might have been better visited in the fall after the cruise ships taper off.

Sail Connections' service was really great! We felt guided through the process, of which we knew nothing about before. We were met in Slano by Cristina, who was so good to help us. Our skipper was excellent even tho we had a bit of a language barrier, He was careful, fun, and joined us on all of our excursions and was willing to explore and find places he had never been. Joyce, USA, Aug 17th, 2019
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