Lagoon's new flagship power catamaran has amenities and space to spare.
At 78 feet long and 36 feet wide (plus an inch in both dimensions), the Lagoon Seventy 8 catamaran offers a lot of space and a lot of options for how to use the space. Three-, four- and five-cabin configurations are available, and the aft half of the port hull has options that include a movie theater, a conference room, a massage room or a game room.
Owners will like the fact the master stateroom comes with a personal beach — part of the hullside folds out to create a platform that hovers just above the waterline, for at-anchor relaxation away from the rest of the yacht. The balance of the staterooms include island berths, en suite heads and panoramic hull windows.
Forward on the main deck is a 322-square-foot platform that can accommodate sunning, sitting, napping and even dancing, if it’s that kind of party. At the transom, each hull has a swim platform, and a Tenderlift platform can fill the space between them, to create a large aft beach. Up on the flybridge is the yacht’s helm, room for several more people, and — depending on the plan chosen — a Jacuzzi tub or another vast sun lounge.
Even given the Seventy 8’s wide sidedecks, the main cabin has plenty of room for a salon and a dining table for eight people. Forward of all that is more seating that connects with the foredeck seating area when the door is open.
Standard power comes from twin Volvo D11 510 hp diesels; twin John Deere N13 580 hp diesels are optional and deliver a top speed around 19 knots. The yacht’s range at slow speed is more than 4,000 miles with 2,246 gallons of diesel.
The view is expansive from pretty much everywhere aboard, and at anchor the Seventy 8’s party potential is epic. And given Lagoon’s experience with long-range sailing cats, this yacht should handle longer cruises without too much effort.