Lagoon 42 'Exit Strategy'

by Doris
(Saint Augustine, FL)

'Exit Strategy' was built in 1993 by TPI Inc in Rhode Island, USA.


Located in St. Augustine, FL

Please contact the Owner at

  • LOA: 42'6";
  • LWL: 38'9";
  • Max Beam: 22'8";
  • Sail Area (Main + Jib): 958 sq ft;
  • Displacement: 16,550 lbs;
  • Draft: 4' 5";
  • Masthead height off water: 64'0";

Hull Material: SCRIMP (Seemann Composites Resin Infusion Molding Process). Hulls are epoxy/glass; deck and cabin top are end-grain balsa cored glass. Hull/deck connection strengthened with full-length aluminum toe rail.

Propulsion and Steering
  • Twin Yanmar 3JH4 40hp diesels (2005);
  • ZF V-drives (2005);
  • 3 blade bronze propellers;
  • 1"SS shafts;
  • Dripless seals around propeller shafts (2010);
  • Engine rooms refit and sound dampened;
  • Edson steering - wire on quadrant with SS wheel;
  • Ray Marine Autopilot (2008);
  • New steering drive chain (2013);

Fuel and Water Tanks
  • Twin 40 gallon steel fuel tanks for total of 80 gallons;
  • Twin 70 gallon water tanks for a total of 140 gallons.

  • Two large, comfortable staterooms, one on either side aft, with queen size beds, dressing area, hanging locker, drawers, loads of storage, seat, two side ports and one overhead hatch for great light and ventilation. Hatch screens, fan and reading light;
  • Starboard hull converted to owner's suite with office in center and large head with stand up shower forward;
  • Port bow stateroom has been altered to provide easy access to storage as an extended pantry area, while remaining a usable berth. It is now designed as a v-berth with filler for occasional use as sleeping quarters, while providing valuable pantry to the galley;
  • Laminate sole in accommodation spaces with teak and holly appearance;
  • Nova Kool refrigerator and freezer (2013). Very efficient;
  • New stainless steel 3 burner Tasco stove with oven (2013);
  • Stainless steel sinks with hot and cold pressure water;
  • 2 marine toilets (pumps replaced 2013);
  • All new hoses and holding tank in starboard head (2015);
  • 12 gallon water heater;
  • Fans in each stateroom and the saloon;
  • Reading lights at each berth

  • 12 volt deluxe circuit breaker panel;
  • ProCharge U Battery charger (2013);
  • Solar panels 520 watts: Four Kyocera 130's feeding house batteries (2007);
  • A 55 watts solar panel dedicated to charging starting batteries;
  • 1500 watt power inverter located in the saloon;
  • 400 watt power inverter located in the office for powering computer and printer;
  • Four deep cycle 6 volt Deca house batteries (2012);
  • Two marine starting batteries (2012);
  • 80 amp high output alternators on each engine;
  • 12 volt lights throughout the boat;
  • AC outlets in each stateroom and at the office and saloon

Rigging and Deck
  • All standing rigging was replaced by Mack Sails in 2013;
  • Aluminum dual spreader deck stepped mast and boom, sloop rig;
  • LED Aqua Signal masthead Tri-Color and anchor light (2013);
  • Mast mounted steaming light with deck light (2013);
  • New VHF antenna at mast head (2013);
  • Boom has internal reefing lines and outhaul;
  • Low stretch 2:1 main halyard;
  • Low stretch Jib and spinnaker halyards;
  • 6 deck cleats;
  • 4 Lewmar #48 winches for running rigging;
  • Self tacking jib track;
  • All blocks are Harken roller bearing;
  • 16' wide Harken mainsheet traveler;
  • Harken bat car system with ball bearings on main sail w/full set of loaders for bearings;
  • Harken roller furler on jib (2005);
  • Rope clutches all around;
  • Stainless Steel stanchions and lifelines;
  • Stainless steel swim ladder at starboard transom;
  • Deck level running lights;
  • Comfortable and sturdy trampolines in good condition. They have been removed and stored inside during layups, then reversed when re-installed.

  • Heavy duty Doyle mainsail with 3 reef points (2008). Seams walked and minor repairs (2014);
  • Self tacking working jib;
  • 130 Genoa.

  • Large cockpit with two tables that convert to one large table;
  • Protected helm station with excellent visability, electronic read outs, chart plotter and engine controls;
  • Large stowage lockers below cockpit seats and floor;
  • Bimini Hard top with Eisenglass windshield (2007);
  • Textaline sun shades all around hard top;
  • Water catchment from hard top piped to water tank fills on deck.

  • 5 opening side ports on port and 4 on starboard;
  • 10 Goiot deck hatches over hulls. Staterooms and heads have sliding hatch shades built in;
  • 2 emergency hatches under steps;
  • 2 vents in each engine room;
  • Blower in each engine room;
  • Fans in each stateroom and saloon;
  • 2 deck hatches in saloon.

  • Bilge pumps: Each bilge has automatic primary and secondary pumps as well as a manual pump with handle in the cockpit
  • High water alarm in bilges;
  • 4 fire extinguishers;
  • Bell mounted at helm station;
  • Emergency tiller;
  • Propane solenoid switch at galley stove.

Electronics and Navigation
  • Garmin 4208 chart plotter at helm (2013);
  • Garmin GPS at Chart Table;
  • Ray Marine instruments at helm: Wind, Depth, Speed, Tri Data;
  • Plastimo 5" compass at helm (2014);
  • Ship's Barometer;
  • Satalite cell phone by Iridium with remote antenna installed on bimini.

Ground Tackle
  • 65# Bulwaga Anchor;
  • 68# Claw anchor;
  • Both with chain and rode;
  • Electric windlass.

Exit Strategy is an ocean sailing catamaran. She is well designed, well built, well maintained and sea kindly. She is fun to sail and points well. You can tack her easily, even with main alone. Set up to live aboard at anchor, this boat doesn't need a dock. With solar panels to power the efficient refrigeration and water catchment on the hard bimini, you can be self- sufficient in comfort. She loves the ocean, and with a high bridge deck clearance and great lines, she handles a wide range of sea conditions with quiet grace.

  • Great for entertaining with ample room for dinner parties in the cockpit or salon.
  • Easy and fun for day sails;
  • Capable passage maker;
  • Comfortable to live aboard.

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