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2016 Lagoon 450S

Meraki

YACHT DETAILS: 2016 Lagoon 450S

LOCATION

ASKING PRICE

STATUS

LENGTH

MAX DRAFT

BEAM

BRIDGE CLEARANCE

Deltaville, VA
$648,000 USD
Sold
45 ft
4.25 ft
25.67 ft
73.25 ft

ENGINE YEAR

ENGINE MAKE

ENGINE MODEL

CABIN(S)

HEAD(S)

FUEL TANK

FRESH WATER TANK

HOLDING TANK

2016
Yanmar
4JH57
3
3
(1) 274|gallon
(1) 185|gallon
(1) 53|gallon

PRICE IMPROVEMENT FROM $685k TO $648k – Aug ’23

The Lagoon 450 S  (S for Sportop) was introduced by Lagoon to complement the highly successful 450 Flybridge model. The intention was to provide a catamaran more suited to a cruising couple or family who wanted the helm area to be more closely connected to the cockpit and main salon, for safety and communication under way,  than the isolated helm on the flybridge version. The hardtop helm is a starboard offset steering position, allowing direct access to both the cockpit area and the main deck.  Given the location and configuration of the helm, the mast is 2′ shorter than that of the 450F and the boom is lower; thus the boom and sail bag are easily accessible from the cabin top and mast & boom are visible from helm top window. This model was an immediate hit, building on the 450’s reputation as an ideal cruising vessel, with great load carrying capacity. 

Meraki is a three cabin, owner version, commissioned in France and sailed to the USA by the first owners. The second (current) owners have made significant upgrades to the yacht’s systems. All equipment upgrades were done with reliability in mind.  They have cruised the North American east coast from Nova Scotia to the Bahamas and as far south as Grenada over the past five years. Meraki has been their full time home and the pristine condition of this vessel is a reflection of proud and conscientious owners who have stayed on top of the smallest of maintenance needs for the yacht. You will be hard-pressed to find a cleaner Lagoon 450!

The philosophy of both sets of owners has been to spend as little time as possible in marinas, preferring instead to be on anchor enjoying the natural environment with minimal noise from systems. The current owners added Lithium batteries and a generous solar array, with this in mind.  Since Meraki is configured for off-the-grid cruising, she is not equipped with a generator or air conditioning system. Hatches and fans have sufficed for boosting air flow below decks. 

During their time at anchor the yacht systems were supported by:
1440W solar panel array 
1200AH lithium battery house bank,
185 gallons of fresh water (standard is 92 G)
26 gal/hr 12V watermaker 
2 x 3000W inverters providing 115V and 220v AC power. 
2 x 57 HP Yanmar diesel engines (upgrade –  w/ 1120 hours)
2 x 137 gallon fuel capacity 

Meraki’s navigation and communication equipment is “best in class’.  B&G electronics at the helm and the interior navigation station enabling full navigation capabilities from the helm and the salon (see Descriptions/Specifications for details).  

 Some of Meraki’s upgrades and highlights include:

  • Square top Mainsail and  Jib – upgraded to HydraNet Radial Offshore 
  • Code 0 – PBX Black Line Mylar 
  • CopperCoat bottom paint (2020)
  • B & G navigation instruments: 
    Radar
    Autopilot
    Zeus 12 Chartplotters
    Triton displays
    Forward Scan Sonar
    AIS
    VHF
  • Iridium GO
  • 2 x Victron 3000W inverters (120VAC and 220VAC – configured to power all systems from batteries)
  • Victron Solar Regulators
  • Honda 2200i Portable Generator
  • 85lb Mantus galvanized steel anchor
  • New 300’ of 7/16” G4 anchor chain installed (2022)
  • Trampolines – MultihullNet’s Offshore 3/8” Polyester Open Net mesh (2021)
  • New helm enclosure (2022)
  • New cockpit isinglass on side panels (2022)
  • Single tub large galley sink and premium faucet
  • Washing Machine
  • Custom cockpit storage (2 additional lockers)
  • Inflatable SUP
  • 2 x Inflatable Kayaks
  • Dive hookah w/ extra hose
  • Carbon fiber gangplank
  • Flex-O-Fold folding props
  • Comprehensive safety equipment (EPIRB, life raft, life vests, flares)
  • Three 20 lb propane tanks for BBQ and galley stove/oven

….This just scratches the surface! 

From the owners:

Meraki has been a joy to sail and a safe and comfortable platform from which to explore the ocean environments and island life. Over time, we have added practical touches which have come with ‘live-aboard knowledge’. She is ready for your adventure.

* This vessel has had the bulkhead remediation completed by Caraibe Marine, a certified Lagoon Service Center in Martinique France, on February 03 2022.  

Brokers interested in co-brokering this boat should note that special commission arrangements exist and should inquire of the listing broker.

Accommodations

The Lagoon 450 series is known for its thoughtful layout, exceptional headroom (6’ 4”), and comforable appointments. The interior of the Lagoon 450S is spacious and light, with excellent visibility through the numerous salon windows and cockpit windows & door. 

The galley u-shaped is to port of the sliding door and opens into the salon. There is plenty of counter space, a large single tub sink with premium faucet (2019), and a 3-burner propane stove and oven. Refrigerator and freezer conveniently located in the galley & salon, with a second fridge in the cockpit. 

The starboard hull is the owner’s hull with queen-sized berth aft (with slats under the mattress) which can be accessed from each side. Meraki has the credenza configuration, which gives storage all the way down the outer side of the hull as well as on the inner side of the hull (forward). The head is forward with excellent storage, vanity, electric toilet (salt water flush) and separate shower stall.  A sliding door at the base of the steps creates privacy between the hull and the salon.

The port hull is the guest hull; cabins have queen berths (w/ slats under mattresses) with generous storage, en-suite heads, each with separate shower stall & electric (salt water flush) toilet. Light in the hulls is phenomenal, thanks to large fixed portlights  as well as overhead hatches.

  • L-shaped settee forward/starboard with under seat storage.
  • Salon dining table w/ taupe cover
  • Salon coffee table w/ taupe cover
  • 2 x Stools w/ storage under cushions
  • Starboard aft counter w/ storage, fridge, electrical panel below
  • TV & Televator (electric lift which raises/lowers TV so it can be stored below counter level)
  • Overhead storage
  • Sliding door to cockpit
  • Nav Station forward port w/ Storage & full suite of Electronics 
  • Forward opening portlights
  • Overhead hatches
  • Solar panels: 4 x 360 LG NeONr (LG360Q1C-5V) Solar Panels = 1440 Watts (new 2018) 
  • House batteries:
    Lithium, four ReLion RB300 Lithium = 1200 AH (2019)
  • Engine Batteries:
    Starboard: FullForce FFD 110-12 AGM (2018)
    Port: DieHard Platinum 31M AGM (2022)
  • Victron Smart (bluetooth) BMV-712 battery monitor (2019)
  • Victron Color Control GX status display (bluetooth) (2019)
  • Victron SmartSolar (bluetooth) MPPT 150/100 TR solar charger (new 2020)
  • Victron Phoenix 12/3000 230VAC True Sine Wave Inverter 3000W – washer, hot water. (2019)
  • Victron MultiPlus 12/3000 120VAC True Sine Wave Inverter/Charger 3000W – two high power outlets (2020)
  • High power outlets 2 x 120V/60Hz Outlets (galley & stbd electrical closet)
  • Samlex Pure Sine Wave 115v Inverter – 600W (2020) – all other outlets
  • Cristec battery chargers – 40 amp + 60 amp (2017)
  • Water heater: Quick  60L (inverter/engine)
  • Washing machine: Siemens 8KG – 220V
  • 12V Fans in Salon & Cabins
  • 3 x Jabsco Quiet Flush Electric Toilets 
  • 120V sockets with USB ports throughout 
  • LED lighting throughout
  • Courtesy lighting: transoms & cockpit
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  • B&G V50 VHF at Nav Station (new 2019)
  • H50 VHF Remote at Helm
  • B & G NAIS 500 Transceiver
  • Iridium Go Satellite Internet and Emergency Communications (new 2020)
  • VHF/AIS Radio Cable: High performance LMR-400 Ultraflex Cable to mast top (new 2019)
  • Starlink rectangular dish on solar panel arch
  • Fusion MS-AV755 AM/FM Stereo, DVD/CD Player at Nav station
  • Bose 2.1 sound system w/ cockpit and salon speakers
  • 32” Samsung monitor w/ Roku soundbar on electric lift in salon
  • 21” Monitor in port aft cabin
  • Access from starboard side deck or cockpit steps
  • Sliding fiberglass safety bar on starboard side
  • Wheel w/ instruments on molded dashboard
  • Engine controls and instruments
  • 3 x  Harken 60.2STAEH Winches at helm (2-speed electric)
  • Rope Clutches
  • Hard top w/ sliding window
  • Molded fiberglass helm seat for 2 people
  • S/S & Teak stairs to cabin top/dinghy hard top
  • Full helm enclosure w/ upgraded Isinglass (new 2022)
  • Lounging mattresses on cabin top
  • Mainsheet traveller on cabin top
  • Access to solar panels & mainsail/boom
  • Main Halyard: Cousin Trestec Armadillo 12mm 3-layer line w/ additional Technora chafe protection at mast top (2022)
  • Main’s Reefing Lines: 12mm dyneema (2022)
  • Jib sheets: 14mm dyneema (2022)
  • Jib furler line:  8 mm – Marlow Grand Prix MGP Series Furler Line – ( 2023)
  • Acetal sheaves at mast top and dinghy davits (upgrade)
  • Engines: Yanmar 4JH57 diesel engines – 114 HP total (1150 hrs. each March 2023) serviced approximately every 250 hours
  • 1000 Hour service (June 2023)
  • SD60 sail drives
  • Flex-O-Fold 1814-3L Propellors – 3 blade
  • Two 520L (137 gal) diesel fuel tanks, Total: 1040 L (274 gals)
  • Fuel rate: One engine, 2100 rpm, 3 Lph (0.8 gph),  6.0 knots
  • Honda 2200i 115VAC Super Quiet Inverter Generator
  • Desallator Freedom 100 12V Watermaker = 100 L (26 gal.) /hrs. 
  • 4 x 175L (46 gal) water tanks (700L, 185 gal.)
  • Gator Gill Dive Hookah w/ 2 Regulators & 100′ hose (plus extra hose)
  • Highfield Classic 340 Dinghy (11.2 feet) w/ Aluminum hull (2019)
  • Center console & seat w/ under seat storage and
  • Bow anchor locker 
  • 20 HP Honda Outboard w/ electric start and trim/lift controls,
  • Mantus 2.5 lb dinghy anchor with 10 ft chain and 50 ft rode
  • Custom sunbrella chaps (2022)
  • Stazo Smart Lock  for outboard,  Stazo 20mm (⅘”) security cable eye cable – 2.5m (6.4 ft)
  • 3 gallon primary fuel tank
  • 1.5 gallon spare tank
  • Nautex Folding Gangway/Pasarelle: carbon fiber: 8.5kg (19 lbs.) with two mounting/locking locations on port scoop
  • EPIRB: Ocean Signal rescueMe EPIRB1
  • Life Raft: Superior WaveRacer ISO 6-person w/ valise (2022) +
  • 24-hour ditch bag (2022)
  • Fire extinguishers in cabins, cockpit and salon: updated in 2022 
  • Flares: updated in 2022 
  • High power LED waterproof spotlights
  • Dock lines:
    3 x 45’ 1” triple-ply dock lines 
  • 2 x 22’ 1” triple-ply dock lines
  • Fenders:
    6 x  Lagoon’s standard 9”x24”
    4 x  Megafend 14” x 36” inflatable, w/ covers
  • Inflatable Standup Paddle Board – SeaEagle 
  • Two inflatable Kayaks SeaEagle RazorIite 393rl 12’ x 2’
  • Kayak holders on side decks
  • Under-mattress comfort slats in cabins
  • Custom fishing rod holders
  • Custom instrument covers
  • Additional access doors to electrical equipment (port & stbd hull)
  • Portholes with curtains and insect netting in cabins
  • Leather bulkhead organizers in the cabins
  • Teak flooring in salon and heads
  • Porthole in galley 
  • Three winch handles
  • Disclaimer
    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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    Jon and Anne Hutchings
    YaZu Yachting
    Deltaville, VA 23043
    jon@yazuyachting.com
    804-567-0093
    anne@yazuyachting.com
    804-567-0092

    Contact the listing brokers, Jon or Anne Hutchings at YaZu Yachting in the heart of Deltaville, boating capital of Virginia.
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