Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42

Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42

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NEW 2023: ASTREA 42 now available in SMART ELECTRIC

As the shipyard gradually extending the Smart Electric system to the whole Fountaine Pajot sailing range, discover more about it on this article and video about the subject.


Astrea 42: a real revolution for her size!

Catamaran Astrea 42 by Fountaine Pajot gathers 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.

Fountaine Pajot has kept the shipyard's DNA in this new 42' catamaran, while bringing many innovative developments. The Astrea 42 model offers all the features which awarded the Saona 47, Fountaine Pajot latest new boat, with international success. The hull with inverted bow is the new signature of the range, and brings energetic and elegant lines as well as generous interior space.

Recognized by professionals and sailors

Fountaine Pajot ASTREA 42 has received awards as soon as launched! It received:

Fountaine  Pajot Astrea 42 awarded Multihull of the Year 

Awarded Multihull of the Year 2018 by French magazines " Le Monde du Multicoque " and " Voile Magazine ".



Astrea 42 - European Yacht of the Year 2019


Awarded European Yacht of the Year 2019 by a jury of 12 European Yachting magazines, in the Multihull category.



Astrea 42 - Nominated for Multihull of the Year 2019


Nominated Multihull of the Year 2019 by a jury. Yachters will decide who'll be the winner! Subscribe to our newsletter to get updated end of April about this prize.

Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42 catamaran: the sheer pleasure of sailing

The design of Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42 allows flexible movement at sea and pleasure of sailing while at the helm station, with direct communication with all exterior relaxing spaces from the cockpit to the coachroof. A sun lounger is built-in on the coachroof, next to the double seat helm.
In the cockpit, the Astrea 42 can be equipped with an optional plancha grill to fully enjoy this space together, as well as the Beach Club embedded gangway.

The large sliding door between the cockpit and the saloon gives the possibility to benefit from a wide open space, and the U-shaped galley harmoniously blends. The large and elegant panoramic windows bathe the spacious and comfortable saloon with natural light.

Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42 catamaran exists in a large variety of versions from Owner to Quatuor, with 12 bathrooms configurations to choose from. She has everything to fulfil your sailing dreams!

Astrea 42 Interior versions

Fountaine Pajot catamaran Astrea 42 comes in Maestro owner and in Quatuor version.

Each version comes with various bathroom options for port and starboard:
  • 2 bathrooms
  • or 1 bathroom  + 1 with large shower
  • or 2 bathrooms with central shower
You can click here to check all Astrea 42 interior layout possibilities.

Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42 – catamaran price and equipment cost

I want a fast Astrea 42 price quote


Purchase of your Fountaine Pajot catamaran  
Price of your Lucia 40 and optional costs




Have your checked whether you could buy your Astrea 42 Tax-Free?

Many islands in the Caribbean offer tax-free yacht purchase. Could YOU benefit from it?

Please note we are not a Tax Adviser to determine what is due in your country, please consult one if you have any doubt. However we do have nearly 20 years of yacht exportation from France and boat sales in the Caribbean.


Get a Yacht Finance offer for your Astrea 42

We have been working for years with American and French large finance corporations in order to offer our buyers a solution to finance their yacht.

What will be the final price of your Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42?

The total price of your boat will be adding 4 the following:
- the price of the Astrea 42 configuration you have chosen (Quatuor or Owners version), with number of cabins and heads,
o Grand Large version 
o Oceanic version
o Comfort version

Fountaine Pajot usually releases price lists twice a year, usually in January and August. Prices may vary because of equipment variation or manufacturers price changes.

The price of your yacht is determined when you have signed your Astrea 42 order and paid for the first deposit (20% as per Fountaine Pajot requirements). Please note that you do NOT have to choose all options when ordering your boat, you may do some options changes later - Our team will indicate what can be changed or not, and mention deadlines when your order is placed.

(*) Following prices are given for indication only. Please note they might vary. 
If you need to change your currency into €uros, consult us to get a good Currency Exchange deal!

Step 1 - Price of your Astrea 42 layout (as of August 1st, 2023)

Choose the number of cabins 
  • ASTREA 42 MAESTRO (Owner version) - 3 cabins for 513.100 euros*
  • ASTREA 42 QUATUOR - 4 cabins for 519.400 euros*

Deposit is 92,000 €


Fountaine Pajot ASTREA 42 Smart Electric option

  • Smart Elect 55 pack  143.165 €
  • Substitution of the battery banks with 2 x 27 kW  11.704 €
  • 6 kW AC inverter  7.838 €
  • Upgraded Charger  13.585 €


Choose the configuration of bathrooms for both port and starboard:
  • PORT 1: 2 bathrooms at no extra cost
  • PORT 2: 1 bathroom + 1 aft bathroom with large shower for 1.245 euros
  • PORT 3: 2 bathrooms + 1 central shower for 2.489 euros


  • STARBOARD 1: 2 bathrooms (inc. Maestro) at no extra cost
  • STARBOARD 2: 1 bathroom + 1 aft bathroom with large shower (inc. Maestro) for 1.245 euros
  • STARBOARD 3: 2 bathrooms + 1 central shower (inc. Maestro) for 2.489 euros


Step 2 – Price of your Astrea 42 equipment version (as of January 15th, 2023)

The various equipment packs include the following options:
  • Astrea 42 Grand Large version cost: 20.000 Euros*
  • Astrea 42 Oceanic version cost: 36.500 Euros*
  • Astrea 42 Comfort version cost: 54.000 Euros*


Astrea 42 option version

Step 3 - Additional option cost on an Astrea 42 (as of August 1st, 2022)

Here are some examples of options which our buyers usually opt for. Please consult us for full list and personalized quotation.
Our team will give you advice on what options you should think of and which ones you may skip. Buyers tend to over equip their boat at purchase.
  • Engine upgrade to 50HP  4 417 Euros*
  • Electronic pack GARMIN 2 including Autopilot, VHF, AIS, 2xGPS 8410, and 2 multi GMI20  19.788  euros*
  • Solar panels 4 x 90/100 W    4.985 euros*

Step 4 - Astrea 42 Ex-factory possibilities 

Caribbean Multihulls has a wealth of experience in doing additional works on Fountaine Pajot catamarans.
Whether in La Rochelle where the boat gets splashed or in Caribbean islands - especially in tax-free Saint Martin where we are based, we know a long list of professionals who are able to work on your yacht and prepare it according to your desires.
For example we have been fitting for clients some solar energy additional equipment or diving compressors, or have provided them with a specific tender to suit their activities.

Price for an Astrea 42 catamaran loaded with options (**as of August 1st, 2023, subject to change)

Should you buy your boat tax-free from your dealer Caribbean Multihulls, the price of a fully loaded Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42 would be around 780.000 €**, including the following options: upgraded engines, Comfort equipment version, Maestro suite, full AC, watermaker, all canvasses, cockpit ice-maker, and much more.

Get equipped to navigate safe and comfortably in the Caribbean and beyond: contact our team!


Please consult us for any additional information on the Astrea 42, pricing and yacht purchase issues.
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Article and video test reviews of Fountaine Pajot ASTREA 42

Click on the images or videos below to access the corresponding test review:

  • Video review of the Astrea 42 at the 2018 International Multihull Boat Show in La Grande Motte (France)
  • Testsail ASTREA 42 review in Multihulls World Magazine in Sept/Oct 2018

Astrea 42 Review - Fountaine Pajot - by Multihulls World #161 in Sept/Oct 2018

  • Astrea 42 review by Multihull Sailor Magazine (US, 2018)

Astrea 42 review by Multihull Sailor (2018)

Virtual tour & video



Inventory & Brochure

Catamaran Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42 - Specs

Configurations for sale
Catamaran Astrea 42 Maestro owner version
1 private suite + 1 bathroom / 2 cabins + 2 bathrooms (depending on options)

Catamaran Astrea 42 Quatuor version
2 cabins / 2 bathrooms (depending on options)

Berret-Racoupeau Yacht Design
Interior Design
Racoupeau Design

Length over all
41.3 ft -12.58 m
Beam over all
23.7 ft - 7.20 m
Displacement unloaded
11.5 T (approx)
4.1 ft - 1.25 m
441.30 ft² - 41 m²
Sail area
699.65 ft² - 65 m²
Standard Power
2 x 30 HP 
Optional power
2 x 40 HP 
Tank capacity
Fresh water 2 x 92 US gallons ( approx) - 2 x 350 l (approx)
Fuel 124 US gallons (approx) - 470 l (approx)

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