Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 42


Boat Make: Wauquiez

Boat Model: Pilot Saloon 42

Boat Length: 12.99 m

Fuel Tank Capacity: 415 L

Water Tank Capacity: 615 L

Engine Power (hp): 57

Keel Type: Fin

Hull Material: GRP, Vacuum infusion

Since the introduction of the first Pilot Saloon sailing yacht in 1991 the Wauquiez shipyard has built over 300 yachts of this type. The Pilot Saloon is a true Bluewater cruising yacht with a very unique approach towards world-wide sailing offering day-light, space, comfort, safety and pleasure.

All Wauquiez yachts are entirely built in-house at our yard in Neuville-en-Ferrain located just 15 minutes north of Lille, combining true craftmanship and the latest technologies.

The Wauquiez Team is proud to present our latest model of the Pilot Saloon range: The new Pilot Saloon 42.

The new Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 42 has a high-performance hull shape.

With a straight bow that stretches the waterline to the absolute maximum which results in better performances and higher speeds. The powerful bow and soft hull chines provide a high shape stability, very important for a sailing yacht that behaves well in all conditions.

The Pilot Saloon 42 has a powerful stern suited for a double rudder configuration making the boat easy to helm downwind and at the same time reducing the wetted surface which improves the sailing performances in light winds. We also paid special attention to the appendages. The Pilot Saloon 42 is fitted with double rudders offering optimal control at all points and conditions of sail; We offer a deep draft keel of 2.15m lowing the center of gravity and offering ultimate sailing performance and a 1.75m short draft keel for those who like to navigate and anchor in small and shallow creeks.

Naval Architect- Berret-Racoupeau Yacht Design
Builder- Wauquiez Boats (France)
Length overall- 12.99m
Length waterline- 11.79m
Maximum beam- 4.34m
Standard draft- 1.75m (iron keel)
Deep draft- 2.15m (lead keel)
Fuel tank capacity- 415L (option 615L)
Water tank capacity- 615L (option 415L)
Engine- 57hp (option 80hp)
CE certification- A (Unlimited Ocean Passages)

- GRP / Balsa sandwich hull built using a resin infusion process for an optimum resin/fibre ratio.
- Hull protected by the use of a bisphenolic resin on the external layers of the sandwich.
- Once-piece composite structure integrating lateral and longitudinal reinforcements glassed and bonded to the hull, spreading loads of appendages and rigging throughout the hull.
- GRP/Balsa sandwich deck built using a resin infusion process polyurethane bonded and mechanical fastened to hull.

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