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propane/electric/convection unit. The traditional
nav station has repeated Garmin
instruments from the main helm that are
compatible with Navionics and your iPad.
The salon features more of those wonderfully
soft cushions and three different
table configurations for berth, cocktail
and dinner usage.
Accommodations have the option of
This is the master stateroom head with elegant vanity and walk-in shower
two models - either a four cabin Quatuor
model, or the Maestro version with two
guest cabins and the elegant owner's
suite. All cabins have built in screens and
shades in the overhead ports. Both guest
cabins have queen-sized island beds with
underbed storage and abundant lighting.
Each has an en suite head with their
own washbasin and toilet. The extra living
space is gained by having a shared
shower, accessible from either side; a brilliant
idea!
The owner's cabin immediately entices
you with the large island bed with underbed
storage, recessed shelving and abundant
storage. The private master head is
much more accommodating for two people
and the elongated sink is aesthetically
pleasing and very luxurious. The option
for a washer/dryer system has already
been pre-plumbed. The biggest surprise
awaits you as you round the corner to discover
the walk-in shower that is a dreamcome-true
on a sailboat!
The convection oven makes living aboard
enjoyable
The fridge has four easy to access drawers
Owner's suite with working desk and island bed
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The next surprise just might be how
well the boat actually sails. With good
balance and stability, the bows easily cut
through big chop to deliver an incredibly
smooth ride. The Fountaine Pajot Astrea
42 is definitely a very comfortable boat
that hides the sensation of speed. I had
the opportunity to speak with the new
owners after they had enjoyed several
sails and I am thrilled to report that they
are extremely pleased with the boat's performance.
They are easily able to achieve
70% of the wind speed and the boat is
significantly faster than their previous
Hunter 36, except when sailing upwind.
Docking a catamaran was definitely a new
experience for them, but after a few practices,
they are now finding it much more
maneuverable to dock than a monohull.
The one thing they kept coming back to
was how incredibly comfortable the boat
is, especially the beds. The only downside
in the Greater Toronto area was finding a
dock that could accommodate the beam of
their new boat.

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AT THE HELM: FINALLY! CRUISING DOWN SOUTH IS POSSIBLE AGAIN!
WAYPOINTS WINTER CRUISING: HEADING SOUTH!
“YOU WON!”: WINNER OF THE YACHT SOLUTIONS SCHAEFER YACHTS CONTEST
POWER REVIEW: SCHAEFER 303
THE PORT HOLE: OCTOBER 2021
SAIL REVIEW: FOUNTAINE PAJOT ASTREA 42
POWER REVIEW: OAKLEY 245 CC
CROSSING THE LINE: THE VERY OFF SEASON
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