Sailing towards the Horizon with the Astréa 42 Cruising Catamaran by Fountaine Pajot

4 April 2024


A liveaboard catamaran in the current Fountaine Pajot Sailing Catamarans range, the Astréa 42 has inherited all the advantages of her predecessors, and much more besides… With her elegant design, remarkable sailing performance and luxurious comfort, the Astréa 42 embodies the very essence of adventure at sea.

On display around the world

If you’re a keen sailor and can’t wait to discover and visit this 42-foot liveaboard, you’ll be delighted to know that it will be featured at some of the most prestigious boat shows around the world.

All unique opportunities to see Fountaine Pajot’s jewel of the seas up close. Get ready to sail with elegance and stability thanks to the innovative design and refined level of finish.

Versatility, Elegance & Innovative Design

Art de vivre by Fountaine Pajot

This cruising catamaran stands as a symbol of versatile and elegant sailing. Designed for the challenges of ocean passage-making and the most daring explorations, this yacht embodies the quintessence of marine power and elegance. Every line, every curve, has been thought out and designed by the Fountaine Pajot shipyard to make for easy handling and provide unprecedented comfort under way.


  • Sailing aboard the Astréa 42 is a unique nautical experience, but above all a human adventure around the world that pushes the limits of the imagination (cf Luc & Viviane).

Her performance at sea offers fluidity and comfort when sailing, even in the most demanding conditions the ocean has to offer. However, this exceptional catamaran doesn’t just tame the elements with vigour. She also embodies the future of sailing, with an innovative version: the Smart Electric. A symbiosis between cutting-edge technology and respect for the environment, offering an electric alternative that combines performance and durability, for an ever more immersive sailing experience. In real terms, this boat is an ecological alternative for sailing in harmony with the sea. Designed for those who envisage a responsible future, this version lightens your carbon footprint while offering remarkable performance.


Thanks to her stable hulls and exceptional manoeuvrability, this luxurious liveaboard catamaran guarantees an unrivalled feeling of freedom on the water. Whether you’re cruising along the picturesque shores of the Mediterranean or crossing the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, the Astréa 42 will take you wherever you want to go with complete confidence. Equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and the latest navigation technology from our partner GARMIN, this catamaran is ready to take on any challenge you have for her.

Bound for adventure, cruising aboard a Fountaine Pajot catamaran

With her sleek, elegant design, the Astréa 42 has everything that yachting enthusiasts and experienced sailors are seeking, whatever their sailing plans.

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, an unforgettable family holiday or a solo adventure, we have the boat to suit you.  This 42ft catamaran yacht offers the ideal environment for relaxation and discovery. With a 70m² mainsail area, spacious cabins, light-filled saloon and outdoor areas perfect for contemplation, every moment spent on board is simply an invitation to serenity and well-being.

The spacious saloon is laid out in the spirit and DNA of Fountaine Pajot and the U-shaped galley stands out for its user-friendliness. These spaces are connected to the helm station, plenty large enough to seat two, safely offering a perfect view of the sail plan, making it ideal for handling.

Organise dinners under the stars, set off to discover exotic destinations or simply let yourself be carried away by the tranquil rhythm of life at sea. On board, the world becomes your playground and every day is a new adventure to savour. The Astréa 42 embodies excellence in yachting.



Here’s our advice: come and visit us at one of the forthcoming boat shows, where we’ll be delighted to welcome you. The Fountaine Pajot team and your dealers will be on hand to help you with your purchase project.