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2016 Fountaine Pajot Lucia 40

Charleston, South Carolina


This owners version Fountaine Pajot has brought tremendous joy to the owner, and is ready to reach for new horizons.

The boat has been up and down the East Coast, and is a proven cruiser that is both safe and comfortable.

It is easily handled and performs well. They have a proven track record, and is a wonderful platform for a cruising family. With spacious accommodations, 3 couples can enjoy lifetime experiences, whether it is gunkholing in the Chesapeake, or anchoring in the Bahamas or beyond. 


Neptune Yacht Sales and Services is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Denison Yachting - Charleston.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Avanzar
Make: Fountaine Pajot
Model: Lucia 40
Year: 2016
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Designer: Berret-Raccoupeau Yacht Design
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: FPA57014D616
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 40 ft / 12.19 m
Length Overall: 38 ft / 11.58 m
Beam: 21 ft / 6.40 m
Min Draft: 3.83 ft
Displacement: 19,621 lb
Bridge Clearance: 64 ft / 19.51 m
Electrical Circuit: 12 V
Double Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: D-30
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 30hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Folding
  • Year: 2018
  • Engine Hours: 1942
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: D-30
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 30hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Folding
  • Year: 2018
  • Engine Hours: 1948
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 60hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 80 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 140 gal
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity: 11 gal


Heads Count: 3
Drive Type: Sail
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Catamaran
More Info : Manufacturer Website

  • Desirable owners version with 3 cabins
  • Owners cabin aft in starboard hull
  • Large drawer under berth
  • Hanging locker
  • Desk between owners berth and head - may be used as an office
  • Separate owner's electric head forward to starboard
  • Large separate shower with glass separator 
  • Owners vanity and sink
  • Large storage area forward of shower
  • Guest cabins located in port hull
  • Forward cabin is light and airy
  • Recessed shelves inboard
  • Large drawer under berth
  • Dedicated electric head and shower for forward guest cabin
  • Second guest cabin aft
  • Hanging locker
  • Dedicated electric head and shower for second guest cabin
  • Salon area has an L shaped settee
  • Storage under the seating, with a table which can be raised or lowered
  • Very light with large windows and a skylight
  • Cross ventilation through opening portholes forward and sliding doors aft
  • Garmin GPSmap 7410 at Nav station
  • Garmin GHS10 at Nav station 
  • Fusion stereo at Nav station - Bluetooth connectivity
  • Garmin wind, speed and multifunction at helm
  • Garmin GPSmap 7410 at helm
  • Radar - integrated with Garmin system
  • AIS
  • Access to boat either port or starboard via walkthrough transom
  • Swim ladder on starboard transom
  • Hot/cold shower at transom
  • Engine access at transom in recessed lockers
  • Port side deck accessed via steps behind seating, leading forward
  • Starboard deck accessed via steps in front of transom, or across helm seating area
  • Foredeck has trampoline, either side of which has a bow seat
  • The windlass is located in a large locker in the bridgedeck
  • The anchors and chain are stored in the same locker
  • New Rocna anchor, 45 lbs Delta anchor, and ........
  • Three winches, one electric
  • Deck organizer at mast
  • Labelled clutches for control lines, halyards and sheets
  • Seadek throughout cockpit
  • 30 amp umbilical connected on at port hull
  • Freedom Xantrex inverter/charger
  • Stand alone distribution panel located in port engine compartment
  • Breaker panel located at Nav station
  • Centaur 60A battery charger
  • Engine mounted alternators
  • DC power supplied by 2 banks of 3X Group 31 AGM batteries (6 total)
  • Battery selector switch located in starboard engine compartment
  • 2 X 135 W solar panels (Fall 2021)
  • Large and spacious L shaped galley
  • Sliding windows assist with ventilation and ease of passing food and drinks to cockpit
  • Double SS sinks
  • ENO 3 burner propane stove with separate oven
  • Dual refrigerated drawers
  • Freezer above fridge
  • Numerous drawers located throughout
  • Trash accessed either through countertop or side door
  • Large working surfaces
Sails & Rigging
  • Partially battened mainsail
  • Roller furling Genoa
  • Facnor furler
  • Fractional rig
  • New sail bag with Dyneema lazy jacks
  • Main halyard, main sheet and traveler replaced in Fall of 2021

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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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