Your Lock-down and Covid19 Escape Pod is ready and waiting in La Paz, Mexico, gateway to the Legendary cruising grounds of the Sea of Cortez.

Good quality catamarans that haven’t been “Chartered to death” are rare on the West Coast of the US and Mexico, but SV Cava is a cruise ready 2012 Lagoon 400 4-Cabin layout in great shape.

The boat is currently located in Marina Cortez in La Paz, Mexico.

Equipped with Northern Lights Generator/Water Maker/Solar and more it’s time to stop dreaming and make 2021 the year you start doing!

Buying a boat in Mexico can have some tax advantages in saving you the State Sales Tax and the boat is already where you want to start Cruising.  When buying a boat in Mexico, all of the title transfer, paperwork and funds transfers are handled in the United States by a Marine Documentation Services Company for your convenience and piece of mind.

The owners of La Paz Cruisers Supply and Brokerage are cruisers themselves and have been living and cruising aboard in Mexico since 2008.  Our team has crossed oceans, sailed to the South Pacific, delivered catamarans from South Africa and sailed around the Caribbean, Mediterranean and world. Our goal isn’t to waste your time, but to help you find a boat that fits your budget and dreams.

Full Specifications

Boat Name

Flag of Registry: France
Keel: Other
Hull Shape: Catamaran

LOA: 39 ft 3 in
Beam: 23 ft 9 in
LWL: 37 ft 7 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 0 in
Bridge Clearance: 66 ft 7 in
Dry Weight: 22817 lbs

Total Power: 78 HP
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2012
Engine Model: 3JH5E
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3600
Propeller: 2 blade propeller
Drive Type: Sail drive
Engine Power: 39 HP
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2012
Engine Model: 3JH5E
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3600
Propeller: 2 blade propeller
Drive Type: Sail drive
Engine Power: 39 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (79 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 2 (53 Gallons)

Number of double berths: 4
Number of cabins: 4
Number of heads: 4

Depthsounder – Raymarine
Log-speedometer – Raymarine
Wind speed and direction – Raymarine
Repeater(s) – at Navtable and Helm
Navigation center – Raymarine
Plotter – Raymarine
Autopilot – Raymanrine
GPS – Raymarnine
VHF – Standard Horizon
Radar – Raymarine 48nm
Radar Detector
TV set – 32″ Flat screen
DVD player
CD player
Cockpit speakers

Inside Equipment
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Battery charger
Hot water – 40 L
Fresh water maker – EcoTech 30GPH
Sea water pump
Washing machine
Microwave oven
Marine head
Electric head
Refrigerator – 2017 Isotherm
Deep freezer – 2012

Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet

Outside Equipment/Extras
Solar panel – 4 x 130W
Cockpit cushions
Cockpit table
Swimming ladder
Cockpit shower
Outboard engine brackets – Honda 20Hp 4-stroke
Radar reflector
Tender – 2007 Carib 3.4M
Liferaft – Zodiac 6 Man

Deck Equipment
8 mooring cleats
12V/1000w electric anchor windlass in anchor locker with 10 mm gipsy
Bow safety net with knot-less nylon netting
Outboard stern stainless steel pulpits
Inboard stern stainless steel pulpits with horseshoe buoy and flag pole mounts on one side
Composite forward longitudinal beam with recessed chain run and mooring cleat
Aluminium crossbeam with forestay chainplate, anchor roller and 1 nav light
Double level stainless steel lifelines
Triple level stainless steel lifelines on aft beam
Stainless steel coachouse-mounted handrails
Stainless steel hard top supports-mounted handrails

Cockpit usable as outdoor salon, access to the sea by a stern walkway giving access to the transoms
Hard top bimini with 3 recessed spotlights
Self bailing cockpit
Helm station on port side on the coachouse bulkhead: engine throttle controls, engine control panels, compass, area for electronic equipment, leather covered steering wheel with brake, double helm seat with cushions, access steps from cockpit with s/s handrail, line storage bag.
Steering system: cable steering, s/s shaft rudders, emergency tiller
U shape seating area to starboard
1 aft cockpit seat locker
1 gas locker under the seats on starboard side of cockpit
1 locker under the lazy boy in cockpit with room to store 1 additional gas tank

Large panoramic view salon with wide sliding door and lock
Standing headroom: 2.13m / 7’
7 X 12V halogen salon overhead lights
Seating for 5 people
Varnished wood coffee table that can be swapped with large wooden cockpit table. 1 set of tall aluminum legs and 1 set of short aluminum legs.
3 storages compartments under settee
2 opening hatches in forward vertical coachouse windows

Forward port Cabin
Entrance from port gangway
Standing headroom: 2.08m / 6’ 10”
2X 12V halogen overhead lighting
2X 12V halogen reading lights on the ceiling
Double bed convertible in 2 single beds
Double bed: 2.06m X 1.76 m x 1.16m / 6’ 9” X 5’9’’ x 3’10’’ approx.
2 single beds: 2.06m X 0.69 m x 0.58m / 6’ 9” X 2’3’’ x 1’11’’ approx.
1 drawer and 2 lockers on front of bed
Storage under the bed
Night stands with storage on both sides of bed
1 hanging locker
1 opening deck hatch with blind
1 opening port hull with curtain
1 large one-way fixed window with curtain

Forward port head
Access from forward port cabin door
2X 12 V halogen overhead lighting
Standing headroom: approx 2.00m/ 6’7”
Large manual marine head (cabinet for optional holding tank with gravity drain/ and deck pump out)
Fibreglass washbasin with hot/cold mixer tap,
1 fibreglass grating in the shower
1shower head holder
1 chrome towel holder
1 chrome double towel hook
Shower sump pump with float switch
1 opening deck hatch with blind
1 toilet paper holder under the washbasin
1 cabinet with 2 mirrors and shelves
1 toothbrush cup in the cabinet above the washbasin

In salon, communicating directly with cockpit via a sliding glass window
Standing headroom: 2.09 m / 6’ 10”
3 X 12V halogen overhead lights
White laminate countertop with wooden fiddles
Double S/S sink with hot and cold mixer tap
Drainer counter for dish drying
3 burner gas stove
Separate oven with grill (enamelled interior)
2 drawers
Cupboard under sink with waste bin behind door
Starboard galley column with separate enamelled butane oven / with broiler and cabinet for microwave oven (optional).
Storage under countertop, which can accommodate an additional optional refrigerator (110 L/ 29 US gal) or a freezer (110 L/ 29 US gal)
1 x12V fridge 110 L / 29 US gal with front opening

Access from opening hatch with stainless steel gas strut in transom
2 x Upgraded 39 HP sail drive diesel engines
Sound proofed engine compartments
Engine compartments air intakes on aft crossbeam
Engine compartments 12V blowers
1 start battery 12V – 70 Ah (per engine)
Fuel filter with water separator
Sea water filter
Exhausts with wet mufflers

Northern Lights 4.3KW Generator under Cockpit sea with sound insulation Box

12 V backlit electrical panel on port side of salon
LCD display with: voltmeter, Amp-meter, water level gauge, diesel level gauge, low voltage alarm for batteries
House batteries bank
Battery switches:
– House bank: under bed in aft port cabin
– Engine start: under bed in aft port & starboard cabin

Portable Gas Honda 20i generator

1 fully-roached mainsail, sail area 56 m2/603 sq.ft. and battens
1 furling genoa, sail area 28 m2/301 sq.ft. with UV protective strip

Standing Rigging
Anodized aluminum mast, P : 15.66m/51’5’’ deck stepped, (mast clearance : 20.30m / 66’7’’)
Double spreaders rig
Anodized aluminum boom
2 hull-mounted shroud chain plates
1 crossbeam-mounted forestay chain plate

Running Rigging
1 double purchase mainsail halyard
1 genoa halyard
1 multi-purchase mainsail sheet and traveler on hard top, led back to the helm station
2 genoa sheets led back to the helm station
2 genoa sheet tracks with adjustable cars
3 winches at the helm station
1 winch, 46.2 ST for:
– 1 main sail halyard
– 1 genoa halyard
– Gennaker halyard and sheets (option)
– 1 boom topping lift
– 1 genoa furling line
1 winch, 46.2 ST for:
– 1 main sail sheet
– Reef 1 single line
– Reef 2 single line
– Reef 3 single line
1 winch, 46.2 ST for:
– 1 port side genoa sheet
– 1 port side main sail traveler line
– 1 starboard main sail traveler line
1 fixed mainsail outhaul
1 stopper for genoa furling line on deck
2 lazy jacks adjustable at mast base
2 winch handle with holder

80M stern stainless-steel roller with webbing line
New Bow Trampoline 2020
Ultramar 35Kg Anchor in Box
Anchor Chain 70M (new 2019)
Inflatable 2 person Kayak
2 Folding Bikes
Hooka Compressor
Portable Honda 20i Generator
Fresh water rinse-down at Bow and cockpit
Spare Yamaha 15Hp 2-Stroke Outboard

Polyester and high quality anti-osmotic resin
FRP construction
Infused Balsa cored hull construction – white
Below the waterline: infused Hull bottom in
solid GRP
Bridge deck and deck in balsa sandwich.
Vacuum bagged and infused with high quality
anti osmotic resin and polyester resin
Solid glass or core-mat sandwich one-piece liners
Glassed or bonded laminated wood bulkheads

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. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.