We are pleased to offer a “try before you buy” programme where you can test sail a yacht on charter with us in the Caribbean or in the USA. If you subsequently decide to purchase a new yacht within the following three months, we will deduct up to a week’s charter fee from the purchase price.

Why Choose Fountaine Pajot?

Helia 44 Fountaine Pajot Horizon Yacht Charters

Founded in 1976, by Jean Francois Fountainea and three partners, the boatyard launched its first sail cruising catamaran in 1983 followed by the first power cruising catamaran in 1998. Fountaine Pajot has launched over 30 models since 1983 delivering over 2500 boats to date. You can read the history of their shipyard here.

From the outset, Fountaine Pajot have been innovation-driven, updating their ranges regularly to retain their  market leader position while servicing the demands of their discerning clientele who share their passion for sailing. Building to CE 9001 controls and certification, Fountaine Pajot consistently deliver world class cruising catamarans.

Located on the West coast of France, in the stunning Vendee region, which is steeped in maritime history, the shipyards are in historic La Rochelle, and closeby in Aigrefeuille,

Fountaine Pajot commission and handover new yachts in the port of La Rochelle, where yachts can either be delivered under sail, or moved to Montoir and shipped. You can read about the history of the Fountaine Pajot Shipyard here.

Horizon have been selling, managing and maintaining Fountaine Pajot catamarans since 2004.

Horizon’s expertise in yacht specifications enables a charter yacht owner, or a private buyer, to benefit from our experience spanning decades in the marine industry.

New Fountaine Pajot Yachts

Mahe 36 Evolution Horizon Yacht Charters

Fountaine Pajot Mahe 36 Evolution Contact us for Pricing

(2 or 3 Cabins/2 Heads)

The MAHE 36 Evolution, a very affordable catamaran. The Fountaine Pajot Mahe 36 Evolution is an Olivier Flahault conceptual design with Joubert/Nivelt hulls. The Mahe 36 hulls are built entirely using resin infusion technology which gives outstanding production quality consistency and limits raw material wasta[...]
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Fountaine Pajot Lipari

Fountaine Pajot Lipari 41 Contact us for Pricing

(3 or 4 Cabins/3 or 4 Heads)

Fountaine Pajot yard is delighted to present the Lipari 41,  renowned all over the world. The Fountaine Pajot Lipari 41 underwent over a thousand miles of sea trials before going into production. This modern cruising catamaran has an integrated [...]
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Helia 44 from Horizon Yacht Sales

Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 Contact us for Pricing

(3 or 4 Cabins/3 or 4 Heads)

“Helia”, meaning sunshine in Greek, is a bright name for the brilliant new Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 catamaran. At Forty four feet long, and over twenty four feet wide, she is available as a 3 cabin version with owners stateroom in the starboard hull, with en suite facilities and a study area, with two additional double cabins, with e[...]
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Sanya 57

Fountaine Pajot Sanya 57 Contact us for Pricing

(4 or 5 Cabins/4 or 5 Heads)

Fountaine Pajot, in association with the Berret Racoupeau design office, has produced a definitively elegant and innovative catamaran with a unique, contemporary design. Specifically designed for ocean cruising as well as unforgettable family holidays, the Explore Arrow
Sanya 57

Fountaine Pajot Sanya 57 – Crewed Contact us for Pricing

(4 or 5 Cabins/4 or 5 Heads)

Fountaine Pajot, in association with the Berret Racoupeau design office, has produced a definitively elegant and innovative catamaran with a unique, contemporary design. Specifically designed for ocean cruising as well as unforgettable family holidays, the Explore Arrow