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Fountaine Pajot SAMANA 59: luxury, serenity & freedom

The Samana 59 is great value for money! She is very well designed for the Caribbean, for both private and charter use. A + : she can be fitted with Dual Power 110V/220V. Just cruise easily between islands!
  • Launched in July 2020 in La Rochelle
  • First boat show with Hull#1 in September 2020 in Bandol (south of France)
  • First sea trials in La Rochelle (France) in October 2020

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Well-engineered design & versatility

The SAMANA 59 is directly inspired by flagship  Alegria 67  in a smaller and more compact yacht, which makes her great value for money.

Designed by architect agency Berret Racoupeau together with the Fountaine Pajot design team, the Samana 59 provides comfort at helm , for smooth and efficient sailing. Her sails ratio is as good as the Alegria 67, for great performance .

Fountaine Pajot Samana 59 look is elegant and modern.  The reverse bows  is a clear signature from Berret Racoupeau design on the lastest Fountaine Pajot sailing catamarans. The long side-windows bring very a horizontal and sleek look to this model.

Throughout the yacht, decks have been designed to fit any situation, whether relaxing moments or fun gatherings . This smart use of space for both convivial moments and intimacy will allow you to spend amazing vacations with friends and family.

The huge flybridge certainly makes this yacht unique. And Charter owners love the fact that all Guest cabins are identical in size and geatures: no more headaches for different pricing and to attribute them to guests!

Innovations on the Samana 59

Fountaine pajot samana 59 exterior areas, aft cockpit.

  • When you get on board the Samana 59, you immediately notice the platform to enjoy water sports and fun. That sets the tone for the whole concept of this great catamaran.
  • The large cockpit offers 27.5 sqm of convivial space. There are 3 seating areas, and a generous dining table for 10/12 guests. It can also feature an optional galley and plancha.
  • The door is very large (much larger than on previous model Ipanema 58) to allow a generous entrance into the saloon, and when open to give an impression of huge inside/outside space.
  • An integrated cockpit tent and an electric shade panel will allow you to protect from direct sun, wind or rain. 
  • You will enjoy the direct access from the aft cockpit to the aft cabins (guest cabin portside, and Master cabin at starboard if you choose the Maestro version), to the flybridge or to the saloon.
  • The breathtaking Samana 59 flybridge is 30 sqm, simply the largest in its category.
  • The helm station is central and located at the front of the flybridge, with easy winch manoeuvering on each side of the helm.
  • A U-shape lounge  with table welcomes guests on the flybridge, which is also equipped with a galley including fridge and plancha. This area, together with the helm station, is coevered either by a bimini or hard top according to your choice.
  • At the back of the flybridge, your guests enjoy 2 double sunbathing mattresses .

Front cockpit

Easily accessible through a quality waterproof door from the interior saloon, the foredeck is 10 sqm and features a large U-shape lounge with modular sunbeds.

The chain and anchor locker is easily accessible between both parts of the trampoline.

Fountaine Pajot Samana 59 interior areas

Choice of samana 59 interior versions.

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  • 1 Owner's Suite + 1 bathroom
  • 2 double cabins + 2 bathrooms
  • 1 bunk beds + 1 bathroom
  • 4 double cabins + 4 bathrooms
  • 4 double cabins + 6 bathrooms
  • 6 double cabins + 6 bathrooms

The vast saloon is no less than 32 sqm, with a smart use of space. It offers easy movement and natural ventilation with the direct access door to the foredeck. There are two lounge areas, a nav station, and galley depending on the chosen layout.

  • There are two possible layouts: either with galley up or galley down .
  • The bar area also offers 2 options, with optional wine cooler or freezer.
  • On starboard, you may choose to transform the cocktail table into an optional electric folding table.
  • The nav station is located at the front of the saloon, next to the access door to the front cockpit.

Guest cabins

All guest cabins measure around 7/8 m² and follow the same comfort requirements, with Queensize beds, generous storage and a bathroom. All bathrooms are equipped with head, washbasin and a separate shower.

Owner's cabin

The Maestro cabin offers 17m² of comfort. You will love the beautiful seaview though a very large window. 

Comfort has been thought throughout the cabin to ensure quality relaxing time. 

  • The bed is Queensize , and there is a comfortable sofa on the side.
  • Storage is generous, including a large wardrobe.
  • A convenient desk is located near the entrance, and an optional TV can be fitted.
  • The owner's bathroom includes  separate head and separate shower.
  • You will benefit from direct accesses to both the aft cockpit and the saloon.

The owner's cabin (in the Maestro version) enjoys a double access , both from the saloon and from the aft cockpit.

Price list for a Fountaine Pajot SAMANA 59 & options

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A. A tax-free yacht in the Caribbean

Not only is the Caribbean a great sailing ground, it also gives you the opportunity to own a tax-free yacht.

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We advise you to consult also a Tax Advisor if you need professional advice on your specific Tax situation.

B. Get a Yacht Finance with our partners

We have been working with specialized institutes for years for our clients to get a finance plan for their yacht purchase, in the United States, United Kingdom and France.

Get a Yacht finance quotation for your Samana 59 catamaran - Contact us now

C. What will be your Samana 59 final price?

The final price will take into consideration the following: 

  • Basic price depending on layout
  • Version configuration pack price
  • Various  Fountaine Pajot factory options
  • Ex-factory additional features

See our example price for a fully loaded Samana 59

Please note that:

  • Fountaine Pajot prices are updated twice a year . The price will be determined according to the date you sign the yacht order and pay the 20% deposit, as requested by Fountaine Pajot.. 
  • When to choose all options: You are not requested to choose all options from start. There are choices you can make later. Our team will give you the corresponding deadlines.

(*)  Prices may vary. These prices are for indicative value only, and are not contractual. 

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Step 1 - Samana 59 version price (* as of August 1st, 2023)

SAMANA 59 CHARTER    for 1.999.000 euros*

SAMANA 59 MAESTRO (Owner)  for 1.954.300 euros*

Deposit is 20%

Layout choice 1

Galley up and double port mid and aft cabin + 0 euros*

Layout choice 2

Galley down, lounge saloon and port aft cabin with bunk beds + 62.214 euros*

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Step 2 – Fountaine Pajot Samana 59 version configuration pack (*as of August 1st, 2023)

  • Samana 59 Grand Large : 38.500 Euros*
  • Samana 59 Oceanic : 111.000 Euros*
  • Samana 59 Comfort:  143.500 Euros*

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Step 3 - Fountaine Pajot factory options (* as of August 1st, 2023)

Discuss with our New Yacht team, to make sure you get the right equipment for your yacht. Below are some common options:

  • Engine upgrade Yanmar 4LV150      45.064 euros*
  • Electronics package   GARMIN 3    40.065  euros*  
  • Gennaker furler & gear (without winch)    12.928 euros*
  • 2 x Aft cameras   2.211  euros*
  • Solar energy panels   3 x 170W (incl. Comfort)  4.518 euros*

Step 4 - Additional Ex-factory equipment on your Samana 59 

We have been dealing with individual requests for a long time, and have partners both in La Rochelle and the Caribbean, to deal with your extra specific needs.

We have had fitted the following features for our clients, for example:

  • Teak decks, showers, etc
  • electronics,
  • electrical systems (like additional solar panels),
  • various sails and rigging fittings,
  • furniture and appliances, 
  • dinghies, watersport gear, etc

How much does a fully-loaded Samana 59 cost?

Prices as of August 1st, 2023 - Subject to change by shipyard

As an indication, the average price of a fully-optioned Fountaine Pajot Samana 59 with Caribbean Multihulls is roughly 2 900 000 euros* 

By fully-optioned, we consider the following:

  • Owner version
  • Comfort equipment
  • Aft Platform
  • Engine upgrade 
  • Synthetic teak in the cockpit

Contact our New Yacht advisors for more information.

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Specifications - fountaine pajot samana 59 sailing catamarans.

Length overall: 18.21 m / 59.74 ft Beam overall: 9.46 m / 31.04 ft Draft: 1.4 m / 4.59 ft Displacement: 24.5 T

Genoa: 88 m2 / 947 sq ft Sail area: 116 m2 / 1248 sq ft

Standard power: 2 x 110 HP Option power: 2 x 150 HP

Fresh water capacity: 1150 L (approx.) / 304 US gallons (approx.) Fuel capacity: 1200 L (approx.; 2x600²) / 317 US gallons (approx.)

Naval architect: Berret Racoupeau Interior design: Isabelle Racoupeau Builder: FOUNTAINE PAJOT

Layout versions of the Samana 59

Lounge maestro samana 59: .

  • 1 owner's suite
  • 2 double cabins
  • 4 bathrooms

Maestro Samana 59:

  • 4 doubel cabins
  • 5 bathrooms

6 cabins Samana 59:

  • 6 double cabins
  • 6 bathrooms

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Fountaine Pajot’s Samana 59: Sailing the Sweet Spot

  • By Mark Pillsbury
  • November 1, 2022

Samana 59

With a length overall of 61 feet, 7 inches and a beam of just over 31 feet, Fountaine Pajot’s Samana 59 is a big boat. As I wandered fore and aft, upstairs and down, while sailing on a sun-splashed morning on Chesapeake Bay with Cruising World ’s Boat of the Year judges , I found multiple places to stop and take in the surroundings. 

The view from the flybridge was expansive; in the cockpit, the gurgle of the wake passing by was hypnotic. It was a little early in the day to kick back on the foredeck sun cushions, and besides, my feet kept taking me back to the owner’s stateroom in the starboard hull, where an athwartships queen berth sat amidships. Leaning on its edge, I could look directly out the long, rectangular port in the hull and see waves dancing by. 

Yep, I thought. That would be the place to be.

Fountaine Pajot is a longtime player in the French catamaran industry. Its more-recent models have tacked in the direction of luxury accommodations, but it hasn’t forgotten its performance roots. Besides looking good, most of the FPs I’ve encountered have sailed well too, the Samana included.

Designed by Berret-Racoupeau—FP’s collaborator for nearly a decade—the Samana has stylish good looks. Its sheer rises from slightly raked-back bows and then tapers downward from the mast aft to the transoms. The lines of the cabin top are repeated in miniature on the Bimini over the ­flybridge, giving the boat a somewhat space-age look, while displaying the same visual DNA that Olivier Racoupeau employed in the rest of the FP range. The boat we visited in Annapolis, Maryland, all tricked out with gear for the show, carried a price tag of $2.8 million.

On deck, the Samana has a versatile cutter rig with a slightly overlapping jib and large genoa, both set on electric furlers. Upwind, roll out the jib, and coming about is a fairly straightforward chore (with a little help from electric Antal winches). Off the wind, furl the small sail, and deploy the big genoa for more power when reaching. During our test sail, in 9 to 10 knots of breeze, the speedo hovered in the 6-knot range on a reach. Our speed was slightly less than that closehauled—not a big cat’s favorite point of sail. I’d guess that in the Caribbean trade winds, where a boat like the Samana is likely to be found, the ride would be a bit more spirited.

The Samana’s fiberglass hull is resin-infused and balsa-cored for strength and stiffness; the deck and several smaller parts are injection-molded, which gives them a finished look top and bottom. Bulkheads are all cored composite structures and are tabbed to the hulls using fiberglass cloth and resin. Aluminum plates are placed in the laminate wherever hardware is to be installed, and they get drilled and tapped for assembly.

Living space aboard the Samana is well-thought-out and can accommodate a crowd. The cockpit has a dining table to port and a settee opposite. A ­second couch spans the transom, with a fridge, grill and sink adjacent to it, to starboard. At anchor, a hydraulic swim platform can be raised for sunbathing or lowered to the water. On the foredeck, there’s more space to kick back on a pair of U-shaped seating areas that can be reached by walking up the wide side decks, or from the saloon, which has a beefy, ­watertight door front and center.

The boat in Annapolis had what FP calls the ­Maestro layout, with the galley up in the saloon. Counter space takes up nearly the entire port side of the main cabin, with all the appliances you’d ­expect to find in a long-legged cruiser. There are ­multiple fridges and a freezer, and a five-burner stove and ­oven. The cooking area is open but separated from the rest of the living space by an island with ­additional counter and stowage. 

Opposite is a U-shaped couch surrounding a table that can be raised for dining indoors or lowered for cocktails and coffee. In the forward starboard corner of the saloon, there’s a forward-facing nav station and seat that would be a nifty spot to stand watch when it’s snarly outside.

The Maestro configuration puts the owner’s ­stateroom in the starboard hull, where it takes up about two-thirds of the space, with sleeping accommodations forward and a head and shower aft. A ­five-step companionway and hatch provide a private entrance from the deck; a second ­companionway from the saloon separates the owner’s stateroom from the en suite guest stateroom forward.

A galley-down Maestro version is also available, with the galley replacing the center of three staterooms in the port hull. Access to the aft stateroom is from the cockpit. 

There is also a six-stateroom charter version ­available, giving an owner lots of options for how the boat can be used. 

No matter the layout, given the Samana’s size and systems, it is likely that most owners will have a ­full-time captain and crew, whose quarters are in the ­forepeaks of both hulls.

For an owner who plans to live aboard and sail, friends and family will find all the comforts of home aboard the Samana. And if chartering is in the plans, pick the layout that will prove the most alluring, and the new FP is bound to be a breadwinner.

Mark Pillsbury is a CW editor-at-large .

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Deprived of a sumptuous launch in Cannes and then in Miami, the Samana 59 has therefore had to start her career relatively discreetly, between Marseille and Toulon... The replacement for the Ipanema 58 has nevertheless managed to convince an informed public: no less than 20 units have already been ordered! We got the chance to sail aboard this luxurious catamaran.

Test location: Bandol, France Conditions: sea state slight, wind southeast 10 to 15 knots

The late cancellation of the Cannes Yachting Festival motivated many builders to organize private events on the French Mediterranean coast, most choosing the same dates as the original Cannes event. This is what Fountaine Pajot did at the port of Bandol. In the absence of the third new model for 2021, the Power 67 - which ended up staying in Greece - the Isla 40 and the Samana 59 were presented for the first time to a restricted public audience from September 10th to 13th. And following these few days of presentation, we were able to try out these two catamarans. The timing was tight: photo and video shoots were already under way…

Flattering design Compared to her predecessor, the Ipanema 58, launched six years earlier, the Samana 59 is undeniably more elegant. The integration of the flybridge has been particularly well accomplished and is a success. The lifting effect of the superstructure achieved by the lateral windows that hide the uprights, the glazed cockpit “ears” and the gray coachroof wings have a lot to do with it. The deck line is also completely different. The straight lines...

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Fountaine Pajot Samana 59

Fp samana 59 catamaran, dimensions & specifications.

  • 59.74 ft / 18.21 m
  • Beam: 31.04 ft / 9.46 m
  • Draft: 4.59 ft / 1.4 m
  • Displacement: 25.5 T – unloaded
  • Main Sail Area: 1248 sq ft / 116 sq m
  • Genoa Area: 947 sq ft / 88 sq m
  • Standard Power: 2 x 110 HP
  • Optional Power: 2 x 150 HP
  • Fuel/Diesel: 1200 Litres (larger optional)
  • Freshwater: 1150 Litres (larger optional)
  • Architects: Berret – Raccoupeau
  • Yacht Design Interior Design: Raccoupeau Design

FP 59 Overview

The FP Samana 59 has a place for everyone to find serenity and large open areas for gathering. Her flybridge the largest in its range and includes a comfortable expansive lounging area and sunning deck with cushions. Designed for nimble maneuvering and bluewater, the FP 59 is ready for cruising your way with plenty of family and friends.

FP 59 Layouts

The FP 59 is available in the following layouts:

  • Galley down: 1 owners’ suite + 1 bathroom / 1 double cabin + 1 ensuite bathroom / 2 double cabins + 2  ensuite half-bathrooms
  • Galley up: 1 owners’ suite + 1 bathroom / 1 double cabin + 1 ensuite bathroom / 3 double cabins + 2  ensuite half-bathrooms
  • Galley down, 5-cabin: 3 double cabins + 4 ensuite bathrooms / 2 double cabins + 2  ensuite half-bathrooms
  • Galley up, 6-cabin: 4 double cabins + 4 ensuite bathrooms / 2 double cabins + 2  ensuite half-bathrooms

All layouts include a crew berth with ensuite bathroom in each hull.

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