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Indigo Moon is a Lagoon 380 catamaran and has a light displacement of 15,700 lbs and a draft of 4'0" fully loaded. She has a mast height of 57 feet and is sloop rigged with a roller furling jib and a fully roached and battened mainsail.

The layout of Indigo Moon is the very popular "owner's version" (see diagram left).

Here are the factory specifications:

Overall Length 11.55 m / 37'11"
Length on waterline 11.00 m / 36' 1"
Overall beam 6.53 m / 21'5"
Draft 1.15 m / 3'9"
Mast Clearance 17.32 m / 56'10"
Light Displacement (EC Regulations) 7.12 T / 15697 lbs
Batten Main 48 m2 / 517 sq. ft.
Furling Jib 31 m2 / 334 sp. ft.
Water Tank Capacity 300 l / 79 US Gal.; second tank optional
Fuel Tank Capacity 2 x 100 l / 2 x 26 US Gal.
Engine Rating 27 HP upgrade, Yanmar
Interior Finish Pear colored Mukali wood
Naval Architects Marc Van Peteghem / Vincent Lauriot Prevost
Interior Designer Xavier Fay
EEC Ocean rating certificate Ocean rated "A" for 8 passengers

Standard Sails

- Fully-roached mainsail, sail area 47m2 / 505 sq ft. and battens
- Furling genoa, sail area 31 m2 / 334 sq. ft with UV protective band

Standing Rigging

- Anodized aluminum mast, 15 m / 49', deck stepped, with mainsail track and cars
- Single spreader rig with triple diamond wires
- Anodized aluminum boom
- 2 hull-mounted shroud chain plates
- 1 crossbeam-mounted forestay chain plate

Running Rigging

- 1 mainsail halyard
- 1 genoa halyard
- 1 multi-purchase mainsail sheet and traveler in aft cockpit
- 2 genoa sheets
- 2 genoa tracks and genoa car
- 2 genoa cars with adjustable fairleads
- 2 roof winches, Harken 40.2 ST
- 2 mainsail reef lines
- 1 main sail outhaul
- 1 mainsail topping lift
- 1 genoa furling line
- 2 lazy jacks
- 2 winch handle
- 2 winch handle holders in cockpit


- 6 mooring cleats
- 800w LEROY SAMPSON electric anchor windlass in anchor locker
- Stainless steel stern and bow pulpits with stern running light and horseshoe buoy mount
- Aluminum stanchion bases
- Double stainless steel lifelines
- Stainless steel roof-mounted handrails
- Lifeline gates


- Large cockpit, functional as deck salon, direct access from port transom
- Self-draining cockpit
- Steering station on roof bulkhead, engine controls, engine panels, compass, custom mount for Furuno GPS/radar
- Steering system by cable
- Epoxy / glass rudders and shafts
- Emergency tiller
- Steering station
- Wood cockpit table
- Storage locker in cockpit sea
- Propane locker in cockpit seat


- Direct access to water, port side
- Deck shower on port side
- Stainless steel swim ladder on port side
- Rubber transom rubrails

Engine Compartment

- Twin 27 HP Yanmar 3GM30F three cylinder diesel engines with SD-20 sail-drives
- Engine cut-off in cockpit
- Dual-lever engine control at helm station
- Soundproofed engine compartments
- Engine air intake in transom
- Optional Engine blowers
- Seawater filters
- Access to engine compartment on transom
- Fuel tank capacity 2 x 100 l / 2 x 26 gal


- 2 water tanks 158 gal
- Freshwater system with one main pressure pump
- Hot water system with 22 l / 5.8 gal hot water heater
- 2 Jabsco heads


- Composition: polyester and vinylester resin
- Foam sandwich hull construction
- Balsa core deck and nacelle construction
- Solid one-piece countermold
- Laminated wooden bulkhead


- CE certified to "unsinkable" standards per Lagoon: six watertight compartments, crash lockers forward and solid fiberglass hull construction below the waterline.

Items That Are Options Not Included In Standard 2001 L380)

Main engines


- Model 3GM30F fresh water cooled 27 h.p. diesel engines; (these are optional engines; standard engines are only 18 H.P.)


- New primary fuel filter system upgrade with 5 micron spin-on filters
- Vacuum gauges to indicate filter condition at a glance

Air Conditioning & Heating


Three separate AC units with reverse heat feature:

(1) Salon unit: 16,000 BTU
(2) Aft Cabin Units: 7,000 BTU each

- Total BTU: 30,000
- Individual thermostats allow independent temp control in each aft cabin and salon


Village Marine Tec.

- Model: No Frills 800
- Rated at 33 gallons per hour
- Professionally engraved placards indicate function controls
- New through hull, sea strainer and electrical wiring to support unit
- Handheld TDS tester to sample and monitor water quality



- Custom Solid Purple asymmetrical cruising spinnaker
- Spinnaker mounted in sock for easy deployment and dousing
- Sailbag for spinnaker
- Both jib (2006) and mainsail (2009) have been inspected and refurbished by DOYLE sails in Ft. Lauderdale

- Spinnaker halyard with turning block
- Custom block and tackle system for tacking the spinnaker
- (2) Lewmar snatch blocks with spectra line tethers for spinnaker sheets
- Lightweight racing line for used for sheets
- Custom sheet block leading to furler
- Three winch handles


- Bimini and Sailbag refurbished March 2009, all new zippers, walkways, etc.
- Complete set of custom, tropics-ready sunshades (in matching blue sunbrella) that cover the entire coachroof and trampoline - areas of the vessel
- Custom hatch covers and winch cover
- Set of custom cockpit shades (breathable mesh)
- Custom helm caddy in matching sunbrella: holds binoculars, MP3 player, water bottle, soda/beer can, sunscreens, reading - glasses and more
- Custom air horn holder mounted in bimini frame above helm, with new air horn
- Custom Igloo Ice chest cushion in matching Sunbrella, with Igloo 94 ice chest included
- Custom snaps on cockpit cushions


- Custom Trampoline; refurbished 2008; made from “supertramp” material and super-reinforced around boarder and grommets with u.v.-proof materials and thread

Ground Tackle


- Primary anchor: 35 pound Delta plow anchor with 100 feet of 3/8 chain (re-galvanized in 2007) spliced to 200 feet of ¾ inch New England rope rode (new April 2009)


- Brand new secondary anchor: FX-23, including storage bag; 200 feet of ¾ rope rode shackled to 30 feet of 3/8 chain

- Leroy Somer electric windlass, refurbished and custom stainless base plate fabricated in 2007
- 3/4 inch rope bridle, with 3/8 inch stainless chain hook

Fenders & Docklines

- Eight (8) 8.5” by 22” hanging fenders
- Two (2) 10” x 26” center rope/tube large fenders
- Ten (10) blue, New England spliced-eye docklines of various lengths
- Two telescoping boat hooks
- Plastic Owl to deter birds

Navigation, Library, Electronics


- 24 mile Color Radar and C-Map NT GPS chartplotter combination
- Radar dome/antenna mounted high, mid-mast on “scan-strut” (maximizes radar range dramatically)
- (2) 1722-C model Color displays, one at helm and one at navigation station
- Display units are interfaced via Furuno’s NAVnet, Ethernet circuitry
- Custom stainless-steel mounting for the display at helm
- Full integration of helm gps display with B&G autopilot via NMEA wiring connection: "go to" function on gps controls autopilot
- Furuno PG-1000 compass: this optional unit facilitates GPS/Radar overlay function

C-Map NT

- Electronic Chart cards (chips) for Furuno GPS system: eight (8) GPS electronic chart microchips covering the Gulf of Mexico , the East Coast of the United States and the entire Caribbean Sea.

Brookes and Gatehouse (B&G) Instrumentation

At the helm outside:
- Network Wind (wind direction and speeds in true and apparent)
- Network Quad (Speed through water, water depth, water temperature, mileage log)
- Network Pilot (Automatic Pilot system)

At the navigation station inside :
- Repeater Network Wind display
- Repeater Network Quad display
- Remote control for Auto pilot

(All of this additional equipment at the navigation station, Furuno and B&G, facilitates setting sails offshore under autopilot and then retiring to stand watch below. Wind speed and direction, GPS, and radar are all monitored out of the cold, rain, heat or other adverse weather. Sail trim is only necessary if and when wind conditions change significantly according to the instruments. The vertical salon windows of the Lagoon 380 allow for perfect visibility while in the salon.)

Autopilot is electronically interfaced: pilot will communicate with and steer to Furuno GPS Plotter waypoints, or operate manually via remote control at the navigation station or the display at the helm.

Standard Horizon

- VHF radio at nav station
- RAM microphone at helm station


- IC-PCR1000 Communications receiver
- Receives SSB radio signals, including voice and weather chart data
- (requires laptop computer; creates a virtual SSB radio receiver on your screen)


- Demodulator; converts SSB NOAA weather transmissions to computer files


- (2) two 15” flat screen televisions; salon and owner’s cabin
- Custom mount for salon television
- Flush mounted DVD in owner’s cabin (new 2009)
- Digital converter box for each television (new 2009)
- JVC stereo and DVD player in Salon (new 2007)
- 12 Disk CD Changer in Salon (new 2009)
- Waterproof cockpit speakers, West Marine, (new 2009)
- Top of the mast mounted t.v. antenna (powered “UFO” unit, new 2007)
- Wiring of the vessel for dockside cable television (2007)
- 50 foot shore cord for cable television hookup


- Chart Kits with dozens of paper charts covering the entire East Coast of the United States


- Chart Book that includes dozens of paper charts for the entire Bahamas

Imoray and other charts

- Three storage tubes containing scores of paper charts covering the entire Eastern Caribbean , Northern Coast of South America, and Central America

Courtesy Flags

- Flags necessary for each and every destination we visited in the entire Caribbean

Ship’s Library

World Cruising Routes; Jimmy Cornell
World Cruising Handbook; Jimmy Cornell
World Cruising Essentials; Jimmy Cornell
Heavy Weather Sailing; Adlard Coles
Complete Sailing Manual; Steve Sleight
Offshore Sailing; Seifert/Spurr
Multihull Seamanship; Gavin LeSueur
Nigel Calder’s Cruising Handbook; Nigel Calder
Marine Diesel Engines; Nigel Calder
Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual; Nigel Calder
Canvas and Sail Repair; Casey
Sailboat Hull and Deck Repair; Casey
Knots for Boater’s; Brion Toss
Complete Book of Baits, Rigs & Tackle; Vic Dunaway
Chapman’s Piloting, 63 rd Edition
Yanmar Engine Service Manual
Yanmar Saildrive Service Manual


Phasor Marine

- 9.5 KW unit with three-cylinder Kubota Diesel
- Approximately 5200 hours
- Manufacturer’s service life rating: 10,000 hours-plus
- Installed in port bridgedeck locker on custom floor
- Fully enclosed in soft soundshield cover with electric ventilation fan
- Custom Racor spin-on fuel filter system (matches the main engines)
- Starting battery and switch under salon seating
- Optional remote starting panel in port hallway  

Heart Freedom Marine

- Inverter and Battery charger; 2000 watts 120 volt AC inverter and 100 amp 12V charger
- Optional Remote control panel mounted at the navigation station. Smart charger senses battery state and adjusts charge accordingly and has setting for AGM batteries making it perfectly compatible and assuring maximum battery life.


- Heavy duty 110 volt battery charger with both automatic and manual modes, serves as a backup for the Heart Freedom Marine unit.

Concord Lifeline AGM Batteries

- Sealed, truly maintenance-free batteries of the finest kind in the world
- (3) 4D AGM batteries for the house battery bank
- (2) Group 27 AGM engine starting batteries (one for each main engine)
- Batteries brand new March 2009
- Previous Lifeline batteries lasted five years under heavy daily use


- (2)1100 GPH Rulemate automatic bilge pumps, one in each bilge
- (2) Rule bilge pump switches with red indicator lights, mounted at navigation station
- (4) Rule High water alarms, one in each keel bilge and one in each engine compartment
- (The RULE products comprise a totally segregated, stand alone system that supplements the OEM manual electrical bilge pumps and the OEM manual Whale bilge pumps, thus providing three independent high-volume pumping options in an emergency.)

Orca Green Marine

- LED masthead combination tri-color navigation and anchor light
- Coast guard approved, super bright LED system uses very few amps and provides super visibility both offshore and at anchor


- Davis MEGA LIGHT anchor/utility light; very low amp draw portable light that is used low in the rigging, alone or in addition to masthead anchor light in anchorages with lots of small boat traffic so as to increase visibility at surface level and in close proximity.

Davis Windex

- Apparent wind indicator mounted at masthead
- Optional “bird spike” protector keeps birds off of the equipment

West Marine

Aft floodlights (2) rail mounted at port transom provide bright light for night operations, dinghy landings and dinghy lifting on davits after dark (new replacements January 2010).

Blue Sea Systems

- New, eight breaker 12v distribution panel at navigation station with dedicated circuit breakers for radar, new automatic bilge pumps, tri-color light, t.v. antenna, and floodlights, etc.; is expandable with two breaker locations still unused
- Custom wiring and main electrical fuse for new panel to match/exceed OEM equipment
- Custom hinges and latch for panel so as to match OEM
- Custom circuit breakers for generator feed mounted in port hallway


- Second 120 volt 30 amp shore power circuit complete, with deck mounted socket, main circuit breaker, dedicated distribution panel with breakers for all individual circuits; panel located in port hull hallway so as to supply power to air conditioning/heating and additional, heavy-load and ground fault protected electrical outlet in galley.

- Shore power cables: complete array of cabling to meet all needs while encountering various docking configurations: two (2) twenty-foot 30 amp cables; two (2) fifty foot 30 amp cables; one (1) 50 amp splitter to accommodate two 30 amp cables into one 50 amp socket; (2) 30 amp adaptors to allow utilization of three-prong household type sockets.

General Electric

- Microwave custom mounted above galley cabinet


- Two aluminum 10 pound propane tanks (second tank optional, new 2005)


- Second fan added in owner’s cabin


- Two (2) complete, large bowl manual toilets new in January 2009

Quantum Pure Air

- “Salon Mate” cabin deodorizer; ozone-generating unit that eliminates cabin odors and kills mold

Water Tankage

- Two (2) water tanks (second tank is factory option)

Safety Equipment


- Eight person, high-quality ocean life raft with handheld water maker
- Inspected 2005, including the additional expense to have the unit vacuum sealed/bagged to insure integrity; unit is now due for inspection again


- Rapid Fix 406 EPIRB, tested and new battery installed by authorized ACR service center in March 2009


- Two (2) handheld GPS units, each ready to interface with EPIRB to supply precise GPS location to the distress signal in case of EPRIB activation and emergency, or to use while exploring in the dinghy

Digital Sonar  

- Handheld “HawkEye” depth sounder and sea water temperature gauge for use with the dinghy: invaluable for scouting depths of unfamiliar areas and anchorages in the dinghy . . . facilitates safety and confidence when scouting out those perfect, uncharted anchorages.


- Complete M.O.B. package including horseshoe floatation ring, “storm” brand super whistle, man overboard pole with flag, large floating strobe light, weighted drogue and all necessary lines and mounts, with all items mounted on port aft rail at helm station.
- Custom rail-mounted matching sunbrella bag for line storage


- Man overboard retrieval system, rail-mounted on starboard aft rail: includes floating sling, retrieval line, and hard plastic storage case.


- Optional dual lifelines across bow between forward corner stantions/seats

ACR Ditch Bag

- Mutli-pocket ditch bag with a complete compliment of survival and signaling devices


- Deluxe Hanging Echomaster Radar Reflector (World’s Best Radar Reflector)
- Reflector is mounted mid-mast above Furuno radar antenna dome


- Two (2) tubular radar reflectors, mounted on side diamond wires to augment Davis Echomaster reflector


- Smoke and Co2 alarm in Salon
- Two (2) Smoke alarms, one in each aft cabin
- Three (3) multipurpose chemical powder fire extinguishers (3.5 pound) new April 2009
- Two (2) Halotron 1 gas fire exriguishers, 8 pounds (new 2004, not current in inspection but with gauges showing green)

Lightning Master

- Static Dissipater mounted at mast top reduces exposure to direct lightning strikes

West Marine

- Deluxe Bosun’s chair with pockets and hanging pouch
- Two, combination offshore harness/lifevest units; manual inflation Co2
- Individual ACR Signaling lights/strobes; whistles; inflatable orange signaling tubes; and accessories for each harness
- Two tethers for use with harness units
- Complete set of jacklines and shackles to outfit the decks for ocean passages
- Array of Adult and Child life jackets to accommodate guests


- Flare pistol: Large metal unit with parachute flare, assorted high altitude flare
- Flare pistol: small plastic unit with assortments of flares
- Handheld flares
- Signaling devices and other items (too many to list and contained in ditch bag).

Sporting Goods

Ocean Kayak

- Model XL Two; kayak that is very stable for two full-size adult people, with two double paddles
- Optional accessories include rubber kayak seats with backs and kayak life jackets with whistle/compasses


- Two (2) Penn 4/0 fishing reels mounted on West Marine rods with Roller Guides
- Complete assortment of supplies including line, lures, gaff, “gut bucket” belts and more

Lobster Gear

- (2) pole spears
- Lobster “Tickle Stick”
- Lobster snare
- Lobster net


- Two (2) aft rail mounted rod holders for trolling underway


- Two (2) Montague 26” full size mountain bikes (folding)
- Two (2) bicycle storage bags with carrying handles

Pool floats

- Two (2) high-quality closed-cell foam, yellow rubber-coated swimming pool floats



- 10’ Light hypolon RIB inflatable dinghy, new 2003


- 15 h.p. Four Stroke outboard engine, new 2003
- Doel-Fin stabilizer wings on lower unit
- New carburetor 2009
- New Fuel tank December 2009
- Racor Fuel Filter with see through spin-off bowl, located on transom between tank and engine
- 20 feet of heavy duty 3/8 inch stainless steel chain for locking dinghy
- Dinghy anchor with five feet of rubber-coated chain spliced to 40 feet of rope
- Custom storage/saddle bag
- Full compliment of required U.S.C.G. safety equipment
- Removable, battery operated LED running lights: red/green bow, and white stern light
- Foot pump for dinghy inflation
- Repair kit including patch material and glue
- “Thirsty Mate” hand operated bilge pump with flex hose

Indigo Moon Deck and Interior; General Customizations

- Magma gas BBQ grill with custom sunbrella cover (new July 2009)
- Stainless steel-capped custom rub rails to protect hulls during docking maneuvers
- Custom workshop with bench and vise in forward locker starboard
- Edson heavy duty rail-mounted outboard engine stand
- Custom stainless rail to accommodate outboard stand
- Custom block/chock for securing outboard lower unit to outboard stand
- Transom-mounted outboard engine lift crane for dinghy engine removal
- Fishing rod racks in forward locker starboard
- Custom dock line rack in forward locker port
- Designer towel bars and hooks in owner’s head
- Additional hooks in port head
- Custom teak grating in cockpit at salon threshold
- Todd helm seat with new cushions (April 2009)
- Todd swiveling helm seat with arm rests at nav station (new 2006)
- Decorative “moon” framed mirror in port aft cabin
- Heavy duty brass triple wall hooks in port forward cabin and aft starboard cabin
- New chrome latches on engine hatches
- New chrome fuel-fill deck fittings
- New, top of the line hoses for fuel fill and fuel venting
- Custom teak cockpit table (and other brightwork in the cockpit) finished with ten coats of Z-Spar Captain’s Varnish with extra UV protection, fresh in February 2010
- Chrome, flush mounted pull-rings on all interior sole/floor panels (upgrade from stock finger-holes in flooring panels)
- Addition of red LED nightlight at navigation station, protects night vision while underway
- Galley improvements: custom knife holder under sink, chrome pump dispensers for hand and dish soap, new galley faucet with sprayer (January 2010)
- All new custom drapes for the salon, including both room darkening shades and separate sheers for the aft door and window
- New drapes in both aft cabins
- Door-mounted racks for spices and condiments in galley and pantry
- Six (6) Strap-mounted Craftsman tool bins under port aft bunk
- Full compliment of exterior cleaning brushes and cleaning products

Spare Parts


- (1) complete engine gasket set;
- (2) sets of engine belts;
- (2) spare seawater pumps, refurbished (new water seals)
- (8) seawater water pump impellers
- (10) full array of fuel and oil filters
- (1) brand new starter motor
- (1) spare alternator, refurbished
- (1) brand new fuel lift pump
- (2) refurbished propellers, including all fasteners/washers


- (1) new, spare Walbro electric fuel pump
- (6) zincs for heat exchanger
- (1) set of engine belts
- (1) spare seawater pump
- (6) seawater pump impellers
- (6) array of fuel and oil filters


- (1) new, spare Standard Horizon RAM microphone
- (1) refurbished Cruisair computer brain (fits all three units)
- (1) B&G new depth transducer; various other spare cables, parts


- (4) Five Gallon Jerry Jugs for twenty gallons of additional fuel
- (6) Fifteen Gallon drums for 90 gallons of additional fuel on long passages


- brand new spare pumps in stock for all systems:
- (1) new 12 volt water pump for fresh water system
- (1) new 12 volt water pump for shower/bilge service
- (1) new 12 volt water pump for refrigerator cooling
- (1) new complete rebuild kit for Jabsco marine toilet pumps


- Vacuum hand-pump fluid extractor with 4 liter canister for changing engine oils, extracting fluids


- (1) new, spare deck hatch lens/acrylic with gasket
- (3) new hinge kits for servicing hatch hinge pins


- (2) new sets of pawls with new springs for servicing winches
- (1) Harken winch grease for servicing winches


- new, spare refrigerator thermostat control, complete


All routine consumables in stock for the continued care/operation of the vessel such as fuel treatment, fuel and oil filters, lubricants, water separating funnels ("baha filters") for gas and diesel, raw materials, extra lines, hoses, hardware and fasteners, fabrics, new sailing gloves, winch handles, and too many items to list here.

Added investment in Additional Equipment, Customizations, and Spare Parts:

- $85,000.00 (very conservative “fair estimate”)


Current Location:
Mandeville, LA

Read the Baton Rouge Bar Association's article about our return to Louisiana and Buddy's position with the Lawyer's Assistance Program.

Read Buddy's interview 10 Questions for Indigo Moon by The INTERVIEW WITH A CRUISER Project.

09/2018 Update:
Land Ho! What Now?!?
Read about our new life ashore.

Previous trip log about our time in Key West, Florida

Hawksbill sea turtle hatching on Bonaire.

Find out how Indigo Moon got her name.

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