In Focus: Lagoon uses Webasto air conditioning units for catamaran range
Webasto is now outfitting the boats of the premium Lagoon brand with compact BlueCool S-Series air conditioning units.
For the Lagoon 40 to 55 models, the yacht manufacturer is now using Webasto’s BlueCool S-Series air conditioning systems.
Thanks to the heat pump mode of the stand-alone compact air conditioning units, the catamarans’ cabins can be cooled or heated independently of each other, offering passengers added comfort and freedom.
The BlueCool S-Series range is available in voltage variants of 115 and 230 volts. The latter is fully compatible with 50- and 60-Hertz power supplies, making it suitable for worldwide use. The compact air conditioning unit can be operated in heat pump mode (hot/cold). The air conditioning system is controlled via the MyTouch control unit and offers new functions such as a timer, a detailed status display, an individually configurable standby display, and error messages with analysis data.
The BlueCool S-Series is also compatible with the optional BlueCool Expert Tool, which connects to a PC via a USB cable and can facilitate on-site maintenance and remote support.
The manufacturer says the standalone, scalable BlueCool S-Series compact air conditioning units are ‘the ideal solution for boats and yachts aboard which multiple cabins need to be cooled, making them ideal for the cabin concept of the Lagoon range’.
Lagoon, a Beneteau Group brand that builds sailing and motor catamarans, and Webasto have maintained their partnership for more than a decade.
Other group brands also rely on Webasto’s high-quality air conditioning systems, including Beneteau, for its trawler model in Europe, and Four Winns in the USA.
“The decision to use Webasto to supply the air conditioning units for our catamarans was obvious, given the teams’ local proximity and availability, their expertise in air conditioning technology and their comprehensive service offering. The proven quality of the company’s products is also a major plus when it comes to ensuring our end customers’ satisfaction – whether for a boat owner or a charter company. For the latter in particular, the air conditioning system is heavily used throughout the season,” explains Quentin Berault, product marketing manager at Lagoon.
“For more than 15 years, we have focused on meeting our customers’ needs by delivering a broad service and product portfolio. The significance to our customers is that high quality standards, expert support for everyday technical issues, reliable customer care and efficient logistics form part of Webasto’s business culture. We are pleased to know that with the Beneteau Group we have a partner at our side who shares these values,” says Teddy Dufour, managing director for Webasto France.
“Additionally, our geographical proximity to them offers an advantage in terms of being able to react quickly in all project phases and during series production.”
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