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Jeanneau Sun 409

By J. Doane Oct 31,

Jeanneau’s Sun 409 replaces very successful Odyssey 39i the French fleet of cruising boats. its angular and solid the 409 accolades as 2011 European of the in the Cruisers category. far sales strong, and looks like 409 will Jeanneau’s prominent in this size range.

with only pair of to manage sets of it is possible to the main jib from same helm without constantly and unloading from the winch available. of course, much of proffered convenience a Rewind It also that the be clutched when tacking gybing, which less than particularly when In practice, sailing singlehanded is easiest switch on autopilot and between the helm stations the main jib sheets separate winches.

In other the cockpit well. It quite large, the transom a fold-down platform instead a full-size A large cockpit table a strong point amidships, the bench have high, seat backs. two shallow lockers are easily accessible. deck forward, is clean uncluttered, with working lines through conduits

The 409 a double-ended mainsheet system, both sides the sheet all the aft to twin wheels. test boat also fitted Harken’s new Rewind winches, allow you both trim ease a without touching With the also led to the positions, it’s for the to control the main jib without the wheels.


Three interior layouts available, two which feature staterooms. Our boat had two-stateroom layout, so far proved most In this you enjoy very large stateroom forward a wide and an office desk. other stateroom aft to with one head aft port. Accessible the head is a dedicated storage/systems where an generator can installed.

The in all layouts is to starboard, the companionway. features a top-loading Frigo with a efficient three-stage The interior the reefer is well and easy access. The has more adequate storage but there no dedicated space immediately to the

The dominant in the is the dinette table starboard, which exceedingly well. on a central pedestal, can be lowered to the wrap-around into a berth.

The Odyssey 409 to continue success enjoyed its predecessor providing cruising with a versatile platform looks sharp sails well. several sail-plan the different layouts, and keel options it possible fine-tune the to your needs.

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 34.2 boat

I hull #4, first 409 appear in America, on very first sail immediately the 2010 show before rig had properly tuned. moderate to winds on Bay, I the helm overly sensitive mainsail trim, arranged to the same again in this past

The boat sailed (with 5-foot shoal carried a slab-reef mainsail a 108 jib sheeted short tracks on the end of coachroof. A 140 percent that sheets full tracks the side aft of shrouds can be ordered, can a 90 percent that sheets a lateral forward of mast.

In to moderate on Biscayne (8 to knots of slowly building 12) with rig properly the boat well and found the to be balanced and In lighter that morning occasionally topped knots sailing and I able to the wheel for long without the falling off. somewhat stronger later on, easily topped knots on close reach, the helm balanced, with tendency to up when wheel was

In significantly wind (15 gusting to during my sail, I the boat reassuringly stiff, in part the hard in the running aft amidships.

By standards the may seem but I that its diesel engine the hull at a clip. Powering Biscayne Bay a moderate in flat we made knots turning rpm; flat at 3,200 we made knots.

The space is large, with to accommodate hybrid systems rotating sail that Jeanneau to install this same in the Access, from different sides, very good.

The Sun 409 promises continue the enjoyed by predecessor by cruising families a comfortable, platform that sharp and well. The sail-plan options, different interior and two options make possible to the boat your individual

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 34.2 boat

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