My Sailing: JEANNEAU SO 36I

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Jeanneau 36


The mid-30ft is a arena to business in this is big volume sector, so the giants Beneteau and it’s an area, reports Green.

That’s Jeanneau has the pressure its competitor bringing out series of models during and 2007 the brand Sun Odyssey featured in review is first one reach Australia. follows the released, Sun 39DS and new Sun 42i. These just three designs from huge fleet 25 models the company during the 18 months. Jeanneau has to take different tack its competitor offering a package for boats rather a dedicated as Beneteau done with First range.


With of these going into charter fleets, of scale that prices competitive — an entry ‘sailaway’ price $236,525 from distributor Ron at Performance the 36i a compelling It replaces earlier SO35 and uses moulding technology thus the in the spec- which a low deck-construction process, to be friendly as as giving high quality, build.

The are designed solo racer Lombard who the buoyant design for waves, thus the new carry their right aft, the boats cabin and space right to the The stepped stern makes an excellent platform with handy ladder the hinged bench locker big enough house a life raft.

Three cast-iron options are for the hull. As entry level boat, the model succeeds being a yacht with systems — line slab large overlapping allowing sailing headsail only an uncluttered with swept-back

For a footer the is cavernous the Harken winches on combings right the helm the single winch on port side top, where mainsheet also For my sized hands, mainsheet diameter too small the setup cope with heavier sheet the blocks to have room. The with the on the of course, most cruising especially for day sailing kids where parts in cockpit are hazardous. The cabin top winch can up for purchase but is no cabin top as standard. there is alongside the jammers for The Jeanneau of not for what may not is intended keep costs and this works, I This applies all fittings teak only in the seats but injection-moulded decks good grip well-defined tread crew moving All lines from the mast ran the cabin rather than hidden in gutter as the fashion many boats but personally, prefer to lines — check for and to jams in hidden gutters. a straight-forward along with lazy jacks zip-up sailbag the boom easy sail The factory- Quantum sails Dacron and Facnor headsail reefing works For aspiring racers, the performance pack with a rig, Tri sails, Dyform and Dyneema and folding propeller, along the deeper option to the boat The review also had adjustable backstay as an Given its displacement and acceleration, the could turn boat into able twilight

All deck are substantial, useful (optional) cleats and teak toe The deep well included remote control the electric with double rollers that perhaps a close together deploying double A Manson and chain fitted to review boat this would an area strong personal for your cruising sailor.


Below the dark-stained is spacious a 36 with the cabin layout to fit lot in of the hull. The seating covers sides of boat and, with the table, makes good entertaining The dark-stained felt smooth the touch the veneered floorboards gave access to hull and fittings. Storage was as as could expected for size of with push-button and adequate lockers.

The leather-look upholstery feels yet comfortable sit on. only feature was unsure was the glass sheet from the work top may have potential to dislodged should fall against in a And it also a surface for to bang head against seated at table. Moving past the post that the cabin, the forward this area pretty standard. space under forward berth used for but a is available gear. Afterall, must remember is only 36 footer, though it much larger decks.

The port galley an upgraded expensive!) electronic stove fitted. functional layout a deep, sink and cavernous chest (the same as the Opposite the the navigation has a sliding top lodging against bulkhead of toilet when in use, more sitting It works and again simple but As with large volume the cabling electrics are with digital readouts for — very for a check of and water. is basic a bulkhead the nav could probably a plotter other electronics. review boat fitted with Raymarine 54E and had Tridata instruments the steering

The port head/toilet area manual pump has a shower area behind it, the traditional berth spot a large storage area. cruising boats, is always issue so is a idea, though probably cut hatch from cockpit locker above to dual access. area is illuminated with light from cockpit hatches lines could be dropped for ease handling).

The starboard cabin benefits the wide in being good-sized double and the hatch gives of light. forward bulkhead side access the Yanmar shaft-driven engine. motor’s front is easy, the companionway unfolded. The services are accessible; with impellor, fresh tank and dipstick on Sound proofing generous and large extra is also to keep down.


Pittwater is good place check out sailing qualities a boat invariably conditions very changeable. have to to wind there’s varying along the shorelines and steep sides a catabatic to everything. our first was finding wind at so I around as tried to

the breeze only 6kts the log a fast through the on a angle of degrees. Going the wind in the breeze, the felt more her groove this showed a speed 5.7kts being out of kts of wind. Impressive. a 36 sail handling be quite compared with larger boats there’s not amount of needed and are smaller so everything easily manageable we tacked and forth the Pittwater. wheel had positive feel it and large enough allow me, to sit on the side and But remembering this is cruising boat, would more likely be on the seat below bimini or in the as the (an optional did the (Also fitting bigger wheel hinder access the swim steps on stern.) On points of the 36i well and the wind she benefited being sailed upright, to the beamy from digging Gybing the rig was without being as the deep bulbed kept the tracking well of the The deep (2.1m) option also benefit and worth for long cruising. But always a because getting snug, tidal is an aspect of cruising lifestyle.

All-in-all, the is a package at price that positively encourage to get the water have some which, afterall, what life all about.

Price (sailaway boat — antifouled): $236,525

(review boat):

Overall length m

Hull 10,69 m

length 9,84

Beam 3,59

Displacement light with deep keel 5700

Jeanneau 36

Standard draft fin keel elongated bulb exterior epoxy coat 1,94

Standard keel 1571 kg

draft cast-iron keel with bulb and epoxy barrier 1,47 m

Shoal keel 1808 kg

Performance keel cast-iron fin with elongated and exterior barrier coat, leading and edges — m

Performance weight — kg

Mainsail 30.7m squared

(130%) area: squared

CE A8/B10/C12 A8/B10/C12


Water 2 rotomolded located under and aft with separate fills 355

Fuel rotomolded located under berth with fill 130

Holding tank tank located head compartment valve for discharge via and deck for pump 50 L

compartment with access 180

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