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New for 2012: Jeanneau's Sun Odyssey 44DS

'Jeanneau’s Sun Odyssey 44DS'    .

Jeanneau, French yacht manufacturer since 1957, is planning big things for the 2012 season, and among them is the almost revolutionary Sun Odyssey 44DS.

The yacht is quite revolutionary both in design and new materials. The combination of a hull designed by Philippe Briand with an interior and a bridge signed Franck Darnet makes for what Jeanneau was hoping for: a boat both pleasant to sail and exceptionally comfortable.

One of the best features is that all sheets on the boat lead aft to the helm. This makes sail handling a real joy for the normal cruising couple to sail, or any short handed crew.
Sun Odyssey 44DS from above -  .. .  

The spacious cockpit sets the deck saloon range apart, with dedicated areas for eating, relaxing and sailing. Access to the water is facilitated by a wide transom, which includes a natty and convenient opening porthole into the aft cabin. The distinctive deck coamings and transom feature taupe accents.

Below, large deck saloon windows bathe the walnut interior in light. Rich materials are found throughout. High quality countertops in the galley and head compartments, stainless steel details, white-lacquered cabinets and rich upholstery are unlike anything seen on other boats in her class.
Sun Odyssey 44DS Interior 1 -  .. .  

Sun Odyssey 44DS Interior 2 -  .. .  
Key Points:

-Sleek deck lines and spacious cockpit: accent colours in taupe on the deck and transom, flush hatches, twin helm design, long cockpit, innovative cockpit table, easy access to the transom

-Modern hull and sail plan: a hard chine on the Philippe Briand designed hull, high-aspect ratio rig with 106% or self-tacking jib available, sheets lead back to the secondary winches

-Stylish interior design by Franck Darnet and Flahault Design: walnut wood with matte finish, rich upholstery, meridian sofa, stainless steel details, innovative galley design, touchlatch
Sun Odyssey 44DS Interior 3 -  .. .  
hardware on cabinets

-Sunlight and fresh air throughout: huge side windows, 14 opening ports and hatches for exceptional ventilation, vertical sliding hatch for companionway

-Unique aft owner’s cabin: extra large double berth, opening port in the transom, private head with separate shower, plenty of storage compartments, seats to each side of the berth

Sun Odyssey 44DS plan diagrams -  .. .  
Preliminary specifications:
Overall length : . ...................................... 13,34 m / 43’ 9'
Hull length : ..............................................12,99 m / 42’ 7'
Waterline length : ..................................... 12,00 m / 39’ 4'
Beam : .................................................... 4,24 m / 13’ 10'
Displacement : ..........................................9.750 kg / 21.495 lbs
Standard keel draft : ................................. 2,20 m / 7’ 2'
Shoal draft : ..............................................1,60 m / 5’ 2'
Engine power : .......................................... Yanmar 54 Hp / 40 kW
Cabins : .................................................... 2 / 3
Berths : .................................................... 4 / 6 + 2
Fuel capacity : ............................................200 l / 53 US gal
Water capacity : ........................................ 330 l / 87 US gal
Standard sail area : ....................................81.5 m2 / 877 sq ft
Classic mast sail area : ...............................89,8 m2 / 966 Sq ft


For more information about the Sun Odyssey either consult your local dealer or go to the Jeanneau web site?nid=86112.




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