The 500th Sun Odyssey 440, a Milestone!

An iconic Jeanneau sailboat, the Sun Odyssey 440 continues to delight sailing enthusiasts around the world, enabling them to experience pure cruising pleasure on the water.

In December, the production facility in Cholet, France celebrated the 500th Sun Odyssey 440 as it left the shipyard.

Antoine Guerrier, Director of Sailboat Marketing, explains the reasons for this success:

The Sun Odyssey 440 is a boat with powerful, well balanced, contemporary hull, combining performance and comfort at sea, for longer cruises.  This is the first sailboat that integrated a walkaround deck, enabling fluid movement on board and ease of handling.  This innovation has become a true signature of the line.


To bring this proven design into being, the Sun Odyssey 440 goes through a meticulous manufacturing process conducted with savoir-faire by our crew:  over 3,000 pieces are selected with the greatest care, and 450 work hours are necessary for the creation of each sailboat.

Franck Charrieau, Director of the Cholet Production Facility, credits the entire team, who have collectively enabled Jeanneau to reach this symbolic milestone:

Today, we celebrate not only the 500th Sun Odyssey 440 sailboat to leave the shipyard, but also the work accomplished by our production crew.  Thanks to their savoir-faire, these iconic sailboats have been created and have enabled 500 owners/charter customers to realize their dreams on the water.

Aboard the Sun Odyssey 440, innovation serves to enhance comfort and quality of life on board, for you to fully enjoy long cruises and precious moments with family.


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