The Sun Odyssey range become the benchmark for yachtpeople sensitive to the charms and qualities of a fine sailboat built in traditional style and who can appreciate the sensations offered by a well balanced hull going flat out. Within this range, one yacht stands out for the balance of its lines and its patents seagoing qualities: the Sun Odyssey 39. A thoroughbred from stem to stern: barrel roof, uncluttered cockpit, aft platform, easy movement about deck. Below decks, the same generous . The appointment greets the eye: teak woodwork, plush upholstery, two-level ventilation via hullports and deck hatches. If there existed but Sun Odyssey, it would be the 39. Sailing Sun Odyssey Style The powerful lines of Jacques Fauroux-designed Sun Odyssey exude performance The designer, himself a helmsman and tactician (7 times world champion); has invested all the wealth of this great talent and broad experience into the design of his fast yacht that has been created with long-haul cruising in mind. This sleek hull lines and sharp-built forefoot spell out speed, while the light displacement and well-designed open transom extension are proof that aboard the Sun odyssey 39 sailing and comfort to hand in hand. All the sail handling lines are led back to the cockpit and sail control and adjustment is swift and accurate. The sail plan is generous with 31,4 m2 main (338 sq.ft.) and furling genoa powering the 6.5 tonnes of displacement forward smoothly and with ease. The latent force of the Sun Odyssey 39 lies in the quality of the yacht's construction according to Jeanneau's tough to standards. The Jeanneau yarDès traditional methods are applied with care: the Kevlar (R)-reinforced hull is hand laminated, the stainless steel chainplates are connected to the bilge members, the rudder stock is made of solid stainless steel.
- The main elements are well oversized and thoroughly tried and tested: tradition allied to time-proven experience à two aspects of construction Jeanneau hold dear.
- 3 keell alternatives are offered with the Sun Odyssey 39: lead or pig-iron deep fin shallow draft wing-keel.
- The engine, a 44 or 50 HP diesel unit, has plenty of punch in line with the yacht itself.