JEANNEAU Celebrates Production Milestone: 500th Sun Odyssey 440 Sets Sail

JEANNEAU Achieves Production Milestone with 500th Sun Odyssey 440

Jeanneau proudly announces a momentous occasion as the 500th Sun Odyssey 440 gracefully rolled off the production line at the Cholet site in France on December 19, 2023.

A testament to the excellence synonymous with the JEANNEAU brand, the Sun Odyssey 440 continues to enchant sailing enthusiasts worldwide. Its distinctive features and unmatched performance have solidified its position as a true icon in the sailing community. Antoine Guerrier, Jeanneau Sailboat Marketing, sheds light on what makes the Sun Odyssey 440 a customer favorite:

"The Sun Odyssey 440 boasts a modern, powerful, and well-balanced hull, providing a perfect blend of performance and comfort for extended sea voyages. Pioneering the integration of a 'Walkaround' deck, it allows for seamless movement and enhanced maneuverability. This innovative feature has undoubtedly become a signature element across the entire range."

In addition to its groundbreaking design, the Sun Odyssey 440 involves a meticulous assembly process, with 3,000 individual pieces meticulously crafted and 450 hours of labor dedicated to each model. Its cozy and sporty attributes make it a reliable companion for sailors embarking on extended voyages.

Franck Charrieau, Director of the Cholet Plant, expresses gratitude for the achievement, stating,

"Today, we not only celebrate the launch of the 500th Sun Odyssey 440 sailboat but also recognize the incredible work accomplished by our production teams. Thanks to their skill, this iconic monohull comes to life, enabling 500 owners to turn their waterborne dreams into reality."

This milestone stands as a testament to the dedication and expertise of the 350 team members who have meticulously crafted these remarkable sailboats. JEANNEAU extends its heartfelt congratulations to all involved in this remarkable achievement.