Jeanneau to Showcase Seven New Models

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440.

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Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440.

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JEANNEAU’S STRONG FLEET at the Cannes Yachting Festival (September 12-17) is set to include seven world premieres – the Sun Odyssey 440 and 490, Cap Camarat 9.0 WA and 7.5 BR, Leader 30 and 33, and NC 33.

Designed by Philippe Briand, the Sun Odyssey 440’s hull form takes inspiration from scow-hulled working boats, which have squared-off forward sections, offering a wide beam towards the bow and generous volume in the owner’s cabin.

Features include a ‘transformer’ cockpit backrest for protection within the cockpit and an elevated vantage point from the helm.

The backrest can be pivoted 90 degrees from vertical to horizontal, offering a full-beam 330 per cent extension of the overall cockpit zone to the rear.

Designed by Briand and Jean-Marc Piaton, the Sun Odyssey 490 has a two or three-cabin layout and is fitted with an 80hp Yanmar engine.

The French yard will also exhibit a range of power boats including the Cap Camarat 9.0 WA, which has a V-shaped hull designed by Michael Peters, cockpit with helm station with seating for two, port side galley and storage options. Aside from a double berth in the cabin, the saloon can also be converted into a double berth.

Designed by Sarrazin Design, the Cap Camarat 7.5 BR can be installed with an optional wakeboard tower. The 7.4m-day cruiser has a beam of 2.5m and 300hp engines.

Both the Leader 30 and 33 are day boats. The saloon in the 30 can transform into a double berth, while the 33’s saloon can also be converted into a private cabin.

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