The giant Jeanneau is preparing for the summer and fall shows by introducing a new model to the market.
Jeanneau Yachts 55
We are talking about the Jeanneau Yachts 55, the newest addition to the shipyard’s luxury range, the Yachts, which will soon replace the 54 and join the 60 and 65. The official debut will probably be at Dusseldorf 2024, but the shipyard has already released some details about this 16-meter cruising boat.
Jeanneau Yachts 55 – The Design
How does the Yachts line differ from the Sun Odyssey? As we had also told you in the Jeanneau Yachts 60 test this range is dedicated to more luxury owner cruising, so boats over 50 feet and lots of customization possibilities.
The new Jeanneau Yachts 55 was designed once again by Philippe Briand, in collaboration with Andrew Winch for the interior. An established team that is signing the entire new line of Jeanneau sailboats. The new 16-meter cruiser brings some innovations, incorporating solutions that had been introduced in part for the Sun Loft 47.
The two rudder areas have been advanced a great deal to carve out a larger sundeck area aft. Thanks to the partial cockpit cover, the wheelhouses are quite sheltered, and it will be possible to install a real external chart table under the sprayhood. A choice dictated by the yard’s expressed desire to have its boats enjoyed, even outdoors, even in adverse weather.
Jeanneau Yachts 55 – The Interior
The shipyard h still revealed little about the interior of the Jeanneau Yachts 55, but what is verto that the basic version of the layout will start between 3 cabins+1 dedicated to a sailor. The dinette will enjoy the two windows on the side and the narrower ones on the deckhouse, which will ensure the supply of natural light.
Jeanneau Yachts 55 – The Data Sheet
Overall length 16.93 m
Length at hull 16.09 m
Hull width: 4.99 m
Empty displacement 18,542 KG
Standard draft 2.55 m
Ballast weight 4,900 KG
Fuel 230 L
Water 760 L
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