BY APB Staff on 10 Jul 2016

The Jeanneau 54 is spacious, easy to handle and the cabins can be configured for family cruising or chartering.

THE JEANNEAU 54 has a determined personality, but with different facets. It reveals itself as a family cruising sailboat with all the necessary features – comfort, easy manoeuvrability, great autonomy. However, its size is a little bigger than a normal family cruiser and its spaces, finishings and furniture – and even price – help it approach the luxury yacht category.

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Designed by Philippe Briand, the model was introduced recently at Cannes during Jeanneau’s presentation of its latest creations. The boat tested was equipped with a rollable genoa, an autoturning flying staysail and an electronic system that allows simple manoeuvres to be done with just a few people or a Skipper accompanied by an inexperienced crew.

Clever Cruiser

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