BY APB Staff on 26 Jul 2015

Its well-established smaller sibling, the Jeanneau Sun Fast 3200, made a name for itself in european offshore events – so the launch of this larger, more powerful model was highly anticipated.

AFFORDABLE ONE-DESIGN RACING for two crew has been popular in Europe for decades – as seen by the Beneteau Figaro, growing fleets of Class40 and the Sun Fast 3200 – so this new design looks to carry on the same formula in a longer water line. 

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As with the 3200, the larger Sun Fast 3600 has twin rudders, a lead bulbed keel with a fairly high ballast ratio to hold plenty canvas, and the infused hull comes with similarly constructed decks and bulkheads to maximise the power-to-weight ratio, while hard chines aids tracking and minimises heel.

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