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SAIL REVIEW | JEANNEAU 51

Impressive Performance
with a Wide Range of Choices...
Unmistakably Jeanneau!

By Robin Ball, Photos by Jeanneau

The 51 is the latest in the Jeanneau Yachts series which
include the 64, the 58, and the 54 designed by naval architect Phillipe Briand, in close collaboration with designer
Andrew Winch. The award-winning architect, who has
worked with Jeanneau since 1977, has designed the current
series of Jeanneau Yachts as well as the Sun Fast, the Sun
Odyssey and various other lines. Winch Design has worked
with Jeanneau since the early 1990s. Their commitment is
"to design spaces for lifestyles".
The lifestyle on board a yacht is about enjoying the fresh
air, the sun, and the water. With that in mind the lifestyle
begins on deck. The design team has created a large and
comfortable cockpit space to lounge, sail, dine and entertain.
The cockpit features generous armchair lounge areas on
either side of the companionway and protected behind the
spray hood / dodger. A very generous Bimini provides shade
over the entire cockpit. The large centre line table incorporates folding leaves to easily accommodate six for dinner.

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This magnificent yacht is available with a wide range of layout and equipment options to personalize it to your lifestyle
desires.

The Jeanneau 51 features a long list of optional equipment choices enabling the owner to personalize their new
51. On the test boat, we found cockpit table features like a
top access 12V fridge, a teak serving tray and, in the aft end,
life raft storage. Folding helm seating allows access to large
in-floor storage. The Jeanneau patented aft terrace system
with cushions provides available lounge space close to the
water as well as dock level access to the boat by the transom.
Twin helm stations were fitted with a full range of electronics. Our test boat included electric Harken primary
winches within easy reach of the composite wheels. Placing
the winches aft allows for easier short-handed sailing.
The 51's sleek, uncluttered design very effectively pro-

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting June 2017

Vantage Point: A “Flare” for Safety
Club Profile: Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club
Pacific Northwest Classic: Southern Straits Race - For the last 49 years, the West Vancouver Yacht Club has proudly hosted the Annual Southern Straits Race. Known for offering challenging conditions, this Pacific Northwest classic is a proud qualifying event for both the VanIsle 360 and Vic-Maui Yacht Race. This year, Canadian Yachting magazine’s Bob Nicoll sailed on one of the 82 boats that competed. By Bob Nicoll
Canadian Boatbuilder Profile: Modernizing Tradition at Rossiter Boats - The history of Rossiter Boats is one that combines passion, fostering of tradition, and an eye towards the future. It all started 40 years ago with 19-year-old George Rossiter repairing the wooden canoe of a fellow cottager on Go Home Bay. Now Rossiter is perhaps Canada’s fastest-growing boatbuilder. By Kate Fincham
Cruising Technology: Staying Connected - Your summer cruise may be a vacation, but a pretty sizeable percentage of boat owners do want to keep in contact, whether for business or family reasons. In the not too distant past it was a big deal to clear your responsibilities and be able to take off for even a few weeks. However, connectivity for the average boater is improving and within the financial reach of most. By Glen Cairns
The Port Hole
Sail Review: Jeanneau 51 Yacht
Power Review: Leader 33
Trailering Part 3: Trailer Maintenance - Towing the Trailer, and Launching and Retrieving the Boat. The third and final article in our three-part series of important and useful information to help our readers travel with their boats on vacations, fishing trips or to regattas. Go safely this summer! By John Gullick
Crossing the Line: Boat or Reality – Take this simple test
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Pacific Northwest Classic: Southern Straits Race - For the last 49 years, the West Vancouver Yacht Club has proudly hosted the Annual Southern Straits Race. Known for offering challenging conditions, this Pacific Northwest classic is a proud qualifying event for both the VanIsle 360 and Vic-Maui Yacht Race. This year, Canadian Yachting magazine’s Bob Nicoll sailed on one of the 82 boats that competed. By Bob Nicoll
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Canadian Boatbuilder Profile: Modernizing Tradition at Rossiter Boats - The history of Rossiter Boats is one that combines passion, fostering of tradition, and an eye towards the future. It all started 40 years ago with 19-year-old George Rossiter repairing the wooden canoe of a fellow cottager on Go Home Bay. Now Rossiter is perhaps Canada’s fastest-growing boatbuilder. By Kate Fincham
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Cruising Technology: Staying Connected - Your summer cruise may be a vacation, but a pretty sizeable percentage of boat owners do want to keep in contact, whether for business or family reasons. In the not too distant past it was a big deal to clear your responsibilities and be able to take off for even a few weeks. However, connectivity for the average boater is improving and within the financial reach of most. By Glen Cairns
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Trailering Part 3: Trailer Maintenance - Towing the Trailer, and Launching and Retrieving the Boat. The third and final article in our three-part series of important and useful information to help our readers travel with their boats on vacations, fishing trips or to regattas. Go safely this summer! By John Gullick
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