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S A IL R E V IE W

| JE A N N E A U S U N O D Y S S E Y 4 4 0

C o n v e n tio n a l T h in k in g

T u r n e d o n It s E a r
B y Z u z a n a P ro c h a z k a

T h e re a re fe w th in g s m o re sa tisfy in g th a n w a tc h in g so m e o n e
th u m b th e ir n o se a t tra d itio n a n d in tro d u c e so m e th in g re v o lu tio n a ry th a t k ic k s c o n v e n tio n to th e c u rb . F re n c h
D e sig n e rs P h ilip p e B ria n d a n d Je a n M a rc P ia to n h a v e d o n e
ju st th a t fo r Je a n n e a u 's n e w lin e o f S u n O d y sse y fa m ily
c ru ise rs. B y sta rtin g w ith a c le a n sh e e t, B ria n d /P ia to n
re -th o u g h t h o w w e m o v e a b o u t o n d e c k a n d b e lo w , a n d th e
re su lts o n th e Je a n n e a u 4 4 0 a re g a m e c h a n g in g .
d E P a r t u r E in d E c k d E s ig n
Je a n n e a u u n v e ile d th e first h u ll o f th e ir 4 4 0 in A n n a p o lis
w ith d ra m a tic fla ir. O n c o m m a n d , th e p la stic th a t sh e a th e d
h a lf th e b o a t, fro m m id sh ip s b a c k to th e tra n so m , w a s
su c k e d d o w n th ro u g h th e c o m p a n io n w a y, le a v in g u s b lin k in g
in th e m o rn in g su n a t th e n e w d e c k d e sig n . A d ro p -d o w n
tra n so m , tw in w h e e ls a n d a c o c k p it ta b le m e t o u r g a ze a n d
se e m e d fa irly sta n d a rd . S te p p in g a b o a rd h o w e v e r, I re a lize d
th a t it w a s a ll d iffe re n t.
B ria n d d e v e lo p e d a "w a lk -a ro u n d " c o c k p it. Y o u c a n w a lk
fro m th e tra n so m to e ith e r w h e e l, u p a ro u n d to th e sid e
d e c k , a ll th e w a y to th e b o w a n d b a c k to th e o p p o site w h e e l
o n d e c k w ith o u t o n c e e n c o u n te rin g a b a rrie r to ste p o n o r
c lim b o v e r. T h e d e c k m o ld slo p e s d o w n a t a g e n tle a n d c o n -

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tin u o u s a n g le so y o u n e v e r h a v e to c lim b u p o n to th e se tte e
a n d o v e r th e c o a m in g a g a in a n d th a t w ill b e w e lc o m e b y
th o se w ith c re a k y k n e e s o r y o u n g fa m ilie s w ith to d d le rs ju st
g e ttin g th e ir se a le g s.
A lm o st a s a se c o n d a ry b e n e fit, th e h e lm sm a n c a n n o w
d riv e fa c in g fo rw a rd . N o m o re to rso a n g le d in b o a rd w h ile y o u
c ra n e a ro u n d to lo o k a t th e h e a d sa il te llta le s fo r h o u rs o n
e n d . H o o ra y fo r th e n e c k ! E v e n g rin d in g in th e g e n o a sh e e ts
is e a sie r w ith H a rk e n p rim a ry w in c h e s se t in b o a rd o n to
p e d e sta ls th a t a llo w c re w to sta n d a ft a n d a c tu a lly fa c e fo rw a rd to se e w h a t th e h e a d sa il is d o in g .
B u t th e c o c k p it d iffe re n c e s h a v e n 't b e e n lim ite d to ju st
th e p ra c tic a litie s o f sa ilin g . L o u n g in g c o m fo rt a n d e rg o n o m ic s w e re c o n sid e re d to o . In th e first tru e in n o v a tio n to c o c k p it c o a m in g d e sig n , th e 4 4 0 se tte e b a c k re sts lift u p a n d fo ld
o u t to fo rm w id e su n p a d s o n e ith e r sid e . T h e sta rb o a rd p a d
e xp a n d s w ith a fille r c u sh io n a ll th e w a y to th e d ro p -le a f ta b le
to fo rm a trip le -w id e p la y p e n th a t w ill m a k e th e re st o f th e
a n c h o ra g e sit u p a n d ta k e n o tic e .
A n d sp e a k in g o f th e ta b le - it's o ffse t fro m th e c e n te rlin e ,
le a v in g a n ic e w id e p a th b e tw e e n th e c o m p a n io n w a y a n d th e
lo w e re d tra n so m th a t fo rm s th e te a k b e a c h . N o w , th a t's a tte n tio n to d e ta il.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting May 2018

At the Helm: Sit down to read the paper
Special Event: View To A Thrill - 2018 Melges 24 Worlds Preview
Travel Destination: Lake Simcoe and The Trent Severn
Club Profile: Mixing it up at the Newport Yacht Club
The Port Hole: May 2018
Power Review: Scarab 255 Open
Sail Review: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440
DIY/Tech: SmartPlug
Crossing the Line: The 60-Year-Old Bird
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Welcome
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 3
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - At the Helm: Sit down to read the paper
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 5
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Special Event: View To A Thrill - 2018 Melges 24 Worlds Preview
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 7
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 8
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 9
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 10
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 11
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Travel Destination: Lake Simcoe and The Trent Severn
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 13
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 14
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 15
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 16
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 17
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Club Profile: Mixing it up at the Newport Yacht Club
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 20
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 21
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 22
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 23
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 24
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 25
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 26
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - The Port Hole: May 2018
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Power Review: Scarab 255 Open
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 43
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 44
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 45
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Sail Review: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 48
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 49
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - DIY/Tech: SmartPlug
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Crossing the Line: The 60-Year-Old Bird
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover3
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