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generous interior
It's safe to say that if your dad suddenly
found himself inside the Oceanis 30.1,
he'd never guess that she's only 31 feet
LOA. Interiors of pocket cruisers of old
weren't known for their spaciousness or
their livability and that's where this
design really shines.
The standard (and only) layout includes a master stateroom in the V-berth
and a guest cabin aft to port. Both cabins have doors (a split double version
for the truncated forward cabin) and
both have hanging lockers. The forward
bed is wide but somewhat short so taller
sailors may opt to sleep aft.
In between is the saloon with a
double-leaf table between two straight
settees that seat four very comfortably,
the L-shaped galley to port and a wet
head to starboard that takes up nearly as
much space as the galley. For the
onboard chef there's a single sink, a
double-burner stove top/oven combination and a top-loading fridge/freezer. It's
a compact galley to be sure but a couple
out gunkholing or anchoring for the
weekend, should be perfectly comfortable with the arrangement.
In a nod to big boat features, Beneteau even added an aft-facing nav desk
with a seat formed by the starboard
bench. The electric panel is outboard as
is the VHF radio and a Fusion stereo
head. The aft bulkhead has plenty of
space for cruising guides, navigation
tools, books and magazines.
For such a compact vessel, Beneteau
managed to slide in a friendly compan-

Top: Although compact, the galley has
all the tools for a creative cook to serve
up full meals so there will be no roughing it on daysails, or while extended
cruising.
Above: The MFD is integrated into the
starboard bulkhead and that keeps the
helms more streamlined for the driver.

ionway entrance. Three gently sloped
steps lead below so the ladder entrances
of yore are blissfully gone. Two overhead
hatches ensure good ventilation and
fixed hull windows as well as the use of
light Alpi white oak joinery and a white
headliner make the boat bright and
pleasant as opposed to cave-like. Headroom is an impressive 6' 1" - 6' 3". Nice
touches include automatic locker lighting and USB ports, which your dad
wouldn't even recognize.
under sail
With a D/L ratio of 171, the Oceanis
30.1 is considered a light displacement
design and that's perfect for everyday
sailors who often struggle with fleeting
breezes. The real power behind this rig
is the square top mainsail that takes
advantage of there being no backstay
and that's the way to go over an in-mast
main. Instead of the optional overlapping genoa, a more versatile sail plan
would include the self-tacking jib and a
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting May 2020

At the Helm: Uncharted Waters
Marina Yacht Club: Krates Marina, Keswick
Special Feature: Eye Care - Beware of What You Cannot See
Special Feature: Anchoring - Science, Art and Experience
Power Review: Greenline 33 Hybrid
Sail Review: Beneteau 30.1
The Port Hole: May 2020
DIY/Maintenance: Cored Deck Repair
Crossing the Line: Kjallarinn
Canadian Yachting May 2020 - Intro
Canadian Yachting May 2020 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting May 2020 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting May 2020 - At the Helm: Uncharted Waters
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Canadian Yachting May 2020 - Marina Yacht Club: Krates Marina, Keswick
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Canadian Yachting May 2020 - Special Feature: Eye Care - Beware of What You Cannot See
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Canadian Yachting May 2020 - Special Feature: Anchoring - Science, Art and Experience
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Canadian Yachting May 2020 - Power Review: Greenline 33 Hybrid
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Canadian Yachting May 2020 - Sail Review: Beneteau 30.1
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Canadian Yachting May 2020 - The Port Hole: May 2020
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