Beneteau Oceanis 60

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A versatile boat that should be comfortable in most conditions

Steve Larivee
boattest.com  
Reviewed Sep 2016
The new Beneteau Oceanis 60 builds on the lines and concepts that have proven to be so successful in the rest of the 9-boat Oceanis fleet which starts at 31' (9.45 m). But there is nothing quite like a 60' (18.29 m) vessel with a navy blue hull...
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A flagship in the truest sense of the word

Graham Snook
sailmagazine.com  
Reviewed Sep 2016
The new flagship of Beneteau’s ever-expanding range, the Oceanis 60 is a development of the Oceanis 58. She sports an aft deck and a tender garage with an electric fold-down transom and swim platform to enclose it. Beyond that, the Oceanis 60 is simply a spectacular boat, well suited to passage making, a boisterous daysail or lounging about on the hook on a sunny day.

The hull is a solid polyester laminate with an internal sub-frame hull liner bonded in place to stiffen and support the floor and internal structure...
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A New Flagship for the Fleet

Suzana Prochazka
boats.com  
Reviewed Sep 2016
No moss grows under a Beneteau keel, and just two years after launching the Oceanis 55—then the flagship of the Oceanis line—the company has introduced the newer, bigger Oceanis 60. This prolific French boat builder keeps introducing new models to make sure their line is constantly refreshed, and although the 60 is based on a previous model, I found there’s much to discover about this rejuvenated version...
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Offers a huge amount of living space in a cruising sloop that will eat up the miles

George Day
bwsailing.com  
Reviewed Sep 2016
The morning we set off from Miamarina at Miami’s Bayside after the Strictly Sail Miami boat show in February, the trade winds were blowing a steady 10 to 12 knots and white puffy clouds were trundling in from the Bahamas. It was a perfect morning to go sailing and to put the brand new Beneteau 60 through her paces.

We folded up the huge swim platform aft and then backed out of the slip. The big boat backed easily and turned sharply in reverse...
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Should attract both coastal and blue-water sailors

Kevin Green
Tradeboats.com.au  
Reviewed Sep 2016
There is simply no arguing the fact that longer waterlines mean faster cruising miles, so, when considering your big trip, the Beneteau Oceanis 60 is a strong contender. The proven Berret Racoupeau hull is now approaching the 100 mark for numbers sold and Beneteau sensibly didn’t try to fix something that wasn’t broken; it simply improved on it, as I found out when sailing it off Majorca.
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