Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 409

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Designed for some performance with friends and family

Miles Kendall  
Reviewed Oct 2016
The Sparcraft mast has twin swept back spreaders on a fractional rig. There should be plenty of power if teamed up with a large sail plan – the designers were certainly after a lively boat. The narrow sheeting angle of the jib will limit options downwind and a cruising chute may be required. The German mainsheet system has many advantages, but being led to the helm will not suit fully crewed boats.

There are plenty of options for the sail plan, with a standard or in-mast furling main and 105 percent overlapping jib. The performance sail plan has a fully-battened main and 140 percent jib, with additional genoa car tracks on the side deck. There is also an option for a self-tacking jib. A lazy bag for the main comes as standard...
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