Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 389
The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 389 represents something very special. A versatile Ocean rated yacht with the ability to take the ground with the lift keel option. She brings into play what her big sisters of the 419 and 449 have to offer in a compact versatile yacht.
Begin by simply looking at the shape of the yacht, immediately you will notice designer Marc Lombard’s trademark sleek lines, built on the acclaimed Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 389 with several modern enhancements including a wider open access bathing platform, fixed grp bowsprit and split washboard which really reinforce her characteristics as a Jeanneau, this added to the hard chine at the stern, fine bow entry and choice of fin or lift keel really make this boat the affordable versatile cruiser the market has been looking for.
From the start you may be wondering what has changed from the original Sun Odyssey 379 that was introduced first? Well simply the yacht has undergone a face lift which resulted in a fixed bow sprit to the bow – allowing the easy deployment of kites, a larger ‘full width’ platform to the rear – for great easy of access to the water, split companion way doors – replacing the removable washboard that is always difficult to handle and store together finally with a decrease to the incline of the companion way steps to the saloon – making for a safer journey below.
When you first step aboard the Jeanneau 389 you will notice the wide cockpit area, easily accessed through the fold down transom and dual wheel configuration, offering well placed winches, seating and deep cockpit lockers, all these features quickly add up towards ensuring this is a highly versatile and enjoyable sailing yacht.
Below decks you will find the spacious cabins, saloon berths and a large heads with separate shower, with a very wide range of equipment options available the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 389 fits any situations and budgets all packaged in a typically voluminous hull demanded by most of us family sailors.
There should be no mistaking the capabilities of the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 389, no underestimating the versatility of the design and only one solution when looking for a mid-sized family cruiser.