Sneak Peek: Jeanneau Yachts 60 at Annapolis

June 24, 2021

Photos by: Jean-Jacques Bernier

Vaxed? Ready to travel? Especially to see some new boats! This sumptuous Jeanneau Yachts 60 will make its North American debut at the Annapolis Show this October. By then, please please please, we will be able to cross the border and visit Marylandfor this annual event.

The Jeanneau Yachts 60 allows numerous choices, such as an arch, a hardtop, an exterior galley, releasable forestay, furling mast, with which you would transform her from a sporty “mediterranean” yacht to a fully fledged offshore cruiser for longer voyages. All these combinations available make the 60 a true semi-custom yacht. Inside, 19 possible layouts! The JY 60 can be split into four living areas, each offering multiple options: the forepeak, the forward cabins, the salon with the forward galley, and the aft cabins.

LoungeFirst, the forepeak: three versions are possible, with a large sail locker, a skipper cabin, or a sixth cabin. Next, two versions of the forward area are possible: an owners’ cabin or two cabins, each with a double berth. The bulkhead that divides the two forward cabins can be slid forward into a dedicated storage space creating one open space. Then one berth can be transformed into a sofa, creating a suite on demand. Three possible layouts are available for the starboard side of the salon: a version with a sofa and adjacent chart table, a lateral twin bunk cabin, or an “open plan” version that could accommodate two free-standing armchairs. Finally, the aft living area can be configured as either an owner’s cabin or as two cabins, featuring one double berth on starboard, and a twin bunk to port.

MasterTwo wood colors are offered: Teak or oak, each with matching floorboards. The upholstery selection includes five new fabrics and five leather options by Foglizzo. Three different cabin styles are available – Sand, Affogato, and

Royal Blue – to personalize the headboards and trim around the beds to create a unique interior design.

 

Jeanneau 60 Sideview

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key technical features of the Jeanneau Yachts 60

Overall Length 60’ 4”

Hull Beam 17’

Standard Keel draft 8’ 4”

Shallow keel draft 6’ 11”

Cabins 3 – 4 – 5 – 6


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