Jeanneau 54

The Jeanneau 54 is born from the close collaboration of Philippe Briand, who’s chined hull and elegant deck profile ensure seaworthy handling and timeless looks, and Andrew Winch’s meticulous approach to every ergonomic detail and the selection of high-end materials that echo the look and feel of his super yacht pedigree.

- Sunbed integrated into foredeck with retractable bimini provides a quiet place for reading and relaxing

- Large, double anchor rollers for maximum security and ease of handling

- Direct access to the anchor locker from the deck provides extra storage and visual check of rode when anchoring

- Longest cockpit in her class

- Armchair seating with integrated cup holders ensure fantastic views and comforts all the while within the area protected by the sprayhood.

- Exceptional exterior storage from line lockers to deep lazerette lockers in the transom

- A «Safety first» design including easy deployment of the life raft from the back of the table without the need to lift it or open the transom.

- Retractable davits that allow for easy tender handling of a proper tender without taking up interior space and, best of all, they disappear when not in use

- The innovative, patented, aft terrace with integrated sun lounger seats offers a comfortable space to relax and exceptional access to the water from a wide, inclined bathing ladder

SAILING

- All winches are set together at the aft end of the cockpit ensuring easy sail management from a dedicated location and keeps the rest of the cockpit clear

- Multiple sail plans means the yacht can be adapted to every sailing preference and cruising location. Everything, from self-tacking jibs to Park Avenue booms, is available

- Easy motoring and maneuvering thanks to an easy to reach throttle lever and inclined engine panel

- 360 Docking is available with electronic throttle and pivoting pod drive for the ultimate in maneuverability

 

LAYOUTS:

OWNER’S CABIN

- Large, double wardrobe with full-length, soft-return drawersJeanneau 54 Salon

- En-suite washroom finished with the same flooring as the cabin (not a plastic floor) and at the same level (no steps)

- Walk-in shower

- View of the sea while sitting in the bed thanks to the forward positioning of the large hull ports

- Forward-facing chart table with views through hull ports to the exterior

GALLEY

- Exceptional storage with under-floor bins, long drawers and room for household sized appliances brings the comfort of home to long-distance cruising.

- Clever use of space including the slide out microwave and drop-down top on the 3-burner stove and oven.

 

Jeanneau 54 LifestyleVIP CABIN: A TRULY UNIQUE FEATURE

Provide your guests with a suite that includes:

- Large 150cm x 205cm berth with easy side access

- Headroom over the berth means you can sleep in the «right direction» no crawling around to get in and out and the added comfort of being able to sit up in bed and read

- View of the sea while sitting in the bed thanks to the aft positioning of the large hull ports

- Private, en-suite washroom with separate shower compartment that keeps the toilet and sink dry

- Storage, including soft-return drawers and wardrobe

Full details on the Jeanneau 54 here.

 

 

 

 

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