While the 54 DS design represents a leap into the future, Jeanneau continues to build boats the old-fashioned way.
The hull is solid hand-laid fiberglass; it and the keel structure are supported by fiberglass over wood floors and stringers, which create a rugged internal framework. These individual floors are laminated directly to the hull, as are the primary bulkheads and the furniture facings, producing a rigid structure that can take a pounding. This time-consuming stiffening technique is in contrast to those that use molded hull liners.
Now this beautiful yacht is for sale. Private owner, hardly used, in excellent condition and with lots of extra's.
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