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2001 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 40 DS

Ramsgate, United Kingdom


2001 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 40 DS £69,950
The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 40 Deck Saloon is a spacious family cruiser, easily sailed with good performance and a roomy layout for comfortable living below. She has a large cockpit with the off-set steering position. She has two double cabins, forward with en-suite heads and a second heads aft. This example is in her second ownership. The owner is just arranging for her annual maintenance, i.e. antifoul, anode change, hull and topsides polish to be completed.

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Basic Boat Info

Price: £69,950 (Sale Pending)
Boat Name: Peachy
Make: Jeanneau
Model: Sun Odyssey 40 DS
Year: 2001
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Jeanneau Yachts
Designer: Daniel Andrieu
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 40 ft
Length Overall: 40 ft
Waterline Length: 33'4 ft
Beam: 13 ft
Max Draft: 4'11 ft
Displacement: 7,250 kg
Cabin Headroom: 6'4 ft
Ballast: 2,430 kg
Electrical Circuit: 220 V
Double Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH3E
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 56hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2001
  • Engine Hours: 1357
  • Engine Location: Center
Cruising Speed: 6 kn
Maximum Speed: 7 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 136 L
Fuel Tank Material: Plastic
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 330 L
Water Tank Material: Plastic

The accommodation offers four berths in two double sleeping cabins. 

The forward cabin has a V berth with stowage under. Opening hatch to foredeck. There is a large hanging locker and a vanity unit. There is an en-suite heads compartment with marine toilet, shower and washbasin.

In the saloon, there is a dinette to starboard which can convert to a double berth if required. There are twin seats and a chart table opposite. There is a separate heads compartment to port with marine toilet, shower and washbasin. The Galley is opposite and has a two-burner gimballed gas cooker with oven, 12v fridge and microwave oven. The galley is fitted with twin stainless-steel sinks with pressurised hot and cold water system and lots of storage space. The yacht holds 330 litres of fresh water. 

The Aft cabin is to port with a double berth, large hanging locker. The vessel has a Webasto diesel fired hot air central heating with outlets fitted throughout fitted. The saloon also has a Radio/CD player and small free-standing TV/DVD

Spars & Sails

Masthead Bermudan sloop with deck stepped twin spreader rig by Z-Spars. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging (replaced as needed).  In-mast furling mainsail system. Profurl headsail furling system.


  • 2 x Harken 44 2-speed self-tailing sheet winches.
  • 2 x Harken 40 2-speed self-tailing halyard winches.


  • Furling mainsail - Kemp Performance Cruise Premium cloth- good condition - new 2011
  • Furling genoa - Kemp Performance Cruise Premium cloth- good condition - new 2011
  • Asymmetrical Spinnaker with snuffer 
Mechanical Systems

Yanmar 4JH3E 56hp 4 cylinder inboard diesel engine. Shaft drive with 3 bladed fixed propeller. Plastic fuel tank. Engine has completed 1357 hours as at 6th November 2018. Engine is about to be serviced.  4HP through tunnel bowthruster with own dedicated battery.


Electrical Systems

4 x 12 volt batteries  (2 x domestic and 1 x engine and 1 x bowthruster) age not known, charged from alternator on the engine. 220 volt battery charger, shorepower system and immersion heater on the calorifier.


Deck Equipment
  • Anchor - CQR with chain and warp
  • Lofrans electric anchor windlass with remote control
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and lifelines
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Blue Sprayhood
  • 6 x fenders
  • 4 x mooring warps



Navigation Equipment
  • Compass - Platimo Binnacle compass
  • VHF radio - Shipmate
  • Depth/Speed/Log Raymarine ST60 Tridata
  • Wind System Raymarine ST60 windspeed/direction with windvane
  • Chartplotter - Raymarine RC530  at Helm
  • Chartplotter - Raymarine RL70 at Charttable
  • Radar - Raymarine
  • Autopilot - Raymarine ST6000 Plus
  • Navtex - ICS 6 Plus
  • Clock and barometer
  • Navigation lights
Safety Equipment
  • Radar reflector
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pumps with float switch
  • Emergency tiller
  • 4 man Liferaft - last service date not known

Deep fin keel


Built by Jeanneau in 2001 to a Daniel Andrieu design. Blue GRP hull and white superstructure with teak decks. Teak laid cockpit sole and seats. Access to the interior with timber louvred ' saloon door' style doors. Opening access from the cockpit to bathing platform. Starboard off-set wheel steering by companionway hatch. Folding white cockpit table. Cast iron shallow draft fin keel with bulb, deep fin version. Spade hung rudder. Self-draining cockpit. 

Title Documents & Tax

The following documentation has been seen when listing this yacht for sale:

  • Bill of sale in the owners name
  • Previous Bills of Sale
  • Plaque to confirm built to EU Recreational Craft Directive
  • Proof that VAT has been paid
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The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

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