Sun Odyssey 409
Voted "European Yacht of the Year 2011"
The Sun Odyssey 409 is a large cruising yacht providing spacious accommodation, yet can be sailed by a couple or family with a crew of two or three.
The Sun Odyssey 409 can be managed by a crew of two although at 40' a third set of hands always makes mooring and other tasks simpler. She sails well and her recent win of the European Yacht of the Year (“Family Cruiser, 2011”) assures you of a well-sorted cruising yacht providing space & comfort with entertaining, yet safe and stable sailing.
The Sun Odyssey 409 provides a main cabin heads & shower to port, a forepeak cabin with en-suite forward heads & shower with a large opening hatch onto the foredeck, plus two rear double berth cabins. There is a chart table to port in front of the heads with control panel, GPS and VHF radio and CD/radio player. The main saloon settee and table can convert into an additional large double berth.
The Sun Odyssey 409 is equipped with twin-wheel steering, rolling genoa and a semi-battened slab reefing mainsail with lazy jacks & sail bag. The mainsail uses single-line reefing with reefs 1 & 2 rigged.
There is an inflatable dinghy with outboard to help you get ashore if you anchor-off or simply to allow you to explore.
Instrumentation includes twin binnacle compasses, two ST70 multifunction color display instruments in the cockpit and a Garmin chart plotter at the navigation desk in the cabin.
The 409 is also equipped with a Raymarine inboard (built-in) autopilot, a GPS, DSC VHF radio & EPIRB by the chart table. Charts and pilot guides are provided.
The yacht is equipped CD/radio player with speakers in the main cabin and external speakers in the cockpit, allowing you to listen to music as you sail.
The Sun Odyssey 409 offers a main saloon, three cabins and two toilet/shower rooms each with hot water and toilet holding tank. The main cabin heads includes a separate shower and toilet/basin area separated by a folding shower screen.
Each cabin has a double berth giving six berths, plus the main saloon settee & table are convertible to give another large double berth. Each cabin has a hanging wardrobe.
The galley includes a double sink, top-entry fridge, twin-burner cooker with oven and plenty of storage both behind the worktop & cooker and below the sinks.
Outside the cockpit has teak lazerette seats and a large fixed cockpit table covered by a bimini tent. There are also external loudspeakers in the cockpit connected to the CD/radio.