Prestige 60

By | Posted December 2009

The sea off the coast of Genoa, Italy, glistened in the sun-bathed but crisp mid-October morning. I walked down the dock with the ancient city off to my starboard. At the quay to my port sat 60 feet...

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Jeanneau Prestige 50

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted April 2009

Having sea trialed a fair share of European boats with highly styled but outrageously impractical steering stations, I was a little surprised at the savvy design and comfort of the Prestige 50’s...

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Jeanneau Prestige 42S

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted November 2008

Back in 2007, we tested the Jeanneau Prestige 42 ("The French Connection," April 2007). You might assume that the new Prestige 42S ("S" stands for "Sport Top") would...

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Jeanneau 50

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted October 2007

My first reaction on hearing that Jeanneau was introducing a big express to the United States was, "What does a French sailboat builder know about designing cruisers for Americans?" The answer, I...

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Jeanneau Prestige 42

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted March 2007

“But don’t they build sailboats?” That was my first thought as I caught a glimpse of Jeanneau’s Prestige 42 cruiser sitting in her berth at Harbour Towne Marina in Dania Beach, Florida. I knew the...

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