On Sunday, July 12, let’s all plan to go boating.



Jeanneau Prestige 50

Boat Tests


Builder: Jeanneau

Model: Prestige 50

Model Year: 2009

Boat Type: Cruiser

Cabins 1 master; 3 guest berths

LOA: 50'0"

Beam: 14'3"

Draft: 3'9"

Weight: 32,055 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/575-hp Volvo Penta D9s

Optional Power: None

Fuel Capacity: 436 gallons

Water Capacity: 169 gallons


Lecomble & Schmitt hydraulic steering w/ power assist
Volvo Penta electronic controls
Lewmar windlass
Max Power bow thruster
Plastimo Offshore compass
Volvo Penta instrumentation
EuroKera Force 10 two-burner cooktop
Vitrifrigo refrigerator
microwave oven
Wema holding tank gauge
Lenco electric trim tabs
13.5-kW Onan genset
2/Cristec 20-amp battery chargers
8/marine batteries (4/house & 4/start)
56,000-Btu Cruisair A/C
Vetus sea strainers (mains and genset)
BSCO FE-241 auto. fire-extinguishing system


Lewmar docking winch
Raymarine radar w/ 2-kW radome, ST6002 autopilot, and additional E120
retractable sun awning
flying-bridge bimini
mooring and anchoring kits

This article originally appeared in the April 2009 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.