YYZ USA 2112

“YYZ” a Jeanneau 53 Wins Class in 2018 Newport Bermuda

 "Velocity Made Good"

Captain/Owner Justin Bonar

“YYZ” a Jeanneau 53 won her class in the 51st Newport Bermuda Race. The race started on June 15th and the team crossed the finish line at 2:58 am on Wednesday, June 20th. YYZ finished 21 boats ahead of the next boat in her class. The team was lead by Captain and Owner, Justin Bonar.

Justin grew up sailing and racing all kinds of dinghies on the great and small lakes of his native country Canada and the north east of the USA. In his adult life, Justin has sailed and raced a wide assortment of keel boats on San Francisco Bay, Long Island Sound, Lake Ontario, and the Caribbean.

Justin is a member of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club and is a past Admiral of the Young Mariners Foundation, whose vision is to create a world class educational program for children from low income families, built around sailing and the sea.

CONGRATULATIONS to the YYZ team! We cannot wait to see what adventures you take on next!

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Every detail has been conceived to offer the highest quality cruising experience. Welcome to the world of Jeanneau Yacht 53.

Numerous deck hatches and portholes flood the inside with light emphasizing the rich materials found throughout: leather, stainless steel, and the finely varnished woodwork. The Jeanneau 53 offers a level of standard equipment unequalled in her class. A luxurious lounge sits opposite a wide and comfortable dining area and just forward of the spacious, well-equipped kitchen. Each interior layout features optimized ergonomics and storage. With numerous interior layouts, the Jeanneau 53 has been designed to fit every need.

This elegant offshore cruiser offers an exceptional interior and deck plan designed by Vittorio Garroni with ease of handling in mind: every detail has been conceived to offer the highest quality cruising experience.

Rich materials are found throughout including leather, blond teak flooring and stainless steel. Sleek windows bathe the interior is light. Finely appointed cabins, spacious galley and luxurious lounging and dining areas make every moment onboard enjoyable and memorable.

Some of the key features of the Jeanneau 53 Yacht include comfort and performance for fast and safe passage-making. A powerful, balanced and modern hull design that combines a long waterline length and a hard chine provides speed and comfort at sea. The large cockpit is great for entertaining while the deck has integrated running rigging that are complimented by a sail plan with a high aspect ratio that features multiple choices including a self-tacking jib, large, overlapping genoa, Code 0, furling mast, etc. There is a very complete option list to permit you to customize your Jeanneau 53 Yacht to your intended use and preferences.

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