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Shannon 39
THE SHANNON 39

“The Shannon 39 is an extremely well-built and finished product. It is a boat that one would quickly come to know and feel safe in no matter how harsh the conditions. Comfortable below and on deck, she is destined to become the final yacht purchase for a lot of experienced cruisers." - SAILING

• Classic lines, beauty and ease of handling make the Shannon 39 the perfect boat for a single-hander or couple to sail and live aboard anywhere in the world.

• The Shannon 39 is a medium displacement blue-water boat that is built using the strongest
construction standards in the industry.

• The Shannon 39 provides the necessary water, fuel and holding capacities for long-distance
ocean cruising, but can also be easily converted to a weekend cruiser as its spaciousness
remarkably provides berths for six in addition to a full navigation/work station. At Shannon, all
interiors are custom.

• The Shannon 39 is available in either a fixed keel or keel centerboard hull.

• The Shannon 39 offers a choice of rig: cutter, ketch, or custom Shannon “Scutter” or “Sketch

• The Shannon 39 offers excellent ocean sailing capability, good speed in light air and
exceptional seaworthiness.

• The Shannon 39 evolved from the Shannon 38 hull which launched the company in 1975
and still holds the record for the model that has completed the most circumnavigations by Shannon owners.

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