Are Jeanneau and Beneteau the same company?
Jeanneau specializes in monohulls, but it created a specialist multihull line, Lagoon catamarans. Jeanneau (and Lagoon) became part of Groupe Beneteau in 1995.
Is Beneteau a bluewater boat?
With its new Sense line of cruising sailboats, ranging from 43 to 55 feet, Beneteau sets out to provide the best bluewater cruiser for families; a common-sense liveaboard that is completely unique in the layout of its accommodations, the openness of its cockpit and the comfort of its living spaces.
Where are Beneteau boats made?
Production. The main production facility is in France with five factories in the Vendée area of France. However they have one US plant producing boats for the America’s market in Marion, South Carolina which opened in 1986; since then the factory has nearly doubled in size to about 250,000 square feet (23,000 m2).