Orinoco has been shared by two owners for three years. One of them plans to retire from sailing Orinoco in the end of 2021. Thus, I would like to start a new partnership with a like-minded sailor to run the boat part-time in the Mediterranien or later maybe in other parts of the world.

You are welcome to contact me to talk about sharing Orinoco if you

  • have sailing experience,
  • search for a part time use of an ocean going sailing vessel,
  • have a fair amount of tolerance,
  • agree that the work on the boat should be carried out equally,
  • and are able to afford the initial, running and ancillary costs.

Orinoco has been sailed by my friend and me and from Northern Europe to the Carribbean Islands, stayed there for two years and will this year sail back to Southern Europe via Azores and some Mediterranien Islands (see azores and mediterranian-sea).

We were the second owner of this well-maintained Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 409, built in 2011 , equipped with lots of extras as a blue water cruiser. Very complete and perfect to sail the Mediterranien or the world. It has never been chartered.


Technical Details                           

Second owner – built in 2011 – German matriculation – VAT paid. Well-maintained sailboat, equipped with lots of extras as a blue water cruiser.  Very complete and perfect  to sail the Caribbean or the world. Has never been chartered.


  • 3 cabin layout, with one head (toilet and shower) and a writing desk in the front cabin. 6 beds in cabins, 2 in the saloon
  • Performance pack plus + navigation pack (full option)
    • Dyform rigging (sparcraft rig)
    • Electrical winch mainsail, 3 Harken winches
    • Adjustable backstay
  • Other original options:
    • Bowthruster (2 batteries a 90 Ah, new 2019)
    • water tank 2 x 200 l (supplementary 200 l)
    • Oak flooring panels
  • Antifouling: Coppercoat 6 layers 2021
  • Fuel tank : 200 l
  • Domestic batteries: 10 Trojan deep cycle batteries 2020


  • Belt for mastervolt alternator
  • Mastervolt alternator
  • Engine oil, filters, fixed propeller, saildrive kit, sealing saildrive, sail drive oil, new oil water seperator, all filter, motor oil, etc …
  • Spare blades for silent wind wind generator


  • Yanmar 40hp standard engine 3JH5E (last service 12/2019, filter change)
  • Saildrive 60 new 2018
  • Alternator has been replaced by a powerfull Mastervolt 12V 130A (new 2019) with a 3-stage regulator, new pullies and belt
  • Extra diesel filter with water separator

Ground tackle

  • A 35 kg Rocna main ancor (2018) with 40m of 10mm chain on the electrical windlass and a Kobra 22 kg (spade-)anchor

Sails, mast, etc.

  • Mainsail (Lee sails) new 2018, 3 reefs
  • 140% furling genoa with UV protection strip, new 2018
  • Backup sails (2011 original performance sails, serviced 2016)
  • Rutgerson battcars & intermediate cars on mainsail
  • A removable second forestay with ratchet spanner, for extra security and eventually an extra headsail or stormsail
  • A telescopic spinnaker pole Selden mounted on mast
  • Maststeps till the top of the mast
  • Mast prepared for storm sail (additional rail)


  • Raymarine E90W outside and inside at charttable,
  • Raymarine ST70 (at both steerwheels),
  • Raymarine autopilot,
  • Raymarine AIS500 transmitter and receiver
  • Raymarine misthorn, speaker,
  • Raymarine Raymic 218E (outside),
  • Raymarine radar
  • PC interface
  • Navtex Furona NX300
  • Active radar reflector
  • 2 new GPS antennas (one for AIS and one for plotter) 2019

Kitchen and appliances

  • Burner
  • Oven
  • Gallay
  • Salt water pump in gallay
  • seperate tap with water filter in gallay
  • Refrigerater
  • Pots and pans


  • Gas release and rubber pipes are replaced in 2016 (good till 2022)
  • Epirb E100G with hammar automatic release
  • Three fire extinguishers (2 x 2 liter 1 x 5liter), fire blanket, two small cabin fire extinguishers
  • Plastimo rescue buoy
  • Gas detector
  • Two smoke detectors (front cabin / salon, new 2019)


  • Bimini
  • Sprayhood and lazybag: Original, but stitches and zip have been redone 2019
  • Leecloths for front berth, back berth portside and saloon bed.
  • Barometer
  • Clock
  • Three low power ventilators
  • Exterior sun screens on all hatches
  • Two solar ventilator in hatches (Marinco Solar, 2018)
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Webasto heating system
  • Cushions for 6 beds
  • Packsack and tarpaulin for dingi


  • Charger – converter etc:
    • Mastervolt Combi 3000W new 2019 (plus backup from 2016)
    • Masterview Easy
  • Dommestic batterie bank: 10 Trojan 6V 125 Ah deep cycle batteries new 2020, placed in custom made polytehyleen battery boxes
  • Energy, Solar panels:
    • 3x70W Kyocera solarpanels mounted on an arch.
    • Windgenerator: Silent Wind 400+ (2018)
    • Lights: All led-lights, in the interior, many extra lights have been added; Additional red light at the chart table
    • Several extra 220V and 12V contacts (in all cabins and cockpit table)

Aditional eqipment, that make the boat even more complete:

  • Dinghy:
    • RIB Zodiac hypalon fastroller NEO 285
    • Mercury four stroke motor
  • Gennaker 110 square meters
  • Stormsail (new 2018)
  • Sromgybe (new 2018)
  • Ultrasonic antifouling: Harsonic smartbox and transducer
  • Plastimo transocean liferaft 8 persons (new 2018)
  • Portable VHF (new 2018)
  • Four Inflatable life jackets (new 2018)
  • Hydrovane Self Steering windvane (Offshore spares included)
  • Iridium Go (new 2018)

Carribean and Pacific Sailing

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