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2006 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 54 DS

$442,500 USD

  • $442,500 USD
  • Ian Van Tuyl
  • Active
  • Used
  • Deck Saloon
  • 2006
  • Jeanneau
  • Sun Odyssey 54 DS
  • San Diego, California, US
  • Sail
  • 54ft / 16.46 m
  • 15ft 11in / 4.85 m
  • Yanmar
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2015-10-23
  • 2016-10-27
  • 2283702

** Fully Equipped Offshore Cruising Yacht**

This 2006 Jeanneau 54 DS Deck Salon is new to the market and is set up for any adventure you could possibly think of. For additional information on this beautiful 2006 Jeanneau 54 DS Deck Salon Sailboat please contact the listing agent at any time day or night. I look forward to hearing from you and informing you about all the systems on this vessel. 

While the 54 DS design represents a leap into the future, Jeanneau continues to build boats the old-fashioned way. The hull is solid hand-laid fiberglass; it and the keel structure are supported by fiberglass over wood floors and stringers, which create a rugged internal framework. These individual floors are laminated directly to the hull, as are the primary bulkheads and the furniture facings, producing a rigid structure that can take a pounding. This time-consuming stiffening technique is in contrast to those that use molded hull liners.
The cast-iron keel is externally fastened with stainless-steel keel bolts, well spaced to efficiently handle the relentless load imposed on narrow-chord keel sections. The standard draft is 7 feet 6 inches; an optional 6-foot-6-inch shoal keel ups the ballast by nearly 1,000 pounds to 11,905 pounds. The balanced fiberglass rudder is supported by a beefy stainless-steel stock. A fiberglass rudder tube houses self-aligning bearings and is molded directly to the hull in lieu of a conventional rudder stuffing box. The deck is balsa-cored, both for rigidity and sound insulation; teak decks are optional. The hull/deck joint, which incorporates an inward hull flange, a small molded bulwark, and a handsome teak caprail, is bonded mechanically and chemically. The 54 DS is nimble under power, and as Gates skillfully maneuvered us out of our tight slip, a few tweaks on the bow thruster made the job easier. The twin-level cockpit features double wheels aft. Whitlock cable steering is standard, and each binnacle contains molded consoles for sailing instruments. Engine controls are to starboard only.
The primary sheet winches are well placed on the coamings just forward of the wheels for easy helm access, and clever foot switches between the wheels activate the furling drum. The mainsheet leads aft to the starboard end of the trunk house. All other sail controls also lead aft through the coaming that supports the mainsheet traveler and a series of Spinlock rope clutches. Although it's a bit of work and the loads can be heavy, the 54 DS can be handled by an experienced couple. One person aft steers and trims the headsail while the other person tends the mainsheet, traveler, and other sail controls near the companionway. Dick and I sailed aggressively in blustery conditions without much fuss. In fact, he told me that he often sails alone, a testament to his sailing skills, Fauroux's forgiving design, and a reliable autopilot.
There is ample cockpit storage, including a dedicated life-raft locker that houses a lightweight valise-type raft and a propane locker that holds two bottles. Additional locker space is under each seat, and these lockers also provide access to the steering systems.
It's a noticeable uphill step into the forward section of the cockpit, and this will take a bit of getting used to, although there's a well-placed handhold on the cockpit table. Once there, however, this is a lovely spot to enjoy the ride. The seats are amply wide, and the seat backs are angled for lower-back support; there's even a small bridgedeck to discourage green water from sloshing below.
A cutout in the cockpit coaming makes it easy to exit the cockpit. The side decks are wide and easily navigated, as the genoa tracks and shrouds are well inboard. The stainless-steel stemhead fitting includes double self-launching anchor rollers. The chain locker is almost ridiculously deep, but at least the ground tackle is positioned as low as possible, and an electric windlass is standard. Enclosed oval stainless-steel chocks, including midship leads for spring lines, will please the inspectors at the Panama Canal.
The standing rigging is discontinuous wire and includes double backstays. Stainless-steel turnbuckle covers are standard; they look great, but they trap moisture and hinder routine observation. ProFurl roller-furling gear is standard, as is a Marechal roller-furling mast. The nonfurling mast is optional. A quick-release inner forestay is optional. I'd recommend it strongly to anyone heading offshore; it's the ideal way to fly a storm jib. (The chainplate is optional, too, if you might wish to add this feature later.) Harken blocks are used throughout, including at the mast collar and for the genoa leads, which are adjustable, even under load.
The main saloon is huge; there are full-length overhead handholds. The designers have maximized the beam by pushing the interior components outboard. The result is an airy, spacious saloon with sumptuous settees and elegant chairs rimming a lovely teak table to starboard and a minibar to port. 

This yacht is very similar to the Beneteau Oceanis 60 , Salona 60 , Alubat Cigale , Grand Soleil 58 , Jeanneau 58 , Tayana 58 Deck Salon DS , Hanse 575 , Jeanneau 57 , Dufour 560 , Beneteau Oceanis 55 , Sense 55 , Lyman Morse LM , X - Yachts XP 55 , Eagle 54 , Jeanneau 54 , Moody 54 DS , Passport Yachts Vista 545 Center Cockpit , Allures 52 , Island Packet 520 , Jeanneau 519 Sun Odyssey , Outbound 52 , Bavaria Yachts Cruiser 51 , Beneteau Sense 51 , Bruckmann MK 11 Motorsailer , Dufour 500 GL , Dufour 512 GL , Hunter 50 Center cockpit , Impression , Marlow Hunter , Reliant ,


Recent Additions

  • New Majestic Blue Paint Job 
  • New Canvas, Dodger, Bimini, Connector, Side Enclosure, Covers
  • Engine Completely Serviced and gone through Replacing hoses, belts, injectors, alining, filters, fluids, flushing.
  • Generator Completely gone through as well.
  • New Refrigeration & Freezer units.
  • New Bottom Paint
  • New Cutlass
  • New Bilge Pumps
  • New Stereo System
  • New Heads
  • Water Maker Completely Serviced
  • New LED Under Water Lights
  • New Water Pumps
  • This yacht is Serviced and taken care of to the highest level and will pass survey with flying colors. 


  • 2-Raymarine E-120 Chartplotters at helm and nav station
  • Raymarine ST-60 Tridata starboard helm
  • Raymarine ST-60 Tridata port helm
  • Raymarine ST-60 Wind starboard helm
  • Raymarine ST-60 Wind port helm
  • Raymarine 6001 Autopilot Type II at starboard helm
  • Icom 604 VHF at nav station With Hailer / Fog Horn
  • Icom VHF command mic at helm
  • 2KW radar with Riley Mast Mount
  • Icom 804 Single Sidband Radio With Isolated Back Stay and Ground Plate
  • Raymarine Lifetag System
  • Smartpilot Remote for Autopilot
  • XM Weather System Wired to Chartplotters
  • Upgraded Navionics Platinum Chart Chip
  • GPS Plotter Information Displayed on TV's Through VGA Cable


  • Onan 9kw Factory Installed Generator
  • Air conditioning & Heating throughout the yacht
  • (2) 66.2 Harken electric 2-speed primary winches
  • 1 46 Harken electric 2-speed roof winch (port)
  • 7hp bow thruster
  • Electric windlass with remote at helm
  • Electric Profurl head sail furling
  • 3000Watt Inverter / Battery Charger
  • 8 - 6Volt Golf Cart AGM 12Volt House Battery Bank Upgrade
  • Battery Monitor for House Bank 
  • Sony Stereo AM / FM / CD 
  • 2 speakers in salon
  • 2 speakers in cockpit
  • 3 Electric Fresh Water Heads
  • S/S Microwave in Galley
  • Dishwasher In Galley
  • 24 volt battery system for winches, thruster, and windlass
  • 12 volt battery system for house and engine
  • 110 volt system for shore power

Survival Equipment

  • HRO Horizon 700 (29GPH Water Maker)
  • XM Weather System
  • Coast Guard Approved Safety Package
  • Life Raft (Hard Shell)
  • Through Ring
  • Raymarine Lifetag System

Entertainment System

  • KVH Satellite System W/Dual LMB's for US & Mexico          (Need a Direct TV Box and all components are there)
  • Sony HD TV in Salon
  • PlayStation W/RF remotes for games (Gaming Device)
  • 3 - Toshiba TV's W/ Built In DVD Players in each stateroom
  • GPS Plotter Wired to All TV's On the yacht
  • Sony CD / DVD Player in Salon
  • Cockpit Stereo Fade Control
  • XM Music to Salon Stereo
  • Ethernet to Nav Station
  • IPod Docking Station wited to Stereo


  • Triple Spreader Keel Stepped Mast W/furling Main Sail
  • Electric furling Head Sail
  • North AP3 A-Sail with running rigging
  • Spinnaker halyard
  • Max prop with rope cutter on shaft
  • Huge storage locker aft of anchor locker - it's HUGE!
  • Mosquito screens and shades
  • Heads are gravity fed for overboard discharge
  • Duel Racor Fuel Filters
  • Spinnaker Pole W/Running Rigging
  • Hard Bottom Dinghy & Yamaha 9.9 outboard
  • Extra fuel tank adding 77gallons 

Canvas & Cushions

  • Custom Dodger
  • Upgraded Strata Glass in Dodger
  • Custom Bimini w/two windows to see main sail
  • Connector between dodger & bimini
  • Cockpit Cushions W/Back Rests
  • Fwd Deck Sun Mattress Pad
  • Wheel Covers
  • Cockpit Table Cover
  • Dinghy Cover


  • Custom S/S Post to house the KVH Sat dome with Dual LMB's for US and Mexico. 
  • S/S Post has Outboard Lifting Bracket and Winch To Lift Outboard Onto Engine Mount Built onto the post
  • Bird Deterrent on Mast & Spreaders
  • Spinnaker Pole & Running Rigging
  • Stern Lights
  • Catalina S/S BBQ
  • Teak Cockpit table and floors
  • 2-Flag Halyards and cleats on mast
  • Teak side decks
  • Luxury deck fittings (SS)
  • Magma Catalina gas grill Plumbed to Propane Tank
  • Outboard engine bracket Mounted on Custom S/S Post
  • Dark Majestic Blue Awlgrip hull with gold cove stripes, white boot and red bottom paint
  • Custom extension at bow of genneker (removable)
  • Double anchor roller
  • Delta anchor
  • 300ft chain
  • Removable S/S Dinghy Chalks to Transport Dinghy Underway
  • Deck Fresh Water Washdown Pump & Flushmount Bib on Fwd Deck
  • Cockpit Fresh Water Washdown Pump & Flushmount Bib 


  • 3 staterooms
  • 1 Master forward with private head and shower
  • 2 Guest staterooms aft with private head and shower
  • Deluxe dinette table with folding leaves
  • Dinette has leather "oyster"
  • 2 Arm chairs leather "oyster"
  • Settee leather "oyster"
  • Cocktail table with wine locker
  • Spacious Nav station to starboard


  • Asymmetrical Sail
  • Furling Genoa On Electric Furler
  • Furling In Mast Main Sail


  • 4 Burner stove with oven and S/S hood that vents out
  • Dishwasher
  • Custom S/S microwave
  • Refrigeration Front (S/S Door) 
  • Freezer Top Loading W/Dual Thermostat Controls to make Freezer or additional fridge.
  • Excellent Storage
  • Corian counter tops
  • Double stainless sink with splash guard


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

For Sale By Cruising Yachts, Inc. - San Diego

1880 Harbor Island Drive Suite 200
San Diego, California, 92101