Sailing yachtJeanneau Sun Odyssey 490

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490 Specifications

The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490 is produced by the brand Jeanneau since 2018. Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490 is a 14.80 meters cruising yacht with a Mediterranean cockpit with 3 guest cabins and a draft of 2.24 meters. The yacht has a fiberglass / grp hull with a CE certification class (A) and can navigate in the open ocean. The base price of a new Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490 is €301.8 thousand.

14.80m  / 48' 7"
4.49m  / 14' 9"
2.24m  / 7' 5"
Displacement, t
11.29 (half load)
Fuel capacity, l
Water tank, l
Cabins & Passenger Capacity
Berths for guests
Rigging and keel
Single-masted (sloop)
CE class
A - Ocean
Hull type
Hull material
Fiberglass / GRP
Modern / Mainstream
Type by usage
Deck arrangement
With mediterranean cockpit
Manufacturer Data
Sun Odyssey
Sun Odyssey 490
Period of manufacture
from 2018
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Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490 Overview

In 2018 «the glossy» Robb Report and the American profile Cruising World recognized the 490 as the yacht of the year.

Exterior and interior design

Like other models, the Sun Odyssey 490 was designed by Philippe Brian (Hull) and Jean-Marc Pyaton (Interior). The cheekbone profile provides internal space with a small wet surface, which guarantees a good roll or under motor. What's more, the boat's speed performance has been improved by 10% lightening. The dry weight of 11.5 tonnes, achieved by using a balsa core in both the hull and superstructure, looks impressive against the competition.

In addition to the bowsprit, two rudder feathers, the main innovation of the model is the walk-around deck, i.e. the deepened outer passage along the sides from the helm to the tank, gradually rising to the deck level. Another highlight «of the» cockpit is the ability to deploy two sunbathing zones thanks to the transformation of the coamings.

Amenities on board

Among the proposed configurations of the basic is considered a 3-cabin version, where the bow cabin for the owner already resembles a small hotel room. There is a TV panel, shelves for books, cabinets and a spacious bathroom. In the salon a comfortable galley in front of the dining area with wide sofas attracts attention.


Thanks to the many innovations of the Sun Odyssey 2017-2018 range, Jeanneau has won several awards and the 490 is no exception. Walk-around deck, sunbathing lounges in the cockpit and internal ergonomics combined with good sailing performance bribe.

Swimming area

Sun Odyssey 490 is certified in category «A» - ocean.

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Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490 Documents

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