Hints and Tips



Hints and Tips Index - Hull, Deck & Steering

The following Hints and Tips have been provided by other Jeanneau Owners, some are quite simple, some are more complex but all will give you ideas and techniques for making valuable improvements to your Jeanneau


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Articles are now ordered into sections. Do browse through as there is certain to be something of interest




Hull, Keel, Rudder, Steering & Deck


Sails & Rigging


Engine & Electrics




Plumbing, Refrigeration & Heating







Hull, Keel, Rudder, Steering & Deck


Additional Forward Portlight - SO49DS


Anchor Chain Guide - SO36i


Anchor Locker Drain Improvement


Anchor Locker Storage Shelf


Anti-chafe guards


Bow Thruster layouts - SO42.1


Bow Thruster - SO39i


Check those thru-hulls or skin fittings


Companionway Grab Handles


Cutless Bearing and Shaft Multi-Tool


Deck repairs in non-slip - minor


Deck repairs in non-slip - major


Deck - Teak Decking Replacement


Deck - SO39i Teak Step Leak and Repair


Goiot Hatch Handle Reseal


Goiot Pedestal Repairs


Goiot Engine Control Modification


Emergency Rudder and Propulsion System


Hardtop Dodger - Tonic 23


Helm Seat - SO36i


Hydrovane Self Steering Installation


Keel Removal and Reinstallation - SO43DS


Lewmar Wheel Brake


Lift/Drop Keel Maintenance - early models


Lift/Swing Keel Removal - SO26 & SO32


Lift/Swing Keel Removal - SO30i


Lift/Swing Keel Bush Replacement - SO33i


Lift/Swing Keel Mounting - SO35


Lift/Swing Keel & Twin Rudder Hints - SO35


Lift Keel Water Leak Fix


Lift/Swing Keel Anode Change - SO35


Mast Deck Step Issues


Mast Deck Step Repair - SO36.2


Mast Compression Post Issues and Repair


P Bracket Repair


Pushpit Strenghtening Handrail


 Replacement of Rudder - Arcadia


Rudder Bearing Replacement - SO37


 Rudder Bearing Upgrade


Rudder Bearing Replacement - JOD 35


Rudder Rebuild - SO47


Rudder Loss caused by stray current corrosion - SO45


Jeanneau Yachts 57/58 Rudder Documentation


Rudder & Sugar Scoop - Tonic 23


Rudder Bearing Upper Support Repairs - SO45.1 & 52.2


Steering Pedestal Upgrade - SO37


Stainless Deck Grab Rails


Stern Arch with Dinghy Lift - Sun Kiss


Swim platform - Attalia


Transom Step Rebuild - SO36.2


Walk Through Stern - Tonic 23


Window Leak Repair (non-removal) - SO42DS


Window Moulding and Replacement - Sun Liberty 34


Window Upgrade - Sun Legende 41