San Juan Island Chartered Sailboat Vacations
Sailing Vessel Diminuendo
Diminuendo is a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 42 Deck salon. After extensive research and an exhaustive search, we found a boat which we considered to have the perfect balance of features, accommodations and size. We considered many different boats but found that many lacked the charm found in a boat of Diminuendo’s type. Her moderate size allows us to explore “gunkholes” beyond the reach of many larger vessels. If you’re looking for a San Juan Islands chartered sailboat vacation, look no further than Northwest Sailing Adventures!
Diminuendo’s roomy cockpit has adequate seating for up to six guests plus your crew. She has a canvas dodger and a bimini (awning), which provides protection from the elements yet still allows you to experience the scenic wonders around you unhindered. The spacious foredeck also offers abundant room to stretch out and bask in the sun. Her step-through transom allows easy access to the swim step from which you’ll board her kayaks or her rigid inflatable dinghy with which you’ll be whisked ashore for a little hiking or beach-combing. More adventurous travelers may brave a quick dip in the cold waters of the Puget Sound. Below deck you’ll find an open, airy, comfortable main saloon with generous headroom, abundant sunlight, and excellent visibility in all directions. This is one of the best features of the Jeanneau 43DS. The dinette is a great place for guests to gather in for a steaming mug of coffee and a little story telling. Adjoining the saloon is a well equipped galley in which your crew will prepare your gourmet meals. Although rarely needed, Diminuendo is equipped with a diesel furnace for chilly spring or autumn mornings.
Aft of the saloon are two large guest cabins. The full/queen size beds have luxurious linens and comforters with extra blankets provided and no less than 4 pillows per cabin. Adjacent to and adjoining the aft port cabin is the guest head (restroom) with a state of the art electric flush toilet, sink, and a separate hot water shower. Forward is yet another double cabin, the V-berth. There is also a separate pullman berth (bunks) which is a favorite with kids. There is also a separate head for the use of your crew.