Serenite at acnhor

logoS.V. Sérénité is a 1984, Jeanneau Sun Fizz masthead sloop designed by Phillipe Briand and built in Les Herbiers France. The Sun Fizz is the successor model to the Gin Fizz which was used by Laura Dekker in 2010 to set the world record for the youngest person to solo circumnavigate the planet. Sérénité’s had many modifications over the years and is currently being outfitted for extended cruising and filmmaking. To follow Susanne and Sérénité’s adventures visit the Where-Is section of this site. The Jeanneau Sun Fizz was also the subject of extensive destructive testing by Yachting Monthly to demonstrate safety and survival at sea during common nautical emergencies. For videos and more see:

aboard serenite




Sun Fizz Brochure
Designer:  Philippe Briand
Builder:  Jeanneau (FRA)
Hull Type:  Fin w/spade rudder
Hull Composition:  Fibreglass
Model Year:  1984
Date of Completion:  September, 1983
Rig Type:  Masthead Sloop
LOA:  40.35' / 12.30m
LWL:  33.50' / 10.21m
Beam:  12.63' / 3.85m
Draft (Max):  6.40' / 1.95m
Displacement:  16100 lbs./ 7303 kgs.
Ballast:  6610 lbs. / 2998 kgs.
Ballast Type:  Iron