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Dehler 39 JV and SQ (1996 onwards)

Brief details

Builder

Dehler Yachtbau GmbH, Germany.

The Dehler 39 is powerful fast cruiser with a high quality interior in cherry wood, with two good double cabins. The Dehler 39 JV (illustrated here) was designed by Judel/Vrolijk and introduced in around 1996 as a fast cruiser, and remained in production for almost 15 years, although renamed (with perhaps very minor design alterations) the 39 SQ in 2004. She is a moderately heavy boat for her size, but with a big rig is still very much at the high performance end of the cruiser and cruiser-racer spectrum.

 

LOA

38' 9"

Sail area

850 sq ft main and jib

LWL

36' 3"

Rig

Fractional sloop

Beam

12' 7"

Cabins

2 plus saloon

Draught

6' 6"

Berths

6

Displacement

17,200 lbs

Engine

Yanmar 3JH3CE diesel

Ballast

6,500 lbs

BHP

40

Keel type

Iron fin keel with lead bulb and spade rudder

Sailplan

Dehler in Germany started building smaller yachts in the 1960s, and by the 1980s had made a name for high quality and innovative cruising and racing yachts. For a while they were the largest yacht builder in Germany. The company went through several changes of ownership after the Dehler family sold out in the 1990s, and is now owned by Hanse, along with Moody and Fjord. Hanse have kept the Dehler brand separate, and still build well engineered fast cruisers - the current range is from 29 to 46 ft.

The hulls are of glass mat and uni-directional and multi-directional glass rovings with isopthalic polyester resins. Structural bulkheads are bonded to both the hull and deck, which are laminated together in the mould. The deck is a balsa-glass sandwich with laminated-in aluminium reinforcement plates for all fittings. The balanced spade rudder is mounted on a solid aluminium shaft with self-aligning rudder bearings. The high-aspect bulb keel has a cast iron fin with a lead bulb, and is fastened to the hull by stainless steel bolts. The triple-spreader fractional rig is keel-stepped.

The Dehler 39 JV and later SQ were offered with standard or deep keels, either 6' 6" or 7' 8" draught, and two choices of interior layouts, with single or twin aft cabins. The yacht illustrated here is a single aft cabin "owners" version with the more manageable 6' 6" keel, which is still deep enough to give excellent windward performance. Engines fitted were Yanmars of 27 or 40 hp with saildrives.

There was an previous Dehler 39 model in the late 1980s designed by Van de Stadt,
the 39CWS, that being (somewhat surprisingly) a considerably lighter boat than this 39JV.

This earlier Dehler 39 resembles a larger version of the Dehler 36CWS
- the CWS
standing for "central winch system).

Dehler 39 for sale
Dehler 39JV for sale

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Forecabin
Saloon table
Dehler 39 saloon looking aft
Chart table
Chart table detail
Galley and companionway
Galley
Accommodation plan

The heads has a separate shower area aft, and the white door on the aft bulkhead is to a large storage area, which actually has a berth cushion for use as an extra single berth if needed.

Aft cabin

To port is the aft cabin with double berth

Yachtsnet photographs
June 2016

Bow view
Deck
Windlass and bow detail
Deck aft

She has a big three-spreader rig, on this yacht with radar and a tri-lens radar reflector mounted above the lower spreaders. An electric winch on the coachroof aids hoisting sails and reefing. There is a carbon-fibre removable bowsprit and spinnaker pole.

Rig

Photographs Yachtsnet

Cockpit
Cockpit aft

The transom opens to form a boarding platform

Quarter

 

Ashore June 2016

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