In 1957, Henri Jeanneau, already passionate about aeroplanes and automobiles, had just discovered a brand new passion for powerboating, one that began as he watched a boat pass by his window. Soon afterward, in the small town of Les Herbiers, France, home to a rich heritage of artisan work, he began building a wooden hull with which he participated in the 6-hour Paris race, the largest national race at the time. He was first to cross the line.

Even though Henri Jeanneau is no longer with us, in so many ways, he still is and is still racing today. And winning!

Today we are delighted to be recognized and to receive the award of Best Boats for Families 2015. This award highlights and confirms the spirit of Henri Jeanneau and the LEADER range: sporty, livable boats, ideal for family cruising.

The Best of Boats Award is the new international prize recognizing powerboats while taking into account cruisers’ comments.

Available in two versions, sport top and open, the LEADER 36 offers a fast and streamlined design by Garroni Design and a superb V-shaped hull by U.S. designer, Michael Peters.

Designed for family fun in the sun, the deck layout has been designed for life outdoors. The very comfortable cockpit features a generous sundeck, an open cockpit with plenty of seating for relaxing in the sun, perfectly sheltered from the wind. And since no family cruise is complete without plenty of swimming and catching some rays, the “king size” aft platform and the forward sundeck further enhance the outdoor comfort aboard the LEADER 36.

Down below, the interior salon is a spacious living area, entirely open, offering an impressive view outside. In the evening, the configuration changes… the foldout partition allows for the creation of an owner’s cabin worthy of a suite, with a bar and seating area.

“Sporty, elegant and family-friendly, the new LEADER 36 fully meets the expectations of the modern-day family cruiser.” The judges have spoken. How about you?

Lean more about the Leader 36 at because Life is Too Short to Sit at the Dock!

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