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Destiny III
Length Overall (with bowsprit) 12.16m (39'-4")
Endurance 35 Cutter Rig
Length of hull 10.8m (35’)
Waterline length 8.23m (26'-8")
Beam (Maximum) 3.4m (11'-0")
Draft (from D.W.L.) 1.6m (5'-2")
Displacement 9 tons
3.5 tons Ballast (Lead)

Sails (as designed):
 - Jib
 - Staysail
 - Main 
 - Genoa

126 m2 (1321 sq ft)
   - 31 m2 (326 sq ft)
   - 17.4 m2 (182 sq ft)
   - 26 m2 (273 sq ft)
   - 50.8 m2 (533 sq ft)

Fresh Water Capacity 340 ltrs (85 gal.)
Fuel Capacity 380 ltrs (95 gal.)
Power Yanmar 3QM-30
3cy diesel = 30 HP
Prop3 Blade Bronze 18”D 10”P (fixed)

The ENDURANCE-35 is the first, as well as the classic of the series. Designed in 1969, she won the 1970 IABBS International Yacht Design Competition from among 34 entries. Since then, hundreds have been built all over the world by both amateurs and professionals. The Belliure yard in Spain has built 115 at this writing to an exceptional standard. Destiny III was built in Perth, Australia, by Janssen Yachts and launched in 1982. Construction is in solid GRP, with stringers, and deck and coach house in GRP with end grain balsa.

The central theme of the boat is based on a large, raised deckhouse providing a bright, airy and cheerful living area with the emphasis on light and communication with the outside: exactly the opposite approach of many northern European yachts. The deckhouse also provides protection for the cockpit.

Forward, she is flush-decked giving a big, safe working (or sunbathing) platform, plus great structural integrity. Her heavy displacement makes her comfortable in a seaway, and her flared forward sections keep her dry in the worst conditions. A tall rig gives her power in light air conditions. She is a 'go anywhere' blue-water cruising yacht, very strongly built and comfortable to sail and live aboard, as the experience of many has shown.