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Dufour monohulls

The ultimate sailing pleasure

The ultimate sailing pleasure

Charter management

Dufour Yachts has been based in La Rochelle, France since 1964. Our shipyard produces about 350 monohull cruising sailboats annually and today offers 10 different models from 31 to 56 feet that are distributed in more than 30 countries around the world. Dufour yachts are well recognized for exceptional sailing qualities, contemporary styling, abundant on board comfort amenities, and robust construction.

Hull design

We combine scientific analysis and creative problem-solving to deliver outstanding sailing performance that defines the essence of Dufour Yachts. Maintaining the designed hull shape under load to withstand extreme conditions is a function of the hull rigidity.

Rudders

Dufour’s self aligning system allows the stock to pass through a spherical plastic knuckle which is housed in a machines aluminum body. As the rudder stock bends under load, the knuckles rotate within the body. The stock rotates evenly inside the bearing surface, reducing friction for smooth and easy steering.

Decks

Decks are designed to combine maximum comfort and pure navigation pleasure. Spacious and ergonomic cockpits, easy circulation around side decks and clean deck plans.

Interiors

Because a yacht is also a living space, we propose you various layouts adapted to your needs in order to guarantee a unique comfort in all conditions.

Why choose a Dufour monohull?

Felci yacht design

With 23 models designed for production by Dufour, the partnership has entered a new era as the Felci Group talents are enhanced by Dufour’s product development team to deliver uncompromising comfort and performance.

From a series of mini-transat racers to 80’ fast cruisers, over 70 designs have amassed a collection of awards from every major evaluative body in the world.

Dufour team

They are all dreamers, inventors, creators. Born with a love of the sea in their veins, sailors at heart, their mission is to traverse land and sea to look and listen, and come back home to share their intuitions and their discoveries, to put their imaginations together in order to give birth to the next generation of sailing yachts.

Their objective: nothing less than to take sailing to new heights by optimizing the fundamentals of design, performance, and comfort. Very few people anywhere are as experienced as these craftsmen, who represent flair and vision personified. Every year, they push back the limits of what is possible to offer the ultimate sailing pleasure bearing the name of Dufour.

Available with the following charter programs

Guaranteed Income program

Guaranteed income

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Performance program

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Partnership program

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Dream Easy program

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Forward Sale program

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Crewed program

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The Dufour range

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Dufour Exclusive 56

The DUFOUR 56 Exclusive flagship sets the highest standards when it comes to aesthetic appeal. The long awaited Exclusive range is here!

Dufour 560

This yacht exudes modern elegance, luxury and dynamism with its sweeping lines and uniquely DUFOUR top fixed hatch, with angled corners and horizontal sleek side windows.

Dufour 512

Millesime 2016 in the Grand Large range, the Dufour 512 perfectly combines the philosophy of a yacht with elegant and luxurious style as well as a marine boat with outstanding performances.

Dufour 460

Born from an intense collaboration between Italian architect Umberto FELCI and the DUFOUR DEVELOPMENT TEAM, the 460 GL is a yacht of excellence, that guarantees high level performances as well as absolute comfort.

Dufour 45E

High-quality deck fittings coupled with Dufour ergonomics enable everyone to handle this boat easily.

Dufour 412

Evolution of the famous Dufour 410, the Dufour 412 Grand Large places herself among the flagships of the Grand Large range. For this 2016 millesime, Dufour Yachts engineers and Felci Yachts Design have as project guideline to integrate all functionalities thus far reserved to bigger sized yachts.

Dufour 40E

All adding up to a fast boat for racing or just for the pleasure of skimming through the water; which at the same time lets you enjoy proper cruising in comfort.

Dufour 382

Such flexibility allows the 382 to better satisfy all the different needs for use and habits of customers from various geographical areas.

Dufour 36

Very comfortable, the deck has been designed for easy maneuvering (removable storage, wide open cockpit) and is adapted to all kind of navigation: races and cruising.

Dufour 350

Genius of ergonomics and comfort, this yacht borrows from its bigger brothers all the finesse of style that takes the quality of life to new heights, when sailing as well as at mooring.

If you would like to discuss owning a Dufour monohull
please contact our sales team.