|Tax Status:||Tax Paid|
Ipswich Suffolk UK|
Superb example of this well looked after Dufour 38 Classic performance cruiser, fully equipped with the "Grand Croisiere" equipment package with an extensive additional inventory and sail wardrobe she is ready to sail away.
Owners version launched in 2000 she is a spacious and comfortable bluewater cruiser currently on the hard, anti-fouled and serviced. Rich mahogany interior with Webasto heating, 2 cabins, teak laid cockpit and side decks re-caulked last season and a custom made full winter cover. With an electric windlass and classic deck layout she is easy to handle with a light crew or single handed.
Lightly used and maintained to a high standard she is a beautiful example of this elegant performance cruiser.
|Vessel type:||Cruising (Sail Yacht)|
|Designer:||Olivier Poncin & Yann Chabaud|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Volvo Penta MD2040|
|Drive type:||Sail drive|
|Length over all:||11.98m|
|Length at waterline:||9' 8"|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Keel type:||Fin Keel|
|Fuel capacity:||160 Litres|
|Water capacity:||340 Litres|
Classic rich mahogany interior with cream/blue patterned fabric upholstery
Webasto AT5000 5kw diesel fired cabin heating.
Hot & cold pressurised water, heated by engine and 220v immersion heater
Laminate cabin flooring. Pioneer stereo radio/CD with saloon speakers.
Galley - Linear to port with Corian work surface, twin s/s sinks with Hot & Cold pressurised water and manual foot pump, 2 burner gimballed ENO gas cooker with oven. 12v top opening refrigerator. Good work surfaces and storage outboard & below. Dufour 6 piece dinner set and glasses, many accessories and lots of spares.
Large Forecabin – Double V berth with storage lockers and shelves, seat and hanging lockers to port & stbd. Large floor space.
Saloon – C shaped seating to starboard with lowering saloon table – with central drinks locker, infill cushion section and bench seat midships providing support for the galley area. Saloon converts to a double berth.
Chart table aft to starboard with large table navigators seat, storage and provision for instruments. Hanging/wet locker behind and walk-in storage locker with door access.
Heads compartment to port, aft of galley with sea toilet, washbasin, storage and separate shower.
Aft cabin to port with large double berth and hanging locker.
Dufour 38 Classic, built in 1999 first launched in March 2000 by Dufour Yachts France, CE category: A.
GRP hull, superstructure and deck, teak deck, round-bilged white hull with blue striping. External lead fin keel with low centre of gravity. Semi balanced spade rudder with Whitlock wheel steering, emergency tiller. White GRP deck, superstructure and self-draining aft cockpit. Teak laid side decks, cockpit seats and cockpit sole. Moulded non-slip coachroof.GRP internal structural moulding. Rich mahogany internal joinery. displacement approx. 6.55 tonnes, ballast approx. 2.1 tonnes (lead), fuel tank approx. 160 litres, fresh water tank approx. 1 x 180 litres + 1 x 160 litres,
S/s open pulpit with teak step, stanchions, guardwires and split pushpit with gate. Double bow roller Danforth type anchor, 35m chain and warp.
Lofrans electric anchor windlass fitted in opening, draining chain locker. Alloy toe rail. Bow, stern and spring mooring cleats. Coachroof grab handles. 4 opening deck hatches. Blue folding sprayhood – 2013 with grabhandle (new windows 2020). Wheel & pedestal cover. Cockpit dodgers
Stackpack mainsail cover & Lazyjacks. Full Winter custom cover by De Vries in blue heavy duty acrylic to fit all standing rigging from above the boom to 1 meter below the freeboard. Deep cockpit with bench seats and underseat lockers deep (stand-in) starboard locker with access hatch to transom, opening stern to transom mounted boarding ladder. Transom mounted hot/cold shower. Steering pedestal with leather covered wheel, GRP instrument pod and folding cockpit table. Outboard stowage bracket. Assorted mooring warps s/s mooring springs, various shackled lines, 9 fenders, ball fender. Boathook.
Raymarine E80 GPS/Plotter on pedestal
Raymarine ST 60 Tri-Data – speed & depth
Raymarine ST60 windspeed/direction
Raymarine ST60 multi repeater
Raymarine ST5000 autopilot – New drive motor September 14
Navionics UK Gold cartridge – New September 14
Plastimo binnacle compass
At Chart Table:
NASA AIS Receiver (connected to plotter at helm).
Shipmate RS8300 DSC VHF radio.
MLR –FX312 GPS/Plotter with anchor alarm and independent antenna.
ICS Nav 6 Navtex with optional s/s antenna extension.
Clock & barometer.
Volvo Penta MD2040 40hp 3 cylinder diesel engine. Volvo Saildrive (serviced with new internal seals and external rubber 2019) reversing reduction gearbox with MaxProp two bladed feathering propeller (plus original spare). Approx’ 1,100 engine hours. Last serviced August '21. Cruising speed 6kts, max 7.5kts.
1 x manual / 1 x electric bilge pumps, 12/220 Volt electrical system, shore power, 4 x deep cycle 140Ah batteries, 1 x 74 Ah engine starter battery charged by engine driven Alpha Pro alternator or battery charger. Mastervolt 25 amp automatic battery charger with Mastervolt battery monitor at chart table.
Deck stepped masthead sloop/cutter.
ZSpar aluminium double spreader mast and slab reefing boom. Facnor SD 180 headsail furling system
Original s/s standing rigging with s/s removable running backstays and inner cutter stay
Navtec-10 integral hydraulic backstay adjuster. (Serviced with new seals Aug '21)
Polyester running rigging. Mainsail reefs from mast
Spinnaker running gear and pole with mast slider
Mainsheet track forward of companionway. Custom fitted extended Genoa track to accommodate removable forestay
Genoa and Mainsheet tracks adjustable from cockpit
2 x Lewmar 44 self-tailing Genoa winches. 2 x Lewmar 30 self-tailing control winches
Lewmar 7 reefing winch at mast. Spinlock rope clutches, Frederiksen deckgear, Goiot deckhatches
Set of TD (racing sails with sail number)
High aspect original furling genoa II
Furling genoa II
Genoa 17.5 m2 for removable cutter stay
Storm jib 6 m2 for removable cutter stay
Spinnaker 124 m2 by de Vries Grouw (with sail number)
Lazybag mainsail cover with neck cover and lazyjacks
4 Man Avon Offshore liferaft
Manual and electric/auto bilge pumps
4 x Nautomatic lifejackets and 1 x harness. Lifebuoy light
Flares. Fog horn. Bosun’s chair
Webbing side deck jackstays
2 x Dry powder fire extinguishers
Firdell Blipper radar reflector
4 x 2 hook elastic safety lines
1 child buoyancy jacket
Rail mounted safety man overboard sling. 12v handheld searchlight
Wall mounted First Aid kit (Date unconfirmed) Anchor Ball & Motorsail cone
Rail mounted s/s bbq holder
PVC forward bunk protective cover - (sail changing)
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.