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Dufour 40

  • Located at Portland
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Year: 2003
LOA: 40
Berths: 7
Draft: 2.1


  • Make: Dufour
  • Model: 40
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank size: 330 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta D255
  • Horsepower: 55hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 160 Litres
  • Price: £79,750
  • Location: In Portland
  • Year: 2003
  • LOA: 40'5" (12.32m)
  • Berths: 7
  • Keel: Bulb Fin


Here we have an example of the Dufour 40, with the layout of 2 cabins. With a Volvo Penta D255 55HP inboard diesel last serviced in 2020 with approximately 600 engine hours. The boat can sleep 7 people and boasts a comfortable and spacious saloon area. The boat comes with an extensive sail wardrobe and a respectable inventory. The boat has a well laid out cockpit which works well for cruising or racing with a large wheel, chartplotter and duplicate tri-data and wind instruments. The running rigging runs back to the cockpit and the decks are laid with teak throughout. Sure to be a popular boat in today's market.


Sleeps 7 in forward cabin, saloon and aft cabin. Eberspacher heating in all cabins.

Forward Cabin
Large double berth
Storage lockers
Seat with cushion

U shaped sofa
Table that converts into double berth
Settee to starboard
Chart table to starboard
Shelving to port and starboard
Saloon floorboards reconditioned 2021

Double sink
Good amount of storage space

Aft cabin to port
Large double berth
Large hanging locker with shelves to left side

Jabsco sea toilet
Sink and tap with shower head attachment
Storage cupboard

Separate shower room
Storage cupboard

Mechanical & Rigging

Volvo Penta D255 55HP inboard diesel (Serviced 2020)
Three-blade folding propeller (Serviced 2020)

Battery charger
x2 Leisure batteries
x1 Engine battery
x1 Windlass battery
16 amp shore power connection

Sails and Rigging
Dufour Mainsail cover
Lazyjacks (New 2021)
Sanders Vectran fully battened mainsail (New 2021)
Pepper Sails No. 4 Blade Jib

Pepper Sails No. 3 Genoa
Elvstrom Genoa (2011)

Sanders Carbon Racing Mainsail
Sanders Carbon Racing No. 1 Genoa
North Asymeteric Spinnaker 0.9oz

Boom altered in 2021 to accommodate slab reefing

2x Harken 48 2 SPD ST primary winches
2x Harken 44 2 SPD ST halyard winches

9x Spinlock SPX clutches on coachroof
3x secondary Spinlock clutches on coachroof


Navigation Equipment
Chartplotter at helm posiition
Furuno GPS
Silva S15 VHF/DCS/Navtex
Dual Raymarine Tri-data
ST4000 Autohelm
Raymarine Axiom MFD (New 2018)

Deck Equipment
Mooring lines
Delta anchor and chain
Electric anchor windlass
16 amp shore power lead
Winch covers
Detachable cockpit table
2.6m Inflatable tender

Safety Equipment
2x horseshoe lifebuoys
Fire extinguisher
Fire blanket
Radar reflector

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