Dufour 485 Grand Large for sale

Malta, Malta, Malta

229,000 EUR
approx £202,946GBP

Tax paid / included

General Information

Dufour 485 Grand Large
Used sail boat for sale
Price comment
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Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Year of manufacture
Felci / Roseo
Length overall
14.71 metres
Length waterline
13.00 metres
4.70 metres
1.90 metres
Fin Keel
Malta, Malta, Malta


Volvo Penta D2
Engine hours
Fuel capacity
270 litres
Maximum speed
17 kph
Cruising speed
13 kph


Number of cabins
Number of berths
Drinking water capacity
560 litres

About this Dufour 485 Grand Large

A fabulous example of a well spec’d owners’ version of this high-end

Dufour 485 Grand’ Large

model, this boat comes with a unique specification and a complete live-aboard inventory for ocean crossing and comfortable blue-water cruising.

De-commissioned and kept for 7 months ashore partly covered on a rigid cradle during autumn-winter each year in a boat yard in Malta. Re-commissioned each year at spring-time for 4 months cruising.

Meticulously maintained by professional engineers and experienced owner/skipper and offered in pristine condition; available for hand-over by early August 2017; Buyer will be coached by present owner to achieve easy boat control & manoeuvre and in-depth knowledge of the boat’s equipment.

Last-minute price reduction for a quicker sale; viewing an absolute must !

Construction Overview

  • Built 2010 by Dufour Yachts in GRP hull & deck.
  • Adventure version.
  • Shoal Draft Cast Iron Keel.
  • Full teak decks incl. side-decks, cockpit & aft platform.
  • Foc’sle / sail-locker with dedicated fore-deck access & lock.
  • Highly-customized boat ready for live-aboard and ocean passages.

Spars & Rigging

  • Anodised aluminium long mast with double back-swept spreaders.
  • In-mast furling mast with Electric furler forestay.
  • Fractional 9/10 rig with continuous 1x19 s/steel standing rigging
  • Grounded rigging system
  • Split-backstay allowing for easy transom access
  • Hydraulic backstay tensioner
  • Pre-stretched running rigging
  • Rigid boom vang [w/lines lead aft to cockpit]
  • Removable inner forestay with Pelican hook & tensioner
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker gear c/w retractable bowsprit
  • BAMAR electric furler for genoa with remote & 2 back ups
  • Manual (removable) furler for Code Zero with anti torsion cable
  • German mainsheet system
  • Genoa side tracks with twin cars for simultaneous Genoa/Jib use
  • 2 sets of cam-cleats for main furler, halyards, topping lift, boom vang


  • 2 x 50 STE 2-speeds Harken electric primary winches
  • 2 x 48 STE 2-speeds Harken electric winches on coachroof                      
  • 1 x 46 STE 2-speeds Harken electric winch for main/spi/code 0
  • 1 x 46 STE 2 speeds Harken manual winch for main/spi/code 0

Sails wardrobe

  • Furling Mainsail [2010, Hydranet – Elvstrom]
  • Furling 140% Genoa [2010, Hydranet – Elvstrom]
  • Storm Jib w/banana bag [2010, Hydranet – Elvstrom]
  • Cruising Chute w/sock [2010, Nylon – Elvstrom]
  • Code Zero [2013, Nylon – OneSails]


  • 1 x 75 HP Volvo D2-75 diesel engine w/Volvo saildrive

Engine hrs: 1250 [Feb, 2017]

4-blade Volvo folding prop

new roller-bearings for rudder [April 2017]

  • MaxProp 24 VDC retractable bowthruster

[with dedicated battery-pack & battery charger & cockpit controls]


  • 12v / 220v including shore supply & mains
  • 5 x 140 Amph Varta Professional domestic sealed batteries [ 2015]
  • 1 x 140 Amph Varta Blue Promotive engine starter sealed battery [2014 ]
  • 1 x   70 Amph genset sealed battery
  • CRISTEC CPS2 80 Amps Auto Battery Charger
  • MASTERVOLT Professional Battery Charge Splitter/Regulator
  • SMART Gauge Battery Digital Controller
  • VICTRON Energy Battery Monitor
  • 1 x 140 Amps Engine Alternator
  • 2 x 300W inverters 12 VDC > 220 VAC
  • 2 x 90W SOLARA solar panels ( rigid frame, on arch) with regulators
  • 4 x 70W SOLARA solar panels ( semi rigid frames on coachroof)
  • 2 x Exide battery pack & auto battery charger for bowthruster
  • 7.5 KVA Fisher Panda 8000 genset in sound absorbing cocoon shield

Accommodation Description

  • 6 berths in 3 double cabins


Large double berth (king-size island bed) and settee’s p/s

Lots of stowage under berth, hanging lockers, shelves & cupboards


En-suite master head with toilet, washbasin and separate shower stall


Large U-shaped settee to port with swivelling central seats, book shelving & storage cupboards. Under-floor compartments converted into dry storage.


In saloon to stb abaft with large chart table, rotating stylish navigator seat & chart table


L-shaped galley to port abaft with Corian worktop surfaces, double sink, storage cupboards, fridge + freezer compartments                            


Double berth cabins p/s with lots of stowage and hanging lockers.

Access to engine and genset compartments from both cabins.


Starboard side with double access (en-suite to stb aft cabin), toilet, washbasin and shower with electrical pump-out drain, holding tank

Portside with en-suite access to port aft cabin, modified to incorporate washing machine

Additional Description: Saloon


  • Saloon with U-shaped banquette seat to port and long banquette seat to starboard. A central settee allows 2 extra guests to sit at the table.
  • 2 low units acting as arms for the starboard banquette offer extra stowage.
  • Fitted unit against forward bulkhead.
  • Stowage in port banquette, accessible by lowering the back.
  • Fixed saloon table: 1.2 m × 0.9 m.
  • Aluminum table legs.
  • Cubby-holes and closed stowage units running along the side of the hull, behind the banquette backs.
  • Hull liner in wood.
  • Ceiling lights and bulkhead lights.
  • T60 opening deck hatch
  • Floors are made of Moabi (Wenge floors are available - see pricelist).
  • Interior woodwork is in first-grade moabi and Wenge.
  • Beadings, trims and cubby-hole door surrounds are in solid wood.
  • Ventilation louvers are fitted at the top of cupboard doors.
  • Interior lighting via numerous ceiling lights and reading lamps.
  • All cushions have easily-removed covers.

Additional Description: Galley

  • Corian® worktop with wooden fiddle round it.
  • Double sink with synthetic resin cover doubling as a chopping-board.
  • Waste bin below sink.
  • Under-sink storage and cutlery drawer.
  • Sliding storage bins.
  • Stowage cubby holes along side of hull.
  • Gimbal-mounted stainless ?Bretagne Evolution? 3-burner gas cooker with grill/oven, with stainless fiddle and anchor-point for safety strap.
  • Bottle stowage.
  • System for securing crockery in dedicated unit fitted with pegs.
  • 1 opening ports in coach-roof side.
  • Ceiling lights and spotlight.
  • 100 l top-opening 12 V-operated cool-box.
  • 50 l freezer available as an option.
  • 50 l front-opening 12 V refrigerator.

Additional Description: Helm Station

  • 2 leather-sleeved stainless steering wheels, 1066 mm in diameter.
  • The steering wheels are easily controllable from a seated position on the helmsmans side bench seats.
  • Transmission system via chain and cranks connected to the rudder quadrant.
  • The rudder blade is semi-elliptical in shape, taking advantage of the latest research in hydrodynamics and filled with very high density closed-cell epoxy foam to avoid any ingress of water.
  • The solid stainless rudder stock is mounted on selfaligning bearings for greater precision and lightness of the helm whatever the wind conditions.
  • Stainless steel emergency tiller
  • Access deck-plate for emergency tiller.

Domestic Equipment

  • 12v / 220vDESSALATOR Duo D100 Freedom Watermaker 100ltrs/hr.
  • Hot / Cold Pressure Water System
  • 220VAC / Engine coil 40 Ltrs Quick boiler
  • Salt-water foot pump at galley
  • Jabsco Electric (aft stb) & Manual Toilets (fwd heads) Eno 3-burner cooker with oven and grill on gimbals
  • 12v top-loading fridge (120 ltrs)
  • 12v top-loading freezer (90 ltrs)
  • 12v front-loading fridge
  • ARDO Class AA+ 5kg washing machine
  • 19” LG flat-screen TV in saloon
  • SONY DVD/Radio/CD/ MP3 player w/internal & external speakers
  • GLOMEX omni-directional TV antenna with booster
  • Cockpit shower on transom [hot/cold]
  • 12v socket at cockpit table
  • 12v Hellas fans in 2 cabins & at chart table
  • Dufour dinning crockery set & various glasses, plates & cups
  • Various kitchen utensils
  • OceanAir Roller blinds & Mosquito Nets for deck hatches
  • Courtesy LED blue lights in saloon at floor level
  • LED ceiling lighting in saloon and cabins
  • Latoflex orthopedic supports for mattresses in all berths
  • Suedine cream-coloured upholstery in saloon
  • Covers white cream for upholstery in saloon
  • Laminated wenge flooring with additional custom cut compartments

Navigation Equipment

  • fully-integrated navigation system:
  • RAYMARINE ST70 SmartPilot Autopilot with rotary drive
  • RAYMARINE C90W GPS/Plotter + swivelling NAVPOD in cockpit
  • RAYMARINE Radar with 4kW Radome
  • RAYMARINE Network switch for slave output at chart table
  • 3 x RAYMARINE ST70 colour display’s at steering positions p/s
  • 2 x RAYMARINE ST70 colour display’s above companionway
  • 1 x RAYMARINE ST70 colour display at chart table
  • RAYMARINE 54E DSC VHF main station at chart table
  • RAYMIC VHF remote at cockpit helm station
  • Portable VHF with charger at chart table
  • 2 x Radio-com headsets for berthing / anchoring manoeuvres
  • True Heading AIS Class B transceiver receiver interfaced with C90W plotter
  • ECHOPILOT Forward Colour Sonar interfaced with GPS/Plotter
  • VION Electronic Weather Station
  • IRRIDIUM GO Satellite phone (NEW 2015)
  • Inclinometer
  • Windex at mast top
  • Various charts, pilot books, etc

Safety Equipment

  • PLASTIMO 6-man Offshore Liferaft in canister [serviced 2015]
  • ACR Cospas-Sarsat EPIRB
  • 6 x Automatic Life-Jackets with harness & lifelines {serviced 2015]
  • IOR Danbuoy [NEW 2015]
  • Horse-shoe buoy with floating light
  • Special throw out buoy with 50 M line (2015)
  • Offshore safety flares pack (serviced 2015)
  • Offshore first aid kit (serviced 2015)
  • Automatic Electric Bilge Pump [with manual over-ride]
  • Remote-operated manual bilge pump
  • 3 x Fire Extinguishers (serviced 2015)
  • Fire Blanket at galley
  • Emergency Steering Tiller

Miscellaneous Equipment

  • QUICK 1400W Electric windlass c/w double anchor bow-roller
  • SPADE 35 kgs anchor + 80 M of 12 MM chain.
  • Spare SPADE 35 kgs anchor + 10 M of 10 MM chain and 30 M 12 MM rope
  • Anchor rope with shock absorber and chain hook
  • Two custom made mooring lines with SS springs & shackles
  • Boom retainer lines with Dynema loops on midship cleats
  • Two additional mooring cleats on transom
  • Custom made extended anchor davit for spade anchor
  • Saltwater anchor/deck wash pump at bow
  • Soft water outlet on deck + hose for soft water deck clean up
  • Swivel Outboard Crane
  • Custom-design S/Steel Arch at transom
  • Custom design liferaft teak support on foredeck
  • Custom design aft platform locker for fuel jerry-cans & storage basket
  • Quicksilver 270 tender fitted on Arch or on fore deck
  • 6 HP Mercury 4-stroke Outboard with 10 L fuel tank
  • NV Equipment Sprayhood with folding deck recess & cover
  • NV Equipment Bimini Top with roll-up cover
  • NV Equipment Cockpit Cushions with backrest support
  • Leather covered steering wheels
  • Custom Sunshade for bimini stern side
  • Dufour Teak helming seats on aft deck
  • Custom Teak corner seats on pushpit                                                                                          
  • Outboard engine bracket on arch
  • Deck Projector Light
  • Covers for cockpit table, steering wheels, winches & O/B engine
  • Covers for deck hatches, front saloon window, Liferaft & Windlass
  • Custom winter deck cover and solar panels covers
  • Ball and cylindrical fenders, boat hooks, sundry chandlery items
  • Mooring lines & warps (in plenty supply)
  • One 100 M line for mooring stern to shore
  • One 50 M emergency towline
  • Two spare propellers (one fixed, one folding Brunton Autoprop)
  • One complete SCUBA diving set with one 12,5 L tank
  • Various spares, maintenance & repair items, etc


Compass, DVD player, Plotter, Radio, Radar, Autopilot, VHF, TV set, Cockpit speakers, GPS, CD player, Depthsounder, Log, speedometer, Generator, Shore power inlet, Inverter

Inside Equipment

Battery charger, Deep freezer, Marine head, Manual bilge pump, Bow thruster, Electric head, Hot water, Oven, Electric bilge pump, Washing machine, Refrigerator

Outside Equipment

Cockpit table, Radar reflector, Tender, Swimming ladder, Teak sidedecks, Cockpit shower, Teak cockpit, Liferaft, Cockpit cushions, Electric windlass, Cockpit cover, Spray hood, Bimini Top

Other Equipment

Repeater(s), Navigation center, Radar Detector, Wind speed and direction, Computer, Furling mainsail, Asymmetric spinnaker, Furling genoa, Gennaker/Cruising spinnaker , with furler, Spinnaker pole , retractable bowsprit, Steering wheel, Electric winch, Sea water pump, Fresh water maker, Outboard engine brackets, Davits , outboard crane, Solar panel

Disclaimer: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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Broker/Dealer Information

Malta Yachting Ltd

Mr Christian O. Senciuc
51 Olympic Adriatic Street
San Gwann
SGN 1812
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