Dufour 385 Grand Large

Ta' Xbiex, Malta, Malta

Listed price €79,000 EUR

Tax Paid / Included

General information
Dufour 385 Grand Large
Used sail boat for sale (SOLD)
$92,916 USD | Listed price €79,000 EUR
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Felicia / Roseo
Length overall
Length waterline
Fin Keel
Ta' Xbiex, Malta, Malta

About this Dufour 385 Grand Large


One of the most popular models from the

Dufour Grand’ Large

range of family-cruising boats, the

Dufour 385

offers very generous volumes both on & below deck, with all the comfort features & sailing performance expected from blending a class Italian designer & a renown French builder.

Meticulously maintained by her very careful owners, “Morwenna” has been out-fitted for comfortable & safe blue-water passages; she is now reluctantly placed on the market for owner’s personal reasons in ready-to-sail condition, having completed a thorough and extensive servicing & maintenance which included, among others: Volvo saildrive seal renewal, Volvo engine service & heat exchanger system overhaul, rope cutter service, ship sides polishing, etc

 Pontoon berth contract available for take-over. Viewing an absolute must !

Construction Overview

  • Built 2006 by Dufour Yachts (France) after designs by Felci / Roseo.
  • GRP hand-laminated hull with Twaron reinforcements, finished in NPG gelcoat and resin.
  • Deck in GRP sandwich by Injection Moulding .
  • Semi – elliptical rudder with closed cell epoxy foam.
  • Cast Iron fin keel
  • Twin steering version.
  • Teak cockpit floor, seating and aft platform.
  • Commissioned July, 2006

Additional Description - Deck & Cockpit

  • Teak trimmed seats, GRP sole.
  • 2 large side lockers with lids fitted with padlock hasps.
  • GRP steering pedestals, with angle bracket for navigation instruments.
  • Rudder stock head under helmsman's sole for installing the emergency tiller.
  • Engine lever and control panel at hand of the helmsman on portside.
  • Transom open in centre by tipping helmsman's seat giving access to the swim/boarding platform.
  • Gas cylinder locker in aft port seat.
  • Life raft stowage in dedicated locker under helmsman seat.
  • Cockpit shower in aft locker.
  • Stainless steel bathing ladder

Spars & Rigging

  • Fractional Sloop rig with deck-stepped mast, double swept-back spreaders
  • Anodised aluminium mast with double swept backed spreaders, rigged 15/16, deck stepped.
  • Anchor and steaming lights; Boom topping lift cleat.
  • Anodised aluminium boom equipped with 2 single line reefing system.
  • Genoa furler.
  • Grounded rigging system.
  • Continuous standing rigging in single strand stainless steel cable and chrome plated bronze turnbuckles including: forestay, double backstay, cap shrouds, inter and lower shrouds
  • Running rigging in pre-stretched textile including : Main and Genoa halyards, boom topping lift, Main and Genoa sheets, 2 reef lines, outhaul line, Mainsheet car control line, furling line, boom vang tackle.
  • Rigid boom vang

  • Whisker pole with mast ring fixation and deck stowage

  • Asymmetrical Spinnaker gear with (removable) bowsprit

  • Optimized bowsprit position to allow easy anchor handling

  • Extended tack-line with jammer cleat to cockpit

                                                                 All running rigging controlled from cockpit

Additional Description - Deck gear

  • Self-draining chain locker with eye bolt and integrated windlass bracket, lid with locking bolt.
  • Stemhead fitting anchor roller.
  • Pulpit with wooden step and separate green/red navigation lights.
  • Pushpits with horseshoe buoy bracket, flag pole holder, navigation lights, and opening cable gate with hook.
  • Stanchions with 2 levels of life line.
  • 4 fairleads integrated in the toerail, 2 in stemhead fitting.
  • 6 aluminium mooring cleats.
  • Single stainless steel chainplate for cap shrouds/aft lower shrouds.
  • 2 chainplates for backstay.
  • 2 deck fillers for water and 1 for fuel.
  • Mainsheet track on coachroof with adjustable traveller.
  • Boom vang with 4 threads tackle.
  • Genoa sheet tracks with piston lead blocks.
  • Genoa sheet turning blocks on coaming.
  • Stainless steel swan neck electric/electronic cable gland.
  • 2 x 32.2 ST halyard winch on roof at starboard.
  • 2 x 44.2 ST Genoa winches on coamings close to the helmsman

Sails & Sail Area

Furling Genoa 140% with new UV strip [cruising, Elvstrom]

Semi-batten slab-reefing Mainsail [cruising, Elvstrom]

Cruising Chute with snuffer [all-rounder, Kemp]

Deck sail-bag for Chute

Lazy-Bag and Lazy-Jacks (new 2019, Elvstrom)

I : 46.00 ft
J : 14.33 ft
P : 42.00 ft
E : 13.75 ft

Mainsail & Genoa valeted summer 2017, hardly used since


  • 12v / 220v including shore-supply and mains

  • 1 x   75Ah starting engine battery [new Aug, 2018]

  • 2 x 105Ah VARTA domestic batteries [new Dec, 2018]

  • 25 Amp automatic battery charger [new Aug, 2018]

  • Switchboard with circuit breakers, voltmeter, 12V outlet
  • Battery switch for each battery


  • VOLVO 40 HP fresh-water cooled
  • Volvo Sail-drive transmission driving 2-blade fixed prop
  • Heat exchanger, anti-siphon valve.
  • Large capacity sea water strainer.
  • Control panel close to helmsman, with hour meter, and tachometer.
  • Alternator with battery isolator.
  • Fuel tank approx. 160 l, gauge on electrical switchboard.
  • Fuel filter with water separator.
  • Emergency fuel shut-off handle
  • Engine room ventilation blower, and 2 ventilation hoses.
  • Access to the engine from front and both sides.
  • Quality sound proofing high density foam
  • Stripper Rope Cutter
  • Heat exchanger/calorifier and 220v immersion heater serviced 2019

Accommodation Description

6+2 berths in 3 double cabins + convertible saloon

Fore Cabin:

Large double V-berth (approx 200cm length), access to stowage locker under berth

Large double door hanging locker with shelves

Settee to portside and full-length mirror opposite

Fore Head:

En-suite with shower, marine toilet & washbasin


Large U-shaped dinette to stb side and central mid-ship settee with stowage

Dinning table with bottle storage, convertible to double berth

Storage under seats and behind backrests

hanging cupboards with doors and bookshelf above settee

Cruising longitudinal galley to port side of saloon

Nav area to stb side with large chart table & pocket-lockers

Aft Cabins:

Double-berth cabins with large hanging locker & stowage

Aft Head:

to portside abaft of saloon, with manual toilet, washbasin & shower

  • Blue fabric upholstery in saloon, laminated teak & holy flooring in excellent condition.

  • All joinery work in prime choice Moabi mahogany, with fiddles, mouldings and framings in solid wood

Domestic Equipment

  • Climma air-conditioning unit for saloon & fwd cabin
  • Self-bailing condensation collector box fitted below flooring
  • Hot/Cold Pressure water system
  • Corian worktop in galley with cut-outs for sinks
  • Double s/steel sink
  • 2-burner gimbaled cooker/oven
  • 12v 120 ltrs top-loading fridge
  • Showers w/electrical pump-out drains
  • External shower at bathing platform (hot/cold)
  • LG Stereo Radio/CD player
  • Mosquito netting for all hatches & portholes
  • Roller blinds for deck hatches
  • Fitted bedding for all cabins
  • 12v fans in cabins

Navigation Equipment

  • Raymarine C-70 colour GPS/Plotter at port helm station
  • Custom-made Navpod holder for above
  • Raymarine Radome Radar
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata (log/speed/depth)
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind
  • Raymarine ST60 Multi repeater
  • Raymarine ST6001 Autopilot with rotary drive
  • Raymarine Ray54e DSC VHF
  • Navionics Charts for Med
  • ICOM portable VHF + charge base
  • Autohelm Personal Compass
  • Windex at mast top

Safety Equipment

  • 6-man Offshore Liferaft in canister (serviced 2015)
  • Horseshoe buoy w/floating light
  • 30M floating recovery line
  • 6 x Auto-inflating life jackets
  • EPIRB & Emergency Grab-bag with safety flares
  • Manual & Automatic Bilge Pump’s with floating switch
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Radar Reflector

Miscellaneous Equipment

  • Electric Anchor Windlass with dual remote control (fwd & aft)
  • Delta main anchor with 45M chain (new) & 30M warp
  • Danforth kedge anchor with 10M chain & 30M warp
  • Zodiac Airdeck 240 tender (new 2014)
  • 2.3 HP Honda 4-stroke outboard (new 2012)
  • Opening Portholes in aft cabins
  • Bimini Top by NV Equipment (new 2019)
  • Sprayhood by NV Equipment (new 2019)
  • Cockpit Cushions
  • Cockpit table with drop-leaf’s & s/steel handrail
  • Covers for wheels, winches, compass & outboard
  • Swimming ladder
  • Outboard engine bracket on pushpit
  • Fishing rod holder
  • additional cleats on transom
  • Moorings, fenders, sundry deck ware & spares


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

Inside Equipment

Electric bilge pump, Manual bilge pump, Battery charger, Hot water, Oven, Marine head, Refrigerator

Outside Equipment

Teak cockpit, Gangway, Cockpit cushions, Cockpit table, Swimming ladder, Cockpit shower, Radar reflector, Tender, Liferaft, Electric windlass, Bimini Top, Spray hood, Lazy bag, Lazyjacks

Other Equipment

Convertible Saloon, Wind speed and direction, Repeater(s), Navigation center, Battened mainsail, Furling genoa, Gennaker/Cruising spinnaker , removable bowsprit & tack, line, Steering wheel, Spinnaker pole , bowsprit for gennaker, Sea water pump, Outboard engine brackets

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Volvo D2
Engine hours
Fuel capacity
42 gallons (U.S.)
Maximum speed
5 mph
Cruising speed
4 mph
Number of cabins
Number of berths
Drinking water capacity
116 gallons (U.S.)

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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