Dufour 34 Performance for sale

Poole, United Kingdom

Listed price £59,995 GBP

General information
Dufour 34 Performance
Used sail boat for sale
$75,990 USD | Listed price £59,995 GBP
Name of boat
Umberto Felci / Patrick Roséo
Length overall
Length waterline
Poole, United Kingdom

About this Dufour 34 Performance


The Dufour 34 meets all criteria that has made the Dufour 40 a worldwide success: speed on all points of sailing, stability and manoeuvrability, good-looking and useful design, a practical interior layout. With the Dufour 34, Dufour has created a new benchmark among 34-foot fast cruisers. Sailing a Dufour 34 is sheer pleasure: You can either share it with a crew, or enjoy sailing her single handed, as she is very easy to handle.


Hand laminated GRP Hull, vacuum bagged.
PVC foam core sandwich above water line.
NPG Gelcoat with first layer of cloth impregnated with NPG resin forming an optimum barrier against osmosis.
Inner moulded hull bottom, structural framing laminated to the hull.
Navy blue decorative stripes on hull and coach roof.
Provision for ducting (heating or conditioning).
Deck in PVC foam core sandwich, moulded by injection process (Resin Transfer
Moulding) for significant weight saving and excellent interior finish.
Deep Lead keel 1.9m
Semi-elliptical rudder, filled with closed cell epoxy foam.
Stainless steel solid stock, on self-aligning bearings.

I : 41.75 ft 
J : 12.25 ft 
P : 38.58 ft 
E : 14.58 ft 
Working Sail Area : 663.00 sq ft

LOA: 10.6m  
LWL: 9.13m  
BEAM: 3.48m  
DRAFT: 1.9m  

Two freshwater tanks 285 litres
Fuel tank 90 litres
Toilet holding tank

Mechanical and Electrical

VOLVO 19 hp (13,8 kW). Sail-drive transmission
Approx 450 hours
Two bladed folding prop with rope cutter
Engine serviced yearly since new
Saildrive seal replaced 2016
Heat exchanger, anti-siphon valve.
Control panel close to helmsman, with hour meter and tachometer.
Alternator with battery isolator.
Fuel tank approx. 90 l, gauge on electrical switchboard.
Fuel filter with water separator.
Emergency fuel shut-off handle.
Access to the engine from front and both sides.
Independent engine bilge.
Quality sound proofing high density foam.

240v shore power & lead. 240v outlets in cabins & saloon
12v distribution panel. 240V distribution panel
1 x 75 AH engine battery. 2 x 75 AH domestic batteries. New 2014
Switched and charged by engine alternator or battery charger

Deck Equipment

Cabin heating Eberspacher D4 x 4
Navigation lights
pushpit and pulpit with horseshoe buoy bracket
Stanchions with stainless steel guard-rails, gates in guard rails.
Mooring cleats, stainless steel rubbing plates, mid ship cleats
Sliding companionway hatch and washboard in Plexiglas
Swim/boarding platform (teak trimmed)
Cockpit cushions
Cockpit shower, hot and cold
Stainless steel bathing ladder with teak steps
Warps & fenders
Zodiac 260
Honda 2.3 outboard, mounting bracket on cockpit rail.
Double anchor roller with electric windlass. Stainless steel bow protector.
Delta anchor with 30m of chain and 20m warp
Kedge anchor 5m chain, 30m warp.


The cabin doors have double anti-vibration bolts.
The floorboards are in laminated marine Moabi wood.

Large double berth mattress in 2 parts (washable cover). Water tank under berth.

Manual Jabsco marine toilet. Washbasin, large mirror, chrome plated brass mixer tap with shower unit. Electric drainage. Closing upper lockers. Deck hatch and opening port light. Large wet locker for hanging oilskins with separate drain.
Large settee on port & starboard, blue Alcantara upholstery. Saloon table with bar storage & 2 folding leaves. Stowage under seats & behind backrests. Stowage lockers above each settee. Deck hatch, 4 fixed port lights & 6 spotlights. Stainless steel mast pillar.

L-shaped galley. Double stainless steel sink. Hot and cold pressurised water. Gimballed two burner cooker with oven. 12v electric refrigeratorStowage under sink with space for waste bin. 3 upper cabinets with doors on hull side. Opening port-light & 2 spotlights over galley.

Large chart table with hinged desk top. Seat with stowage underneath, vinyl upholstered cushion. Instrument console. Bookshelf behind navigation seat. Electrical switchboard. Stowage under chart table with drawer & door.

Headroom: 1.82 m.
Double berth with thick foam mattress with washable cover. Large hanging locker with double door with shelf above.

Navigational Equipment

Raymarine C80 chartplotter mounted in cockpit.
Raymarine Radar
Raymarine ST6001 auto pilot
Raymarine ST60 Log/Speed/Depth Instrumentation
Raymarine ST60 Wind Instrumentation
Digital Yacht Class B AIS transmitter.
Radio / CD player, cockpit speakers
Raymarine RAY54E VHF with Cockpit speaker
Navtex 6+


Anodised aluminium mast with double swept backed spreaders, rigged 9/10, deck stepped.
Standing rigging plus genoa furler replaced 2017
Anchor and steaming lights.
Possibility to rigging a removable inner forestay (optional).
Boom topping lift cleat.
Anodised aluminium boom equipped with single line reefing system.
Rigid boom vang, with tackle led back to cockpit.
Genoa furling system.
Discontinuous standing rigging in single strand stainless steel Dyform cable and chrome plated bronze turnbuckles including: forestay, backstay, cap shrouds, inter and lower shrouds.
Split backstay with 32 to 1 purchase.
Running rigging in pre-stretched textile including main and Genoa halyards, boom topping lift, main sheet on 5 to 1 purchase and Genoa sheets, reef lines and furling line.
Running rigging replaced 4-5 years ago
Mainsail with logo in high tenacity cloth, with two broad reef bands.
Mainsail cover.
Special bi-radial roller furling Genoa with anti-UV protection.
Removable inner forestay is rigged, for use with storm jib

Elvstrom Mainsail – 2006
Kemp Spinnaker - 2006
Kemp Genoa – 2016
Kemp Cruising Chute with snuffer – 2011
Storm Jib, never used - 2006

Two Harken 40 Black halyard winches on coach-roof.
Two Harken 40 Black Genoa sheet winches on coamings close to helmsman

Safety Equipment

Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump operated from cockpit
Fire blanket, 3 fire extinguishers
Smoke detectors every cabin.
Cockpit D rings
SeaGo 4-man life raft under helmsman seat. 2016, serviced April 2019
Echomax mast radar reflector

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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1 x Volvo Penta MD2030
Fuel capacity
24 gallons (U.S.)

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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Deacons Marina Bursledon Bridge Bursledon
SO31 8AZ
United Kingdom
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