Dufour 455 Grand Large for sale

Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom

£125,000 GBP

Tax Paid / Included

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Dufour 455 Grand Large
Used sail boat for sale
£125,000 GBP
Price comment
Tax Paid
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Length overall
13.72 metres
Glass Reinforced Plastic hull
Fin Keel
Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom

About this Dufour 455 Grand Large


A great example of Dufour's well regarded Grand Large 455 - This fast, well-balanced, spacious offshore cruiser offers excellent sailing behaviour and comes with a full inventory including teak decks and cockpit, bow thruster, full cockpit tent and luxury cockpit cushions. Inside she offers 3 double cabins and 2 heads layout with spacious saloon. All joinery finished in Moabi mahogany with fiddles, mouldings, and framings in solid wood. 55hp Volvo engine, upgraded Harken genoa furler, removable inner forestay, slab reefing mainsail, gennaker, fin keel, Eberspacher cabin heating, coppercoated, autopilot, AIS, liferaft and more. Early viewing recommended.
For further information and viewing arrangements, please contact Ancasta Plymouth on +44(0)1752 255740 or plymouth@ancasta.com.




Sparcraft anodised aluminium mast with double swept backed spreaders, rigged 15/16, deck-stepped.

Anchor and steaming lights, boom topping lift cleat.

Sparcraft anodised aluminium boom equipped with two single line reefing system.

Upgraded Harken MKIV 2 genoa furler (NEW 2019).

Forestay replaced 2019.

Continuous standing rigging in single strand stainless steel cable and chrome plated bronze turnbuckles including forestay, double backstay, cap shrouds, inter and lower shrouds.

Double backstay replaced 2017.

Single stainless-steel chainplate for cap shrouds/aft lower shrouds.

Two chain plates for the backstay.

Pre-stretched running rigging including Main and Genoa sheets, two reefing lines, out haul line, main sheet car control line, furling line, boom vang tackle.

Removable inner forestay.

Z-Spars spinnaker pole with mast track/fittings.

Harken mainsheet track and adjustable traveller on coachroof.

Sparcraft boom vang.

Harken genoa sheet tracks with piston lead blocks.

Genoa sheet turning blocks on coaming.

8 sheave deck organisers for halyard returns, mainsail sheet and reefing lines.

Stainless steel swan neck electric/electronic cable gland.

2 x five Spinlock clutches on coachroof.

Stackpack & Lazyjacks.


1 x Harken 44.2 ST halyard winch on the roof to starboard.

1 x Lewmar 44.2 ST halyard winch on the roof to port (electric).

2 x Harken 53.2 ST genoa winches on comings close to the helmsman.


Fully battened mainsail with batten car system, equipped with two broad reef bands with battens and bag.

Furling Genoa with anti UV protection.

Cruising chute/gennaker.

*Sails valeted annually.

**Age of sails unknown.


Raymarine ST60+ Tridata.

Raymarine ST60+ Wind.

Raymarine Autopilot ST6002.

Easy AIS Receiver.

Raymarine E80 Chartplotter/GPS/4KW Radar at helm repeated on Neovo screen at chart table – Plotter set in swivelling pod at foot of cockpit table.

NASA Marine Navtex.


Plastimo steering compasses.


Quick electric windlass.

Plough anchor with 30m chain & 40m rope (marked every 5m).

Self-draining chain locker with eye-bolt and integrated windlass bracket, lid with locking bolt.

Stemhead fitting anchor roller.


Seago 6-person Liferaft stowage in dedicated locker beneath helmsman seat (service due June 2021)

2 x horseshoe lifebuoys.


Harness/lifeline strong points throughout cockpit.

Teak handrails on coachroof, wooden toe rail.

Stainless steel grab rails either side of companionway.

Pulpit with wooden step and separate green/red navigation lights.

Pushpits with horseshoe buoy and bracket, flagpole holder, navigation light and opening cable gate with hook.

Stanchions with two levels of lifeline.

Manual & electric bilge pumps.

4 x manual fire extinguishers.

Fire blanket in galley.

Deck light.

Emergency tiller.

Radar reflector.


Cockpit shower in aft locker

Folding stainless steel bathing ladder

Six aluminium mooring cleats.

Upgraded luxury cockpit cushions.

Sprayhood with grab rail, bimini & full cockpit tent.

Wheel covers, winch covers, table cover, bimini cover.

Outboard Crane.

4 x fender baskets.

Side gates.

Winch handle pockets.

Clock & barometer

VOLVO PENTA D2-55 55hp diesel engine

Hours: approx. 650.

Engine fully serviced Oct 2020 (engine spares on board).

Sail Drive – Fully serviced with new seal in winter 2017/2018.

Kiwi 3-bladed feathering propeller with rope cutter (serviced 2021)

Bow thruster.


250 litre fuel tank under starboard berth.

530 litres of fresh water in two tanks - One under port berth, one under forward berth.

2 x holding tanks.

Three deck fillers, 2 water, 1 fuel.

Two waste deck extraction.


4 x 110 Ah domestic batteries.

1 x 110 Ah engine start battery.

1 x 110 Ah bow thruster/windlass battery.

Quick SBC Advanced Plus battery charger.

Shore Power Inlet.

Galvanic isolator.

240V ring main.

12V LED lighting.

Low-level floor lighting.

RedBox Wifi extender.

Battery isolator switches on the vertical area in starboard aft cabin.

Battery monitor.

Battery equalizer.

12v socket in cockpit.

TV aerial socket in cockpit.

Glomex TV aerial.


Hot & cold pressurised water.

Hot water tank with mains power immersion heater.

Upgraded water pump.

Hot & cold transom shower.

DUFOUR 455 GRAND LARGE built in 2007 – Three cabin, two heads version.

Fast and spacious cruiser by Dufour, and designed by Umberto Felci / Patrick Rosseo

Small Ships Registered: SSR 164882


White GRP hull, deck and superstructure.

Teak laid side decks, bathing platform, cockpit seats and sole.

Dual wheel steering (leather covered).

Spade rudder.

Fin keel.

Coppercoat hull antifouling.

Anodes replaced Oct 2020 (spare anodes on board).

Forward sail locker.


LOA: 13.76m (45'1")

LWL: 11.91m (39')

BEAM: 4.30m (14'1")

DRAFT: 2.00m (6'6")

BALLAST: 3,000kg

CE Certification: A Ocean

*All figures approximate

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VOLVO PENTA D2-55 55hp (Sail Drive)
Additional Accommodation Details

3 double cabins, 2 heads.

Eberspacher cabin heating (all cabins including both heads).

All hatches with blinds.


Large double berth with seats on either side.

Access to large stowage area/sail locker under berth.

Shoe locker.

Designated wine rack built into bilge.

Large hanging locker and full-length mirror.

Large mirror on forward bulkhead.

Reading lights.

Cello TV/DVD.

3 x opening hatches.


With shower, screen & electric pump.

Corian top with inset sink.

Electric quiet flush marine toilet (holding tank).

Opening hatch.


A large U-shaped settee to starboard with foam cushions and washable ‘Alcantara’ covers (Ivory).

A central fixed settee has a useful hinged stowage area underneath.

Further stowage under seats and behind back rests.

Stowage lockers with doors and bookshelf above the settee.

Saloon table with bottle rack in the centre (can be converted into a double berth).

Sony Radio/CD Player with saloon & cockpit speakers.

3 x opening hatches.


Linear galley to port with large Corian worktop.

Double stainless-steel sink with Corian covers.

Chrome plated brass mixer tap for pressurised water.

Eno gimballed three-burner stove with oven and grill.

Large top-loading 12v electric refrigerator and separate freezer.

Opening portlight above galley.


To starboard side, full-sized forward-facing chart table with a hinged desktop.

Ergonomic wooden seat with stowage underneath and white Vinyl cushion.

Stowage under chart table with drawer.

Oilskin hanging locker.


Symmetrical cabins with double berth approx. 222cm long with 10cm thick mattress with washable covers.

Large hanging lockers with double door and shelf above.

Shelf with sea-fiddles over berth, access behind engine, oddments trays on top.

Reading lights.

2 x opening portlights and opening hatch.


Jack n’ Jill heads with access also into port aft cabin.

Corian top with inset sink.

Shower & screen.

Jabsco marine toilet with holding tank.


Opening portlight.


Teak trimmed seats, cockpit sole and side decks.

Two Large side lockers with lids fitted with padlock grasps.

GRP steering pedestals.

Rudder stock head under Helmsman’s sole for installing the emergency tiller.

Engine lever and control panel easily to hand for the Helmsman on the starboard side.

Transom open in centre with a tipping Helmsman’s seat on the starboard side.

Transom open in centre with a tipping Helmsman’s seat giving access to the swim/boarding platform.

Gas cylinder locker in aft port seat.

Drop-leaf teak cockpit table with integrated cool box and mood light.

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Ancasta Plymouth

Atlantic Building, Queen Anne's Battery
United Kingdom
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