Dufour 40

82,950 Tax Paid | Plymouth, Devon United Kingdom
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Summary

  • Make Dufour
  • Model 40
  • Year 2006
  • LOA 40ft/12m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 33909
  • Name Alexander Of Bristol

Overview

With sleek and purposeful lines, this is a very well presented example of the Dufour 40 crusier/racer. With a good inventory this yacht offers very competitive racing and all that is needed for comfortable family cruising.

Build

DUFOUR 40 COMMISSIONED IN MARCH 2006
Designed by Umberto Felici and built by Dufour in France
Last out of water May 2019 - antifouled and prop anodes replaced
Gas safety check Jan 2017
Sail drive seal and leg seals replaced Dec 2016

CONSTRUCTION :
White GRP hull, deck and superstructure
Teak laid cockpit sole
Wheel steering
Lead fin keel
Spade rudder

DIMENSIONS;
LOA : 12.32m - 40' 5"
LWL : 10.74m - 35' 2"
BEAM : 3.90m - 12' 9"
DRAFT : 2.10m - 6' 10"
DISPLACEMENT : 7,300kg
BALLAST : 2,700kg

*All figures are approximate

Rig

9/10ths FRACTIONAL SLOOP:
Silver anodised aluminium spars
Two sets of aft swept spreaders
Stainless steel wire standing rigging (new February 2017)
Facnor RX260 twin luff groove furling headsail system (new halyard swivel and drum exchange July 2018)
Boom vang
Harken mainsheet traveller
Harken genoa tracks and cars
Spinnaker pole track on mast
Spinlock clutches on coachroof (5 x port, 3 x starboard)
Adjustable backstay tensioner

SAILS :
Mainsail with slab reefing
Cruising genoa (serviced Winter 2018)
Cruising chute with snuffer

WINCHES:
Two Harken ST44 two speed self tailing halyard winches
Two Harken ST46 two speed self tailing primary winches


Accommodation

SLEEPS SIX IN 2 CABINS PLUS SALLON
Forward cabin with double berth (sprung mattress), hanging locker, seat and stowage.
One aft cabin to port with large double berth, hanging locker, seat and stowage.
Heads with Jabsco sea toilet and handbasin, separate shower and wet locker.
Saloon with U-shape seating to port (which with an additional cushion makes into a double berth), and settee to starboard which can be used as a single pilot berth.
L-shape galley to port with ENO two-burner gas cooker with oven and grill (new Aug 06), Samsung microwave, top-loading refrigerator, twin stainless steel sinks with mixer taps.
Forward facing navigation station to starboard with main electrical panel and stowage.

Machinery

Volvo D2 40hp diesel engine
Saildrive to 2-blade folding propeller
Maximum speed 8 knots
Cruising speed 7 knots

ELECTRICS:
Four 12v batteries (replaced 2015)
Engine alternator
220v battery charger
Shore power and cable
LED lighting

TANKAGE:
Fuel capacity 160 litres
Water capacity 330 litres
Holding tank

WATER SYSTEM:
Pressurised hot and cold water system
Water heated by calorifier and 240v immersion
Cockpit shower

Inventory

NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT:
Plastimo Olympic 135 steering compass at binnacle
Raymarine C80 colour plotter/radar positioned on coachroof
Charts for plotter covering English Channel round to S. Coast of Ireland
Raymarine Graphic at binnacle
Raymarine ST6002 smart pilot autohelm at binnacle
Vertex Standard VM 3500E DSC VHF radio at nav station with cockpit mic
McMurdo ICS Nav 6 Navtex at nav station

GROUND TACKLE:
Delta anchor with chain and warp
Second anchor and warp
Quick electric anchor windlass with warping drum and remote control
Twin bow rollers

GENERAL EQUIPMENT:
Windex
Deck level bow and stern lights
Wheel & pedestal cover (serviced May 2019)
CD Stereo/radio with saloon and cockpit speakers
Two gas bottles
Removable teak cockpit table
Sprayhood with stainless steel frame (serviced May 2019)
Clock/barometer
Winch handles and pockets
Avtex 15" LCD TV and DVD (W152D) on custom stainless steel mount with Glomex aerial

Note: TENDER (Lodestar NSA 290) AND OUTBOARD (Suzuki 5hp 4 stroke) available by separate negotiation

SAFETY EQUIPMENT:
Oscar man overboard sling
Radar reflector
Electric and manual bilge pumps
Jackstays (new 2019)
Three folding eye harness points
Fire extinguishers (expiry date unknown)
Dualwatch combined LPG and Co2 detector
Masthead tricolour
Masthead anchor light
Pushpit and pulpit
Guardwires with side gates

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