Dufour 425 Grand Large

125,000 Tax Paid | Imperia Italy


  • Make Dufour
  • Model 425 Grand Large
  • Year 2009
  • LOA 42ft/13m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 2
  • Ancasta Ref 36701
  • Name Akaroa


Akaroa is an exceptional, sea-worthy, fast cruising yacht that has been immaculately maintained by her owner. Please note that the main sailing image is of a sister ship yacht.


Year Built: 2009

Builder: Dufour

Hull colour: White

Keel type: Fin

Hull material: GRP

Note: The deck is faux teak that was applied new in 2016.


Cutter rig manufactured by Sparcraft International

This mast and rigging was surveyed in May 2018

Mainsail track to service slab reefing system

Furling genoa headstay

Equipped to use staysail

Asymmetric spinnaker halyard and bow stem fitting.


This yacht consists of:
- 3 X double cabins
- 2 X heads with integrated shower facilities

The cabins can accommodate 6 people in total, and there is extra sleeping capability in the saloon area allowing this yacht to sleep 8 people in comfort.


Engine: single 55HP Volvo D2-55
Fuel: Diesel
Age: 2009
Hours: 1750
Last serviced: March 2019

Propulsion: Sail Drive
Propellor: Three Blade Folding
(Dive mechanism was serviced with new seals in 2019)

Bow Thruster: Max Power retractable

3 X House Batteries (July 2019)
This yacht has had extensive upgrades to its overall power charging capacity with the addition of solar panels and a wind generator to allow more time away from shore power without the need to charge the batteries using the main engine.
Boat security alarm
CD / Radio entertainment system

Note: the current owner has installed a WIFI / NMEA system to enable direct connection and link between your personal devices and Chart Plotter software apps. Very useful for navigating through tight areas.

Fuel tanks: 1 (200L)
Water Tanks: 2 (400L)

Water System
Pressurized water system with engine and Mains/AC hot water supply


Navigation aids
Raymarine ST60 speed and log
AIS (Raymarine)
Raymarine Auto Pilot
Raymarine C80 Chart Plotter at Chart Table
VHF Radio

Ground Tackle
CQR Delta Kedge anchor
30m X 10mm chain
10m warp
Electric Windlass (Quick model) upgraded with local and wireless remote.

General Equipment
New Sprayhood 2020
New Bimini 2020
8 X Fenders
dock lines
Stern Ladder

2.6m Bombard AX3
Yamaha 2.5hp

Safety Equipment
This vessel comes with a liferaft (Bombard model) due to be serviced.
Fire Blanket in Galley area
Fire Extinguisher: 1 (manual)
Lifebuoy X 1
Lifejackets: 4 X Adult and 3 X Child

2 X Harken 46ST self-tailing primary winches
2 X Harken 40ST self-tailing halyard winches

All sails have been made by Elvstrom Sails in 2009
- mainsail
- genoa
- staysail
- asymmetric spinnaker

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Ancasta are acting as brokers for the vendor who is not selling in the course of business unless otherwise stated. These details are prepared from information provided by the vendor and are intended only as a guide to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and to have the vessel fully surveyed by a qualified marine surveyor. Details are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Ancasta brokerages. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice. Please Note: where the vessel’s status shows as “Preliminary”, details of the vessel have not yet been confirmed by the Vendor.