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Dufour 30 Classic For Sale - £21,995

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  • Manufacturer: Dufour
  • Price: £21,995
  • Location: Chatham
  • Year: 1998
  • LOA: 29'6" (8.99m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft in M: Max: 1.8 Min: 0.69
  • Keel: Lifting Keel
  • ID no.: 38199
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Further Details

  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 180 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo
  • Horsepower: 20hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 80 Litres
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  • Mechanical and Rigging
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1998 Dufour Classic £21,995
This 1998 Dufour 30 Classic lifting keel has been exceptionally well maintained and is superb condition having just been antifouled and the anodes changed. (March 2019). The engine has just been serviced March 2019; propeller serviced. Already to go for the new season. The Dufour 30 Classic offers 6 berths with a good-sized saloon with 5’10” head room, galley and heads for yacht of its size. This yacht would make an ideal first fast, family cruising yacht having a lot of the comforts found on a larger yacht including heating. Viewing highly recommended.

The Dufour 30 Classic offers 6 berths in two cabins. There is a full-length double berth forward with stowage beneath. There are two full length single berths with stowage beneath each berth in the saloon. A door closes the aft cabin from the saloon where a further double berth can be found.

The Saloon has two settees with stowage under and behind. The teak saloon table leaves drop to make passage to the forward berth and around the saloon easy. The saloon has a real cosy feel with the rich upholstery, curtains and teak internal finish which is enhanced by the Mikuni diesel cabin heating.

The galley is to port in the saloon and is fitted with a stainless-steel sink with pressurised hot and cold water heated via the clarifier and immersion heater. It has a gimballed 2 burner cooker with oven. There is an insulated cool box. There is plenty of storage space for crockery and cutlery. Single 180 litre water tank.

The heads are to starboard with single sink, marine toilet with lots of hanging space for wets and sea boots.

The navigation station to starboard in front of the Heads has a good size navigation table, with lots of storage space and an array of instruments.

The cockpit is spacious for a boat of this size. There is a large locker to starboard and easy access to the engine controls when helming the boat.

The Dufour 30 Classic has a Bermudian sloop rig with a deck stepped Z-Spars aluminium mast and boom with in mast reefing mainsail, and furling headsail. Stainless steel standing rigging (2010) and Terylene running rigging (2018). Adjustable backstay. 2 x Lewmar ST30 sheet/halyard winches.



1 x Mainsail (Vectron, Crusader 2014 as new)

1 x Genoa (Vectron, Crusader 2014 as new)

1 x Spinnaker

Mechanical Systems

Located under the companion way steps is a Volvo MD2020B 20HP 3-cylinder diesel engine. The engine has just been serviced in March 2019 and has been hardly used since. The engine has a shaft drive to a 2 bladed fixed prop. Indirect water cooled. Single lever controls with electric start. It has a single 80ltr fuel tank.  The vessel will cruise at 6 knots and has a maximum speed of 7 knots. With the added feature of a Bowthruster.

Electrical Systems

2 x 12-volt Domestic batteries 70Ah 2008, 1 x 12-volt Engine battery 70Ah, 1 x 12-volt Bowthruster battery 70Ah 2016. Charging from engine alternator, 12-volt battery charger. Shorepower connection with 240-volt ring main with immersion heater.

Deck Equipment
  • 1 x Anchor (CQR 11kgs)
  • 1 x Kedge Anchor
  • 30m chain 10m warp
  • Sprayhood
  • Bimini
  • Cockpit enclosure
  • 2 x Named Dodgers
  • 2 x Halyard bags
  • Boarding ladder
  • 6 x Fenders
  • 6 x Mooring warps


Navigation Equipment
  • Compass (Plastimo)
  • Depth (Raymarine ST40)
  • Speed/Log
  • Windspeed/Direction (Raymarine ST30)
  • VHF Radio (Standard Horizon GX15 two station)
  • Chartplotter (Garmin GPSMAP172
  • GPS (Furuno)
  • Autopilot (Autohelm 2000)
  • Electronic charts (Garmin Blue Sea)
  • Masthead light
  • Clock/Barometer


Safety Equipment
  • 3 x Fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Gas alarm
  • Jackstays
  • Cockpit harness points
  • Horseshoe Lifebuoy
  • Floating light
  • Danbuoy
  • 2 x Bilge pumps (manual & electric)
  • First aid kit
  • Radar reflector


Hull Keel

Lifting Keel, Tiller Steering

History and Construction

The Dufour 30 Classic was built by Dufour in 1998 has a heavy duty laid GRP hull with a GRP deck with Balsa stiffening incorporated in all horizontal areas with plywood infill’s.  The cast iron ballast keel is bolted to the hull structure.  This boat has just been antifouled and had its anodes charged and is ready to be sailed away. It has been well maintained and updated. It has tiller steering with a self-draining cockpit. March 2019 Hull polished, antifouled, new anodes.

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Disclaimer : Clarke & Carter Interyacht (Kent) Limited t/a Network Yacht Brokers Kent offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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