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Dufour 38 Classic

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  • Manufacturer: Dufour
  • Location: Plymouth
  • Year: 2000
  • LOA: 38'3" (11.65m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft in M: Max: 1.83
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 1011054
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Further Details

  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: Erberspacher
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 136 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta 2040
  • Horsepower: 40hp
  • Drive Type: Saildrive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 409 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 6 Knots
  • Top Speed: 8 Knots
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Broker Remarks

Check out this fantastic Dufour 38 Classic in Plymouth, she is a very well equipped and Dufour 38 Classic Owners Version, she has been excellently maintained by her current owner.
This Dufour 38 Classic is in excellent order, the current owner has had the standing rigging replaced in 2008, the sails are in good order with plenty of life in them, they hold a great shape and the cloth is still crisp.
The Dufour 38 Classic is a dream to sail, she is quick and extremely easy to sail, and ease of handling is superb.
The Dufour 38 Classic offers plenty of comfort with adequate accommodation for a yacht of this size without feeling crowded.
You can view this Dufour 38 Classic in Plymouth through Network Yacht Brokers Plymouth, feel free to contact our office for further details or to arrange a viewing!

Sleeps five in two cabins
Forward cabin with a large double V berth
Aft Cabin with a large double berth
Interior joinery in teak

Forward Cabin: 
Large double V berth
Under berth stowage
Open shelves to port and starboard
Hanging locker to starboard
Cabin bench seat to starboard
Hanging locker to port
Large deck hatch
Small deck hatch

Longitudinal galley to port
Single berth to starboard
C-shaped seating to starboard
Bench seat facing to starboard in the saloon 
Cupboards to starboard
Behind and under seating stowage (ample)
Large deck hatch
Small deck hatch
Port and starboard portlights

Longitudinal galley to port
Eno two burner gas hob and oven
Large top loading refrigerator and freezer box
Double stainless steel sink
Hot and cold pressurized water
Manual sea water tap
Shelves and cupboard stowage
Under work  surface drawers and cupboards

Chart Table:
Forward facing chart table, just aft of the saloon seating, to starboard
Chart light
Stowage under chart table, under seat
Hanging locker behind the chart table seat

Large separate head
Manual Jabsco sea water toilet
Single hand basin
Hot and cold pressurized water, from chrome mixer tap
Shower with separarte chrome shower and mixer tap
Teak shower seat
Shower sump 
Shelves and cupboards

Aft Cabin:
Large double aft cabin to port
Lots of headroom (doesn't feel claustrophobic!)
Open shelf 
Hanging locker

Aft Store:
Aft store room to starboard
Perfect for wet weather gear, tools etc.
Large hanging locker

Built in 2000 by Dufour Yachts La Rochelle
Designed by Yann Chabaud
GRP hull deck and superstructure
Teak laid cockpit seating and cockpit floor
Wheel steering 
Fin keel

Volvo Penta 2040, 40hp diesel engine
Fresh water heat exchanger cooling
Saildrive (seal replaced in 2010)
Three blade folding propeller
Rope cutter
Single lever morse control
Vetus bow thruster
Eberspacher diesel heating

Two x 12V service batteries
12V, 80Ah engine battery
Nemo 25, Cristec mains battery charger
Charging from engine alternator
Various 220V plug sockets
12V plug sockets

Fuel capacity 409 litres (90 gallons)
Fresh water capacity 136 litres (30gallons)

Water System:
Pressurized hot and cold water
Water heated by 40L calorifier and immersion heater

Stainless steel standing rigging (replaced 2008)
Aluminium anodised silver mast, boom and asymmetric pole
Deck stepped mast
Z Spars rod kicker
Slab reefing 
Lazyjack system
Genoa roller furling gear
All lines lead aft

Fully battened mainsail (Quantum 2005)
120% Genoa (Quantum 2005)
150% Genoa (Quantum 2005)
Code zero reacher (Quantum 2005)
Cruising chute (Quantum 2005)

At the Helm Pedestal:
Raymarine A50D chart plotter
Raymarine ST60 wind speed and direction
Raymarine ST60 Tridata (echosounder/log/speed)
Raytheon 5000+ 12V autopilot 
Steering compass

At the Chart Table:
Raymarine RL70C radar
Raymarine radome
Navman Tracker 5600 chart plotter
Radio Telex weatherman
Simrad RT1400, VHF radio

Ground Tackle:

Plough anchor
Chain and warp
Stainless steel bow stemhead fitting (double)
Stainless steel bow protector
Lofrans electric anchor windlass
Mooring cleats and fairleads
Anchor ball and cone set

Deck Gear:
Lewmar #48, self-tailing sheet winches x two
Lewmar #44, self-tailing spinnaker sheet winches
Lewmar #30, self-tailing halyard winches x two
Deck clutches x eight
Two x large alloy framed opening deck hatches with ventilators  
Two x small opening deck hatches

Safety Equipment:
Various lifejackets
Horseshoe lifebuoy with light
Dan Buoy
Radar reflector
Navigation lights
Flare pack
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Wood emergency plugs
Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket

Sprayhood (new 2012)
Stackpack with lazyjacks
Mainsail/boom cover
Wheel cover
Cockpit table
Waveco inflatable dinghy (new 2012)
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Through transom boarding step, laid in teak
Various fenders with socks
Various mooring warps
Radio/CD player
Boat hooks
Ships clock and barometer

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Disclaimer : Network Yacht Brokers (Southwest) Ltd t/a Network Yacht Brokers Plymouth 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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