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  • Manufacturer: Dufour
  • Price: £14,500
  • Location: Titchmarsh Marina
  • Year: 1969
  • LOA: 29'4" (8.94m)
  • Beam: 9' 11'' (3.02m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft: 1.68
  • Keel: Fin Keel
  • ID no.: 4811
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: Eberspacher
  • Watertank Size: 200 Litres
  • Engine Make: Yanmar 2GM20
  • Horsepower: 18hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 5 Gallons

Broker Remarks

Dufour Arpage sailing yacht for sale.  Built in 1969, the Arpage is a 30ft cruiser / racer.  She has a generous 10ft wide beam with fin keel, and full length skeg hung rudder.  She is sloop rigged with battened mainsail.  She has 6 single berths and the saloon can convert into a full width double if required.

"Shofa" is a very nice example of the Dufour Arpage.  She has a practical sea going internal layout which makes the most of her wide beam,  The saloon features two settee berths with raised outer berths.  there are two further single berth aft by the companionway, the heads are located forward of the saloon, and there is a large store area in the bow.

In the broker opinion, the boat is extremely well presented, recent top side hull polish and antifoul and a very clean interior and exterior make this a very attractive proposition indeed.  the boat also sails really well.  Viewing is recommended.


6 berths in 2 cabins

Cloth covered upholstery replaced with new foam in 2002

Striped teak flooring installed 2003

Forward facing chart table

Saloon table can also be used in cockpit

Cockpit table also fits main saloon table leg

Brass oil lamps

Separate heads compartment with wash basin and sea toilet - 1998

Storage shelving

Brass clock and barometer

Isotherm 12v coolbox

Filtered manual water system

2 x rigid plastic fresh water tanks capacity 200 litres

Eberspacher hot air heating system with 2 outlets - 2002

Mechanical and Rigging

Yanmar 2GM20 18hp diesel engine fitted in 1989

1 x stainless steel fuel tank capacity 5 gallons

Shaft drive

3 blade propeller

Proctor aluminium alloy mast and spars

Stainless steel standing rigging

Twin backstays

Single line mainsail reefing with lazyjacks

Furlex headsail furling system

Lines led aft to rope clutches in cockpit

Spinnaker gear and pole

Sails: Main    - 1998

          Genoa - 2002


Her running rigging has been organised for easy operation with single-line reefing and all lines leading back to the cockpit.


2 x 12v batteries

A & B battery switch

Transformer fitted to run some accessories from mains power

Cetrek C-Net wind

Raymarine ST60 Multi log/speed & depth

Raymarine electronic compass

Navigation lights

A Navman VHF & a Navman chart plotter can be provided by separate negotiation.

25lb CQR anchor with 60' chain & 150' warp

15lb CQR anchor with 30' chain &100' warp

Danforth kedge anchor with chain and floating warp

Twin bow roller on stem head

Stainless steel pushpit & pulpit

Stainless steel stanchions with guardwires

Warps & fenders

Boat hook

Navigation lights

Webbing jackstays

Fire blanket

Manual bilge pump

Lifebuoy and light

Radar reflector

Please see below all the equipment to be sold with Shofa:

Fenders for the Boat (quantity and sizes in cm)
6 - 20 x 68
2 - 20 x 80
1 - 15 x 69
1 - ball one 12 x 17
Avon Redstart Dinghy with boards and outboard stainless steel bracket, plus oars
Navman 7100 new VHF radio never used in box - all the wiring is installed on boat
Navman tracker 5500 Chartplotter colour screen new still in box - antenna and wiring installed on boat
Fog horn with canisters
Red ensign plus wooden mast
Rope cutter new
Upholstery all replaced and like new
2 x Sea anchors ( CQR 50ft chain and 75ft warp) - (Danforth 20ft chain and 50ft wrap)
Boarding ladder
Mooring poles x 2
Two water proof blue bench cushions and two single seat cushions all for cockpit
Bosun chair
Auto helm
Washing broom
Eberspaecher diesel heater with two outlets used only once
Two new seacock valves
Anchor signal ball and triangle
New washboards and padlocks
New Windows blue tinted - fitted May 2021
Electric hand shower which plugs into 12volt socket by toilet
Two tables in main cabin - one small and one large
Small table by cooker which can be taken away
Bikini cover for cockpit new
Outboard bracket fitted to stern rail
Two large water tanks new, all with stainless fitting and webbing straps never been used
Speaker system
Blackout blinds for two roof light hatches
Oil lamps for those cosy nights moored up
Electric hook up cable
Man over board pole
2 x 12 volt converter
Outboard cover new
2 x halyard bag new
Many spare ropes and pulleys
2 x Fender side covers new
Spare gas bottle
All rewired and earth bonded to seacock
New sink tap
New jabsco toilet pump

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Disclaimer : Westwater Yacht Sales Ltd 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.