DUFOUR 36 Classic
Known for their high build quality and good sailing capabilities, the Dufour 36 Classic is a sought after yacht on the pre-owned market.
This particular example is a credit to her current owners who have maintained her to a high standard.
She is a shoal draft two cabin version with a comprehensive equipment specification and extensive inventory.
Model: 36 Classic
LOA: 36ft 11m
Beam: 12ft 4” 3.77m
Draft: 4ft 11” 1.45m
Displacement: 6,000 kgs
Engine /stern gear: Volvo MD 2030 /Sail Drive.
This yacht also benefits from the following updates & improvements carried out by the present owners in 2014.
• All standing & running rigging renewed.
• New Selden Furlex 200S headsail furler fitted.
• New Cockpit Bimini fitted to improve weather /sun protection.
• New Genoa & Mainsail: ‘Ocean Premium Plus’ Dacron (Jeckells U.K.)
• Updated Nav Equipment: New Raymarine E7D Chartplotter with sonar /fish finder & AIS overlay capability.
• New Standard Horizon GX2100 DSC VHF radio with RAM3 command microphone at helm.
• New Volvo 3 blade folding Prop fitted to improve sailing & motoring performance
• The underwater area of the hull was stripped back to remove all old antifouling;
hull cleaned & prepared with 6 coats of International Gelshield 200 epoxy. Keel shot blasted & epoxy coated.
Volvo MD 2030 (28HP) Diesel
Maximum Speed 7Kts
Cruising Speed 5 - 6 Kts
Engine hours run to May 2021 = 1,438 Hrs
Engine serviced annually, last service March 2020 @ 1434 Hrs
Volvo120SE Sail Drive with Volvo 3 blade folding Propeller (2014)
12v & 240v systems with mains power outlets in saloon & forward cabin.
Domestic batteries (Two 130Ah AGM marine batteries replaced 2019)
Engine starting battery (Odyssey PC1200 AGM)
Batteries charged by the 55amp engine alternator (Merlin Alternator Management System fitted) or Dolphin 20 amp 240v battery charger (2007).
Additionally a Sunware 70w solar panel trickle charges the battery bank via Fox 250E charge regulator.
There is wiring for two additional 50w panels which can be fitted to the Bimini.
A ‘BEP DCM2’ Battery monitor is installed below the main switch panel to provide charge state data
and other information on the condition of the battery banks.
Holding Tank 80 Litres
Single fuel tank 160 litre
Two water tanks totalling 340 litres
Domestic Water System:
Pressurised hot & cold water system (new Jabsco pump 2017)
Resettable water meter on main switch panel to monitor usage
Water heated by engine or 240v immersion heater (20 ltr calorifier tank)
Navigation Equipment (Chart table /Nav station):
Raytheon Pathfinder SL70 2kw 24 Mile Radar
Standard Horizon GX2100 DSC VHF radio with AIS receiver,
AIS data transmitted for overlay on E7D chartplotter display.
The radio also provides Loud hailer; Programmable Fog Horn & Listen back functions through the mast mounted Hailing Horn.
MLR Valsat GPS
ICS Nav6 Navtex
Autohelm ST50 Tridata repeater
Navigation Equipment (Cockpit)
A larger upgraded instrument pod at the helm housing the following instruments:
Raymarine E7D Chartplotter with sonar /fishfinder & AIS data overlay
Standard Horizon DSC VHF RAM3 command microphone.
Raymarine ST 60 Plus Wind instrument
Raytheon ST 5000 Plus Autopilot
Autohelm ST 50 Plus Tridata display
TinyTach Engine RPM /hour monitor
Olympic135 binnacle compass mounted on the Whitlock Cobra steering pedestal
Teak cockpit table with foldable extension & matching teak cup holder
Boat hook + ‘Hook & Moor’ telescopic boat hook /mooring pickup.
Swim platform /sugar scoop transom with folding ladder & deck shower.
Sprayhood & Bimini with removable rear sun blinds
Canvas covers for instrument pod & wheel
Custom cockpit seat cushions & various scatter cushions
Loadstar NSA 260 inflatable dinghy with Mercury 4Hp outboard motor
Ocean safety 4 Man Life Raft (new 2019) first service due 03 /2022
Fire blanket & 4 x Fire extinguishers
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Harness safety lines
6 x Life jackets
First Aid Kit
2 x PLBs
Gas & Carbon Monoxide alarms
Harness attachment points in cockpit
Electric windlass: Lofrans Cayman 1000w
Bower main anchor: 16Kg Stainless Steel Delta with 43m of 10mm chain & 30m of warp.
A Bruce kedge anchor is stowed in the aft cockpit locker
Masthead sloop rig with Z Spars aluminium mast, boom & vang
Selden telescopic spinnaker pole mounted on mast
New Selden Furlex 200S headsail furling system fitted 2014
All the standing and running rigging replaced in 2014
Additional coach roof clutches fitted to improve sail handling
All control lines are led aft to the cockpit
Mainsail Stackpack with lazyjacks fitted to boom to improve mainsail stowage & handling.
Lewmar towed cars fitted to the Genoa track to allow headsail sheeting angle to be adjusted from the cockpit. (2019)
2 x Lewmar STA40 genoa sheet winches on cockpit combings
2 x Lewmar STA30 halyard winches on coach roof by companionway
Slab reefed Mainsail: Ocean Premium Plus Dacron with 75% battens and three reefing points supplied by Jeckells U.K. (August 2014)
Headsail: Ocean Premium Plus Dacron 135% Genoa with padded luff Jeckells U.K. (August 2014)
Tri radial Cruising Chute with sailbag & snuffer