Dufour Yachts - Performance Range
The Dufour 34e thinks big! She brings together the best of Dufour. Whether it's in the study and concept of this new model, the elegance of its spaces, or the noble exterior and interior design. There is the enduring spirit of Michel Dufour, founding father of the shipyard. His nautical spirit and constant updated modern design pervades all the models, including this new 34 footer.
The Dufour 34e boasts contours similar to those of the Dufour 45: noble sleek lines that reveal a decidedly sporting character, white framed portholes, which tonally match the platform. The are long stretched so as to provide more light to the interior. The shape of the rear transom expresses the spirit of Dufour Yachts. She has been conceived with a view to competing in prize-winning regattas. In the same space, the addition of a helm's seat, makes family cruising possible at other times.
The new Dufour 34e has a new helm console and entirely redesigned cockpit layout. The coach roof, side decks and large open cockpit make crew movements easier. The roof has been fitted with FSC Iroko wood on the central part and flush panels on deck provide optimum ventilation and light. An elegant, discreet and practical bathing deck opens onto the sea for easy bathing.
The Dufour 34e proves that it is possible to experience the excitement of high performance sailing, pleasure and comfort at the same time. In accordance with the shipyard's reputation and architects, the Dufour 34e features a very spacious aft cabin fitted out with ample and intelligently designed storage spaces. The atmosphere is cozy, warm and filled with light because of the wood used, the light ceiling and the high quality of the finish.
Much attention has been paid to ergonomics, and so, for greater use, the crew can access the sail locker either form the interior or from the exterior. The light coloured interior wood and dark Wenge floor create an impressive contrast to the interior, while increasing light.
The new Dufour 34e is a modern sailing yacht, equipped to compete in the most professional regattas or to experience the comfortable life of a family cruise in total safety.
Elegant, sensitive, and a good performer, the latest Dufour in the Performance range won everyone over right away.
The target set for architect Umberto Felci and the Dufour Yachts Design Office was to come up with something even better than the Dufour 40. What a challenge! And they more than came up with the goods!
Its many qualities speak for themselves: finesse, precision, exciting sailing.
Take a look at:
Cruising/racing deck layout, suitable for sailing with a full or reduced crew, out on the open sea or between two buoys;
Below decks, the refinement and quality of Dufour Yachts' interiors.
All adding up to a fast boat for racing or just for the pleasure of skimming through the water; which at the same time lets you enjoy proper cruising in comfort.
The worthy heir of the Dufour Spirit...
The new Dufour 45 Performance has a modern look, thanks to her sleek hull lines. She has got the typical characteristics of the Dufour Performance Signature, is designed for fast cruising and also offers the advantages of a comfortable and spacious sailing yacht.
• 45 feet of hull length, with a plumb bow for maximum of waterline length
• Thoroughbred Dufour design: a classic and uncluttered coachroof
• Injection moulded deck for a maximum of weight saving, and to lower the
centre of gravity
• Available with cast iron or deep lead keel
• Modern deck design to optimise performance sailing
• Twin steering wheel system
• Open aft cockpit and a wide opening transom
• Rig available as in Club or Fastnet version
• Under deck furling drum
• Hull portholes in Dufour style
• Moabi interior
• Wenge floorboards
• Available in 3 or 4 cabin layout + 2 heads
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