Manufacturer Provided Description
Dufour Yachts presents three new yachts, which will blend the art and pleasure of navigation. The DUFOUR 525 set the tone in September 2006, with its luxury, strong character and rare elegance. The 425 and 485 models also attain the summit of perfection. These three flagship vessels will attract those in search of excellence, who are ready to set off on long cruises in absolute comfort. Without doubt, the spirit of Michel Dufour, a visionary in the nautical world, is present in these unique craft, built for pure pleasure, exhilaration and enjoyment. With the Dufour 425 Grand'large, the "smaller sister" of the 455, the yard has built a performance cruiser, ideal for long passage making, but easy to handle for an afternoon's leisurely cruise. She is stylish, comfortable, seaworthy and built from cutting edge design and technology.
Teak trimmed seats, GRP sole. Two large side lockers with lids fitted with padlock hasps.
GRP steering pedestals.
Rudder stock head under helmsman?s sole for installing the emergency tiller.
Engine lever and control panel easily to hand for the helmsman on the starboard side.
Transom open in centre with a tipping helmsman?s seat giving access to the swim/ boarding platform.
Gas cylinder locker in aft port seat. Life raft stowage in dedicated locker under helmsman seat.
Cockpit shower in aft locker.
Folding stainless steel bathing ladder.
All joinery work is finished in prime choice Moabi mahogany, with fiddles, mouldings and framings in solid wood.
Cabin doors have a blocking system in order to keep them open where necessary.
Soles are in Moabi laminated floor boards.
Saloon cushions and mattress fabrics have removable covers.
The upper cabin linings are in Moabi wood, the bottom in cream coloured vinyl.
Sliding companionway hatch and washboards in Plexiglas with stops and lock.
Curved wooden steps and access to engine by lifting step case on jacks.
Dedicated stowage for companionway door inside the boat.
Large berth approximately 2m long with a 10cm thick mattress with washable cover.
250 litre water tank.
Access to stowage locker under berth.
Full length shelf with sea-fiddle over the berth alongside the hull.
Large hanging locker with shelves.
Access to navigation instrument transducers.
Large head compartment with shower.
Manual marine toilet, moulded washbasin, large mirror and chrome plated brass mixer tap with shower unit.
The shower has direct drainage by an electric pump.
Manual marine toilet, moulded wash basin, large mirror and chrome plated brass mixer tap with shower unit.
The shower has direct drainage by an electric pump.
A large U-shaped settee is on the starboard side with cushions made out of foam with washable covers.
A central fixed settee has a hinged stowage area underneath.
Further stowage is available under seats and behind backrests.
Stowage lockers with doors and bookshelf above the settee.
The saloon table has a bottle rack in the centre and fiddles.
Stainless steel mast pillar.
Large format chart table with a hinged desktop.
Ergonomic wooden seat with storage underneath.
White vinyl cushion.
Stowage under chart table with drawer.
Double berth approximately 200cm long.
10cm thick mattress with washable cover.
Large hanging locker with double door and shelf above.
Shelf with sea-fiddle over berth.
Access behind engine, oddments tray on top.
160 litre fuel tank under starboard berth.
160 litre water tank under port berth.
Battery switches on the vertical area of the starboard berth.
Technical area between aft berths.
12V DC system.
Switchboard with circuit breakers, voltmeter, 12V outlet.
1 x 100 Ah engine battery.
1 x 100 Ah house battery.
Switch for each battery.
Longitudinal shaped galley with large Corian worktop.
Double stainless steel sink.
Chrome plated brass mixer tap for pressurised water.
Cooker - three burner stove with oven and grill on gimbals.
12V electric refrigerator unit (130 litres).
Stowage boxes, with separated compartments.
Cutlery drawer and PVC storage baskets
Volvo 53 hp. Sail-drive transmission.
Heat exchanger, anti-siphon valve.
Large capacity sea water strainer.
Control panel close to helmsman with hour meter, engine stop and tachometer.
Alternator with battery isolator.
Fuel tank gauge on electrical switchboard.
Fuel filter with water separator.
Emergency fuel shutoff handle.
Engine room ventilation blower, and two ventilation hoses.
Two-blade fixed propeller.
Access to the engine from front and both sides.
Independent engine bilge.
Quality soundproofing using high density foam.
Teak handrails on coachroof. Wooden toerail.
Self-draining chain locker with eye bolt and integrated windlass bracket, lid with locking bolt.
Stemhead fitting anchor roller.
Pulpit with wooden step and separate green/red navigation lights.
Pushpits with horseshoe buoy bracket, flag pole holder, navigation light, and opening cable gate with hook.
Stanchions with two levels of life line.
Six aluminium mooring cleats.
Single stainless steel chainplate for cap shrouds/aft lower shrouds.
Two chainplates for the backstay.
Two deck fillers for water and one for fuel.
Mainsheet track on and adjustable traveller on coachroof.
Genoa sheet tracks with piston lead blocks.
Genoa sheet turning blocks on coaming.
8 sheave deck organizers for halyard returns, mainsail sheet and reefing lines.
Continuous standing rigging in single strand stainless steel cable and chrome plated bronze turnbuckles including: forestay, double backstay, cap shrouds, inter and lower shrouds.
Furling Genoa with anti-UV protection.
Spinnaker and Spinnaker Pole
Raymarine C80 Chartplotter
Raymarine ST60 Graphic Display
Raymarine ST60 Tridata Display
Raymarine ST60 Wind Display
2 x Electric Winches
Max Power Bow Thruster
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.