Dufour 56

Maximum Performance with Minimum Effort

Dufour 56This stunning yacht with her stunning elegant lines offers ultimate levels of luxury and comfort.

The powerful aft section of the hull along with a high ballast ratio offers great stability able to support a more powerful rig for improved performance without compromising safety or comfort.

Great care and attention has been paid to the design of the keel and rudder so as to handle the performance offered from this powerful yacht. Flexible sail plan options allow set up for short handed or fully crewed passages.

On board, the Dufour 56 offers all the comfort and luxury features of a yacht, whilst providing everything a sailing enthusiast would need.

Dufour 56


  • Integral bow sprit offers better protection of the bow whilst anchoring as well as a great platform to launch your downwind sails.
  • Spacious cockpit design with a large table and sun bed.
  • Full width fold down transom allowing easy access on and off the boat as well as creating plenty of space to enjoy the barbecue and cooking area.
  • The sail plan of the Dufour 56 allows her to be sailed easily when short handed. Fitted with a self tacking jib, german mainsheet system and optional overlapping headsails.
  • When crewed up there are options for overlapping headsails. Code zero’s and downwind spinnakers can be flown from the fixed bow sprit.


  • Large side windows as well as the large deck windows allow large amounts of natural light into the saloon and aft cabins.
  • Three different cabin layouts, optional crew cabin and a pullman cabin in the saloon allow you to set up the interior how you want.
  • Full width forward galley layout offering plenty of space and a social yet practical cooking area.
  • Three different wood options and plentiful fabric options allow for a degree of customisation.


  • ArchitectUmberto FELCI
  • Year2016
  • Overall length17.15 m
  • Waterline length15.17 m
  • Hull length16.30 m
  • Max beam5.05 m
  • Light displacement17.625 kg
  • Draft2.50 m
  • Keel weight4.900 kg
  • Fuel tank capacity500 L
  • Water tank capacity680 L
  • Engine power110 (150 cv opt.)
  • Sail area141 m²
  • Mainsail72 m²
  • Genoa69 m²
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