Dufour 56

Guide Price - £495,500 inc vat

Maximum Performance with Minimum Effort

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



  • 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.

Key Features

  • 3 Cabins / 3 Heads
  • 150Hp Volvo Engine
  • 4 Bladed folding prop
  • Retractable Bow Thruster
  • 2.2m Deep cast iron keel
  • Fully battened mainsail / Self Tacking Jib
  • Fixed Bow Sprit
  • Oak Interior / Grey Corian / Oak Floorboards
  • Hot / Cold cockpit shower
  • Gas BBQ on transom with sink
  • Fridge in cockpit table
  • Electric opening bathing platform
  • Integrated fold away sun pad in starboard cockpit seat
  • 25 amp battery charger
  • Shore power with outlets in saloon and cabins
  • Cockpit roof winches
  • Electric Halyard Winch
  • Electric windlass
  • Cockpit table
  • Life Line Gates
  • Spinnaker winches
  • Lazy bag c/w lazy jack lines
  • Cooker with Oven & 2 burners
  • Fridge
  • Electric Toilets
  • TV in Saloon
  • Microwave
  • Solid teak on cockpit floor, seats and opening transom
  • Radio / CD / MP3 Player with internal and external speakers
  • Sprayhood
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Upgraded Black Fibreglass steering wheels
  • Towel and dining set
  • Antifouling
  • Mooring Kit

Raymarine Electronics pack

  • Log Speed Depth & Wind c/w i70 display
  • Evolution Autopilot with rotative drive and p70 control head
  • GPS Axiom 12 (Port & Starboard Helm)
  • Ray 63 Dual Station VHF c/w aerial
  • AIS 700 Transceiver


€452,330 ex vat
UK Delivery and Commissioning £19,535 ex vat

Full Options and Pricing details available on request.

Dufour Yachts and Universal Yachting reserves the right to modify the products, their specifications, descriptions and pricing contained in this document with out notice.


  • 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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