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2006 Dufour 34

Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom

£64,950

Thistle Dhu (Thistle - emblem of Scotland, Dhu - dark or hidden) is a much loved and well maintained one owner yacht, purchased new in 2006.  Offering 6 berths in two cabins plus saloon the 34 Performance model shows good speed and the Umberto Felci design is rated Category A. She was appointed European Boat of the Year when launched and commended for her storage and options, of which many were selected when new.

With her East Coast friendly keel she also suits the canals of Holland and Belgium for those venturing overseas.

She carries the upgrade diesel engine from Volvo and is the later D1-30 generation giving a maximum speed of nearly 8 knots through a Gori folding propeller on her sail-drive.

She was  a well-specified boat from new including the larger engine, upgraded winches, adjustable Genoa cars, larger Genoa and 2 reefs in mainsail, electric windless and full electronics package with larger chart plotter and diesel heating to all spaces including the heads.  She additionally boasts some further upgrades like the extended inner berth in the aft cabin, AIS, 240V heater for drying oilskins and USB sockets in strategic places.

Every year she has been out of the water with dehumidifier and heating.  The interior reflects this and her engine has run beautifully on account of the annual service with wearing items replaced as a matter of course.

The antifoul has been abraded prior to reapplying each year and the hull is as would be expected. She appears a tidy, well loved and cared for yacht.

A portable cradle and dinghy may be available by separate negotiation.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Make: Dufour
Model: 34
Year: 2006
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: FR-DUFE4512E606
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Fin Keel

Dimensions

Length: 33'9 ft / 10.3 m
Length Overall: 34'5 ft / 10.5 m
Waterline Length: 29'10 ft / 9.1 m
Beam: 11'6 ft / 3.5 m
Max Draft: 4'11 ft / 1.5 m
Dry Weight: 12540 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 29kW
  • Type: Inboard

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 24 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 75 L

Other

Stock Number: FYS2729
Boat Class: Cruisers, Racers and Cruisers, Cruisers

Contact

Tim Long
Fox's Yachts

Office

Fox's Yachts
Fox's Marina
Ipswich, E37, GB, IP2 8NJ
Tel:+44 (0)1473 694694
Disclaimer

In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor.  The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed.  Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.



Manufacturer Provided Description

in 2006 Dufour commented:

Continuing the combination which made the Dufour 40 a success, the Dufour 34 is focused on all its qualities: speed on all points of sailing, stability and manoeuvrability, good-looking and practical interior layout. A new benchmark has been created among 34-foot fast cruisers. Sailing a Dufour 34 is a pleasure you have to share with a crew, although this yacht is so easy to handle, one would wish to take to sea single handed.

Specification
  • Teak trimmed seats and cockpit sole.
  • Two large side lockers with lids fitted with padlock hasps.
  • Engine lever and control panel easily available to the helmsman.
  • Transom open in centre by removing helmsman's seat giving access to the swimming/boarding platform.
  • Double gas cylinder locker in aft starboard seat.
  • Life raft stowage in port cockpit locker.
  • Cockpit shower in aft locker.
  • Folding stainless steel bathing ladder.
  • Wet clothes dryer in locker.
  • Upgraded winches.
Interior woodwork
  • All joinery work is in prime Moabi mahogany, with fiddles, mouldings and framings in solid wood.
  • All Cabin doors have a blocking system which keeps doors open where required.
  • Soles are in Moabi laminated floor boards.
  • Saloon cushions and cabin mattresses have removable covers.
  • The upper cabin linings are in Moabi wood, the bottom in cream vinyl
Electrical system
  • 12 V DC system.
  • Switchboard with circuit breakers, voltmeter, 12V outlet.
  • 1 x 75 Ah engine battery.
  • 1 x 100 Ah house battery.
  • Battery switch for each circuit.
  • 240 V Shorepower system.
  • Multiple 240 V sockets.
  • USB double sockets.
  • Additional home movie system and screen for those wet evenings on board.
  • Upgraded radio CD player with phone connectivity.
  • 2 x domestic and 2 x engine start batteries.
Additional Description
  • Longitudinal shaped galley with a large worktop.
  • Double stainless steel sink.
  • Chrome plated brass mixer tap for pressurised water.
  • Cooker with a two burner stove with oven on gimbals.
  • 12V refrigerator unit with minimum capacity 120 litres, stowage box, and separation.
  • Cutlery drawer and PVC stowage baskets. Crumb tray under sole.
Mechanicals
  • VOLVO 29 hp (20.9 KW). Sail-drive transmission.
  • Heat exchanger, anti-siphon valve.
  • Control panel close to helmsman, with hour meter, and tachometer.
  • Alternator with battery isolator.
  • Approximately 90 litre fuel tank with a gauge on the electrical switchboard.
  • Fuel filter with water separator.
  • Emergency fuel shut-off handle.
  • Engine room ventilation blower, and two ventilation hoses.
  • Two-blade folding propeller.
  • Access to the engine from the front and one side.
  • Independent engine bilge.
  • Quality sound proofing with high density foam.
Additional Description
  • 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 port/startboard navigation lights.
  • Pushpits with horseshoe buoy bracket, flag pole holder, navigation lights, 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 backstay.
  • Two deck fillers, one for water and one for fuel.
  • Mainsheet track and adjustable traveller on coachroof.
  • Mainsheet tackle.
  • Genoa sheet tracks with piston lead blocks.
  • Genoa sheet turning blocks on coaming.
  • One x four sheave deck organizer for halyard returns, mainsail sheet and reefing lines.
  • Stainless steel swan neck electric/electronic cable gland.
  • Four clutches on roof.
  • One x 32.2 ST halyard winch on roof to starboard.
  • Two x 40.2 ST Genoa winches on coamings close to the helmsman.
Miscellaneous
  • 2 winch handles with holder.
  • Owner's briefcase with owner's manual
Rigging and Sails
  • Anodised aluminium mast with double swept backed spreaders, rigged 9/10, deck stepped.
  • Anchor and steaming lights.
  • Anodised aluminium boom equipped with three reef system.
  • Genoa furler.
  • Mainsail equipped with three reef bands, with battens and bag.
  • Furling Genoa with anti-UV protection.
Disclaimer

In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor.  The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed.  Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.


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