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Dufour 40
(12,20 m) - 2007

Layout :

  • Length : 12,20 m (40' 0")
  • Beam : 3,96 m (13')
  • Draft : 2,10 m (6'9")
  • Displacement: 8 T
  • Material : Fiberglass
  • Rigging : Sloop
  • Engine : VOLVO D2-40 40HP

French flag. Tax not paid for French Polynesia.

Based in French Polynesia

Price : 9,47 M XPF / 79 000 €


Well maintained and equipped boat.

Stored ashore 6 months a year.

Interior fittings :

Sleeps 4 to 6 - 2 double cabins

  • Full-width fore double cabin
  • Full-width saloon with folding table for double berth
  • Large galley to port
  • Chart table to starboard
  • Head to starboard
  • Aft starboard double cabin
  • Aft port cabin converted into lazarette

Listing :

Building and history

Monolithic fiberglass type Dufour 40 Classic built in 2007 by the Dufour Yacht yard.
The boat was purchased new by the previous owner and has never been offered for charter. Maintenance has always been carried out by the owners, and repairs have always been made as and when necessary, so the boat is always in very good condition. The interior is very clean. The boat is stored ashore for 6 months of the year.
This yacht is ready for immediate long-distance cruising.


VOLVO D2-40 40HP engine (2500 hours)
Consumption: 2 L/h
Overhauled and drained in 2023
Wear parts such as the exhaust bend and water pump were replaced by the first owner.
Three-blade propeller
180 L polyethylene fuel tank
The saildrive seal and clutch disks have been replaced. The oil has been drained.

Sloop rigging

Original Sparcraft double spreader mast with two folding steps at masthead (very good condition)
9/10th rigging
Cap shrouds changed in 2015
Low shroud to be changed
Current rigging from 2022
Mainsail (2022)
Genoa (2022)
Staysail (2023) stowed on removable staysail
Storm jib (2023)
Asymmetrical spinnaker 85 m2 (new condition)
4 m spinnaker pole + bowsprit (very good condition)
2 LEWMAR 40 two-speed winches
2 LEWMAR 48 two-speed winches

Ground tackle

Quick 1000W windlass (2007, gearbox and sealed bearing changed in 2016, overhauled in 2023)
Main anchorage: 16 kg Kobra2 anchor + 70 m of new chain (2020) + 50 m of rope
Secondary anchorage: flat anchor 16 kg + 45 m of chain + 40 m of rope


2 Water tanks 180 L each, total 360 L
Schencker watermaker 35 l/h with energy recovery. Consumption 9 Amp. (factory refurbished in 2017, pump body to be replaced)
Double sink
Electric pump + freshwater mixer tap
Seawater foot pump
ENO "Grand large" stainless steel oven + grill (2022)
Original top-opening fridge + 50 L freezer + 50 L Waeco fridge
Engel MR040 compressor cooler (2022)
1 Indoor hot/cold shower
1 Exterior hot/cold water shower on transom
JABSCO manual toilet
40 L Holding tank


4 AGM 110 Ah house batteries (2020)
70 A/h engine battery (2021)
4 x 100 W solar panels with 2 Victron MPPT 25A controllers
350 W inverter (2020)
LED lighting, including masthead lights
25 A Victron battery charger
D400 wind generator
Volvo 115 A alternator (2016)

Electronic and navigation instruments

VHF Raymarine R60 (2018)
Handheld VHF Icom IC M 35
GPS Garmin 19X (2014)
Tridata Raymarine I50 (2014)
Autopilot Raymarine Pilot Evolution ACU 200 (2014)
All the electronics are switched to seatalk Ng (2014)
12V Computer (2014)
Auto radio BOSS (2014)
Complete paper road maps around the world
Plastimo compass
Plastimo barometer
4G antenna + Connect Digital Yacht router (2022)


Mercury dinghy 2.70 m Hypalon punctured
Nissan Marine 9.8 HP outboard engine (2015 revised 2020)

Safety equipment

Plastimo 6-person liferaft (2022)
Life jackets: 4 classic + 1 child + 2 inflatable adult jackets
Epirb Ocean Signal Safesea E 100G distress beacon / battery until 2023
Harness + mast mount kit


Lazybag (2022)
Large Bimini (2022)
Aft gantry supporting solar panels
Hood Incidences (2015, revised in 2023)
Dock gangway
MAGIC MAT mast ladder + extension (2023)
2 "Comfortseat" seats
Senator fishing rod and reel
Complete tooling + drill, grinder, sander
Crockery and kitchen utensils
Complete spares for draining + impeller kit + 2 engine belts
Automatic electric bilge pump
Manual dewatering pump
Horseshoe buoy with automatic light
Winch covers
Leather-wrapped wheel bar (2023)

Last bottom paint: September 2023

Main strengths

Second owner, never rented.
Very well equipped and very clean, permanent maintenance.
On dry dock 6 months a year.
Ready to go.

Last modified : 18/01/2024


The boat's inventories are based on the indications given by the owners and even if we do our best to see that they are in accordance with the reality, there might be some differences. The boat's and equipment's condition has to be checked jointly by the buyer and seller before the sale. The respective responsibilities of both the seller and the buyer remain intact. In no case can Raiatea-yacht be held responsible for any defect on the boat.

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