TWO NEW DUFOURS AT DÜSSELDORF
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05 Dec 2018
The 390GL, one of two new Dufour yachts to be unveiled at Düsseldorf 2019 Photo: Dufour
French sailboat manufacturer, Dufour Yachts, will be exhibiting the new Dufour 390 and 430 Grand Large at the Düsseldorf Boat Show 2019.
The 390 Grand Large, with third generation Umberto Felci hull design, has more pronounced bulwarks and a recessed hull. It comes with a 1.96m keel as standard which can be replaced with one of 1.75m.
There are three choices of interior layout. The exterior is decked in solid teak whilst the interior wood finish comes in moabi, oak or teak. Changes to the hull and chines have been included to create more spacious aft cabins.
Additions below deck include LED lighting and USB sockets, a new saloon table design and an intelligent navigation station. The 5in touch screen provides information such as GPS position and data including fuel and water levels, battery power, temperature.
Dufour has also introduced Dufour Connect, a digital platform which can run from a mobile device or laptop giving access to the control panel, latest boat data and documents.
430 Grand Large
The second boat to be released under the new third generation Umberto Felci Grand Large design, the 430GL has a softened and raised bilge strake and more pronounced chines said to improve performance and stability.
The coachroof enables a full width mainsheet traveller to be fitted and a full deck cover sits over the halyards.
Below decks the 430GL has two interior layouts and, like the 390GL, interior finishes are available in moabi, oak or teak. Navigation station and LED lighting are as per the 390GL and a 40 litre hot water tank is also included as standard.