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Dufour 2800

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Boat REF# 41522
removed from sale
Length 8.30m (27'3")
Year 1980
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 8hp, Volvo MD5 (1980)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Michel Dufour
Builder Dufour
Lying Essex
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 130.0 ltr (28.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 8hp
Engine make and model Volvo MD5 (1980)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 2 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6.5 knots

Engine fully serviced in 2004 including new hoses and new engine mounts.


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Length 8.30m (27'3")
LWL 6.80m (22'4")
Beam 2.90m (9'6")
Draft Min 1.50m (4'11")
Draft Max 1.50m (4'11")
Displacement 2,800kg (6,174.0lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage Ashore


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Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1980) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1996)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Longton & Gray - Slab (2005)
Headsail - Furling (2005)
Other sails Cruising Chute (unknown year)

Running Rigging new in 2006.
Sails Valeted annually.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Manual water system tick

2 burner Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Log tick
VHF tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Navman 7100 DSC VHF
Nasa Target Log.
Nasa Target Echosounder.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
2 anchors
20.00m (65'7") of chain
Stackpack mainsail cover new in 2005.

Safety Equipment

Life buoys tick
Swim ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 electric)

3 Fire extinguishers. 1 Auto fire extinguisher.

Broker's Comments

The Dufour 2800 is an excellent cruiser, well built and seaworthy.
They have good accommodation for family cruising with a double and three good sized single berths.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dufour 2800 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.