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Dufour 385

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Boat REF# 40251
removed from sale
Length 11.72m (38'5")
Year 2005
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 29hp, volvo 2030 (2005)
Lying Kent


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Extra Details

Lying Kent
Fuel capacity 160.0 ltr (35.2 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 320.0 ltr (70.4 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 35.0 ltr (7.7 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 29hp
Engine make and model volvo 2030 (2005)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 2 Blade fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.0 ltr (0.7 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Low engine hrs aprox 300

Technical area between aft berths featuring service battery and Adverc charge controller.
2 x 100Ah house batteries, 1 75Ah engine start battery.
Link/20 battery monitor.


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 11.72m (38'5")
LWL 9.84m (32'3")
Beam 3.93m (12'11")
Draft Min 1.80m (5'11")
Draft Max 1.80m (5'11")
Airdraft 16.20m (53'2")
Displacement 6,980kg (15,390.9lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged soromap Aluminium spars (2005) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2005)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Slab (2005)
Headsail - Furling (2005)

rigging for an asymmetric

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Hand laminated GRP hull with Twaron reinforcements at keel area.
NPG gelcoat with first layer of cloth impregnated with NPG resin forming an optimum barrier against osmosis.
Inner moulded hull bottom, structural grid laminated to the hull.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 2
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick

Webasto 3500 heater with outlet in each cabin plus outlet in head and saloon.
Very good ventilation ensured by:
*5 deck hatches
*6 opening port-lights on roof with curtains
*permanent ventilation by 2 Dorade vents.
*2 additional opening port-lights into cockpit from aft cabins.
2 hull port-lights add to the saloon natural lightness.
Electric lighting provided by numerous spotlights and reading lights.
120ltr fridge.
She is the single head version with the larger fwd cabin.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Raymarine C80 with AIS integrated (Easy AIS with active VHF splitter), wind repeater, Icom 601 VHF, McMurdo ICS Nav6+ integrated into Raymarine instrumentation via NMEA/Seatalk bridge (repeater and log).

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric windlass
1 anchors
70.00m (229'8") of chain
10.00m (32'10") of rode
teak seating, teak table with cover.
Rutland 913 wind generator on port stern-post with regulator in aft cabin. Radar mounted on stbd stern post

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Fume detector tick
Swim ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Extinguisher in each cabin,at galley and engine space.

Broker's Comments

This Dufour 385 has the dual purpose of ocean going and family cruising.

The Dufour Grand Large 385(40th Anniversary Additition) was the first of the "NEW DUFOUR CRUISING YACHT RANGE" she has great accomodation with a linear galley and large aft heads.

Her spacious cockpit with twin steering wheels is laid out ideally for short handed sailing

A seaworthy and weatherly yacht for the cruising family and a chance to aquire a nearly new yacht with all the goodies at a very competative price.

She has had only 1 owner from new and has never been chartered.

These boat details are subject to contract.

This Dufour 385 has been personally photographed and viewed by Phil of Boatshed Kent. 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.