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Dufour 40 Performance Arpege

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Boat REF# 164072
removed from sale
Length 11.97m (39'3")
Year 2006
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 40hp, Volvo Penta D2-40 (2006)
Lying Gibraltar


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Extra Details

Designer Umberto Felci
Builder Dufour Yachts
Lying Gibraltar
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 160.0 ltr (35.2 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 330.0 ltr (72.6 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 40hp
Engine make and model Volvo Penta D2-40 (2006)
Engine Hours engine1:   1500
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 2 bladed folding - Flexofold
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 8.5 knots
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Extensive inventory of spares that you would only find in a yacht equipped for ocean crossings. Apart from the usual engine spares there is a spare steering system and spare water pumps.

Installed with Victron battery monitor which is very useful to control battery usage.


Length 11.97m (39'3")
Beam 3.90m (12'10")
Draft Min 1.60m (5'3")
Draft Max 1.60m (5'3")
Displacement 7,900kg (17,419.5lbs)
Headroom 2.00m (6'7")
Storage On marina


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Sparcraft Aluminium spars (2006) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2006)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Elvstrom - Slab (2008) Lazy Jacks,
Headsail Elvstrom - Furling (2008)
Other sails Asym spinnaker with snuffer (2010)
Sym spinnaker (2010)
Storm Jib (2008)
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Very well equipped for downwind sailing in the trade winds.

She is equipped with a removable inner forestay for the storm jib.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


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


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Shower 2
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
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Cockpit shower tick
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In excellent order throughout.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

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Fixed antenna installed to connect an Iridium satphone.

Two multifunction Raymarine repeaters either side of the binnacle keep the helmsman informed of the sailing and navigation performance of the boat.

Deck Gear

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2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric Quick windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
(CQR and Kedge)
40.00m (131'3") of chain
Quicksilver dinghy (2008)


Rod Holders 1 Rod Holders

Rod with holder included with yacht.

Safety Equipment

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EPIRB 406MHz tick
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2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

This yacht is owned by an owner who understands the maintenance regime required on a boat. She is in excellent condition throughout. She has an extensive spares inventory and was equipped for blue water cruising. We strongly recommend a viewing you won't be disappointed.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dufour 40 Performance Arpege has been personally photographed and viewed by John & Lynda of Boatshed Gibraltar. 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.