The new Dufour 530

Following the merger with the Fountaine-Pajot group last November, Dufour has announced an aggressive product plan with four new units over the next two years.

Τhe new boat, Dufour 530 will debut at the Boot Düsseldorf 2020. A lot of the design work has been dedicated  to the transom, the extension of the recess and new polyester cut-outs enhancing the engine air inlet and outlet, in order to create a strong and yet very simple signature. Positioned on the 50-foot segment, the Dufour She offers an impressive volume mainly cabin forward for her charter version. skipper cabin.

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In terms of exterior features, the Dufour 530 incorporates all the brand's essentials:

• The fully enclosed cockpit, the outdoor galley with plancha and sink
• The optional built-in telescopic davits
• A huge swim platform with integrated swim ladder.

Circulation in the cockpit is greatly facilitated. A special step between the cockpit seats and the helms opens the way to the side decks. Her bimini has been specially designed to keep this path open.

Inspired by the Dufour 63, a large sunpad can complete the equipment of the cockpit, and offer an additional very large storage capacity.

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The access to the technical area also has been enhanced. All the technical equipment located under the cockpit may now be accessed through both a hatch in the cockpit floor and another one on the transom. Inspection and maintenance operations never have been so easy.

The Dufour 530 is available in three versions, easily identified by their deck layouts. The "Easy" version adapts to owners andcharter customers looking for simplicity. She has a roof clear of any clutter withmanoeuvres reported to the  oamings.The "Ocean" version is aimed at theowners with a traditional deck layout,with the halyard manoeuvres and themainsail rail on the coachroof, and thesheet manoeuvres on the coamings. The "Performance" version will seduceracing sailors, with her sheeting point in thecockpit, her six winches and hydraulic powerstation for backstay and boom vang.

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The Dufour 530 promises intense sensationsin her Performance version.This trim level offers an extended mast andboom for an increased sail area of 20 m2.The 2.80 meter keel is completed with a leadbulb.Finally, the Signature and Performanceequipment gives her a pure-racer look.

The Dufour 530 is available in four interior layouts. She is the only yacht in her category to offer a version up to 6 cabins, with double pullman cabin, and three bathrooms. All versions are available with skipper cabin. The interior is faithful to Dufour DNA with itslarge galley at the front of the saloon.The living rooms and cabins are wellbalanced and enjoy lots of natural daylight.

In conclusion, Dufour offers a new innovativeprogram. The versatility of the deck layoutsactually brings three different boats tomarketsThe multiple versions available will certainlyenhance her success both with privateowners and charter customers.As for the Performance version, DUFOUR isdefinitely reconnecting to the racing roots ofthe shipyard.The Dufour 530 will be presented at Boot Dusseldorf 2020.Journalists sea trials will be organized in March 2020 in LaRochelle.For more information, please contact the marketing departmentof Dufour 

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Architects Felci Yacht Design
LOA 16,35 m
Hull lenght 15,50 m
Waterline lenght 14,97 m
BOA 4,99 m
Light displacement 17.774 kg



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