Dufour 530 and Dufour 61

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Ever since joining forces with catamaran builder Fountaine Pajot in 2018, France’s Dufour has been on a roll, and 2020 has been no exception. This past winter, at Germany’s Dusseldorf boat show, the company debuted its new 530, which will be making its North American debut at the upcoming Annapolis sailboat show. More recently, the company announced plans for its new flagship, the Dufour 61.

On a side note, Dufour also recently announced a new partnership with long-time Fountaine Pajot dealer Atlantic Cruising Yachts, which has offices in Annapolis, MD, Charleston, SC, and Fort Lauderdale and St. Petersburg, FL.

Expect to see plenty more from both Fountaine Pajot and Dufour in the months and years to come.

Dufour 530 Specifications

LOA:  53ft 7in
LWL: 49ft 1in
Beam: 16ft 5in
Disp.: 39,185lb (light ship)
Ballast: 10,140lb
Draft: 7ft 6in
Sail Area: 1,345 square feet

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