2017 Dufour 36


The 36 is a speed boat (quality of the hull, powerful sail plan) providing a lot of sensations on the sea. Very comfortable, the deck has been designed for easy maneuvering (removable storage, wide open cockpit) and can adapt to all kinds of navigation: racing and cruising. Dufour designs a new style with tight, modern lines.

The 36 has all the advantages of a high-performance sailing boat and provides comfort, elegance and a convenient layout.

Inside, the wide and cheerful saloon invites rest and relaxation. The space is organised around wide storage units, convenient and comfortable rooms.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Dufour
Model: 36
Year: 2017
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Other


Length: 36'1 ft
Length Overall: 36'1 ft
Waterline Length: 33'6 ft
Beam: 11'10 ft
Max Draft: 7'3 ft
Displacement: 26,246 lb
Dry Weight: 13,503.31 lb


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 23.78 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 58.12 gal


Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Racers, Cruisers
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  • Hull: Hand-laminated in polyester/glassfibre; sides made from vacuum-bonded PVC foam core sandwich.
  • Decoration: Decorative grey bands on hull.
  • Gelcoat: NPG gelcoat with first mat impregnated with NPG resin, forming an optimum barrier against osmosis.
  • Structure: Hull bottom counter-moulded, floors laminated into the hull.
  • Deck: Sandwich with injected PVC foam core
  • Ballast: Keel bolts bear on stainless back-plates
  • Rudder: Semi-elliptical shape, filled with closed-cell epoxy foam.
  • Rudder stock:Solid stainless steel.
  • Steering: Self-aligning roller bearings with ball-bearing sheaves
  • Non-slip deck surface: Non-slip structured deck surface
  • Hand rails: Wood/stainless on cabin roof.
  • Fixed toe rails: 2 in wood at the hull/deck join.
  • Anchor locker: Self-draining with built-in windlass support and anchor chain eyebolt, lockable hatch cover
  • Bow pulpits: Open
  • Stern pulpits: Lifebuoy bracket, jackstaff bracket, navigation light, and opening life-lines with hook.
  • Stanchions: 8 with 2 rows of life-lines.
  • Mast foot: Aluminium with halyard return pulleys
  • Shroud chainplates: Shroud and lower shroud chainplates on ext.
  • Safety chainplates: Safety harness chainplates in cockpit floor
  • Guard cleats: 2
  • Mooring cleats: 4
  • Rubbing plates: 6 on the hull sheerline
  • Fuel deck fillers: 1
  • Water deck fillers: 2
  • Mainsail sheet tracks: On cockpit floor with car adjustment lines.
  • Genoa tracks With piston cars.
  • Downhaul
  • Pulleys: 2 genoa sheet return pulleys
  • Swan-neck: Stainless, for electrical cables, swan-neck.
  • Deck organizers: 2 deck organizers for halyard returns.
  • Halyard winches: 2 halyard winches on cabin roof.
  • Sheet winches: 2 genoa sheet winches on cockpit coamings
  • Jamcleats: 2 rows of jamcleats port / starboard level with the companionway
  • Furler line jamcleats: 1 at aft end of sidedeck
  • Hatch covers: Polyester hatch cover forward of the companionway
  • Cockpit bench seats: with non-slip surface
  • Helmsman’s seat: with non-slip surface
  • Lockers: 2 removable cockpit lockers
  • Helm:2 steering wheels
  • Helm console: 2, black, aluminium
  • Engine control: Engine control and control panel.
  • Compass: 2
  • Gas locker: Sealed locker aft, to port
  • BIB locker: Locker in cockpit floor, aft
  • Tender locker: Locker in cockpit floor, aft
  • Shower: Cold water
  • Bathing ladder: Foldaway stainless bathing ladder.
  • Cockpit floor: Cockpit floor in polyester, slightly concave, with solid wood toe-boards
  • Emergency tiller: Head of rudder stock beneath helmsman’s floor for fitting the emergency tiller

Forward Cabin

  • Berth: 200 × 198 (head end)
  • Mattress: 10 cm thick foam mattress with washable cover.
  • Storage: Below bunk.
  • Cubby-hole: Cubby-hole with fiddle along hull around berth.
  • Hanging locker: 2 hanging lockers with shelves.
  • Access: To navigation instrument transducers
  • Other: Anti-roll

Aft Head

  • WC: Manual sea toilet.
  • Wash-basin: Wash-basin unit with basin and top in ‘Corian®’ synthetic resin.
  • Water: Chrome-plated brass single-lever mixer tap with shower head.
  • Discharge: Direct, via an electric pump.
  • Cupboards: Closed high-level cupboards
  • Mirror: Large mirror
  • Shower grating: Corian®
  • Ventilation: Via deck hatch


  • Saloon banquette: Banquettes to port and starboard.
  • Table: Saloon table with 2 folding leaves for easier movement, removable
  • Stowage: Stowage under seats and behind backrests.
  • Bar: Built in to saloon table
  • Cubby-holes: 4 cubby-holes
  • Cubby-hole fiddle: Wood
  • Other: Roomy stowage in saloon table
  • Water tank: under banquettes

Aft Cabin

  • Berth: 200 × 148 (head end)
  • Mattress: 10 cm thick foam mattress with washable cover.
  • Fuel tank: Starboard compartment.
  • Stowage
  • Hanging locker: Hanging locker with shelves
  • Cubby-hole: Shelf along side of hull with fiddle.
  • Soundproofing: Double bulkhead provides acoustic and thermal insulation from adjoining engine compartment.
  • Technical area: Battery isolators.
  • Other: Lighting and ventilation by a deck hatch, ceiling light, and reading light.
  • Configurations: L-shaped on port side of companionway
  • Worktop : Working top in ‘Corian®’ synthetic resin with wooden fiddles.
  • Sink: Stainless, twin bowls with ‘Corian®’ synthetic resin covers
  • Water: Hot and cold pumped water with chrome-plated brass single-lever mixer tap.
  • Gas cooker: 2-burner cooker with oven on gimbals, with stainless rail
  • Crockery: Dowels to retain crockery when heeling.
  • Refrigerator access: Via the worktop
  • Storage:
    - Cubby-holes: 2 closed cubby-holes
    - Storage: Below sink, with door
    - Portable cutlery tray
    - Crumb tray: Under floor.
  • Waste bin: Below sink, sort compartments
  • Other: Light and ventilation provided by an opening port and ceiling light over galley.
  • Engine power: 29 hp (20.9 kW)
  • Transmission: Sail-drive
  • Cooling system: Heat exchanger, anti-siphon valve.
  • Sea-water strainer: Sea-water strainer
  • Tank: Gauge on electrical distribution panel.
  • Fuel filter: Fuel filter with water separator.
  • Shut-off valve: Emergency fuel shut-off valve.
  • Control panel: Control panel close to helmsman, with hours meter and tachometer.
  • Alternator: Alternator with battery isolator.
  • Ventilation: Ventilation with 2 natural inlets and electric mechanical extract.
  • Bilge: independent engine bilge.
  • Access: Access to the engine from front and both sides.
  • Propeller: Two-blade, fixed.
  • Insulation: Carefully-designed foam acoustic and thermal insulation
  • Circuit: 12 V
  • Distribution panel: 15 functions with circuit-breakers, voltmeter
  • Sockets: 12 V in galley and at electrical distribution panel.
  • Isolator: 1 per battery set in aft port cabin
Rigging and Sails
  • Mast: Anodized aluminium with 2 levels of swept spreaders
  • Rigging: In 9/10
  • Mast stepping: On keel.
  • Lights: 3-colour masthead lights + anchor light + 2-colour masthead light
  • Boom: Anodized aluminium fitted with 2 rapid reefers.
  • Standing rigging: Discontinuous in stainless single-strand cable, chrome-plated bronze rigging screws
  • Gooseneck: Aluminium, with synthetic gasket and halyard return pulleys.
  • Backstay: Adjusts using bridle
  • Running rigging: Running rigging in pre-stretched textile including: main and genoa halyards in ‘low-stretch’ quality, boom topping lift, main and genoa sheets, main sheet car and downhaul adjusters, reef lines and furling line.

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