2017 Dufour Exclusive 56

The DUFOUR 56 Exclusive flagship sets the highest standards when it comes to aesthetic appeal.

The yacht exudes modern elegance, luxury and dynamism with its sweeping lines and uniquely Dufour top fixed hatch, with angled corners and horizontal sleek side windows, the Dufour 56 delivers a striking visual statement.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Dufour
Model: Exclusive 56
Year: 2017
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass

Dimensions

Length: 56'3 ft
Length Overall: 58'2 ft
Waterline Length: 55'5 ft
Beam: 16'5 ft
Single Berths: 7
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Engine Power: 110hp

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 109.98 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 149.58 gal

Other

Heads Count: 3
Boat Class: Cruisers
More Info : Manufacturer Website
Construction

  • Hull: Composite sandwich hand-laminated polyester.
  • PVC panels are vacuum-bonded for better adhesion to laminate.
  • Structure: Hull bottom counter-moulded, floors laminated into the hull.
  • Gelcoat: NPG gelcoat with first mat impregnated with NPG resin forming an optimum barrier against osmosis.
  • Decoration: Grey for waterline and decoration line
  • Deck: Sandwich with injected PVC foam core
  • Ballast: Keel in cast iron with stainless steel bolts bear on stainless back-plates (optional shallow draft)
  • Rudder: Semi-elliptical shape, filled with closed-cell epoxy foam.
  • Rudder stock: Solid stainless steel.
  • Udder quadrant: Stainless steel cables and quadrant 610 mm diamter.
  • Non-slip deck surface: Non-slip structured deck surface.

 

Deck Hardware
  • Flush deck hatches: 5 X T60 + 6 X T20 flush hatches on deck (LEWMAR)
  • Hatch covers: Sliding companionway hatch in Plexiglas.
  • Furler line jamcleats: 1 at aft end of sidedeck
  • Jamcleats: 2 rows of jamcleats port / starboard level with the companionway
  • Primary winches: 2 genoa sheet winches (T55 LEWMAR) at helm positions
  • Halyard winches: 2 halyard winches (T 55 LEWMAR) on coachroof. Mainsail halyard side winch ELECTRICAL
  • Deck organizers: 2 deck 4-sheave organizers for halyard, sheet and reef line returns.
  • Through-deck fitting: Stainless swan-neck for electrical and electro- nic cables
  • Genoa self tacking track
  • Genoa tracks: 2 genoa sheet tracks, plunger-adjustable low-lead cars
  • Mainsheet tracks: On coachroof with adjusting car (2440 mm). STD
  • Safety gear: Safety harness padeye in cockpit floor and wood hand rail along coachroof
  • Water deck fillers: 3
  • Fuel deck fillers: 2
  • Chainplates: 2 backstay chainplates, external side deck chainplates
  • Mooring cleat: 6, aluminium.(SIZE)
  • Stanchions: With 2 rows of life-lines, one opening gate each side.
  • Stern pulpits: Jackstaff bracket, navigation light, and opening life- lines with hook.
  • Bow pulpits: Stainless, opening for easy access and for spinnaker handling
  • LED navigation light and tri-color mast head light
  • Mooring: 1400W electrical windlass (LEWMAR ) fixed stainless steel anchor arm (32kg delta anchor and 100mt chain OPT)
  • Ladder, handrails
  • Bow thruster access
  • Chain locker and windlass access
  • As an option, the forepeak can be fitted as a 1 or 2 person crew cabin
  • Sprayhood
  • Cockpit bench seats: Teak covered. (1975 mm)
  • Helmsman’s seat: Teak covered.
  • Cockpit floor: Teak cockpit floor(opt)
  • Port bench seat: convertible into a sun deck.
  • Lockers: 1 large side locker to Stbd with strut-assisted closing and fixing for padlock.
  • Helm: Grp instrument console with 2 900mm diameter steering wheels BLACK)
  • Cockpit table: wood cockpit table with grp structure
  • Cockpit table Storage: storage space (refrigerator and sink OPT)
  • Handrail: Stainless, on cockpit table + 1 in each steering column
  • Shower: Hot and cold water in aft central section
  • Shore supply: Stbd helm position
  • Bathing ladder: Foldaway stainless bathing ladder.
  • Engine controls: At starboard helm position
  • Compasses: 2 on columns
  • Gas locker: Under port helmsman’s seat
  • BIB locker: Under floor
  • Emergency tiller: A stainless tiller with deck plate for access
Tender Garage
  • Opening transom giving access to swim platform / tender garage with ELECTRIC mechanism /OPT
  • Tender (opt) can be 3,10m with inflatable bottom / (OPT)
  • Tender inflating/deflating electric pump (OPT)
  • Access to tender garage is from deck and transom
  • Access to steering system and (opt) autopilot
Rigging and Sails
  • Mast: Anodized aluminium with 2 levels of swept spreaders
  • Rigging: 9/10 fractional
  • Mast stepping: On deck
  • Lights: Anchor and steaming lights and deck flood (LED)
  • Topping lift: Boom topping lift cleats.
  • Boom: Anodized aluminium equipped for 2 continuous reefs.
  • Furler: Manual roller furling genoa system (FACNOR).
  • Standing rigging: Continuous in stainless single-strand cable, chrome-plated bronze rigging screws, comprising: forestay, backstay bridle with twin rigging screws, inter and lower shrouds.
  • Backstay: double mechanically adjusted
  • Running rigging: “Running rigging in pre-stretched textile including: main and genoa halyards, boom topping lift, main and genoa sheets, 2 continuous reef lines, leech tensioner,
  • 1mainsheet car adjustments, furling line, downhaul tackle. (MAIN and JIB halyard in spectra)
  • Mainsail: 2 wide reef strips, with battens and bag.(Dacron)
  • Genoa: Furling genoa with UV-protection (Dacron)
Interior
  • Woodwork: Moabi finish with various massive wood parts. (Oak is an option) TEAK
  • Floors: Moabi laminate.
  • Doors: Fitted with twin-bolt anti-vibration locks, cabin doors can be blocked in the open position
  • Cushions: Saloon cushions and cabin mattresses fitted with removable covers.
  • Head-liner: Lined with wood.
  • Versions: 3 cab 2 showers/1WC , 4 cab 2 shower/1 WC, 5cab 2 showers/1WC
  • Hull: 8 hull windows
  • Coachroof, fixed: 5 fixed ports
  • Coachroof, opening: 3 opening ports with curtains 
  • Hatches: 11 deck hatches
  • Indirect lighting: Under ceiling
  • Lighting: Numerous spots and reading lights.
  • Courtesy light: Low-level lighting around saloon furniture
Companion Way
  • Companionway hatch: Sliding companionway hatch and door in plexiglas with stops and lock.
Sail Locker/Crew Cabin
  • Large lockable deck hatch T60 hatch
  • Steps: Curved wooden steps
  • Engine cover: Hinged wooden engine cover with gas struts.
  • Handrails: 2
  • Wine cellar: Wine cellar beneath floor in companionway

 

Saloon

  • Partially raised saloon position allows a front panoramic view.
  • Plenty of natural light and ventilation is guaranteed by the front, side fixed plexi and the hatches in the coachroof
  • Direct and indirect lights
  • Night courtesy light in the saloon,
  • Saloon : U-shaped banquette on port side (2.1 m )
  • Central banquette: Sliding, with raising back rest
  • Table: 3-function saloon table
  • L shaped relaxing sofa to starboard side

 

Galley

  • Configurations: the galley is located one step down forward of the saloon and it runs across the full beam of the boat
  • Worktop: ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin with wooden fiddle.
  • Sink: Stainless steel bowl sink in port module
  • Water: Hot and cold pumped water with brushed stainless single lever mixer tap.
  • Gas cooker: 3-burner gas cooker with oven and grill, on gimbals, with stainless hand rail in port side
  • Refrigerators: 130 lt front opening fridge Crockery storage: Dowels to retain crockery when heeling.
  • Freezer: 65 lt front opening fridge ( Std )
  • Stowage: various lockers
  • 220 V microwave oven: In stbd hull cubby-hole
  • Pump: Sea-water pump built-in under fl oor to stbd
  • Waste bin: Sort compartments, to port

 

Chart Table Plan 1 and 2

CHART TABLE (Plan 1)

  • Starboard chart table facing forward
  • Table with internal storage space for laptop and papers
  • 1 ceiling light, 1 reading light
  • Pivoting console: holding the instruments and electrical distribution panel
  • Instrument console: Instrument console in top locker
  • Radio: Radio/CD player with 2 speakers, MP3 compatible
  • Other: Electrical distribution panel, Plexiglas cover, outboard side

CHART TABLE (plan 2)

  • Starboard chart table facing aft
  • Table hinged to aft bulkhead pivoting forward
  • 1 ceiling light, 1 reading light
  • Pivoting console: holding the instruments and electrical distribution panel
  • Instrument console: Instrument console in top locker
  • Radio: Radio/CD player with 2 speakers, MP3 compatible
  • Other: Electrical distribution panel, Plexiglas cover, outboard side

 

Cabins/Heads
  • FWD CABIN (Front Centre bed plan 1)
    Double Berth: 200 Å~ 160 cm centred placed in the front bhd
  • Mattress: 10 cm thick foam mattress with washable cover.
  • 12 V /230 V socket
  • 4 opening hatches above the bed
  • Stowage: Side top lockers along side of hull.
  • 2 hanging lockers with shelves.
  • Below berth.
  • 2 tidy pockets
  • Access: To navigation instrument transducers

FWD HEAD (plan 1)

  • The owner cabin has an en suite toilette and a separated shower area
  • WC: Electric sea toilet + basin with single-lever mixer tap
  • Wash-basin: Polyester bowl with ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin top
  • Water: Hot and cold water, chrome-plated brass single-lever mixer tap and shower head.
  • Discharge: Direct, via an electric pump.
  • Mirror: Large mirror
  • Grating: ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin (std) or teak (std) •Ventilation:
  • Via deck panel or opening port.
  • Cupboards: Storage unit

 

FWD CABIN (Side bed plan 3)

  • Double Berth: 200 Å~ 160 cm located on port aft side in the maxi- mum beam
  • Mattress: 10 cm thick foam mattress with washable cover.
  • 12 V /230 V socket
  • 2 opening hatches above the bed
  • Stbd side with a sofa and a vanity with mirror
  • Stowage: Stbd side top lockers along side of hull.
  • 1 double door hanging lockers with shelves.
  • Below berth.
  • 2 tidy pockets
  • Access: To navigation instrument transducers

FWD CABIN (Island bed plan 4)

  • Double Berth: 200 Å~ 160 cm located on port side fwd with a double side access
  • Mattress: 10 cm thick foam mattress with washable cover.
  • 12 V /230 V socket
  • 2 opening hatches above the bed
  • Stbd side with a sofa and a vanity with mirror
  • Stowage: Stbd side top lockers along side of hull.
  • 1 double door hanging lockers with shelves.
  • Below berth.
  • 2 tidy pockets
  • Access: To navigation instrument transducers

FWD HEAD (plan 3,4)

  • The owner cabin has an en suite toilette and a shower located in the front part of the cabin
  • WC: Electric sea toilet on stbd side
  • Wash-basin: Polyester bowl with ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin top
  • Water: Hot and cold water, chrome-plated brass single-lever mixer tap and shower head.
  • Shower: separated area by a plexiglass door, located on port side with an automatic electric pump.
  • Mirror: Large mirror
  • Grating: ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin (std) or teak (option)
  • Ventilation: Via deck panel or opening port.
  • Cupboards: Storage unit

FWD CABIN (Double front cabin plan 2 Opt)

  • Split double bed
  • Mattress: 10 cm thick foam mattress with washable cover.
  • 12 V /230 V socket
  • 2 or 4 opening hatches above the bed per cabin
  • Stowage: Top lockers along side of hull.
  • 1 hanging lockers with shelves.
  • Access: To navigation instrument transducers

FWD HEAD (plan 2 Opt)

  • The two front cabins have an en suite toilette and a separated shower area
  • WC: Electric sea toilet + basin with single-lever mixer tap
  • Wash-basin: Polyester bowl with ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin top
  • Water: Hot and cold water, chrome-plated brass single-lever mixer tap and shower head.
  • Discharge: Direct, via an electric pump.
  • Mirror: Large mirror
  • Grating: ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin (std) or teak (option)
  • Ventilation: Via deck panel or opening port.

AFT CABINS (plan 1)

  • Berth: 198 x 195 cm approx.
  • Mattress: 10 cm thick foam mattress with washable cover.
  • Stowage: Hanging locker with shelves and top lockers along side of hull.
  • Ventilation and Natural Light: 3 openable hatches and 1 fixed hatches guarantees plenty of light
  • Artificial Light: general roof lights and 2 reading lights in each cabin
  • 12V & 230V electric outlets in each cabin
  • Technical area: Between aft berths.
  • Soundproofing: Double bulkhead provides acoustic and thermal insulation from adjoining engine compartment.

AFT HEADS (plan 1)

  • Access: both from saloon and cabin
  • WC: Manual sea toilet
  • Wash-basin: Wash-basin unit with basin in Corian.C synthetic resin.
  • Water: Hot and cold water, chrome-plated brass single-lever mixer tap and shower head.
  • Discharge: Direct shower discharge electric pump.
  • Cupboards: 1 high-level 2-door storage unit with mirror
  • Mirror: Large mirror
  • Grating: ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin (std) or teak (option)
  • Ventilation: Via deck opening port.
  • Other: Head to port and stbd. Separate shower to port

AFT CABINS (plan 2)

  • Berths: 2 X double bed cabin 198 x 195 cm and 1 X double cabin with one bed on top of the other.
  • Mattress: 10 cm thick foam mattress with washable cover.
  • Stowage: Hanging locker with shelves and top lockers along side of hull.
  • Ventilation and Natural Light: 3 openable hatches and 1 fixed hatches guarantees plenty of light
  • Artificial Light: general roof lights and 2 reading lights in each cabin
  • 12V & 230V electric outlets in each cabin

AFT HEAD (plan 2)

  • Access: both from saloon and port cabin
  • WC: Manual sea toilet
  • Wash-basin: Wash-basin unit with basin in Corian.C synthetic resin.
  • Water: Hot and cold water, chrome-plated brass single-lever mixer tap and shower head.
  • Shower: Separate shower to port
  • Discharge: Direct shower discharge electric pump.
  • Cupboards: 1 high-level 2-door storage unit with mirror
  • Mirror: Large mirror
  • Grating: ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin (std) or teak (option)
  • Ventilation: Via deck opening port.
STD Engine

  • Engine power: 110 hp (opt 150 hp)
  • Bow thruster(opt)
  • Transmission: Shaft-line with hydraulic V-drive reverse gear
  • Cooling system: Heat exchanger, anti-siphon valve.
  • Sea-water strainer: Sea-water strainer
  • Fuel tank: 2 tanks with gauge on electrical panel. 500lt
  • Fuel filter, water separator
  • Shut-off valve: fuel shut-off valve on each tank with selection system.
  • Control panel: Engine control panel with hours meter, engine stop and tachometer.
  • Alternator: Alternator with battery isolator.
  • Ventilation: Ventilation with 3 natural inlets and electric mechanical extract.
  • Bilge: Separate engine bilge.
  • Access: Access to the engine from front and both sides.
  • 4-blade folding propeller
  • Insulation: Carefully-designed foam acoustic and thermal insulation.

 

Plumbing

  • Water tanks: 2 polyethylene water tanks with inspection holes and electric gauges 680lt capacity
  • Electric bilge pump: With strainer, controlled from electrical distri- bution panel
  • Manual bilge pump: Operated from cockpit.
  • Bilge sump: Sump built into keel, access to strainer 
  • Hot water: Water-heater via heat-exchanger
  • Hot water tank: Pressurized water pump unit 50lt. 
  • Shower waste: Electric shower pump

 

Electricity

  • Circuit:12 V
  • Distribution panel: 18 functions with circuit-breakers, voltmeter 12V / 220V
  • Socket: 12 V on electrical distribution panel.
  • Isolator: 1 per set of batteries ( Descente )
  • 12V / 60 Ah battery charger
  • 12V / 220 V - 2000W inverter OPT
  • 12V & 220V electric outlets in galley, chart table and each cabin
  • Engine Battery = 140 Ah
  • Service Batteries = 3 * 140 Ah

 

Miscellaneous

 

  • Winch handles: 2 winch handles with bin.
  • Owner’s pack: Owner’s pack with Owner’s Manual.
  • Earthing: Rigging grounded.

 

Main Factory Fitted Options

  • Forepeak conversion into skipper’s cabin • shallow draft (2.2m).
  • Spinnaker/gennaker gear.
  • Sails on quotation.
  • Electrical in mast furling.
  • Carbon fibre longer mast with rod rigging. • Lacquered mast and boom.
  • Carbon fibre V boom.
  • Carbon fibre steering wheels.
  • Staysail rig and equipment.
  • Cockpit bimini.
  • Cockpit cushions and sunbathing mattress. • Gori folding prop with “overdrive”.
  • Gangway.
  • Navigation instruments.
  • Gas / electric stove and oven.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Extra refrigerators.
  • Wine cooler.
  • Water maker.
  • Dishwasher.
  • Washer dryer.
  • Built in HI FI/ TV / Video equipment.
  • Built in safe.

 

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