Co Mayo Ireland|
Designed by Jean-Luis Noir. Quite rare. Built from 1980 to 1983.
Prototype Dufour T7 came 3rd of fleet of 55 in the 1979 Mini Transat Race
Fast in comparison to other boats of similar size
Perfect Trailer Sailer. Can be towed by a normal car.
Well balanced rig, fast, tacks well and heaves to as necessary
Self-tacking jib for easy single-handed sailing
Tiller with jam cleat for temporary self-steering
Secure, self-draining central cockpit keeps all the weight centred and makes for smoother motion through the sea, and with control of raising/lowering sails from here
Engine well centred in cockpit forward of rudder for best propulsion. Engine can be raised in situ or removed and stowed in large cockpit locker.
Designed so that she can dry out flat with no projections below water line and no need for support legs
Lifting Keel (gybing centreboard) and rudder
Both rudder and centreboard will pivot and kick up if anything is struck.
Internal iron ballast amidships keeping centre of gravity low.
Flat, reinforced bottom to take the ground, with double sacrificial layer of gelcoat. Sits upright on sand or mud.
Sits flat and balanced on trailer. Towed to the Shannon 2016. Cruised from Lower Erne to Killaloe before returning to Clew Bay.
Floats in 30cm water with centreboard up.
Mast can be raised and lowered singlehanded using (bespoke) gin pole
Stern boarding ladder for safety
Main and separate aft cabins allow for flexible arrangements for sleeping, stowing, cooking etc. 1.8m headroom in saloon.
Cockpit tent (included) can be erected to cover the space between cabins.
|Vessel type:||Sailer Trailer yacht|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Yamaha 4 stroke|
|Fuel type:||Petrol (Gas)|
|Length over all:||7m|
|Length at waterline:||6.17m|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
2 berths in aft cabin
2 berths in main cabin
The starboard stainless steel pulpit was damaged last year and is now undergoing professional repair.
Yamaha 4hp 4 stroke long shaft outboard with 12l petrol tank
“Habitent” Cockpit tent
Sprayhood and dodgers
Full set of original cushions with Dufour logo
Small inflatable dinghy, paddles and pump
New boom “stack pack” (Horizon Sails) with lazy jacks. Mainsail raised and lowered with ease into this and cover zipped closed.
Anchor, chain and rope in bow chain locker
Stern anchor on Swedish “Ankaroline” mooring line.
2 way M-Tech Radio and antenna
Nasa Marine Depth sounder
Warps, sheets and rigging
Portaloo in compartment
Led masthead navigation lights
3 x Jib Sails and 1 x Mainsail
Trailer, galvanised, 2 wheels. Wheels and axle replaced 2015.
Yahama 4 stroke 4hp long shaft outboard with external petrol tank
Sail area 22m2 with jib and main.
3 Slab reefing points in mainsail.
Mainsail fitted with new "stack pack" and lazy jack system which allows for sail to drop straight into the bag which can then be zipped closed.
Stern boarding ladder