Dufour 385 Grand Large - Papalana - $168,000

Papalana is a single owner 2009 Dufour Grand Large 385 now for sale with YOTI.

Dufour yachts have a strong reputation for being respected well crafted cruising yachts. The builder has a philosophy that stresses a combination of performance and comfort under all manner of weather conditions. Dufour have successfully built speedy cruising yachts for almost 60 years. The 385's under body, with its fin keel with bulb and fine entry, combines speed and stability with fingertip control.

The twin wheels and drop down transom seat give a modern, large capacity, walk-though cockpit. The genoa winches are importantly easily reached via each helm. Instruments are by Raymarine and include auto-pilot, chart plotter plus a new Icom HF radio in just 2019.

Accommodation is seriously focussed to modern sailors needs - two good sized cabins (the master forward is very generous) plus a practical storage 'shed' to port with custom cupboards and cabinetry. An impressive sized head with separate shower stall sits to port and includes internal access to the storage cabin. The large in-line galley includes large refrigeration and lots of working space.

Papalana would suit those seeking some proper boat building quality combined with just enough real wood plus all those modern features that we all like to see. Her current owner has purchased a larger Dufour Yacht with friends which confirms his absolute satisfaction the brand.

Contact Peter for further details and to arrange inspection in Williamstown, Victoria.

Price $168,000 AUD
Price Base $168,000
Brand Dufour
Length 38.00 Feet
Year 2009
Category Yacht and Sail Boats
Hull Type GRP
Hull Style Single
Power Type Sail
Type Of Sales Dealer
Engine Make Volvo D2-40F
Engine Type Diesel 38Hp
Condition Used
State Victoria
Stock Number Papalana
Designer Umberto Felci
Builder Dufour Yachts, France
Water (Potable) Capacity (l) Polyethylene tank 320
Hull Construction Material Hand laminated GRP. NPG gelcoat with first layer of cloth impregnated with NPG resin forming an optimum barrier against osmosis.
Hull Type Monohull
Deck Construction Material PVC sandwich, moulded by Injection process for significant weight saving and excellent finish. Full teak decks.
Length (feet) 38' 5"
Length (m) 11.72 m
Beam/Width (m) 3.93 m
Draft (m) 1.95 m
Keel/Ballast Swept back fin with bulb.
Engine Notes Last serviced Feb 2019.
Engine Hours 850 approx.
Horse Power (hp) 38Hp (upgraded from 28Hp)
Number of Batteries 1 x engine batteries (new 2018), 2 x house batteries.
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 160 l
Propeller Slipstream S/S 2 blade folding (approx 5 years old).
Steering System Twin wheel steering. S/S wheels.
Accomodation Notes Two cabin layout. Large forward owners with pullman double berth. 'U' shaped saloon seating (converts to additional double berth) opposite large in-line galley. Double aft cabin to starboard. Forward facing nav station. Enclosed head and shower to port forward of large storage garage with custom shelving accessible both via head and cockpit. Joinery in Mahogany.
Number of Berths 4 + 2.
Number of Showers Internal + deck shower (both H&C).
Shower Type Pressurised H&C water system heated both via shore power and engine.
Number of Toilets Jabsco marine toilet with holding tank.
Stove Gas stove and oven.
Refrigeration Large top opening fridge.
Number of Sinks Double S/S sink.
Entertainment and Appliances Notes VDO CD stereo.
Anchor / Winch 'Quick' electric anchor winch. Plough anchor with 60m chain. Spare plough anchor 28m chain + warp.
Bilge Pump Electric and manual bilge pumps.
Deck Gear Traveller on coachroof. Genoa slide tracks with cars. Harken 2Sp ST genoa winches easily reached by helms. Spinlock rope clutches.
Mast/Rigging Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Double swept back spreaders. Spinnaker pole on mast slide track. S/S standing rigging. Removable factory fitted inner-forestay.
Sail Inventory Elvstrom Dacron mainsail. Elvstrom Dacron Genoa. Doyle Staysail on inner forestay. Symmetrical spinnaker with running gear and pole on slide track. Storm jib. Facnor furler.
Electrics Interior lighting throughout. Nav lights.
Electronics Navigation GPS and Raymarine C80 chart plotter at helm. Raymarine ST60 Tridata (port helm). Raymarine ST60+ Wind (port helm). Raymarine ST6002 Auto-pilot (controller at stbd helm). Plastimo compasses at each helm.
Safety Gear Life raft (due service, last service Nov 2018). Recent Cat 5 safety. Horseshoe float, fire blanket x 2, fire extinguisher (large), 2 x torches, basic first aid kit, foghorn, emergency tiller, bucket, life ring, Burke retriever float.
Covers Spray dodger. Awning. Boom bag with lazy jacks.
Radio Raymarine VHF with DSC and Icom HF M801 radio (HF radio new 2019 approx).
Remarks Teak cockpit table with S/S grab bar. Jerry can. 8 x fenders, mooring lines. Gas bottle. Shore power lead. Dufour cutlery and crockery. Basic tool kit. Engine spares. Fold down transom seating allowing walk-through cockpit access.
Vessel Name Papalana
Anti-foul Anti-fouled June 2020. Sail drive seal replaced 2019.