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Dufour 56

1994
Designer
Philippe Harlé
Mortain & Mavrikios
Builder
Dufour Yachts
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
56.00 ft / 17.07 m
Waterline Length
54.75 ft / 16.69 m
Beam
15.83 ft / 4.82 m
Draft
8.00 ft / 2.44 m
Displacement
38,500 lb / 17,463 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
?
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.
?

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo
Model
?
HP
100
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
9.92 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
104.73
light
Comfort Ratio
27.06
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.88
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Available with center or aft cockpit.


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