Dufour 56

Comfort and performance

Dufour 56

Ocean-Going Excellence

A classically sophisticated powerhouse, the Dufour 56 was designed to make dreams of offshore sailing a reality. If the high-seas are calling, the fast and sea-worthy 56 will take you there with ease, comfort and unmatched head-turning style.
In all conditions, the Dufour 56 will be your true bastiona powerful, safe and easy-to-maneuver sailboat that’s fully equipped for full-on adventure. Designed by Italian architect Umberto Felci, the 56 has a distinctive look that sets her apart from the crowd with a fixed sprit, generous beam and classic lines.
Take the helm and experience a thrilling sailing emotion like never before.


Supreme Comfort at Sea

The Dufour 56 yacht’s thoughtful and innovative hull and deck plans are revamped to perfect balance and performance, while masterfully crafting an elevated on-deck experience with amenities and quality more often associated with larger yachts.
The expansive cockpit and wide table with refrigerator are perfect for hosting your guests in absolute outdoor comfort. The bench seats feature thick, cushioned upholstery with the back and armrests of a lounger. The rear seats and roof have been fitted with cushioned lounge areas, perfect for sunbathing. The large fold-down swim platform is easily accessed by lifting the rear seat, which also serves nicely as a protective element for the helmsman. Once moored, the rear locker lid can be raised to reveal one of Dufour’s hallmark features – an aft outdoor galley complete with sink, grill and counter space.


Art in Living

Inside, the Dufour 56 sets a new standard for onboard luxury and comfort with a sophisticated design, spacious feel and high-end features. Fine craftsmanship is evident in the woodwork and finishes throughout and the saloon is flooded with natural light from the both side windows and wide overhead skylights. A large L-shaped seating area with an oversized settee offers ample seating at the dining table, as well as comfort for lounging and entertaining. The Dufour signature forward galley will delight the gourmand with its efficient use of space.
The Dufour 56 is available in 5 layouts, all featuring the forward galley. Choose form 3-, 4-, or 5-cabins, and choice of owner cabin configuration.



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Technical details

Felci Yacht Design
Overall Length
17.2 m / 56.43 ft
Hull Length
16.5 m / 54.13 ft
5.05 m / 16.57 ft
17625 kg / 38856.43 lb
Deep Draft
2.5 m / 8.2 ft
Shallow Draft
2.2000000000000002 m / 7.22 ft
Sail Area Upwind
141 m2 / 1517.16 ft2
Engines standard
110 hp / 111.53 cv
Engines optional
150 hp / 152.08 cv
Fuel Tank Capacity
500 l / 132.09 gal
Water Tank Capacity
680 l / 179.64 gal
Dufour 56

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