Cruising Boat of the Year!!!PURE ELEGANCE
The Dufour 560 Grand Large 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 GL 560 delivers a striking visual statement.
Very balanced hull shape, with powerful aft sections, low wetted surface area and a very effective set of appendages (keel & rudder). The high ballast ratio and increased form stability of the hull enables the boat to support a powerful sailplan without sacrificing cruising comfort and safety. The sail plan has been designed to guarantee maximum performance with minimum effort. The fixed bowsprit, the self tacking jib and the boom inclined forward are all examples of a sail plan that makes handling easy.
Hull: Composite sandwich hand-laminated polyester.PVC panels are vacuum-bonded for better adhesion to laminate.Structure: Hull bottom counter-moulded, floors laminated into theGelcoat: NPG gelcoat with first mat impregnated with NPG resin forming an optimum barrier against osmosis.Decoration: Grey for waterline and decoration lineDeck: Sandwich with injected PVC foam coreBallast: 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.Rudder quadrant: Stainless steel cables and quadrant 610 mmNon-slip deck surface: Non-slip structured deck surface.
Mooring: 1400W electrical windlass (LEWMAR ) fixed stainless steel anchor arm (32kg delta anchor and 100mt chain OPT)LED navigation light and tri-color mast head lightBow pulpits: Stainless, opening for easy access and for spinnaker handlingStern pulpits: Jackstaff bracket, navigation light, and opening lifelines with hook.Stanchions: With 2 rows of life-lines, one opening gate each side.Mooring cleat: 6, aluminium.(SIZE)Chainplates: 2 backstay chainplates, external side deck chainplatesFuel deck fillers: 2Water deck fillers: 3Safety gear: Safety harness padeye in cockpit floor and wood hand rail along coachroofMainsheet tracks: On coachroof with adjusting car (2440 mm). STDGenoa tracks: 2 genoa sheet tracks, plunger-adjustable low-lead carsGenoa self tacking trackThrough-deck fitting: Stainless swan-neck for electrical and electronic cablesDeck organizers: 2 deck 4-sheave organizers for halyard, sheet and reef line returns.Halyard winches: 2 halyard winches (T 55 LEWMAR) on coachroof.Mainsail halyard side winch ELECTRICALPrimary winches: 2 genoa sheet winches (T55 LEWMAR) at helm positionsJamcleats: 2 rows of jamcleats port / starboard level with the companionwayFurler line jamcleats: 1 at aft end of sidedeckHatch covers: Sliding companionway hatch in Plexiglas.Flush deck hatches: 5 X T60 + 6 X T20 flush hatches on deck (LEWMAR)SprayhoodCockpit 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 structureCockpit table Storage: storage spaceHandrail: Stainless, on cockpit table + 1 in each steering columnShower: Hot and cold water in aft central sectionShore supply: Stbd helm positionBathing ladder: Foldaway stainless bathing ladder.Engine controls: At starboard helm positionCompasses: 2 on columnsGas locker: Under port helmsman’s seatBIB locker: Under floorEmergency tiller: A stainless tiller with deck plate for access
Large lockable deck hatch T60 hatchLadder, handrailsBow thruster accessChain locker and windlass accessAs an option, the forepeak can be fitted as a 1 or 2 person crew cabin
Opening transom giving access to swim platform / tender garage with ELECTRIC mechanism (Optional)Access to tender garage is from deck and transomAccess to steering system
Rigging & Sails
Mast: Anodized aluminum with 2 levels of swept spreaders, in-mast mainsail furlingRigging: 9/10 fractionalMast stepping: On deckLights: Anchor and steaming lights and deck flood (LED)Topping lift: Boom topping lift cleats.Boom: Anodized aluminum 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 adjustedRunning rigging: 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: Furling mainsail (Dacron)Genoa: Furling genoa with UV-protection (Dacron)
Woodwork: Oak finish with various massive wood parts. Floors: Oak laminate.Doors: Fitted with twin-bolt anti-vibration locks, cabin doors can be blocked in the open positionCushions: Saloon cushions and cabin mattresses fitted with removable covers.Head-liner: Lined with wood.Version: 3 cabin / 3 headHull: 8 hull windowsCoachroof, fixed: 5 fixed portsCoachroof, opening: 3 opening ports with curtainsHatches: 11 deck hatchesIndirect lighting: Under ceilingLighting: Numerous spots and reading lights.Courtesy light: Low-level lighting around saloon furniture
Companionway hatch: Sliding companionway hatch and door in plexiglas with stops and lock.Steps: Curved wooden stepsEngine cover: Hinged wooden engine cover with gas struts.Handrails: 2Wine cellar: Wine cellar beneath floor in companionway
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 coachroofDirect and indirect lightingNight courtesy light in the saloon,Saloon : U-shaped seating on port sideCentral seating: Sliding, with raising back restTable: 3-function saloon tableL shaped relaxing sofa to starboard side
Configurations: the galley is located one step down forward of the saloon and runs across the full beam of the boatWorktop: ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin with wooden fiddle.Sink: Stainless steel bowl sink in port moduleWater: 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 sideRefrigerators: 4.5 ft/cu front opening fridge Crockery storage: Dowels to retain crockery when heeling.Freezer: 2.25 ft/cu front openingStowage: various lockersMicrowave oven: In stbd hull cubby-holePump: Sea-water pump built-in under floor to stbdWaste bin: Sort compartments, to port
Table with internal storage space for laptop and papers1 ceiling light, 1 reading lightPivoting console: holding the instruments and electrical distribution panelInstrument console: Instrument console in top lockerRadio: Radio/CD player with 2 speakers, MP3 compatibleOther: Electrical distribution panel, Plexiglas cover, outboard side
Double Berth: located on port side forward with a double side accessMattress: 5 inch thick foam mattress with washable cover.12 V /110 V socket2 opening hatches above the bedStbd side with a sofa and a vanity with mirrorStowage: Stbd side top lockers along side of hull. 1 double door hanging lockers with shelves. Below berth. 2 tidy pocketsAccess: To navigation instrument transducers
The owner cabin has an en suite toilette and a shower located in the front part of the cabinWC: Electric flush marine toilet on stbd sideWash-basin: Polyester bowl with ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin topWater: 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 mirrorGrating: ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin (std) or teak (option)Ventilation: Via deck panel or opening port.
Berth: Double berth each cabinMattress: 5in thick foam mattress with washable cover.Stowage: Hanging locker with shelves and top lockers along sideVentilation and Natural Light: 3 opening hatches and 1 fixed hatches guarantees plenty of lightArtificial Light: general roof lights and 2 reading lights in each cabin12V & 110V electric outlets in each cabinTechnical area: Between aft berths.Soundproofing: Double bulkhead provides acoustic and thermal insulation from adjoining engine compartment.
Access: both from saloon and cabinWC: Electric flush marine toiletsWash-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 mirrorMirror: Large mirrorGrating: ‘Corian.’ synthetic resin (std) or teak (option)Ventilation: Via deck opening port.Other: Head to port and stbd. Separate shower to port
Engine power: 150 hp VolvoTransmission: Shaft-line with hydraulic V-drive reverse gearCooling system: Heat exchanger, anti-siphon valve.Sea-water strainerFuel tank: 2 tanks with gauge on electrical panel. 132 galFuel filter, water separatorShut-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 mechanicalBilge: Separate engine bilge.Access: Access to the engine from front and both sides.4-blade folding propellerInsulation: Carefully-designed foam acoustic and thermal insulation.Retractable bow thruster
Water tanks: 2 polyethylene water tanks with inspection holes and electric gauges. 193gal capacityElectric bilge pump: With strainer, controlled from electrical distribution panelManual bilge pump: Operated from cockpit.Bilge sump: Sump built into keel, access to strainerHot water: Water-heater via heat-exchangerHot water tank: Pressurized water pump unitShower waste: Electric shower pump
Circuit:12 VDistribution panel: 18 functions with circuit-breakers, voltmeter 12V / 110VSocket: 12 V on electrical distribution panel.Isolator: 1 per set of batteries12V / 60 Ah battery charger12V / 110 V12V & 110V electric outlets in galley, chart table and each cabinEngine Battery = 140 AhService Batteries = 3 x 140 Ah
Included factory Options
Premium Version with oak interior3 Cabins / 3 Head version. Forward cabin with island bed layoutOak interior, clay Corion countertops, chocolate leather cushionsVolvo 150hp engine with folding propellerGenerator - Panda10000i, 2000 Watt InverterRetractable bow thrusterFurling mastElectric genoa winches, port and starboardAdditional spinnaker winches, port and starboardNatural teak on cockpit floor, bathing platform and roofStainless steel bow protectionLifeline gates port and starboardDouble windlass control with chain counterElectric opening bathing platform with wireless remoteCockpit seat cushions with backrest including sunpadSteering wheel and cockpit table coversSprayhood with handrailsDorade box, outboard engine bracketElectric wine cooler, espresso machine, freezerIntegrated gas grill in cockpit, Fridge integrated into cockpit tableBose audio system (saloon and cockpit)Electric toilets in headsRaymarine Electronics Pack: e125 Multifunction Display at Nav Table e95 Multifunction Display- one each helm, I70 display- one each helm, Autopilot P70 Controller with Lewmar rotative motor, Wireless Smart Controller, VHF
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