Dufour 512

Dufour yachts are becoming increasingly popular as the holiday charter monohull of choice. The Dufour 512 is a revamped version of the successful 500 model, a 50-footer that marries luxury equipment with remarkable sailing performance. A modern, sophisticated sailboat with absolute comfort and beautiful lines.

With its ergonomic layout, completely redesigned galley and bright cosy atmosphere, the Dufour 512 benefits from all the innovations and new functionalities equipping the latest models from this forward-thinking boatyard. Offering outstanding reliability and ease of handling, the Dufour 512 promises fun and excitement in all holiday sailing situations. 

The Dufour 512 has a sophisticated design incorporating pure and long lines taking sailboat cruising to whole a new level. This design combined with the innovative equipment aboard set this craft apart from other yachts in its category. 

Specifications for Dufour 512

  • Cruising Regions: Mediterranean, Balearic Islands (Spain), France , Corsica, Riviera (Côte d'Azur), Italy, Sardinia, Sicily & Aeolian Islands, Gulf of Naples, Amalfi Coast & Cilento Coast, Croatia, Southern Dalmatian Islands, Kornati Islands & Zadar, Istria & Northern Adriatic, Greece, Ionian Islands, Saronic Gulf, Cyclades, Dodecanese, Sporades
  • Guests (Maximum): 10
  • Guests (Recommended): 10
  • Cabins: 5
  • Berths: 10
  • Heads: 3
  • Showers: 3
  • Equipment: Roller mainsail & genoa, bimini, cockpit fridge, speakers & table, electric anchor windlass, dinghy, outboard engine, swim platform & ladder, GPS plotter, auto pilot, nav. & weather instruments, VHF, radio, inverter, galley refrigerator.
    Equipment on specific boats may vary. Ask us for more information on equipment available on boats in the destination you choose.
  • Length: 50', 15.2m
  • Beam: 15.75', 4.8m
  • Draft: 7.5', 2.3m
  • Engines: 75hp
  • Water Capacity: 720 l, 190 g
Dufour 512 5-cabin layout

This boat can be chartered bareboat, skippered by you our client with one of your party as first mate. Or you may wish to leave responsibility for the boat to someone else, by engaging your own skipper and/or crew. We call that "crewed bareboat", and we can arrange that for you too!

At Sail Connections we have access to a pool of contract skippers and crew, and we can chose individuals to suit the dynamics of your charter party. They will navigate you safely between places of interest, and provide excellent guide services along the way, introducing you to local customs, attractions and sites that you might otherwise miss out on experiencing.

If you have special recreational interests your crew will advise on where to go and how to get involved. Their local networks let them know what's happening in your destination, and importantly they have insider info on where to get the best fresh produce from land and sea!

Talk to us about the cost of crewed bareboat. We can quote your bareboat with and without paid crew, and on a partially or fully crewed basis. We can also arrange full advance provisioning of the boat if required. Your contract is directly with the skipper through the charter operator. 

When enquiring about this boat, please ask us about a paid crew, and we can discuss all the benefits in more detail.

"The highlight of our Croatia charter was actually having a skipper who could make berthing arrangements at each place we visited. Toni was fantastic. He would also make restaurant recommendations and bookings as well. He took the stress of decision-making away which meant we had a much better experience at each island we visited. Everything flowed!"

Janine, New ZealandJuly 2016

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