Dufour 520 Grand Large

Comfort and elegance combined with a practical monohull layout and great sailing performance make the Dufour brand a sought-after charter vessel among sailing enthusiasts. The new 520 Grand Large has the style and innovation that places it at the forefront of the international charter market.

For charterers wanting to go places on a sailing holiday, the Dufour 520 Grand Large is a fabulous addition to the range. Designed to perform under sail and provide maximum comfort along the way, this boat meets the needs of yachting purists as well as family and friends whose priority is a fun and memorable sailboat experience. It's sure to be a fantastic time afloat, with accommodation fitted out to the highest standard and a roomy, highly functional cockpit that enables everyone to gather round to enjoy the sailing and relaxing together. 

The 520's helm station is equipped with a functional pod console from which to effortlessly navigate the boat, which is rigged with a battened furling main and roller genoa, all set up for ease of handling. 

The Dufour 520 can accommodate up to 12 people in a combination of double and bunk single berths, and has three bathrooms. Fully air-conditioned and fitted with all the galley appliances and on-board accessories expected of the modern bareboat charter yacht.  

Specifications for Dufour 520 Grand Large

  • Cruising Regions: Caribbean, South Pacific, British Virgin Islands, Antigua & Barbuda, Grenada, Croatia, Southern Dalmatian Islands, Kornati Islands & Zadar, Istria & Northern Adriatic, Tahiti
  • Guests (Maximum): 12
  • Guests (Recommended): 10
  • Cabins: 4 double, one twin bunk
  • Berths: 10
  • Saloon Berths: one convertible double
  • Heads: 3
  • Showers: 2
  • Equipment: Swim platform & ladder, bimini, cockpit speakers, cockpit shower, dinghy & outboard, GPS, auto pilot, aircon, refrigerator
  • Length: 50', 15.2m
  • Beam: 15.75', 4.8m
  • Draft: 7.5', 2.3m
  • Engines: 75HP
  • Water Capacity: 720 l, 190 g
Dufour 520 accommodation 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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