Dufour 455 Grand Large


Dufour 455 Grand Large


  • Built 2007 by Dufour Yachts in GRP hull & deck. Felci/Roseo designs
  • GRP deck made by infusion process (DAT®) with non-skid.
  • Grand Cruising Pack. Deep lead keel with long mast.
  • Full teak decks, cockpit, seating and bathing platform.
  • Teak trimmed capping rail.
  • Custom-made S/steel tube railing all round
  • Foc’sle / sail-locker with dedicated fore-deck access & lock and deck-wash
  • Coppercoat Antifouling (10 year life) re-applied 2015
  • All through-hull fittings replaced with marine grade bronze fittings (2015)
  • Highly-customized boat into a real blue-water cruiser.
  • Year2007
  • BuilderDufour Yachts (France)
  • Hull MaterialGRP
  • LocationMalta
  • Contact phone+356 99691169
  • Contact emailinfo@maltayachting.com.mt
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Additional Specs & Equipments

  • FlagMalta
  • Tax StatusVAT Paid
  • Keel TypeFin Keel
  • Rig TypeSloop


  • LOA13.70 M
  • Beam4.30 M
  • Draft2.20 M
  • Displacement10,500 kgs


  • Engines MakeVolvo Penta
  • Engines No x Power1 x 75 HP
  • Engine ModelD2-75
  • Engine TypeInboard
  • Fuel TypeDiesel
  • Engine Year2007
  • Engine Hrs2870
  • AdditionalRetractable MaxPower Compact/Retract Bowthruster


  • Drive TypeSail drive
  • Propeller Type4 -blade Volvo bronze folding prop


  • Fuel Tanks250 ltrs
  • Water Tanks530 ltrs
  • Holding Tanks45 ltrs


  • Cabins3
  • Berths6+2
  • Heads2
  • Showers2
  • Saloon Berths2

Rigging & Deck Gear

  • 9/10th Fractional Sloop rig with furler headstay
  • Anodised aluminium long mast with double back-swept spreaders
  • Split backstay for easy transom access
  • Removable inner forestay with Pelican hook & tensioner
  • Additional halyard for storm jib on inner forestay
  • 1 x 19 s/steel wire standing rigging
  • Dual cars on each Genoa track to allow un-restricted storm jib use
  • Pre-stretched running rigging
  • Rigid boom-vang with lines lead aft to cockpit
  • Lazy bag & lazy jacks
  • Leather padding for mast spreaders


  • 2 x 53 STE 2-speed HARKEN electric Genoa winches
  • 2 x 44 STE 2-speed HARKEN electric halyard/reef winches


  • Tri-Optimal Fully battened Mainsail [Elvstrom, Hydranet]
  • Tri-Optimal 140% Furling Genoa [Elvstrom, Hydranet]
  • Storm Jib w/banana bag [Elvstrom, Hydranet]
  • Stromer Cruising Chute w/sock[Elvstrom, Nylon]
  • All sails regularly valeted. Last service Oct 2018

Electrical Equipment

  • 12v / 220v including shore supply & cable
  • 60 Amph Auto Battery Charger
  • 1 x Varta Dynamic starter battery [new, 2014]
  • 4 x Varta Pro 105AH domestic batteries [new, 2014]
  • 2 x Optima 55Ah bowthruster batteries [new, 2014]
  • MasterVolt III dual bank battery charge monitor [new, 2014]
  • Fuel & Water Tank Monitors
  • 12v cigarette lighter socket in cockpit
  • WAECO 1,500W Pure Sine Wave inverter
  • 2 x 100W Solar panels (2013); MPPT charge controller (2015)
  • 4.6 kVA HFL Mariner Genset with new acoustic sound suppression 2014
  • Engine hrs: 671 [August, 2019]. Last serviced 2019 [60 hrs run]
  • New starter motor 2018

Domestic / Internal Equipment

  • Cruisair DOMETIC Turbo reverse-cycle A/C units: 1x 16,000 BTU fwd cabin & saloon [new 2017], 1x 10,000 BTU aft cabins
  • Seafresh H204A Water maker 60ltrs/hr
  • Hot/Cold pressure water system
  • Jabsco electric toilet in aft heads, manual toilet in fwd heads
  • 3-burner gimballed cooker with oven and grill
  • 12v top-loading fridge (150 L) new electronic controller 2018
  • 12v top-loading freezer (90 L) new electronic controller 2018
  • Bosch 800W Microwave Oven
  • Pioneer Radio/DVD/CD/MP3 player w/saloon & deck speakers (2015)
  • 26” Samsung LCD TV with built-in TNT decoder
  • Glomex Omni-drectional TV antenna with booster (2015)
  • Cockpit shower [hot/cold]
  • Dufour-design blue suede effect cushions in saloon
  • Dufour dinning crockery set
  • Roller blinds for deck hatches
  • Courtesy LED blue lights in saloon
  • Laminated teak & holy flooring in excellent condition.


  • Large island bed in master cabin with shaped memory foam mattress topper
  • Air Conditioning to forward berth (18,000 BTU, split with saloon)
  • Cooling fan
  • Large stowage space under forward berth
  • Settees to the outboard side of forward berth
  • Hanging locker and clothes stowage p/s
  • En-suite heads with wash basin, sea toilet and enclosed shower cubicle
  • U-shaped settee to stb with central fixed settee housing stowage compartment
  • Mood lighting (blue) & Mood lighting port & stb (warm white)
  • Air Conditioning to saloon (18,000 BTU, split with fwd cabin)
  • Book shelving & storage lockers
  • Dinette convertible to double berth
  • Longitudinal galley to port with large Corian worktop surfaces
  • Double stainless steel sink with Corian covers
  • Cooling fan
  • Storage cupboards
  • Chart table and NAV station to stb abaft, stowage below seat
  • Angled instrument console & large chart table
  • Hanging locker for oilskins aft of chart table seat
  • Custom storage compartments below central floorboards
  • AFT QUARTERS: mirror double berth aft cabins p/s
  • Large double berths with hanging locker and clothes stowage
  • Cooling fans in each cabin
  • Aft heads to port (en-suite with port cabin), wash basin, electric toilet & shower
  • Air Conditioning to port aft berth (10,000 BTU, split with stb aft berth)
  • FOC’SLE:
  • Foc’sle on fore deck for sails, tender & fenders storage, deck-wash

Navigation Equipment

  • RAYMARINE fully integrated Lighthouse™ Interfaced Navigation System (2015)
  • RAYMARINE E95 Colour Multi Function Display, with RADAR & AIS overlay (2015)
  • Navionics Central Med Platinum electronic chart (2015)
  • RAYMARINE Evolution Sail Autopilot with course, NAV, wind, auto-tack, auto-jibe, MOB modes (2015)
  • RAYMARINE RD418D HD Radar Radome (2015)
  • RAYMARINE 5 x i70 Graphic Colour Instrument Displays/Repeaters (one to chart table station), Display Wind, Depth, Environment, Pilot, AIS, NAV (2015)
  • RAYMARINE Ray 50 DSC VHF (2015)
  • RAYMARINE RS130 GPS Antenna (2015)
  • RAYMARINE Network switch for slave PC at chart table
  • True Heading CTRX Graphene+ AIS integrated with plotter & i70 displays (2015)
  • Furuno Navtex NX (2015)
  • Depth, Speed, Wind Transducers (all new 2015)
  • VHF loudspeaker in cockpit
  • VION Meteo Station

Safety Equipment

Complete offshore safety pack including:
  • PLASTIMO 6-man offshore liferaft in canister with Hanmar hydro-static release (serviced to 06/2021)
  • 6 x Automatic Life-Jackets with harness (serviced to 06/2020)
  • Safety Jack Lines on side-decks
  • Offshore safety flares (valid to 02/2023)
  • OCEAN SIGNAL EPIRB1 auto w/GPS (new 2019)
  • JonBuoy Danbuoy (new 2019)
  • Horseshoe buoy w/floating light
  • MOB sling
  • 3 x Fire Extinguishers down-below, fire blanket
  • Auto fire-extinguishers to engine and genset compartments
  • Manual + Automatic Electric Bilge Pumps
  • Radar reflector

Miscellaneous Inventory

  • QUICK 1400W Electric windlass c/w double bow-roller re-done 2018
  • QUICK Wireless Remote Controller
  • 25 kg Delta anchor with upgraded 60M chain & 20M warp
  • Fortress Kedge Anchor
  • 2 x snubber lines for anchor
  • 2 x S/Steel custom Davits to fit tender in sail-away position
  • S/Steel outboard davit/crane on transom
  • Promax 280 rollup tender (new 2015) in storage
  • Yamaha 2.5 HP outboard
  • NV Equipment Sprayhood with handrail
  • NV Equipment Bimini Top with roll-up cover & zip-on aft sun-screens
  • NV Equipment Cockpit Cushions
  • Blue leather-covered steering wheels
  • Lifeline side gates (p/s)
  • Modified folding swimming ladder
  • s/steel bow protection
  • NEMO 2.3M Alu Passarelle (light & folding)
  • Deck Projector Light
  • Holding Tank deck pump-out access
  • Full set of covers for cockpit table, steering wheels & winches
  • Fenders, boat hook, sundry spares & deck ware

Broker Remarks

One of the most popular models from the Dufour Grand’ Large range of family-cruising boats, the Dufour 455 offers very generous volumes both on & below deck, with all the comfort features & sailing performance expected from blending a reputed Italian designer & a renown French boat builder.   Meticulously maintained by all her very careful owners (currently, an airline captain with extensive technical background), “Vagabond” has been out-fitted for comfortable & safe blue-water passages with all-round safety being paramount; after six years of fabulous sailing and many sea miles, the owners are now moving on to new adventures and offer their pride and joy to the next fortunate owner - confident that they too will enjoy the exceptional comfort, sophistication and sea-worthiness that Vagabond bestows. She been thoroughly and extensively serviced, maintained & upgraded in recent months/years. Must be seen to be appreciated!


Whilst every care has been taken to ensure accuracy of these details, they are only given in good faith and should not constitute part of an agreement unless specifically agreed. A prospective buyer should instruct their representative to verify this information to their satisfaction.

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