Dufour 500 Grand’ Large


Dufour 500 Grand’ Large


  • Built 2013 by Dufour Yachts in GRP hull & deck.
  • Grand Prix version with taller mast and deep keel
  • Teak on coachroof, cockpit & aft platform.
  • Retractable bowsprit. Fastnet steering wheels
  • Foc’sle / sail-locker with dedicated fore-deck access & lock
  • Integrated fold-away sunbed in portside cockpit seat
  • Electric opening transom platform with recessed gas ‘plancha’/BBQ station
  • Year2013
  • BuilderDufour Yachts
  • Hull MaterialGRP
  • LocationMalta
  • Contact phone+356 99691169
  • Contact emailinfo@maltayachting.com.mt
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Additional Specs & Equipments

  • FlagCzech
  • Tax StatusVAT paid
  • Keel TypeFin Keel
  • Rig TypeSloop


  • LOA15.10 M
  • Beam4.80 M
  • Draft2.30 M
  • Displacement15,2500


  • Engines MakeVolvo Penta
  • Engines No x Power1 x 75 HP
  • Engine ModelD2-75
  • Engine TypeInboard
  • Fuel TypeDiesel
  • Engine Year2013
  • Engine Hrs3290
  • AdditionalSidePower bow & stern thruster


  • Drive TypeSail drive
  • Propeller Type4-blade Volvo folding


  • Fuel Tanks500
  • Water Tanks720
  • Holding Tanks2 x 35


  • Cabins3
  • Berths6
  • Heads3
  • Showers3

Rigging & Deck Gear

  • Anodised aluminium long mast with double back-swept spreaders.
  • Fractional 9/10 rig with continuous 1x19 s/steel standing rigging
  • Grounded rigging system
  • Split-backstay allowing for easy transom access
  • SAILTEC Hydraulic backstay tensioner
  • Pre-stretched running rigging with Dynema halyards
  • Rigid boom vang [w/lines lead aft to cockpit]
  • Lazy Bag & Lazy Jacks (new 2019)
  • Side-gates life-lines
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker gear c/w retractable bowsprit
  • Manual (removable) furler for Code Zero with anti-torsion cable
  • German mainsheet system
  • Adjustable Genoa cars
  • 2 sets of cam-cleats for main furler, halyards, topping lift, boom vang


  • 1 x 45 STE  2-speed Lewmar electric winch on coachroof (port)
  • 1 x 45 ST 2-speed Lewmar manual winch on coachroof (stb)
  • 2 x 50 ST 2-speed Lewmar primary winches
  • 2 x 50 ST 2-speed Lewmar mainsheet winches


  • Fully-batten Mainsail offshore cruising [2013, hydranet  – Elvstrom]
  • Fully-batten Mainsail racing [2017, laminate – OneSails]
  • Furling 140% Genoa offshore cruising [2013, hydranet – Elvstrom]
  • Furling Genoa racing [2017, laminate – OneSails]
  • Storm Jib [2013, dacron – Elvstrom]
  • Cruising Gennaker [2017, nylon – OneSails]
  • Code Zero with furler [2017, nylon – OneSails]

Electrical Equipment

  • 12v / 220v including shore supply & mains
  • 4 x 140 Amph Varta Professional domestic batteries [new 2019]
  • 1 x 140 Amph Varta engine starter battery [new 2019]
  • 1 x   70 Amph genset sealed battery [new 2020]
  • 4 x 55 Amph Exide AGM batteries for bow & stern thrusters
  • CRISTEC CPS3 90A Auto Battery Charger
  • 2 x CRISTEC 24V/12A auto battery charger for thrusters
  • CRISTEC SOLO 12v/2000VA pure-sinus Inverter
  • Generator: 3.5 KVA Alpa genset in sound absorbing cocoon shield

Domestic / Internal Equipment

  • Hot / Cold Pressure Water System
  • 220VAC 40 Ltrs Quick boiler
  • Salt-water foot pump at galley
  • 2 x Jabsco Electric (fwd & aft port) & Manual Toilets (aft stb) Eno 3-burner cooker with oven and grill on gimbals
  • Microwave Oven
  • Recessed Nespresso coffee machine
  • 12v top-loading fridge (120 ltrs) at galley
  • 12v front-loading fridge (60 ltrs) at galley
  • 12v front-loading fridge (90 ltrs) at cockpit
  • 12v top-loading freezer (90 ltrs) in recessed under-floor compartment
  • Wine-cellar in recessed under-floor compartment
  • 19” Mobile flat-screen TV in saloon
  • BOSE Surround stereo system with int/ext speakers
  • Diesel Heating system
  • Portable Air-Conditioning unit
  • Cockpit shower on transom [hot/cold]
  • 12v socket at cockpit table
  • Dufour dinning crockery set & various glasses, plates & cups
  • Various kitchen utensils
  • OceanAir Roller blinds & Mosquito Nets for deck hatches
  • Courtesy LED blue lights in saloon at floor level
  • LED ceiling lighting in saloon and cabins
  • Convertible saloon table
  • Leather cream-coloured upholstery in saloon
  • Light oak interior


FWD QUARTERS: Large double berth (king-size island bed) and settee’s p/s Lots of stowage under berth, hanging lockers, shelves & cupboards FWD HEAD: En-suite master head with toilet, washbasin FWD SHOWER: En-suite with master cabin, with foldable plexi separation and wash-basin SALOON: Large U-shaped settee to port with sliding central seat, book shelving & storage cupboards. Under-floor compartments for dry storage. Wine cellar compartment NAV AREA: In saloon to stb abaft with innovative sliding chart table & seating GALLEY: fwd of saloon, Corian worktop surfaces, double sink, storage cupboards, fridge AFT QUARTERS: Double berth cabins p/s with lots of stowage and hanging lockers. Access to engine and genset compartments from both cabins. AFT HEADS: Starboard side with double access (en-suite to port aft cabin), toilet, washbasin and shower with electrical pump-out drain, holding tank Portside en-suite to port aft cabin

Navigation Equipment

fully-integrated navigation system:
  • RAYMARINE Evolution Autopilot with Lewmar rotary drive
  • RAYMARINE P70 autopilot control head display
  • RAYMARINE e95 GPS/Plotter at chart table
  • RAYMARINE e95 GPS/Plotter at stb helm station cockpit
  • RAYMARINE 18” Radar with 4kW Radome
  • RAYMARINE 650 AIS CLASS B Transceiver
  • 2 x RAYMARINE i70 multifunction displays at steering positions p/s
  • 1 x RAYMARINE i70 multifunction display at chart table
  • 3 x RAYMARINE Micronet Maxi Display’s at mast base
  • RAYMARINE Micronet Remote Control
  • RAYMARINE 49e DSC VHF main station at chart table
  • RAYMARINE VHF speaker in cockpit
  • Windex at mast top

Safety Equipment

  • 2 x 6-man Offshore Liferafts in soft pack [serviced 2021]
  • McMurdo Smartfinder EPIRB
  • Automatic Life-Jackets with harness & lifelines
  • Plastimo MOB buoy with sling
  • Horse-shoe buoy with floating light
  • Offshore safety flares pack
  • Automatic Electric Bilge Pump [with manual over-ride]
  • Remote-operated manual bilge pump
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Blanket
  • Emergency Steering Tiller

Miscellaneous Inventory

  • QUICK Electric windlass c/w double anchor bow-roller & fold-away system
  • ROCNA 35 kgs anchor + 60 M chain & warp
  • Custom-made mooring lines with SS springs & shackles
  • Inflatable tender with 3.5 HP Mercury 4-stroke Outboard
  • NV Equipment Sprayhood (new 2019)
  • NV Equipment Bimini Top (new 2019)
  • NV Equipment Cockpit Cushions with backrest support
  • Sunshades covers (removable) on boom sides
  • Covers for cockpit table & steering wheels
  • Outboard engine bracket
  • Folding Bathing Ladder
  • Folding Alu Passarella
  • Various spares, sundry chandlery, etc

Broker Remarks

An exceptional example of a well spec’d owners’ version of this highly-popular Dufour 500 Grand’ Large model, CASSIOPEIA comes with a unique specification and a complete inventory  for offshore passages and comfortable blue-water cruising. Viewing is an absolute must and serious offers are invited.


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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