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Dufour 512 GL – the Grand style!

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There are sailboats, and then there are sailing yachts. This one is definitely among the latter, as Dufour 512 GL brings the words “sailing” and “luxury” a bit closer together.  Dufour 512 Grande large is a new, 2017 sailboat available for charter in Croatia with chartercroatia.net.

Dufour yachts, one of the great French yacht builders, outdid itself on this one, making a yacht that perfectly combines amazing sailing performance, with luxury, style and elegance of a 5 star hotel. Exactly these things are the reason why this sailboat (or in fact sailing yacht) is a perfect choice for charter in Croatia.

So let’s start with a couple of technical details. Dufour 512 is 15.2 meters long overall, with a maximum beam of just under 5 meters, which gives you an incredibly large deck surface for a sailboat, and also plenty of interior space due to smart usage of space. It has a sail area of 100m2 which gives it plenty of power even in low winds, and makes the sailboat fast. Thanks to its shape, and build this does not sacrifice stability, which is also due to the 2.30 meter draft.

dufour 512 GL interior

The interior of the yacht comes in a 3 or 4 cabin layout, with 6 or 8 berths, respectively. Each cabin comes with its own toilet for the highest level of convenience. In the middle of the interior, a staircase leads from the cockpit to spacious, luxury saloon, where you are sure to spend some incredible evenings, among friends enjoying some delicious Croatian food and wine. Smart space management makes all the interior areas feel open, which is also a feeling aided by an abundance of natural light let in from a number of windows, ports and hatches.

The exterior benefits from a distinct teardrop shape, and is mostly flat and obstruction free. The cockpit features a foldable table and seating for all guests, as well as two helms designed to take up the least possible space, and increase practicality when sailing. Finally, at the very stern there’ s a swimming platform, that is easily opened and closed when on anchor.

Dufour Grand Large 512 charter Croatia is sure to satisfy even the most demanding sailors, and provide anyone with an unforgettable sailing experience. Contact us to charter this yacht or browse through our catalogue for other sailboats.