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Marc Noel Voile
St Malo

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  This well-known French brand began life in the late 1960s with Michel Dufour’s iconic 30ft Arpege. This design was one of the first to fully embrace the possibilities of the then new boat building material of fibreglass. It featured a curved superstructure, a short keel with separate skeg-hung rudder, wide beam and a heavy bulb on the bottom of the keel to maximise stability. Other larger (35 and 41ft) models followed, as did a slightly more modest range of cruisers, but the original company was another that did not weather the 1980s downturn. However, the name was revived in the following decade, with a range of modern cruising yachts that immediately proved popular and within a few years the line-up was expanded with three performance cruiser designs between 34-45ft.  

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2000 Dufour 45 Classic

EUR 105,000 (Listed price: US$114,093)

St Malo,France

Dufour 45 Classic Etoile du Trégor
Nav station
Lifeline gates
From aft
From fwd
Cockpit 2
Mast base
Side deck
Cockpit locker
Cockpit locker 2
Saloon table
Looking aft
Stbd aft cabin
Port aft cabin
Port cabin
Stbd cabin
Fwd cabin
Heads 2
Engine 2
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Roomy 5 cabin version.


Sunbird International Yacht sales in St Malo are pleased to offer this elegant Dufour 45 Classic fast cruising yacht. She is the 5 cabin version, ideal for a big family, a group of sailing friends or charter use. She is in charter management here and the charter operator would be happy to keep her in the fleet, meaning your annual costs can be defrayed and a berth can be available.

Version 5 cabines en gestion / location ici. Le loueur veut bien le garder dans la flotte. Elegant, puissant mais rassurant à la barre, confortable et fort bien entretenu.

Boat Details
Fuel DieselHull Material Fiberglass 
Hull Shape MonohullBeam 14 ft 1 in 
Max Draft 6 ft 5 inDraft Board/Drive Up 6 ft 5 in 
Dry Weight 24249.99 lbEngine Make Volvo 
Engine Model MD22Engine Year 2000 
Fuel Capacity 73 galLength at Waterline 37 ft 5 in 
Length Overall 45 ft 11 inCabin Headroom 6 ft 4 in 
Number of Heads 1Water Capacity 700 gal 
Number of Berths 5Number of Engines 1 
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Marc Noel Voile
St Malo


Volvo MD22 marine diesel engine with shaft drive to 3 blade propeller, overhauled in 2012. 12 volt electrical system with 4 x 110a/h batteries. 240 volt shore power with lead, battery charger and sockets in saloon and galley.


Moteur diesel Volvo MD22, revisé 2012, avec ligne d'arbre et hélice tripalle. Circuit 12v, 4 batteries 110 a/h, courant de quai, chargeur de batteries, et prises 220v cuisine et carré.

Sails and Rigging

Full batten mainsail 2012 (45m2), with lazybag, lazyjacks and Facnor sliders. Furling genoa 2012 (69m2). No3 genoa. Asymmetric spinnaker (155m2) with snuffer. New forestay 2006. Removeable inner forestay. Symmetric spinnaker kit. Adjustable backstay.


GV full batten 45m2 de 2012 avec charriots Facnor, lazybag et lazyjacks. GSE 69m2 de 2012. Solent. Spi Asy avec chaussette 155m2. Equipement de spi symétrique. Etia de 2006. Etai largable. Pataras reglable.

Deck and Hull

Teak cockpit. Teak cockpit table. Covers for wheel pedestal and outboard. Sprayhood. Lewmar winches, 2 x ST58 & 2 x ST44. Gates in lifelines. Bombard AX3 inflatable with Tohatsu 3.5hp outboard. Davits. 10 person liferaft and safety equipment. Lofrans 1200W electric windlass.


Cockpit en teck. Table de cockpit teck. Capote de descente. Tauds de barre et moteur HB. Winchs Lewmar 2 x 58ST et 2 x 44ST. Portes de fillières. Annexe Bombard AX3 avec moteur Tohatsu 3.5cv. Bossoirs. Radeau et équipement de sécurite pour 10 personnes. Guindeau électrique Lofrans 1200W.


Log, speed, depth and wind Raymarine ST60 with displays in cockpit and at chart table. Raymarine ST7000 autopilot. Navicom DSC VHF radio. Sangean SSB radio. Furuno 1721 MkII radar. MLR FX312 GPS. Raymarine A65 GPS / plotter. JVC radio / CD player with saloon and cockpit speakers.


Loch, sondeur, girouette & anénometre Raymarine ST60 avec afficheurs cockpit et table à cartes. Pilote Raymarine ST7000. VHF Navicom DSC. BLU Sangean. Radar Furuno 1721 MkII. GPS MLR FX312. GPS/Traceur de cartes Raymarine A65. Radio / CD JVC avec haut parleurs carré et cockpit.


5 cabin version - see plan. New blue Alcantara upholstery in saloon and cabins 2005/2006. Saloon linings renewed 2005. Curtains. Large saloon table with marquetry top. Galley has 2 burner gas cooker with oven and large fridge. Hot water system. Eberspacher diesel fired warm air cabin heating 2005. Aft cabins have opening ports to cockpit.


Version 5 cabines - voir plan. Sellerie cabines et carré en Alcantara bleu de 2005/2006. Rideau Alcantara bleu 2005. Vaigrages carré refaites en 2005. Grande table de carre en bois précieux. Cuisine avec réchaud à gas de feux et four, et grande frigo. Eau chaude. Chauffage gasoil air pulsé Eberspacher de 2005. Hublots ouvrants cabines arrières vers cockpit.


This is an elegant sailing yacht with a huge interior. Her solid lead keel gives her good stability without excessive draft. She has been jolly well looked after and had plenty of money spent over her life. The owner is a serious seller and will listen to offers.


Voilier elegant avec une intérieure volumineuse. Quille 100% plomb pour une bonne stabilite sans trop de TE. Bien entretenu avec beaucoup de MAJ le long de sa vie. Vendeur motivé!

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Sunbird International Yacht Sales are a dynamic & growing team. At their own marina on the Clyde, Sunbird are Britain's longest serving Bénéteau dealer and also offer Bénéteau export sales and service through their offices in Palma, Mallorca, and Gocek /Marmaris, Turkey. New offices opened in St Malo, France in the autumn of 2012 and at Hayling Island in the south of England in January 2013!

At St Malo we are available every day, so do not hesitate to call or email. +33 777 287995, You can also drop in to the office at Marc Noel Voile on the Sablons marina in St Malo, Tuesday to Saturday, 0900-1200 & 1400-1800.

Here at Sunbird we really do work as a team, so of course you can directly contact our French, English & German speaking Brokers in St Malo, who have the boat lying hardly a stone?s throw away, but feel equally free to contact your local Sunbird office or a member of the Sunbird team you have dealt with before. We will all be very happy to help!