A peerless yacht with stunning aesthetics, the Dufour 56 is designed, first and foremost, for high-sea sailing. Fast, seaworthy and reliable in all circumstances, it embodies the very essence of a powerful, safe and easy-to-manoeuvre sailing yacht. With both helm stations equipped with commands for all winches and electric furlers, sailing on the Dufour 56 is child’s play.

Inside, the Dufour 56 sets a new standard for onboard luxury and comfort with a sophisticated design and premium-quality features.


  • Length Overall17.15 m / 56.27 ft
  • Waterline Length15.17 m / 49.77 ft
  • Hull Length16.30 m / 53.48 ft
  • Max Beam5.05 m / 16.57 ft
  • Draft2.50 m / 8.20 ft
  • Light Displacement17.625 kg
  • Keel Weight4 900 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity440 L
  • Water Tank Capacity730 L
  • Engine110 HP (150 HP optional)
  • Sail Area141 m²
  • Mainsail Area72 m²
  • Genoa69 m²


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What’s in a name? THE DUFOUR 56 HAS A HERITAGE TO TRADE ON WELL BEYOND ITS EXCLUSIVE TAG. IT has been four years since Dufour orchestrated a management buyout and set out on a path of reinvention. A successful ride in that short time has lead to the launch of... read moreCruising Helmsman
A boat to Dufour Dufour’s 56 Exclusive isn’t even the French manufacturer’s biggest boat but, my god, she’s a big beast as Sam Jefferson find out. Read more: Dufour 56 Boat Test, Sailing Today – November 2018 Quick Links Dufour Yachts Dufour 56 model – More InformationSam Jefferson, Sailing Today Magazine

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