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Sep 25, 2020
Dufour takes you aboard the new DUFOUR 530 Performance
Romain Motteau, Deputy CEO shares an update on Dufour news, new products and takes you with the Dufour crew aboard the new 530 Performance. Exclusive images...guaranteed sensations...#instinctivesailing #Dufour530 #Dufour530  #Dufournews #DufourPerformance
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Sep 3, 2020
NEW DUFOUR 470
Dufour is proud to  announce a new legendary size product : the new Dufour 470.The boat will be on display at Dusseldorf 2021.More info : HERE
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Aug 27, 2020
In September, meet us for private visits :
Because sailing is a precious liberty in this period, Dufour offers you the opportunity to discover the boats initially planned for the Cannes, Annapolis and La Rochelle boat shows, including the new DUFOUR 530 afloat, during private events on the same dates.Meet the Dufour dealers and take advantage of these private exhibitions to visit our models. BANDOL ( France) 10 - 13 September 2020Boats exposed : Dufour 360 - 390 - 430 - 530 LA SPEZIA (Italy) 24 - 27 September 2020Boats exposed : Dufour 360 - 390 - 430 - 530 LA ROCHELLE (France) 1 - 4 October 2020Boats exposed : Dufour 360 - 390 - 412 - 530 - 56ANNAPOLIS ( USA) - September/October 2020Boats exposed : Dufour 390 - 430 - 530(The Genoa Boatshow still maintained, you will also be able to meet the whole team there from the 1st to the 6th of October).To make an appointment or for any further information To make an appointment or for any further information > HERE(specify the location of your choice)(specify the location of your choice)
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Jul 31, 2020
DUFOUR OWNERS' PHOTO COMPETITION
Share your most beautiful photos taken aboard your Dufour for the chance to win great prizes!In this summer season, we hope that you’re able to enjoy your boat despite the current situation. We’d like to invite you to share with the whole Dufour community, your most beautiful photos under sail or at anchor.From July 31st to October 23rd, let us discover your most beautiful moments aboard your Dufour Yacht and try to win some great prizes.#dufourexperienceA few more details We’re inviting the Dufour Yachts Owners to take part in the photo competition as a member of the Dufour Yachts Community.To take part, simply post your best photos on your member space or register:http://community.dufour-yachts.com/en/loginonline boat documents (for post-2002 models).Your photos will then be shared on Dufour Yachts' Facebook and Instagram pages.We’d like you to classify your photos according to 3 categories: Navigation, Mooring, and Life Style. You can enter as many times as you wish, in each category.How the photo competition works: You’ve got until September 7th, 2020 to share your photos with the Dufour community. Please indicate the date, place and model of the boat when you publish your photo. After this date, your photos will be collected and shared on our Facebook and Instagram pages. The photos will be decided by vote, where we will add up the number of “likes” on both platforms, from September 7th to September 30th.Our tips for a perfect photo:Photos must be well oriented and of acceptable quality, not pixelated.For a better quality, opt for high definition.The boat must be clearly visible, either entirely or partially.Prizes:The winners in each category will win a North Sails bag and some Dufour goodies.A special Instinctive Sailing prize will also be awarded to the best sailing photo. The prize: A North Sails technical jacket.
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Jul 24, 2020
Three World Firsts for After the Summer Holidays
After the summer holidays, make a note in your diaries for three major events for the yard. In September, the World Premiere of the Dufour 530 afloat at the Cannes Yachting Festival will take place, then you can find it at the Annapolis Boat Show for its US Premiere.The Dufour 61 will also be the main new feature of the 2020-2021 season. Please come to find out about this new flagship for Dufour, designed by Umberto Felci, on its World Premiere at BOOT Düsseldorf 2021.In September, the Dufour yard will bring out, to complement the first 4 existing layouts, a new interior layout of the Dufour 530 with four beautiful double cabins, including one with two single beds and four independent bathrooms.We invite you to find out about the Dufour 530 as well as three other models at the DUFOUR stand at the Cannes Yachting Festival. The Dufour 530 will also be on display at the Grand Pavois de la Rochelle as well as the Genoa Boat Show.The dealers will be at your service to meet you. This will also be a great opportunity to meet us and discuss the models of the DUFOUR range.All our teams are ready to welcome you in the best conditions and in compliance with current protection regulations. Between now and the end of the holidays, we invite you take a walk in the Dufour Marina, a real virtual trade fair, where you can find the whole of the DUFOUR 2020/2021 range.You wish:To get the Dufour 530 brochureTo get the Dufour 61 brochureTo reserve a boat tourTo go to the marina To receive invitations for the Cannes Trade FairTo receive invitations for the Düsseldorf Trade FairWe will see you in September for even more new features. In the meantime #TakeCare#InstinctiveSailing 
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Jun 29, 2020
Dufour 530 first official video
In anticipation of the official video of the new Dufour 530 sailboat, we invite you to share this fine day in the Mediterranean aboard this magnificent yacht.Click on the picture to watch the video.
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Jun 4, 2020
Return on the first press sea trial of the Dufour 530
The first press sea trial of the Dufour 530 was carried out on Thursday 28th May with the editor of the famous French magazine Voiles et Voiliers, Mr Loïc Madeline. While waiting for the shooting, we would like to share with you the first pictures of the Dufour 530 Ocean version.Click on the photo to see the slide show
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May 15, 2020
#YOUANDUS - Boatyard news #3
Romain Motteau, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, updates us on production, which has resumed, and gives us details of the upcoming Dufour yacht events, currently being prepared with our dealers in keeping with sanitary measures.#TakeCare #WeStayWithYou #You&UsClick on the preview to see the video
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May 7, 2020
#You&Us - From design to manufacturing
#Inside #WeStayWithYou #WeeklyProgramSébastien Nolasco, product manager at Dufour, talks to us about the creation process right up to industrialization, taking the two new models, Dufour 530 and the Dufour 61 as an example.We are taking this opportunity to share the first exclusive images of the Dufour 530, filmed during the trials carried out by the design office, just before the stay-at-home order, in wonderful weather conditions.We are delighted to be able to share this information with you, while we wait to get back on the pontoons again.Take care.(To access to the video, please click on the picture on the left)
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Apr 30, 2020
#MyBoatAndI - Fleur de Sel
Back to Greece just in time before the lockdown, Martine and Christian Le Cléach returned to their Dufour 455, and describe I this video their exciting adventure and share their experience, telling us all about sailing beyond the Arctic Circle, in the Baltic and Mediterranean Seas, as well as in the Transquadra solo on their Dufour 36 before they upgraded to Fleur de Sel.Fleur de Sel, a sailboat based in a port in Brittany, has become much more than a holiday boat for Martine and Christian Le Cléach.
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Apr 24, 2020
#YouAndUs - Shipyard news #2
The Dufour shipyard is gradually going back to work in a secure sanitary context. Deputy CEO Romain Motteau gives the latest news on the situation and this gradual resumption of activity.Click on the picture to watch the video.#TakeCare #InstinctiveSailing #SeeYouSoon #WeStayWithYou #You&Us
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Apr 20, 2020
#YouAndUs - Genesis of a Dufour Yacht
To stay as close as possible to you, we continue to share experience, this time opening the doors of Dufour yard. Today the architect Umberto Felci talks about the genesis of a sailing yacht. Again many thanks for all your messages. Your dealers and Dufour are staying with you. Take care of yourself and your family.
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