Manufacturer Provided Description
Alongside the DUFOUR 34, 40 and 44 orientated towards fast cruising, the Grand'large range, debuting with the DUFOUR 385 Grand'large, has been designed for ocean sailing as well as family cruising. Everything has been thought out with concern for comfort and safety. The hull, designed by UMBERTO FELCI is streamline and very stable. The main beam is extended aft and gives excellent stiffness under sail. The deck layout is suitable for lovers of the open sea and family crusing. The twin helm positions make circulation and manoeuvring easier. The coach roof is equipped with long hand rails so that you can get around in complete safety. Space and harmony characterise this seaworthy interior. Everything has been devised to make life on baord easier: stowage, fiddles, handrails, never neglecting a polished and seamless finish In short, the DUFOUR 385 Grand'Large is the ideal yacht where comfort, safety, ease of handling and quality of construction are essential for the enjoyment of saling.
Rigging and Sails
Anodised aluminium mast with double swept backed spreaders, rigged 15/16, deck stepped.
Anchor and steaming lights; Boom topping lift cleat.
Anodised aluminium boom equipped with 2 single line reefing system.
Grounded rigging system.
Continuous standing rigging in single strand stainless steel cable and chrome plated bronze turnbuckles including: forestay, double backstay, cap shrouds, inter and lower shrouds
Running rigging in pre-stretched textile including : Main and Genoa halyards, boom topping lift, Main and Genoa sheets, 2 reef lines, outhaul line, Mainsheet car control line, furling line, boom vang tackle.
Mainsail equipped with 2 broad reef bands, with battens and bag.
Special furling Genoa in Cross cut with anti-UV protection.