The Dufour 34E Performance is a fantastic combination of cruising comfort and exciting performance. Her design is unique as she really does offer something for everyone, along with plenty of style!One of the best fast cruising designs that came out of the Dufour yard. Now ashore with Sea Ventures in Swanwick, "Venustus" is a lot of boat for not a lot of money that will give many happy seasons to come.PART EXCHANGE enquiries welcome. Yacht InformationBoat Name: VENUSTUSYear: 2008Builder: R. King / JW MarineDesigner: Andrew StewartEngine: Volvo Penta D1-30Wheel steering with single blade rudderLocation: Swanwick Marina ashore
DimensionsLOA: 34 ft 9 in / 20.28mLWL: 33 ft 9 in / 10.33mBeam: 11 ft 5 in / 3.48mMax Draft: 5 ft 8 in / 1.76mDisplacement: 5864 kgDesign weight: 9080 kgEngineVolvo Penta D1-30 28.4hpSail driveEngine hours: 2045Tankage:Fuel capacity: 85 litresWater: 310 litresHolding tankSystems3 x 70 amp/hr batteries1 x 12v outletSwitch panel with thermal breakersShore power cableCD player / FM radioDeck Equipment16kg Danforth anchor + 10m chain + 35m warpStainless steel standing riggingMost control lines led aft via clutches2 x winch handlesRope tidySpinnaker pole and spinnaker riggingLeather steering wheel (0.9m radius) + coverClip on points in cockpitTeak cockpit seatingShower at transomJackstay deck safety lines2 x gas bottlesMooring warps + 6 x fendersSailsMainsail:Tri-radial 8.11 warp drive Dacron by Jeckells (2014) 1 x full batten at the top and 3 x 3/4 battens + 2 x reefsGenoa:Tri-radial 8.11 warp drive Dacron by Jeckells, UV strip, padded luff for furling, tell talesSpinnaker:0.75 Spinnaker with lines and pole Cabin Types1 x cabin forward with double V-berth2 x double aft cabinsHanging locker in each cabinSaloon midships with 2 x berth / settees - ivory leather upholsterySleeps a maximum 8 persons overnightDomestic InventorySaloon with settees / berths and saloon table with 8 x bottle storage in centre folding tableNavigation station with chart table and lightGalley with 2-burner hob and oven + crash barDouble sink with hot & cold pressurised water system12v top loading fridgeWaste binSeparate heads compartment with marine w.c. and holding tankWash basin and shower unitNavigation EquipmentNavigation and steaming lightsGarmin GP Map450 chart plotterRaymarine ST60 wind, log and depthIcom VHF DSC fixed radioBarometerDirections to Sea Ventures SwanwickBy Car from M27 coming from the West:Leave M27 at junction 8, and turn right at the roundabout at the bottom of the slip road, signposted Hamble A3024At the next (Tesco) roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A27/Providence HillContinue for about 1.0 mile then turn right into Swanwick Marina at traffic lights.By Car from M27 coming from the East:Leave M27 at junction 9, and turn left at the roundabout at end of slip roadTurn right at next roundabout, signposted Hamble A27Continue along A27 for about 3 miles, turn left into Swanwick Marina at traffic lights. Sea Ventures are in an office overlooking the marinaBy Rail:Nearest station is Bursledon on the Southampton ? Portsmouth lineNearest mainline is Southampton Airport on the main London ? Southampton lineThe Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. It is not guaranteed that the safety gear listed on the specification comes within the manufacturer's safety guidelines i.e. expiry dates and servicing and is therefore sold as is.