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Dufour 30 Classic Shoal draft is a Cruising sailboat built by Dufour and designed by J&J Design. Her first hull was built in 1996 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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DUFOUR 30 CLASSIC SHOAL DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​


Builder(s)Dufour Yachts
Designer(s)J&J Design
VersionShoal draft
categoryCruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built479
First Hull Built1996
Last Hull Built2003
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmSingle tiller
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)1
Number of Head(s)1
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal170 L / 44.9 gal
Ballast Ratio0.32


Hull Length8.95 m / 29.5 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)8.03 m / 26.4 ft
Beam (width)2.99 m / 9.10 ft
Draft1.18 m / 3.11 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 2950 kg / 6504 lb
Ballast Weight950 kg / 2094 lb


Critical Hull Speed6.88 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)161
Ballast Ratio0.32
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement19.69 m²/T / 212 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement33.74 m²/T / 363 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL12.5 m / 41 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area40.5 m² / 436 ft²
Downwind Sail Area69.4 m² / 747 ft²
Mainsail Area21.4 m² / 230 ft²
Genoa Area19.1 m² / 206 ft²
I36.6 ft * 11.14 m
J11.7 ft * 3.55 m
P33 ft * 10.05 m
E12.4 ft * 3.75 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity80 L / 21.1 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity60 L / 15.9 gal
Maximum Headroom5.8 ft * 1.75 m
Head Headroom5.7 ft * 1.7 m
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