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Dufour 4800 Deep draft is a Cruising sailboat built by Dufour and designed by Valentijn Design\xa0&\xa0Michel Dufour. Her first hull was built in 1981 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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DUFOUR 4800 DEEP DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​


Builder(s)Dufour Yachts
Designer(s)Valentijn Design\xa0&\xa0Michel Dufour
VersionDeep draft
categoryCruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built250
First Hull Built1981
Last Hull Built1985
AppendagesKeel fin without bulb
HelmSingle tiller (helm wheel in option)
RudderSingle semi-spade rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal260 L / 68.7 gal
Ballast Ratio0.49


Hull Length10.65 m / 34.11 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)8.4 m / 27.7 ft
Beam (width)3.4 m / 11.2 ft
Draft1.85 m / 6.1 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 4800 kg / 10582 lb
Ballast Weight2350 kg / 5181 lb


Critical Hull Speed7.03 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)229
Ballast Ratio0.49
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement22.84 m²/T / 246 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement40.06 m²/T / 431 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL14 m / 45.11 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area65 m² / 700 ft²
Downwind Sail Area114 m² / 1227 ft²
Mainsail Area20 m² / 215 ft²
Genoa Area45 m² / 484 ft²
I42.8 ft * 13 m
J14.7 ft * 4.44 m
P36.8 ft * 11.2 m
E10.6 ft * 3.2 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity90 L / 23.8 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity110 L / 29.1 gal
Head Headroom5.11 ft * 1.81 m
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