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Dufour 530 Shoal draft is a Offshore cruising sailboat built by Dufour and designed by Felci Yachts. Her first hull was built in 2020 with an overall lengh of 16.35 m or 53.7 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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DUFOUR 530 SHOAL DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft16.35 m / 53.7 ft
Builder(s)Dufour Yachts
Designer(s)Felci Yachts
VersionShoal draft
categoryOffshore cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2020
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosing aft cockpit with opening system
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 9/10
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal740 L / 195.5 gal
Ballast Ratio0.29


Overall Length (LOA) 16.35 m / 53.7 ft
Hull Length15.5 m / 50.11 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)14.43 m / 47.4 ft
Beam (width)4.99 m / 16.5 ft
Draft1.95 m / 6.5 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 16393 kg / 36140 lb
Ballast Weight4800 kg / 10582 lb


Critical Hull Speed9.22 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)154
Ballast Ratio0.29
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement18.44 m²/T / 198 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement41.07 m²/T / 442 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area119 m² / 1281 ft²
Downwind Sail Area265 m² / 2852 ft²
Mainsail Area70 m² / 753 ft²
Genoa Area49 m² / 527 ft²
I64.1 ft * 19.55 m
J18.8 ft * 5.71 m
P63.5 ft * 19.32 m
E19.8 ft * 6 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity440 L / 116.2 gal