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Dufour A9000 Deep draft is a Offshore cruiser-racer sailboat built by Dufour and designed by Valentijn Design\xa0&\xa0Michel Dufour. Her first hull was built in 1979 with an overall lengh of 12.2 m or 40 ft long and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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DUFOUR A9000 DEEP DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.2 m / 40 ft
Builder(s)Dufour Yachts
Designer(s)Valentijn Design\xa0&\xa0Michel Dufour
VersionDeep draft
categoryOffshore cruiser-racer sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built1979
Last Hull Built1983
AppendagesKeel fin without bulb
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Ballast TypeAluminum keel filled with lead
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal250 L / 66 gal
Ballast Ratio0.47


Overall Length (LOA) 12.2 m / 40 ft
Hull Length11.85 m / 38.11 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)9.6 m / 31.6 ft
Beam (width)3.7 m / 12.1 ft
Draft2.05 m / 6.8 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 9000 kg / 19842 lb
Ballast Weight4200 kg / 9259 lb


Critical Hull Speed7.52 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)288
Ballast Ratio0.47
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement22.05 m²/T / 237 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement36.66 m²/T / 395 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Upwind Sail Area95.4 m² / 1027 ft²
Downwind Sail Area158.6 m² / 1707 ft²
Mainsail Area34.6 m² / 372 ft²
Genoa Area60.8 m² / 654 ft²
I55.5 ft * 16.9 m
J15.11 ft * 4.85 m
P48.2 ft * 14.7 m
E15.1 ft * 4.6 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power50 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity230 L / 60.8 gal
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