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Irish Agents Say New Dufour 37 Nearly Sold Out Ahead of Cannes Debut

26th July 2022
Dufour 37
The new Dufour 37 is touted as a unique, high-performance and spacious sailing boat Credit: Dufour Yachts

Crosshaven Boatyard, Irish distributors for Dufour Yachts, have shared their excitement at the upcoming debut of the Dufour 37.

As previously noted on Afloat.ie, this unique, high-performance and spacious sailing boat will be on display afloat for her world premiere at the Cannes Yachting Festival from 6-11 September.

“The new Dufour 37 is a stunning looking yacht,” Crosshaven Boatyard’s Hugh Mockler tells Afloat.ie. “She comes with a number of new features that will appeal to a variety of sailors.

“Her standard keel has a draft of 1.90m with the option of a deeper keel for more performance. There is excellent flexibility in relation to how the boat is set up for any potential owner.

“Speed and comfort are very much to the fore with the Dufour 37,” Mockler adds. “Her forward cabin is amazing for this size boat with her double berth easily accessible from either side. She will certainly fit the needs of the Irish sailor whether it be for racing or cruising.

“This model along with a number of the Dufour models are nearly sold out already for the 2023 season.”

The Dufour 32 makes its UK debut at September’s Southampton International Boat Show 2022 | Credit: Dufour YachtsThe Dufour 32 makes its UK debut at September’s Southampton International Boat Show 2022 | Credit: Dufour Yachts

Just days after Cannes, the compact new Dufour 32 will make its UK debut at the Southampton International Boat Show 2022 — where it will be on show alongside the Dufour 390, 430 and the British Yachting Awards cruising yacht of the year winner, the Dufour 470.
 
Mockler previously shared with Afloat.ie that the launch of this ultra-modern, sporty sailing yacht is exciting news for the Irish market.

For more on these yachts and the rest of the Dufour range, get in touch with Dufour’s Irish agents at Crosshaven Boatyard, Hugh Mockler or Donal McClement at 021 483 1161 or [email protected]

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Crosshaven Boat Yard is the Irish distributor for Dufour Yachts of France. Crosshaven Boatyard offers a complete range of top quality Cruising and Racing yachts from 32 feet to 52 feet.

Crosshaven Boat Yard was established over 60 years ago and has been a family-based operation since its early days.

The Yard originally specialised in building commercial fishing boats and small pleasure craft, both sail and power and is famous for its involvement in the construction of a number of significant yachts such as Gypsy Moth V, Saint Brendan, Longbow II and a series of Moondusters were completed up to the early ’80s.

Crosshaven Boat Yard installed the first commercial marina, with a Marine Travel hoist, in Ireland in 1979. This era saw a major change of emphasis in the business and since then we have concentrated on all aspects of the repair, care and maintenance.

The Cork Harbour company also offer, the White Shark Range of Sports Boats cater for angling and water skiing interests.

Crosshaven Boatyard are also agents for the popular Seaward Range of Motor Cruisers from 19′ to 42′.

The firm's Brokerage service consistently achieves top results for our large client base and we can offer the best professional advice whether you are a buyer or a boat owner.

The yard is situated just a stone's throw from the Royal Cork Yacht Club,  the oldest yacht club in the world founded in 1720.

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