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1981 Dufour A 9000

19 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

She is a second hand boat and was sailed in the North and Baltic sea.
Only used privately and not used in charter.

Of the Dufour A 9000 production was only 24th Type I has been designed for Admiralscup as a pure racer. Most of these boats were built as a cruiser-racer with shorter mast and cozy wood development. The unusual decline over the deck was probably built mainly for security reasons. In case of bad weather and in the oncoming sea water can not get out of the cockpit inside the vessel. The sliding handle is a sealed water-tight. Nevertheless, this decline is because a loss of comfort.
The Dufour A 9000 is a fast ship with good upwind performance. The behavior at sea is very pleasant and we had never – even in high seas breaking a bad feeling with our ship. The oblique stem, the attached rudder with skeg, the keel firmly welded to the massive frames and solid construction to withstand give you the feeling and the worst storm this ship can be. Thus, the yacht has an empty weight of aluminum construction, despite more than 9 tonnes. The original price was at that time, according to the Voreigners more than twice as high as that of a comparable Halberg Rassy. Boat building in aluminum is now even more expensive than the wesendlich in CSF; wesendlich but has advantages in safety and durability, the elongation at break of CSF is only about 1%, – the elongation of aluminum 10 times as high. The custom is not the same panic once you’ve had a hard aground, and certainly there is no risk that might break off in rough seas keel or rudder.
Provided you avoid any electrolysis, aluminum timeless. The material is not brittle and can not be “smooth sailing”.
6 Sails
mainsail, spinnaker, genoa, Gennacker, normal and storm jib
Condition: Good condition, Normalfock is a bit dated

Cabins / berths: 2 cabins, 1 salon
6-9 berth
2 toilets
2 sinks with a shower
Hot water by electric shore power or by machine
Amount of water tank: 2 x 80 ltr.
Diesel tank volume: about 150 liters.

State rig: In good working condition

Equipment on Board:

Hull
Aluminium Round frame primed and painted
2 cabins with 2 beds, 2 shower rooms,
Table in the living room and lowered as a bed for 2 persons available
Cockpit unit waterproof, decline with sliding across the deck like Swan yachts
Aluminum deck house with sunroof, optically not ideal but practically insane

Kiel
filled trunk with welded aluminum hull with lead

Rowing
Attached with skeg rudder, controlled by ropes on rudder quadrant, steering column

Windlass
electrically deck, anchor Main anchor CQR

Motor
Perkins diesel 50 hp, in winter overhaul
Mechanical gearbox to 35 mm shaft.
Hot Water Boiler 30 ltr. From engine cooling circuit and 220 V

Standing and Running Rigging
16.5m mast with Bagstage, compl. with all the rigging, shrouds, traps blocks
Spinnaker pole device with slider, topping lift, 2 spinnaker halyard,
Furlex Furling

Sailing
Mainsail with lazy-jack system and Lazybag
Light wind genoa good state but even older
Alround-Genoa same unused new dimensions
Storm sail as new small
Storm sail like new medium
Spinnaker from Hood
Blister

Deck
Pulpit with passage

Other
Ladder firmly planted VA

Safety Equipment
Offshore life raft for 8 persons in the container does not wait
ACR Global Fix EPIRP Buoy
Secumar life jacket with front mount and lead role in Pulpit
Saving collar
Div. Automatic life jackets, life belts and Linen
With various signal flare gun ammo

Electrical equipment
(All electric. Plant is 2-pole moved Insulated)
VHF radio with DSC and Atis,
Pactor III for e-mail weather fax etc.
B & G depth sounder with repeater analog device in the cockpit
Combo depth measurement log and water temperature of Corus
ST 60 Wind Raymarine (new) coupled with autopilot
Philip GPS Built-in NMEA data cable for each laptop
Electric compass B & G
Wempe barograph with long-term recording on paper
Laptop navigation software in the world, weather maps, etc. Receiver Software
1 starter battery 80 AH
Built-in battery charger with IOUO characteristic
Inverter 12 V – 220 V 800 W
Shore power with cable
Div. 12 V and 220 V sockets
Electric power distributor Mobitronik
Lighting Required Navigation Lights to switch from the cockpit LED light unit in the masthead for 3-Farhben,
to switch lights in the cockpit 3X sep

Dufour A 9000
Dufour A 9000
Dufour A 9000
Dufour A 9000
Dufour A 9000
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