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Dufour's flagship for an unforgettable journey

Lightweight and energetic - these two concepts are embodied in this boat that will give you an incomparable sailing experience.

The Dufour 61 was designed and built as a continuation of the Dufour range. Designed to provide easy and intuitive navigation, efficient and rich experience, this new model combines luxury and simplicity.


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Main deck plan

Berths-9, Cabins-4, Heads-4, Pullman cabin-Yes, Skipper cabin-Yes, Kitchen - Front Galley

Berths-8, Cabins-3, Heads-3, Pullman cabin-No, Skipper cabin-Yes, Kitchen - Front Galley

Berths-9, Cabins-4, Heads-4, Pullman cabin-Yes, Skipper cabin-Yes, Kitchen - Longitudinal



Innovative kitchen area

Dufour 61 offers 2 different kitchen layouts while maintaining a spacious and bright living space.

The layout with the front kitchen allows the various living areas to be connected.

The longitudinal galley on the port side shows a lot of ingenuity with its varied layout, giving the impression of a chef's kitchen ... This arrangement gives way to a large warm and bright living room.

Spacious bow cabin

The owner's stateroom, spacious and luxurious, offers you a privileged place for relaxation and privacy on the boat. A large wardrobe and various wardrobes promise endless storage possibilities.


The structure and layout of the deck has been designed to ensure both the reliability of the boat and the safety on board, as well as the comfort of the deck. The bulwark is directly integrated into the hull of the boat. In addition, the coach roof has been designed to make room for a large forward deck that is both comfortable and elegant.


The deck plan has been designed for ease of use and space for navigation. Large panels and portholes bring brightness and unique style to the new Dufour collection.

The design and layout of the Dufour 61 allows great mobility on deck thanks to a specially designed cockpit and bimini for this purpose. It is the perfect blend of performance and comfort.

Length, m19.22
Width, m5.48
Draft, m2.80
Sail area, m2170
Fresh water, l880
Fuel, l780
ArchitectFelci Yacht Design
Waterline length17.62
Basic Price1 143 935 €

* More detailed information can be obtained by ordering the catalog

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Sailing catamaran Owner-version Privilege Serie 6, 2017 for sale

Privilege serie 6

Year: 2017
Price: 2 250 000 €

Total length: 19.50 m
Width: 9.20 m
Draft: 1.85 m
Mast height: 27.30 m
Mainsail: 132 m²
Jib: 92 m²
Engines: 2 x 160 HP
Displacement: 37 t
Fuel: 2000 l
Fresh water: 1300 l


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Sailing life

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Sailing catamaran for sale Privilege serie 62017 in the Owner version - a yacht of the latest generation of the shipyard Privilege... In the owner's version, the master stateroom is finished in oak and leather; a spacious study with dressing room complements this suite on the port side. The 2 aft VIP cabins are located aft in each hull, very wide, each with a work desk, separate shower and toilet. The forepeak of the right hull is intended for the crew with an exit from the fully equipped galley at the bottom in the hull. In terms of equipment, the catamaran has a maximum of electronics, with satellite dish, telecommunications, radio beacon, Bose system and TVs and for comfort. Also installed are 2 generators, air conditioning, heating, watermaker, wine refrigerator, etc.

The exterior is tastefully executed: flybridge with wide sofas, located behind the navigation post with two steering wheels; hatches are completely hidden and provide a safe walk on the deck; there is a teak deck covering; the stern platform is magical and the transom is very wide. High body Privilege serie 6 and its special shape has been developed Mark Lombard and guarantee the owner an excellent performance; In addition to this, thanks to the carbon mast and V-boom, the hydranet sails with electric twist, everything is done for the ease of handling the large catamaran.

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Sailing catamaran Privilege 615, 2009 for sale

Privilege 615

Year: 2009
Price: 800 000 €

Total length: 18.50 m
Width: 9.25 m
Draft: 1.80 m
Mast height: 26 m
Mainsail: 124 m²
Jib: 90 m²
Displacement: 26 t
Engines: 2 x 180 hp
Location: Seychelles
Flag: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
VAT: not paid


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Catamaran Privilege 6152009 (2010 model) modern version with L-shaped interior; the bar area is located at the main entrance, and the navigator's table is located on the port side. The galley is downstairs, well equipped with 2 refrigerators and 2 freezers. Two double VIP cabins are located aft, another one in the right hull at the bow with access to the forepeak. Crew cabins are located on the port side in the forepeak. Of course, the superb master stateroom is centered and forward, with a wardrobe and en suite bathroom with separate shower.

In terms of equipment, a tank with a large fuel capacity - 2000 liters, 2 generators, a watermaker, air conditioning, a satellite and an updated canoe-type carbon boom; mid-level bimini helm, large teak cockpit, 2 spacious transom slides guarantee total comfort. This Privilege 615 mostly walked the Indian Ocean with a crew. It is in excellent condition, with only 2000 hours on the engines and generator.

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Catamaran Privilege 515 for sale in Owner version, 2009

Catamaran Privilege 515 for sale in Owner version, 2009

Price: 595.000 €

Privilege 515 specifications:
Total length: 14.75 m

Width: 7.98 m

Draft: 1.57 m

Mast height: 21 m

Mainsail: 88 m²

Genoa: 53 m²

Gennaker: 94 m²

Spinnaker: 170 m²

Displacement: 20 t

Builder: Alliaura Marine

Year: 2009

Usage: private

Version: 3 double cabins

General condition: excellent

Flag: German

VAT: paid

Price: 595.000 €


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Privilege 515 - this is the predecessor of the current popular model Privilege serie 5... The owner's version is simply amazing: the master stateroom is completely across the entire width of the boat: a separate shower and wardrobe are located on the starboard side, a huge storage space on the port side. 2 twin cabins aft with en-suite bathrooms. The maple interior is very bright; the galley is fully equipped; the chart table is easily accessible from the cockpit thanks to the large sliding door.

Many important works have been done to improve the yacht: antifouling, cable replacement, charger, solar panels, transom teak, TV antenna. In terms of equipment, there is a generator, watermaker, reversible air conditioner, and a hydraulic platform on the transom on board.

Catamaran price: 595 000 EUR

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Privilege Serie 6, 2018

Catamaran Privilege Serie 6

Year: 2018
Price: 2 570 000 € without VAT

Length: 19.5 m
Width: 9.2 m
Draft: 1.85 m
Displacement: 28.3 t
Engines: 2 x 110 hp
Fresh water: 2 x 650 l
Fuel: 2 x 1000 l
Version: Owner's cabin + 2 double cabins + crew cabin
Year of issue: 2017
Shipyard: Privilege Marine


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New catamaran Privilege serie 6 from the shipyard. The warranty is 5 years for construction and 2 years for hardware. Delivery time - February 2018 in Les Sables-d'Olonne.

The Privilege Serie 6 catamaran is the result of completely new research and an elaborate hull concept. Designed by naval architect Mark Lombard, Privilege Serie 6 offers incomparable sailing comfort.

  • Clear lines for lower resistance, and better performance at different speeds
  • Raised section above the waterline and side windows for increased structural rigidity of the hulls
  • More equipment adapted to modern standards in terms of comfort
  • Improved performance, and increased payload to ensure cruising enjoyment
  • Flybridge with a comfortable seating area
  • Cockpit protected by flybridge hardtop
  • Wide transom and stern platform for easier access to water
  • Protected, specially equipped sunbathing areas

Privilege Marine pays special attention to interior layout and provides flexibility in interior design to make your yacht meet your wishes.

  • The starboard saloon offers a comfortable dining area with a fixed teak table for 10 guests and comfortable seating
  • Navigation post provides easy access and good visibility
  • The salon has a spacious lounge area with a coffee table and deep seating
  • The salon is equipped with the necessary furniture for electronics, as well as storage lockers
  • Galley fully equipped
  • Generous natural lighting and ventilation is provided by large deck hatches and long side windows

On board the Privilege Serie 6 sailing catamaran, silence, comfort and sophistication are guaranteed!

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How hybrid sailing yachts are slowly becoming a reality

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