52' Dufour 2018 IN STOCK

Marina del Rey, CA

Previously Asking

  • Length 52’
    Location Marina del Rey, CA
  • Beam 16'
  • Draft 7' 5''
  • Staterooms 3
  • Engine(s) Volvo
  • Price

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Dufour Grand Large 520 Hull # 27

The Dufour 520 Grand Large sets the highest standards when it comes to aesthetic appeal. The yacht exudes modern elegance, luxury, and dynamism with its sweeping lines and uniquely Dufour top fixed hatch, with angled corners and horizontal sleek side windows, the GL 520 delivers a striking visual statement.

Respecting the essence of Dufour’s DNA, this product line extension inherits the remarkable seaworthiness that has made the brand successful internationally.


The Dufour 520 Is named the Cruising World Boat of the Year 2018!


  • Make Volvo
  • Fuel Diesel
  • Type Inboard
  • Drive Type Sail


  • Cruising Speed: 8 kn
  • Maximum Speed: 9.5 kn
  • Beam: 16'
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Max Draft: 7' 5''
  • Displacement: 33,609 lb
  • Single Berths: 8
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heads: 3



The Galley is forward and runs athwartships just aft of the Master Cabin in the beamiest part of the hull. It has a 3 burner gas stove with oven. The S/S large bowl sink with Corian covers has a brushed steel single lever mixer tap. There is also an optional freezer available to fit on the port side of the galley with the stove and the sink.  The drawer style refrigerator and microwave are located on the starboard side of the galley.

Every convenience has been thought out. Storage is ample with a built-in spice rack, drop-out cutlery bins and a built-in coffee maker and wine cellar.

Forward Cabin

Forward Cabin
  • Large Centerline Queen sized Island Berth
  • En-suite Head
  • Mattress: 4" thick foam mattress with washable cover.
  • Storage: -Below berth, cubby-hole alongside of hull, two tidy pockets, book shelves
  • 2 Hanging locker with shelves
  • Water tank: Below berth

Forward Head

Forward Head

The head is divided into two independent spaces, one with shower and washbasin, the other with toilets and washbasin.

  • Electric toilet and vanity to starboard
  • Vanity Sink: Polyester bowl with Corian synthetic resin top
  • Electric sump pump.
  • Large mirror
  • Grating: Corian synthetic resin (std) or teak (option)
  • Ventilation: Via deck hatch or opening port.
  • Separate shower and basin to port

Aft Cabin

Aft Cabin
  • Large Double Berth
  • Mattress: 4" thick foam mattress with washable cover.
  • Fuel tank: Beneath berth, starboard side.
  • Water tank: Beneath berth, port side.
  • Soundproofing: Double bulkhead provides acoustic and thermal insulation from adjoining engine compartment.


Aft Head(s)

Aft Head(s)
  • Water: Hot and cold water, chrome-plated brass single-lever mixer tap and shower head.
  • WC: Manual sea toilet.
  • Wash-basin: Wash-basin unit with basin in Corian synthetic resin.
  • Electric sump pump.
  • Cabinet: 1 high-level 2-door storage unit with mirror
  • Ventilation: Via deck hatch or opening port.


Rigging And Sales

Rigging and Sales


  • Mast: 9/10 Fractional Anodized aluminum with double swept back spreaders
  • Boom: Anodized aluminum fitted with 2 continuous reefers.
  • Standing rigging: Continuous stainless single-strand cable

    chrome-plated bronze turnbuckles, single forestay, twin backstay, intermediate. and lower shrouds

  • Topping lift: Boom topping lift cleat

  • Genoa roller furler.

  • Running rigging: pre-stretched textile including main and genoa halyards, boom topping lift, main and jib sheets, 2 continuous reef lines, leech tensioner, furling line, downhaul tackle.


  • Mainsail: Dacron with 2 reef points, full battens and stack pack bag.
  • Genoa: Furling genoa with UV-protection.
  • Optional self-tacking jib available

Hull And Deck

Hull and Deck


  • Hand-laminated in polyester/glass fiber.
  • Decorative cover and boot stripes on the hull.
  • NPG gel coat with the first mat impregnated with NPG resin forming an optimum barrier against osmosis.
  • Structure: Hull bottom counter-molded, floors laminated into the hull.
  • Ballast: Keel bolts bear on stainless back-plates
  • Rudder: Semi-elliptical shape, filled with closed-cell epoxy foam and Solid stainless steel post.


  • Deck: Sandwich with injected PVC foam core
  • Handrails: Solid wood handrails on coach roof.
  • Fixed wooden toe rails
  • Anchor locker: Molded into the deck, self-draining with built-in windlass support and anchor chain eyebolt, lockable hatch cover.
  • Split Stainless Steel Bow pulpits Port + Starboard
  • Stern pulpit: Lifebuoy bracket, flagstaff bracket, and opening lifelines
  • Stanchions: 8 with 2 rows of life-lines.
  • Shroud chainplates: Single chainplate for cap shrouds and lower shrouds 2 backstay chainplates

  • Safety harness "D-rings" in cockpit floor 2 backstay chainplates

  • Mooring cleats: 6 aluminum cleats, 4 mooring & 2 spring

  • Rubbing strips:6 stainless, on hull by cleats at the sheerline

  • Mainsheet Traveler: On coach roof with adjusting car.

  • Genoa tracks: With adjustable lead cars.

  • Downhaul: With multi-purchase tackle and cascade.

  • Pulleys: 2 single genoa sheet return pulleys on coaming

  • Through-deck fitting: Stainless swan-neck for electrical and electronic cables.

  • Deck organizers: 2 deck organizers for halyard returns.

  • 1Halyard winches on coachroof. (optional additional winch and electric)

  • 2 Genoa/Jib Sheet winches on cockpit coamings (optional electric)

  • 2 rows of jam cleats port/starboard 


Denison Yacht Sales offers the details of this yacht in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of this boat for sale. A yacht buyer should instruct his yacht broker, or his boat surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This yacht for sale is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.