manufacturer provided description pure elegance the dufour design is a balance between sensitive, sophisticated and precise touches. an integral part of our own identity, it is this subtle harmony that makes dufour sailboats so unique. majestically elegant, merging contemporary and timeless style, the dufour 460 embodies all the beauty of the dufour signature. it s an authentic pure-blood in both aesthetics and performance with its hull line and pronounced bilges. both rounded and fluid, the deck shapes leave room for a huge cockpit and wide side decks for optimum movement. inside, a vast lounge with front galley gives it a yacht feel. the dufour 460 is the gold standard and sure to become legendary. construction - hull: hand-laminated in polyester/glassfibre. - decoration: decorative stripes on the hull. - gelcoat: npg gelcoat with first mat impregnated with npg resin forming an optimum barrier against osmosis. - structure: hull bottom counter-moulded, floors laminated into the hull. - deck: sandwich with injected pvc foam core - ballast: keel bolts bear on stainless back-plates - rudder: semi-elliptical shape, filled with closed-cell epoxy foam. - rudder stock: solid stainless steel. - non-slip deck surface: non-slip structured deck surface. deck - hand rails: solid wood, on coachroof. - fixed toe rails: wooden, at the hull/deck join. - anchor locker: self-draining with built-in windlass support and anchor chain eyebolt, lockable hatch cover. - bow pulpits: seat and separate green/red navigation lights - stern pulpits: lifebuoy bracket, jackstaff bracket, navigation light, and opening life-lines with hook. - stanchions: 8 with 2 rows of life-lines. - mast foot: aluminium with halyard return pulleys. - other: solid wooden toe-rail. - shroud chainplates:single chainplate for cap shrouds and lower shrouds. - safety chainplates: safety harness chainplates in cockpit floor - chainplates: 2 backstay chainplates - midships mooring cleats: 2, aluminium - mooring cleats: 4, aluminium. - rubbing strips: 6 stainless, on hull sheerline - fuel deck fillers: 1 - water deck fillers: 2 - mainsheet tracks: on coachroof with adjusting car. - self tacking jib track. - downhaul: with multi-purchase tackle and cascade. - pulleys: 1 self tacking jib single sheet return pulleys on roof. - through-deckfitting:stainlessswan-neckforelectricalandelectroniccables. - deck organizers: 1 deck organizer for halyard returns. - halyard winches: 1 halyard winch on coachroof. - jamcleats: 2 rows of jamcleats port / starboard level with the companionway - furler line jamcleats: 1 at aft end of sidedeck - hatch covers: polyester hatch cover forward of the companionway. cockpit - cockpit bench seats: teak covered. - helmsman s seat: teak covered. - lockers: 2 large side lockers,lids fitted with struts and fixings for padlocks. - helm: dual helm position, wheels - helm console: polyester. - engine control: at starboard helm position - compasses: 1 compass at each helm position - gas locker: in starboard aft locker - stern door: swings up, with built-in folding stainless bathing ladder - bib locker: life raft stowage in dedicated locker fitted with ram. - handrail: in port stern locker, cold water - shower: cold water - shore supply:connector in port stern locker - bathing ladder: folding stainless bathing ladder - cockpit floor: non-slip polyester cockpit floor. - emergency tiller: head of rudder stock beneath helmsman s floo for fitting the emergency tiller accommodations forward cabin - berth: 200 160 cm approx. - mattress: 10 cm thick foam mattress with washable cover. - storage: below berth. cubby-hole along side of hull. 2 hanging lockers with shelves. below berth. bookshelf 2 tidy pockets - water tank: below berth - access: to navigation instrument transducers forward head - wc: manual sea toilet. - wash-basin: polyester bowl with top in teck. - water: hot and cold water, chrome-plated brass single-lever mixer tap and shower head. - drain: direct, via an electric pump. - mirror: large mirror - grating: corian synthetic resin (std) or teak (option) - ventilation: via deck panel or opening port. - cupboards: storage unit - other: separate shower and toilet aft head - wc: manual sea toilet. - wash-basin: wash-basin unit with polyester basin and top in deck. - water: hot and cold water, chrome-plated brass single-lever mixer tap and shower head. - drain: direct, via an electric pump. - cupboards: 1 high-level 1-door storage unit with mirror - mirror: large mirror - ventilation: via deck panel or opening port. saloon - saloon banquette: l-shaped banquette on starboard. - central banquette: fixed central banquette. - starboard banquette with 3 doors equipment. - table: with fiddles, removable cover with pad for hot dishes. - storage: storage under seats and behind backrests. built in to banquette bookshelf above banquette 5 cubby-holes with doors - removable fiddles - mast foot: stainless aft cabin - berth: 202 150 cm approx. - mattress: 10 cm thick foam mattress with washable cover. - fuel tank: beneath berth, starboard side. - water tank: beneath berth, port side. - storage: hanging locker with double door with shelf. cubby-hole along hull liner with fiddle. - soundproofing: double bulkhead provides acoustic and thermal insulation from adjoining engine compartment. - technical area: battery isolator on side of berth galley - configurations: forward. - worktop: corian synthetic resin with wooden fiddle. - sink: stainless, largebowl with covers, one of which can be used as a chopping board - water: hot and cold pumped water with chrome-plated brass single-lever mixer tap. - gas cooker: 3-burner gas cooker - crockery storage: dowels to retain crockery when heeling. - refrigerators: stainless steel drawer. - waste bin: sort compartments rigging and sails - mast: anodized aluminium with 2 levels of swept spreaders - rigging: 9/10 fractional - mast stepping: on deck - lights: anchor and steaming lights and deck flood. - topping lift: boom topping lift cleats. - boom: anodized aluminium fitted with 2 continuous reefers. - furler: genoa roller furler. - standing rigging: continuous in stainless single-strand cable, chrome-plated bronze rigging screws, comprising: forestay, twin backstay, inter. and lower shrouds. - preventer shroud: double - running rigging: running rigging in pre-stretched textile including: main sail and self tacking jib halyards, boom topping lift, main sail and self tacking sheets, 2 continuous reef lines, leech tensioner, 2 mainsheet car adjustments, furling line, downhaul tackle. - mainsail: 2 wide reef strips, with battens - genoa: furling genoa with uv-protection (dacron). disclaimer the company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. a buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. this vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. the dufour 460 gl design is a balance between sensitive, sophisticated, and precise touches. majestically elegant, merging contemporary and timeless style, the dufour 460 embodies all the beauty of the dufour signature. the modern style hull with chines gives to the d460 an unequaled look.