It's no secret that in recent years new launches under 40ft have become rarer and rarer. So this new Dufour 32 should stand out from the competition

The Dufour 32 is a compact new launch with particularly impressive deck and cockpit space thanks to its combination of modern wide aft beam hull shape and clever solutions.

An inflatable platform acts as a lightweight transom enclosure, for example, which can easily be removed and deflated or can serve as a sizable swim platform-cum-floating sunbathing space.

The tiller hinges up to free-up cockpit space, while the table can adjoin the two benches for full lounging space. The result is a cockpit that can transform into a much larger, and more comfortable area than most other 32ft yachts can accommodate.

Clever design features may lead you to believe the Dufour 32 is a much larger yacht than it really is. Photo: Jean-Marie Liot

The wide beam gives the interior a spacious feel as well in a two cabin, one heads layout. Again, Dufour has been smart with the furniture – the saloon table can be lowered to create a particularly large sleeping area.

This is a yacht which may have you constantly questioning its length.

Dufour 32 specifications:

LOA: 10.31m / 33ft 10in
Beam: 3.31m / 10ft 8in
Draught: 1.90m / 6ft 3in
Displacement: 4,900kg / 10,800lb
Price: €119,520 ex VAT

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