Dufour Performance 45E




The streamlined Dufour 45E Performance elegantly leaves other category models behind. The fruit of a team of passionate designers, this model is designed for sailors who demand the best in terms of looks, performance, safety, ease of handling, space and cruising comfort.

A cruising sailboat.

This fast and comfortable 14-metre sailboat is perfect for racing and for sailing with a scaled-down crew.

The Dufour 45E Performance has a flowing roof, an uncluttered deck and a wide and protective cockpit. Its high quality fittings combined with the famous Dufour yacht ergonomic design ensure ease of handling.

At the helm of this racer, designed for fast ocean cruising, you will feel like nothing can stop you.
Ultimate pleasure

Despite its sporty profile, the Dufour 45E Performance offers an interior of a size and design worthy of a large cruising yacht, to such an extent that many sailors have noted its superiority on this point over boats designed purely for comfort. Its perfect, warm and functional interior cannot fail to impress, along with its many portholes and deck panels ensuring optimum light and ventilation.

An unrivalled travel companion, the Dufour 45E Performance guarantees shared emotions, making its crew feel truly alive and free.

Technical specification and layouts 
Overall Length13.95 m
Waterline Length12.16 m
Hull Length13.60 m
Max Beam4.30 m
Light displacement10.637 kg
Draft1.95 m
Ballast3.380 kg
Fuel tank capacity250 L
Water tank capacity570 L
Engine power55 cv
Sail area113 m2