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2011 Dufour 525 Grand Large

Bellingham, Washington



Unique opportunity to own a fantastic Performance Cruiser!  Extremely well equipped and ready to cruise.

Lots of recent upgrades and refurbishments, not your typical 2011 model that you need to put a lot of money into.  Current owner has invested heavily to bring this Dufour 525 Grand Large to a place where she is Turn Key and ready to enjoy summer fun!

See "Upgrades & Refurbishments" details for this listing that include:

  • NEW mattresses in forward and aft berths, new linen and comforters.
  • NEW radio and cockpit speakers.
  • Replaced Raymarine C120 GPS in navigation station.
  • NEW NAVPOD and Raymarine E95 multifunction GPS at helm.
  • NEW Yanmar engine panel with VDO gauge
  • NEW Dodger & Bimini including NEW 316SS framing 
  • NEW hull striping.

Call today to schedule a viewing of this fine vessel in Bellingham, WA.


Mariners Yacht & Ship Brokerage, Inc. is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Marine Servicenter - Seattle.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Dufour
Model: 525 Grand Large
Year: 2011
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Designer: Umberto Felci / Patrick Roseo
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: DUFE0748F111
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Other


Length: 50 ft / 15.24 m
Length Overall: 50'3 ft / 15.32 m
Waterline Length: 45'1 ft / 13.74 m
Beam: 16'1 ft / 4.90 m
Max Draft: 6'6 ft / 1.98 m
Dry Weight: 35,715 lb
Ballast: 10,692 lb
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH4-HTE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 110hp
  • Year: 2010


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 130 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 195 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Cruisers, Sloop
More Info :


3C/2H layout with Master Cabin forward and en-suite head, nice size guest cabins aft and 2nd head/ day head. Massive interior with lots of light, large L-galley and center island aft to port.  Large settee to starboard with centerline bench seat.  Long Settee to port. Big Nav station with nice swivel chair.

Main Salon:

  • Navigation & Communication Table to Starboard
  • Upholstered settee to starboard
  • Large Salon table with centerline bench seat
  • Storage in seating modules and Air Storage Drawers
  • Sliding Acrylic / GRP doors for Saloon access
  • Air Conditioning ducts installed, no AC Units

Master Stateroom Forward:

  • Reading lights 2
  • Large hanging lockers
  • Storage cupboards Locker
  • Large center queen berth with split mattresses 2.0m
  • En-suite head with Shower, Toilet, Washbasin

Aft Starboard Side Cabin:

  • Reading lights 2
  • Large hanging locker
  • Storage cupboards Locker
  • Nice size berth with split mattresses 2.0m
  • Aft head - Direct Access from Starboard cabin & Salon Shared Access

Aft Port Side Cabin:

  • Reading lights (Two (2) at cabin working properly)
  • Large hanging locker
  • Storage cupboards Locker
  • Nice size berth with split mattresses 2.0m
  • Aft head - Direct Access from Port cabin
  • Long L-galley
  • Center Island for Galley
  • 3 Burner propane hob and propane 50cm oven
  • 2 Top load freezers
  • 1 Built-In Refrigerator
  • Stainless steel double sink
  • Lots of counter space
  • Lots of room for more than 1 person to work in galley
  • 12vdc Panel for General Control and Distribution
  • Shore power receptor
  • A/C - Shore/ Selector Switch
  • House Battery Bank = 2xS12v550NGF Batteries in Parallel
  • Engine Start Battery = 1x24M7
  • Bow Thruster Batteries = 2x24M4
  • Mastervolt Inverter
  • Solar Panels (3 units at Aft)
  • Smart Solar Charge Control
  • Saloon light system
  • 220v 60hz AC Power


  • Raymarine Charplotter Display 9¨- (Between Helms in cockpit)
  • Radar Antenna on main mast
  • 2 Raymarine ST70 Multifunctional Displays (at STB Side deck)
  • 1 Raymarine ST70 Multifunctional Display (at Port Side deck)
  • Raymarine Ray2 40E VHF Radio at Nav Station
  • Raymarine C120w GPS Chartplotter at Nav Station
Sails & Rigging
  • Full Battened Performance Mainsail - Triradial Cut
  • Performance Genoa - Triradial Cut
Sail Area

I : 57.58 ft
J : 18.25 ft
P : 56.50 ft
E : 18.75 ft
Keel Details
Keel #1
Keel Type: Other
Ballast: 9921 lb
Max Draft: 7.58 ft
Upgrades & Refurbishments

The goal of the refurbishment was to go through every system on the boat to verify it functioned as designed so the boat could be operated reliably and safely. While every small detail is too great to document, this is a list of the major refurbishment items that were addressed.

  • Hull was sanded down to the gel coat, two barrier coats applied and finished with two coats of SeaHawk Sharkskin black bottom paint.
  • New 316SS metric prop shaft was installed
  • New 35mm Volvo shaft seal and cutlass bearing
  • Prop sanded down and two coats of Prop Speed applied to prop and shaft
  • Rudder dropped, bearings inspected, shaft inspected and all found to be in good condition.
  • Steering chain replaced on both helms with new 316SS Tsubaki chain.
  • Anchor chain removed from locker. Flaked our chain and marked every 10 feet. Windlass inspected, operated and found to be in good condition.
  • All vertical Stanchions removed and resealed with mounting bolts tightened.
  • Hull polished and waxed complete
  • Replaced 8 through Hulls with newer design valves.
  • Replaced refrigerator water cooled condenser and through hull.
  • Sink drain replaced.
  • Yanmar 3 heat exchangers removed, pressure tested, cleaned and replaced.
  • Max Power bow thruster inspected, wiring repaired and tested.
  • Stbd aft electric winch motor replaced.
  • All fairleads replaced.
  • Sails removed, inspected by North sails, washed, new hanks on Staysail.
  • New Selden 20 rodkicker boom vang.
  • Removed 2 Suunto Compasses, installed new seals, oil, swung and calibrated.
  • Replaced heater in Quick water heater to meet US electrical standards.
  • Replaced all mattresses in forward and aft births, new linen and comforters.
  • New radio and cockpit speakers.
  • Replaced Raymarine C120 GPS in navigation station.
  • Verified Radar works as designed
  • Installed NAVPOD and Raymarine E95 multifunction GPS at helm.
  • Installed new Yanmar engine panel with VDO gauge
  • Installed new 316SS framing for new dodger and bimini.
  • Replaced all hull striping.
Manufacturer Provided Description

Powerful, fluid, generous. You can settle down aboard and imagine yourself enjoying the freedom and luxury offered by all this space. You’ll easily be able to visualize living aboard and cruising with your family and friends. Below decks: light, openness, exceptional fittings and materials, everywhere space — the space to get together when you want, but also to have some space to yourself if that’s what you feel like. Topside: cockpit, stern platform, deck — easy-going and protected everywhere. And then: stowage space forward, separate crew cabin, roomy stern stowage space with tilting cover revealing a large bathing platform. You can enjoy all your creature comforts and the convenience of beautifully-designed equipment. A great Yacht!

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. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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