Current News

This shows current news stories for members and non-members.

2018 Association Round The Island Trophy

In a challenging race this year (lack of wind) the Association member yacht “Mintaka” owned by David and Ben Dillistone achieved highest place and wins the Association’s trophy for 2018.

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2018 Rallies for Members

Association rally dates for 2018 have been set.

Destinations and ports of call include Ramsgate, Dunkirk, Boulogne, Bembridge, Weymouth, Isles of Scilly, Plymouth.

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Dufour Association Burgees

Dufour Association

Fly your Dufour Association pennant with pride.
If you are a member and don’t have one yet then the Association is currently offering the new batch at under cost price.

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Dufour News Winter 2017

The latest edition of Dufour News is now out and includes articles on the Association’s recent rallies, articles on cruising the North coast of France and Brittany (part 1), plus the Baltic
(also part 1); and repairing a Dufour 40 rudder bearing. See the Winter 2017 issue here.

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Red Diesel and Belgium (Updated 24/10/17)

A number of British yachts have been fined for having red diesel in their tanks while visiting Belgium. This has happened before and the Belgian government stated it would not happen again but it has.
Update 3rd Aug 2017
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New Archive for Manuals

A new feature for Dufour Association members is an archive for manuals so members can share and access Dufour manuals that may be difficult to get – or just not with you when you want them.
Members have already added some and we hope to share more over time.

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