Current News

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

COVID-19 Epidemic

We have cancelled all Association rallies for the first half of 2020 but still have the autumn Bembridge rally in the programme but to be confirmed.

Stay safe and stay well.

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Dufour News Winter 2019

The latest issue of Dufour News is the Winter 2019 issue. This includes articles: Racing in Gocek, Alderney Rescue, Bembridge Rally, Sunny and South (part 2), Peter Pitchforth 1935-2019, Comfort Improvements for Dufour 365 GL.

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Association Round The Island Trophy

Congratulations to Steve Treadwell with his Dufour 34e Performance “Irene” for winning the Association RTI Trophy for being the highest placed finisher of our members. He was also placed first in the particular Division. In this year’s race every competitor was hampered by very light winds. Of the 1210 entrants...Read More »


Dufour News Magazine Archives

The Association’s magazine online archive now goes back to 1981. This provides further technical information for older yachts, and many additional ideas even for today’s yachts.

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Winner of the David Eyre Trophy

Winner of the 2018 David Eyre Trophy from the Dufour Association is Art Whitehead. The David Eyre Trophy is awarded by the Association Committee for the best article published in Dufour News during the year. The article “A Steep Learning Curve” was an example to us all and maybe reminds...Read More »


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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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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