Current News

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

Red Diesel

The UK Government (HMRC) has lost its case at the European Court of Justice regarding the use of red diesel. Its case was that leisure vessels were allowed to use red diesel as part was used for heating rather than propulsion. This meant that UK leisure sailors could use this...Read More »


Dufour News Summer 2018

The latest issue of Dufour News is the Summer 2018 issue with articles on Rerigging, Sea-cocks, Association rallies to Weymouth and Isles of Scilly plus cruising The Netherlands.

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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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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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