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by Benno
Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Common Discussion - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Inner Forestay
Replies: 9
Views: 10829

Re: Inner Forestay

in the front of the starboard genuatrack I have a screwable bould (some kind of a ring), screwd to the track. the inner forstay is just conncted by strap. very simple, but effective. the only drawback is that you have to fix the innerstay in-time. on a dancing deck (big waves) it's hard to fix the s...
by Benno
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Dufour Performance Discussion
Topic: sails D40P for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 196

sails D40P for sale

the mainsail en genua (standard Elvstrom) of our D40P, 2006 are for sail.
only used for 1,5 year, after which we replaced them.
by Benno
Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Dufour Performance Technical Issues
Topic: D40P - genoa sheet inhauler
Replies: 2
Views: 1258

Re: D40P - genoa sheet inhauler

at boatersresourceses.com they offer a Dufour 40 performance plus - 40'.
there are 2 photo's where you can see a good profession in-fucker construction.
by Benno
Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Dufour Performance Discussion
Topic: acces to liferaft in D40P
Replies: 5
Views: 5636

liferaft acces

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by Benno
Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Dufour Performance Discussion
Topic: acces to liferaft in D40P
Replies: 5
Views: 5636

liferaft locker D40P

it is already a long time since we discussed the acces to the life raft locker. I changed the pins for 'violin-pins'. i tried it this weekend. by removing the violin-pin it's easy to remove the teak floor. then by pushing back the locker-cover it's easy to pick-out the life raft (6 persons plastimo)...
by Benno
Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Spinnaker Boom Traveller - Duf 34
Replies: 2
Views: 1951

hi, I sail a D40P. practicly the same but a bit bigger. I use a carbon pool on a masttrack. Depending on the wind force and edge of the wind, the pool will be higher or lower. I also use double sheeting. 1. The sheet, that gomes from the back and outside the scepter to the spi 2. The guy which goes ...
by Benno
Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Refrigerator Not Cooling.
Replies: 4
Views: 2811

did you check your thermostate?
Mine was brooking and the cooling stopt.
by Benno
Tue Apr 12, 2016 4:11 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: 40 P
Replies: 7
Views: 4301

http://boefamily.dk/dufour385/userpix/109_IMG_0035_1.jpg I uploaded a picture how I did it. It's the same configuration they use on the 40PP. We used longer bolts. From the inside it easy to acces by opening the small plates in the sealing of the main cabin at the front side under the deckorganisers...
by Benno
Wed Jan 27, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Spinnaker sheet blocks
Replies: 1
Views: 2032

If you look in the Dufour owner manual, so find under the chapter 'Running Rigging" in the drawing exactly how to do this. 11 is your 'sheet', that's the free sheet from the spinnaker to the back 22 is the 'guy', in the middle of deck you find a flattening mounting point through which you bring the ...
by Benno
Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: Common Discussion - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Polar diagram 40 performance
Replies: 7
Views: 4995

The titel of the document is 'D40E_polaire-2', so I presume is the Dufour 40E
by Benno
Mon Jan 04, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: Common Discussion - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Polar diagram 40 performance
Replies: 7
Views: 4995

Attached some diagrams. The IMS certificate is for a p-14750, that is the tall mast version. The polar is forth standard mast. http://boefamily.dk/dufour385/userpix/109_D40Polardiagramstdmast3sails_kopie_2.jpg http://boefamily.dk/dufour385/userpix/109_Schermafbeelding_20160104_om_103720_1.jpg Hope y...
by Benno
Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Common Discussion - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Polar diagram 40 performance
Replies: 7
Views: 4995

wrong boat, this is the 40E
by Benno
Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:08 am
Forum: Common Discussion - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Manual Dufour preformance 40 2005
Replies: 1
Views: 2530

if you send me your mailadress I will sent it to you.
kind regards,
Benno
by Benno
Mon May 18, 2015 9:37 am
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Door Latch Spring Failure
Replies: 4
Views: 3854

Andrew,
Does this mean that the doorhandle is hanging a bot down and the is somespace between up and down.
If so, I have several handles with this problem (D40P build 2006).

Can you please post some pictures to understand the problem.
Thanks,
by Benno
Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: D 40P: double berth saloon
Replies: 4
Views: 3983

One of the back cussions fits in the space.