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by hloerch
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Replacement Batteries for GL410
Replies: 5
Views: 1820

I`m thinking to replace mine as well wit Lithium ......less wight, smaller, 80-90% of the Ampere are usable.
by hloerch
Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Replacement Batteries for GL410
Replies: 5
Views: 1820

Exide EF1050

I have the same in my 450 GL. In spring time one of 4 become hot and it smalls like bad eggs. I shout down the charger and disconnected the bad battery. The Battery was 3 years old. I use battery monitor so that I don't discharge them above 50%. I will install instead the 4x 105 Amper the 300 Ampere...
by hloerch
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Generator
Replies: 4
Views: 1862

Generator

Hi gang,
I would like to know a bit about your experience with generator.
I think about the new EFOY to to power, up to 240 Amp a day, or a Diesel Generator eg. the Picolo which makes approx. 4 Kw.
Both are around the same price.

What have you on your boat?

Herbert
by hloerch
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Symmetrical spinnaker in 350 GL
Replies: 3
Views: 1644

Sailing on the sea or lake?
I had a 350 GL on the Swiss Lake and was OK with 130 qm Genaker.
by hloerch
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Symmetrical spinnaker in 350 GL
Replies: 3
Views: 1644

Sailing on the sea or lake?
I had a 350 GL on the Swiss Lake and was OK with 130 qm Genaker.
by hloerch
Sun Nov 20, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Poor Quality of new Dufour Yacht
Replies: 10
Views: 6009

New Attitude wrote:when you say "newer" - roughly what yearsmodels do you have in mind?
When you read different forums you see owners 382, 560, 450 who are struggling.
by hloerch
Sun Nov 06, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: 350 GLoffset file
Replies: 5
Views: 3143

Here are most of datas. A lot Dufour Yachts are listed:
http://jieter.github.io/orc-data/site/index.html#SUI786
by hloerch
Sat Nov 05, 2016 9:50 am
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Poor Quality of new Dufour Yacht
Replies: 10
Views: 6009

Minimum on quality and value for money

When you buy a new sailing boat you expect a minimum on quality. I agree that a Dufour Yacht is not by far a Swan or Halberg. When in the pantry you have so many gaps between the furniture and big plates that you can be injured so it´s a sign of lousy quality. When you by a VW car you expect as wel...
by hloerch
Wed Nov 02, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Poor Quality of new Dufour Yacht
Replies: 10
Views: 6009

A lot of comments on Facebook

On Facebook you will find a lot of Dufour owners where have havily concerns with the Quality of newer Dufour Yachts.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/444995812258582/

Most of the owners wait since month of solutions to fix their problems.
by hloerch
Sat Oct 29, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Poor Quality of new Dufour Yacht
Replies: 10
Views: 6009

Poor Quality of new Dufour Yacht

Hello I would like to you know about your experience with new Dufour Yachts. Mine is horrible. I bought last year one of the last Dufour 450 GL in Spain at the Dufour dealer. Here my experience in the first 12 month: - First sail in a bit bumpy weather all the drawer in the pantry flow in the salon ...
by hloerch
Sat Jan 30, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Common Discussion - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Have someone the Polar diagram Dufour 450 GL
Replies: 2
Views: 2375

Have someone the Polar diagram Dufour 450 GL

I`m looking for a Polar diagram for Dufour 450 GL.
There are other owners 450 GL in this forum?
by hloerch
Sat Jun 27, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: D385 cracks in foredeck
Replies: 2
Views: 3406

Hi Michael
I had the same on the 335 GL.
We had small hairl line cracks below the cabin windows on both sides.
The boat was one year old.
by hloerch
Thu Jun 04, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: Common Marketplace - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Cockpit Persenning for Dufour 405
Replies: 0
Views: 2222

Cockpit Persenning for Dufour 405

I´m selling my Cockpit Persenning for Dufour 405 GL.
It´s more or less new in blue color. The price new was 1.100 €.
High qualitty and easy to install. Takes max. 5 inutes. The Cockpit persenning protects the hole Prayhood and Cockpit over all.
My price is 450 €.
Contact: H_loerch@web.de