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Dufour 482024-02-19T10:24:17+00:00

Dufour 48

Technical information

Length 14.70 m / 48.2 ft
Draft 1.3 m / 4.2 ft
Displacement 15.2 t
Build 2020/2021
Beam 8.00 m / 26.2 ft
Engine 2 x 60 HP Yanmar
Fuel capacity 900.00 l / 237.7 US gal
Water capacity 700.00 l / 184.9 US gal

Sail Away on an Unforgettable Adventure: The Dufour 48

Cruise along the stunning Adriatic coastline with the Dufour 48 catamaran charter in Croatia. Combining elegance with impressive sailing performance, the Dufour 48 is the perfect vessel for an unforgettable journey through Croatia’s idyllic seascape.

The Dufour 48 sets a high standard in the catamaran rental Croatia market. Its avant-garde design and top-quality construction represent the pinnacle of contemporary yachting, ensuring an exceptional sailing experience on the tranquil waters of the Croatian coast.

Launched in 2018, the Dufour 48 measures roughly 48 feet in length and 26 feet in width, providing abundant space for relaxation and entertainment. With a draft of just 4 feet 3 inches, this catamaran allows for easy exploration of Croatia’s diverse coastlines, including its shallower waters and secluded inlets.

Upon boarding the Dufour 48 in Croatia, you’ll immediately notice its spacious and bright interiors. The saloon, encased by panoramic windows, affords a spectacular 360° view of the Adriatic. This indoor space seamlessly integrates with the exterior, creating an expansive area for leisure and socializing.

A key feature of the Dufour 48 Croatia catamaran is its user-friendly helm station situated on the upper deck. This setup ensures excellent visibility, simplified handling, and provides a wonderful spot for appreciating the mesmerizing Croatian landscape.

The Dufour 48 comfortably accommodates up to ten guests in its five elegantly designed cabins. Each cabin is fitted with large windows, infusing the space with natural light and offering stunning views of the sea. Ensuites in each cabin guarantee complete comfort and privacy during your catamaran charter in Croatia.

When it comes to performance, the Dufour 48 stands out in the catamaran rental Croatia market. With two robust engines (up to 60 HP each), this catamaran is recognized for its stability, speed, and superior maneuverability. Whether you’re venturing towards the ancient city of Dubrovnik or exploring the enchanting islands of the Dalmatian Coast, the Dufour 48 ensures a smooth and delightful journey.

A vital aspect of your catamaran charter in Croatia is the dedicated crew of the Dufour 48. Their profound local knowledge, sailing expertise, and commitment to excellent service make your sailing adventure both effortless and enjoyable.

The Dufour 48 also features a modern, well-equipped galley and a spacious dining area. Here, meal preparation and dining become pleasurable experiences as you enjoy fresh Mediterranean cuisine whilst appreciating the captivating Croatian landscape.

Opting for a Dufour 48 catamaran charter in Croatia presents a unique opportunity to explore the Adriatic Sea at your own pace. Discover hidden bays, vibrant coastal towns, and immerse yourself in the authentic Mediterranean lifestyle.

In conclusion, a Dufour 48 catamaran charter in Croatia promises an unmatched sailing holiday. More than just a vessel, it’s your Adriatic home, enabling you to discover the incredible beauty of Croatia at your leisure. Welcome aboard the Dufour 48 Croatia charter – your extraordinary sailing adventure awaits!

Deck & Cockpit equipment : Anchor windlass electric , Main anchor-chain , Fenders , Hand bilge pump and handle , Gangway , Swimming ladder , Door panels-keys , Boat hook , Winch handles , Dinghy, pump, oars , Outboard motor , Plastic bucket , Water Jerrycan , Diesel jerrycan , Engine oil , Fuel funnel , Deckbrush , Gas bottles , Spare Anchor , Mooring lines , Cockpit table , Cockpit cushions

Sails, covers, rigging : Furling Genoa , Main sail , Bimini top , Sprayhood , Lazy Jacks , Lazy bag

Safety equipment : Horseshoe lifebuoy , Floating light , Emergency helm , Life raft , Torch light , Bosun’s chair , Radar reflector , Black Ball , Fire extinguishers , Safety belts , Life jackets , Box of flares , First aid kit , Fog horn

Navigation equipment : Cockpit compass , Speed log , Echo sounder , Wind instruments , Hand bearing comp , Divider , Parallel ruler , Greek Waters Pilot , GPS , VHF , Clock , Barometer , Binoculars , Autopilot

Spares and tools : Dinghy repair kit , Engine’s spares , Sails repair kit , Toolbox , Boat documents , Boat manuals

Linen : Bed sheets , Pillows , Pillows cases , Blankets , Towels

Galley : Gas stove & oven , Electric fridge , Icebox , Cuttlery – Kitchen equipment , Pans, plates, glasses, spoons, knifes, etc.

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Colour Chart Plotter

Optional (available on some vessels):
Air condition

Wifi – WLAN
DVD Player
Cockpit Speakers


Croatia VAT of 13% is included in the prices.


Fuel, Water, End cleaning, Provisions

High season is considered to be July and August
Low season is considered to be period from October to April

Charter Terms

Price per week – High season Price per week – Low season VAT
€ 11.000 € 5.400 Included

Dufour 48 Video


Licence and Skipper for renting a catamaran2024-01-17T09:00:03+00:00

A licence is required to sail a catamaran in Croatia, you check the list on our page “Acceptable licences in Croatia” . However, if you and your crew do not have a boat licence you can easily add a skipper or any other crew member.

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Security Deposit for renting catamaran in Croatia2023-02-01T17:16:22+00:00

Similarly to renting a car, chartering a boat requires a security deposit when renting a catamaran in Croatia. The deposit, fully refundable after check-out, covers you and your fellow passengers against accidental damage and ensures that contractual obligations are met. The security deposit varies in value depending on the model and brand of the boat. It will be returned to you after the boat has been inspected and is deemed undamaged.

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Insurance of a catamaran and payment insurance2023-02-01T23:01:05+00:00

We have partnered with WIENER INSURANCE GROUP to additionally insured all your payments send to us with Wire transfer and also credit card payments are fully insured when renting a catamaran in Croatia. By Croatia law, all catamarans and passangers are fully insured for the time of the charter.

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Cancellation policy for chartering a catamaran in Croatia2023-02-01T16:42:08+00:00

Europe Yachts Charter Group offers a full refund for cancellations made within 24 hours of booking for a catamaran charter in Croatia. For cancellations made up to 7 days after the booking date, a 12% handling fee is retained. For bookings cancelled up to 30 days before the check-in date, a 50% refund of the total amount is applied. Cancellations made within less than 30 days of the check-in date are not eligible for refund. Please be aware that the conditions of our charter partners’ own policies apply. If you have further questions regarding our cancellation policy, please contact our customer support team.

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What happens when I request an offer for renting a catamaran?2023-02-01T16:35:56+00:00

Once we receive your request for renting a catamaran in Croatia, one of our booking managers will confirm the availability of the boat, as well as check for alternative ones and send it all by email. To ensure your experience is the best it can be, we may contact you to discuss your request in detail. Let us do the research for you – free of charge.

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When can I get in touch with the skipper when renting a catamaran in Croatia?2023-02-01T16:32:31+00:00

You can get in touch with the skipper as soon as you’ve completed your booking of a catamaran in Croatia. Our skippers are highly qualified and knowledgeable about their locality. They all speak English. The skipper is to be payed in the marina at the check in (for crewed charter, the crew is already included in the price)

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What is a Transit Log?2023-02-01T16:20:58+00:00

A Transit Log is a variable payment when renting a catamaran in Croatia, which can include the following: bed linen, cleaning, on-board Internet connection, tourist tax and base marina fees. The details of the Transit Log differ depending on the boat, location and charter partner. Once you choose your boat, our team will be able to outline the specifics of the Transit Log associated with your booking.

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Are there any other costs I should be aware of when renting a catamaran in Croatia?2023-02-01T16:36:59+00:00

There are marina fees and fuel costs which vary depending on the type, duration and location of your catamaran sailing holiday in Croatia. Marina fees need to be paid at each marina you choose to dock overnight – the amount varies but you may be able to find this information in advance by contacting the marinas directly. Fuel costs depend on whether you’re you like to sail or go with the motor.

Here is the example of all obligatory and optional costs for one of the catamarans .

CATAMARAN: 3,735.00 €
Standard charter pack: 170.00 € (OBLIGATORY)
Tourist tax: 1.30 € per person per day (OBLIGATORY)
Skipper: 1,050.00 € (OPTIONAL)
Hostess: 910.00 € (OPTIONAL)

And here are some estimates expenses:

Fuel est.: 250 – 350 €
Mooring fees est.: 200 – 400 € Presuming that most of the nights will be on the anchor or mooring buoy. Some people will go entire week with only 150 € spent on mooring fees. It also depends on the weather. It is safer to be in marina if there is a storm.
Food: 450 €+ (provisions for boat + skipper) Please note that this does not include dinners in restaurants. Meals in restaurants are 15 € for pizza and soft drinks, while full meals are 25-35 € per person.

VAT is included in all the prices.

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The Lagoon 630 motor yacht has a top speed of approximately 15-20 knots (17-23 MPH, depending on its configuration and engine options. With its impressive speed and performance capabilities, the Lagoon 630 motor yacht offers a thrilling and comfortable way to explore the open waters.

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Can one person sail a 60 foot catamaran?2023-09-28T21:31:58+00:00

It is strongly advisable to have at least a small crew when operating a 60-foot catamaran to ensure safe navigation and to share the workload. Even experienced sailors often opt for a team to manage such vessels effectively and enjoy a more relaxed and secure sailing experience.

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