Sawadiva is a Dufour 485 Grand Large, launched in 2009 and currently cruising west from French Polynesia. The boat is EU VAT paid and completely blue water cruising ready – you can walk on board and start your dream cruise right away.
The Dufour 485 design is a stylish and sleek looking cruiser – capable of making fast passages. The interior is luxuriously finished and very comfortable. Nominated for European Yacht of the Year, the Dufour 485 design does not disappoint.
Sawadiva is the 3-cabin owner’s version, privately owned and never chartered. She is well set-up for cruising, with in-boom furler mainsail and genoa and staysail also on furlers. She’s also equipped with 2 gennakers, so there is plenty to make your ocean passages enjoyable.
The boat is Swiss registered and has an impressive equipment list :
- Forestay and Furler new in 2016
- all Sails new in 2017
- Gennaker new in 2019
- Engine only 1150h
- 100m of chain
- Raymarine I70 2016 and 2x Axiom Pro plotters 2019
- Radar Quantum 18″ 2019
- Independent Hydrovane Wind-Pilot
- Bimini with 5x removable wind/sun protection 2018
- 20HP outboard engine for dingy 2018
A must see for serious cruisers.