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Engine Informations

  • Nb. Engine
  • Engine Brand
    Volvo Penta
  • Power
  • Fuel
  • Propeller
    Inboard > Sail Drive
  • Engine Infos.
    Volvo D1-30


Dufour 34 Performance – a very well- mannered cruiser with a good turn of speed, manoeuvrable in close quarters and extremely comfortable below. Easily sailed with a shorthanded crew, easily sailed single handed, ideal for the sailor with a thirst for quick passages. Many upgrades and updates includes, Upgraded engine to standard, Solid rod rigging, Hull scrapped back and re-epoxied, Saildrive seal replaced, new Solar panel with regulator, new Panair diesel hot air heating system, new Sprayhood Frame and Fabric and more. Very fine example well loved and maintained.


Built by Dufour Yachts designed by Umberto Felci/Patrick Roseo, Sloop with Lead keel, aft cockpit,

semi-eliptical rudder, Lewmar wheel steering, GRP hull deck and superstructure. White hull with white deck, cockpit and coachroof, S/S push and pulpit, Teak cockpit seats, grab and toe rails, removable boarding ladder.


Hand laminated GRP hull, vacuum bagged

PVC foam core sandwich above water line

NPG Gelcoat with first layer of cloth impregnated with NPG resin forming an optimum barrier against osmosis

Inner moulded hull bottom, structural framing laminated to the hull

PVC foam core sandwich, moulded by injection process (Resin Transfer Moulding) for significant weight saving and excellent interior finish.


Volvo D1-30 30HP 3 cylinder diesel engine. (Last serviced April 2023)

Engine hours 848.6

Two bladed folding propeller on saildrive (saildrive seal replaced 2022)

Control panel close to helmsman, with hour meter and tachometer.

Alternator with battery isolator

Fuel filter with water separator and Emergency fuel shut-off.

Engine room with Quality sound proofing and ventilation blower via 2 hoses.

Water inlet strainer fitted (New 2022)

Optional change over valve through toilet inlet to engine (New 2022)

Cruise speed 6 knots

Max speed 8 knots

Range 300Nm


4 x 12 volt batteries charged by engine alternator. 1 engine 3 service batteries

Engine & service battery isolators

Onboard battery charger via 240V a/c shore power

Solar panel with regulator (New 2021)

Battery monitor – BM-1 amp used + voltage

240V ac shore power connections with RCD and 13amp sockets below


Fuel: 90L – Plastic tack – Port cockpit locker – with gauge on the electrical switchboard

Water: 230L – Stainless steel tank – Fore cabin – with gauge on the electrical switchboard

Holding tank – Port cockpit locker with deck outlet (never used)


Bermudan Sloop 9/10ths Tall rig version.

Anodized Sparcraft aluminium Mast and Boom with double swept backed spreaders, deck stepped.

Discontinuous standing rigging in solid stainless steel Rod and chrome plated bronze turnbuckles including:

Forestay, double backstay, cap shrouds, inter and lower shrouds, fully grounded rigging system.

Complete Rigg off inspection and upgrade May 2015.

Dynemma running rigging including: Main and Genoa halyards, boom topping lift, Main and Genoa sheets,

Three reefing lines, out-haul line, Main sheet car control line with sheet on a 5 to 1 purchase, furling line, boom vang tackle.

Main sail with slab reefing via three lines reefing system, Sail cover & Lazy jacks (New 2021).

Genoa with Roller furling.

Spinnaker pole


Mainsheet track and adjustable traveller in cockpit floor.

Mainsheet tackle

Genoa sheet tracks with adjustable lead blocks from cockpit

Genoa sheet turning blocks on coaming

2x4 sheave deck organisers for halyards returns, main sheet and reefing lines

Stainless steel swan neck electric/electronic cable gland

Multiple clutches on roof

Upgraded ST halyard/spinnaker winches on roof

Upgraded ST Genoa winches on coamings close to the helmsman.


2x Harken 40’s ST – Coachroof

2x Harken 44’s ST – Cockpit Coaming


Mainsail – Dacron –Westaway Sails 2008

Genoa 120% - Pentax Taffeta - Westaway Sails 2008

Genoa 105% – Dacron Blade - Westaway Sails 2008

Storm Jib – Orange Dacron - Westaway Sails 2008 (can be fitted to the inner forestay)

Spinnaker – Westaway Sails 2008


Sleeps up to six people in two cabins plus the saloon

Forward cabin with large double V-berth

Saloon with port & starboard single berths

L-shaped galley to port

Forward facing chart table to starboard

Good sized aft heads

Large aft cabin with generous double berth

Moabi woodwork throughout

Teak & holly cabin sole

Cream removable washable mattress covers

Panair diesel hot air heating system with 3 outlets (New 2021)

Forward cabin

Large double V berth (Owners cabin)

Open shelving to port & starboard with sea fiddle

Under berth stowage

Port & starboard hanging lockers with shelves

2 x reading lights

2 x small opening deck hatches with Ocean air blinds

Headroom 1.77m

Large berth approx. 210x165cm

10cm mattress with raised wooden slats


Port & starboard settee seating (can be used as single berths)

Backrests and seats in foam with washable covers (Modified and reduced to a sensible thickness 2021)

Saloon table with drawer, bottle stowage and under bottle stowage

Under berth stowage and behind backrest stowage

Book shelves to port & starboard

Cupboard storage to port & starboard

Cabin sole with crumb tray

Opening deck hatch

Wooden grab rails

Hull portlights

Companionway 1.86m headroom



Nav lights – LEDs, deck, mast head, steaming

Compass – Plastimo Contest 130

Chart Plotter – Raymarine E80 (helm)

Chart Plotter – AG neovo (chart table) with Raymarine keypad

AIS – Transmitter receiver

VHF radio – DSC Icom IC-M505 with 2nd handset for cockpit helm position

Log/Speed/Depth – Raymarine ST60+ tridata

Wind instrument – Raymarine ST60+ wind speed, direction & VMG

Autopilot – Raymarine ST6002 smart pilot

Stereo – Sony with Bluetooth and cockpit speakers


Anchor with marked chain and warp

Windlass – Quick electric

Fire Extinguishers

Bilge pump Manual

Bilge pump Electric

Sprayhood – Frame and Fabric (New 2021)

Fenders & warps

Cockpit teak trimmed seats with teak cockpit sole

Two large cockpit side lockers with fitted lids with padlock hasps

GRP steering pedestal

Rudder stock head under helmsman’s sole for attaching emergency tiller

Transom open in centre by removing helmsman’s seat giving access to swimming/boarding platform

Gas cylinder locker in aft port seat

Life raft stowage under transom bespoke platform with in-laid teak (New platform 2021)

Cockpit shower H& C in aft locker

Stainless steel clip on bathing ladder (stowed in stbd cockpit locker)

Horse shoe buoy

Teak handrails on coachroof, wooden toerails

Self-draining chain locker with eye bolt and integrated windlass bracket, lid with locking bolt

Stemhead fitting anchor roller

Spinnaker pole

Pulpit with separate port/starboard nav lights

Pushpit with horse shoe buoy bracket, flag pole holder, nav lights and opening cable gate with hook

Stanchions with 2 levels of life line

Four aluminium mooring cleats

Single stainless steel chainplate for cap shrouds/aft lower shrouds

Two chainplates for backstay

Two deck fillers, one for water and one for fuel

Solar panel with regulator

Overall winter cover with windows


Life raft (out of date)


Cruised mainly around the west country, channel isles and Brittany.

Kookaburra is a very well- mannered cruiser with a good turn of speed, very manoeuvrable in close quarters and extremely comfortable below. Easily sailed with a shorthanded crew, easily sailed single handed. A change of plan with our sailing requirements is the reason for selling, but she will be greatly missed.


Hull below the waterline scrapped back and re-epoxied 2022

Saildrive seal replaced 2022

Engine water inlet strainer fitted 2022

Engine water change over valve through toilet inlet 2022

Solar panel with regulator 2021

1x extra service battery added 2021

Main sail cover & Lazy jacks 2021

Panair diesel hot air heating system with 3 outlets 2021

Saloon back cushions modified and reduced in thickness 2021

Sprayhood Frame and Fabric 2021

Life raft stowage under transom bespoke platform with in-laid teak 2021

Batteries 2016

Rudder tube bearing 2015

Complete Rigg off inspection and upgrade May 2015.


Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these details their accuracy is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to employ a qualified Marine surveyor to carry out a survey of the vessel which should include an engine assessment where appropriate. Baltic Yacht Brokerage are acting as a Broker for the Vendor of this vessel, who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of any business. Show More


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