DuFour 405 Grand Large Opihr


Opihr is a first class example of the very popular Dufour 405 Grand Large cruiser. With the Dufour Grand Large 405, the designer added to his line of fast, sleek performance cruisers. The design won European Boat of the Year 2010 in the Family Cruiser category, and received numerous nominations worldwide. The GL405 is fast, nimble, and easily driven. She will tack through 80 degrees and do 8 knots in 15 knots of apparent wind at 40 degrees. She comes with the fantastic 40hp Volvo Penta engine and is a joy to sail either with a small crew or larger groups. Opihr has a large and spacious cockpit with an abundance of fitted seating to accommodate friends, family and guests. Her twin helm/wheels make ease of movement around the cockpit and she has a large drop down transom/swim platform with ladder and hot shower.

She boasts three double cabins, two heads/toilets and is very highly specified. She has a well-equipped linear galley/kitchen with plenty of storage, an oven with a 2 burner stove, a microwave and a very large double fridge which is both front and top loading. Her galley/kitchen comes fully equipped with crockery and utensils.

The saloon table seats up to eight in comfort, with 6’5” headroom, has a U-shaped settee to port with a table and a double bench seat inboard. The cushions compliment her interior and storage is everywhere, there is definitely no shortage onboard, including below and behind the settee and in the bookshelf above.

Her owners cabin forward has its own heads/toilet compartment with separate shower area and hanging storage with further storage lockers along the side of the berth. There are 2 double aft cabins and a separate heads/toilet accessible from the saloon. The saloon boasts a conversion to create yet another vast double berth all finished off with full cabin heating throughout Opihr for additional comfort. She is fitted with an extensive Raymarine navigation suite, this boat is a great family cruising yacht and ideal for weekends/weeks away on the water.


L.O.A: 11.89m
Beam: 3.98m
Draught: 2.03m
Displacement: 8990kg

Rig & Sails

Sloop rigged
Mainsail with 3 reefing points lead aft to the cockpit
Furlex furling Genoa system
Storm Jib
Spinnaker Pole


3 luxury double cabins plus saloon which also convert to an additional double bed.
Berths 6+2 (saloon)
Full Eberspacher cabin central heating system


Volvo Penta 40bhp
Sail drive to 2 blade Volvo brass folding prop


2 x 12v 110amp Domestic + 1x110amp Engine
Upgraded Engine alternator & 240v battery chargers
240v & 12v sockets in all cabins
Shore power and extension cable
Electric anchor windlass
Microwave oven


200 ltr fuel tank
380 ltr water tank (two tanks)
hot water tank
holding tank

Navigation aids

Steering compass at both helms
Raymarine E120 Series Chartplotter/GPS with AIS and Radar
Raymarine ST60 speed/log instruments
Raymarine Instrument repeater displays
NAVTEX McMurdo Nav6
Raymarine Autopilot control
Raymarine echosounder
Raymarine DSC VHF plus handheld VHF.

Safety Equipment

8 man liferaft
Full Offshore Flare Pack
Smoke & Gas Alarms
Horseshoe buoys with Danbuoy and light

Other Equipment

Warps, fenders & Lines
Full complement of charts & publications for the cruising areas.

What’s included

Our welcome complementary basket with basic provisions
Cooking Gas plus 1 full additional bottle will always be onboard and is included.
We also provide our own cruising guides from our years of knowledge of The Solent from its walks to pubs and restaurants, beautiful anchorages and marinas. These can be requested from us and tailored to your interests free of charge.

Day skipper qualification required for chartering. If you do not have the qualifications to charter Opihr, why not talk to us about hiring a skipper for your booking or have a look at our Link Package in courses.

Pricing & Options

We strive to cater for all your needs, our charter options are flexible, we can discuss and offer advice to ensure that your sailing days on the water are fun and tailored to you, If you cannot see what you require, please get in touch with us and we may be able to arrange our charter options specifically for you.

Our Details

Call us to book now on 02392 520 200

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