Cruising World Magazine Honors 520 GL

PrintCruising World Magazine has once again honored Dufour Yachts by crowning the new 520 Grand Large as the “Best Full Size Cruiser” of 2018. The expert Boat of the Year judging panel praised many of the boats innovative features including the cockpit flexibility,  interior floorplan and abundant creature comforts. Veteran judge Tim Murphy noted the 520 “..offered the most pleasurable sailing experience in the class.” In addition to outshining the competition on features and sailing performance, the panel also noted that the 520 was the least expensive boat in the category. Read the full report here.


The entire team at Dufour Yachts is thrilled and honored to be recognized again in this prestigious event, a pleasure we’ve had 8 times since 2009. In fact, over the past 10 years, Dufour has produced more Boat of the Year Winners than any other sailboat brand.

The expert judges at Cruising World Magazine have declared the 520 a winner and we hope you will too. Click HERE to contact your local dealer and set up a viewing appointment to see the 520 for yourself.