Dragonfly 35 | Dragonfly

Dragonfly 35

The Dragonfly 35 is perfect for the monohull sailor, who wants to explore the world of offshore trimaran sailing, as the Dragonfly 35 offers the best accommodation to performance ratio - can easily be sailed singlehanded.

The Dragonfly 35 is produced in two versions - the Touring and the Ultimate version. The Touring version is perfect for fast and easy cruising, whereas the Ultimate version offers faster fun and exciting sailing.

The cockpit is very spacious and comes standard with wheel steering. The Dragonfly 35 is a performance cruiser with full standing headroom of 1.94 m and accommodates 7 people.

Luxurious Ocean Cruiser
10.70 m
Beam folded
3.85 m
Max. crew
6-8 people
Max. speed
23+ knots
"A fast cruising trimaran to take your breath away!"
Philippe Echelle - Multihulls World

Dragonfly 35 Videos

Design & Performance

The Dragonfly 35 comes in two versions - the Touring version that is perfect for fast cruising, and, the Ultimate version for those who want extra fun and exiting performance. The Ultimate version is though more challenging and needs earlier reefing.  The boat is the same and the difference lies in the size of the rig and sails only.

The cockpit is very spacious, and as standard the Dragonfly 35 comes with wheel steering. Clever detailing ensures all the lines are in easy reach and for the helmsman a GRP aft rail makes life unusually comfortable. All functions are led back to the cockpit for easy handling of the boat.

A 30 Hp inboard diesel engine with saildrive is located in a separate compartment aft, so the boat is still beachable and also dry out without damaging the folding propeller. The high volume floats provide stowage for all extra sails and even folding bikes etec. A unique (optional)feature is the possibility to stow a full size kayack or surfboard with one-piece mast in the back of the float - making the Dragonfly 35 a really fun boat with lots of toys onboard.

The Dragonfly 35 has full standing headroom of 1.94 m and offers sleeping for full 7 people. Starting foward, you will find a full size enclosed V-berth cabin with lockers for clothing and standing space. Moving aft, there is a full-width toilet section with shower and hanging lockers. Numerous small lockers have been fitted throughout the boat, closed at the front with a tidy wooden roll-top system.

The main cabin offers a large, stylish yet functional galley, with double burner stove and oven combined with ample storage lockers, two drawers and integrated coolbox (optional). The big saloon table sits 8 people for dinner. The saloon table offers good visibility like onboard a deck saloon yacht due to the high seating. Back aft in the main cabin, there is quite a large chart table which works well as home office working space as well. To starboard there is a "wet seat" to sit down briefly before taking off your oilies.

The aft cabin - located directly underneath the cockpit - offers a full size double berth of 2 x 1.50 m, and, although under the cockpit floor, it has sufficient headroom to sit up and is comfy as a double berth.

The Classic interior (optional) offers a roomy dinette that seats 8 persons and can easily convert into bunks, when and if needed, and, sleeps 7 persons in total.

To make handling easier, the Dragonfly 35 can also be offered with electrical winches, windlass and bowthruster, as well as many other electronics to make sailing even easier and more fun. Like on our other Dragonfly models, the Swing Wing system allows the floats to hinge inwards to meet the centre hull - reducing the beam of the boat from massive 8.20 m to 3.85 m and improving versatility, marina fees and your popularity with monohulls sailors. The float folds easily via electrical winch within 50 seconds - using no tools.

The Dragonfly 35 is exciting - a fantastic comfort-safety-perfomance yacht, an enjoyable and practical multihull!

Designed by Jens Quorning and Steen Olsen

Reviews, articles & awards

Dragonfly 35 on test

Yachting World - April 2007

A fast cruising trimaran to take your breath away

Multihulls World

Text and photos: Phillippe Echelle

Einfach schnell

Die Yacht - 1/2007

Text and photos: Fridtjof Gunkel

(Test in German)

Cruising for full speed

Bådnyt - February 2007

Text and photos: Henrik Hansen

(Test in Danish)

Verdens hurtigste familiebåd

Børsen - December 2012

Text and photos: Tore Johannesen

(Test in Danish)

European Yacht of the Year 2008



To inform and illustrate recommended service, maintenance, and refitting on an older Dragonfly, we have drawn this general information sheet. Rough elements, like strong winds and wave conditions, strong saltwater and UV do have some impact on the boat after a long sailing life.

We strongly recommend servicing and changing vital parts on your boat according to our recommendations. This information overrules any other former information you may have, as the following is based on updated knowledge.

Visual check of all cables is still required when changing the rigging. When trailering the boat, we strongly recommend focusing on side stay cables, as these easily bend when stepping the mast. Bended side stay cables near the terminal may cause the side stay cable to break.

On all Dragonflys, please regularly check the forestay cable in the top by the terminal. When furling, the spinnaker halyard may block the forestay, which can cause failure of the forestay.

On all Dragonflys, we recommend re-stitching (sewing) along the seems of the trampolines every 6-7 years (in climates with strong UV, every 5 years). Normally, our clients change their trampolines after 10-12 years use.

On Dragonflys built after 1989, the white 5 mm Teflon pad rings on the float deck need to be changed every 13-15 years – this is neither critical nor structural. For easy change of these pads/rings, you just bolt off the floats from the wings.

Over the years, Quorning Boats has used the riggings links, so-called Quick-Links, in the Dragonfly production. When replacing these, it is of utmost importance to purchase links of same high quality or similar products carrying same strength (working load). Many products look the same, but do not carry the same strength.

Original parts can be ordered at Quorning Boats at aftersales@dragonfly.dk

Common spare parts can be shipped within two weeks, whereas special parts and/or custom-made parts usually are served within 6-8 weeks.

For orders below EUR 100.- excl. VAT, we charge a handling fee of EUR 15.-

Parts ordered at Quorning Boats Denmark, will be produced in originally designed materials. Should you choose to order from other suppliers, please check that the same kind of materials are used – especially on the waterstays and other rigging parts, where stronger Dyeform cables are needed.

DRAGONFLY 35 TOURING & ULTIMATE (built since 2006)
Waterstays – every 7 years (max), or by max 15,000 NM
Side stays and forestay – every 10 years, or by max 15,000 NM
Diamond spreader stays on the mast – every 15 years
Rudder downhaul cable – every 7 years
Rudder safety cables – every 7 years


Length overall, sailing 10.68 m 10.68 m
Length, folded 12.60 m 12.60 m
Beam, sailing 8.20 m 8.20 m
Beam, folded 3.85 m 3.85 m
Draft, board up 0.55 m 0.55 m
Draft, board down 1.90 m 1.90 m
Weight of standard boat, ready to sail 3,900 kgs 3,900 kgs
Payload max., incl. crew 1,500 kgs 1,500 kgs
Engine 30 PS / 22 kW 30 PS / 22 kW
Water tank 140 l 140 l
Diesel tank 80 l 80 l
Holding tank 60 l 60 l
Mast section, Carbon 16 m 17.50 m
Mast height over water level 18 m 19.50 m
Mainsail  56 m2  67 m2
 Furling genoa 32 m2   35 m2
 Code 0 55 m2  72 m2 
Asymmetric spinnaker 95 m2 124 m2
Bowsprit, length 1.50 m 1.50 m
Max. No of persons, CE-Category A 6 6
Max. No of persons, CE-Category B 8 8
Unsinkable Yes Yes

Designed by Jens Quorning and Steen Olsen




Dragonfly 35 Promotion video
Dragonfly 35 doing 18 knots
Dragonfly 35 - Sydney to Pittwater
Dragonfly 35

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