Douce France is a 42.2 m / 138′6″ luxury sailing yacht. She was built by Alu Marine in 1998.
With a beam of 15.4 m and a draft of 2.8 m, she has an aluminium hull and aluminium superstructure. This adds up to a gross tonnage of 218 tons.
She is powered by Cummins engines of 305 hp each giving her a maximum speed of 12 knots and a cruising speed of 11 knots. Douce France's maximum range is estimated at 3500 nautical miles.
The sailing yacht can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins with an interior design by Anne Marie Bonadeli and an exterior design by Van Peteghem Lauriot Provost.