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1980 Cape Dory 30

5 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

A very fine example of the classic Cape Dory 30 rigged as a cutter. New Puffin 7′ 8″ dinghy, new canvas bimini, dodger, sail covers and interior cushions. New ground tackle (100′ of 5/8 chain and 200′ of nylon). All Spartan bronze hardware including ports. Weems & Plath bronze oil lamp. Just enough teak on exterior to make her proper. New steering with bronze wheel. Good dependable diesel power. Interior re-done using quality Burmese teak. Great sail inventory plus lazy jack system.

Equipment on Board:

Sails & Rigging
Sails in great condition and all new running rigging installed in 2009.

Fully-Battened Main w/2 sets of reef points and extra battens (2007).
Yankee jib (2007)
Staysail (2007)
7 Bronze Lewmar winches
Profurl roller furling
Sunbrella sail covers
Lazy jacks
All New Running rigging
All standing rigging was replaced in 1998 w/ Staylocks
New Backstay – one size up 2006

Sound insulated engine room
Volvo Penta MD7A diesel engine (Rebuilt in 2005)
3 Blade Bronze propeller (13 x 10) with SS shaft
Balmar High-Output Alternator w/Digital regulator
Racor 500 fuel filter
Manual and electric bilge pumps

Depth sounder located in pod at helm
Navico TP-30 autohelm
Uniden ES VHF radio
Datamarine depthsounder
Garmin Chartmap GPS w/ computer hookup
Sony Marine CD player


2 group 27 D batteries
110V AC shore power 30 amp service and 7 interior outlets
Shore power cord
Battery Charger
1800 watt Inverter

Adler-Barbour Refrigeration

New Gelcoat (2005)
New Burmese exterior teak (2005)
All deck hardware and standing rigging was re-bedded in 2005
New bottom-job 02/2009
3 Fenders
Set of heavy & light docklines

Cape Dory 30
Cape Dory 30
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