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Cape Dory 27 For Sale  



Builder: Cape Dory Designer: Carl Alberg


LOA: 27' LWL: 20' Beam: 8'6"
Displacement: 7,000# Draft: 4' Ballast: 3,000#


Engine: Yanma

YSM-8 8 HP


Fuel: 10 Gallons Water: 48 Gallons Holding: 15 Gallons
Double V-berth forward with the head aft. Across from the head is a storage with shelves (was a hanging locker). The main cabin features single settee's Port and Starboard and aft is the galley.
  • Newer cushions
  • Cabin heater (Wallas Stove)
  • Newer head, new custom holding tank, new manual overboard pump
  • All the teak varnished

The galley is split with large ice box to Starboard and the Wallas 2 burner stove top/cabin heater to Port. The Wallas stove top has a flat ceramic surface with 2 burners and when the cover is closed it becomes a cabin heater.
  • Wallas diesel cook top. Completely refurbished by ScanMarine 2009
  • Ice box
  • Stainless sink
  • Ample storage with custom silverware drawer under sink

Sails and Rigging
Sloop rigged with the aluminum mast stepped on deck and upgraded oversized standing rigging with stay-locks. The mast wiring is installed in conduit.
  • Stay-lock fitting
  • Deck stepped mast
  • Hanked on headsails
  • North Sail Mainsail (new 2008)
  • North Sail Jibs (new 2008)
  • Genoa
  • Cruising spinnaker
  • Whisker pole
  • Custom bow roller
  • 33# Bruce main anchor with chain and rode
  • Danforth backup anchor with chain and rode
  • Lewmar winches, regularly serviced.

Electronics and Electrical
Everything in top condition with much new and improved. Balmar 75 amp. alternator with remote manual switch. The GPS plotter is mounted on a swivel mount for cabin or cockpit viewing, depth and speed also read in the plotter screen.
  • Furuno 1621 Radar
  • Furuno GPS plotter
  • New VHF radio
  • New Raymarine depth sounder
  • New Raymarine knot meter
  • New Danforth compass
  • Raymarine ST2000+ Tiller Pilot
  • Starting and house battery. new 2008,2010
  • Battery Charger new 2007

The Yanmar YSM8 diesel engine runs great. Head gasket was replaced 2008 so had head redone. Good compression. No leaks. Cruise at less than 1 qt/hour. These YSM8 diesels were designed for commercial use and are much heavier duty than the common 1 cylinder Yanmars found in most sailboats.
  • Motor mounts in good condition
  • Newer hoses
  • Newer muffler and mixer elbow
  • Newer shaft log hose and clamps
  • TinyTach
  • Cutlass bearing (new Jun 2011)
  • 12x8 3-bladed prop (installed)
  • 12x10 2-bladed prop (spare)

Additional Equipment and Features
The full winter boat cover will dramatically reduce maintenance and keeps everything clean. With the addition of a bladder water tank the water capacity is doubled. Huge cockpit lockers and lazarette. Two coats of bottom paint and fresh zinc's (2009) . No blisters.
  • 6 Bronze opening ports with screens and interior covers.
  • Large opening hatch over forward berth
  • Dorade vent
  • Dodger with window covers and grab rails
  • Mainsail cover
  • Full winter boat cover
  • Spartan bronze seacocks, all serviced and in excellent condition
  • NO BLISTERS! (not one in the years I've owned the boat)