Specifications and Inventory

VESSEL PARTICULARS

Builder: Cape Dory Yachts, East Taunton, MA
Designer: Carl Alberg
Model Year: 1980
Model: Cape Dory 28
Hull#: 276
LOA: 28’2″
LWL:
22’2″
Beam:
8’10”
Draft:
4’
Displacement: 9,000 lbs
Ballast (type/amount):
Lead, internal / 3,500 lbs
Hull Type:
Full keel w/ cut forefoot, skeg-attached rudder
Material: Molded fiberglass

HULL AND SUPERSTRUCTURE

Deck: Non-skid fiberglass
Cabin Sole: Teak and holly veneer plywood
Bulkheads: Teak veneer plywood
Hatches/Ports: (1) BOMAR deck hatch, (8) SPARTAN bronze opening ports
Construction Scantlings: Single skin gel coat over multiple layers of resin impregnated fiberglass. Hull: solid laminate w/ several molded interior parts; decks and superstructure: sandwich construction with plywood core.
Hull / Deck Joint: Internal flange, bonded with teak toerail bolted through

PROPULSION SYSTEM

Type: Diesel, 4-cycle, naturally aspirated, seawater-cooled
Hours: 1,100 by meter
Manufacturer: VOLVO PENTA
Model: MD7A
Serial Number: 26828
#Cylinders: Two, vertical
Rated Horsepower: 13 HP @ 2600 rpm
Year: 1980
Cooling System: Seawater
Shaft: 1″ stainless steel
Stuffing box: Bronze packing gland
Propeller: MI-FED 3-blade fixed bronze 12″ LH 13″
Controls: Single lever

MECHANICAL SYSTEMS

Wheel / Tiller: Wood tiller
Rudder: Foam-filled FRP
Rudder Post / Gland: Fiberglass tube and bearing
Bilge pumps: Manual (Whale diaphragm in cockpit), electric (ATTWOOD Sahara S750 automatic)
Head: GROCO HF manual

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

Batteries: (2) 12v lead-acid, deep cycle in secured boxes
Engine alternator: 35A
Charging: 20W solar panel with 10A two-battery charge controller / regulator

TANKAGE AND PLUMBING

Fuel tank: Aluminum, 12 gals
Water tanks: (2) polyethylene, 60 gals
Holding tank: (1) polyethylene, 10 gals
Thru-hull fittings: Bronze
Valves: (5) bronze seacocks
Potable water: WHALE foot pumps at galley and vanity sinks

GALLEY EQUIPMENT

Sink: Single basin stainless steel
Refrigeration: Built-in top-loading ice box
Stove type: ORIGO 4000 two-burner alcohol

ELECTRONICS / NAVIGATION

Compass: SILVA bearing compass
VHF radio: STANDARD Horizon USA
Speed / Log: KENYON digital (not operational)
Depth: HAWKEYE digital
Wind: DAVIS Windex masthead vane
Stereo / Radio: WM 4000 with Bluetooth and USB connection / charger
Ship’s clock: WEMPE 4″ brass case

DECK EQUIPMENT

Anchor: 22lbs Bruce
Chain / Rode: 1/4″ chain and 1/2″ 3-strand
Swim / Boarding Ladder: Stainless steel, folding transom-mounted

SPARS, RIGGING AND SAILS

Type of rig: Sloop
Material: SPARTAN SPARS aluminum mast and booms
Mast stepped: On deck
Standing rigging: 1×19 stainless steel wire
Terminals: Swaged
Running rigging: Sta-Set, Sta-Set X and Regatta braid
Winches: (2) ARCO #30 bronze, two-speed. (1) LEWMAR #6 single-speed.
Rigging details: Single-spreader with club-footed, self-tacking jib
Sail inventory:

  • SOBSTAD Dacron 2-reef mainsail
  • Working jib (100%) with sailbag (on deck) and self-tacking jib boom
  • 120% genoa (in port locker)
  • 155% genoa (in storage)