Rarely on the market, manufactured from 1984 to 1989, 16 of this model have been built, with traditional lines and highly regarded Cape Dory quality.Thanks to Carl Alberg she has beautiful lines and is a capable Ocean sailer.
Competitively priced, she is now on the market at an asking price below a surveyors estimate of fair market value!
The Cape Dory 40 offers uncompromised quality and blue water confidence plus a well engineered interior for cruising sailors. The easy motion of the hull shape along with her versatile cutter rig with boomed staysail enables the large boat to be singlehanded or sailed with a small crew. The interior is thoughtfully and meticulously crafted and includes a roomy V-berth with an abundance of drawers and lockers, a large head with separate shower stall, U-shaped dinette that converts to a double berth, and efficient navigation station, and awell-planned aft galley.
Cruising sailors looking for an easily handled, well built, blue water yacht should be pleased with this CapeDory 40.
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Cape Dory
Designer: Carl Alberg
LOA: 40 ft 2 in
Beam: 11 ft 8 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 8 in
Displacement: 19500 lbs
Ballast: 7600 lbs
Engine Brand: Perkins
Engine Model: 4-108
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Cruising Speed: 7 mph
Maximum Speed: 9 mph
Max Draft: 5.8'
Total Power: 40
Fresh Water: 106
This boat is offer at a much lower price than survey value.
Take advantage of it!!!
Accommodates up to 7 in two staterooms, varnished teak interior with some white flat panels to keep the boat light and airy in the standard Cape Dory 40 layout. Oiled teak sole; 11 opening bronze ports, 4 hatches and 2 dorades provide an abundance of natural light and ventillation. Reading lamps at each berth and settee plus a number of overhead lamps for artificial lighting. Espar diesel cabin heat provides season extending warmth or takes the chill off on a cool morning or envening.
Starting forward is the Forward Stateroom, featuring V-berth with filler, below which there is a small seat for dressing, drawers and drop face lockers as well as some bin type storage. Above the berth the hull is lined with varnished ash hull ceilings and a full length storage shelf. Access to the chain locker through the forward bulkhead. Aft of the stbd V is a bureau with drawers and a locker while aft of the port V is private access to the head.
Next aft to port is the Head featuring a separate stall shower compartment, manual W.C. plumbed via Y valve to the holding tank, generous vanity with stainless steel sink with pressure H&C water and storage: Opposite the head is a hanging locker and bureau with drawers, above and outboard of which is a 2nd locker.
The Main Salon is next aft and features a large U shaped dining settee to port and straight settee to starboard. The pedestal table for dining drops down as a filler to make a large double berth. There is tankage and some bin stowage below the settees, storage behind the seat backs and in shelves with fiddles and lockers above the settees. The aft facing Nav. Station is aft of the stbd. settee and includes a chart storage locker under the table top and drawers and lockers for storage as well as shelving outboard for navigational electronics.
The private Aft Stateroom is next aft to starboard and features a true double quarterberth, drawers under the quarterberth, and a hanging locker. Again the hull is properly lined with varnished ash ceilings.
Opposite the aft cabin and nav. station is the U-shaped Galley which features excellent counter space and storage with several drawers and lockers. The stainless sink is a deep double basin unit and plumbed with pressure H&C water, manual fresh and manual salt water pumps. Gimballed propane stove with oven, large well insulated "ice box" equipped with engine driven Sea Frost refrigeration with 110V shore assist.
Sails & Rigging
Aluminum keel stepped spar with 1X19 stainless steel wire rigging. All new halyards, stoppers, self tailing winches on mast and boom in the late 90s as was the storm trysail track.
- North Main 01'
- Yankee Jib
- Storm Trysail mid 90s
- Assymetrical spinn
- Sail covers
- Spinnaker pole
- 2 Lewmar #48ST 2 speed primaries
- 1 Lewmar #40 2 speed main sheet
- 1 Lewmar #7 staysail sheet winch
- 2 Lewmar #30ST 2 speed halyard
- 1 lewmar #16ST speed reefing
- 12 Volt with breakers
- 110 Amp Balmar alternator 98'
- 110 Volt
- 30 amp shore power connection
- banks totaled 580 Ah
- 50' 30 amp shore power cord
- Water heater (also eng. supplied)
•Wind speed indicator
•2 X VHF radios
•Iridium with data package
•Bronze Simpson Lawrence 2 speed manual windlass
•45 lb. CQR 30' chain & 200+ rode
•35 lb. Danforth chain & 250 rode
- •Avon 4 man liferaft
- •AM/FM/CD stereo
- •Bimini top with full cockpit enclosure
- •Seat down shower
- •Removeable teak boom gallows
- •Hydrovane VX Pilot Alpha 3000
- •Alarm intruder system
- •Water heater and pressurised hot/cold water
- •October 2009 antifouling
- •2008 Epoxy barrie
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.