Boat Details

1983 Cape Dory Cutter 30′



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Cape Dory Yachts built a solid vessel and this one is a good example of a well-looked after boat prepared to cruise. She has Adler-Barbour for refer/freezer, Furuno radar, autopilot and GPS. The Cape Dory 30 was designed by Carl Alberg noted for his traditional, sea kindly designs. Please look at the Full Specs for complete equipment inventory.

This vessel is located in beautiful San Carlos Sonora, Mexico, A short 250 mile drive on a safe 4 lane highway from Nogales, Az. San Carlos is a known boating destination/community, featuring breathtaking scenery, quiet anchorages nearby, great fishing, diving, two marinas, 3 haul out facilities and much more.

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.

Financial and titling transactions are conducted in the US or Canada by licensed agents. An offshore purchase means great savings and the process is more hassle-free than you may think! Call for details.


San Carlos Yachts
Division of Mazatlan Marine Center
Don Brame & Brisa Llanes
Edificio Marina San Carlos Local # 3
San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico 85506
Toll-free 1-855-846-7245
Our Local phone 011 52 (622) 226-0037

Detailed Information


  • LOA:  30 ft 2 in
  • Max Bridge Clearance:  40 ft 5 in
  • Cabin headroom:  6 ft 2 in
  • LWL:  22 ft 10 in
  • Beam:  9 ft 
  • Max draft:  4 ft 2 in
  • Displacement:  10000 lb
  • Ballast:  4000 lb

Engine & Propulsion

  • Engine make:  Volvo
  • Engine model:  MD7A
  • Horse power:  16 hp
  • Drive type: V Drive
  • Cruising speed:  5 knots
  • Max speed:  6 knots

Tank Capacity

  • Fuel capacity:  17 gallons
  • Fresh water capacity:  70 gallons


V-berth forward followed by the head with two good sized settees in the main salon and the galley aft. The port settee expands to make a larger berth and there is a nice bulkhead table that folds down when needed and stores out of the way on the forward bulkhead. Aft of the salon and to port is the galley and to starboard is the nav. station.

  • V-Berth sleeps:  2
  •  Single berths:  1
  • Double berths:  2 
  •  Heads: 1


  • Refrigeration:  Alder Barbour 
  •  Stove:  2 burner w/ oven 
  • Water system:  Manual
  • Cooking fuel:  Propane   
  • Sink:  S.S double  

Electronics & Navigation Equipment 

  •  Radar:  Furuno 1721
  •  VHF:  Icom IC-M304   
  • AUTO PILOT: Autohelm ST 4000
  • GPS:  Garmin GPS128   
  • TV/DVD/VCR:  Toshiba 
  •  Depth sounder:  Yes 
  •  Compass:  Ritchie 
  •  Other:  Knot meter

Electrical Systems

  • House bank 1 Two series 27
  • Battery monitor:  Volt meter 
  • Battery switch:  Yes 
  • Battery charger:  Part of inverter, not connected
  • Invertor:  Freedom 1000 watts 
  • Solar panel:   One 44 watts 
  • Alternator:  High output

Sails & Rigging

  • Main:  Yes 
  •  Spinnaker:  Cruising 
  • #1 Genoa:  110%   
  • Cutter:  Club footed 
  • Staysail:  Yes
  •  Yankee:  Yes 
  • Winches:  2 Lewmar 30 2 speed, 3 Lewmar #6 
  • Roller furl:  Profurl 
  • Sail material:  Dacron 
  • Sail area:  437 sq. ft.
  • Traveler:  Yes 
  •  Preventer/Boom break:  Yes
  • Boom vang:  Yes
  • Mast:  Aluminum
  • Standing rigging:  1×19 s.s. New 2008
  •  Whisker pole:  Yes,  on mast
  • New Running Rigging 2008

Deck Equipment

  • Anchor:   CQR 35# 
  • Chain size/length: 120’
  •  Line size/lenngth:  200’
  • Anchor 2:  Danforth 18# 
  • Chain 50’ Line 150’
  • Windlass:  Maxwell Freedom 500, Elec. and man. 
  • Bow rollers: Yes single 
  • Nav lights: Yes 
  • Ladder: Yes 
  • Bow pulpit: Yes s.s.   
  • Deck lights: Yes 
  • Lifelines: Yes 
  • Gates:  Yes,  one per side

Mechanical Systems

  • Propeller:   2 blade 
  •  Raw water sea strainer: Yes 
  •  Fire extinguishing:   Yes 
  • Fuel filters: 2, Raycor and engine mounted
  • Head: Jabsco
  •  Water maker: Spectra 16 gph
  • Bilge pump: 2 I elec. and 1 man. 
  • Steering type:  Wheel

Covers & Cushions

This vessel comes with canvas that surrounds the cockpit, nice awing that covers the cockpit, a separate shade awing that covers the cabin to from the cockpit to the mast


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