Handy Cat 14: a Cape Cod Catboat by Cape Dory #34, built in 1971.
Regularly maintained, “Grace” is in excellent physical condition with all of the charm of a classic. She possesses
beautiful lines, nice proportions, a simple rig, and is quite stable. She’s not at all tipsy. Easy to sail solo or quite comfortable with 4 out for cocktail cruises.
"Grace" boasts her original varnished teakwood shell blocks with bronze sheaves, varnished Sitka Spruce spars, burnished bronze hardware, newer "Egyptian cotton" Dacron main by Quantum Sails w/ reef points ( original main also included). All teak seats, coaming, boom crutch, toe rail, rub rail w/bronze rub strake.
Hull Type: Centerboard (Trunk)
Rigging Type: Gaff head Cat.
LOA: 14.00 ft / 4.27 m.
Beam: 6.67 ft / 2.03 m. S.A. (reported): 160.00 ft2 / 14.86 m2
Draft (max): 4.50 ft / 1.37 m. Draft (min): 1.00 ft / 0.30 m.
Displacement: 750 lb / 340 kg.
First Built: 1969. (This boat:1971)
Outboard: like new 2012 Honda 2hp with bronze motor bracket.
Mooring cover (Sunbrella “Toast”) 2013
Sail and spar covers for easy trailering (Sunbrella “Toast”) 2013
Additional equipment (life jackets, bilge pump, dock lines).
Trailer by Cox with spare tire and jack. Freshly painted, new safety chains, new LED lights and wiring (2019).
Freshly painted bottom and waxed topsides (2019).
Floor structure was rebuilt in 2010 - now solid with no cracks.
Bottom was stripped, barrier coated - 2011
Ready to splash. Asking $7,000, almost 1/3 the price of new.