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Cape Dory 25, 1981, Shreveport, Louisiana, $5,500, Price reduced 10/22/20 to $4,000

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Cape Dory 25, 1981

  • Cross Lake, Shreveport, LA

    There's plenty of yacht packed into the Cape Dory 25; inside and out you can see the quality and attention to detail that makes Cape Dory boats stand apart from the others. She is a sloop rigged, four berth cruiser with enclosed head, hanging storage, galley with sink, ice box, and stove area. Electrical system includes cabin and navigation lights, The Cape Dory 25 is factory equipped with sails, winches, six bronze opening ports and much more. She offers a degree of stability hardly ever found in twenty-five footers. The Cape Dory 25 is particularly well suited to areas where wind and weather conditions are apt to change quickly. She was designed to give excellent performance over a wide range of conditions. There is no substitute for the easy motion and ease of steering she and other Cape Dorys offer.

  • This one needs some TLC.
  • Woodwork throughout, almost all running rigging replaced 10/20, good standing rigging,
  • sails still have some stiffness and are in decent shale for a boat this age



  • Long and roomy
  • Large overhead opening hatch
  • 2X bronze oval port lights
  • Shelves
  • Portta Potty under berth
  • Shelving on port w/ storage under
  • Hanging locker on starboard


  • One shelf behind settee needs replacing
  • Two large settees for bunks w/ storage below
  • 2X oval bronze port lights
  • SS galley sink w/ hand pump
  • Battery voltage meter
  • Standard Horizon Maxi VHF radio, never used by me
  • Large self draining ice box built in under stairs
  • Sliding hatch companionway (roomy)
  • Interior 12 volt lighting


  • Anchor w/ anchor and rode And chain through chain pipe on deck
  • SS bow pulpit
  • Mooring cleat w/ pinned bow chocks
  • 130% RF jib w/ UV cover stitched in
  • Mainsail cover
  • Double reefing main
  • 4:1 boom vang
  • Lazy Jack system
  • Pole track on mast
  • Teak grab rails on deck
  • Tan colored non-skid deck areas
  • Lewmar #6 sheet winches
  • Adjustable jib fairlead cars on tracks
  • Storage under both lazarettes in cockpit
  • Gated life lines
  • Nissan 9.9 4 cycle outboard w/remote
  • 3:1 mainsheet on traveler
  • Wooden tiller handle w/ cover
  • SS pushpit
  • SS fold down swim ladder
  • Solar charger panel
  • New battery
  • Navigation lights
  • Deck light
  • Bottom paint in great shape. It has been stored on elevated lift
  • No trailer

  • L.O.A.: 24' 10"
  • L.W.L.: 18' 0"
  • Beam: 7' 3"
  • Draft: 3' 0"
  • Displacement: 4000 lbs.
  • Ballast: 1700 lbs
  • Sail Area: 264 sq. ft.
  • Mast Height: 31 1/2'
  • Designer: George Stadel
  • Years Built 1972 - 1982

    I have owned this boat since 2013. Time to go back to a trailer sailor.

  • Boat does have some rain leak into interior from older gaskets around port openings.
  • Interior needs good cleaning and exterior wood needs to be refinished.
  • She sails great and will weather strong winds well.
  • Four stroke motor contained in covered motor well.
  • Named “ At Last”

    Email Tim at

  • or text 318 465-1837
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    Cape Dory 25, 1981 sailboat

    Cape Dory 25, 1981 sailboat