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Cape Dory 30, 1983, Lake Lanier, Georgia, $18,000

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Cape Dory 30, 1983 sailboat for sale

  • with Trailer

    The Cape Dory 30 with Cutter Rig is well balanced and extremely seaworthy. Cape Dory's are well built boats that hold their value over time. This boat has been stored in a barn on its' trailer since it was decommissioned in 2013. Worm Gear Wheel Steering is almost bulletproof. Volvo MD7A Diesel. The interior needs some work to bring back to it's traditional style. With a bit of work, this boat will be a great buy for Cape Dory fans and sailing traditionalists.


  • V Berth forward with filler to make double berth
  • Private head is next aft with toilet to port and sink to starboard
  • Main cabin has opposing settees with center drop leaf table. Port settee pulls out to make a double. Starboard berth is a single. Shelves outboard on each side for books and storage.
  • Galley is athwartships aft. Needs new stove, sink to port and icebox. Additional counterspace to starboard.
  • Interior needs new cushions and interior teak needs to be cleaned and re-oiled.
  • Upgrading interior will restore Cape Dory Classic Styling.


  • Cutter Rig is very efficient to handle.
  • Easy to single hand
  • Deck is in good shape
  • Worm Gear Wheel Steering is nearly bulletproof
  • Needs Compass for Binnacle
  • Trailer in good condition

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    Cape Dory 30, 1983 sailboat