MISS SCARLET is a nicely kept, yard maintained Cape Dory 28 masthead sloop offered for sale at a very reasonable asking price
Designer: Carl Alberg
Builder: Cape Dory Yachts
Year Built: 1976
LOA: 28.12 ft.
LWL: 22.21 ft.
Beam: 8.87 ft.
Draft: 4.33 ft.
Displacement: 9,000 lbs
Ballast: 3,500 lbs
Sail Area: 404 sq. ft.
Auxiliary Propulsion: Volvo Penta, 25 HP diesel
Furthest forward is ground tackle storage locker accessible from the forward cabin by way of opening door in forward most bulkhead.
Next aft is forward sleeping cabin with sleeping accommodations for 2 people in a Vee-berth configuration. There are storage drawers and bins below the berthing with shelving for books and personal items above and outboard. Natural light and ventilation provided by two opening ports in the cabin sides (1ea port and starboard) and an opening hatch in the coach roof above. Artificial lighting provided by reading lights located at the head of each berth. Privacy to the forward sleeping cabin is provided for by way of a door closing this section of the boat from the head area (next aft).
Aft of the forward sleeping cabin is a head area and passageway leading aft to the main saloon.
To starboard in this area is a large hanging locker and to port is located the head area. There is a fixed marine toilet plumbed for overboard discharge only. Above and outboard of the toilet is a clever sliding counter top with stainless steel sink basin, faucet and manual hand-pump for the supply of fresh water to the sink. The when not in use the counter top is slid outboard giving full access to the toilet and when needed the counter top slides inboard for easy access. Above and out board of the counter top are storage cabinets. Natural light and ventilation is provided for by two opening ports (1ea port and starboard) with additional ventilation supplied by an overhead dorade style vent. Artificial light is provided by a reading lamp located on the port side. Head privacy is allowed for by way of a closing door between the head area and the main saloon (next aft).
The main saloon has settees port and starboard with a drop-leaf dining table on center line. Each of these settees can be used as a single berth and there is additional sleeping space in a pilot berth located above and outboard of the port settee. There are storage drawers behind the settees (3ea per side) and additional storage bins below. Additionally there is a large storage shelf / bin above and outboard of the starboard settee. Also a part of the main saloon are the galley areas aft of the sitting, sleeping and dining area. The galley utilizes both sides of the aft end of the main saloon with the companionway ladder on center line leading up and further aft to the cockpit. The starboard galley area contains a well-insulated (under counter) ice box, under counter bin storage space and a stainless steel sink basin provided with fresh water by way of a manually operated foot pump. Also to starboard (mounted to the aft bulkhead) is a single-burner, gimbaled butane stove. To port of the companionway ladder is a 2-burner alcohol stove recessed into the counter top with storage outboard of the stove and below the counter top. The entire main saloon area is provide with natural light and ventilation by way of four opening ports (2ea port and starboard) and a large opening hatch in the coach roof overhead. Artificial light is provided by reading lights (port and starboard) on the forward bulkhead along with dome lights located on the coach roof above both galley areas
Full keel with cut-away forefoot with keel-hung rudder underwater profile.
Hull is constructed of solid fiberglass.
Decks, trunk cabin and cockpit are of cored (plywood and / or balsa) fiberglass construction
Hull to deck joint bolted and fiberglass bonded
Interior pan of white gelcoat surfaced fiberglass with teak wood trim
Marine plywood bulkheads and joinery fronts with teak veneers fiberglass bonded to hull interior.
Hull exterior is original White gelcoat surface with Red painted boot stripe
Bottom coating is blue anti-fouling paint
Smooth portions of deck, cockpit and cabin are White gelcoat
Molded non-skid portions of cabin top and cockpit seat locker tops are White gelcoat Molded non-skid portions of deck and cockpit sole are Light Blue gelcoat
Stainless steel bow pulpit and stern rail
Stainless steel stanchions with coated wire lifelines.
Life line opening gate on starboard side.
Cast aluminum chocks and cleats at bow and stern
Genoa tracks with adjustable cars port and starboard on toe rails
Teak bow / anchor platform with anchor roller
Teak toe rails and taff rail
Teak cockpit coamings
Teak companionway hatch trim and drop boards
Teak handrails and dorade box on cabin top
All on-deck teak finished with Cetol
Volvo Penta diesel engine
Model MD2B 2
2-Cylinder / 23 HP
Raw water cooling
¾” Bronze prop shaft
Fixed 2-blade bronze propeller
Propeller protected in aperture between keel and rudder
32 Gallon fuel capacity
Two (2) steel tanks located port and starboard sail lockers
Primary / water separator fuel filter
Heavy duty marine batteries (2ea) stored in secured battery boxes in port and starboard sail lockers.
Guest Marine main battery selector switch
Cape Dory fuse panel with 9 individually fused circuits
Battery charging by engine alternator
Sunto bulkhead mounted helm compass
Standard Horizon GPS Chart 150
Datamarine Dart 2330 depth sounder, knot meter and log
Apelco VXL9100 VHF radio
Springfield Thermometer, Barometer and Humidity Level Display
60 Gallon fresh water capacity in two tanks
Stainless steel sink basins in galley and head area
Fresh water (cold only) supplied to galley and head by way of manual pumps
Hand pump in head area
Foot pump in galley
Marine toilet (fixed head) plumbed for overboard discharge
Single-spreader, deck-stepped, mast-head rigged sloop configuration
Anodized aluminum mast and boom
Stainless steel stranded wire shrouds and stays
Closed body, stainless steel turnbuckle adjusters for shrouds and back stay.
Furlex roller-furling head stay
Doyle main sail
Doyle roller-furling genoa
Main sail cover
Storage bags for both sails
Plow type primary anchor with chain and rode
Danforth secondary anchor with rode
Boarding ladders (3ea)
Boat hooks (2ea)
Fenders and dock lines
Type II PFD’s / lifejackets (8ea)
Type IV PFD’s / cushions (4ea)
Miscellaneous spare parts and tools