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Cape Dory 30C

1976 — 1987
Designer
Carl Alberg
Builder
Cape Dory Yachts
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
FG
Associations
Cape Dory Sailboat Owners Association

Dimensions

Length Overall
30.21 ft / 9.21 m
Waterline Length
22.83 ft / 6.96 m
Beam
9.00 ft / 2.74 m
Draft
4.18 ft / 1.27 m
Displacement
10,000 lb / 4,536 kg
Ballast
4,000 lb / 1,814 kg
Ballast Type
Lead
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
437.00 ft2 / 40.60 m2
Total Sail Area
436.63 ft2 / 40.56 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
204.75 ft2 / 19.02 m2
P
31.50 ft / 9.60 m
E
13.00 ft / 3.96 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
231.88 ft2 / 21.54 m2
I
35.00 ft / 10.67 m
J
13.25 ft / 4.04 m
Est. Forestay Len.
37.42 ft / 11.41 m
Mizzen
PY
EY

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Calculations

Hull Speed
6.4 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.06
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
40
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
375.18
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
32.84
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.67
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Also available as a ketch. (CAPE DORY 30K)


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