Cape Dory 33

1980 — 1985
Designer
Carl Alberg
Builder
Cape Dory Yachts
Association
Cape Dory Sailboat Owners Association
# Built
124
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Long
Rudder
?
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
33 0 / 10.1 m
Waterline Length
24 6 / 7.5 m
Beam
10 2 / 3.1 m
Draft
4 9 / 1.5 m
Displacement
13,300 lb / 6,033 kg
Ballast
5,500 lb / 2,495 kg (Lead)

Rig and Sails

Type
Sloop
Reported Sail Area
539′² / 50.1 m²
Total Sail Area
539′² / 50 m²
Mainsail
Sail Area
259′² / 24.1 m²
P
37 0 / 11.3 m
E
14 0 / 4.3 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
280′² / 26 m²
I
43 0 / 13.1 m
J
12 11 / 4 m
Forestay Length
44 10 / 13.7 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
?
HP
24
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
21 gal / 79 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
74 gal / 280 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.63 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.36
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
41.35
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
403.74
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
33.98
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.73
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Some boats delivered with a Volvo diesel.
Also available as a Cutter.

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