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1978 Cape Dory Sloop

$13,900 USD

  • $13,900 USD
  • Available
  • Used
  • Cruiser Racer Sailboats
  • 1978
  • Cape Dory
  • Sloop
  • Santa Cruz, California, US
  • Sail
  • 27ft 1in / 8.26 m
  • 8ft 6in / 2.59 m
  • Yanmar
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • 7500
  • 2016-07-08
  • 2016-07-14
  • 2280036

Looking for an affordable, popular, seakindly pocket cruiser? Consider the rugged Cape Dory 27, designed by Carl Alberg, featuring a full-length keel with attached rudder, hefty displacement, and a solid fiberglass hull. Li’l Goose was hauled and bottom painted June 2015, no blisters. Bottom inspected and cleaned by diver July 2016, no problems. Note the 8 hp Yanmar diesel engine and her tabernacled mast for access to the Santa Cruz Upper Harbor. To read much more about this vessel, please go to the Cape Dory Owners’ Websites for comments, brochures, etc.



Standing headroom

V-berth forward

Lockers and shelves

Enclosed head with Porta-Potti

Main cabin with opposite settees and cushions

Companionway ladder to be removed for engine room access

Bulkhead solid fuel (coal) heater

Teak and other hardwood interior for a warm apprearance

Teak and holly cabin sole



Galley aft

S/S sink

Force 10 LPG two-burner stove/oven

Ice box

Hand water pump



AC/DC systems

Newmar 15-amp battery charger

Shore power cord

Plastimo 4” bulkhead compass


Handheld GPS

Signet fathometer

Signet knot/log

Autohelm 2000 tiller pilot



Sloop rig

Aluminum spars

Tabernacles mast for easy access to the Upper Santa Cruz Harbor

Mast/rigging replaced 2003

Main, jib, storm jib

Two Barlow#15 winches on mast

Two Barlow #16 primary winches



Full keel

Tiller steering

Bow pulpit and lifelines replaced 2003

Vented propane locker

Danforth 13# anchor/rode

Fortress FX-11 anchor/chain/line

Anchor roller



Engine top end rebuilt 2003

Packing gland replaced 2003

Automatic bilge pump with float switch

Manual bilge pump

Rail mounted gas BBQ


Aluminum boat hook


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice..

For Sale By Pacific Yachts

413 Lake Avenue
Santa Cruz, California, 95062