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Half-Hull Models -- Trident Studio has some historical relationsip to the original supplier of the CD half hulls. You may also have some luck with SD Model Makers or Spotwood Studio/Nautic-Art. The Scale Model Company, (contact Dean Derusha at 989-980-9423), also has many half-hull models of Cape Dorys available.

Line Drawings: We have the line drawings for only two Cape Dory sailboat models, the CD27 and CD28.

London Goes to Sea London Goes to Sea: Restoring and Sailing an Old Boat on a Budget -- By Peter Baumgartner. “Although I had sailed for years, I had never owned a sailboat before and certainly never attempted to restore one…." The story of the restoration of an old Cape Dory 27. Order your copy today from or Barnes & Noble.
PortVisor PortVisor -- Seaworthy Goods manufacturers a plastic rain shield to fit the standard bronze 13 1/2" Spartan P560 portlights found on most of our Cape Dorys. These port shields are made from clear UV-resistant Lexan with a slight bronze tint. They allow you to keep the ports open rain or shine, air out the cabin and head, and maintain visibility while increasing your boat\'s comfort. If interested, order online or contact Paula Biles at or by calling 941-448-9173. PortVisors (Model# 17-RE) are $43 each.
bronze screen Bronze Port Screens -- For 2012, Cape Dory owner and CDSOA member John Danicic continues to create bronze screens that fit the bronze 13 1/2" Spartan portlights on your Cape Dory. Installed from the inside, these screens allow for greater ventilation and permit leaving the ports open while keeping the insects out. If interested, or to order, please visit The Screens of Schooner Bay web site or contact John Danicic at or by calling 612-308-2994. The Cape Dory Standard portlight screens are $30.00 each plus $11.00 shipping per order. Also available are screens for the smaller standard portlight, 14 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches, found on CD300 Motorsailers, Spartan Part number P579. More info at CD300 Screens. He also makes both rectangular and oval screens available for Pacific SeaCraft and later Westsail portlights as well as crafting Custom Screens for other boats.
bronze screen Bronze Builders Plates -- For 2021, ex-Purchasing Director and General Manager of Spartan Marine Hardware Paul Kanavich is offering bronze builder's plates for our Cape Dorys. Builder's plates for the following models are currently available: CD22, CD25, CD25D, CD27 and CD28. Others will be added to the list as they become available.

This page was last revised: 4 October 2021

Modified by: Catherine Monaghan

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