1984 Cape Dory 36

Listing ID2819551
Sale Price$84,900 CAD [ Convert To USD ]
Seller North South Nautical Group Inc.
StatusIn Stock
Category Day Sailor Weekenders
Make Cape Dory
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Located Port Credit, Ontario, CA
Length36ft / 10.97 m
Beam10ft 8in / 3.25 m
Engine ModelPerkins 4-108 Fwc
Engine TypeInboard
Engine HP510
Engine Hours500

This Cape Dory 36' is inExcellent Conditionwith many recent upgrades. The Cape Dory 36 defines the standard for an affordable, easily managed, stout ocean cruising boat. Carl Alberg drew the lines for this remarkable and highly regarded vessel, and the result is a finely balanced, sweet sailing yacht with classic charm. The Cape Dory 36 is equally at home on the open sea stocked full of storage for an extended cruise, or out on the Bay with friends for an afternoon sail. Such fine sailing characteristics and traditional lines equate to a comfortable, safe, fast cruising yacht which offers excellent pride of ownership in a handsome, timeless classic."Nepenthe"has benefited greatly from such proud owners who have maintained the boat extremely well, and upgraded her regularly, and the fastidious attention definitely shows. As soon as you step aboard"Nepenthe"you will be impressed with the manner in which the yacht has been cared for and squared away. Once below, the warm glow of the finely finished and immaculately kept teak interior will only reaffirm that"Nepenthe"is worthy of your serious consideration.

A favorable survey was conducted in 2018.

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.

  • May 2000: Replaced riser.
  • May 2000: Replaced engine battery GEL # 27.
  • May 2000: New Machined Lower rudder Pintle & Gudgens installed.
  • May 2000: New Standard Horizon (Omni) VHF
  • May 2000: Faucet/shower head Scandvik combo installed in sink of head.
  • July 2000: New Garmin 230 GPS/Chartplotter with cable for PC.
  • July 2000: Automatic Oil changer for Diesel Engine.
  • February 2001: Edson chain cable assembly installed on steering quadrant. New SS sheeve pins installed in the quadrant assembly.
  • March 2001: Jabsco electric head/with macerator replaced with brand new assembly.
  • March 2001: New Jabsco Macerating Head-Electric
  • March 2001: Galaxy Aquameter binnacle compass purchased and installed.
  • May 2001: Hemlock green dodger with SS bows and full cockpit bimini fabricated and installed with connector to dodger, cover for all dodger and connector windows.
  • August 2001: Engine cutlass bearing support fabricated and installed with 1/1 5/8? cutlass bearing for the engine drive shaft. The stuffing box is a 1 X 1 PSS Lasdrop dripless seal. New stainless steel shaft was fabricated and installed at the same time.
  • May 2002: Full enclosure for the cockpit fabricated and installed (6 Zip together panels.
  • March 2002: Lofrans Progress I Low Profile Windlass installed next to bowsprit on the starboard side on a teak custom pad. Footpad deck switchs mounted on the bow for up and down use of the windlass. Windlass switch located in the port cockpit locker. ACCO/G4 5/16 Hi-Test Chain (200ft.) under the windlass in the starboard bow anchor locker.
  • March 2002: Bose Speakers for Jensen FM/CD Player
  • April 2002: Anchor saltwater washdown pump installed under the sink in the head. Hose located at bow under the starboard anchor locker.
  • July 2002: New V-berth 4 deep cushions Sunbrella fabric installed.
  • July 2002: New Aquameter compass with cover (Galaxy)
  • July 2002: Replaced throttle and gear cables on pedestal
  • March 2002: Webasto diesel fired heater installed with ducting to the head and to the main cabin. New controls installed above the refrigerated ice box.
  • March 2002: Mounted New Aquasignal Tri-Color and anchor light on masthead, Installed New Dantronics UFO TV antenna on masthead.
  • March 2002: Gas Systems Incorp. SS stove installed metering jets to convert to propane and thermostat for the oven ? two 11 lb. 1400-001T propane tanks installed in starboard locker. The locker is set up with an upper as well as lower vent. Installed new Trident/2 stage auto regulator valve which allows the shutoff of one tank for easy removal while continuing to use the other. All New propane hoses installed from the locker to the stove. Easy connect hose for magma grill which can be mounted on S/S rail.
  • March 2002: Isotemp 0221R 6 gal. water heater installed.
  • March 2003: Perkins 4-108 returned to TransAtlantic Diesel in Virginia for a overhauled short block. Engine ran on dynamometer and warranted. Installed at Hinckley Yachts in Stuart, FL in April. Engine at present has 400 hours since overhaul. Throttle cable replaced when engine installed. Replaced starter (Spare starter on board)
  • April 2003: New Cockpit cushions with closed cell foam/ Sunbrella coverings fabricated and installed.
  • May 2003: Horizon CQR SS anchor roller mounted on bowsprit.
  • June 2003: Shurflo Smart Sensor cabin freshwater pump installed.
  • October 2003: B & G knotmeter converted for use with a new Paddle wheel installed in the hull.
  • May 2004: Hood 135% Genoa/Yankee 8.0 Dacron with foam luff for enhancement of reefability.
  • May 2004: Replaced transducer for B&G depth sounder. Re configured receiver.
  • May 2004: Replaced 3 house batteries with GEL# 27
  • May 2005: New Interior Cushions & upholstery in cabin. Settees & Quarter-berth. Plush microfiber fabric.


A teak Edson hinged table located on the main pedestal. Teak wheel mounted on the pedestal. Webasto diesel heater to warm the main cabin and head areas.(March 2002). Fairclough Custom Winter Cover with frame.All portholes are bronze opening units with screens and curtains on the head and forward v-berth areas.

Ground Tackle, Etc.

LoFrans Progress I(foot controls on for deck) low profile windlass with 200 ft. of high test 5/16" chain(March 2002). A saltwater washdown pump for the bow anchors was installed (April 2002). A 35# CQR anchor on the bow roller with Danforth anchor on the bow pulpit are ready for use. Cockpit fully enclosed with double SS rail for added safety offshore. SS bow pulpit with double lifelines, port and starboard boarding gates, and a hinged transom boarding ladder. Outboard bracket mounted on the stern rail.

Sails / Rigging / CanvasCutter rigged with roller furling on genoa and staysail controlled from the cockpit. Hood 135% genoa headsail (May 2004) Hemlock green dodger and bimini(May 2001) with full enclosure(May 2002). Cruising spinnaker with furler.


Emon II Monitor battery control at the navigation station. High output altenator with 3 step regulator mounted above the engine. Four gel(27) batteries, starting battery at end of the pilot berth, 3 house gels located in the starboard locker. Heart 2000 watt inverter/charger. 50 watt solar panel provided with mounting provisions to Port or Starboard outboard the cockpit.


Brookes & Gatehouse - depth, speed, wind. Readouts are in the cockpit and repeaters above the pilot berth in the navigation station. Furuno Radar on the mast with readout in navigation station. Garmin GPS map 230 with pc cable for computer (July 2000). Omni Horizon VHF HX35QS (Sept. 1999).

GalleyTo port is the U-shaped galley with stove 3-burners and oven. A microwave oven is located above the stove. The double SS sink has hot and cold pressure water. Hot water is provided through a new Isotemp 6 gal. water heater(March 2002). The refrigeration unit is an Alder-Barbour unit with a holding plate in the 8.0 cubic ft. ice box.


Entering the boat through the varnished hatch, to starboard is the navigation table with hinged top and storage underneath for charts. Icom SS band radio, and generous quarter berth with access to the engine area.