1982 Cape Dory
33' (10.06m) 33 - Edelweiss
Edelweiss has been lovingly cared for buy her current, and 2nd owner. Recently all systems have been gone over and refit or replaced. Edelweiss is ready for cruising and available to see by appointment in Wrightsville Beach NC
- Willimington North Carolina United States
- Fiberglass Hull
The Cape Dory 33 was designed by Carl Alberg, with reportedly 124 built, from 1980 through 1985. These Vessels are well known for their rugged seaworthiness, agile performance and classic good looks. Edelweiss is a 2 owner boat and has been lovingly cared for and upgraded by her current and previous owners and was refit 2016-2017. Esthetically she is in good condition inside and out and her equipment and systems are all in excellent shape. With features like, auto pilot, lazy-jacks, roller furling genoa, Self tailing winches, Dodger, solar panel and refrigeration she is easy to handle by one and fit for extended cruising or pleasure sailing in your local waters. Please see all the details below including full descriptions, and 360 photos of interior.
LOA: 33' " (10.06 Meters)
Type: Sail - Used
Beam: 10' 3"
Bridge Clearance: ' "
Draft Max: 4' 10"
Draft Min: ' "
Single Berths: 1
Maximum Speed: 9 Knots
Cruise Speed: 6 Knots
Fuel Type: Diesel
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Fuel Tank: 24 Gallons (90.85 Liters)
Fresh Water: 30 Gallons (113.56 Liters)
Holding Tank: 17 Gallons (64.35 Liters)
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Following the surveyor’s recommendations from Sept. 2016, These updates and repairs have been made to this vessel:
- Propeller, shaft, marine cutlass bearing, removed and replaced. The shaft was replaced with a 1” stainless steel shaft.
- Engine was serviced by a licensed diesel mechanic. All filters and belts were replaced, engine was tuned and aligned.
- Added Groco strainer to raw water intake.
- Alternator was re-built, new solenoid.
- Installed a new exhaust riser, elbow and a new lift muffler.
- Gear and throttle cables were replaced.
- The stuffing box was removed, cleaned and repacked.
- All seacocks were removed, cleaned, greased and reassembled.
- Hoses on all thru-hull were replaced and double-clamped.
- A new 30-amp shore power cord was added.
- Three new West Marine 12v (group 24) AMG batteries were added, secured and covered – 2 house, 1 starting
- All settee, quarter berth and V-berth cushions were replaced using Reflex Biocide marine foam and Sunbrella marine fabric. V-berth topped with 3” memory foam.
- All required USCG safety equipment was added, including: Type II lifejackets, 3 Kidde tri-class fire extinguishers, horn, Life-ling throwable.
- A Lewmar high-tensile steel claw anchor was added with 30 feet of chain rode and 150 feet of anchor line.
- An Orion Bluewater Locate/Signal flare kit was added.
- Raymarine i50/i60 instrument pack was added (knot meter, depth and log)
- Raymarine Autohelm was installed.
- Navigation lights were replaced with Aqua Signal lights, including the all-round/anchor, bi-color/bow, and stern light.
- Whale Gusher 10 manual bilge Pump in the cockpit was repaired.
- Rule 2000 gph automatic bilge pump was added.The automatic bilge Pump wiring was replaced and runs directly to the battery.
- An Icom M324 VHF was added with a Shakespeare masthead-mounted antennae, which includes an analog wind indicator.
- The foredeck dorade cowl vents were replaced.
- Mars LED red/white light was added to the navigation table.
- The old head, and all plumbing including the y-valve, were replaced with the following: Groco HF compact marine head, JABSCO diverter valve, sanitation-grade hose and each fitting is double-clamped with stainless steel clamps.
- The 30-gallon fresh water tank under the starboard settee was replaced with a new Kracor 30-gallon tank, and all hoses were also replaced. 3 tanks for 78 gl
- The 12v electrical panel was re-wired and all connections soldered, heat-shrunk and labeled. All masthead wiring was replaced with either 12/3 or 14/3 gauge wire.
- The hull was sandblasted. There were no blisters or cracks. The hull was sound and intact. The bottom was coated with 4 coats of Interlux InterProtect 2000E and then 2 coats of Interlux Micron66 – last bottom paint was Oct 2021
- The mast was sanded, primed and then coated with 3 coats of Awlgrip Topcoat.
- External roller furling mainsail and supporting boom were both removed and replaced with a Spartan Marine boom (standard issue for Cape Dory).
- New Sunbrella canvas mainsail cover, helm cover, winch covers and new with sunbrella dodger were added .
- New Lee Sails 135% Genoa; reconditioned Dacron Esprit loose-footed mainsail with 3 battons; new Ulman storm sail.
- All running rigging was replaced in 2016.
- Added General Ecology Seagull IV-1B Drinking Water Purifier to the galley faucet
- Installed Lazy-Jacks and Schaffer Soft Boom Vang
- 2-burner Origo alcohol stove
- Icebox – re-insulted with 3” Isotherm panels ( Isotherm 2010-SX Compact Air Cooled Refrigeration Unit (Not installed)
- Magma Marine Kettle Gas Grill with rail mount
- Magma 7-piece stainless steel cooking set
- Harken bosun chair
- Renogy 100W solar panel sewn into the dodger, Renogy 40A MPPT Charge Controller (Not installed)
Edelweiss Vessel Walk-Through
Going aboard Edelweiss you'll notice her wide side decks are easy to navigate forward to the fore deck or aft to the cockpit witch is protected by a large dodger. The centered companionway leads down to the main cabin which features a galley to port, nav table/quarter-berth to starboard and a full width salon forward with large folding table and settees on each side. Forward of the salon there is a head with shower to starboard and hanging locker to port. The forward cabin has a berth to starboard and cabinets to port.
Edelweiss Main Cabin
The main cabin is an open plan with beautiful teak trim and cabinetry, teak and holly sole, and fiberglass headliner. 6 opening ports and an overhead hatch provide plenty of natural light and ventilation. The wood work shows some minor weathering expected for the age of the boat. The U-shaped galley to port, has ample counter space and features a large 2 bin sink, a 2 burner Origo stove with oven and a medium-sized ice box, which has been re-insulated. There is a refrigerator unit, new in the box, ready to install. The Salon has a large fold-down table and 2 settees. The starboard settee pulls out to make a double berth. There is plenty of storage above and below the settees. The Upholstery has recently been done in high quality anti-microbial foam and Sunbrella acrylic marine fabric.
The head, to port forward of the salon has a small counter with stainless steel basin, Formica cabinetry with teak trim, a manual marine head and a shower. 1 opening port provides natural light and ventilation additional ventilation provided by dorade and cowl.
Edelweiss Forward Cabin
The forward cabin has a double berth to port and a hanging locker and teak cabinetry to starboard. There are 2 opening ports and an overhead hatch for natural light and ventilation.
Edelweiss Sails and Rigging
The rigging on edelweiss was refit including boom, vang, mast paint, lazy jacks and running rigging. she has a new 135% Lee Sails genoa, a good mainsail and a like new storm sail. The deck hardware is well organized and easy to handle even single-handed.
Rig and Sail Dimensions
- I: 43.00 ft / 13.11 m
- J: 13.00 ft / 3.96 m
- P: 37.00 ft / 11.28m
- E:14.00 ft / 4.27 m
- S.A. Fore: 279.50 ft2 / 25.97 m2
- S.A. Main: 259.00 ft2 / 24.06 m2
- S.A. Total: 538.50 ft2 / 50.03 m2
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.
- Engine Make: Universal
- Engine Model:
- Engine Year: 1982
- Engine Type: Inboard
- Drive Type: Direct
- Power HP: 0.00
- Fuel Type: Diesel
- Hours: 0.00
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Edelweiss 1982 Cape Dory 33
"Edelweiss" 1982 Cape Dory 33 Virtual Tour
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Floyd grew up on the Chesapeake Bay and started sailing by the age of ten. He sailed Hobie Cats in the 80’s with the Alters and won 3 Nationals on a Hobie 18, and placed 3rd in the 1984 Olympic trials on the Tornado Catamaran. Floyd previously worked at Hobie Sports Center and owned White Sails yacht brokerage in San Diego, CA.Floyd’s boating life includes selling, owning, chartering, cruising, racing and crewing on them. He currently owns an Island Gypsy 36 trawler. “I enjoy helping people reach their dream on the water like I have, and I now look forward to accomplishing this as a broker with Curtis Stokes and Associates, Inc.”.
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