Make:  Cape Dory

Model:  Cape Dory 30 Cutter

Price: $20,000

Length: 30′

Year: 1986

Fuel Type: Diesel

Location: South Amboy, NJ

AYS #: 2354LW

Broker: Jerry Thompson – (732) 299-8810

Looking to get away!

This classic traditional cruiser has received many upgrades the last few years.

She has the desirable and rare option B layout with the V-Berth replaced with a large private head.

Please contact the listing broker Jerry Thompson direct at (732) 299-8810 or by email at   for additional information or to schedule an appointment.

Additional Specs, Equipment, and Information:


LOA:  30’2″ 

Beam:  9’0″



Engine(s): Single

Engine Make:  Universal

Engine Model:  18

Engine H.P.:  18 HP

Length Water Level: 22’10” 

Draft:  4’20”




Engine Year:  1986

Engine Hours:  

Engine Type:  Inboard 

Ballast:  4,000#

Displacement:  10,000#




Drive Type: 

Propeller Type:  2 Blade

Propeller Material: 


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Port Side
Starboard Side
Cockpit II
Deck Aft
Bow Pulpit
Salon Forward
Salon Aft



Evensong features the desirable Optional Layout B with the head moved up into the forepeak. This provides for a larger private head. The traditional teak salon has a settee to port that expands to a 6’6″ long double berth.   To starboard are two seats with a table between them.  Further aft there is a full galley to port and a nav-station to starboard.  Aft of the nav-station is a nice sized quarterberth.  Notable Features include:


  • Seats and Table to Starboard
  • Settee to Port converts to a Double Berth
  • Nav Sation
  • Quarterberth
  • Reupholstered Interior Cushions (2018)
  • Cast Iron Solid Fuel Heating Stove


  • Propane Stove Replaced (2018)
  • Vintage Sink and Faucet
  • Refrigerated Ice Box
  • Storage Cabinets


  • Large Private Head Forward
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Storage
  • Shower
  • Operable Ports


Sail and Rigging

  • Cutter Rig
  • Newer Mainsail
  • Staysail (2016)
  • Jib (2016) 
  • All sails lightly used, crisp and clean.
  • Sail Cover (2017)
  • Running Rigging (2017)
  • Lazy Jack System (2017)


  • Wheel Steering
  • Cockpit Cushions (2017)
  • New Primary (Rochna) and Secondary (Danforth) Anchors (2020)
  • Rode 75′ Chain and 250′ Three Strand Nylon Line (2020)
  • All Seacocks Removed/Rebuilt/Reinstalled (2020)
  • Rebuilt Chain Locker (2020)
  • Cockpit Drain Hoses Replaced (2020)
  • Emergency Tiller (2022)
  • Rigid Bimini with Solar Panels
  • Dinghy
  • Cockpit Lazerettes
  • Windlass


  • Aries Windvane Autopilot (2018)
  • Raymarine Auto Pilot (2022)
  • Garmin Chartplotter (2018)
  • Raymarine Speed and Depth Gauges (2022)
  • Standard Horizon VHF
  • VHF Antenna (2020)
  • Davis Windex (2020)



  • Universal Fresh Water Cooled Diesel Engine
  • New Heat Exchanger (2022)
  • Engine Exhaust Manifold Replaced (2017)
  • Raw Water Strainer Rebuilt (2021)


  • 150 Watt Solar System Mounted on Rigid Bimini (2020)
  • Mast Re-Wired (2020)
  • LED Deck Light (2020)
  • LED Anchor Light (2020)
  • LED Navigation Lights (2020)
  • LED Cabin Light (2020)
  • Battery Box Rebuilt (2021)
  • Added Second House Battery (2021)
  • Added 12V Charger at Nav Sation (2021)
  • Shore Power
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery Switch


  • Water Tanks Replaced (2016)
  • Galley Sink with Vintage Faucet (2018)
  • New Head Sink with Foot Pump. (In progress all materials onboard)
  • Toilet Replaced (2018)
  • Sanitary Hoses Replaced (2018)
  • Holding Tank Replaced (2018)

Ambrose Yacht Sales LLC 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 and/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.

Salon Starboard
Salon Port
Nav Station
Quarter Berth
Galley Sink
Solar Panel
Electric Panel