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SouthCoast Yacht Sales Inc. - SouthCoast Yacht Sales Inc.
The Cape Dory 28 Open Fisherman is a classic Down East bass-style fishing boat that combines simple elegance with a spacious cockpit and comfortable cabin accommodations. Power comes from a single inboard. The boat’s semi-displacement hull has a full keel and plenty of beam, almost 10 feet. The bow is tall, and a gently sweeping sheer leads to the wide, rounded transom. The large, open cockpit is a step down from the raised bridge deck. The helm station is to starboard, which makes for good sightlines. There’s a pedestal seat, with a companion to port, a full console for gauges and electronics. The two-step companionway is on centerline. Below, the accommodations are complete for a couple. The V-berth, which converts to a dinette, sleeps two with an insert, and there’s a hanging locker and shelf space. The head compartment is to port, amidships, and it’s arranged with a marine head, sink and shower. The compact cruising galley to starboard has a stove, an under-the-counter ice box and a sink with hot and cold water. Cape Dory was known for its joinery work, and there’s lots of teak below, giving the boat a traditional look