Heron36' Cape Dory 2001

Essex, CT


  • Yacht Details 36' Cape Dory 2001
  • Location Essex, CT
  • Engines Yanmar
  • Days on MarketInquire
  • Last UpdatedJun 7, 2021
  • Asking Price$115,000
  • Cruising Speed
  • Maximum Speed
  • Max Draft 5'

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  • Beam: 10' 8''
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Max Draft: 5'
  • Displacement: 16,100 lb
  • Fuel Tank: 1 x 53|gallon
  • Fresh Water: 1 x 96|gallon
  • Holding: 1 x 35|gallon
  • Single Berths: 3
  • Double Berths: 2
  • Cabins: 1
  • Heads: 1

Heron Yacht Description

Exceptional cruisers, these Cape Dory's offer the best to be had in cruising capability. Quality of the build is evident throughout the vessel and equates to excellent value .. Although this is configured as a sloop it can be configured as a cutter with an additional babystay. The cutter rig offers the best sail versatility in all conditions. The keel design provides a tracking that is exceptional especially for straight line runs/reaches.


Generous offset double berth forward  sleeps two in comfort with a privacy door and enclosed head/shower cabinet, sink and vanity storage. Head has private access from main salon as well.

Storage under berth.

Hanging locker to starboard.

MAIN SALON features: 

L shaped dinette converts to a double portside. Outboard shelving/cabinets.

Starboard side is a single bench seat with outboard storage /shelving

GALLEY is port side with:

Gimballing LPG 3 burner stove, oven

Two SS sinks, hot and cold pressure water

Storage cabinet/Shelving outboard

Large ice box w double door access is aft

Ample counter / drawer spaces

Quarter berth to Starboard (converted to storage use.)

Navigation station is starboard at base of companionway

Ample cockpit space topsides  features pedestal steering and storage


Beam 10'9"

LOA 38'8"

LOD 36'

LWL 27'8"

Draft 5'

Ballast 6,050lbs.

Displacement 16,100lbs.


Yanmar 3JH2E diesel FWC 38 hp


Fuel 52 gals.

Water 6 gals.

Holding 35 gals

Water heater 6 gal

Deck/hull Construction

Fiberglass reinforced plastic deck and hull

Spartan Bronze ports, chain plates (and deck fittings made by Cape Dory)

Double life lines

SS bow/stern rails and stanchions

port and starboard entrance gates

SS Boarding ladder Starboard side

Aluminum mast and boom Selden Furling Mainsail

Tabs/ forestay for installing Cutter rig. (Currently sloop rigged)

Cutter club foot boom foredeck mounted

2 deck Dorades

2 deck hatches

11 coachroof bronze opening ports

Anchor and rode 

Simpson Lawrence electric windlass w power up/down on deck

Edson  pedestal steering w 6" Ritchie compass

2 deck hatches w solar vents

2 CQR 36# anchors on bow rollers

Chain/Nylon rode for both anchors


ample counter spaces

Double SS sinks

Hot and cold Pressure water

3 burner LPG  gimballing stove w oven

outboard cabinets/shelving

Ice box, Sea Frost Freezer

dry storage bin

Slide out drawers 


RayMarine St60 depth in cockpit coaming

Raymarine Autopilot

Garmin GPS (Helm) on pedestal

Raymarine RL70 pathfinder below decks on swingout arm

Standard Horizon Quantum GX2360S VHF w weather/distress calling

JVC stereo disc /CD receiver 

Bose speakers

Xantrex monitor



Kappa Mainsail: 3 years old, mast furler unit via Selden

Headsail: Furlex Roller, furling line lead aft

Staysail on Selden Club  foot boom

Harken travelers on Cutter (self tacking) and Main

Hard Vang


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