Neff Yacht Sales / Used 30 foot CAPE DORY 30 Flybridge Trawler Trawler - Scrimshaw

CAPE DORY 30 Flybridge Trawler


1990 • 30' (9.14 m) • Trawler
United States

$57,500 USD

Scrimshaw is a good example of this well built downeast flybridge cruiser with light seasonal use since new. Featuring twin Volvo diesels with low hours, genset, and a nicely finished teak interior with center queen berth. Scrimshaw is a solid, reliable and comfortable cruiser for a couple looking to spend some time cruising local waters or just living aboard for the season. In 2020 the starboard rudder was removed, repaired, & re-fitted, and the hydraulic steering system has been refurbished, including a new drive unit. All she needs is a coat of bottom paint and she's ready to launch.
Health forces sale and Scrimshaw is priced to sell.


Vessel Information

Builder: CAPE DORY
Model: 30 Flybridge Trawler
Model Year: 1990
Type: MotorBoat
Category: Trawler
Condition: Used

LOA: 30' (9.14 m)
Beam Feet: 12' (3.66 m)
Draft Feet: 3' (0.97 m)
Engine Info: 200 HP, Twin, Inboard, Diesel, Volvo
Staterooms: 1

Location: Danvers, Massachusetts United States
City: Danvers
Country: United States

Full Description

Scrimshaw features an oiled teak interior with a teak & holly sole. Large ports let in plenty of light and ventilation. There are opening sliding windows to port and starboard and an opening hatch over the forward cabin.

The Main Salon is very spacious and bright. Enter from the cockpit through a sliding door. There is an L-shaped settee to port that pulls out to form a larger berth. Cushions were reupholstered in 2015. The drop leaf teak table can be used in place, or moved to the cockpit if desired. Opposite the settee to starboard is more storage and the boat's electrical breaker panel. A Raritan icemaker is also located in the main salon.

Forward, and down two steps to port is a spacious galley with 2 burner electric stove, SS sink with pressurized water, microwave oven, and Norcold refrigeration.

Opposite the galley, is an enclosed head with pull-out shower, vanity and signature Cape Dory teak grate over a manual marine toilet.

The master stateroom features a centerline queen berth with dresser to starboard and hanging locker to port. There are 4 drawers located under berth for storage. Cushions were reupholstered in 2015. This cabin also has 2 opening ports and one overhead hatch for light and ventilation. There is a large hanging locker aft to port and a vanity and locker aft to starboard.

Electronics & Navigation
  • Garmin 5212 GPS/Chartplotter w/ depth sounder/fish finder (2011)
  • Northstar 800 X LORAN
  • Standard Horizon VHF
  • LH 10 Loudhailer
  • Robertson autopilot
  • 2 stereos (1 in main cabin, 1 on flybridge)
  • Flatscreen TV w/ digital antenna (2017)
Deck & Hull
Hull features solid fiberglass construction with white gelcoat finish. The decks are balsa cored with light grey nonskid. The flybridge has two pedestal seats and a comfortable bench seat aft. There is a custom fiberglass awning over the flybridge on an aluminum tower with a full canvas enclosure for when the weather is foul.

The aft cockpit is large and has two lockable storage compartments and courtesy lights. There is an opening transom door to starboard, to access the teak swim platform.

  • 35 lb. CQR Anchor
  • Anchor windlass with remote at helm
  • Searchlight with remote control mounted at helm
  • Fenders & Docklines
Mechanical & Electrical

Twin Volvo TAMD 41-B diesels, 6 cylinder, 200 HP. Volvo Penta MS4A reduction gears. Engines are fresh water cooled. (2) Racor primary fuel filters. 1.5" S/S propeller shafts. Bennett trim tabs. 3 bladed 18" x 19" bronze props. Bronze rudders. 50 amp alternators on each engine. Fuel consumption is approx. 13-14 gallons per hour.

Northernlights 3.5KW Generator (1380 hours). Racor primary filter.

  • Morse steering controls
  • Glending engine synchronizer
  • Bronze rudders
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • 1.5" S/S propeller shafts
  • Water injected dripless shaft bearings.
  • (3) automatic bilge pumps
  • Oil changing pump for main engines
  • Spare set of props
  • 5 Series 27 Batteries (2017)
  • Force 10 Hot water Heater
  • Smart Battery Charger

Recent Maintenance and updates:

  • Starboard rudder repaired and re-fitted 2020
  • Hydraulic Steering refurbished and new drive installed 2020
  • New bilge pump installed, 2018
  • Replaced both cutlass bearings, 2018
  • Cleaned both heat exchangers, 2018
  • Replace port raw water pump, 2018
  • 5 Series 27 Batteries (2017)
  • Replaced port turbo charger, 2014

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