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Cape Dory 36

Boat Name: Dream Catcher

Status: retired

The Skipper

From Adelaide, Australia.

I have always been drawn to the sea. Years as a child spent in and on the waters of the south west pacific proceeded to years in and on the seas off southern Australia. A career in emergency and retrieval medicine has kept me occupied for a time and building a life and home for two was an essential and beautiful part of my life. Now I return to the sea. Time once again to sail solo, to race, to win, taste adventure and, perhaps, gain a better understanding of the world and my place in it.

The Boat

Dream Catcher is a cutter rigged Cape Dory 36 launched in 1981. The hull is molded in a single piece, as is the balsa-cored deck, with ballast mounted inside the keel cavity. Designed as a nimble blue water cruiser, and suitable for shorthanded sailing, she has been described as ‘comfortable, simple and seamanlike’. With her long overhangs, cutter rig and bowsprit she shows classic lines.

Boat NameDream Catcher
Boat TypeCape Dory 36
DesignerCarl Alberg
BuilderCape Dory Yachts, East Taunton, Massachusetts, USA
Sail AreaTBD

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