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2008 Cape Cod Shipbuilding Shields - 30'

Year 2008
Length 30ft.
Price USD $57,000
Type: Pre-owned
Location MA, United States
Hull Material Fiberglass/GRP
Engine type Single
Contact Information
Designer: Olin Stephens
Beam: 6 ft 5 in
Max Draft: 4 ft 9 in
Displacement: 4600 lbs
Dry Weight: 4600 lbs
Year: 2000
Hull Shape: Monohull
Keel Type: Fin

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Designer: Olin Stephens
Keel: Fin
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 30 ft 3 in
Beam: 6 ft 5 in
LWL: 20 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 9 in
Displacement: 4600 lbs
Ballast: 3080 lbs
Dry Weight: 4600 lbs
Engine 1:
Year Built: 2000
Engine Type: Other
Engine/Fuel Type: Other

The Company 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, 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.

Manufacturer Provided Description
In looks and performance, the Shields is entirely worthy of her distinguished heritage. The idea for her creation originated with Cornelius Shields, one of America's most eminent racing yachtsmen and dedicated enthusiasts. The Shields Class concept of an ideal, moderately sized, low maintenance, high-performance, open cockpit, keel-ballasted sailboat was translated under Olin Stephens' personal supervision into plans and specifications by the New York firm of Sparkman & Stephens. Cape Cod Shipbuilding's skill and craftsmanship and extensive fiberglass building experience, combined with the use of today's best construction materials, turned this superb design into a lively, well-balanced boat that is fast in light weather and extremely able in a hard breeze. The hull and deck are made of hand-laid fiberglass and color-impregnated gelcoat. The one-piece molded hull is bonded to the deck with fiberglass, while still in the molds, to assure true and consistent lines. The molded parts; the fiberglass hull, the fiberglass deadwood, and the lead keel are securely through-fastened with 3-4-inch silicon bronze bolts. The two main keel bolts accept the attachment of eye nuts and are of sufficient strength to hoist the entire boat. The fiberglass rudder is molded around a 1 1-8-inch bronze shaft and is secured at the top by a bronze-lined rudder port and at the bottom by a special bronze casting faired into the lead and bolted in place. Standard equipment includes teak toe-rails, coamings, handrails on for deck, floor grating and contoured cockpit seats. Teak console for halyard winches and cleats mounted vertically with step. Flotation compartments are located under the fiberglass seat and floor and hull liner. Fore and aft watertight bulkheads with fiberglass hatches with bronze hatch dogs. Tiller varnished ash with chrome-plated bronze hardware. Painted boot top stripe and antifouling paint on bottom.
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