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Looking for information about a Cape Dory

Hello, I was wondering if any sailors out there had any information about the Cape Dory Intrepid line of boats. I am looking at a 1978 28 foot Intrepid and have not been able to find that much information about them online. Does anybody know of any major strengths or weaknesses for these boats? I would appreciate any input, especially what to keep an eye out for when looking at one.
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Probably want to try contacting the Cape Dory Sailboat Owners Association at www.capedory.org.
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They are great boats!! Cape Dorys in general are very well made. The only real flaw I can think of is that some of the Cape Dorys have deck-mounted masts, which can be an issue after years of use... Other than that...go for it.
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some also have blister probs. with them. it's an Alberg design as i think most or all were. rugged, fairly well finished and pretty good performers.
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I know the 25 was not...but the 25D was an alberg design. really should go see the cdsoa website...lots of good info there.
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Thanks for the responses everybody, it is appreciated. I checked out the CD boards and found a lot of great info.
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