• 58'
  • 2000
  • Washington, United States
  • $649,000



"Discover's" current owners have recently completed a cosmetic refit. Previous owner invested over $1,300,000 including upgrades, improvements, and recent Awlgrip for entire yacht, "Discover" offers a buying opportunity for the client looking for a serious blue water cruiser for rugged environments.

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: CAPE HORN
  • Category: Trawler
  • Model: LRC
  • Model Year: 2000
  • YearBuilt: 2000
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 4/8 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 58' 0" (17.68m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 18' 0" (5.49m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: --
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: --
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  • Cruise Speed Range: --
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  • Displacement: --
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 350 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 200 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 4,400 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: N/A
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: 8
  • State Rooms: 4
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Steel
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: John Deere
  • Model: N/A
  • Engine Count: Single
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


The only four stateroom Cape Horn, Discover sleeps eight (2) forward bow guest staterooms sleep 2 each in upper and lower berths inboard. The port side guest stateroom sleeps 2 in upper and lower berths; master stateroom is aft with queen size island berth. Interior woodwork is cherry with mahogany sole; carpet in staterooms; tiling is Italian ceramic. Recessed lighting and generous stowage throughout.


Wrap around U-shaped large upholstered seating for six around birds-eye maple table; additional seating on large L-shaped settee port side with entertainment center. MarineAir HVAC system w/6 air handlers for all living areas. Mahogany sole. Upholstery and window coverings new 10/13.

  • Flat screen HDTV 32" TV on articulation mount (new 10/13)
  • Sony Electronics w/Bose surround sound speakers
  • Numerous cabinets and drawers


Forward from salon to port U-shaped ergonomically designed for ease of use in all seas. Abundant stowage for cooking equipment and provisions.

  • GE Profile Performance convection/microwave oven
  • Sub Zero refrigerator w/(2) freezer drawers
  • 4-burner electric stovetop
  • Miele SS compact dishwasher
  • Broan trash compactor
  • Garbage disposal
  • Tiled back splash
  • Numerous Lighting capabilities
  • Chest freezer located lower deck
  • Molded sink
  • Soap dispenser
  • New cabinets
  • Numerous drawers
  • Numerous cabinets


The pilothouse has excellent visibility with a re-designed helm station (2011) and new heated windows. The leather pilothouse sette provides ample area for keeping the helmsman company; above the settee is a pilots berth.

  • Mounted Bostrom helm chair w/footrest
  • Bow thruster control
  • Stern thruster control
  • John Deere instrument panel-all gauges
  • Northern Lights generator control panel
  • Single lever clutch/throttle control
  • Windlass control switch
  • Winch on/off switch
  • Directional control spotlight remote
  • Ultra Safety Systems high water alarm
  • Day tank monitor w/indicator lights
  • (3) Diamond Seaglaze heated windows
  • (8) Chart drawers
  • (2) Shelved lockers
  • Numerous drawers


  • Robertson Ap-20 autopilot
  • (2) Autopilot rudder feedback sensors
  • Robertson FU35 portable control
  • Furuno Navigator 36 DGPS & 31GPS
  • Furuno Radar 1942 Mark II
  • GPS anrennea: mast & wheelhouse roof
  • Datamarine Link compass display
  • Datamarine Link multi-display
  • Datamarine Link true wind/wind speed
  • Interphase Twinscope Forward Sonar
  • ICOM IC-M502 VHF
  • SEA 157 VHF
  • SEA 1635 antenna coupler
  • SEA Hailer w/aft station
  • Robertson rudder angle indicator
  • Simrad RFC35 rate compass
  • Guest searchlight with remote
  • Air horn w/interior tank
  • Wheelhouse mounted Offshore ERIRB
  • Dirigo Compass
  • Shuttle XS commercial computer
  • Flat panel LCD monitor runs the Nobeltec navigation software
  • Floscan fuel monitoring

Forward Companionway

Steps lead below to companionway with port and starboard grab rails and courtesy lights. These are recessed lights and carpeted sole. Two steps lead to aft master stateroom. Watertight door leads to forward bow stateroom area. Companionway houses electrical panels and meters, bilge pump switches and indicator lights, as well as batteries, bilge, macerator, and fresh water pumps, and high water alarm. All carpeting is new.


Master Stateroom

Spacious master stateroom with center line berth, generous "walk around room", extremely abundant stowage in numerous drawers and hanging lockers.

  • Island queen berth
  • Night stands w/3 drawers each
  • Bookshelves
  • Porthole screens and sea covers
  • Datamarine Link Multi readout
  • HDTV 21" Flat screen TV (new 10/13)

Master Head

En suite titled master head is located to starboard, tastefully done in its own practicality

  • Recessed overhead lighting
  • Porthole w/screen and sea cover
  • Vanity sink
  • Full size stall shower
  • (4) Medicine lockers w/mirrored doors
  • Tank watch indicator light
  • Vac-U flush head

Port and Starboard Bow Staterooms

Port stateroom has an overhead Freeman escape hatch. All staterooms have overhead recessed lighting and portholes with screens and sea covers.

  • Upper and lower berths inboard
  • Slot for sea rails
  • Reading lights
  • Mirrored aft bulkhead
  • Shelved locker w/3 drawers
  • Hanging locker

Port Stateroom

  • Upper and lower berths
  • Desk area
  • Locker
  • (2) Drawers
  • (2) Hanging locker

Guest Head

  • Walk-in shower stall
  • Tiled head throughout
  • Vac-U flush head
  • Molded vanity/sink
  • Miele Washer and SS Dryer

Mechanical and Engine Details

Fuel consumption at 8 knots is approx. 8 GPH for a range of 4000NM; at 7.5 Knots is closer to 5000NM+1 GPH for generator. Discovers engine room offers a full walk around work area and stand-up head room. She is equipped with a get-home auxiliary engine. Access to mechanical systems is well designed.

  • John Deere 6076AFM 316 HP, 2135 HRS
  • Volvo Penta Saildrive 59 HP auxiliary diesel engine, 25 HRS
  • ZF V-drive engine mounted transomission
  • Engine instument readouts
  • Bow thruster 25HP, Hydraulic in bulbous bow
  • Stern thruster 25HP, Hydraulic in keel
  • MarineAir 48K BTU reverse cycle w/6 air handlers
  • Filtration Concepts 400 GPD watermaker
  • (2) Hydraulic steering actuators
  • Engine room tiller
  • Kidde FE241 auto fire extinguisher integrated w/auto-shutoff of engine, generator and blowers
  • Chilled/hot circulating pump
  • High water sensors and alarms
  • (5) Auto and manual bilge pumps
  • (2) Gray water sump pumps
  • FloScan fuel monitoring system
  • Perfect filtration Fuel Polishing system, 1 micron filter
  • (2) Electrical fuel lift assist pumps
  • Reverso oil change system
  • Algae-X system on all systems
  • 20GAL electric hot water heater


Electrical system consist of 12V DC, 110 AC and 220 AC 60 HZ sources. Shore power requirements are  50AMP 220VAC, 60HZ single phase. Heavy loads are powered by 220 VAC; 110 VAC loads are powered by 2 AC buses trinked through the two Trace SineWave inverters so that switching is transparent and automatic regardless of the power source (shore, genset, or battery banks). Can sit at anchor for 14 hours from inverter power.

  • Northern Lights 20KW generator, 82 AMP 220 VAC 60 HZ
  • Sound shield and heat exchanger
  • (2) Trace SineWave 2500Watt inverter w/remote
  • (6) Discover EV Traction Dry Cell batteries
  • (3) 12-volt engine batteries in boxes
  • Link 20 Battery Managment System
  • Automatic Batter Bank combining switches
  • Glendening Cablemaster w/125ft 50AMP
  • Isolation transformer
  • Corrosion monitor
  • Hehr 220AMP alternator
  • Oversized navigation lights


Construction with safety as foremost priority. Steel fuel and water tanks integral to hill essentially creating a double steel bottom. Steel bilge keels not only provide passive stabilization and stabiliation at anchor, but also yacht to stand on her own bottom for haulout or beaching for bottom cleaning or inspections, as well as being a critical element for intentional or accidental groundings or in navigational areas with large tide changes.

  • Steel tested @60KPSI mild steel grade A36 or greater
  • SS bow rail and stanchions
  • SS and chrome plated deck hardware
  • Thru hulls, ball valves, deck drains, piping systems all 316SS
  • Fairing
  • New paint 2011, Awlgrip, by bracewell
  • Windows 1/2" tempered glass w/clamp-in window frames
  • Portholes 10" tempered glass w/deadlights, rebedded 2011
  • Keel cooling system integal to hull
  • Freeman watertight aftdeck door
  • Freeman watertight dutch pilothouse doors, port and starboard
  • Portuguese bridge gate to foredeck
  • (4) Bulwark lockers forward each w/single door access
  • Boarding gate port and starboard
  • Starboard steps to bridge and port deck
  • Transom gate
  • Swim platform w/swim ladder
  • Steel rudder w/articulated flap
  • Skeg
  • 5-blade 36" X 25" bronze propeller
  • Oversize cleats
  • (6) Bollards: 4 on bow, 2aft

Deck and Hull

  • 14' caribe dinghy w/60HP Merc. fourstroke motor+ depthsoinder (new custom cover 10/13)
  • 1500# custom UMT rotating davit adjustable to 360 degrees
  • Switlik 6-person lifeaft in canister
  • (3) Mounted aluminum deck boxes
  • (6) Dive tanks
  • Maxwell 3500 anchor hydraulic windlass w/capstan, wildcat and (2) deck switches + wheelhouse switch
  • 180LB CQR plow anchor w/350' chain
  • 150' nylon rode
  • 24' sea anchor w/600' rode
  • (2) Lewmar watertight deck hatches, new
  • 100LB Sarca stern anchor w/300' rode
  • Built-in propane grill w/2 tanks
  • Rear camera; large spotlight aft deck
  • Aft deck enclosure curtains
  • Jim buoy lifering
  • Telephone and TV connections aft
  • Aluminum storm shutters for house windows
  • Lexan storm shutters for wheelhouse windows
  • Marquipy boarding ladder (new 10/13)
  • Transom door
  • Custom swim platform w/gentle stairs
  • Custom swim ladder

Additional Info

Discover is a second generation Cape Horn 55'. She was built with the emphasis on safety and redundancies for which Cape Horn Trawlers have become world famous. With proven seakeeping capabilities. Discover offers a rare opportunity to purchase a fully founded well equipped yachts with all of the outfitting and amenities selected by a knowledgeable owner.

The first major refit was in 2003 when many electronics were added and upgraded; deck railings and stanchions added to upper house deck 2004; interior woodwork refinished 2004; new yacht finish paint 2007. In 2007 the swim platform was extended; the mast and crow's nest were removed and a boom was installed. The second major refit 9costing more than $250,000) was in 2011 and 2012 and included new pilothouse helm, new complete Awlgrip paint job, new bearings and seals for prop shaft, and numerous system upgrades. Winter of 2013 refit included approximately $50,000 of improvements in decore and conveniences. Several thousands of dollars worth of spare parts are on board. Discovery is in loaded and ready to go condition to take her new owners anywhere and everywhere.