O W N E R S  P A G E





Sailing Vessel:   FogDog

Model:  1983 W27 hull#505




John Everson


Home Port: 

Cotuit, MA




Sailing Area: 

Cape Cod and the Islands






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On the mooring


How is boat used: 

Weekend cruising, random overnights and frequent dinner trips during the week. Boat is launched beginning of May and hauled end of October. The boat is stored at my home which allows me to work on her easily.







Sailing trips, experiences: 

Several week and weekend sailing trips per year around Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard per year.





Ready for launching


Boat Condition: 




Upgrades by you or other owners:

New canvas including sail cover, dodger, winch and pedestal covers, etc.

New UK sails, fully battened main.

Garmin 2010 Chartplotter

Furuno 16 mile Radar

Autohelm autopilot

Signet Instruments including wind, depth, speed

5” Danforth Constellation compass

Custom cockpit cushions

Butane stove

Stainless water heater

Magma gas grille

New head

JBL sound system

1400 watt inverter

Cockpit hot cold shower



Recent projects:

Replaced cutlass bearing
Repainted boot stripe
Repainted sheer stripe
Replaced port rub rail
New running rigging
New anchor light
New deck light
Replaced radar cable in mast
Bird spikes on spreaders, mast and radome
Refinished teak and holly sole

Refinished all brightwork
Replaced sanitation hoses, vented loop and holding tank vent
Bottom paint and zincs






FogDog Cabin


Planned projects:


Replace lifelines

Add newer drifter or cruising spinnaker

Upgrade solar vents

Possibly a new instrument mounting system for the pedestal if I can find or build one.

Replace cockpit drains and scuppers with brass through hulls.

Add  two golf cart batteries for house lighting



FogDog on Martha’s Vineyard









Heading back to the mooring