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Nicholson 36

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Boat REF# 23674
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 11.00m (36'1")
Year 1964
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 5
Engine 1 x Diesel 27hp, Yanmar 3GM27 (2003)
Lying Falmouth


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Designer Peter & Charles Nicholson
Builder Halmatic and Camper & Nicholson
Lying Falmouth
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 120.0 ltr (26.4 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 500.0 ltr (110.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 01/09/2002


Engine 1 x Diesel 27hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 3GM27 (2003)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) three blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.5 ltr (0.6 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

3 no. deep cycle batteries new 2003


LOA 11.00m (36'1")
LWL 8.00m (26'3")
Beam 3.00m (9'10")
Draft Min 1.80m (5'11")
Draft Max 1.80m (5'11")
Displacement 7,600kg (16,758.0lbs)
Headroom 1.80m (5'11")


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Selden Aluminium spars (2003) with stainless steel standing rigging (2003)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail Collins 7/8th battened - Slab (2003)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)

Harken winches throughout new 2003. Mast and boom have been Alwgrip painted white.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish

Very heavy grp layup to heavy scantlings. Mahogany and teak brightwork, teak laid decks and cockpit. The hull has been peeled and epoxy treated. Lead keel. New silicon bronze keel bolts 2003. Hull Awlgrip painted 2006. New rudder 2003. New stainless steel rudder heel fitting. Centre line water tanks cleaned and gel coated 2003. New windows and re-chromed frames 2003. Deck stantions all re-seated with new teak cover boards. New taft rail and new pulpit 2003.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 1
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads
Cooker tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Manual water system tick

New cushions & upholstery to all bunks. The clock and barometer shown in the photos are excluded from the sale.

2 burner paraffin cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
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GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

At the helm: Autohelm ST4000, Autohelm Tridata, Wind & Navdata. Below: Furuno GPS Navigator, Icom VHF

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
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Warps tick
Fenders tick

1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric Lofrans Tigres windlass
2 anchors
(35 ib Plough 15 kg Bruce)
70.00m (229'8") of chain
36.00m (118'1") of warp
Hydrovane windvane self-steering system
1/2" galvanised, ranged, measured & marked chain. Additional 12 m 3/8" galvanised chain. Anchor plait line is 16 mm. The life raft shown in the photos is excluded from the sale.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Danbuoy tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Just 26 of these gorgeous Nicholson 36 yachts were built by Campers. Their delicate overhangs have endowed them with the beautiful lines of earlier wooden yachts but these looks belie a serious sailing capability. Owning one of these yachts is about as close as you can come to owning a classic yacht without the bother of a wooden hull. And classic yachts rarely come with better breeding.

This 36 has been taken in hand and had serious money spent on all the important bits. She is a proper sailor's yacht of the type that are simply not made anymore. The accomodation below, excepting the upholstery and the cabin floor is largely original.

With difficulty, you may find elsewhere another Nic 36 for sale but I would very much doubt you would find another of this quality.

Once again, I am delighted that Boatshed Falmouth has been asked to handle the sale of such a lovely yacht. The Boatshed system of taking and making available so many photographs is critical for the promotion of unusual and interesting boats. As always, I am happy to put the high resolution photos on CD and mail them.

Currently lying in Falmouth

This Nicholson 36 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steven of Boatshed Falmouth. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.