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Saltram Saga 36

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Boat REF# 32130
removed from sale
Length 11.00m (36'1")
Year 1989
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 10hp, Sabb (1989)
Lying Falmouth


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Extra Details

Designer Alan Pape
Builder Skentlebery
Lying Falmouth
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 123.0 ltr (27.1 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 342.0 ltr (75.2 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 10hp
Engine make and model Sabb (1989)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 16" with a 6" pitch on a 1 1/4" sha
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.3 ltr (0.3 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 5 knots

65 amp alternator. 80 watt solar panel.

The engine was built before 1989 but was crated and in the manufacturers wrapping until commissioned in 1989. It is fitted with a 2:1 reduction gearbox.

The engine bearers and available space will suit a Nanni 29 hp if so desired. With the 1 1/4" stainless steel shaft the prop size can be increased to 18" as it is strong enough and the space is available.


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Length 11.00m (36'1")
Beam 3.60m (11'10")
Draft Min 1.90m (6'3")
Draft Max 1.90m (6'3")
Displacement 9,000kg (19,845.0lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")


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Sloop rigged Z Spars Aluminium spars (1989) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Lee Sails - Slab (2006)
Headsail - Hank On (2006)
Other sails Staysail (1989)
Cruising Shute & Snuffer (1989)
Storm Tri Sail (1989)

All 8 mm standing rigging.

The woking jib is a high cut Yankee. Roller furling gear is available.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Gelcoat finish

Heavily laid up grp hull with a cast iron keel fastened to the hull with steel keel studs and fastening nuts. Hull was epoxied from new below the waterline. The deck is two layers of 3/8" marine ply, laminated and fastened over laminated, mahogany deck beams. This is fully epoxy resin and glass matting sheathed topped with deck paint. This forms a very practical, long lasting and low maintenance deck. The deck design gives good side deck width and a great working foredeck.

Alan Pape, the designer, has taken the well liked double ender Colin Archer design and adapted it for grp construction. This gives an increased ballast ratio for better sailing performance.

The rudder is hung on the stern post.

The hull is very deep giving adequate headroom forward without the need for a coachroof, again, adding to the strength of the hull.

The hull only was professionally built by Skentlebery and remaineder was completed by the owner to a very high standard. Particular attention was given to the stanchion mounts, through deck fastenings and the bulwark coping.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick
Pressurised water system tick

The forward cabin provides the double Vee berth. The three other berths are singles. The saloon seating does not convert. There is a very nice saloon table - very solid, just like everything else on theis yacht !

Reflex diesel cabin heater.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Weather fax tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Hand bearing Sestral Moore compass, Grid steering compass, Stowe log with cockpit repeater, GPS Magellan Meridian XL, VHF Navico RT 6500, Short wave receiver Yaesu FRG 100, Dell 2Ghz laptop, built in and connected to SSB receiver and GPS, Seafarer echo sounder.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick

4 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric Simpson Lawrence windlass
3 anchors
(20 kg Bruce, 35 lb CQR & Fortress)
45.00m (147'8") of chain
60.00m (196'10") of rode
Aries Circumnavigator windvane self-steering system
Jolly Boat Skiff dinghy (1990)
(Hard Dinghy)


New Sail Cover

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Fume detector tick
Life buoys tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

This Saltram 36 is a superb and rare find. She is an exceptional long distance cruising yacht. There is nothing fancy or flimsy about her, just a great solid, well built yacht.

The fit out is a credit to the owner, who purchased the hull from new form Skentlebery and completed the high quality fit out himself. Everything is very substantial with added aim of minimal maintenance.

I'm sure many will question the enqine choice and size but it is a low revving, high torque motor swinging a large diameter prop and seems pefectly adequate.

With its new sails, this boat is ready to go. She would make a perfect yacht for a couple but can be easily handled single handed.

I think the double ended design and the flat decks give her real style.

If you have any comments or would like to ask the owner any questions, give me a call on 01326 372500.

Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Saltram Saga 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.