Union 36 Cutter
Union 36 Cutter for sale | 10.97m (36'0") | 1981 | 1x diesel 40hp | GRP Construction | Long Keel underwater profile | 3 sleeping berths | Boat REF# 146010
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|Underwater profile||Long Keel|
|Engine||1 x diesel 40hp, Perkins 4-108 (1981)|
|Lying||Whatcom County, WA USA - Shown by Appointment|
|Builder||Union Yacht Company|
Whatcom County, WA USA - Shown by Appointment
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|Fuel capacity||409.1 ltr (90.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Water capacity||636.4 ltr (140.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||181.8 ltr (40.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x diesel 40hp|
|Engine make and model||Perkins 4-108 (1981)|
|Engine Hours||engine1: 3182|
|Prop(s)||Bronze three blade|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||1.5 ltr (0.3 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||6.5 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||7.4 knots|
The engine is located below the cockpit. Access is through a removable panel under the companionway ladder to the front of the engine and through removable panels on the starboard side in the aft bunk area. This provides very good access to the front, top and aft of the engine as well as the reversing gear, shaft, packing gland and water heater. Essentially the entire bilge area is filled with the fuel and water tanks which are accessible under removable floor panels.
|Draft Min||1.73m (5'8")|
Cutter rigged Isomat Aluminium spars (1981) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2006)
|Reefing mainsail||Neil Pryde - Slab (1981) 2 Reefs|
|Other sails||Staysail (unknown year)|
The standing rigging and much of the running rigging was replaced in 2006. The original staysail boom has been removed (still available) and a staysail sheet track installed. The winches were upgraded to self tending types. A rigid boom vang was installed. Tubular stainless steel mast pulpits were installed. Lines from the vang and main sheet are led aft into the cockpit. Halyard winches are located on the mast and foresail sheet winches are mounted on each side of the cockpit.
12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power
|Underwater profile||Long Keel|
Total LOA 41'
The Union 36 is a stoutly built, heavy displacement, full keel double ended, cutter sloop designed by Robert Perry. The design began as the Hans Christian 34 and was built at the Union Yacht Company in Taiwan, ROC. This line of boats is notable for the liberal use of well-crafted teak inside and out. On the outside there are teak decks and rails and a full teak cockpit, all in excellent condition. Ballast is cast iron bedded inside the full molded fiberglass hull. The large rudder is hung on the full keel with an internal rudder shaft controlled by a wheel in the cockpit. The mast is stepped on deck with a steel compression post to the keel. The bowsprit is a massive wood beam encased in stainless steel where the anchors rest.
The current owner purchased this boat in 2005. In 2006 he had the underwater hull peeled and epoxy coated with a new barrier coat.
|Total # of berths||3|
|No. of double berths||1|
|No. of single berths||1|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
|Manual water system|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
The cockpit is protected with a fiberglass dodger and high quality isinglass windows and full canvas providing complete enclosure with excellent views in all directions. The entire cockpit is finished in teak and is in excellent condition. Vang and main sheet lines are led aft into the cockpit and foresail sheet winches are set to port and starboard on the cockpit coaming.
Double louvered doors with a separate, slide in lexan panel for bad weather provides access to the interior. A ladder leads down to the galley on the port side and a navigation table to starboard. Forward is the main salon with a marble topped table and "U" shaped seating to port and additional seating built in to starboard. A Dickenson diesel heating stove sits on a marble platform at the forward starboard corner of the salon area. A large, opening skylight over the center of the salon area provides light and ventilation.
A relatively large door leads forward to the head and shower and through a second set of double doors into the forward cabin with a "V" berth and storage cabinets and drawers. The double doors serve either to close off the forward cabin or to close off the toilet and basin area of the head. This allows the toilet or the shower to be isolated from the other compartments for use. A second opening skylight provides light and ventilation in the head area.
Aft of the main salon to starboard is a large berth under the cockpit seat with removable panels for access to the engine compartment. With these panels and the forward engine cover under the companionway ladder, access to the engine, gear and other systems is very good. A fixed manual bilge pump and battery boxes are located under the berth.
Refrigeration is provided by a roomy ice box. A mold is provided to produce ice blocks that just fit into the bottom of the ice box.
3 burner propane Stove
|VHF DSC radio|
Sailing instruments including a Navman Wind 3150, Speed 3100 and Depth 3100 are located in the cockpit visible from the helm. A Navman 5500 GPS chart plotter is mounted above the chart table in the starboard aft interior.
4 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric Lofrans Tigres windlass
(45 CQR, 35 Plow, 35 Danforth)
65.00m (213'3") of chain
45.00m (147'8") of rode
The decks are beautifully covered with raw teak that appears to be in excellent condition. A cover is included that goes over the boom and covers the decks. The cockpit is covered by a fiberglass dodger forward and canvas aft to be fully enclosed. Visibility out of the cockpit is excellent in all directions. Steering is by a wheel with engine controls located at the aft end of the cockpit. Sailing instruments are installed in the forward starboard side of the cockpit.
2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)