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1985 Contest 36 S

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Stamford, Connecticut
1985 35' 10" Contest 36 S $39,500

Beam 11' 8" Draft 6' 3" Engine(s) 1x Inboard Volvo @ 36 HPower
The 36s was designed for serious seagoing, both above and below decks.

The balsa cored hull is a solidly built to Lloyds A1 standards.

The 36s is an aft-cockpit cruising yacht with high topsides, semi-flush deck has a large aft-cabin, a U-shaped galley and large forward facing chart table.

Compared to other cruising yachts the 36s performs admirably in all sea conditions.

With her owner modifications and upgrades Shiva is likely one of the finest examples of the 36s afloat.

Shiva's only owner has meticulously maintained the boat since being launched new in 1985 and has many upgrades including rigging, joinery, plumbing, electrics. electronics, cabin heating, refrigeration, deck and sailing hardware.

Contest 36s brilliant design by Dick Zaal and in perfect condition!

This design began as Contest 35 in 1983 and was available as Contest 36s from 1984.

It is a timeless design and certainly well suited for offshore sailing.

This yacht has a large galley and a spacious light aft cabin.

The original cockpit teak has been replaced.

General: Sv Shiva is a fractional rig, deep fin keel Contest 36s designed by Dick Zaal, and built in 1985 by Conyplex BV, Medemblik, Holland.

It has an end grain balsa cored polyester hull, with a non skid GRP deck, 6000 pound cast iron ballast, 36" steering wheel, varnished teak interior finished, sleeps in 2 cabins + saloon, headroom salon 6'-2", bed length front 6'-8", rear, V berth and sofa, anchor CQR , anchor 200' chain, electric windlass, swim ladder, Sunbrella cockpit dodger, lifebuoy, fire extinguisher 2x, liferaft (needs to be repacked), 2 bilge pump manual and electric.

Hull has been stripped and treated with epoxy barrier coating (2011), new upholstery, 7 new portlights (2014), 3 new deck hatches (2014), Sunbrella cockpit cushions.

Engine: Volvo Penta MD17 D 36 hp, diesel - .6 gal / hour, fixed 2-blade propeller, MD17D regular maintenance.

Rigging: Bridge clearance approx. 56', Selden deck stepped mast material spars aluminum, Pro Furl furling, UK jib, genoa.

Hood gennaker), 1x19 stainless wire rigging , spinnaker pole on track, 7 winches - 6 self tailing.

Navigation and equipment: Batteries: 2 8D AGM house - 490 AH, 1 Blue Top start 55 AH, 12V, shore power, 20 amp battery charger, solar panel 100 watt, S Plathe binnacle compass and Alpha 3000 AP, KVH fluxgate cpmpass, depth sounder and log (B&G/Airmar), AWI: B&G, GPS AP controls in cockpit and foredeck, plotter Raymarine C80, radar: Raymarine.

Standard Horizon GX220 VHF - fixed and hand held, Sony AM-FM/radio/CD, autopilot Alpha 3000 (spare control head), LED navigation lights, windex. 2 - 10# alum bottles w/ solenoid and water: Stainless steel water tanks 104 gallons, water pressure system manual + electric (2013), hot water 6 gallons, shower, Groco Model K toilet, Grunnert ED75 engine drive refrigeration, stainless steel holdover plate, 3 burner stainless steel stove (gas), w/ oven, propane locker with drain and outside tap.


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Length:35' 10"
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Engine Count:1
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Hull Material:Fiberglass
Beam:11' 8"
Draft:6' 3"
Condition:Very Good

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