1978 Union Ship Company Taiwan Union Polaris 36 - Cutter 36 located in Virginia for sale

36' Union Ship Company Taiwan Union Polaris 36 - Cutter 36

Year
Length
Beam
Draft
Location
Price
1978
36'
11-6'
5-8'
Virginia
$68,000

Description: 1978 Union 36 Cutter, Robert Perry based design built by Union Yacht Co, Taiwan. Well outfitted Bahamas veteran that is capable and ready to go again. MELELU is the epitome of a heavy displacement, full keel, canoe stern, sea kindly blue water yacht that typifies the classic world cruising boats of the 1970s. Featured in the Feb, 2010 issue of Practical Sailor Magazine. Owned and maintained by a well-known maritime journalist and marine surveyor specializing in sailboats. Has been used as a test boat for Practical Sailor Magazine since 2004. Features a classic, well-built teak interior with teak cockpit and decks. Safe, comfortable interior layout with huge quarter berth, full galley, dinette with 360 degree seating, pilot berth, navigation station, head with full sized shower, private forward cabin and plenty of storage. No expense has been spared to outfit this vessel for safe, comfortable cruising - recent upgrades include engine, mainsail, Icom 803 SSB, Superwind 350 wind turbine, solar panels, custom stainless steel RADAR arch with dinghy davits and more. Too many upgrades to list completely - see below for a partial listing.

Equipment: Engine
Beta Marine Diesel (2008) 43 HP Model 1903 with 626 hours.

Interior
Gimbaled CNG three burner stove / oven with extra fuel tanks for extended cruising.
Dickinson Newport diesel heater (2005)
LAVAC Manuel head (2010)

Electronics
Icom 802 SSB system (2014) with Dynaplate ground and GAM antenna
Icom M604 VHF radio (2014)
Standard Horizon Matrix AIS GX2150 VHF (2014) with RAM 3 remote mic at helm.
JRC radar / chartplotter (2007)
Vesper Watchmate 850 AIS (2013) with Vesper antenna splitter
Autohelm depth sounder
Raymarine e7 touch screen multi-function display (2014)
Chain drive autopilot with P70 controller and EV-1 System (2014)

Electrical
30 AMP AC power system with Smarplug inlet / plug
AGM batteries - 2 banks (two 8D, two GRP 27)
Battery bank monitor
Blue Sea Systems primary AC/DC panel (2005)
Three Sunware 75w solar panels (2011) with SUN Fox-MD1 charge controller
Superwind 350 wind generator (2011) with charge controller and dump load resistors.

Deck and safety equipment
45 lb CQR anchor on bowsprit, with all chain rode (200 ft with 100 extra section).
35 lb Bruce claw on bowsprit, with 250 ft combination rope / chain rode
Lofrans Tigress anchor windlass (2004) with deck and remote helm switches
Automatic and manual bilge pumps with dual high capacity back up emergency pumps.
Custom arch (2006) with dinghy davits and Outboard motor lifting boom.
Sunbrella dodger and Bimini (new canvas 2017)
Full cockpit enclosure, both clear vinyl and bug screens.
Bug screens for companionway and all hatches

Sails & rigging
Fully battened main (2011) premium grade Polyester (Dimension 360AP-MTO 8.4oz) with Dutchman stowage system, Tides Marine Strong® Track and Slide System, Schaefer Battslide® batten cars.
Roller furling Jib (sail serviced 2017)
Self-tending staysail with clubfoot boom
All standing rigging replaced 2010, including bowsprit whiskers and bobstay. All chainplates and fittings removed for inspection at that time.
Mast deck stepped, hollow box spruce. Mast and spars removed, inspected and completely refurbished in 2010. Mast electrical wiring also replaced.

Vessel is currently scheduled for routine, cosmetic maintenance (renewal of exterior wood finish, some painting about the decks, etc). Want to invest some sweat-equity, do this maintenance yourself and save a bit of money in the process? Contact me before I get to the maintenance and the sale price will be reduced according. I’ll even throw in the supplies I’ve purchased in preparation (wood varnish, paint, etc).

Location: Norfolk, Virginia
L68617
(757) 287-3770

Material
Hull
Type
Rigging
Cabins
Condition
fiberglass
monohull
cruiser
cutter
2
excellent

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