1987 Freedom Yachts 36
"Singlehanded" is one of the most highly sought-after cruising designs. Gary Mull designed the free-standing rigged sloop to be handled solo, and the seaworthiness and ease of sailing have made this boat intensely popular. This gal was just refitted in 2017 and was ready to head to the islands, but is now being sold due to owners' change of plans. You have everything to gain from this boat!
Practical Sailor Magazine said of this model: "Probably the most distinctive thing you’ll be getting in the Freedom 36 is the ease of handling. We can’t imagine how you could get a 36-footer that sails well and make it any easier to handle. A lot of the joy of sailing is making the wind work for you, and the Freedom 36 gives you more return for your labor than any other boat we’ve sailed."
Full Excel spreadsheet of inventory available upon request. Very thorough and organized.
The owners are meticulous and fitted her out with plans of long-term cruising, with focus on both safety and comfort. Among the updates are:
Engine: replaced the alternator, low pressure fuel pump, mixing elbow, fuel lines, and belts
Regular maintenance on engine like filter and oil changes
Replaced the cutlass bearing in 2017
Sails: Reinforced the mainsail and jib professionally
NEW stack pack and jib cover
Replaced the top of the dodger's canvas
Added a topping lift, serviced the reefing system, including removing and servicing the boom.
Batteries: Replaced batteries with 2 AGM batteries in April 2017 totalling ~400Ah
Ground tackle: Replaced ground tackle with a 44lb Rocna and Lewmar windlass. It's brand new and working great.
Autopilot: Just installed a brand new Garmin autopilot that talks to our Garmin chartplotter
Replaced battery monitor, galley faucet, water accumulator, shower pump (which has never been used!), seal on the head, and bilge pump
Bilge is clean and pumps run well.
Replaced propane line and regulator.
ePIRB, Iridium, harnesses/tethers/jacklines and a ton of extras onboard.
Added an outboard lift arm
Inflatable 8’5” Achilles dinghy and 6hp Tohatsu outboard motor included.
Includes rail-mounted propane Magma grill in the cockpit.
Previous owner added HVAC system that works on shore power.
This boat won't last in the current market. It's clean, well loved, and ready to go. Buy today, sail to the Bahamas tomorrow.
- Freedom Yachts
- Fort Pierce, FL, US
- Available for sale in U.S. waters:
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- 36 ft - 10.97 meter
- 12 ft 6 in - 3.81 meter
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- 6 ft - 1.83 meter
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- 30 (Individual), 30 (combined)
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- 40 gallons - 1 tank(s)
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- 64 gallons - 1 tank(s)
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Not only is this an easy boat to sail, the interior space is well thought-out and very generous for a 36 footer. The galley is to port and there is a private double quarterberth to starboard. The settee area is large enough to seat 6 comfortably, and the ergonomics of this boat are incredible. The v-berth is large, the head is sizeable for a 36-footer, and the whole interior is spacious and comfortable.
This boat has incredibly low engine hours, and awesome dinghy and outboard, and is literally outfitted for the Caribbean. Owners intended on taking her across the Gulf Stream but had a change of career plans and are unable to go. They thought of everything--even the foul-weather gear is staying aboard! There is NOTHING you need to do to this boat except buy groceries and go.
If you've thought about owning a Freedom, JUMP on this opportunity! She won't be on the market long!
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
I'm always looking for quality listings for my clients! Please contact me if you have a boat you would like to sell or would like personalized assistance in finding the right cruising boat for you and your family.
Melanie Sunshine Neale
Licensed & Bonded Yacht Broker
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