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Union Polaris 36 Cutter

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Category:Sailing Boats
Manufacturer:Union
Model:Polaris 36 Cutter
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Currency:GBP
Year built:1979
Condition:Used
Sale:Trade
Sales status:available
Length:11.22 m/37 ft
Width:3.54 m/12 ft
About

For sale - Union Polaris 36 Cutter

Very rare to the market, this Union 36 is surely the epitome of a heavy displacement, long keel, canoe sterned, sea kindly blue water cruising yacht.
Having benefitted from continuous maintenance over her life with a major refit from 2007 and onwards, this wonderful cruiser is presented for sale in a condition which truly belies her years.


All upgrades and additions to this Union 36's inventory have been carried out with a sympathetic and professional eye so her lovely lines and fantastic interior have been preserved and indeed improved. Combine this with the recent navigation electronics plus the more structural work detailed in these particulars and this yacht appears ready to tackle any and all cruising grounds.


The current owners' potted history of this Union Polaris 36 Cutter is as follows
1996: Bought by current owner in Ft.Lauderdale, USA
1996 -1998: Significant upgrades prior to extended cruising in US, Caribbean and Venezuelan waters
1998: Atlantic passage from Venezuela through Caribbean to Bermuda, Azores and Falmouth, UK
1999: Passage from English Channel to Mediterranean
1999 - 2005: Mediterranean cruising
2005: Passage from Sardinia to Dartmouth
2005 - 2007: Major Refit - Baltic Boatyard, Totnes, Devon
2007 - 2012: Coastal cruising based Poole Harbour
2012 – 2015: Coastal cruising and further upgrading / refitting based River Hamble


Please note, this Union Polaris 36 Cutter is still in commission so please call ahead to make arrangements to view.
Further photos on request.

On buying this Union Polaris through TBS Boats Hamble, discounted first year berthing deals are available (T&C's apply)


Build


Union Polaris 36 Cutter built in 1979
Built by Union Yacht Company Ltd, Taiwan to the designs of Robert Perry
A wonderful example of a traditional long keel, canoe stern blue water cruiser
VAT paid and RCD exempt having been put into service in the EEA prior to June 16th 1998

White GRP hull with teak trim
Teak laid cockpit
Long keel
Wheel steering
Skeg hung rudder

LOA 44'0"
LWL 36'8"
Beam 11'6"
Draft 5'8"
Displacement 22.500lbs
Encapsulated ballast 7,800lbs

Brief details of refit work as follows:
Stripped the decks and cabin top of all teak
Decks rebuilt to modern standards / removed rotten ply core - rebuilt with core-cell
foam / GRP sandwich - 2007
Side decks and coach-roof renovated in two part epoxy paint / non-slip -2007
Topsides - Waterline to gunwhale edge - AWLGRIP system (3 coats) - 2007
All ports removed / seals replaced / professionally polished / glass changed as required / rebedded - 2007
All through hull fittings and sea cocks replaced - 2007
Complete hull osmosis treatment - hull peel / and epoxy lamination sheathing (4 layers) - 2006


Rig


Cutter rigged sloop
Aluminium Mast and spars
Slab reefing mainsail
Furling genoa
Staysail with staysail boom
Bowsprit

Bowsprit removed, inspected and renovated - 2007
Bowsprit rigging and fittings removed, inspected and refitted - 2007
Stainless Steel pulpit redesigned and replaced - 2012
Bowsprit teak deck / opening mechanism for ease of mooring installed – 2007

Mast and rig removed, inspected, renovated and refitted as needed - 2007
Mast electrical wiring replaced with new - 2007
Rig maintained and individual stays / rigging components replaced as appropriate - ongoing
Chain plates inspected and bolts replaced - 2007
New mast light fittings - 2007
Running rigging replaced - 2007
Topping lift replaced - 2015
Backstay isolators for SSB radio fitting - c.1998
New main boom - 1999
New staysail boom – 1999

Sails
New Jeckells mainsail - believed  from 2005
New Jeckells genoa - believed from 2005
New Jeckells cruising spinnaker (asymmetric) - believed from 2005
Renovated Staysail - 2015
Renovated Yankee Jib - 2005
Storm Trysail
Spare genoa - age unknown
New Pro-furl LC 32 furling system

Deck Hardware/Winches
Primary winches upgraded to self-tailing - 1999
Deck hardware / staysail / main tracks replaced with new (blocks / track etc) - 2007
All deck fittings removed / fixings replaced as appropriate and rebedded - 2007
Stanchions / stanchion bases removed, inspected, new fixings and rebedded - 2007
Genoa tracks replaced - 2009
Mid-ship hawse / cleats x 2 installed – 2015


Accommodation


Sleep up to six in two cabins plus occasional saloon berths
Double V-berth in forepeak
Quarter berth aft to starboard
Saloon pilot berths with lee cloths
Galley with Eno 3-burner gas hob with oven (2007), 200 litre fridge with freezer compartment (new installation 2015 - keel cooled for ultra efficient / near silent operation / dual 240v / 12v function) and stainless sink 
12 Volt DC sockets in cabins and saloon x 5
LED lighting (warm white) in saloon and cabins

Full teak interior
Complete renovation / restoration of interior teak joinery / brightwork - 2007
Replacement / renovation of internal upholstery - 2007
Removed and rebuilt significant elements of internal joinery - 2007
Coated all internal marine ply with Episeal (Epoxy sealant) – 2007
Acoustic / Thermal insulation installed - 2007
Headliner removed and replaced with easy-clean panels – 2007
All bilges cleaned and repainted


Machinery


Yanmar 4JH31 56 HP diesel engine, new in 1999
New propeller - 2007
New rope cutter - 2007
Full engine service including removal for new engine mounts and major service in 2015

Electrics
3 independent battery banks
Dedicated engine start battery - Odyssey Extreme (model to be confirmed) - 2015
House Batteries - 2 x 110Ah - 2014 (installation accommodates additional 110Ah battery)
Dedicated windlass battery at bow - date / type - estimated 2012

Charging
Complete replacement of electrical system with Merlin Equipment S200 system - 2005 / reinstalled 2007
Complete electrical refit / main and distribution wiring replaced - 2007
BEP Battery isolators / fuses / busbars with emergency parallel - 2007
BEP DC Circuit Breaker panel (18 circuits) – 2007

240 volts / Shore-power
240 volts AC shore power with galvanic protection
AC extension sockets at Galley and chart table 

BEP DCM 600 battery monitoring / shunt system
High power alternator
Dolphin all-in-one battery charger and Shore power RCD distribution
Split charging BEP MARINE 710-140A Digital Voltage Sensing Relay (DVSR) - 2012
Windlass battery charging - Xantrex 12v digital echo-charger with isolation / breakers - 2007
Solar Panel - Sunware SW3064 12 volt 36 Watt Marine Grade - 2015
Solar Charge Controller - Steca PR1515 12/24V 15A – 2015

Tankage
Tek-tanks custom-made diesel tank c. 200 litres - 2007 
(additional Tek Tanks diesel capacity planned but not yet installed) 
Tek-tanks custom-made water tanks c. 350 liters - 2007

Water System
Hot and cold pressurised water
Heated by engine calorifier and 240v shore power - 2007
40 litre stainless steel hot water 
Complete plumbing refit - “Push-fit” semi rigid piping - 2007
Jabsco fresh water pump and accumulator - 2007
Heads / Shower installation replaced - 2007
Electrical tank senders and gauges – 2007


Inventory


Navigation Equipment
Companionway navpod with ST60+ instruments - 2007
Raymarine ST60+ Depth
Raymarine ST60+ Speed
Raymarine ST60+ Wind
Raymarine ST6002 Autopilot controller - 2014
Furuno GPS-31 at chart table - 2005
Networked MFD Chartplotter - Raymarine a65 in Navpod at helm - 2015
Networked Digital radar - Raymarine RD418D - 2015
AIS class B transponder - Digital Yacht AIT3000 Nucleus w/ zero-loss splitter & WIFI - 2015
Communications:
Simrad fixed VHF/DSC radio - 2005
Furuno NX-300 Navtex at chart table - 2005
Network:
RaymarineSeatalkNG (NMEA 2000) network - 2014
RaymarineSeatalkHS (Ethernet) network /  Raymarine HS-5 switch - 2014
Raymarine SeaTalk1 to SeaTalk NG Converter (ST60+ on NMEA2000) - 2014
Networked companionway chartplotter cabling in place (power / seatalkNG / SeatalkHS) - 2015

Steering & Autopilot
Worm Gear steering - overhauled / serviced 2007
Rudder, rudder stock and rudder fittings removed, inspected, renovated and refitted - 2007
Below decks autopilot fully integrated in RaymarineSeatalkNG / NMEA 2000 network - 2014
Raymarine type 2 rotary drive with chain and sprocket - 2014
Raymarine "Smart Pilot" S3G Course Computer Corepack - 2014
Rudder reference unit - with custom stainless steel quadrant - 2014
Fluxgate compass - networked - 2014

Deck level LED Aquasignal navigation lights - 2012
Mast top tricolour LED - new 2007
LED anchor light
Combined AquaSignal LED steaming light / Deck light - new 2007

Ground Tackle
New bowsprit / windlass stainless steel deck fitting and backing plate - 2007
Loftrans Tigris windlass - new 1999 / completed renovated 2007
Dual bow rollers (captive) - renovated / upgraded - 2007
CQR anchor - weight TBD
50 meters high quality anchor chain (sized for windlass gypsy) / 100m anchor braid – 1998

Safety Equipment
Givens Lifebouy 8-person liferaft (1998) / currently out of service
Electric - automatic / manual high capacity bilge pump - installed 2007 / renovated 2014
Manual bilge pump (in cockpit - Whale gusher 10) - 2007
Coastal flare pack - 2015
Offshore Jon-Boy Man Overboard recovery system - 2005
Life sling recovery system - 1999
Fire extinguishers - 1x 2KG, 1 x 1KG - new 2015
Soft wood bungs for all sea-cocks
Radar Reflector

General Equipment
Custom Spray Hood with integrated back curtain - 2009
Spray Dodgers “Eolo” - 2015
Stack-pack / lazy-jacks for mainsail - 2014
Staysail cover - new 2007 / renovated 2015
Skylight hatch cover - new 2005 / renovated 2015
Sony Bluetooth streaming entertainment system with Cambridge audio speakers – 2011
Professionally installed propane gas system - new from stern bottles to stove - 2007
Stern pushpit gas BBQ socket - 2007


Disclaimer


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.

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Please contact Alex or Charlie on 02380 458524 for further information or to arrange your viewing.


Specifications
ModelPolaris 36 CutterMax Draft5.8 feet
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