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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

<p>For sale - Union Polaris 36 Cutter</p>

<p>Very rare to the market, this Union 36&nbsp;is&nbsp;surely the epitome of&nbsp;a heavy displacement, long keel, canoe sterned, sea kindly blue water cruising yacht. <br />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.</p>
<p>All upgrades and additions to this Union 36's inventory have been carried out with a sympathetic and professional&nbsp;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.</p>
<p>The current owners'&nbsp;potted history of this Union Polaris 36 Cutter is as follows<br />1996: Bought by current owner in Ft.Lauderdale, USA<br />1996 -1998: Significant upgrades prior to extended cruising in US, Caribbean and Venezuelan waters<br />1998: Atlantic passage from Venezuela through Caribbean to Bermuda, Azores and Falmouth, UK<br />1999: Passage from English Channel to Mediterranean<br />1999 - 2005: Mediterranean cruising<br />2005: Passage from Sardinia to Dartmouth<br />2005 - 2007: Major Refit - Baltic Boatyard, Totnes, Devon<br />2007 - 2012: Coastal cruising based Poole Harbour<br />2012 &ndash; 2015: Coastal cruising and further upgrading / refitting based River Hamble</p>
<p>Please note, this Union Polaris 36 Cutter is still in commission so please call ahead to make arrangements to view.<br />Further photos on request.<br /><br /><strong>On buying this Union Polaris through TBS Boats Hamble, discounted first year berthing deals are available&nbsp;</strong>(T&amp;C's apply)</p>
<h3>Build</h3>
<p>Union Polaris 36 Cutter built in 1979<br />Built by&nbsp;Union Yacht Company Ltd, Taiwan to the designs of Robert Perry<br />A wonderful example of a traditional long keel, canoe stern blue water cruiser<br />VAT paid and RCD exempt having been put into service in the EEA prior to June 16th 1998</p><p>White GRP hull with teak trim <br />Teak laid cockpit<br />Long keel<br />Wheel steering<br />Skeg hung rudder<br /><br />LOA 44'0"<br />LWL 36'8"<br />Beam 11'6"<br />Draft 5'8"<br />Displacement 22.500lbs<br />Encapsulated ballast 7,800lbs</p><p>Brief details of refit work as follows:<br />Stripped the decks and cabin top of all teak <br />Decks rebuilt to modern standards / removed rotten ply core - rebuilt with core-cell <br />foam / GRP sandwich - 2007<br />Side decks and coach-roof renovated in two part epoxy paint / non-slip -2007 <br />Topsides - Waterline to gunwhale edge - AWLGRIP system (3 coats) - 2007 <br />All ports removed / seals replaced / professionally polished / glass changed as required / rebedded - 2007<br />All through hull fittings and sea cocks replaced - 2007<br />Complete hull osmosis treatment - hull peel / and epoxy lamination sheathing (4 layers) - 2006</p>
<h3>Rig</h3>
<p>Cutter rigged sloop<br />Aluminium Mast and spars<br />Slab reefing mainsail<br />Furling genoa<br />Staysail with staysail boom<br />Bowsprit<br /><br />Bowsprit removed, inspected and renovated - 2007 <br />Bowsprit rigging and fittings removed, inspected and refitted - 2007 <br />Stainless Steel pulpit redesigned and replaced - 2012 <br />Bowsprit teak deck / opening mechanism for ease of mooring installed &ndash; 2007 <br /><br />Mast and rig removed, inspected, renovated and refitted as needed - 2007<br />Mast electrical wiring replaced with new - 2007<br />Rig maintained and individual stays / rigging components replaced as appropriate - ongoing<br />Chain plates inspected and bolts replaced - 2007<br />New mast light fittings - 2007<br />Running rigging replaced - 2007<br />Topping lift replaced - 2015<br />Backstay isolators for SSB radio fitting - c.1998<br />New main boom - 1999<br />New staysail boom &ndash; 1999</p><p><strong>Sails</strong><br />New Jeckells mainsail - believed&nbsp; from 2005<br />New Jeckells genoa - believed from 2005<br />New Jeckells cruising spinnaker (asymmetric) -&nbsp;believed from 2005<br />Renovated Staysail - 2015<br />Renovated Yankee Jib - 2005<br />Storm Trysail<br />Spare genoa - age unknown<br />New Pro-furl LC 32 furling system</p><p><strong>Deck Hardware/Winches</strong><br />Primary winches upgraded to self-tailing - 1999<br />Deck hardware / staysail / main tracks replaced with new (blocks / track etc) - 2007<br />All deck fittings removed / fixings replaced as appropriate and rebedded - 2007<br />Stanchions / stanchion bases removed, inspected, new fixings and rebedded - 2007<br />Genoa tracks replaced - 2009<br />Mid-ship hawse / cleats x 2 installed &ndash; 2015</p>
<h3>Accommodation</h3>
<p>Sleep up to six in two cabins plus occasional saloon berths<br />Double V-berth in forepeak<br />Quarter berth aft to starboard<br />Saloon pilot berths with lee cloths<br />Galley with Eno 3-burner gas hob with oven (2007),&nbsp;200&nbsp;litre fridge with freezer compartment (new installation 2015 - keel cooled for ultra efficient / near silent operation / dual 240v / 12v function) and stainless sink&nbsp;<br />12 Volt DC sockets in cabins and saloon x 5 <br />LED lighting (warm white) in saloon and cabins <br /><br />Full teak interior<br />Complete renovation / restoration of interior teak joinery / brightwork - 2007<br />Replacement / renovation of internal upholstery - 2007<br />Removed and rebuilt significant elements of internal joinery - 2007<br />Coated all internal marine ply with Episeal (Epoxy sealant) &ndash; 2007<br />Acoustic / Thermal insulation installed - 2007<br />Headliner removed and replaced with easy-clean panels &ndash; 2007<br />All bilges cleaned and repainted</p>
<h3>Machinery</h3>
<p>Yanmar 4JH31 56 HP diesel engine, new in 1999<br />New propeller - 2007<br />New rope cutter - 2007<br />Full engine service including removal for new engine mounts and major service in 2015</p><p><strong>Electrics</strong><br />3&nbsp;independent battery banks<br />Dedicated engine start battery - Odyssey Extreme (model to be confirmed) - 2015<br />House Batteries - 2 x 110Ah - 2014 (installation accommodates additional 110Ah battery)<br />Dedicated windlass battery at bow - date / type - estimated 2012</p><p>Charging<br />Complete replacement of electrical system with Merlin Equipment S200 system - 2005 / reinstalled 2007<br />Complete electrical refit / main and distribution wiring replaced - 2007<br />BEP Battery isolators / fuses / busbars with emergency parallel - 2007<br />BEP DC Circuit Breaker panel (18 circuits) &ndash; 2007</p><p>240 volts / Shore-power<br />240 volts AC shore power with galvanic protection<br />AC extension sockets at Galley and chart table&nbsp;</p><p>BEP DCM 600 battery monitoring / shunt system<br />High power alternator <br />Dolphin all-in-one battery charger and Shore power RCD distribution<br />Split charging BEP MARINE 710-140A Digital Voltage Sensing Relay (DVSR) - 2012<br />Windlass battery charging - Xantrex 12v digital echo-charger with isolation / breakers - 2007<br />Solar Panel - Sunware SW3064 12 volt 36 Watt Marine Grade - 2015<br />Solar Charge Controller - Steca PR1515 12/24V 15A &ndash; 2015</p><p><strong>Tankage</strong><br />Tek-tanks custom-made diesel tank c. 200 litres - 2007&nbsp;<br />(additional Tek Tanks diesel capacity planned but not yet installed)&nbsp;<br />Tek-tanks custom-made water tanks c. 350 liters - 2007<br /><br /><strong>Water System<br /></strong>Hot and cold pressurised water <br />Heated by engine calorifier and 240v shore power - 2007<br />40 litre stainless steel hot water&nbsp;<br />Complete plumbing refit - &ldquo;Push-fit&rdquo; semi rigid piping - 2007 <br />Jabsco fresh water pump and accumulator - 2007 <br />Heads / Shower installation replaced - 2007 <br />Electrical tank senders and gauges &ndash; 2007</p>
<h3>Inventory</h3>
<p><strong>Navigation Equipment</strong><br />Companionway navpod with ST60+ instruments - 2007<br />Raymarine ST60+ Depth<br />Raymarine ST60+ Speed<br />Raymarine ST60+ Wind<br />Raymarine ST6002 Autopilot controller - 2014<br />Furuno GPS-31 at chart table - 2005<br />Networked MFD Chartplotter - Raymarine a65 in Navpod at helm - 2015<br />Networked Digital radar - Raymarine RD418D - 2015<br />AIS class B transponder - Digital Yacht AIT3000 Nucleus w/ zero-loss splitter &amp; WIFI - 2015<br />Communications:<br />Simrad fixed VHF/DSC radio - 2005<br />Furuno NX-300 Navtex at chart table - 2005<br />Network:<br />RaymarineSeatalkNG (NMEA 2000) network - 2014<br />RaymarineSeatalkHS (Ethernet) network / &nbsp;Raymarine HS-5 switch - 2014<br />Raymarine SeaTalk1 to SeaTalk NG Converter (ST60+ on NMEA2000) - 2014<br />Networked companionway chartplotter cabling in place (power / seatalkNG / SeatalkHS) - 2015</p><p>Steering &amp; Autopilot<br />Worm Gear steering - overhauled / serviced 2007<br />Rudder, rudder stock and rudder fittings removed, inspected, renovated and refitted - 2007<br />Below decks autopilot fully integrated in RaymarineSeatalkNG / NMEA 2000 network - 2014<br />Raymarine type 2 rotary drive with chain and sprocket - 2014<br />Raymarine "Smart Pilot" S3G Course Computer Corepack - 2014<br />Rudder reference unit - with custom stainless steel quadrant - 2014<br />Fluxgate compass - networked - 2014<br /><br />Deck level LED Aquasignal navigation lights - 2012<br />Mast top tricolour LED - new 2007 <br />LED anchor light <br />Combined AquaSignal LED steaming light / Deck light - new 2007<br /><br /><strong>Ground Tackle<br /></strong>New bowsprit / windlass stainless steel deck fitting and backing plate - 2007<br />Loftrans Tigris windlass - new 1999 / completed renovated 2007<br />Dual bow rollers (captive) - renovated / upgraded - 2007<br />CQR anchor - weight TBD<br />50 meters high quality anchor chain (sized for windlass gypsy) / 100m anchor braid &ndash; 1998<br /><br /><strong>Safety Equipment<br /></strong>Givens Lifebouy 8-person liferaft (1998) / currently out of service<br />Electric - automatic / manual high capacity bilge pump - installed 2007 / renovated 2014<br />Manual bilge pump (in cockpit - Whale gusher 10) - 2007<br />Coastal flare pack - 2015 <br />Offshore Jon-Boy Man Overboard recovery system - 2005<br />Life sling recovery system - 1999<br />Fire extinguishers - 1x 2KG, 1 x 1KG - new 2015<br />Soft wood bungs for all sea-cocks<br />Radar Reflector</p><p><strong>General Equipment<br /></strong>Custom Spray Hood with integrated back curtain - 2009<br />Spray Dodgers &ldquo;Eolo&rdquo; - 2015<br />Stack-pack / lazy-jacks for mainsail - 2014<br />Staysail cover - new 2007 / renovated 2015 <br />Skylight hatch cover - new 2005 / renovated 2015<br />Sony Bluetooth streaming entertainment system with Cambridge audio speakers &ndash; 2011<br />Professionally installed propane gas system - new from stern bottles to stove - 2007<br />Stern pushpit gas BBQ socket - 2007</p>
<h3>Disclaimer</h3>
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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ModelPolaris 36 CutterMax Draft5.8 feet
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Union - Polaris 36 Cutter
Union - Polaris 36 Cutter
£ 54,500Vat Included / Paid
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