Excellent example of this highly desirable blue water cruiser from the Hallberg-Rassy stable. In her current ownership she has been maintained to a high standard with many improvements made. These include a new engine in 2016 along with all associated pipework and a new calorifier. The standing rigging was replaced in 2019 and a new fully battened main added in 2016. Beautifully appointed below decks with dedicated chart table and spacious galley. Well equipped for offshore cruising in comfort with berths for 6 persons. Electronic navigation aids include Colour plotter, DSC VHF, autopilot, Radar, AIS, Speed/Depth and wind speed direction.
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Below decks is in great condition. This is due to both the high-quality products used by the builder and her owner's upgrade and maintenance program. The interior wood is satin finished light mahogany. The flooring is varnished teak panels with inlaid holly strips. The saloon and cabin upholstery have all been replaced within the last 5 years using materials designed to withstand wear, tear and to avoid dampness. All the upholstery rests on unvarnished. hinged and well vented boards to avoid condensation.
The main saloon is accessed from the cockpit by a sliding hatch and two pieces of solid wood washboard. Headroom is 6-foot plus so will delight most people. To starboard is the L-shaped galley with plentiful drawer and cupboard storage. Top loading, 110Lt capacity fridge with compressor unit and flush mounted lid. Stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressurised water. Mariner gas fuelled oven with two burner hob and grill.
Moving forward is the saloon with L-shaped seating to port and settee to starboard.These berths are fitted with lee cloths. The starboard saloon berth is fitted with a trotter box. There is a solid mahogany compression post fitted adjacent to the main saloon bulkhead. Large dining table with drop leaves and central bottle storage area. Lots of stowage below and behind the well-upholstered cushions. The back rests in the saloon seating raise to provide more room when sleeping.
Forward of the saloon is the forward cabin with V-berth. This cabin has storage units, and there is a large wardrobe with a louvred door. Opposite this wardrobe is the heads compartment with porcelain toilet, holding tank and wash hand basin. There is a shower with direct pump out. Vanity unit, mirror and shower curtain.
Moving back to the saloon and heading aft of the seating areas is the forward facing chart table. This is where the electronic navigation aids are situated along with the fused 12/240V panel — upholstered seat with storage, chart storage and chart reading light.
In the passage between the saloon and aft cabin are a further two hanging lockers. The first is ideal as a wet locker. The doors are louvred for ventilation and are fully lined to minimise damp.
The aft cabin has berths both port and starboard. There is a lee cloth for the port bunk. There are hull mounted storage cabinets and further stowage beneath the bunks. All areas of the boat are fitted with 240V sockets, LED lighting and lots of ventilation. The boat is fitted with diesel fired heating to extend the season.
Beautifully appointed Hallberg Rassy 36 built in 1990 to a German Frers design. "Lian" has been in her present ownership since 2003 and has been used as a training vessel. The fact that she is in such good condition for her years, is both testament to her owners care and hers builder's name and reputation for producing durable, quality craft. The build quality and materials used, in conjunction with a fastidious owner make results in a very desirable example of this popular cruiser. This is a luxurious cruising yacht that offers excellent sea keeping qualities while being so easy to sail either single handed or as a couple. Below decks, she offers comfortable and well thought out accommodation. Regardless of the number on board, you won't get in each other's way. L-shaped galley with excellent storage, a dedicated chart table, reupholstered berth cushions and an excellent heads make life on board very comfortable indeed. Large owners cabin aft, a none too shabby guest cabin in the bow and a spacious saloon provides berths for 6 persons. Well maintained inboard BETA Marine 50hp diesel introduced in 2016 offers economy and reliability.Construction
Heavy lay-up GRP hull, deck and superstructure with tempered glass windscreen. White hi gloss topsides with recently painted, navy blue cove line stripe. Moulded rubbing strake runs from forward of midships aft to protect the hull. Side decks, aft deck and cockpit finished in teak planking. 1.85M fin keel with 3400kgs of lead ballast makes this a very stable boat in a blow. Wheel steering with skeg mounted spade rudder. Rudder bearings and seals have been replaced over her present ownership. Large capacity anchor locker with one direction electric windlass. Stainless steel stemhead fitting with double roller and bow protector. Gas locker storage drained and vented with capacity for two bottles. Lazarette storage aft within easy reach of cockpit. Self bailing centre cockpit with high diameter drain valves accessible from the engine bay. Binnacle mounted wheel steering with canvas cover. Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit rails with stanchions joined by a double set of uncoated guard wires. Shrouds situated inboard allowing easy access forward. Opening deck hatches for front and aft cabins. Opening ports in coachroof for ventilation. Dorade and deck vents.
Vessel powered by a freshwater cooled, BETA Marine diesel. This 4-cylinder, 50hp unit was installed early 2016 and has completed 1270 serviced hours. This is hugely advantageous to any potential purchaser as the new engine offers peace of mind and potentially years of trouble free boating. The engine is housed in a large compartment beneath the companionway and accessible from the corridor linking the saloon to the aft cabin. Prior to her installation, the engine intake sea cock had been replaced in 2015. It was also decided to remove the existing hot water calorifier and reposition the new one in a position making it easier to maintain and winterise. Under engine she has a range of circa 500 miles from her fuel tanks. Well maintained with an annual service. The next service is scheduled for December 2020 and the engineer will replace the water pump seals and install a new sender unit to the fuel tank. Reduction gearbox driving a stainless steel shaft with 3-bladed variable pitch propeller by Maxprop. The propeller undergoes an annual refurb and grease.
When the engine was installed in 2016, the owner decided to increase the domestic battery capacity on board from the existing bank of 4, to 6x12V batteries. There is a separate engine crank battery. Batteries fitted with isolators situated at chart table. 12/240V fused switch panel at chart table. Batteries recharged via the 120 amph engine alternator or the 50 amp onboard charger. Meters for both fuel and water levels.
Deck stepped aluminium mast with a double set of spreaders and full set of mast stirrups. Mast and boom by Selden. Stainless steel standing rigging replaced in 2019. Fully documented. To replace the standing rigging the mast had to be removed. Whilst awaiting her new rigging, the mast was checked over and a new VHF aerial and cable installed. The mast head bulbs were upgraded to LED. Mainsail raised by a winch at companionway. Rigid rod kicker for the boom.
Fully battened mainsail -NEW 2016- mounted in stack-pack system on boom. Roller furling headsail system replaced in 2018. Mainsheet track mounted aft of cockpit for greater control and less clutter. Comprehensive sail wardrobe including two hanked jibs and a spinnaker. There is a detachable inner forestay and a spinnaker pole.