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Westwood 36 Flybridge motor cruiser for sale. Built in 1984, it is understood the hull was originally moulded by Colvic and fitted out by two ex Broom staff who formed a company in the late 1980's called Cheeseman Rolo. Powered by a single Ford 100hp diesel engine on shaft drive. She will cruise at circa 7.5 kts and a max speed of circa 8.5kts, a very economical cruiser.
"Merlin" features 2 good sized double sleeping cabins, raised saloon with panoramic views, lower galley and dinette area which converts to a double berth, en suite heads and shower to master aft cabin.
"Merlin" has very recently returned to the UK from Holland, she has been in the same ownership for 26 years, although an older boat, she is very well maintained, engine recently serviced, and the boat is ready to go. She has previously been registered on the Boat Safety Scheme. She has been used on inland water ways in recent years, but is a capable offshore boat too. Viewing is recommended.
Single inboard C-Power Ford Dover diesel 2722E engine; approx. 4000 hours.
Shaft drive via Borg Warner velvet drive 1:2.1 reduction gearbox (new in 2014) to an equipoise propeller.
Propeller fitted with Fort Lauderdale Spurs rope cutter.
Engine year 1999
Total power 100hp
Date of last engine service April 2022
Cruising speed 7.5 knots
Maximum speed 8.7 knots
Cruising range 250nm at cruising speed / 400nm at 1400 revs.
Dual position hydraulic steering on a non-return system.
2 x diesel tanks with a combined 500L capacity bonded to the zinc through hull anodes.
Log-speedometer integral with GPS
Personal computer Open CPN - C. Map - Maptech
2 x stand alone Garmin GPS(s) which serve the AIS and DSC radios
Koden stand alone radar
Commercial grade DSC VHF radio and decoder
1 x VHF radio on flybridge
1 x Sailor VHF radio
24v air horn & 12v electric horn
Teak bathing platform which is served by rung steps down either side of the transom
Danforth anchor and chain stored in forward locker
Batteries - 7 years old:
2 x 125Ah 12v static in parallel
2 x 125Ah 12v engine in series
Radial AC circuit via RCB
Boat sold complete with all ropes, lines, fenders, boathook, flags and buntings
Many engine spares including: cylinder head complete with valves, fuel injector pump, pistons con & rods, sump, oil pump, fuel lift pump, water pump, oil pump, morse cables, spare propeller, many gaskets and general boat spares.
2 double berths in two cabins
Dinette table and seating convert to an additional double berth when required
Easily accommodates 6 persons in the saloon cabin
Oak galley with formica worktops
Stainless steel sink and drainer
Failsafe propane gas hob and grill
Shower - pump out overboard
Electric marine head
60L holding tank with pump out ashore or macerator pump overboard facility
A pressurised water system delivers hot and cold water to the sink, shower and wash hand basin
Domestic hot water is generated by the engine delivered to a pressurized 35L heat exchanger / calorifier which offers a continuous supply of hot water whilst underway.
Domestic water can also be heated by a 240ac / 600W immersion heater fitted to the calorifier.
2 x Eberspacher style diesel heaters and by a wall mounted mains power electric panel heater in the aft cabin and via 2 x mini heat exchanger units from the engine.
3 x automatic electric bilge pumps
1 x manual bilge pump
Bilge sniffer alarmSafety
Intruder, gas, flood, smoke and fire alarms
8 x fire extinguishers
Gas is contained in a self contained locker, overflow overboard, in-line safety cut off.
Hob, grill are failsafe thermo-coupled
All machinery, shaft, seacocks, fuel and water tanks are bonded to anodes
Hinged stainless steel mast - down air draught is minimised to 3.35m
Dual oak rubbing strakes along either side sheathed with a stainless steel band
Deck ventilators serve the galley fore and aft cabins, aft cabin and heads
Keel type - Vee with skeg
Deadrise at transom 7ft
Hull shape - semi displacement
Builder - Colvic Hull