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Challenger 36

Price AU $49,000 Negotiable

AU $49,000 Negotiable
This Challenger 36 Masthead has seen many recent upgrades to ready her for some serious cruising. Her design features a very functional cockpit and deck-fitting layout along with a full navstation, large saloon seating area and some nice electronics. The cockpit is deep, comfortable and inviting with a functional swim platform off the stern. The galley has a new one piece benchtop with moulded sink, deep fridge/freezer, stove & oven and generous storage. The saloon and living area below decks offer good headroom. Her sturdy construction ensures excellent stability and superb sailing. With new Mainsail, Bimini cover, in-date liferaft, AIS, new through hulls and fresh antifoul she offers excellent value for money in today's marketplace. To top that off she has a new refrigeration system
Leisure, Cruising, Live Aboard
Off the drawing board of Nick Louis
Challenger Yachts
36' 1" - 11.00m
5.5 tonnes
Keel / Ballast
Fin Keel with Lead Ballast
Hull Material
Deck Material
She's powered by a 28HP Volvo Penta Diesel. Engine room is located partly under cockpit sole and companionway. Main access is via Removable Companionway treads. This gives easy access to most systems aboard, including fuel filters and the like. These engines are noted for their frugal fuel burn and depending on conditions encountered, come in less than 3lph. Maximum speed under power, depending on conditions, comes in approximately 8kts with a comfortable cruise speed of 6kts to maximise fuel efficiency.
Engine Make
Volvo Penta
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
Approx 3,121 showing at time of listing.
Number Engines
To enhance the sailing ability, she utilises an Autostream Feathering Propeller
L shaped Galley with moulded Caesar sink and benchtops. The sink has a mixer over it as well as an integrated splashback. Storage lockers above and below. Good sized 12v fridge / freezer.
There is a 2 burner Neptune stainless steel cooktop and oven.
Hot water is supplied by 240v while in harbour. The hot water off the engine is currently decommisioned.
Stepping down below from the cockpit, you find a good sized navigation table to the starboard side, where everything is at hand as it should be. Aft of here, is the large quarter berth. To port the U shaped galley features moulded Caesar top benches, as is the top of the Nav station.
Aft of the galley, to port you have another quarter berth currently being used as a sail locker.
Heading forward into the saloon area, there is a long settee to starboard that can be used as a single berth as required, and opposite is the U shaped seating around the large timber table. The table can be dropped down to form a large double berth, if the need arises.
Throughout the cabin there is ample storage for cruising gear and life's necessities. The upholstery is in good condition, as is the coachwork.
Forward of the saloon and to port, is the dedicated head/shower along with a vanity in a dedicated cabin. Opposite is open storage shelving. Further forward you enter the large Vee berth that can be used as 2 singles, or 1 large double with an infill. The vessel has great ventilation via deck hatches with large fixed ports on cabin sides.
Hot and Cold
Yes, with 50L holding tank
There is a digital TV mounted on Forward bulkhead with inbuilt DVD player.
Stereo/ CD with Bluetooth and USB connectivity.
Big Duck Inflatable
Suzuki 4 stroke 6 HP stored on outboard mount on stern railing starboard side. Engine cover.
The yacht is fitted with a spray dodger above the companionway, Bimini is located above the helm, with an extension.
Assorted winch covers
Deck hatch covers
Ground Tackle
Raising and lowering the anchor is achieved via the 12V Maxwell HRC10 windlass. This is in good condition.
The main anchor is a top quality Rochna 15kg on 40m of 10mm chain.
There is also a spare plow anchor aboard.
Up and Down deck foot switches.
Remote for anchor winch.
Safety Gear
Assorted safety gear including an in-date RFD 4 x man life raft. This is current through to 07-2025.
Life ring
MOB light
Bilge pumps x 2
Fire extinguishers for and aft cabins
Ships power is supplied by either 12v or 240v shore power.
Xantrex Tru Charge battery monitor/charger.
420ah AGM Ships bank and separate Starting battery.
Solar panels.
Wind generator.
Engine Alternator.
Raymarine Autopilot linked to a Hydraulic Drive unit.
AIS linked to the VHF.
Plastimo Compass at helm.
Panchet ships barometer.
Panchet ships clock.
Cockpit speakers.
Sail Inventory
Cutter rigged masthead Fully battened Main (new condition).
No 1 Headsail on C350 Profurl furler.
No 2 Headsail on Profurl furler.
Staysail. Storm Sail.
Spinnaker 3/4oz.
Old Mainsail could be used as a spare if required.
Mast / Rigging
Stainless steel rigging.
Alloy mast and boom.
Single spreaders.
Alloy spinnaker pole.
Mast track for pole.
Hyfield lever on back stays.
Deck Gear
Most lines run aft to cockpit.
Two x Avcro 46 self-tailing winches.
Two x Barlow 23 winches.
Two x Adersen 18 self-tailing winches.
Two x Barlow 19 winches.
Two x Barient 18/24 winches.
Sheets run to cockpit via Spinlock Jammers.
Stainless steel swim platform.
Stainless steel davits.
Stainless steel bow rails.
External coachroof grab rails.
Stainless steel bow sprit.
Destroyer style stainless steel wheel on pedestal.
Dedicated gas BBQ mounted on port aft rail (with cover).
Fishing rod holders.
Teak infill for cockpit seating.
Rope bags in cockpit.
This is a nicely set up cruising yacht for the budget minded folk wanting to get out on the water. She has all that is needed to take off and find the great anchorages up and down our coastline.
Walkaround decks and safe cockpit including a stainless steel swim platform will give easy access out of the dinghy.
Located in the marina for ease of viewing.
Please feel free to contact listing broker Rob Devers on Mob: 0407112265 or Email: for further information or to arrange an inspection.
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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