SOLD | 1987 Contest 36

(SOLD) 1987 Contest 36

As a European built boat she has a huge amount of room down below,  forward stateroom and a very large aft cabin stateroom. The salon is spacious and has plenty of headroom. She has been in Maine for a number of years and its time for her to start her next adventure!


  • Manufacturer:Contest
  • Model: 36
  • Year: 1987
  • Category: Sail
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Freeport US
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Make:VOLVO
  • Model:2003T
  • Engines(s):1
  • Hours:
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:43|horsepower
  • Length:36 ft
  • Beam:11.67 ft
  • Draft - max:
  • Fuel Tank:40|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:40|gallon
  • Holding Tank:40|gallon




Unusually roomy interior, she has a varnished interior and is EXTREMELY clean in all respects.Fully private forward cabin with a V-berth, lots of stowage,  and private access to head on starboard. The main cabin has a drop-leaf table and an L-shaped settee to starboard. Opposite is another settee/berth. Next aft is a forward facing navigation desk with a comfortable upholstered seat and instrument repeaters. Directly opposite is a U-shaped a galley. Directly aft of the Nav. station is a small passageway to the private aft stateroom which looks to be a King size double berth, aft stateroom also has wash basin and lots of stowage.


  • 3 burner propane stove with oven
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Alder Barbour 12V Refrigeration
  • Double SS Sink


  • 12v & 30amp service, 50' shorepower cord
  • 3- AGM Lifeline batteries
  • Airmarine wind generator
  • Heart 50 amp charger
  • Heart 1500 watt Inverter


  • Furuno Radar
  • Garmin GPS
  • Alpha autopilot
  • Icom SSB
  • Icom Handheld VHF
  • Plath Venus steering compass
  • Handheld compass
  • Datamarine link 5000 Depth, speed, wind
  • AM?FM stereo

Sails and Rigging

  • North Sails fully battened main(2005)
  • Dutchamn system
  • 3 reef point on main
  • Noth sails 130% Genoa(2004)
  • Original 150% Genoa
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker
  • Thurston storm tri sail and storm staysail(2004)
  • Detachable inner forestay
  • Running backstays


  • 35lb CQR Anchor with 70+/- chain and 200+/- 5/8 rode
  • 45lb Danforth type anchor with 200+/- rode
  • Double lines with gates
  • boarding ladder
  • Dodger(navy)
  • windscoop
  • Cockpit awning
  • 3 fenders
  • 4 Dock lines
  • 6 Life perservers
  • Sailomat windvane self steeering
  • 3 blade max prop

Additional Information

  • West marine roll up dingy
  • 2013 Honda 2hp outboard

Spirit has been well cared for by her current owner and the yard that she is located at. Come see this spacious boat with a motivated seller. PRICE WAS JUST REDUCED TO GET HER SOLD!

DisclaimerThe 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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