Price AU $89,500 SOLD

AU $89,500
Joe Adams is renowned for his impressive pilothouse designs which boast excellent sailing performance, offshore capability, and spacious interiors. This Adams 36 is a great example of this work, and was built to a very high standard by it original Engineer owner. Superbly fitted out with traditional timbers, this capable vessel offers the ease of handling to be enjoyed as a first yacht, whilst offering the complete comfort that can only be found with a true pilothouse design. With spacious accommodation, this vessel would also be ideal for enjoying the liveaboard lifestyle. Presenting in good condition throughout, the vessel has also been well maintained and upgraded including 2020 OVERHAUL OF THE INJECTOR PUMP AND NEW EXHAUST BOX, NEW 2017 ELECTRIC TOILET, NEW 2016 INSTRUMENT PANEL, 2016 ALL NEW TINTED ACRYLIC WINDOWS, HATCHES, AND FRAMES, NEW 2011 EUTECTIC FRIDGE, the list goes on. Ideal for cruising all year round, this vessel presents an excellent opportunity to enjoy a quality pilothouse yacht capable of fulfilling even the most ambitious cruising aspirations! Whether you want to explore the stunning waters of Southern Tasmania, or further afield, this is a vessel that can do it all in safety and comfort!

Stepping inside, the panoramic visibility makes the saloon an exceptional space to relax both underway or in your favourite anchorage! To port is the generous timber dinette, with seating for 6 in comfort on the neatly upholstered settee. The helm station is to starboard, and is well equipped with Chart plotter, VHF Radio, Radar, and depth sounder. Just a few easy steps down is the U-shaped galley to starboard. This is ideal for preparing meals underway, and is well appointed with a 2 burner gas stove with oven and grill, large top loading fridge, stainless steel sink with foot pump, and plenty of storage. The accommodation is a great feature of this design. Aft is the generous owners cabin with a large double berth. There is also ample storage for extended stays onboard. Forward is a second sitting area which offers two single settee berths, with a third settee berth in the pilothouse when additional accommodation is required. The package is complete with private bathroom with electric toilet.

Outside, there is excellent access around the wide side decks, with the high bulwarks and solid guard rails giving excellent security. This vessel is well set up for shorthanded sailing with the furling mainsail and furling headsail making sail handling a breeze. Complete with heavy duty dinghy davits, tender and outboard, and electric anchor winch, the vessel is a joy to cruise!

This vessel is powered by a well maintained and reliable Perkins 4108 4 Cylinder 40HP Diesel Engine. This provides easy cruising at 5 to 6 knots.

With its stunning blue hull, and traditional aesthetics, this impressive vessel will turn heads where ever it pulls into port! Pilothouse yachts are always hightly sort after, so an inspection is highly recommended. For more information please call Jo Breen on 0432031100 or John Radonic on 0459322862.

Derwent Boat Sales offers the information on this vessel including condition, in good faith as provided by the Owner/Vendor. While confident about the accuracy we cannot Guarantee or Warrant it but will assist any prospective purchaser verify this as part of the purchase process.
Kettering TAS
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Joe Adams
Built by original Engineer owner in Canberra
36' - 10.97m
10 Tonnes (approx)
Keel / Ballast
Long Traditional Keel (fully encapsulated)
Hull Material
Deck Material
Perkins 4108 4 Cylinder 40HP Diesel Engine Hurth Hydraulic Gearbox 2.91:1 NEW 2008 High output alternator 2020 NEW Exhaust box, new seal and bearing in water pump, overhauled injector pump
Engine Make
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
2800 (estimated)
Number Engines
Cruise Speed
5-6 knots
Shaft drive with 3 blade bronze fixed prop
600L (with accurate fuel gauge)
U-Shaped midships galley, ideal for preparing meals underway. This features a 2 burner gas stove with oven and grill, large top loading fridge, stainless steel sink with foot pump, and plenty of storage.
NEW 2011 Large eutectic fridge
Roden Horizon 2 burner gas stove with oven and grill
Excellent accommodation for cruising with family and friends or ideal as a comfortable liveaboard! The master suit is aft featuring a generous double berth the full beam of the vessel, and plenty of storage. Forward are two single settee berths, and there is a third single settee berth in the pilothouse when additional accommodation is required.
NEW 2017 Electric Toilet with macerator
AM/FM/MP3 Player
Marine TV Antenna
Purdon 10'6" Tender
Mariner 3.3HP
Ground Tackle
Muir Cougar Electric Anchor Winch
45lb Plough Anchor with 130ft x Chain
Safety Gear
Life Buoy with strobe light
Electric horn
Gas detector
Bilge Pumps
Manual and electric bilge pumps
Life Jackets
4 x Inflatable Life Jackets, 1 x Child's Life Jacket
Offshore Flare Kit
Fire Protection
Fire Extinguishers
12V and 240V Systems throughout
NEW 2015 2 x 12V Sealed House Batteries
NEW 2015 1 x Sealed Engine Start Battery
240V Shore Power
Solar Panel with regulator
Upgraded alternator
Standard Horizon Chart Plotter
Standard Horizon VHF Radio
NEW 2010 NASA Clipper depth Sounder
JRC 16NM Radar
B&G Fluxgate Compass
NEW 2020 Masthead LED tricolour light
Sail Inventory
Furling Mainsail
Furling Headsail - Professionally serviced 2020
Mast / Rigging
Anodised Aluminium keel stepped double spreader mast
Aluminium Boom
Stainless Steel standing rigging (age unknown)
Deck Gear
NEW 2009 Arco 40 2 speed self tailing primary winches
Halyard winches
Deck Wash
Clearview Screen
Dinghy Davits
Stern ladder
Dorade ventilation
Boom support bar
2008 NEW High output alternator
2008 Hull was sandblasted and protective coatings applied
2008 NEW Cutlass Bearing
2008 NEW Stainless Steel seacocks
2015 Keel void filled with Epoxy Resin - RM Marine
2015 NEW tinted acrylic pilothouse windows, hatches, and port lights.
2016 NEW Instrument panel in Pilothouse
2017 NEW TMC Electric toilet

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