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1978 36 (ft.) Chien Hwa 36 Magellan

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General Information

Listing# 133014

Wilmington, CA, United States
Chien Hwa
Boat Type
Model Year
36 Magellan
36 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type
Engine Model
Volvo Penta D2-40
Number of Engines
Engine Type
Engine Hours

General Details

This 1978 Bluewater 36 Ketch has a full keel and is a very stout sailer. And, according to the owner was featured on the cover of the 2005 April Edition of Latitudes and Attitudes Magazine.

There are no leaks in the hull and it was repowered in 2005 with a new Volvo Penta D2-40 Diesel freshwater cooled engine w/ low hours.

3 Sails: 1 - Main, 1 Mizzen and 1 Genoa ( Approximately 700 sq ft of sail)

Bow pulpit has been rebuilt and strengthened.
There is a brand new furler, New Garhauer boom traveler and blocks.

Rebuilt Ideal windlass with its own battery for operation and anchor with 300' of chain and 200' of rode.w/ washdown.
Hot and cold water

This beauty can sleep up to 7 people. The forward berth is a very nice size V-Berth. The dinette converts to a double and the sofa is a Pullman berth that can sleep two. There is also a pilot berth under the stairs to round out the sleeping quarters.
Newly installed head with shower for those long trips, or if you chose to live aboard.

And there is a lot of storage in the cabin.

Depth sounder, Furuno radar, Flat screen TV, Oven, Stove, stainless sink
Custom Dinghy Davits
Newly Rebuilt Ritchie Compass in Binnacle

This listing has now been on the market a couple months. Please submit any and all offers today!

We encourage all buyers to schedule a survey for an independent analysis. Any offer to purchase is ALWAYS subject to satisfactory survey results.

Take a look at ALL ***197 PICTURES*** of this vessel, AND A VIDEO, on our main website at POPYACHTS DOT COM. At POP Yachts, we will always provide you with a TRUE REPRESENTATION of every vessel we market. We are a full-service brokerage company, ready to assist you in purchasing any boat anywhere! Please allow us to be your eyes and ears on the ground and assist you with your next vessel purchase. Thank you for visiting and we look forward to speaking with you!

Stock #28714


This one has been nicely maintained Dinghy can be had for extra cost. The Owner is in the process of painting and refurbishing the Mizzen mast. (Not included in any photos) If boat doesn't sell before then, owner figures on Feb1 completion goal, weather permitting. Owner also has plans to remove teak decking in cockpit, repair one soft spot and replace cockpit decking, maybe with a fiberglass resin deck. (Depending on if boat sells). Expected completion date of cockpit decking, March 1. (weather permitting.)