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Roamer 36

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Length: 36.7ft / 11.19m

Price £54,000 inc Vat

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Boat Details


  • Builder: Roamer
  • Designer: Munslow and Jackson
  • Construction: Steel


  • Length (Feet): 36.7
  • Length (Metres): 11.19
  • Beam: 11' 4"
  • Max Draft: 3' 1"
  • Displacement: 9000
  • Ballast: 2585
  • LOA: 36' 7"


  • Number of Engines: 1
  • Engine Make: Volvo
  • Engine Model: Penta D2-55
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 160
  • Total Power: 55


Tough, hard chined triple keeled 36ft steel hulled cruising ketch with enclosed wheelhouse and aft cockpit. Accommodation for 4.

New engine 2013, thoroughly updated in 2017/18 by Fox's Boatyard for the owner with new sails, furling main mast & rigging, electronics and much more.

Designed by Munslow and Jackson, built by Roamer Boat Sales of Sandwich in 1983.

Major re-build completed 2004 and again thorough updating in 2017 and 18.


Red painted chined steel hull with white boot top.

Long centre keel with encapsulated ballast and bilge plates p&s.

Skeg hung rudder with hydraulically operated wheel steering from pilothouse. Emergency tiller with hydraulic override valve - 2018

Underwater surfaces shot blasted, epoxied & antifouled 2018

Cream painted 5mm steel side decks, blasted, primed and painted inside and out in 2004 with side deck being GRP sheathed.

GRP foam sandwiched superstructure, white painted & cream non slip 2018.

Self draining aft cockpit of oiled/varnished teak plus Iroko cockpit grating.

2004 interior joinery of varnished teak and Iroko with tiled surface in galley.


2013 Volvo Penta D2-55 4 cylinder 55hp diesel engine.

Closed circuit cooling with heat exchanger and wet exhaust.

2013 Volvo Penta MS25L-A reversing reduction gearbox with shaft driven 3 bladed propeller via a flexible shaft coupling.

Single lever control – new 2018. Approx. 160 engine hours.

Cruising speed 6 knots @ 2,000 rpm and max 7 knots.

New fuel hoses 2018.


Fuel - 200 gallons in two pairs of nylon tanks. S/s tank lids fitted 2017.

Freshwater - 140 gallons fresh water with hot and cold pressurised system.

Holding tank – 15 gallons


12 Volt system - 4 batteries (engine start and 3 x domestic – 3rd new 2017) charged by engine driven alternator, 2018 Solar panel and 2017 Silentwind wind generator on s/s support with regulator.

12v LED interior lighting. LED standard sail and motor navigation lights with deck floods to main & 2 x mizzen (2017) and tri-white at masthead. 2 electric windscreen wipers.

Mastervolt 12/500 inverter – 2017

Re-wired 2004 and 2018.

12v switch panels in wheelhouse and galley replaced 2018

240 Volt system Shore power socket and cable.

Mastervolt 12-25-3 Easy Charge battery charger - 2018

4 x 13amp sockets below.

Spars and Rigging

Masthead Bermudan ketch with silver alloy, deck stepped masts,

Main mast – New 2018 ZSpar furling mast and boom

Mizzen mast with slab reefing boom

Mast stowed spinnaker pole.

1 x 19 s/steel wire standing rigging – new 2018 to mainmast & forestay, mizzen 2011.

Furlex headsail furling gear – new 2017

Polyester running rigging – new 2017

S/s wire storm stay and fittings for stand-alone storm jib – 2017

Mainsail sheet, outhaul and furling line led into wheelhouse.

Lewmar winches – 2 x 34ST headsail sheet. 2 x halyard on main mast and one on mizzen – serviced 2018. Lewmar CST mainsheet winch new 2018


Furling mainsail – 2018 – One Sails

Roller furling No 1 Genoa – 2018 – One Sails

Roller furling No 2 Genoa – serviced and valeted

Mizzen - slab reefing

Storm Jib – 2018 – One Sails – hank-on

Cruising Chute – 2018 – One Sails

Blue mizzen zip up Lazybag with Lazyjacks.


Four berths in two cabins with full standing headroom. Fwd 2003 windows and skylight in coachroof.

2004 blue velour upholstery.

Carpet tiles on cabin sole.

2004 Hot and Cold pressure water system (hot from 2004 Rinnai gas heater with external flue).

Gas system checked 2017 with Certificate.

Dickinson Newport charcoal cabin heater.

Opening deck hatches to forecabin, heads, saloon & wheelhouse.

Oil lamp.

Saloon with U shaped dinette to port which can be converted to a double berth, half settee berth to stbd. Lockers / book shelves outboard and storage under and behind settees.

Galley – refitted 2004 aft to port with s/steel double sink. mixer tap, h&c pressure water, tiled work surface and splash back, lockers above and below, Smev four burner gas hob. Engel swingmotor 12/240v chest fridge/freezer and excellent stowage for crockery, cutlery etc.

Steps up to enclosed wheelhouse with helmsman’s stool, extending chart table, instruments, electrical panels and sliding windows to p&s. Door to good size aft cockpit with stowage and gas locker.

Navigation Equipment

Sestrel 70H helmsman’s Compass.

Raymarine ST40 echo sounder and boatspeed/ log.

Raymarine A95 GPS / Plotter with remote keypad – 2017

Raymarine i60 windspeed direction system - 2017

Raymarine EVO autopilot – 2017

JRC 1000 Mk 2 radar.

Nasa Target navtex

Radiotelex Weatherman

Raymarine Ray 50 DSC VHF R/T – 2017 and aerial

AIS receiver - 2017

Autohelm hand bearing compass.

Clock, barometer, tide clock.

Safety Equipment

Seago 4 man canister packed liferaft – service due 2020.

Bolt croppers.

Lifesling MOB system.

Horseshoe lifebuoys with lights.

Plastimo safety ladder.

4 x fire extinguishers.

Lofrans Tigres electric anchor winch (New in 2012) with 10mm chain gypsy and warping drum.

2012 - 35lb Manson Supreme bower anchor, 40m 10mm galvanised chain & warp.

30lb CQR anchor, 12m chain and 50m warp.

20lb Fisherman kedge anchor. 2004

Manual bilge pump - 2017

2 x auto electric bilge pumps.

EPIRB new 2017

Deck Equipment

S/steel double roller stemhead fitting.

Galvanised Sampson post and mooring cleats

White painted stanchions and bases with Iroko hand rail and gates Port & Stb.

Iroko grab handles on coachroof.

S/steel davits on stern with solar panel frame above - 2018

2004 blue dodgers with name.

1 x std and 1 x telescopic boathooks.

Folding stainless steel boarding ladder.

Mooring warps. Fenders.

Cockpit cushions.

Cockpit enclosure tents on s/s frame.

Gas locker (for 2 x 6lb Camping Gaz cylinders), Alde gas leak detector.

Teak swivelling cockpit table.

Alloy hulled RIB tender in davits, with oars – new 2018. 

Honda 2.3hp 4 stroke outboard engine – new 2018

Beige wheelhouse window and deck hatch canvas covers. Blue winch covers – new 2018

FYS Comments

“Roamer” was one of the last of these heavy-duty live aboard cruisers to be

We sold her in 2016 to her present owner who has significantly updated her, for long term offshore short-handed cruising, unfortunately due to poor health this plan has been put on hold and “Roamer’ is offered for sale.

This is an ideal live aboard, go anywhere cruiser, tough enough to take the ground if required and perfect for exploring the more out of the way bays and harbours.

A comprehensive list of the work carried out to the yacht in her present ownership is available on request.


In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor.  The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed.  Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.




Storm jib

Marine head

Swimming ladder

Solar panel


Log speedometer




Navigation center

Hot water

Furling mainsail


Lazy bag




Steering wheel

Spinnaker pole

Furling genoa


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