36' 1986 Freedom 36


Last Updated: 2024-04-25

PRICE REDUCED on this ready to sail FREEDOM 36.

New Bottom job, engine serviced, all instruments work.

Freedom 36 Yachts have the reputation of being excellent sailing boats with interiors the size of 40 footers. The interior finish is hand rubbed oil on Burmese teak. This boat has the 6' draft, fin keel, that lends itself to better upwind performance and stability. 

This well-equipped and well-maintained Freedom 36 was designed by Gary Mull and built by the highly regarded Tillotson Pearson company in Rhode Island.

"FREEDOM 36" As the name implies, the Freedom 36 offers sailors the ease of putting their hands in their pockets when the skipper says "ready to tack".....the self tacking jib and the big main are well behaved, giving couples or single handers the freedom to enjoy sailing! Another huge advantage of the Freedom 36 is the fact it has a 'Unstayed mast" or FREESTANDING mast. This will last the life of the sailboat without worries of replacing the standing rigging.


Forward V-berth stateroom with overhead hatch, built in lockers and drawers and a private entrance to the head compartment.

Spacious head compartment is on the port side and can be accessed from either the main cabin or the forward cabin. There is a marine head, sink and pull-out shower with plenty of elbow room and extra storage behind the vanity countertop.

The main cabin has an L-shaped settee on the port side, and a beautiful bulkhead mounted teak table that folds down and then opens again to seat up to 6. There is more seating across on the starboard side and nice cabinetry and bookshelves outboard of the seats on both sides.

Just aft of the main cabin on the port side of the companionway steps there is a U-shaped galley complete with double stainless sinks, 3-burner stove with oven, and built-in Adler/Barbour refrigerator freezer under the counter. There is plenty of storage and an extra fold-up counter extension for occasions when the chef needs a little extra space.

Across from the galley on the starboard side there is a compact navigation desk with easy access to all of the electrical switches, VHF and SSB radios, etc. They desk has a handy swing-out seat than tucks under the desk when not in use.

Just aft of the nav station is the door to the private aft cabin. This features a generous double quarterberth and beautiful woodwork with excellent built-in cabinetry for storage.


New bottom paint 2023

New batteries 2023

replaced Prop

serviced engines w oil, filter, fuel filter, impeller, and rancor fuel filter.

new bilge pump, float and alarm

new dock lines & fenders

new shore power cord

new zincs

New SAFETY equipment

New flares, fire extinguishers x 3, horn, life vests and first aid kit




Make: Freedom
Model: 36
Year: 1986
Length: 36ft

Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type:
Located In: San Rafael, CA

  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Cruisers
  • Keel: Fin Keel
  • LOA: 36.42 feet
  • LWL: 30.58 feet
  • Beam: 12.5 feet
  • Min Draft: 6 feet
  • Ballast: 6500 pounds
  • Displacement: 14370 pounds
  • CruisingSpeed: 6 knots
  • MaxSpeed: 7 knots
  • Total Engines: 1
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Yanmar
  • EngineModel: 3GM30F
  • EngineYear: 1986
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze

  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 35 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 104 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Heads: 1

Additional Descriptions

Additional Features


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. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

Joel Kauffman

Yacht & Ship Sales


25 Third Street
San Rafael, CA 94901

Contact Joel Kauffman

    Your Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Your Phone


    For additional information and viewing of this fine quality yacht please contact listing agent Joel Kauffman. I am always available on my mobile phone at 4152357447 or e-mail me at