1977 Custom Ketch 36 ft



“Shamaness” a ready to go vessel that just came back from a full sailing season in the pacific ocean, this vessel is in very good shape and is ready to be enjoyed, owners have done a good job on her maintenance, they have owned this vessel since 1993 and are ready to move onto a different direction in life; “Shamaness” is constructed of heavily laid up fiberglass; the decks were built with 3/8’’ thick teak planks over a glass encapsulated ¾’’ teak plywood, her modified full keel is ballasted with encapsulated iron.

This vessel is located in beautiful San Carlos Sonora, Mexico, A short 250 mile drive on a safe 4 lane highway from Nogales, Az. San Carlos is a known boating destination/community, featuring breathtaking scenery, quiet anchorages nearby, great fishing, diving, two marinas, 3 haul out facilities and much more.

Detailed Information


  • LOA: 36′
  • Beam: 11.10′
  • LWL: 28’’
  • Minimum Draft: 4.5′
  • Maximum Draft: 4.5′
  • Displacement: 20,000
  • Ballast: 5,000 lbs


  • Number of berths: 6
  • Number of cabins: 1
  • Number of heads: 1


  • Engine Brand: Yanmar JH3E
  • Year Built: 2001
  • Engine Model: JH3E
  • Engine Type: without turbocharger
  • Engine/Fuel Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 5,000
  • Propeller: RH
  • Cruising Speed:   5-6 knots @ 2600RPM
  • Maximum Speed:  7 knots


  • Fresh Water Tank: 2 total 100 gallons
  • Fuel Tanks:   aluminum 32 gals, fiberglass 25 gals.
  • Holding Tank: fiberglass, ? 20 gals


  • White, original gelcoat
  • Blue ablative over epoxy coated hull. No blisters ever seen or repaired
  • Stainless steel bow and stern pulpits
  • Stainless steel side stanchions
  • Original teak deck, rescrewed, repaired two areas of delamination. (Original deck construction of 3/8″ teak planks, 1/8″ fiberglass, 3/4″ teak plywood, with 1/8″ bottom layer of fiberglass) Black caulk between teak deck planks needs to be re-done.
  • Carved teak taffrail


  • 5000 lb encapsulated iron  ballast
  • Custom made emergency tiller
  • Stainless Steel bow pulpit and stern pulpit
  • Stainless Steel life line stanchions
  • Very wide, thick Teak toe rail with wide gunnels
  • Stainless cabin top hand rails
  • Teak cockpit seating surfaces
  • Keel stepped main mast (Rebuilt Sitka Spruce) & deck stepped aluminum mizzen  mast (Ballenger spars)

Both booms very good condition Sitka Spruce ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

  •  manual windlass
  • 140′ hi-test 5/16″ anchor chain
  • Plow style ( DELTA) 30kg main anchor with BRUCE and 20 lb Danforth  with chain and 150′ 1/2″ nylon rode
  • Custom built (Stowable) stainless swim ladder
  • Fenders and dock lines
  • Boat hook
  • (6) life jackets
  • Radar reflector
  • Flares
  • (2) Fire extinguishers
  • Flag halyard on mizzen and on main at spreaders
  • (1) Throw cushions


  • Custom made stainless tiller
  • Teak cockpit seating surface
  • Engine gauges flush mounted on cabin bulkhead
  • Throttle and shift levers on binnacle

ACCOMMODATIONS BELOW The Shamaness layout sleeps two in forward cabin. The salon table converts to double bed.  The salon settee can be used as a fifth bunk. The quarter berth currently used as storage. The interior finish is varnished Teak, with teak and holly cabin sole.  There are decorative hand-carved solid teak bathroom, forward cabin, and storage locker doors.

  • The forward cabin has either two large V-berths or one double bed with ample under-berth storage.
  • All berths have foam rubber mattresses with excellent condition Sunbrella upholstery
  • Opening hatch above forward cabin as well as above salon table.
  • Aft of the V-berth to port is the enclosed private head
  • Main cabin is mid ship with port side table that converts to double bed
  • Starboard settee converts to bed with removable lee cloths
  • U-shaped galley is aft with oven to port and  deep stainless steel sink aft
  • Lift top freezer door to port corner
  • Interior 12v LED lighting


  • Forepeak access door to chain locker
  • Port light windows, port and starboard NFM (New Found Metals cast solid stainless with screens)
  • Storage lockers under bunk with front and top access

AFT – GALLEY The Galley is U-shaped and aft in the main cabin.

  • Three-burner LPG FORESPAR stainless gimbaled stove with oven and broiler to port
  • Stainless steel sink with faucet pressurized water, also sink foot pump seawater for washing dishes
  • 6 cu. ft. Frigoboat 12v fridge & freezer, very well insulated
  • Storage and shelves along port and aft salon as well as under settees
  • New Found Metals opening portlights  with screens (Entire vessel)


  • Furuno 16 mile radar
  • Standard Horizon GX2150 VHF radio with AIS
  • ICOM 706 IIE SSB/ham radio with SGC SG230 auto tuner and modem


  • Storage behind and under port and starboard settee seats
  • Hanging locker across from head
  • Galley storage cabinet with two deep drawers on starboard side galley
  • Brass clock and barometer
  • Easy/low-care SUNBRELLA upholstery throughout (striped brown, rust colors) in excellent condition
  • (3) opening port lights with removable screens

HEAD   Port side, aft of the forward V-berth

  • Stainless steel sink
  • Pressurized water
  • Mirror
  • Storage cabinets
  • West Marine electric marine toilet and 20-gal. holding tank with overboard or deck pump-out
  • Access door from main cabin
  • Opening portlight with removable screen

SAILS AND RIGGING Main mast is Sitka Spruce and was rebuilt with epoxy, epoxy sealed, epoxy primered, and Polyurethane top-coated. Presently in excellent condition.

  • Standing rigging in  good condition
  • Running rigging in worn condition
  • Insulated backstay
  • LED Tricolor and anchor lights
  • Jib sheet blocks on adjustable tracks
  • Jiffy main sail reefing system…3 reefs
  • 2 sets – Jib sheets
  • Spinnaker sheets and spinnaker pole
  • Main & mizzen canvas covers old condition (blue)
  • Jib sail canvas bag (hanked on) in used condition


  • (2) – 2-speed/jib winches (1) two speed main halyard winch
  • (3) Winch handles
  • Mast-mounted halyard winches
  • Cabin top mounted main sheet winch


  • 90% hi-cut Yankee (Pineapple Sails) with staysail
  • 140% re-cut old Genoa
  • Asymmetrical tri-radial spinnaker
  • Pineapple Sails full-batten mainsail with 3 reef points rigged for jiffy reefing at the mast
  • Mizzen staysail
  • Full batten mizzen/


  • 12-volt DC system:
  • (4) 6-volt batteries in a 400AH 12-volt bank charged by a high output alternator
  • Separate engine starting  battery with engine alternator charging
  • 40amp Xantrex shore power charger
  • 2 small inverters for TV, computers
  • Tri-color and anchor  lights with LED bulbs
  • Foredeck spotlight


  • Fiberglass exhaust  lift muffler
  • Audible engine alarms for low oil pressure and high engine temperature (Also gauges and warning lights)
  • 2 Rule 2000 automatic bilge pump and Whale manual bilge pump
  • New Yanmar 40H.P. diesel engine installed 2002
  • Manual whale gusher  bilge pump
  • (2) 20lb aluminum propane bottles ( one mounted topside )


Shamaness add-Ons

  1. 1998 Avon 10.5’ dinghy (2018 Thoroughly professionally repaired with new valve), Dinghy air pump
  2. Tohatsu 6hp 4-stroke outboard (approx 5 years old)
  3. Dinghy anchor, rode, and 3 gallon fuel tank
  4. Dinghy wheels and fish-on rod holders
  5. One person kayak with paddle and new seat
  6. Honda 1000 portable generator
  7. (2) DC to AC inverters (400 watt and ?600-800 watt)
  8. VHF  Standard Horizon radio with AIS receiver
  9. ICom 706 IIG SSB radio with ICom antenna tuner
  10. 10. New Standing Rigging Mizzen Mast 05/20/19
  11. New standing rigging main mast winter 2015