1981 Tayana Pilothouse 37 ft



37 Tayana Pilothouse sailboat, One of the best examples of Bob Perry’s well known design. The interior is hand-crafted with loving care using the richest solid teak and teak veneers. This boat has been well cared for and just came in from cruising. She is loaded with some very nice equipment, monitor wind vane,6 GPH watermaker, very nice autopilot, this boat is loaded with lots of cruising gear and is ready to cross oceans

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:  36.6 ft

Lwl:  31 ft

Draft:  5.6 ft

Beam:  11.5 ft

Height (bridge clearance):  55 ft

Displacement:  22,000 lbs

Ballast:  LEAD 7140lbs

Headroom:  7 ft

Hull material:  FRP

Keel type:  Full


Engine and propulsion

Engine make:  Perkins

Engine model:  4108

Engine year:  1981

Engine hours:  approx 2500  (meter 1235)

Horse power:   45hp @3600 rpm

Cruising rpm:  1500-2000 rpm

Cruising speed:  5 knots

Max speed:  7 knots

Max rpm:  3600 rpm

Fuel type:  Diesel

Propeller type:  Fixed 3 blade 17 LH II

Dinghy outboard:  Yamaha 8 hp 2 stroke


Tank Capacity

Fuel capacity:  90 gallons (1 tank)

Fuel tank material: Black Iron

Water capacity:  95 gallons (1 tank)

Water tank material:  Stainless steel

Holding capacity:  25 gallons

Holding tank material:  FRP



Finish; varnished teak, very good brightwork, fabric in good shape, head (tile and glass bowl sink), Raritan PH II

V-berth sleeps:  2

Dinette sleeps:  2

Quarter berth sleeps:  2

Single berths:  1

Heads:  1



Refrigeration:  Polar products

Freezer:  Polar products

Water heater:  Whale 10 gallons

Stove:  Seward Hiller range, 3 burner with oven

Water system:  Pressurized water w/salt water hand pump

Cooking fuel:  Propane

Sink:  Double stainless steel

Other:  Propane, Fireboy xintex S-2A Fume detector


Electronic and Navigation Equipment

Radar:  Raymarine 18 inch HD(11/2017)

VHF:  Standard Horizon Matrix with AIS

GPS:  Raymarine MFD C95 (03/2015)

GPS #2:  Garmin GPS 128

Tv/dvd/vcr:  Samsung TV

AIS receiver:  Standard Horizon built into VHF

Depth sounder:  Data Marine 3030 International Offshore

Knotmeter:  Datamarine S-100 KL

Wind speed / direction:  Data Marine LX-360

Autopilot:  Raymarine Evolution EV-1 + ACU

Autopilot remote:  P70

Plotter:  Raymarine MFD New Series C95 (03/2015)

Compass:  Ritchie 5.25 Pedestal mount, Danforth 3.00 Pilot house

Stereo:  Boss AM/FM/CD/SD Card

Equipment manuals:  Yes


Electrical Systems

House bank 1:   (4) LTH 6V GC Wet, 440 amps

House bank 2:  (1) LTH 12V Wet, Grp

Battery monitor:  Xantrex Link 10

Battery switch:  Blue Seas Systems PN7610

Battery charger:  Xantrex 40A Truecharge2

Alternator:  Prestulite 12v/65A

Inverter:  Xantrex Pro watt 15A/1800w

Solar panel:  Solar Seal (x2) P100 5/100 watt

Solar panel:  Renogy (x2) RNG 100D, 5/100

Other:  Charge controller Zamp solar ZS-30A


Sails & Rigging

New main 05/2017 Banks sails, coastal main 2 reef rows, 2+2 battens, 8.50z

Main:  Excellent

Jib:  Good (Yankee)

Spinnaker:  Good

Staysail:  Good

Yankee:  Good

Sail material:  Main 8.5 Dacron/Staysail + Yankee Tanbark

Traveler:  Garhaver MT2CT (TP) (5/2017) Excellent

Boom Vang:  Garhaver 4 part soft boom vang, excellent

Mast:  Oval section anodized aluminum, single spreader manganese bronze

Standing rigging: Excellent 1×19 SS wire 5/16, external cast 03/2014

Winch:  Cockpit Lewmar 46ST 25PD

Winch:  Pilot house Lewmar 43ST 25PD

Winch:  Mast Andersen 28ST 25PT

Roller furl:  Schazter Jib 2100 staysail 1100

Other:  Winches Barlow x3 (Mast and Boom) #15



Deck Equipment

Mantis Anchor Bridle

Anchor:  Rocna Vulcan (25 kg)

Chain length/size:  250’ 5/16’’

Anchor 2:  Lewmar (15kg)

Line:  215 ft

Windlass:  Manual double action (2 speed)

Dinghy:  Avon RHIB 10 ft

Nav lights:  LED 12VDC International Rules

Spreader lights:   LED

Ladder:  SS folding ladder attached to Jib track

Rails:  1 inch SS around cockpit

Bow pulpit:  1’’ SS double rail bow and stern pulpits

Lifelines:  1×19 SS wire 5/16, double steel lifelines

Gates:           1×19 SS wire 5/16, double steel lifelines

Bow roller:  Teak anchor platform w/two bronze rollers

Deck material:  FRP NO TEAK


Mechanical Systems

New exhaust elbow, 10’ of 2’’ wet marine hard side exhaust hose, Vertus muffler, 1’’ vented loop and 7’’ of 1’’ hard wall exhaust hose (02/2018)

Propeller:  3 Blade 17 LH II

Fire extinguishing:  Engine campt; installed halyard kidde portable x6

Fuel filters:  Secondary Racor 500 dual

Transmission:  Hurth ZF12M

Self steering vane:  Monitor

Watermaker:  6 GPH

Bilge pump:   pri Jabsco 12 vdc, diaphragm w/ float switch, sec Rule 3700 12vdc, submersible w/float switch

Heater:  Dickinson new port diesel heater

Steering type:  SS cable + chain from pedestal

Raw water sea strainer:  Yes

House fans:  Yes

Fuel shut off: Yes

Fresh water cooling system:  Yes


Additional Equipment

Emergency bilge pumps

(1)  Henderson Mark V manual (under cabin sole)

(2)  Whale gusher 10, manual in cockpit


Safety Equipment

Lifejackets:  2 type III adult inflatables/3 type 1 offshore

Lifesling:  Yes

Liferaft:  Yes, Viking 4 person non solas w/canister + cradle

Epirb:  ACR Globalfix Pro

Strobe:  Yes

Mob pole:  Yes

Jacklines:  Yes

Harnesses:  Yes

Flares:  Yes