Rustler 36 for sale

Portavadie Marina, Argyll., United Kingdom

Listed price £57,000 GBP

General information
Rustler 36
Used sail boat for sale
$74,759 USD | Listed price £57,000 GBP
Price comment
Well presented & seriously for sale. Hull No. 001
Name of boat
Saint Just
Holman and Pye
Length overall
Length waterline
8.40 tons (U.S.)
GRP hull with full encapsulated long keel.
Long Keel
Portavadie Marina, Argyll., United Kingdom

About this Rustler 36


The Rustler 36, designed by Holman & Pye over 30 years ago has carved itself an enviable reputation as an elegant, long keeled offshore cruising yacht. With examples of the design cruising in all parts of the globe the yachts are now sought after by those aspiring to set off on serious offshore adventures.

SAINT JUST is hull number 001 of the class and reportedly the first boat built from the final production mould tooling. Built by Orion Marine and finished to a high standard she featured in many of the early reviews and press photo shoots for class. A real piece of Rustler history. With her current owners for two decades she has provided countless hours of happy sailing in the water around Scotland.

Offered for sale lying afloat and in commission, a full cruising inventory is included. Ideal for somebody wanting to get on the water and enjoy the second half of the 2019 season.

Available for viewing by prior appointment.


Moulded by Cygnus Marine to Lloyd's register specifications the traditional hand laminated hull and deck mouldings are still finished in their original gelcoat.


Traditional heavy weight, hand consolidated GRP moulding.

Single piece moulding with full length encapsulated keel.

Lead ballast within keel.

Full depth, keel hung rudder.

Hull finished in original off-white gelcoat.

Hull finished below waterline with conventional anitfouling.

Rudder removed, stripped back to bare timber and inspected during winter 2016/17. Rudder epoxy coated and re-painted before re-fitting.


Single piece GRP moulding forming decks, coachroof and self-draining cockpit.

Deck moulding finished in off-white gelcoat.

Decks finished in non-slip paint panels.

Treadmaster panels to finished cockpit sole and seating.

Alloy frames port lights.

Solid teak trims.


Deck stepped, single spreader, masthead sloop rig.

Z-spars silver anodised alloy mast and spars.

All standing rigging of 1x19 stainless steel wire with chromed bronze rigging screws.

Standing rigging fully replaced in 2013.

Removable inner forestay.

Furlex roller reefing system fitted on forestay.

Slab reefing mainsail.

Mast mounted radar reflector.

Lines lead aft along port and starboard sides of coachroof.

Barton Genoa track and cars.

IYE Mainsheet system.

Spinlock rope clutches, port and starboard side of companionway.


LED Masthead Tri-colour.


Primary Winches - 2x Lewmar 46, two-speed, self-tailing.

Cockpit Halyard Winches - 2x Lewmar 30, two-speed.

Mast Mounted Halyard Winch - 1x Lewmar 16, two-speed.

Mast Mounted Reefing Winch - 1x Lewmar 8, single-speed.


Mainsail - White Dacron, slab reefing, partially battened. Owen Sails 2015.

Roller Reefing Genoa - White Dacron, roller reefing, beige UV strip. Saturn Sails 2004.

Storm Jib - Hank-on, rigged for removable inner forestay.



Sprayhood - Beige in colour, windows forward. Owen Sails 2014.

Mainsail Cover - Beige in colour. Stackpack style cover with lazyjacks. Owen Sails 2015.

Winter Hatch Cover - For main companionway.


Main Anchor - 45lb CQR on 50m, 10mm chain rode.

Kedge anchor - 35lb Delta plough anchor. 10m chain / 70m multiplait warp rode.

Electric Windlass - Lofrans Cayman 88. 1000w. Foot button controls. (2014).

Mooring Warps - Selection

Fenders - Selection

Anchor Chain Hook - On nylon warp.


Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit rails.

Anodised alloy toerail running the length of the deck edge.

Toerail mounted stanchions supporting stainless steel guard rails.

Double bow roller forward.

Deck mounted alloy mooring cleats forward, midships and aft.

Deck mounted electric windlass forward.

Dorade vents mounted on coachroof forward of mast with stainless steel guardrails.

Teak grab rails running the length of the coachroof outboard.

Lines running aft to cockpit along port and starboard sides of companionway.

Moulded cockpit coaming running around cockpit, with teak capping.

Short section of deck aft of cockpit.

Deep, self-draining cockpit.

Bench seating port and starboard with short bridge deck forward.

Large locker with two access hatches and gas locker beneath starboard cockpit seating.

Mainsheet spanning the cockpit slight aft of centre.


Depth Sounder - Raymarine Tacktick

Log - Raymarine Tacktick

Wind - Raymarine Tacktick - Can be slow to pick-up masthead Transducer.

Chart Plotter - Simrad CP31

Autopilot - Simrad Tiller Mate

VHF - Simrad RD68

Magnetic Compass - 2x Bulkhead mounted.


Fresh Water System - Fully pressurised hot and cold system. Hot water from engine fed calorifier with 240V immersion heater. Faucets in galley and heads.

Cooker - Plastimo Neptune, two burners, grill and oven (2010)

Refrigerator - Top loading type under galley work surface. Isotherm plate and compressor.

Heating - Refleks diesel fired stove. Located in forward part of cockpit.

Heads - Jabsco manual marine toilet.

Lighting - Majority of lights below deck converted to LED.

Shore Power System - Hardwired system with RCD protection. Ring main & immersion heater.


Below decks the interior is constructed in high-quality joinery work using excellent quality teak faced plywood and solid teak trims. Being the 'Original' Rustler 36 she has some minor differences to later examples however shares the same robust qualities.

Description of accommodations below decks from forward:

Forward Cabin - Traditional twin V-berth configuration with an infill to create a good sized double. Storage is provided below the bunks and in a compact locker /drawer unit to the starboard aft end of the cabin. The large forehatch in the cabin provides light and ventilation.

Heads - Constructed in white GRP mouldings leaving a very crisp and easily cleaned finish with varnished teak trims. A Jabsco sea toilet is fitted along with hot and cold water faucet in the sink which doubles as a shower. Ample stowage is provided in the vanity unit outboard of the sink and beneath. Opposite the heads a compact hanging locker provides room for hanging foul weather gear etc.

Saloon - Traditional settee style seating with bench type settees to port and starboard. Both settees convert to provide well proportioned single bunks with lee cloths fitted to both. The practically sized drop leaf saloon table is centrally mounted, stowage is provided within for bottles. Good storage is provided in a selection of lockers outboard and beneath the settees.

Nav Station - At the aft end of the saloon on the port side is a very well proportioned chart table for a yacht of this size. Storage for chart provided within the table. Directly aft is one and a half-width quarter berth with good locker space below. The forward inboard part of the berth is currently used as an additional wet hanging locker.

Galley - Opposite the chart table the 'U' shaped galley provides a good functional layout for safe use while at sea; all worktops are fitted fiddles. Gas cooker, double stainless steel sink, top-loading fridge all contained with the galley. Storage outboard of worktop with additional storage below.


Tiller Steering - New tiller made and fitted 2001.

Windvane - Transom mounted system. Brackets still in place, system not currently installed.

Manual Bilge Pump - 1 in cockpit and 1 operated in saloon.

Tender - Waveline 2.7m inflatable dinghy. (2019)

Outboard - Mariner 2.5hp, 2-stroke.

Horseshoe Buoy - with light and drogue.


Beneath the companionway steps is a dedicated, fully insulated engine space.

Thornycroft K4 80D, 34hp marine diesel engine.

Marinised conversion based on a Mitsibushi K4 engine.

4 cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled marine diesel.

Mechanical reversing marine gearbox.

Stainless steel prop shaft.

Conventional packing type sterngland with remote greaser.

Fixed 3 blade bronze prop.

Engine fully serviced spring 2019.


Bank 1 - 12v, 110Ah lead acid. (2015)

Bank 2 - 12v, 110Ah lead acid. (2015)


In this case we are acting as brokers only.

The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at their expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.

This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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Thornycroft K4 80D, 34hp marine diesel engine. Marinised conversion based on a Mitsibushi K4 engine. 4 cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled marine diesel. Mechanical reversing marine gearbox.
Fuel capacity
40 gallons (U.S.)
Drinking water capacity
40 gallons (U.S.)
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Mark Cameron Yachts

Mr Mark Cameron
The Braes
United Kingdom
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