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CS 36

1978 — 1987
Designer
Raymond Wall
Builder
CS Yachts (Canadian Sailcraft)
Hull Type
Fin w/rudder on partial skeg
Construction
FG w/balsa cored deck
Associations
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Dimensions

Length Overall
36 6 / 11.1 m
Waterline Length
29 3 / 8.9 m
Beam
11 6 / 3.5 m
Draft
6 3 / 1.9 m
Displacement
15,500 lbs / 7,031 kg
Ballast
6,500 lbs / 2,948 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
640 ft2 / 59.5 m2
Total Sail Area
640 ft2 / 59.5 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
272.5 ft2 / 25.3 m2
P
42 8 / 13 m
E
12 9 / 3.9 m
Mast Height
52 9 / 16.1 m
Foresail
Sail Area
367.5 ft2 / 34.1 m2
I
49 0 / 14.9 m
J
14 11 / 4.6 m
Est. Forestay Len.
51 2 / 15.6 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Westerbeke
Model
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HP
30
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
35 gal / 132 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
83 gal / 314 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.25 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.47
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
41.94
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
276.51
heavy
Comfort Ratio
29.26
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.84
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

One of CS yachts most popular models. Within a month of it’s introduction in 1978 over 60 were sold. The 36 became known as the CS 36 Traditional when the CS Merlin was introduced in 1987. Production of the two 36 footers, overlapped for nearly a year.
Diesel engines varied from the original Westerbeke 30-hp, to a 33-hp Mitsubishi and later, a 28-hp Volvo.
SHOAL DRAFT VERSION:
Draft: 4.92’/ 1.50m
Displacement: 15650 lbs./7099 kgs.
Ballast: 6650 lbs./3016 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.: 16.43
Bal./Disp.: 42.48%


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