Freedom 36

Summary

The Freedom 36 is an American sailboat, that was designed by Gary Mull and first built in 1985. The design is out of production.[1][2][3][4][5]

Freedom 36
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Development
DesignerGary Mull
LocationUnited States
Year1985
Builder(s)Tillotson Pearson Inc (Freedom Yachts)
NameFreedom 36
Crewtwo
Boat
Crewtwo
Boat weight14,370 lb (6,520 kg)
Draft6.00 ft (1.83 m) (with standard keel)
4.5 ft (1.4 m) (with shoal draft keel)
Hull
ConstructionFiberglass
LOA36.42 ft (11.10 m)
LWL30.58 ft (9.32 m)
Beam12.50 ft (3.81 m)
Hull appendages
Rig
GeneralFree-standing Fractional rigged sloop
I foretriangle height33.34 ft (10.16 m)
J foretriangle base11.50 ft (3.51 m)
P mainsail luff45.50 ft (13.87 m)
E mainsail foot16.57 ft (5.05 m)
Sails
Mainsail area376.97 sq ft (35.022 m2)
Jib/genoa area191.71 sq ft (17.810 m2)
Total sail area568.67 sq ft (52.831 m2)
Racing
PHRF147 (average)

ProductionEdit

The boat was built by Tillotson Pearson in the United States for Freedom Yachts.[1][5]

DesignEdit

The Freedom 36 is a small recreational keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass, with wood trim. It has a free-standing fractional sloop rig, an internally-mounted spade-type rudder and a fixed fin keel. With the standard keel it displaces 14,370 lb (6,518 kg) and carries 6,500 lb (2,948 kg) of ballast. With the shoal keel it displaces 13,400 lb (6,078 kg).[1][2][5][6]

The boat is fitted with a Japanese Yanmar 3GM diesel engine.[1][5]

The boat has a PHRF racing average handicap of 147 with a high of 144 and low of 150. It has a hull speed of 7.41 kn (13.72 km/h).[2][5]

The Freedom 36 design was developed into the Freedom 38 in 1989.[7]

VariantsEdit

Freedom 36
Model with standard keel and 6.00 ft (1.83 m) draft. It displaces 14,370 lb (6,518 kg) and carries 6,500 lb (2,948 kg) of ballast.[1][2][5]
Freedom 36 SD
Model with shoal draft keel and 4.5 ft (1.4 m) draft. It displaces 13,400 lb (6,078 kg).[1][5][6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f McArthur, Bruce (2021). "Freedom 36 sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Archived from the original on 28 December 2021. Retrieved 28 December 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d InterVisionSoft LLC (2016). "Sailboat Specifications for Freedom 36". Sailing Joy. Archived from the original on 17 February 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  3. ^ McArthur, Bruce (2021). "Garry Mull (1939-1994)". sailboatdata.com. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  4. ^ Sea Time Tech, LLC (2021). "Gary Mull". sailboat.guide. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Sea Time Tech, LLC (2021). "Freedom 36". sailboat.guide. Archived from the original on 28 December 2021. Retrieved 28 December 2021.
  6. ^ a b InterVisionSoft LLC (2016). "Sailboat Specifications for Freedom 36 SD". Sailing Joy. Archived from the original on 17 February 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  7. ^ McArthur, Bruce (2021). "Freedom 38 sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Archived from the original on 28 December 2021. Retrieved 28 December 2021.