Morris M36 Chameleon

Morris 36

The Overview

Morris M36


Make – Morris Yachts,  Maine, USA                       

Location – Southampton, UK

Model – M36 Sparkman&Stephens designed sloop

Year – 2005

Length – 36’3” Beam 10’1” Draft 6’6”

Displacement – 4000kg

Water – 76L

Black tank – 76L

Fuel – Diesel 76L

Engine – Yanmar 21HP 750 hours

Berths – 4

Heads – 1

CE Certified

Price £235,000 vat paid



The Morris 36 is a classic S&S designed performance cruising yacht with graceful lines and perfect balance through the water.

The hull supports a fin keel and spade rudder that provide superb control and grip whether under sail or engine.

The yacht’s deck layout is configured for short handed sailing, with all the control lines led back to the cockpit.

Chameleon has recently been triumphant on the race track!  1St in Cowes Classics Week 2022, 1st Round the island race IRC div 1 2022, 1st Club Cruiser Cowes Week 2022


Hull and Deck

Composite Balsa cored GRP hull, longitudinal stringers and transverse keel floors.

Awlgrip Blue hull painted in 2019 with Awlgrip White boot stripe

Marine plywood structural bulkheads glassed to hull and deck.

Externally fastened lead keel with stainless steel bolts.

Polyester vacuum-bagged foam core GRP deck.

Quarter sawn Teak cockpit sole, cockpit seats and side decks.

Varnished Teak capping rail, eyebrow, handrails and dorade boxes.

2×3” Stainless steel Dorades.

Custom stainless steel fairleads for bow, midhsips and stern.

Stainless steel cleats.

Stainless steel boarding ladder.

Foredeck hatch with anchor storage.

Edson Teak trimmed stainless steel wheel, rope and chain system.

Carbon fibre rudder and rudder post on self aligning rudder bearings and adjustable lip seal.



All control lines led aft under decks through clutch jammers to two Harken self tailing winches.

Winches re-chromed in 2019.

Harken port and starboard self tailing sheet winches.

Varnished Teak pedestal table that can be cockpit or saloon mounted.

Stainless steel cup holders.

Cockpit seat cushions.

Removable sprayhood with stainless steel hand rail and roll up central window.

Safety harness points x3



Yanmar 3YM20FC diesel connected to Saildrive unit with bronze two bladed Flex-O-Fold propeller.

Serviced summer 2022.

Instrument panel at helm with start/stop button, Tachometer and alarms for cooling water, oil pressure.

76Litre aluminium fuel tank with stainless steel deck filler.

76Litre polyethylene black tank with pump out option and gravity drain to seacock.

76Litre polyethylene fresh water tank with stainless steel deck filler.

Whale Gusher 10 manual bilge pump at helm.



Keel stepped Hallspars carbon mast with aluminium boom.

Fractional rig with swept back spreaders.

Antal mainsail luff track.

Self-tacking Jib with track athwartships.

Harken manual headsail furling unit 2017.

Nitronic rod standing rigging 2017.

Integral hydraulic backstay adjuster.

Solid boom vang with Harken purchase system.

Dyneema running rigging.

Removable spinnaker sheet blocks.



1 x Mainsail, North sails, full batten, North sails 1 x Furling jib, 1 x Cruising chute.

1 x Mainsail 2020, North sails, full batten, North sails 1 x Furling jib 2020.



Raymarine wireless Tacktick system, analogue wind, digital speed & depth, fluxgate compass transducer.

Icom M402 VHF.

Digital speed and depth.

Garmin 750S plotter.

Simrad Autopilot.

Ritchie 5” compass.



1 x 12V DC house battery 2022.

1 x 12V Engine start battery 2018.

Mastervolt 90Amp/12V DC alternator with multi stage regulator.

BEP 12VDC distribution panel.

12V outlet at panel.

240V Shore power with ring main.

New Inverter 2020

Fusion entertainment system with recessed speakers 2022

USB outlets fitted 2020

Cabin lights replaced with LED 2020

Navigation lights – Perko.



22lb Bruce anchor with 6’ of chain and 100’ of warp.

Dock lines and fenders.

Boat hook.



Emergency tiller.

2 x Fire extinguishers

Engine compartment Fire Port.

Fire Blanket.

Emergency boarding ladder.

Life Raft – Serviced August 2022


Additional Equipment

Canvas pedestal and wheel cover.

Varmished Teak wood flagstaff with stainless steel socket.

Cockpit tonneau cover 2017.

Full winter cover 2017



Interior design is of a Herreshoff style with white bulkheads and gloss varnished Mahogany trim.

Forward cabin with double bunk and Mahogany slats on the hull. Bomar stainless steel deck hatch.

Galley with top loading Isotherm 12V refrigerator/stainless steel liner.

Single burner gas stove.

Corian counter top.

Stainless steel sink with pressurised cold water outlet.

Drawers under counter with additional storage in lockers outboard and under counter.

Head with manual marine toilet.

Corian counter top with stainless steel sink.

Bare Teak trim.

Solar vent above heads.

Cabin lighting 4 x wall mounted chromed lights with integral switches.

Imtra SS dome heads light.

Imtra SS dome light mounted above galley with white/red switch.

Cabin portlights with toughened safety glass and frameless installation.

Main companionway doors in varnished Teak are removeable.


The Spec

Manufacturer &
Morris 36
Year: 2005
Price: £235,000 VAT PAID


The details of this vessel are in good faith but we cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.