Mark Cameron Yachts

Rustler 36


Extensively refitted since 2019. Bluewater ready.



Lying: Argyll, United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelRustler 36
DesignerKim Holman
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
LyingArgyll, United Kingdom


Hull ConstructionGRP hull with encapsulated keel
Keel TypeLong Keel


EngineYanmar 3GM30F marine diesel engine. 29hp 3 Cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled. Mechanical reversing marine gearbox
Engine Hours3509
Fuel Capacity180l


Drinking Water Capacity250l


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.
WILD ROVER VII has enjoyed a significant re-fit during 2019/20, her current owner re-fitting her with intentions of setting off on a Bluewater adventure. Unfortunately due to a change of plans this adventure has now been delayed and the Rustler 36 WILD ROVER VII is offer for sale as a blue water ready example of this sought after cruiser. Her comprehensive inventory includes highlights such as:

Yanmar 3GM30F marine diesel engine.

Sterngear overhauled in 2020 with new prop shaft, cutlass bearing and Bruntons VariProp propellor fitted.
Craftsman 6kw Bow Thruster, installed new 2020.
Simrad TP32 tiller pilot, networked to B&G databus (2021)
Raymarine EV100 autopilot system with tiller pilot drive
Monitor windvane self-steering system
230VAC shore power system installed 2019/20
Ships batteries replaced in 2020, 6 batteries in total
Balmar 100amp alternator with smart controller (2020)
Victorn Blue Smart 230VAC – 12VDC charger (2019)
Sterling Pro-Power Q 12VDC – 230AC invertor (2019)
B&G Vulcan V7 plotter installed new 2020
B&G Triton displays for Depth/Speed/Log & Wind installed new 2020
B&G V50 DSCVHF with built in AIS receiver & H50 remote commandmic installed new 2020
Simrad AI50 AIS Transponder system
Neptune 4500 gas cooker, two burner, oven and grill. Gimbal mounted
Isotherm ASU fridge system with keel cooler (2020)
Masthead Solent cutter rig
Profurl C350 fitted on inner forestay in 2019
Pontos Trimmer, three-speed, self-tailing primary winches
Sanders Genoa and Jib fitted new in 2019
Rocna 20kg anchor on 50m chain rode
Lofrans electric windlass with controls on foredeck and in cockpit
Inflatable dinghy with Suzuki outboard
Waypoint 4 person, offshore cannister liferaft, serviced 2021
McMurdo SmartFind EPIRB, 406Mhz with GPS
Echomax Active X Band radar alarm system

This fantastically well equipped example of the Rustler 36 is wintering afloat on her berth at Portavadie Marina and is available for immediate viewing by prior appointment.


Hull Construction:

Traditional heavyweight, hand consolidated GRP moulding.
Single piece moulding with full length encapsulated keel.
Lead ballast within keel.
Hull finished in blue with gold coveline
Teak rubbing strake with stainless steel coping strip
Hull finished below waterline with red antifouling.
Deck & Superstructure Construction:
Single piece GRP moulding forming decks, coachroof and self-draining cockpit.
Deck moulding finished in cream gelcoat.
Painted non-slip panels to finish side decks and coachroof, re-painted winter 2019/20
Laid teak deck panels to finish cockpit seating and sole.
Keel & Rudder:
Full length encapsulated keel
Lead ballast
Full depth transom hung rudder
Prop aperture cut in rudder


Engine & gearbox:

Yanmar 3GM30F marine diesel engine.
3 Cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled.
Mechanical reversing marine gearbox
Single lever control
Maintenance & Performance:
Engine serviced spring 2021
Recorded running hours, October 2021 – 3509hrs
Cruising speed under engine 5.5kts
Propulsion & Steering:
Stainless steel prop shaft (2020)
Dripless type sterngland
Cutlass bearing replaced in 2020
Bruntons 3 blade VariProp bronze feathering propellor (2020)
Tiller steering with Spinlock tiller extension
Bow Thruster:
Craftsman 6kw Bow Thruster, installed new 2020.
Push button type controller on cockpit coaming
Dedicated thurster/windlass battery bank
Simrad TP32 tiller pilot, networked to B&G databus (2021)
Simrad TP32 wired hand-held remote control (2021)
Raymarine EV100 autopilot system with tiller pilot drive
Wind Vane Self Steering:
Monitor windvane self-steering system


Voltage systems:

12VDC onboard power system
230VAC shore power system
Shore Power:
System installed in 2019/20 refit
Single 16 amp connection
Extension lead to connect to shore supply
RCD protected system
Ring mains, battery charger and water heater.
Battery Banks:
Engine Battery – 1x 12VDC, 100Ah, AGM (2020)
Domestic Batteries – 3x 12VDC, 100Ah, Trojan Gel (2020)
Bowthruster / Windlass Batteries – 2x 100Ah, AGM (2020)
Single engine drive alternator.
Balmar 100amp alternator with smart controller (2020)
Battery Charger:
Victron Blue Smart 230VAC – 12VDC charger (2019)
15amp, 3 output.
Battery Monitoring:
NASA BM-1 Compact battery monitor
Digital Voltmeter
Analogue Volt and Amp meters
Low voltage alarm system
Sterling Pro-Power Q 12VDC – 230AC invertor
350w output
Hard wired to Bowthruster/Windlass battery bank
Solar Panel:
Single coachroof mounted panel
Sterling Pro-Save D galvanic isolator on shore power supply.
DC/DC voltage stabiliser
12VDC auxiliary and USB charging socket at chart table
12VDC USB charging socket at forward end of saloon table


Fresh Water:

Pressurised hot and cold water system
System re-plumbed in 2019/20 refit with new hoses, fittings and calorifier fitted
Mixer tap in galley
Mixer tap in heads, extending for use as shower
Manually pumped sea water tap at galley sink
Hot water from calorifier heated by engine or shore power
Bilge Pumps:
Manual Bilge Pump – x2. 1 in cockpit, 1 below decks
Electric Bilge Pump – manual and auto switching
Bilge level alarm system



Single diesel tank
Stainless steel tank
Approximate capacity 180ltrs
Fresh Water:
Single freshwater tank
Approximate capacity 250ltrs


On Deck:

Depth/Speed & Log / Wind – B&G Triton display x2, fully configurable NMEA 2000 display
NMEA 2000 Depth, Speed and Wind transducers
Plotter - B&G Vulcan V7 (2020)
NMEA 2000 electronic Compass
Magnetic Compass x2
Below Decks:
NMEA 2000 alarm system, parameters fully configurable, audio alarm below decks
Communications Equipment:
DSCVHF – B&G V50 DSC VHF radio with built in AIS receiver & B&G H50 remote commandmic handset. (2020)
AIS – Simrad AI50 Transponder display, networked to B&G databus
Navtex – PC based system with interface to NMEA 2000 databus
Barometer – NMEA 2000 transducer displaying on B&G displays



Galley Stove – Neptune 4500 gas cooker, two burner, oven and grill. Gimbal mounted
Fridge – Top loading fridge built in under worktop. Isotherm ASU system with keel cooler (2020)
Double stainless steel sink
Pressurised hot and cold water tap
Manually pumped salt water tap
Heads – Jabsco manual marine toilet
Wash hand basin
Mixer tap which extends for use as shower
Taylors diesel cabin heater
Mounted on main bulkhead in saloon
Overhead and bulkhead mounted lighting throughout
Downlighters on deck head outboard of saloon settees
Bulkhead gimbal mounted paraffin lamp in saloon
Red light in heads
JVC Radio (LW/MW/FM)/CD head unit with USB connectivity
Speakers in saloon
Ships Clock x2 – Ships Time and UTC


Summary of Accommodation:

Twin/Double forward cabin
Self contained heads with shower
Saloon with 2/3 occasional berths
Nav Station
Large quarter berth
Description of Accommodation from Forward:

Forward Cabin:

Traditional twin V-berth configuration
Infill section to create double berth.
Dresser unit aft of bunk to starboard with storage beneath and above, outboard.
Lockers running the full length of the bunk, overhead port and starboard, 3 compartments in each.
Storage is provided below the bunks.
The large forehatch in the cabin provides light and ventilation.
Constructed in white GRP mouldings.
Jabsco manual sea toilet fitted at forward end, facing aft.
Countertop running the length of the compartment outboard.
Inset wash hand basin at aft end
Mixer tap, pulling out to extend for use as showerhead.
Vanity lockers above countertop
Storage lockers beneath countertop.
Traditional settee style seating with bench type settees to port and starboard.
Walk way to forward cabin and heads forward with full length (heated) hanging locker to starboard
Both settees convert to provide well proportioned single bunks with lee cloths fitted to both.
Port settee has infill section and support legs to create occasional double berth.
Double drop leaf saloon table is centrally mounted, storage is provided within central section of table for bottles.
Selection of storage lockers outboard above seat backs outboard
Bin lockers beneath settee bases
Located to the starboard side of the companionway.
U-shaped galley.
Worktop forward with top loading fridge located beneath inboard section
Gimbal mounted gas cooker outboard centrally
Double stainless steel sink inset to aft section of worktop inboard.
Selection of storage lockers and drawers outboard of worktop and beneath
Nav Station / Berth:
Located to port of companionway.
Forward facing chart table with navigator sitting on forward end of quarter berth
Chart storage within table-top
Ships switch panel outboard
VHF and Plotter/Radar display mounted overhead
Large berth extending aft
Bin type storage lockers beneath bunk



Deck stepped, single spreader, masthead Solent cutter rig.
Silver anodised alloy mas and spars, manufactured by Kemp.
Twin spinnaker poles
One fixed length spinnaker pole stowing on deck
One telescopic pole stowing of forward face of mast
Stainless steel standing rigging with chromed bronze rigging screws.
Profurl NC42 roller reefing system on forestay for Genoa
Profurl C350 on inner forestay for jib (2019)
Rod kicker
Deck mounted genoa track and pin-stop car system for Genoa/Jib
Harken mainsheet track and car system
Harken block and tackle mainsheet
Spinlock rope clutches for lines lead aft to cockpit, eight in total
MastMate mast climbing steps
Primary Winches – 2x Pontos Trimmer, three-speed, self-tailing winches
Secondary – 2x Lewmar 16, single-speed, self-tailing
Cockpit Halyard Winches – 2x Andersen 28, two-speed, self-tailing
Mast Mounted Halyard Winch – 1x Lewmar 16, two-speed, self-tailing. 1x Lewmar 16, two speed.
Mast Mounted Reefing Winch – 1x Lewmar 8 single-speed.
Mainsail – White Dacron. Slab reefing with 3 full reefs. Sanders Sails
Genoa – White Dacron. 150% Roller reefing. Sanders Sails (2019)
Jib – White Dacron. 115%, foam padded luff. Roller reefing. Sanders Sails (2019)
Cruising Chute
Tri-sail – Rigs on separate mast track.
Selection of older white sails also available
Canvas Work:
Mainsail Cover – Stackpack type cover with mastboot and lazyjacks
Cockpit Tent – Panels unzip to serve as Bimini also
Companionway hatch curtain cover
Full boat winter cover
Anchoring & Mooring:
Bower Anchor – Rocna 20kg anchor on 50m, 10mm chain rode
Spare Anchor – CQR 25lb anchor
Kedge Anchor – Fortress alloy anchor
Kedge Anchor Rode – Multiplait rode, approximately 50m
Anchor Windlass – Lofrans vertical windlass with warping drum. Foot button controls on Foredeck. Lofrans Iris remote control and chain counter in cockpit.
Fenders – Selection
Mooring Warps - Selection
Inflatable Dinghy – Plastimo (2019)
Outboard – Suzuki 2.5hp, 4-stroke.
Stainless steel double bow roller stemhead fitting with bronze rollers
Rocna anchor self-stowing in bow roller cradle
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit rails.
Alloy toerail running the length of deck edge
Alloy, toerail mounted stanchions supporting double tier plastic coated guardwires.
Guardwire gates port and starboard
Deck mounted alloy mooring cleats, forward and aft
Toerail mounted mooring cleats midships
Dorade ventilators with stainless steel protection hoops forward of mast
Genoa track mounted on side deck with twin cars
Lines lead aft from mast via deck organisers on port and starboard sides of coahroof
Hardwood grabrails running the length of the coachroof, port and starboard
Teak topped cockpit coamings with primary and secondary winches mounted outboard of cockpit
Cockpit halyard winches mounted to port and starboard of companionway with rope clutches forward
Bench seating along port and starboard sides of cockpit with short bridge deck forward.
Lockers beneath starboard side seating.
Mainsheet spanning cockpit immediately forward of pedestal on teak horse.
Curved helm seat aft, removable.
Rustler folding swimming ladder, fitted at guard wire gates on port or starboard sides
Folding cockpit table

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.
Navigation Lights:
Masthead anchor light
Masthead tri-colour
Steaming light
Low level running lights
Life saving:
Liferaft – Waypoint 4 person, offshore cannister. Serviced 2021
EPIRB – McMurdo SmartFind 406Mhz with GPS
Radar Alarm System – Echomax Active X Band
Horseshoe Lifbuoy
Offshore flare pack

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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