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Old 11-13-2007
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C36 have been all over the world, that said....

1) The 36 has a shallow bilge which means that when you are beating, and should you take on some water (which any boat will), the water level could be higher than the bilge but the bilge pump will not pull it out. THus the water will raise above the floorboards. THis can be corrected with some mod's to a port/stbd hose to manually pull the water off via a manual switch bilge pump, but it is something you should consider.

2) The 36 has low tankage, espedcially to cross an ocean. You can modify this with diesel and water bladders water is easy fit a water maker.- but you will have to modify for fuel storage.

3) You rudder is not protected, no skeg. You cannot modify this. You can take some other means for sterring the boat in case of a rudder failure... I would.

4) You only have 2-4D's on that boat, each if new AGM's would only give about 200 ah before recharge (using the 50% rule). You need to consider how you will recharge the batts for 2+ weeks at sea. If you are running an autopilot, you will really eat into that 200. think wind vane steering.
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