Northerly Morris M36 2008

Harbor Springs, MI


36 ft
10.08 ft
21 hp
5.25 ft


Northerly is a stunning example of the Sparkman & Stephens designed M36 Daysailer. Blending traditional aesthetics with modern materials and naval architecture and heirloom quality craftsmanship, the M36 is designed to be easily handled by one person while providing a large, comfortable cockpit for family and friends. Down below, a simple open interior includes everything needed for an overnight with an enclosed head, basic galley and a large double berth forward and two full length settees.


Northerly was highly customized during her build with extensive teak cladding and decking added on the exterior and upgraded systems below. She has been well cared for her owners over the years and has spent the last eight years in fresh water with light summer use and stored inside a heated building for service in the winter. Brand new Quantum laminate Fusion M4 full batten main and roller furling jib.


  • Boat Name: Morris M36 2008
  • Builder: Morris Yachts
  • Designer: Sparkman & Stephens
  • Location: Harbor Springs, MI
  • Ballast Weight: 4,410 lb
  • Bridge Clearance: 52.17 ft
  • Displacement Measure: 8,900 lb
Engine 1
  • Brand: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 3YM20FC
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Hours: 350
  • Drive Type: Sail
  • Engine Power: 21|horsepower

Vessel Description





  • Manually consolidated composite hull with Vinylester resin throughout and vacuum-bagged Corecell closed cell foam core.
  • Longitudinal stringers and transverse keel floors
  • Fiberglass engine bed
  • Marine plywood structural bulkheads
  • Awlgrip “Carinthia Blue” hull (2015)
  • Awlgrip double boot stripe
  • Gold Leaf w/clear coat cove stripe
  • Red VC-17 bottom paint (bottom stripped 2017)
  • Externally fastened lead fin keel with modified bulb for moderate draft and enhanced performance
  • Varnished teak transom




  • Manually consolidated deck with Polyester resin with vacuum-bagged Core-Cell foam core.
  • Core removed in areas of deck hardware and through hull fittings.
  • Oyster Yacht White gelcoat with tan nonskid
  • Quarter sawn teak decking on cockpit sole and side decks
  • Varnished teak toe rail, eyebrow, dorade boxes and coaming cap.
  • Additional varnished teak cladding on cabin sides and inside and outside of coamings and on seahood
  • Custom cast SS bow and stern chocks that integrate beautifully with the teak toe rail
  • Midship toe rails chocks and folding cleats
  • SS deck plates and latches
  • Forepeak storage area for anchor, lines and fenders with flush deck fiberglass hatch
  • Stainless steel folding boarding ladder with storage in forepeak locker
  • Large stainless deck hatch in foredeck clad in varnished teak
  • Three large fixed portlight on each side of cabin
  • Cockpit drainage meets the minimum requirements of ORC Category 2 and CE Category B.




The cockpit on the M36 is the focal point of the boat and is set up to comfortably sail with family and friends with settees port and starboard. All control lines have been led aft under decks to two electric, self-tailing winches on either side of the helm in easy reach from the wheel. This allows the boat to be simple singlehanded without leaving the helm while still allowing guests to participate if desired. The two long settees forward of the wheel provide seating for six adults and at over six feet are even long enough for a nap. Hatches in the settees provide access to large sail lockers and systems below.


  • Teak decking on cockpit sole and cockpit seats
  • Varnished teak cladding on coamings and cabin back
  • Removable custom varnished teak pedestal table with folding leaves and copper lined built in ice chest with padded storage bag
  • Varnished teak rimmed stainless steel steering wheel.
  • Saloon style louvered companionway doors and storage bag in cockpit locker
  • (2) SS cup holders in cockpit winch pods
  • Cockpit seat cushions with seat back cushions
  • All sail control lines led under deck through rope clutches at helm to electric Lewmar self-tailing winches
  • Line lockers outboard of wheel port and starboard to organize lines
  • Custom Morris fiberglass helm pedestal with engine controls, helm guard with chartplotter and binnacle
  • Custom removable varnished teak cockpit table with integrated copper lined icebox and fleece lined storage bag
  • Three LED courtesy lights in cockpit
  • Cockpit shower with hot/cold controls




Although most passengers will spend more time on deck than below, the warm interior is beautifully finished off and provides two full length settees, a double berth forward, an enclosed head and a simple galley – a comfortable place to get out of the sun or unexpected weather or to spend a night aboard.


  • All interior joinery is Herreshoff style with white bulkheads and gloss varnished mahogany trim, except the head, which is trimmed in oiled teak.
  • Painted v-groove overhead in main cabin
  • Satin finished teak and holly cabin sole
  • Espar diesel hot air heat system with vents in head and main cabin


Interior Ventilation:

  • (2) SS 3” cowl vents on varnished teak dorade boxes
  • Solar vent on the cabin top above the head compartment
  • (2) Hella 12v fans


Interior Lighting:

  • (5) Frigast “Cabin” wall-mounted chrome cabin lights with integral switches
  • (1) Imtra SS dome cabin lights with integral switch in head
  • (1) Imtra SS red/white dome light with integral switch in galley


Windows, Ports & Hatches:

  • Deckhouse portlights are toughened safety glass, frameless installation
  • Forward stainless steel cabin hatch is clad in varnished teak
  • Foredeck and cockpit hatches are flush fiberglass.
  • Saloon style removable companionway doors with storage bag in cockpit locker.




  • Isotherm 1.45 CUFT top loading 12VDC refrigerator with SS liner
  • Corian counter top
  • Mirror-polished undermounted stainless steel sink
  • Hot and cold pressure water with Scandvik single lever faucet.
  • Garbage bin
  • Drawers under counter with additional storage in lockers outboard and under the counter
  • Custom varnished mahogany fiddles with cutting board
  • Custom dish and glass storage in locker outboard of counter
  • 600 watt microwave installed in locker outboard of port settee




  • Vacuflush marine toilet plumbed to fresh water to reduce odor and increase usable size of holding tank
  • Holding tank monitor
  • Corian counter top with mirror-polished SS sink
  • Scandvik single lever fresh water faucet
  • High grade glass mirror with frame on forward bulkhead
  • Overhead dome light
  • Teak framed mirror on forward bulkhead
  • Storage in lockers outboard of sink and in drawer and locker below counter
  • Solar powered vent provides ventilation




  • Additional mount for removable table with storage behind settee seat backs
  • Shelves outboard of settees with lockers
  • Custom frameless opening to forward berth with bureau and locker for storage between settee and berth
  • Large opening hatch over berth provides abundant ventilation and incorporates recessed screen and shade




  • Yanmar 3YM20 x SD Saildrive unit, 3-cylinder, direct-injected, fresh water-cooled marine diesel engine, maximum 21 hp @3600 RPM.
  • Flex-O-Fold 16” two blade propeller
  • Fiberglass engine mount
  • Custom teak trimmed Morris instrument panel at the helm, includes ignition power, start button, stop button, audible alarms for cooling water high temperature and low lube oil pressure, and tachometer with illumination switch.
  • Edson single lever throttle with neutral safety switch located on the pedestal.
  • Engine box is fitted with Soundown Vinyl/Foam composite noise reduction insulation.
  • Racor model #220 spin-on fuel/water separator
  • 20-gallon aluminum fuel tank w/deck filler cap
  • 20-gallon Polyethylene waste holding tank with gravity drain to seacock
  • Snake River external tank level monitor
  • (2) 20-gallon PVC fresh water tanks w/deck filler caps (40 gallon total)
  • Shurflow fresh water pressure pump
  • 6 gallon hot stainless steel hot water tank
  • Scandvik telescoping shower faucet with hot and cold missing valve in cockpit
  • Whale diaphragm 12VDC bilge pump with removable strainer
  • Whale Gusher 10 manual bilge pump located near helm in cockpit
  • Edson wire rope/chain steering system with 34” varnished teak rim wheel
  • Carbon fiber/epoxy rudder with carbon fiber rudderpost
  • (2) Self-aligning rudder bearings and adjustable lip seal
  • Espar D2 Airtronic diesel hot air cabin heater with outlet in main cabin and head



  • 2) 12VDC AGM house batteries
  • Optima 1000M 60 Amp engine start battery
  • Mastervolt 90 Amp/12VDC alternator with multi-stage regulator for battery charging
  • Mastervolt 12 VDC distribution panel
  • 12v outlet at electrical panel
  • Dockside shore power system with 30A inlet and shore cord and AC electrical panel
  • Mastervolt 1200 watt Mass Combi inverter/charger
  • (3) 110v outlets in main cabin, by microwave and in galley




  • Garmin GPSMap 740s color chartplotter at helm
  • B&G H1000 wind and multi instrument displays
  • B&G H1000 autopilot
  • Airmar SC4500 ultrasonic speed sensor
  • VHF in main cabin with Command Mic in cockpit
  • Ritchie 5” compass




  • Carbon fiber mast by Hall Spars
  • Fractional rig with swept back spreaders
  • Leisurefurl main sail furling boom (furling line led back to helm)
  • Self-tacking jib on athwartships curved track
  • Harken MKIV 2 manual headsail furling unit
  • Standing rigging is Navtec SS rod
  • Stainelss steel turnbuckle covers
  • Sailtec stainless steel integral hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Forespar rigid vang
  • Running rigging is low-stretch New England Rope
  • Topping lift
  • Spinnaker halyard
  • Stainless steel turnbuckle covers




  • (2) Lewmar 40 electric two speed chrome self-tailing winches for main halyard, main furling line, main sheet, jib sheet, jib furling line and vang
  • Lewmar rope clutches at helm for lines to electric winches
  • (1) Lewmar 16 two speed chrome self-tailing winch on mast



  • Quantum Full Batten Fusion M4 Mainsail (2021)
  • Quantum Fusion M4 Furling Jib (2021)
  • North 3DL full batten main
  • North 3DL furling jib
  • North Asymmetrical spinnaker




  • Bruce 22 lb. anchor w/ 100’ Yale Brite Nylon rope, 6’ of chain
  • Dock lines and Fenders (w/fleece covers)
  • Aluminum boat hook
  • Varnished teak boat hook with storage chocks on cabin top



  • Emergency tiller
  • (2) Kidde Mariner 110 portable dry chemical fire extinguishers
  • Engine compartment “Fire Port”
  • Tool kit, Flare kit and Air Horn
  • (4) Adult Type II life jackets with storage bag
  • USCG Rules of the Road



  • Canvas pedestal and wheel cover
  • Varnished teak flagstaff and flag with SS socket welded to the backstay chainplate
  • 2-pc SS midship folding ladder w/PVC treads
  • Boat manuals
  • Canvas sun cover for cockpit and cabin
  • Full boat cover for use in water – covers boat to waterline


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