The Shannon 37 is the definition of a classic blue water cruising boat. Cutter rigged for ease of handling even in the most rugged seas, this timeless beauty is a rare find today. She is a marvelous ocean cruising boat. For the past 20 years she has sailed the waters of the Chesapeake Bay.
Builder: Shannon Boat Company, Bristol, RI/ Walter Schulz and Associates
LOA: 37.75 feet
LWL: 30.83 feet
Beam: 11.5 feet
Displacement: 17500 pounds
Ballast: 7000 pounds
Draft: 4'3 centerboard up
8'9" centerboard down
Yanmar 4JHE – 44 horsepower
Fuel: 70 gallons
Water: 2 X 50 gal.
Holding Tank 15 gallons
Propane: two 10#
Hot Water: 6 gallons
120 volt/ engine heat exchanger
Simpson-Lawrence 45# cqr anchor w/ 300' of eight strand Yale nylon spliced into 95' of 5/16 HT galvanized chain.
20 Danforth Performance anchor by West with 175' of 5/8" three strand nylon spliced into 25 feet of 3/8” chain.
12 Volt Ideal V2C windlass with capstan and wildcat.
Deck wash pump, Par Max 4.
Deck wash valve by New Found Metals.
Deck and Hull
Deck and hull joint bolted and glued with teak bulwark.
Teak and stainless rub rails.
26.5”-inch-high lifeline stanchions.
All seacocks are bronze by Spartan Marine.
Two manual bilge pumps. One in cockpit and one under the seat at the navigator’s station
Lifelines: uncovered 1/4" ss rigging wire.
Varnished teak handrails on cabin top sides, w/ Sunbrella sun covers.
Custom awning, with side curtains, from mast to fore stay.
Custom (Soca Sails, Trinidad) boom awning, with side curtains, from mast to cockpit.
Six large docking cleats.
West Marine G-5 Gunwale Mount SS boarding ladder. Mounts on either side, for use when “Monitor” is on.
Custom SS stern boarding ladder w/teak, rungs. For use when “Monitor” is not on.
Two docking fenders plus a fender board.
Sails, Spars and Rigging
Rig Type: Cutter, dual headstays w/removable inner forestay & fixed intermediate backstays (no runners needed). Single spreader. One forestay has a Harken Unit 2 roller furling and the other has Profurl LC32 roller furling.
P (boom to top of mast) 40.00'
E (boom length) 16.00'
I (deck to top of mast) 45.75'
J (mast to stem head) 17.25'
Mainsail is by Doyle with the stack Pack system.
Mainsail area: 346 sq. ft.; Full battens, 3 reef points.
135% Genoa by Mack Sails made with Marblehead Dacron cloth and Sunbrella sun cover.
Yankee by Doyle with area about 230 sq. Ft.; on the 2nd headstay. ProFurl furler.
Staysail by North with area: 137 sq. ft.; Hank on inner forestay, Custom Sunbrella bag
North Cruising Spinnaker w/snuffer sock
Standing Rigging: Navtec Solid S/S rod.
Spare ss wire for emergency stay, long enough for any single stay.
Backstay SSB antenna insulators.
Spar-Tite one-piece mast wedge system. Custom made mast boot.
Primary winches: 2 Lewmar #43 2-sp ST
Secondary winches: 2 Lewmar #30 2-sp ST
Mainsheet winch: 1 Lewmar #40 2-sp ST
Lewmar #8 reefing winch mounted on boom.
2 #30 ST 2-sp Lewmar winches mounted on mast for main and genoa halyards.
2 #16 Lewmar winches mounted on mast for staysail and yankee halyards.
All running rigging lengths and thicknesses available.
Cockpit with seating area cushions for seven or eight people.
Tie downs for life raft.
Attachments for harnesses.
Edson steering pedestal with chain to wire cable. Teak/SS ship’s wheel.
Attachments for Autohelm 3000 self-steering. Attachments for Monitor self-steering. Includes light air vane, regular vane and spare parts kit. With full documentation and manuals.
Hand bilge pump for emergencies.
Vented propane locker with two 10# tanks. Single Stage LP gas regulator.
Access to top of rudder shaft for emergency tiller steering.
Lazarette locker for storage and access to engine, transmission, Espar D1L, 6150 BTU, heater (with manual), steering quadrant and, 6 gal. Stainless steel Isotemp hot water heater (Model 6251) run on either 120V-AC or an Engine coolant loop.
Two cuddy lockers.
Custom teak cockpit table.
Custom dodger, with leather covered grab rail on aft edge.
Racor 200FG primary fuel filter/water separator, fuel line shut off valves for changing filters.
Drip-free shaft packing in stuffing box.
Engine room has a Fireboy Automatic Halon 1301 system.
Propeller is a Federal three blade Tru-pitch.
Large chain locker forward with easy access to rodes and windlass.
V-berth forward: sleeps two, has four storage lockers, two shelves and two drawers.
There are two storage areas under the v-berth.
There are lights attached to the bulkhead and over the shelves on each side.
Head on starboard side w/three (3) storage lockers.
Wilcox-Crittenden “Junior 51”/”Imperial” 51 Type 3 head with some spare parts.
Pressurized hot/cold spigot at head sink.
Full length mirror on bulkhead.
Shower sump pump: Jabsco 12560
Teak grate on shower sole
Storage across from head includes a shelf and 2 lockers. Both lockers are cedar lined. One is a hanging locker.
Port & Starboard settees, slide-out to sleep 1 port, 2 stbd. Both settees have lee cloths for sea berths. Settees have storage under and behind, including bookshelves (one with custom cane doors). There is a 50-gallon SS water tank under each settee.
Custom teak drop-leaf salon table with tall bottle stowage inside.
4 Large, 6 Medium, 2 Small opening bronze Spartan Marine ports with removeable screens.
2 large custom deck hatches that can open facing forward or aft. Strong dogs on all 4 corners of hatches. They both have removeable screens.
Four deck vents, teak dorade boxes with cowls.
Bronze cover plates to seal deck vents inside and out. Sunbrella sun covers for dorade boxes.
Aft End of Main Cabin
The starboard side contains the galley which is described next.
The port side contains a wet locker with shelf and storage above. The storage contains the radar.
Aft of the wet locker is the nav station with electrical panel on the outboard side.
Under the nav station is storage for companion way boards (custom built) and several small items.
Aft of the electrical panel and below it is storage area.
Locker under companionway steps above engine.
Aft on the port side is a quarter berth. The fuel tank and a storage locker is under the berth. There is access to the stern of the boat at the aft end of the quarter berth.
Double S/S sink.
Pressurized hot/cold spigot at galley sink
Foot pump spigot at galley sink, Whale Gusher MKIII
Manual seawater/ice box drain pump at galley sink. Pump by PAR ITT Jabsco. Y-valve under sink selects source.
PAR ITT Jabsco Model 36800-series pump for pressure water in galley and head.
Tasco Marine model 555LP Gas Galley stove/oven, 3-burner w/oven & broiler. With full documentation and manual.
LP Gas storage: 2 x 11 lb. tanks under cockpit helm seat, Gas locker w/overboard drain/vent
LP Gas Control: Marinetics Model 580 Control Panel (with full documentation and manual), Marinetics Model 581 Solenoid (with full documentation and manual),Trident pressure gauge in propane locker.
SS safety bar in front of stove
Custom cover for stove top to expand counter space.
Custom tray to fill the area outboard of stove.
Safety strap for cook with SS padeyes
Refrigeration box (top loading), approximately 7 cu ft, 4-1/2" to 5-1/2" of foam insulation
Refrigeration by Sea Frost. Engine drive and 110-volt shore assist system.
Refrigerator condenser is in the engine compartment for access in replacing zincs.
Nine (9) storage lockers and drawers.
Marinetics Master Power Control Panel Model 600.
DC breaker panel with 12 load breakers, house/start battery switch, house/start battery voltmeter.
Marinetics accessory control panel model 605 with 6 circuit breakers.
Engine alternator is by Hitachi with built in voltage regulator. I think it is 60-amp output.
Back-up alternator is a 100-amp 5BF Silver Bullet, by Cruising Equipment Co.
Alternator regulator for the Silver Bullet is a Balmar ARS-4.
Two group 24 batteries in parallel for house use.
One group 27 starting battery.
Guest model 2610 10 amp on board battery charger.
ProSine 1000/1800 true sine wave output inverter.
LineGard Equipment Leakage Current Interrupter (ELCI)
Yacht Corrosion Consultants “Zinc Saver II).
Foredeck/Steaming light combination light by Aqua Signal.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but 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.