The Dehler 36 CWS, a fractional sloop, was designed by E.G. van de Stadt and built in Germany by Dehler Yachts.
The Dehler 36 CWS is a 36-foot fractional sloop that has a sleek and modern look. It has a long waterline, a low-profile cabin, a high-performance 7/8 rig and a bulb fin keel and an elliptical spade rudder. The boat is built in a composite design, which means that it has a sandwich construction of fibreglass and balsa core for strength and lightness.
The Dehler 36 CWS is a fast and agile sailboat that handles well in various wind and sea conditions. It has low water resistance values and high righting moments, which make it stable and responsive. The boat is suitable for both racing and cruising, as it offers good performance and comfort. The boat can accommodate up to six people in two double cabins and two single berths in the saloon.
The Dehler 36 CWS has a spacious and luxurious interior with a saloon that can seat six people comfortably. The table can be lowered to create an extra berth if needed. At the foot of the companionway steps on the port side there is a long galley that has a two-burner stove with an oven, a double sink, a refrigerator, and plenty of storage space.
The forward cabin has a V-shaped double berth with storage underneath, a hanging locker, and shelves. There is also an opening hatch for ventilation and light. The aft cabin has another double berth with storage underneath, a hanging locker, shelves, and an opening portlight.
The navigation station is located on the starboard side opposite the galley. It has a large chart table with drawers, a seat with storage underneath, an electrical panel, and instruments. There is also a wet locker next to the companionway for storing foul weather gear.
Hull and Deck
The hull of the Dehler 36 CWS is made of fibreglass reinforced plastic (FRP) with balsa core sandwich construction. The deck is also made of FRP with balsa core sandwich construction and has an anti-slip surface. The hull-deck joint is bonded and bolted for extra strength.
The deck layout of the Dehler 36 CWS is designed for easy handling and safety. The cockpit is large and comfortable, with high coamings, teak seats, and stowage lockers.
The wheel steering is mounted on a pedestal that has an instrument panel, engine controls, compass, drink holders, and grab rail.
The central winch system is located behind the wheel pedestal and consists of two electric self-tailing winches that can be operated by foot switches or remote control. The winches control all halyards, sheets, reefing lines, vang, outhaul, backstay tensioner, traveller, etc.
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