Used Mao Ta Oceanic Cutter Sailboat For Sale 25 pictures

Edwards Yacht Sales presents this Cutter 1979 Mao TA Oceanic boat for sale.

  • This Mao TA Oceanic offered at $39,000
  • Powered by single Yanmar 4HJE / 56 hp
  • The boat located in Fort Myers Beach, Florida (map below) and ready for viewing
  • The listing has been updated and on a market since Jun 10th 2021

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1979 Moa Ta Cutter

The seller has owned her for 30 years.

A Bob Perry design in line with the Tayana and Baba this vessel is a full displacement canoe hull that has and will go where you want it to. And it is equipped to leave on its next journey. This boat has many extras

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name

LOA: 36 ft 2 in
Beam: 11 ft 2 in
LWL: 32 ft 6 in
Displacement: 28000 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 53 ft 0 in

Total Power: 56 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2001
Engine Model: 4HJE
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Center
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 56 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: 2 Stainless steel (75 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 2 (50 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 (50 Gallons)

Number of single berths: 1
Number of double berths: 3
Number of cabins: 1
Number of heads: 1

Plotter - Garmin 546
Compass - 2 compass
VHF - Horizon - with cockpit mic
Radar - Raymarine
Cockpit speakers

Fully battened mainsail
Furling genoa

Steering wheel

Inside Equipment
Electric bilge pump
Battery charger
Air conditioning - portable hatch unit with baffles and cover
Marine head
Deep freezer

Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet - 30 amp - 3 power cords
Electrical Circuit: 110V

Outside Equipment/Extras
Teak cockpit
Wind generator - Silent Wind
Cockpit cushions
Swimming ladder - stainless steel - extends 3 below waterline
Outboard engine brackets
Liferaft - certified
Electric windlass

Bimini Top
Mainsail cover
Genoa cover
Spray hood

General Information

The Mao Ta 36 had its roots in the Robert Perry designed Hans Christian 34, which was modified to become the Hans Christian 36 and the Union 36.

Willie Ma was working at Union Shipyards when he contacted Robert Perry to make a modification to the Union 36. Willie took the designs and started his own shipyard at Kaohsiung, Taiwan called Mao Ta Lumber and Yacht.

The design change was a keel modification sometimes referred to as the Brewer Bite.

The construction of the hull is one-piece solid Fiberglass laminated that was hand laid. The chain plates and keel were re-enforced. The cast-iron ballast is securely molded into the keel.

Interior Layout

H eading down the companionway you will notice the beautiful cherry trimmed interior. The bright airy atmosphere is compliment from the butterfly hatches located mid salon. Alborada does not have a built-in air conditioner, but the owner has a portable unit, with the baffles and cover, that fits securely into one wing of the butterfly hatch.

The U shape galley, located to the port side has a double deep stainless steel sink unit, a three-burner propane stove/oven and an A dler-Barbour 12V fridge/freezer - easily powered by the solar/wind generator units.

The starboard side has the chart table with a quarter berth located behind it.

Moving forward there is a lounge beach with a pilot berth located above it. The port side has a full settee, the owner is a blue water, long distance sailor and have made modification, that when needed, will create a secure sea berth, for a peaceful rest on a long voyage.

Heading forward towards the V berth you will pass the marine head. It has a 50-gallon holding tank.

This boat is perfect of a couple that is looking at spending a great deal of time on the water

The engine compartment is located behind the staircase of the companionway. The vessel was repowered in 2001 with a 56hp -Yamar 4HJE engine. Since 2019 the heat exchange ,coupler and cutlass bearing has been replaced. The engine has 4771 hours on it.

There is a propane sniffer pressure water and a two way water heater.

Electronics and Electricals

The navigational electronics include:

Garmin 564 color chart plotter with Sea Talk, Raymarine radar, Horizon VHF radio with a extension cockpit microphone. The chartplotter and radar units are mounted a hinged bracket that allows viewing in the cockpit and below deck.

The electrical system consists of:

30 amp shore power with 3 power cables

2 solar panels, Silent Wind wind generator feeding into a master controller that regulate the voltage going into the 6 6V house batteries. There is also a 12V starting battery.

Magnum battery charger/ inverter

Ground Tackle, Rigging and Sails

The ground tackle consists of:

Ideal 12V windlass

55lb Delta anchor with 200 of chain

35lb CQR with 50 of chain 200 of line rode

35 Danforth

The rigging is estimated at being at least 10 years old and has been regularly inspected .

The sails consist of:

Full batten Mainsail

130% furling Genoa

Cutter Stay Sail

The sails are in good condition.

Deck and Safety

T he deck is solid fiberglass. The bimini and dodger are in exceptionally good condition. There is both clear and opaque side curtains. The running rigging is in good shape.

There is a crane for raising a dinghy engine with holder on deck for it.

Still certified Viking 6 man life raft, man over board life ring and a ditch bag The boat has jack lines for rough sailing.

Broker Note

This boat was designed for blue water sailing and can easily be ready to undertake a major passage. The owner has had the boat for 30 years and all the equipment need for a journey is include.

It is a dry boat and with its deep cockpit, canoe shape hull with a full keel displacement it is a very safe cutter to sail. The owner has brought it down from the Great Lakes and has sailed the Bahamas and Caribbean islands. It just might be the right time for you to venture out and live the dream.


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.

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Approximate boat location – Fort Myers Beach, Florida

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