2000 FARRIER F-36

£120,000 tax paid

The ultimate ocean-going performance trimaran

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelFarrier F-36
DesignerIain Farrier
Boat NameHei Mata
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
Tax/VAT StatusTax paid
LyingInverness, United Kingdom


LOA11.2m (36'0")
LWL10.88m (35'0")
Beam7.95m (26'0")
Draft1.95m (6'0")
Hull ConstructionEpoxy foam sandwich
EngineYanmar 3YM30AE 29hp
Keel TypeDaggerboard

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    The ultimate ocean-going performance trimaran from the board of much-revered multihull expert Iain Farrier.


    Described by Farrier as a true ocean-going cruiser the Farrier F-36 was the flag ship of the farrier design stable. The ocean going, cruising multihull is capable of being demounted for road transportation providing huge versatility for an ocean capable boat. The Farrier F-36 with its highly efficient fractional rig is easily handled by a small crew from the cockpit in even the most arduous conditions.

    An aft cabin version of the Farrier F-36 ‘HEI MATAU’ has proven to be to be the ideal ocean cruiser with her current owner having crossed the Atlantic several times along with multiple cruises to Scandinavia. Offering spacious below decks accommodation she has a maximum of 7 berths with a large heads compartment included a dedicated full standing head height shower stall. Benefitting from re-fits in 2007 and 2016/17 her comprehensive inventory includes:
    • Post construction assessment completed in the UK, fully certified for the requirements of the EC Recreational Craft Directive.
    • FRP constructed hull and floats, constructed as one piece with integrated deck constructed in epoxy laminate foam sandwich construction.
    • Retractable dagger board, timber framed epoxy laminate sheathed
    • Hinged spade rudder, timber framed epoxy laminate sheathed
    • Yanmar 3YM30AE, 29hp @ 3,200rpm. Installed new 2016
    • Dripless type sterngland (2016)
    • Brunton 2 blade folding prop, Gori 3 blade folding prop – as spare
    • 230VAC shore power system – Rewired 2017 with new hardware
    • Raymarine i60 tri-data Depth/Speed/Log display (2016)
    • Raymarine i60 Wind system (2016)
    • Raymarine i70 repeater display (2016)
    • Raymarine a-series a65 with digital radar scanner on mast (2016)
    • Standard Horizon CP500 Chart Plotter
    • Icom IC-M601 DSCVHF
    • Comar CSB200 Class B AIS Transponder
    • Icom SSB receiver
    • Force 10 gas range cooker, 3 burner and oven
    • Soleboards of plywood with teak and holly laminate finish (2007)
    • Fully re-upholstered 2016
    • Stainless steel wire standing rigging (2007)
    • Profurl B35S roller reefing system on forestay (2007)
    • Mainsail, Genoa and Screetcher all manufactured by Saturn Sails and fitted for 2016 season
    • Stackpack type mainsail cover with mast boot and lazyjacks (2021, not used as yet)
    • Sprayhood
    • Cockpit tent (2017)
    • Lofrans Project 1000 windlass with chain gypsy and warping drum. Foot button controls on foredeck (2016)
    • 2016 survey report available upon request.

    Lying afloat on her berth at Inverness Marina the Farrier F-36 HEI MATAU is available for viewing by prior arrangement.


    Ian Farrier first started sailing multihulls virtually by accident. As a twenty year old New Zealand engineering student and monohull sailor, looking for a keelboat to do some offshore cruising he couldn’t find anything suitable. After searching an unfinished 30’ trimaran project was purchased, following a comprehensive two year rebuild it was launched in 1969. Although not the perfect boat is sowed the seed for his future career.

    In 1972 he arrived in Brisbane, Australia, where the growing popularity of the monohull trailer sailer was noted while crewing on a local trimaran. A trailerable trimaran appeared to have many advantages over trailerable monohulls, so he decided to look at what could be done. The Farrier Folding System™ was then invented, patented, and the prototype Trailertri 18 was built and launched in 1974. It worked beautifully and he then built five more Trailertris of various sizes, while trying out many different configurations. Over this period the folding trailerable trimaran slowly began to establish itself as a practical and exciting option, to eventually become one of the fastest growing segments of sailing.

    In 1984 Ian and his family moved to Chula Vista (San Diego), where financial backing had been found to set up Corsair Marine. He then designed the F-27, built the prototype, and developed and established Corsair’s full production system and quality controls. With 100 boats being produced every year, and an excellent reputation established, it was time to concentrate on new designs, so he resigned from Corsair in 1991, and moved to Bellevue (Seattle). Corsair was subsequently licensed to build the F-24, F-28 and F-31 designs, in a productive ongoing relationship, though rocky at times, with varying ownership/management at Corsair.



    RCD Status:
    • The Farrier F36 ‘HEI MATAU’ has undergone post construction assessment in the UK and is fully certified for the requirements of the EC Recreational Craft Directive
    • The boat has been classed as category A

    Hull and Deck Construction:
    • FRP constructed hull and floats, constructed as one piece with integrated deck
    • Epoxy laminate foam sandwich construction
    • PVC foam core
    • Knitted bi-axial glass cloth
    • Uni-directional Kevlar stiffening in way of high load areas
    • Alloy lifting points bonded into hull laminate
    • Plywood cored outrigger beams with epoxy laminate sheathing.
    • Stainless steel bolts to secure beams to floats and hull

    Keel & Rudder:
    • Retractable dagger board, timber framed epoxy laminate sheathed
    • Dagger board retracted and extended manually
    • Hinged spade rudder, timber framed epoxy laminate sheathed


    • Yanmar 3YM30AE marine diesel engine (2016)
    • 29hp @ 3,200rpm
    • 3 cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled
    • RCD 2 / EPA Tier 3 compliant
    • Mechanical reversing marine gearbox
    • Single lever morse control

    Maintenance & Performance:
    • Engine last serviced April 2022
    • Engine running hours recorded 744hrs at May 2022
    • Cruising speed under engine 7kts

    Propulsion & Steering:
    • Stainless steel propshaft
    • Dripless type stern gland (2016)
    • P-bracket
    • Brunton 2 blade folding prop
    • Gori 3 blade folding prop – as spare
    • Cable driven wheel steering
    • Stainless steel steering wheel with leather cover



    Voltage systems:
    • 12VDC onboard power system
    • 230VAC shore power system – Rewired 2017 with new hardware

    Battery Banks:
    • Domestic Battery Bank – 2x 12V, 80Ah, lead acid
    • Engine Battery Bank – 1x 12V, 80Ah, lead acid
    • Single engine driven alternator
    • 14VDC, 120amp

    Battery Monitoring:
    • NASA BM-1 battery monitor
    • Voltmeter on switch panel

    Shore Power:
    • Single 16 amp connection
    • Extension lead to connect to shore supply
    • RCD protected system
    • Ring main, battery charger, water tank heater

    • 12VDC charging sockets


    Fresh Water:
    • Pressurised hot and cold water system
    • Mixer taps in galley and heads
    • Shower in heads
    • Calorifier, heated by engine and 230VAC heating element

    Bilge Pumps:
    • Manual Bilge Pump
    • Electric Bilge Pump


    • Single diesel tank
    • Stainless steel tank located below starboard saloon settee
    • Approximate capacity 100ltrs

    Fresh Water:
    • Single fresh water tanks.
    • GRP constructed tank located beneath outboard section of port saloon settee
    • Approximate capacity 200ltrs

    Tank Monitoring:
    • Analogue gauges at chart table for water tank and fuel tank


    On Deck:
    • Depth/Speed/Log – Raymarine i60 tri-data display (2016)
    • Wind – Raymarine i60 (2016)
    • Repeater – Raymarine i70 repeater display (2016)
    • Chart Plotter – Standard Horizon CP500

    Below Decks:
    • Chartplotter/Radar – Raymarine a-series a65 with digital radar scanner on mast (2016)
    • GPS – Garmin GPS65

    Communications Equipment:
    • DSCVHF – Icom IC-M601
    • AIS – Comar CSB200 Class B AIS Transponder
    • SSB – Icom receiver
    • Handheld VHF – Standard Horizon HX270E


    • Galley Stove – Force 10 gas range cooker, 3 burner and oven
    • Double stainless steel sink
    • Mixer tap

    • Heads – Jabsco Manual marine toilet
    • Wash hand basin
    • Mixer tap
    • Shower

    • Overhead and bulkhead mounted lighting throughout
    • Additional battery powered deckhead mounted lights in aft cabin

    • Boss Marine CD/Radio with auxiliary input.
    • Speakers in saloon and cockpit


    Summary of Accommodation:
    • Open plan living space
    • Double cabin forward
    • Large heads compartment with shower stall
    • Saloon providing up to 4 occasional berths
    • Galley
    • Nav Station
    • Twin aft cabin, converting to a double.

    Accommodation Finish:
    • Interior furniture unit constructed of GRP sandwich laminate moulding and panels
    • Furniture bases, hull sides and deck heads all finished with carpet linings
    • Hardwood trims to finish around lockers and furniture detailing
    • Soleboards of plywood with teak and holly laminate finish (2007)
    • Fully re-upholstered 2016
    • Fitted passage covers for saloon and starboard aft bunk

    Description of Accommodation from Forward:

    Forward Cabin:
    • Double cabin forward.
    • Double V-berth at forward end of cabin with standing room aft.
    • Shelves running along outboard sided of berth aft.
    • Cave locker storage compartment aft of bunk port and starboard
    • Sail locker beneath bunk with access below from aft.
    • Heads access from aft end of cabin to port
    • Passage way extending aft to saloon with hanging locker outboard to starboard.

    • Accessed from port side of forward cabin.
    • Aft facing manual marine toilet located at forward end.
    • Countertop with inset wash hand basin outboard of heads
    • Vanity lockers above countertop aft
    • Shower stall at aft end of compartment with dedicated showerhead fitting
    • Drying rail within shower stall

    • Passageway fore and aft slightly offset to starboard
    • Bench settee to starboard, fitted with lee cloth for use as single bunk. Back rest lifts to increase bunk width and create additional berth or storage shelf above.
    • Saloon table with wrap around U-shaped settee to port.
    • Saloon table drops down with infill cushion to create occasional double berth
    • Cave locker storage beneath forward and aft inboard sections of port saloon settee
    • Storage shelf outboard of settee back to port with cave locker forward.

    • To port side of companionway.
    • L-shaped galley
    • Gimbal mounted gas cooker outboard aft
    • Double stainless steel sink inboard forward with worktop outboard
    • Worktop extending aft of cooker with top loading larder locker beneath
    • Roller door fronted lockers outboard of worktop.
    • Lockers beneath sink and cooker

    Nav Station / Passageway aft
    • To starboard side of companionway into main cabin
    • Linear outboard facing chart table
    • Ships switch panel, chart plotter, VHF and stereo mounted outboard of chart table
    • Chart storage within tabletop
    • Cave lockers beneath tabletop
    • Crawl-thru passageway to aft cabin extending aft from nav station.
    • Escape hatch within hull side in crawl-thru
    • Inboard side panel is removable to provide full access to the engine space.

    Aft Cabin:
    • Accessible via companionway from aft end of cockpit or through passageway on starboard side aft of nav station.
    • Twin single berths in V-berth layout with cushion to create large double spanning full width of cabin.
    • Storage shelves running the length of the bunks outboard with netting storage pouches mounted on the cabin sides above shelves.
    • Storage lockers beneath bunks, forward sections accessible without lifting bunk bases.


    • Deck mounted, double spreader, fractional sloop rig
    • Alloy mast and spars with mast finished in white paint
    • Stainless steel wire standing rigging (2007)
    • Profurl B35S roller reefing system on forestay (2007)
    • Harken mast track and cars for fully battened mainsail
    • Harken flexible furler for screecher
    • Rod kicker
    • Running backstays with Harken block and tackle tensioners
    • Folding bow sprit with Harken flexible furler rigged for Screecher/Asymmetric
    • Harken mainsheet track and car system with Harken block and tackle
    • Harken genoa tracks and cars with barber hauls to adjust sheeting angles
    • Harken ball bearing foot blocks for lines running aft
    • Harken ball bearing deck organisers
    • Harken Spinnaker/Screecher track and car system

    • Primary Winches – 2x Harken 48, Self-tailing, two-speed
    • Secondary – 2x Harken 48, Self-tailing, two-speed
    • Halyard Winches – 2x Harken 48, Self-tailing, two-speed

    • Mainsail – Square top, loose foot, tri-radial cut. Saturn Sails (2015)
    • Jib – Roller reefing, tri-radial cut. UV strip. Saturn Sails (2015)
    • Screecher – Furling on flexible Harken furler with torsion rope. Saturn Sail (2015)
    • Asymmetric Spinnaker
    • Working Jib
    • Heavy weather jib
    • Tri-Sail – Never used
    • Storm Jib – Never used

    • Stainless steel pulpit rail
    • Single bow roller for anchor offset to port side of bow
    • Heavy duty mooring fairlead offset to port and starboard sides of bow
    • Stainless steel mooring cleats mounted on foredeck, forward end of port and starboard floats and aft end of central hull.
    • Outriggers at forward and aft ends to secure floats to hull
    • Nets between hulls
    • Access into port and starboard hulls via opening deck hatches located forward, midships and aft
    • Running backstays mounted on outboard hulls aft
    • Stainless steel grabrails running along outboard edges of hull coachroof
    • Sprayhood fitted over companionway
    • Moulded instrument pod over companionway forward.
    • Primary and halyard winches located under sprayhood to port and starboard sides of companionway
    • Secondary winches mounted on coamings outboard of cockpit
    • U-shaped wrap around cockpit seating
    • Centrally mounted steering pedestal with stainless steel grabrail
    • Instrument pod mounted on grabrail above pedestal
    • Cave lockers within coamings.
    • Cockpit locker beneath port cockpit seat.
    • Companionway to access aft cabin located aft of cockpit centrally
    • Short section of deck extending aft of cockpit.
    • Stainless steel port and starboard pushpit rails with built in ‘G&T’ seats
    • Sugar scoop style transom with access to steering gear beneath
    • Folding swimming ladder mounted on transom

    Canvas Work:
    • Mainsail cover – Stackpack type cover with mast boot and lazyjacks (2021, not used as yet)
    • Sprayhood
    • Cockpit tent (2017)
    • Fitted set of cockpit cushions
    • Cover for aft cabin companionway with cushion in top section to create helm seat
    • Halyard bags in cockpit

    Anchoring & Mooring:
    • Electric Windlass – Lofrans Project 1000 windlass with chain gypsy and warping drum. Foot button controls on foredeck (2016)
    • Bower Anchor – Fortress with chain and warp rode
    • Mooring warps – Selection
    • Fenders - Selection

    • Yamaha 2.8m dinghy, hard transom, inflatable floor panel
    • Outboard – Mercury 5hp, two-stroke


    General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.

    Navigation Lights:
    • Masthead tri-colour
    • Steaming light
    • Low level navigation light
    • Deck flood light

    Life saving:
    • EPIRB – ACR RapidFix 406 – Battery requires replacement
    • KIM MOB rescue sling
    • Danbouy
    • Horseshoe buoy with light x2
    • Throwing line

    Viewing arrangements

    Lying, Inverness, Scotland

    Available to view strictly by appointment

    Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00
    Saturday by prior appointment

    For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact us.

    Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.

    Lead Broker: Mark Cameron
    Tel: Mobile: +44 (0)7988 763254
    Email: mark@grabauinternational.com

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