36' 5" (11.10m)

yatco anchor icon

2002 36' 5" BENETEAU Cruising Sailboat 361 Marblehead Massachusetts United States
$84,900 USD

The 2002 36' 5" BENETEAU 361 Cruising/Racing Sailboat Cruising Sailboat Saorsa is a sail boat for sale located in Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States.

Saorsa is an excellent example of the popular Beneteau 361.   She is extremely clean, well maintained and well equipped.  Saorsa includes a 2013 Yanmar diesel with low hours and will be delivered with a new dodger in the Spring of 2021.

The 361 features a remarkably roomy two-stateroom layout with a full-size galley and a large head with a standalone shower.  The in-mast furling main with lines led aft make her easy to sail short-handed, and the roomy cockpit with a walk through transom to a swim platform are great for family cruising.  There is minimal exterior teak and all systems are easily accessible, so you'll spend less time maintaining and more time sailing. Now's the time!

Contact the yacht broker to receive more information or schedule a showing of this 2002 36' 5" BENETEAU 361 Cruising Sailboat Cruising/Racing Sailboat Saorsa yacht for sale in Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA today!

Get more information on this listing

LENGTH 36' 5" (11.10m)
BUILT 2002
BEAM 12' 6" (3.81m)
DRAFT 5' (1.52m)
DISPLACEMENT 25,580,000 Lbs
LOCATION Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA
Get more information on this listing


Full Description


Saorsa features a nicely appointed 2-stateroom interior with total accommodations for 7. Key features include a large head with separate shower, a fully equipped galley with loads of counter space, a forward-facing nav station, and an expansive main salon. Five deck hatches and 10 opening portlights let in plenty of light and air.

Starting forward: 

Large V-berth forward with overhead shelves port & starboard. Changing seat to port and hanging locker to starboard.  Custom foam pad mattress overlay for V-berth with added pillow-top, and a Froli spring set underneath the mattress.  Overhead hatch and two ports for light & ventilation.  

The large main cabin features a C-shaped dinette to starboard that converts to a double berth and a Settee to port for an additional single berth.
Storage under and lockers outboard.  A varnished teak dining table seats up to 6, and slides up and down the compression post to either free up space in the salon when up, or down as a filler to form a larger berth.  Overhead hatch, hull ports and opening ports provide ample light & air.
All windows in the main cabin have curtains. All hatches have screens and shade covers.
Just aft to port is a dedicated forward facing nav station with curved seat.

The large U-shaped galley is aft to port at the base of the companionway. Features include:
- Force TeN gimbaled 2 burner LPG stove with oven.
- Adler Barbour Freezer/Refrigeration with top load and side load.
- Factory installed microwave oven
- Double Stainless sinks with H/C pressure water and cutting board covers.
- Large dry storage locker.
- Dedicated locker for trash bin.
- Storage lockers and shelves outboard.

Across from the Galley to starboard is a large clean head, featuring:
- Manual Jabsco Toilet.
- 20 gallon Holding tank, with Y-valve & macerator pump for O/B discharge.
- Separate shower stall with dedicated sump.
- Vanity with sink, cabinet, counter & mirror.

Just aft of the head is the private Master Stateroom featuring a large 6'6" queen size berth. There is a hanging locker forward, 2 ports and an overhead hatch.  

Electrical Equipment
  • 1 - 12 volt starting battery
  • 4 – 6 volt house batteries
  • 30 amp shore power
  • Sentry 20 battery charger
  • Selector switch
  • Powerfilm rollable solar panel
  • Pulse-width modulation regulator for solar panel
  • 6 gallon H/W heater
  • Electric Bilge Pump
  • Macerater Pump
  • JVC AM-FM radio/CD player w/ interior & cockpit speakers
  • Wired for mast omni-directional TV antenna

Electronics & Navigation
  • Raytheon ST-60 Tridata System
  • Raytheon ST-60 Tridata Wind System
  • Raytheon Radar System
  • Raymarine ST-6000+ belowdecks Autopilot
  • Garmin 192C GPS plotter
  • Standard Horizon Eclipse VHF at nav station
  • Separate Standard Horizon Matrix AIS/GPS with dedicated antenna mounted at helm. Includes AIS receive only.
  • Electric fog horn wired to VHF for automatic signaling
  • Plastimo Compass

Deck Equipment


  • Stainless bow roller forward.
  • Plow-style anchor with approx. 25' of chain and 200' of 3-strand nylon rode.
  • Secondary Fortress anchor with chain & line.
  • Lewmar electric windlass
  • Large anchor locker with opening deck hatch.
  • Anchor wash-down hose on fordeck


  • 5 Opening Hatches on deckhouse.
  • 9 Opening ports
  • 1 Cowl vent
  • Stern-mounted Kato stainless steel engine lift
  • Edson outboard motor mount on stern rail


  • Teak cockpit seating for 8
  • Drop down helm seat for walk-through to swim platform.
  • Wheel steering with instrument pod on the pedestal
  • Primary winches within reach of the helm
  • Varnished teak drop-leaf cockpit table
  • Fold-up adjustable cushions for the cockpit
  • H/C shower on swim platform
  • Fold down swim ladder
  • Propane locker in dedicated cockpit locker
  • Large Lazarette to port
  • Stern quarter seats port & starboard
  • Mechanical bilge pump within reach of helm


  • New Dodger to be delivered for 2021 season
  • Bimini with side panels fo form full enclosure (needs connector panel between dodger & bimini)
  • Helm cover

Sails & Rigging


  • Neil Pryde in-mast furling mainsail
  • Neil Pryde 135% Genoa with Pro-furl furling system


  • Double Spreader Masthead sloop rig, deck stepped.
  • Z-spar in-mast furler
  • Profurl Jib furler
  • Rigid boom vang
  • Lewmar Mainsheet hardware
  • Halyards led aft to cockpit through line clutches
  • Mast-top pigstick for burgee
  • mast head windex


  • Lewmar 44 S/T 2-speed primaries (2)
  • Lewmar 30 S/T 2-speed halyard/reef winches on deckhouse (2)

  • 3 Fenders & adequate dock lines
  • Flares
  • Pack of four CG approved life jackets
  • Winch handles
  • Spreader halyard and radar reflector
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Boat hook
  • American flag
  • Oil lamp
  • Misc. repair parts, oil, lines, etc.

NOTE: personal items not included, some may appear in photos.

Listing Marketed by

Sam Pollard
Sailboats Northeast Inc.
20 Doaks Lane P. O. Box 924 Marblehead, Massachusetts, 01945 USA

I'm interested in Saorsa

Share With Your Friends


Call Broker

Sam Pollard
Sailboats Northeast Inc.