The Boat

Boat Lancer 36
Year 1983
LOA 36.17′ / 11.02m
LWL 29.00′ / 8.84m
Beam 11.75′ / 3.58m
Draft 6.20′ / 1.83m
Displacement 10,500 lbs
Hull Speed 7.2 Knots
Designer Bill Lee
PHRF (NFS) 147
Engine Yanmar 3GMD
Mast 43′ 6″
Forestay 45′ 4″

Billabong is a 1983 Lancer 36. The Lancer 36 is a great boat both for racing and cruising in the Pacific Northwest. The Lancer 36 is modeled after Chutzpah, a Bill Lee design. Chutzpah won the Transpac race twice.

The Lancer 36 has a unique cabin layout. Instead of the traditional vberth that area has been transformed into a large settee. This opens up an amazing amount of space. Great for cruising with friends and family.

There is a great article on Sailnet about the reliability and seaworthiness of this great boat.

 

Image from sailboatdata.com
Image from sailboatdata.com