The Hunter 36 is a stunning cruiser. The updated window line gives this yacht a sleek feel, but the improvements don't end there. The hull design has been improved, featuring a wider beam further aft as well as a more profound bow hollow. The result of this hull design is a longer dynamic waterline, which means more speed.
The deck features a sleek, modern profile with large side windows allowing for increased interior light. The deck hatches are flush-mount, offering an enhanced look that complements the new profile. Lengthening the cockpit has allowed the Hunter 36 to have a cockpit that is a foot and a half longer than its predecessor. The cockpit of the Hunter 36 also features a fold-down swim platform that extends the already lengthy cockpit another three feet when folded down while the boat is docked or at anchor. Even with the fold-down swim platform, the Hunter 36 has a telescoping stainless steel swim ladder that can be easily accessed while the swim platform is up or down. This safety feature not only functions well, providing stable steps for re-boarding the boat, but also hides away, making for a prettier stern.
Extending the cockpit an additional eighteen inches allows for a larger and more airy master aft cabin that features more headroom, eliminating any feeling of claustrophobia. Overall, the interior has been enhanced with a richer look and feel. Enhancements start at the sole of the interior which features a hardwood flooring look that accentuates the true beauty of the Hunter 36's interior. Corian countertops are featured at the galley with complementing stainless steel fiddles that not only keep items from falling off the countertops in a seaway but also serve as excellent hand holds for personal stability when moving about below. the interior wood used for the bulkheads as well as cabinet doors has been rotated 90 degrees so that the wood grain runs horizontally instead of vertically. Not only does this add a crisp modern touch to the interior, it also gives the eye the impression of a larger interior space. The salon is offered in two styles, the traditional U-shaped design or a contemporary arrangement that allows guest to face one another while seating five comfortably. The table also doubles as an additional bunk area for 2 people when the table is lowered into the bunk position.
The Hunter 36 is also available in a performance-enhanced version that will feature a deep draft lead keel, upgraded winches, spinnaker gear including a retractable bow sprit, a 42" wheel,folding propeller,"flat top fat mainsail" for increased mainsail power, and the deletion of the swim platform to save weight and open the cockpit for a performance-enhanced feel.