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Price: $89,000
Brand: Tartan
Type: Sailboat
Year: 1992
Length: 35 ft.
Location: Grand River, OH


Tartan 3500 1992 "Hop Scotch"

Brokers Comment: At the time my seller bought the boat, the Tartan was a one-owner vessel moored in Youngstown, NY on the Niagara River.

As was my seller’s nature, he kept in in his shop and did a remarkable job of bringing it up to his standards of care and maintenance. Lots of refits. Among them:
• New Raymarine Evolution Instruments 2017, plotter, Autopilot, Knot, Depth & Wind
• New Nav Pot at helm for Plotter and Autopilot
• New Canvas
• New Hydraulic Backstay
• New Rudder by Tartan (2015)
• New marine head & head Plumbing
• 2 New House Batteries 
• New Starting Battery
• Custom Winter Cover w/frame
• Had transom painted
• Custom Teak Companionway Hatch Boards w/screen
• Custom Teak Hatch Screens For Salon & Vberth
• New running rigging
• New Life Sling

Designer: Tim Jacket


LOA: 35 feet
Bridge Clearance: 55 feet
Sail Area: 615 sq ft LWL: 31.08 feet
Disp:11,400 lbs
Ballast: 4200 lbs Beam: 12.5 feet
Draft: 4’ 11” Beavertail


Fuel: 24 gallon
Water: 72 gallon
Holding: 16 gallon


Yanmar 3GM30F Rebuilt 2013 “runs like a Swiss Watch”, 27 hp

Deck & Hull
Displ./length ratio of 169
White hull
Two-tone decks sand/white
Blue stripes
2-Large deck hatches fitted with
Teak cabintop handrails
Lines led aft through deck organizers
Opening ports for interior ventilation
3 lockable cockpit lockers
SS bow and stern pulpits
Double lifelines with gates P&S
Anchor locker and bow roller

Number of single berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Large double aft berth
Number of heads: 1
New Marine toilet and head plumbing
Salon table with bottle storage and drawers
Nice sized galley with top & bottom loaded Adler-Barbour fridge/freezer
2-Burner Propane Stove w/Oven
Sit down nav station
3-Hanging lockers
11-louvered cupboards
9” deep sink w/Pull out Faucet
Ample storage under


12v & 110v distribution panels
110v Shore power w/30 amp cord
Interior and exterior lighting
Nav lights
3 batteries (new)
20 amp Battery charger
Standard Quest VHF w/DSC
Handheld VHF
Richie Compass at binnacle
Navigation desk
New Raymarine Evolution Touch-screen Plotter at helm
New Raymarine P70 Autopilot at helm
New Nav Pods at helm for above
New Raymarine Depthsounder on bulkhead
New Raymarine windspeed/direction on bulkhead
New Raymarine Knotmeter on bulkhead

2003 Haarstick mainsail w/cover
2003 Haarstick Furling genoa
Haarstick cruising Genneker with dousing sock
Tides Marine Luff System
Dutchman Flaking System

Running rigging replaced
Wire rigging
Double spreader
Bruce anchor w/chin & nylon rode
Harken Roller furling drum
Rod boom vang
Harken Cabin-top sheet stoppers
Harken Cabin top self-tailing winches
Harken #44 Self tailing genoa sheet winches
Cabin top mounted Harken traveler, adjustable
40’ destroyer type Steering wheel with pedestal guard
Custom cockpit table
Drink holders
Engine controls at helm
Teal toe rails
Swim ladder on stern
‘Cockpit shower on scoop aft

Inside Equipment
Force 10 2-burner propane stove w/Oven w/cutting board top
Electric bilge pump & Manual bilge pump
Refrigerator/Freezer Adler-Barber
Hot water at galley and head sinks and shower

Steel storage cradle
Custom fully fitted winter cover
Docklines, fenders, boat hook
Safety gear, Ships manuals
VC17 Antifouling paint

Design Comments by Tim Jackett
Wholesome proportions producing well-mannered, fast and able sailing yachts has long been a Tartan tradition. The Tartan 3500 will continue this strong tradition. Moderate beam and full ends, coupled with deep fin or low CG shoal draft keel provide excellent stability and sail carrying ability. A balanced spade rudder on a stainless steel shaft is sized for fingertip control and maneuverability both under sail or power. With a long waterline, low wetted surface and powerful rig, Tartan 3500’s inherent speed is within reach of both cruiser and club racer, offering fast passages and competitive performance.

The Tartan 3500 deck is designed to maximize safety, comfort and function. Wide side decks and shrouds set inboard afford easy passage for and aft and allow tight genoa sheeting angles for efficient upwind sailing. Contoured cockpit seats and wide comings offer comfort both sailing and dockside. A variety of decklayouts are available; all feature sail controls , reefing etc. led aft to the security of the cockpit.

Tartan’s trademank teak joinery work and hand-rubbed oil finish highlight a spacious and secure interior arrangement. The layout features two private, enclosed cabins, both include large double berths with 6’ foam cushions and ample storage in drawers, hanging lockers and bureaus. The main cabin pedestal table is flanked by overstuffed settees with storage cupboard. The large galley with gimbaled stove and oven, 6.5 cubic foot ice box (refrigeration optional), deep syainless steel sink and storage for extended cruising, is located adjacent to the companionway.

Th navigator will appreciate his allotted space, including a large chart table and nav locker to house an array of electronics.

The final measure of comfort on any yacht is ventilation. Tartan prides itself on providing the best in the industry and the Tartan 3500 is no exception, boating 3 deck hatches, 10 opening ports and 2 dorades.

The Tartan 3500 is designed with respect given to traditional aesthetics and utilizes up to the minutes hull, keel, rudder and rig developed to deliver top performance and comfort.

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.


Contact your RCR Broker for more details

Tracy Buczak, CPYB - Sales & Brokerage

Erie, PA


Phone: 814-455-6800

Tracy has sailed for over 30 years. As a former winner at Youngstown Level Regatta, he met Don Finkle and built a relationship that lead to his position at RCR. In addition to sailing, Tracy has a USCG Master’s Captain’s License. He considers himself lucky to have turned my avocation into his vocation. Sharing his knowledge and love for sailing and boating in general with both experienced boaters and those new to the sport has given him great pleasure and added new friendships to his life. As a founding member of Sail Erie helped shape the group of sailors with common interests focused on cruising and educational activities in the Greater Erie area. Tracy joined RCR Yachts in late 2001 and helped open RCR Erie in the spring of 2002. Since then he has enjoyed building our Erie office as a successful part of Erie and our regions boating community. Hundreds of boats, both power and sail have been sold from this office and their owners have joined the RCR Family of owners. We continue to focus our efforts to making the buying and boating experience a good one for our customers.