On Sunday, July 12, let’s all plan to go boating.



Sessa 36 Open

Boat Tests


Builder: Sessa

Model: 36 Open

Model Year: 2008

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 37'7"

Beam: 11'5"

Draft: 2'3"

Weight: 13,216 lbs. (dry)

Standard Power: 2/350-hp Yamaha F350 gasoline outboards

Optional Power: 3/350-hp Yamaha F350 gasoline outboards

Fuel Capacity: 307 gal.

Water Capacity: 60 gal.


light-oak veneer interior
black leather for dinette, V-berth
oak sole in saloon
black-lacquer, s/s countertop in galley
s/s galley 'fridge
two-burner electric cooktop
Tecma MSD
leather-covered wheel
disappearing s/s foot rest at helm
transom shower
s/s windshield trim
45-amp battery charger
Sony AM/FM stereo/CD player w/ 4 speakers
Lenco racing tabs


colored hull
Raymarine 240 VHF, C120 GPS/chartplotter, ST60002 autopilot
10,000-Btu Marine Air A/C
Side Power bow thruster
2-burner Origo electric cooktop
26" Samsung flat-panel TV
filler cushion for dinette
anchor chain counter
covers for cockpit and bow cushions
5-kW Kohler genset
LED lights for cabin
s/s anchor
Sessa cutlery
6/fender cover holders
aft sunpad
pot-holder kit

This article originally appeared in the April 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.