Ellis 36 Patriot For Sale

This 2008 Ellis 36 Patriot “ARGOS” features a number of recent upgrades. With a concentration on creating the ultimate sportfishing boat, “ARGOS” includes two new custom fighting chairs in the cockpit (removable), Dual Raymarine 12in Axiom Monitors, Raymarine Open Array Radar, FLIR Night Vision, and a Chirp Transducer. The topsides have been recently repainted and the brightwork is maintained regularly. The 670 hp Cummins QSM 11 (with approx 1000 hrs) has been fully serviced. Originally built for Mr. Billy Joel with deep-sea fishing in mind, this boat has been modified a few times, but has returned to its sportfishing roots.

2008 Ellis 36′ Patriot
Length overall approx 40’ • Length on deck 35’10” • Length waterline 33’ 4”
Maximum beam 13’ 2” • Draft (keel) 3’10” • Displacement 16,000 lbs.
Single 670 hp Cummins with approx. 1000 hours
Cruise 10-24 knots • Max speed 29.6 knots
LOCATION: Shelter Island, NY
PRICE: $475,000





Displacement 16,000 lbs.
Diesel fuel 2 x 150 gallons
Potable water 1 x 50 gallons
Wastewater 1 x 36 gallons


  • Built-down semi-displacement w/fiberglass skeg protecting shaft, propeller & rudder
  • 1° deadrise at the transom
  • High-tech composite with stitched biaxial E-Glass construction for superior strength
  • Stitched biaxial structural E-Glass reinforced stringer system
  • Gelcoat finished bilges for ease of maintenance
  • Awlgrip® boot stripe
  • Unepoxy antifouling bottom paint under contrasting ablative bottom paint
  • “Whisper Gray” AwlGrip hull, trunk cabin, and house (since repainted)


  • ISO NPG gelcoat with vinylester resin
  • High-tech composite with stitched biaxial E-Glass construction for superior strength
  • Vacuum-bagged ATC Core-Cell® structural foam core
  • Custom gelcoat finished non-skid surface
  • AwlGrip deck w/ non-skid (since repainted)


  • Cummins 11.0 liter 670HP diesel; Integrated Exhaust Hull Structure (IEHS)
  • Trolling Valve
  • Oil catch basin under the engine
  • ZF Model 325-1A transmission
  • Evolution Drive Shaft
  • 26” 5-blade Nibral propeller
  • Groco 2” raw water intake strainer
  • Engine air intake through hull side or transom openings
  • White gel coat finished engine room
  • 2″ Soundown™ sound insulation on the main bulkhead, under all floor panels & hatches
  • All-access hatches are lined with acoustical gasketing
  • Engine compartment cooling through side-mounted air intakes
  • Ball valve style silicon bronze seacocks with double hose clamps on all hoses
  • Reverso oil change pump


  • (2) ABYC, NMMA & USCG approved 150-gallon baffled aluminum fuel tanks
  • Primary and Secondary fuel filter/water separators
  • (2) Scandvik 316 polished stainless steel diesel deck fills
  • USCG-approved, fire-resistant fuel hoses
  • Fire suppression system


  • Hydraulic steering system – Marine Hydraulics
  • 316 stainless steel rudder (1½” diameter rudder post)
  • Bow thruster


  • 7′ 6″ V-berth with 6” Sunbrella® covered cushions
  • Electronics access room aft of head to the starboard side
  • White Gelcoat finish w/ teak caps & fiddle rail; Enough space for single bunk w/ pipe berth overhead; rounded, rectangular SS opening portlights; Bomar/Hood SS opening ports; trim finished in Awlgrip paint; handrails throughout.
  • GALLEY: Solar vent, sink, drop-in fridge
  • HEAD: Solar vent, marine head, sink, storage
  • Utility room adjacent to head
  • Hanging locker to port


  • White Gelcoat finish w/ teak caps & fiddle rail; Game fisherman style bench seating along house bulkheads; Hatch vents in hardtop; rounded windshield top into hardtop; rounded side windows; drawers & racks in bridge; toe rail, combing cap rail, eyebrow & hard top trim TBD; Dog down hatches; trim finished in Awlgrip paint.
  • HELM: Game fisherman-style center console & gauges in the center of bridge deck; Stidd helm chair; custom lift system for access to the engine.


  • Transom door & hinged cap rail; rod holders in cockpit rail; Dog down hatches (Freeman); twin fighting chairs.


  • stainless steel handrails on the cabin top
  • stainless steel handrails on shelter top (since removed)
  • polished stainless steel cleats
  • polished stainless steel bow bitt
  • stainless steel skene bow chocks
  • High-impact PVC guards and rails (since modified)
  • 5’ max bow pulpit w/ rail – aluminum
  • Anchor system
  • Radar mast


  • 36-gallon stainless steel holding tank with macerator pump overboard discharge
  • 1½” Scandvik polished stainless steel deck pump-out plate
  • Class III marine head
  • All gray water drainage through 2 isolated thru hulls


  • (1) 50-gallon stainless steel water tank
  • 12-gallon stainless steel hot water tank
  • FDA-approved color-coded (blue cold/red hot) Whale semi-rigid pipework system
  • 3.8 GPH 12-volt DC SHUR Flo water pump
  • 1½” Scandvik polished stainless steel deck fill plate
  • Fresh & saltwater wash down in cockpit w/ hose spigots


  • Shore power 30-amp; Inverter
  • (1) 8D deep cycle house battery
  • 100-amp alternator; 8D starting battery
  • USCG & ABYC-approved polyethylene battery boxes
  • Heavy-duty battery switch with parallel capabilities for emergency starting
  • Illuminated DC circuit breaker panel with flush breakers and digital monitor
  • 12-volt DC outlets at the helm station
  • USCG-approved running lights on bow
  • USCG-approved 360° masthead light
  • (3) ¾” 750 GPH 12-volt Rule Mate “Dry bilge”™ bilge; (1) located forward of the main bulkhead, (1) in the engine compartment, (1) auxiliary pump located just forward of the engine.


  • 5½” stainless steel dome lights (2) over V-berth, (2) in galley, (1) in head, (1) in shelter (includes red lens to preserve night vision)
  • Francis spotlight (may have been replaced)

ORIGINAL ELECTRONICS PACKAGE: (much has been replaced)
Raymarine E-Package: GPS/plotter, Radar, Autopilot, Fathometer; Clarion CMD 5 stereo w/ APX 480M Amplifier, 4 CM1625 speakers, remote.

Specifications may vary. Information believed to be correct, but not guaranteed. Listings are subject to prior sale, price changes, or withdrawal.