For Sale: New 2019 Model Ellis Express Cruiser

New 2019 ELLIS 36 For Sale – Some New Features: The 2019 model includes a 2-seat bar in the galley area, additional headroom in the cabin and shelter, a fully automated davit system with a wireless remote (PrestoMarine), an Ellis-built matching tender, and a transom door for easy access to a larger swim platform. The vessel is under construction at Ellis Boat Company with completion expected in late-June.

ALSO INCLUDED on this New Ellis 36: Single Yanmar 440 diesel engine, 5-blade prop and high-speed rudder, full keel/skeg protecting prop and rudder, bow & stern thrusters, Garmin radar/plotter,  large galley (refrigerator, freezer, stove-top), versatile Ellis dining setup in pilothouse (seats up to 8 people), cedar-lined hanging locker, head with separate shower, large battery storage, transom door and swim platform. Sleeps 2 in cabin and 2 in the shelter. Vessel will be “solar-ready”. Comfortably cruise anywhere between 10 and 20 knots with consistent handling thanks to the Ellis semi-displacement hull design. Top speed 25 knots.  More complete specifications below… 

CHARTER OPTION: Charter this vessel prior to purchase!
• All charter fees could be applied to purchasing the vessel.
• Learn More about Ellis Charters HERE.

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New 2019 Model Ellis Express Cruiser – Available July 1st, 2019
Length overall 40’ 5” • Length on deck 35’10” • Length waterline 33’ 4”
Maximum beam 13’ 2” • Draft (keel) 3’10” • Displacement 16,000 lbs.
Diesel fuel 2 x 105 gallons • Potable water 100 to 150 gallons • Wastewater 1 x 36 gallons
Cruise 12 to 20 knots • Max speed 25 knots
PRICE: $650,000

Call Shane: 207-266-7911 

2019 Ellis 36 Express Cruiser


  • Semi-displacement with integral fiberglass skeg protecting the shaft, prop & rudder
  • 1° dead-rise at transom
  • ISO NPG gel coat (WHITE) with blister-resistant vinyl ester resin – base white
  • High-tech composite with stitched biaxial E-Glass construction for superior strength
  • Solid Hull – layup… 1 – mat with Amorall Blend, 1 – 1708 with Amorall Blend, 1 – 1808 with Amorall Blend, 4 – 3205 with GP, 1 – mat with GP
  • Stitched biaxial structural E-Glass reinforced stringer system
  • Gel coat finished bilges for ease of maintenance
  • Fiberglass swim platform with gel coat non-skid surface, Nonskid: Gray – Alexseal T 7155 Kingston Gray or similar to match the rails and “storm canvas”.
  • Stainless Steel swim ladder
  • Linear Polyurethane boot stripe – Alexseal Wine Red (Claret Awlgrip)
  • Metal-free biocide antifouling bottom paint system – Black
  • AWLGRIP  “Anthracite Gray” Awlgrip Hull color (scheduled for June painting)


  • ISO NPG gel coat with vinyl ester resin – base white
  • High-tech composite with stitched biaxial E-Glass construction for superior strength
  • Vacuum bagged ATC Core-Cell® structural foam core
  • Gel coat non-skid surface, Gray – Alexseal T 7155 Kingston Gray or similar to match the rails and “storm canvas”.


  • 440-hp Yanmar, transmission, & alternator required for all boat systems
  • Oil catch basin under engine
  • Stainless steel shaft system (not an Evo-drive) with cutters
  • 26” 5-blade magnesium-bronze propeller
  • Groco 2” raw water intake strainer
  • Engine air intake through aft cockpit grills
  • White gel coat finished engine room
  • 2″ Soundown™ sound insulation on main bulkhead, under all floor panels & hatches
  • All access hatches lined with acoustical gaskets
  • Engine compartment cooling through side-mounted dorads, molded fiberglass
  • All thru-hulls isolated with solid glass to insure integrity of Core-Cell® core
  • Ball valve style silicon bronze sea-cocks with double hose clamps


  • (2) ABYC, NMMA & USCG approved 105-gallon baffled aluminum fuel tanks
  • 900 Series Racor 30-micron primary fuel filter/water separator
  • Yanmar 2-micron secondary fuel filter/water separator
  • (2) 2” 316 polished stainless steel diesel deck fills
  • USCG approved, fire resistant fuel hoses with double hose clamps


  • Hydraulic power steering system
  • 316 stainless steel rudder (1½” diameter rudder post)
  • Sidepower Electric bow thruster
  • Stern Thruster – Sidepower
  • Dual Sidepower Thruster Helm Control.


  • Ellis Plugs pulled for extra height (3 inches over standard)
  • 7′ 6″ V-berth with 6” covered cushions with memory foam & breathable top layer –Burgandy Cushions with Light Gray “Kingston Gray” piping.
  • Teak V-berth trim
  • Cypress sheathing surrounding V-berth
  • Drop-in storage compartments under V-berth cushions
  • Teak drawers and drop-down lockers under V-berth
  • Chain locker forward with teak louvered door
  • Hanging locker with 3 shelves, hanger pole & teak louvered door.
  • Fiberglass Floor with Non-skid in white
  • Gloss Panel headliner with teak trim
  • Bomar hatch(es) with self-contained OceanAir® sun shades and screens


  • Molded fiberglass counter with teak fiddle rail and trim
  • Hand-polished stainless steel double sink with faucet
  • Teak drawers and storage lockers
  • Teak trimmed sliding door storage cabinet
  • 12-volt DC Isotherm Refer
  • Top loading FREEZER – Isothem
  • Wallas Diesel flush Nordic Dt cooktop with blower lid heater
  • Hot and cold pressurized water
  • Plate and bowl storage rack
  • Mug and “glassware” rack
  • Dinnerware (choice of colors): (8) 12oz mugs, (8) 8” salad plates, (8) 10” dinner plates, (8) 16oz soup bowls
  • Tumblers and glassware?
  • Teak towel ring


  • Teak sliding door
  • Molded fiberglass counter with teak fiddle rail and trim
  • 13” hand-polished 304 stainless steel sink with washer-less Moen faucet
  • Teak drawers and storage lockers below counter
  • Teak trimmed sliding door storage cabinet
  • Teak framed mirror above sink cabinet
  • Separate molded fiberglass shower with seat
  • Alsons (or similar) shower head & mixing valve
  • Hot and cold pressurized water
  • Separate shower sump
  • (2) Stainless steel towel bars


  • Remove 2 inch plug for increased height
  • Express Cruiser Style – ELLIS HARD TOP with side curtains & three-panel backdrop + Eeisenglass panels – Sunbrella Storm.
  • GLOSS PANEL headliner with teak trim
  • Cap Rail – Inside Teak, transition capped with stainless steel
  • Port and starboard Ellis Cantilevered Hydraulic Seats (Varnished Teak) with covered cushions – Colors: Burgandy Cushions with Kingston Grey piping to match Storm Canvas?
  • (2) Teak trimmed sliding door storage lockers
  • Teak companionway doors and cover, removable teak companionway stairs
  • (2) 30” x 48” folding teak tables mounted on port and starboard cabin sides
  • (2 or 4) Light fixtures Overhead (TBD)
  • (3) Large (26½” x 61”) engine room hatches w/gas struts, 4” diameter stainless compression latches/hinges (removable hatch irons create a single 86” x 61” opening)
  • (25” x 25”) shaft access and storage hatch with gas struts, 4” diameter stainless steel compression latch and hinges
  • (3) front powder coated aluminum opening windshields (Alternative – fixed windows and two Bomar hatches for ventilation)
  • (3) 2-speed, self-parking, pantograph windshield wipers with washers
  • (2) powder coated aluminum side windows
  • Fiberglass floor with gel coat non-skid surface (white)
  • Linear Polyurethane side stripe – Alexseal Wine Red (Claret Awlgrip)
  • 2-person Hammock and hardware for use in the aft-shelter area


  • Enclosed cabinet with teak top and fiberglass instrument insert
  • Teak trimmed electrical, electronics and hydraulic access panel
  • Side arm cabinet for hydraulic seats and additional electronics
  • Ellis adjustable teak and hand-polished stainless steel footrest
  • Single lever control
  • Engine control panel
  • Lighted Ritchie 4½” Binnacle compass
  • Windlass and air horn controls
  • Operators electrical control panel
  • Stazo 24” stainless steel destroyer wheel
  • Ellis designed “Pump Running Indicator Light System”


  • Enclosed cabinet with top storage compartment with hinged teak cover
  • Teak trimmed electrical access panel – Lift out or latched panels
  • Side arm cabinet for hydraulic seats, additional electronics.
  • Ellis adjustable teak and hand-polished stainless steel footrest.


  • (3) Large (25½” x 32½”) lazaret hatches with gas struts, 4” diameter stainless steel compression latches and hinges (removable hatch irons create a single 84” x 25½” opening)
  • Fiberglass floor with gelcoat non-skid surface
  • High-pressure pump supplies salt water to bow and cockpit faucets
  • Fresh water faucet/connection in cockpit
  • Cockpit shower with recessed mixing valve. Vertical Boxed single control shower-head storage with door preferred – OPTION: Ambassador Marine Trinidad 2 Handle Transom Shower. Mounted just inside transom opening or other easy to reach location
  • Transom door – opens inward.
  • 4 varnished teak/canvas deck chairs that are capable of fitting in port or starboard cockpit storage. Canvas = Sunbrella Storm with Burgundy Ellis Logo embroidered into backs… 


  • (2) 1″ diameter type 316 stainless steel hand rails on cabin top
  • (2) 1″ diameter type 316 stainless steel hand rails on front corners of shelter
  • (4) 10” 316 polished stainless steel cleats (2 amidships, 2 aft)
  • (1) 7” 316 polished stainless steel bow bitt
  • (2) 6” 316 polished stainless steel skene bow chocks
  • (2) 316 polished stainless steel fender eyes amidships
  • Polished stainless steel flagpole holder, ferruled teak flag staff and 3’x5’ U.S. flag
  • Anchor roller & windlass (foot and helm controls)
  • 33-lb anchor with 150’ of 5/16” chain and 150’ of 5/8” nylon
  • (6) Polished 316 stainless steel opening port lights with angled spigots and screens
  • High impact PVC guards and rails (light gray)
  • Polished stainless steel half oval on all guards and rails.


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


  • (2) 50 to 75-gallon water tanks (Exact size TBD)
  • 12-gallon hot water tank
  • FDA approved color-coded (blue cold/red hot) Whale semi-rigid pipe system
  • 3.8 GPM 12-volt DC SHURflo water pump
  • 1½” polished stainless steel deck fill plate


  • (1) 4D dedicated engine starting battery and (2) 8D deep cycle house batteries
  • USCG & ABYC approved polyethylene battery boxes
  • Heavy-duty battery switch (Mounted on side of Nav Station) with parallel capabilities for emergency starting. SWITCH: #1 – Engine, #2 – House, and BOTH
  • Illuminated DC circuit breaker panel with flush breakers and digital monitor
  • DC sub panel on sidearm at helm
  • (5) 12-volt DC outlets and USB power at helm, at nav station, in nav station, and in galley area forward and aft.
  • 12-volt DC dual trumpet air horn
  • USCG approved running lights
  • USCG approved 360° masthead light
  • (3) 750 GPH bilge pumps; (1) located forward of main bulkhead, (1) in engine compartment just aft of engine, (1) auxiliary pump located just forward of engine.
  • Solar-ready vessel: system pending


  • Garmin VHF, Plotter, Radar, and Sounder


  • 5½” stainless steel LED dome lights (2) over V-berth, (2) in galley, (1) in head, (1) in shower, (1) above companionway (includes red lens to preserve night vision) (2) above shelter tables
  • Vanity light on mirror in head
  • Engine room lights
  • Floor-lever cockpit lights as needed – appropriately spaced.
  • 1 Spotlight mounted to roof or bow pulpit – helm and remote control.


  • All interior and exterior teak finished with Epifanes® Satin and Gloss Finish


  • ELLIS ROWING TENDER, built in a matching style/color to boat glecoat white and if time Awlgrip to “Anthracite Gray” – NO stripe or bottom paint, outfitted with oars and oarlocks, with PrestoMarine lift.


  • (4) 5/8”, three strand nylon dock lines
  • (4) 8” x 20” inflatable fenders with Polartec® covers (Gray) embroidered with Ellis Logo and boat name in Burgandy (Name TBD)
  • (2) boat hooks, with clip hardware both to port and starboard high up under gunnels
  • (12) adult life jackets, (2) flotation cushions
  • (2) 5lb class A, B and C fire extinguishers, (1) in cabin, (1) in shelter
  • (1) first aid kit, (1) flare kit, (1) signaling device
  • Molded fiberglass boarding steps with non-skid surface
  • Complete equipment documentation and service manual file
  • Name and hail in vinyl backed lettering in owners choice of style and color


  • Gull Sweeps – Flush hardware on deck OR Stand-alone sweeps.
  • Propane Grill with Recessed Mounting Hardware, 6-pak of Propane, grill tools.
  • Bose Bluetooth Speaker and UBS charger
  • (2) Stainless cup holders at Helm and Nav.
  • Chart and Navigation Kit
  • Galley Equipment
  • Four Marine Deck Chairs (Style TBD)

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