Bashford Howison 36


  • Reference ID 401
  • Builder Bashford Howison
  • Model 36
  • Designer Ian Murray & ass.
  • Year 1998
  • Location Netherlands
  • L.O.A. (mtr) 11.00
  • Beam (mtr) 3.43
  • Draft (mtr) 2.20
  • Displacement (Kg) 4976
  • Material Composite
  • Engine Yanmar 3GM30

Yacht description

Hullnr: BH36 – 004UK
Builder: West Custom Marine Ltd
IRC rating 2009: TCC 1.069


  • Foam sandwich with Vinylester resin
  • Combination of E-glass and Kevlar used throughout hull and deck
  • Fin keel with lead bulb
  • Balanced spade rudder

Aeolus is an attractive yacht that wins races and represents excellent value for money.

The current owners have also done some cruising on board, and single handed sailing. All control lines are led aft to the cockpit , there are good instruments and an autopilot.  The interior is light and airy, the galley and heads compartments are very functional, this means she’s much more than just a racing boat.

She is located on the hard in Lelystad. 


  • Mainsail, 2008 WB Sails
  • Cruising jib, July 2011 7,5/6,5 oz RW Dacron, 31m2 WB Sails
  • Genoa #3, high tech racing, december 2007 D4 Carbon/Kevlar Taffeta/Film, 31 m2 WB Sails
  • Genoa #1, high tech racing, June 2015 WB Sails Finland, D4 Membrane Carbon Aramid, 44, 8m2
  • Gennaker 85%, 2006 WB Sails Contender Maxilite 150 red, 80.9m2
  • Spi, asymmetric 1.5, 2015 WB Sails Finland

Additional sails, about 10+ sails:

  • genoa, jib, spinnaker
  • Light weight spi
  • Easy foldable genoa (used for single hand sailing)



The interior is made of light modules, which are moulded to the hull together with a special web reinforcement that gives the boat her great rigidity, supporting the loads of the rigging and the keel. The interior is finished with high quality wood, has a practical galley with stainless steel sink and coolbox. 

  • 8 berths in 3 cabins and saloon
  • Chart table
  • Good sized heads compartment with sea toilet, shower and sink with drainpump
  • Saloon with 2 x settee berths and foldaway saloon table
  • Two double berths in aft cabin
  • Comfortable double bed in the owner's cabin
  • Water in two 100 l flexible tanks
  • Eberspächer D3LP diesel heater

Fully equipped galley

  • coolbox
  • stainless steel sink
  • 2 flame stainless steel Origo burner + stove, methylated spirit,  1999
  • Hot water tank, heated by both 230V and engine cooling water


  • Full navigation lights
  • Shorepower with cable, various sockets 
  • 115 and 80 Ah batteries , and 75 Ah battery for engine
  • Battery charger

Deck and Cockpit

  • Harken main traveller system with auto release
  • 2 Harken 46 2 speed winches in cockpit
  • 2 Harken 40 2 speed winches with double diameter drum on cabin roof
  • Most cars/ tracks/ blocks by Harken


  • Masthead aluminium triple spreader rig
  • Stainless steel rod rigging
  • Backstay with hydraulic adjuster
  • Dyneema halyards and running rigging
  • Rod kicker with purchase cascade
  • Checkstays dyneema with fine tuning
  • Twin luff grooves
  • Mainsheet with fine tune
  • New rod standing rigging 2008
  • New carbon spinnaker pole 2011



  • Yamaha 3GM30-93
  • 10GM100 saildrive
  • Gori folding/feathering propeller
  • Dieseltank(>60 l), renewed in 2014

Electronics and Navigational Gear

  • Compass
  • B&G Hercules 2000 navigation instruments (wind, depth, speed, compass, GPS), 2 displays in cockpit , 3 jumbos in mast
  • Philips Navigator PBN1
  • Digital Yacht iAIS Wireless AIS receiver
  • Digital Yacht VHF-AIS transponder splitter
  • Raymarine 6002 Smart Autopilot with S1 computer, Raymarine tiller pilot
  • Raymarine S100 remote control unit
  • B&G, GPS, S1 computer and AIS all connected via  Shipmate Miniplex-2USB Multiplexer
  • Shore line VHF with Bransin ATIS plus killer
  • iPhone player, boxes in cockpit


  • horseshoe lifering Besto
  • Fog horn
  • Safety harness clips in cockpit
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Jacobs Cruiser 6 liferaft (next inspection 2/2019)


  • Mainsail Cover
  • Stereo/ Radio/ CD player
  • Mooring lines and fenders
  • Cover for whole ship, 2012
  • CQR anchor and chain
  • Dockbag
  • Extensive collection of spares
  • Sprayhood 




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.

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