Dot Calm | Monk 36' 1998

Fort Pierce, FL

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Yacht Name: Dot Calm
Builder: Monk
Model: 36 Trawler
Year: 1998
Location: Fort Pierce, FL
Hull Material: Fiberglass

HUGE PRICE REDUCTION!! Just reduced $14,000  NOW ASKING $155,000

Owners very motivated, Looking for offer’s on this very well cared for “READY TO GO” Loop Veteran.

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DOT CALM is a beautifully cared for Monk 36 new to the market.  Owners are buying a larger boat.  The Monk 36 is the perfect LOOP boat with incredible storage that rivals much larger vessels. The aft, owners stateroom is the reason this boat is so popular.  Full walk around Queen berth with eight linear feet of hanging lockers to port and nine linear feet of cabinets, drawers and counter space to starboard making this stateroom a real retreat.


Length: 36'
Beam: 13'
Draft: 4'
Water Tank Capacity: 120 Gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity: 320 Gallons
Holding Tank Capacity: 45 Gallons
Engine Manufacturer: Cummins
Engine Model: 6BT5-9-M
Power: 220 HP
Number of Engines: 1
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 2992 Hours

Monk Trawlers

Monk Trawlers were built in Taiwan to start with but have been built in Nova Scotia since 1992. The Monk 36 has a solid fiberglass hull with a cored superstructure. This single screw trawler is a fuel-efficient long-range yacht suitable for the Great Loop and ocean voyaging at around 600 miles. In fact, this Monk 36 has completed the Loop once already and is uniquely laid out with substantial storage for long distance cruising.

The Monk 36 was first built in Taiwan in 1982, and then in Nova Scotia beginning in 1992. The model was in production until 2007, with more than 250 hulls delivered to owners. Dot Calm’s haul was the 188th built out of 250. Monk Trawlers are known for beautiful teak interiors with great storage. Built in Nova Scotia, Monk's name is synonymous with quality, comfort, and fuel efficiency.  This vessel’s single Cummins 220-hp diesel has proved reliable and economical. The 18,000-pound boat cruises at about 1,600 to 1,800 rpm on its semi displacement hull, doing about 8 knots. That’s a fuel burn of less than 3 gallons an hour. 

The designer, Ed Monk Jr., was the son of Ed Monk Sr., himself a naval architect and shipwright of note. Father and son worked together for many years on recreational and commercial craft. Monk Jr. established a reputation for designing rugged, dependable boats.

As a veteran Pacific Northwest delivery captain put it: “Ed Monk Jr. designs boats that seem to flow easily through the water. When it comes to performance and seakeeping, his designs are my gold standard.” 

Dot Calm’s 13' beam with wide sidewalks provide a stable platform.  High bow free board and flare allow for a dry comfortable ride in rough waters.  2 separate staterooms each with private head and storage.  The Galley provides lots of natural light.  



The Powerboat Guide touts the well-respected Monk 36 as a “graceful aft-cabin trawler” offering a mix of “simplicity, comfort and seaworthiness.” The bow is tall, and there’s plenty of freeboard from stem to stern. There’s a flybridge helm station (in addition to a lower helm in the saloon) that gives good sightlines around the boat. Wide side decks and rails all around are a plus for safety. Dot Calm includes a davit system for easy storage and launching of the dinghy which is a 9.6 dinghy with a hard aluminum hull and a Mercury 3.5 gas engine.

The aft cabin is the master stateroom, with its queen-sized berth offset to starboard and plenty of walk around space. This cabin is the reason so many cruisers choose the Monk 36. There is a large hanging locker to port and drawers and storage lockers on the starboard side. The adjacent head includes a separate shower. The second stateroom is forward, with a large V-berth and adjacent enclosed head compartment.

The main saloon has a port settee and high-low table that converts to a double berth. Just aft is the L-shaped galley. Equipment includes a full-size refrigerator/freezer, a three-burner stove/oven and a double stainless-steel sink.

This exceptionally clean 36 Monk has completed the loop and is ready to go again.

Classic aft cabin layout, guest cabin forward, two heads, flybridge and walk around deck: an extremely dry boat, thanks to high freeboard forward and flared bow with molded in spray rails. Forward cabin has V-berth, in-suite head, drawers, lockers and hanging closet.

The salon is finished in teak with teak and holly sole, two sliding side doors and large windows all around. Aft, the L- shaped galley is equipped with a Norcold refrigerator/freezer, two burner Princess propane stove, double stainless-steel sink, Magic Chef Microwave, and Insignia 19” TV, wired to a digital TV antenna.  All kitchen utensils, including plates, silverware and glasses are included.

The aft cabin has a centerline Full sized bed with plenty of space to walk around both sides. On the port side there are nine feet of hanging lockers and a bank of five drawers. On the starboard side, there are eight feet of drawers and storage lockers with a large countertop. In-suite head with large shower stall. The aft cabin includes a recently added 42-inch Samsung flat screen smart TV which is wired to the KVG satellite system.


Salon & Galley

  • Teak & Holly sole
  • Solid teak tri-fold dining table with custom attached swivel chair
  • L-shaped settee
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Large windows for great visibility
  • Double stainless sink
  • Electric 2 burner cook top
  • Insigna flat screen TV
  • Abundant storage
  • Nova Kool upright refrigerator/freezer
  • Magic Chef microwave
  • Clock & Barometer
  • Large windows with custom shades for great visibility and natural light


Forward Cabin

  • Custom made cushion and v-birth filler to make full forward bed (2019)
  • 2 LED reading lights
  • Shelves outboard port and starboard
  • 2 hull opening ports and 1 large opening deck hatch
  • 2 drawers, 2 lockers and a large hanging locker
  • Teak grate in head
  • Opening portlight
  • Manual toilet
  • Mirror and towel bar
  • Large storage above and below single sink basin


Master Cabin

  • Center-line queen with walk around
  • New mattresses (2017)
  • Abundant lockers and drawers for storage
  • Large opening deck hatch and opening port light
  • Eight feet of hanging locker to port
  • Nine feet of storage lockers with drawers and counter top to starboard
  • Large windows with custom shads for great light and visibility
  • Custom window shades
  • 42" Smart TV


  • Stand alone shower with door
  • Electric head
  • Single sink
  • 3 vanity mirrors with medicine cabinet
  • Opening port light
  • Storage under sink
  • Teak grate floor in head



Upper and lower helms are both equipped with:

  • Icom ic-m59 VHF (Lower)
  • Standard Horizon VHF (2017) (Upper)
  • Garmin–GPSMAP 7612 Chart plotter with U.S. Blue Chart g2 and Lake Vu HD Inland Charts (2018) (upper helm)
  • GARMIN - VUS009R Jacksonville to Key West Blue Chart g3 Vision microSD/SD Card
  • Garmin GMI10 Display at lower and upper helm
  • Garmin GPSmap 4208 chart plotter lower helm
  • Dickson hydraulic stern thruster control (Upper and lower)Stern thruster serves double duty as get home propulsion.
  • Radar
  • Compass at upper and lower helm
  • Alpine Radio with CD/Bluetooth (Lower with speakers upper and lower)
  • Speakers at upper helm



  • Cummins Diesel model 6BT 5.9-M 220HP (less than 3000hrs)
  • Dickson stern thruster
  • Dripless packing gland
  • Dual Racor fuel filters
  • Windlass control at helm and broke
  • New transmission installed (2019)
  • Installed new GENOVA Standard Capacity Boji Water Softener (2019)
  • Serviced cutlass Shaft bearing (2019)
  • New sump pump installed (2020)



  • Westerbeke 7.6 Generator
  • 2 New water pumps (2018)
  • 2 air conditioning units with new compressor
  • New engine room light (2018)
  • New house and start batteries (2018)
  • New battery charger (2019)
  • New bilge float switch (2019)
  • 19" flat screen tv with dvd player (2017)
  • Dual a/c power cords and 50 amp splitter (2017)



  • New stainless-steel ultra 46lb anchor w/180' of chain
  • CQR 45lb with 80' chain and 100' rode
  • Fiberglass deck box for storage
  • AB Lammina 9.5 inflatable tender with mercury 4hp 4 stroke 10 hours with cover
  • Magma SS grill with cover
  • Upper deck bridge (4) boat chairs
  • New bimini top with Isinglass (2019)
  • Fiberglass storage box
  • Twin Todd Helm chairs on bridge (2019)
  • Swim platform with boarding ladder
  • Flag staff
  • Compass
  • Numerous storage lockers on bridge
  • Mast with multiple antenna mounted
  • Life sling (2018)
  • Outboard bracket
  • Stainless & teak rail around entire boat with canvas covers (2019)
  • 6 large tailor-made fenders (2017)
  • Awlgrip on exterior brightwork (2017)
  • Boarding Steps (2017)
  • Replaced Plexiglas wind guard and instrument box controls on upper helm (2019)


Maintenance & Upgrades

  • 2019 - New Transmission
  • 2019 - Custom window shades
  • 2017- New domestic water pump
  • 2017- Supply of spare filters and misc parts
  • 2017- Refinish teak and holly sole in main cabin
  • 10/19- Haulout: Two coats of bottom paint and repair rudder and changed zincs
  • 1/20- Wax hull and house, polished interior floors
  • 5/20- Bottom cleaned
  • 5/20- Sanded and applied 12 coats of varnish on wood on exterior of boat
  • 7/20- Wax hull and super structure
  • FLUIDS CHANGED EVERY 100 hours without fail.


Safety Equipment

  • 8 Life jackets
  • Life-sling