The Westwood A405 is designed to offer its owners the feeling of being aboard a "little ship" whilst offering the fit out and finish of a superyacht. Hence the inclusion to the exterior of a solid toe rail to the deck edge, an "Eye brow” to the forward cabin windows. Sturdy stainless steel guardrails encompass the decks with a middle rail of equal gauge to the top rail. Folding access gates are located amidships to port and starboard and a forward raised section for safe anchor work. Five deck cleats are standard and fender baskets are incorporated within the forward rails. The fore deck is a large flat area to give easy and safe usage for foredeck crew. The side decks leading aft feature 1 step aft to the cockpit region which is fully surrounded by a moulded aft deck GRP dodger incorporating seating on the rear deck. A full canopy incorporating the rear deck is fitted as standard with the forward section being easily and quickly collapsible when the mast requires folding. The mast and is folding allowing the boat to navigate inland waters with ease. The helm station is offset to starboard with two captains seats fitted giving excellent all around vision to helmsperson and crew and being comfortable for long passages either inland or at sea. To the transom a moulded staircase features access to the bathing platform which being of approximately 4' in depth gives easy access to side on moorings or allows space for ancillary in water accessories. All the windows to the A405 are bonded giving condensation free visibility and low maintenance on going.
Designed as a matching master stateroom rather than a guest cabin the forward cabin features as standard an island double berth with clean moulded headlining’s ensuring excellent headroom and space through the entire cabin area. The timbers on the craft 02 are finished insatin finish varnish giving an air of practicality and opulence throughout the interior from the forward cabin aft. The cabin features wardrobes and ample storage throughout with bedside shelving for oddments. Deep pile carpeting adds to the luxury and quality expected from this manufacturer.
Being of Jack and Jill design with doors to the forward cabin and dinette the forward wet room features a port light, surface mounted washbasin, toilet and shower with ample stowage facilities. Work tops are of the highest quality and designed to be easy clean throughout the area.
Located to port and featuring a large table to seat 6 easily with the use of additional stools, the dinette has 2 port lights giving excellent natural light. The table lowers to become a 5th and 6th occasional berth as required or at standard height gives additional working area adjacent to the galley. Stowage is located beneath the dinette seating, all being fully lined throughout to ensure dry stowage areas.
The attention to detail of the construction of a WESTWOOD continues to the galley region being finished in high quality modern materials with a marble type work surface, flush handle less cupboard doors, eye level oven and grill, 4 burner domestic sized hob, double inset circular sinks, a port light at work top height giving natural daylight to the space. Wood imitation effect easy clean flooring is standard to ensure any possible spillages are easily cleaned up with a removable floor board giving additional stowage space below al fully lined with no bare gelcoat in sight.
Accessed by 2 steps from the galley and featuring a U shape sofa to starboard with an additional fitted arm chair to port, the saloon can comfortably accommodate 6 and is open plan to the dinette giving a superb social feeling throughout the interior of the vessel. The saloon floor lifts to give access to the mechanics, this however is only required for major servicing as all daily inspection requirements are accesses via the aft cabin engine room door. To port a glass fronted cocktail cupboard features in the centre of the sideboard and a flat screen TV can be fitted on the rear bulkhead. Five steps of open design with sturdy stainless steel handrails lead up to the rear deck leaving a feeling of space to port giving wide access to the rear cabin. The entire saloon is surrounded by moulded in frameless cabin windows which are tinted to ensure the cabin are does not overheat.
Featuring a centrally located island double berth with panoramic transom hatches and window centrally located offer this commonly regarded dark cabin an air of difference from any competition within craft of this size. A full size wardrobe, vanity unit and ample stowage cupboard are included to ensure space is available for all the paraphernalia required aboard can easily be stored away. All side linings are of soft finish all ensuring a feeling of space and quality throughout the cabin. A door to the starboard side of the aft bulkhead gives access into the engine room allowing on a single engine version full access to the engine room easily allowing daily maintenance checks to be carried out without the requirement of any dismantling of furniture.
ENSUITE SHOWER AND TOILET ROOM
The space offered within this area is surprising and would be associated with craft in the upper 40' size rather than this 38' hull. Included are a full size domestic type shower cubical with glass partition, Surface mouthed wash basin and marine head. Two port lights give good airflow and excellent natural light. Stowage facilities are fitted below the counter tops.
The A405 benefits from numerous engine options from single or twin derivative. The engine room is fully painted out and finished to ensure any engineering problems are easily seen and reached. Daily checks are done via an access door from the aft cabin with the saloon flooring being removable for major seasonal servicing. Domestic systems can also be accessed via the aft cabin door. The entire engine room is fully soundproofed giving ultra-quiet insulation when the craft is under way to all cabins.