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|Offered By||Honolulu Yacht Brokerage International LLC|
The Westsail 28 is a design in efficiency.....
.....stout enough to handle anything, and beautiful enough to make the eyes turn of even the most hardened racer.
Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
LOA: 28.25' / 8.61m
LWL: 23.50' / 7.16m
Beam: 9.58' / 2.92m
Listed SA: 475 ft2 / 44.13 m2
Draft (max.) 4.33' / 1.32m
Displacement: 13500 lbs./ 6124 kgs.
Ballast: 4200 lbs. / 1905 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1: 13.45
Bal./Disp.: 31.11% Disp./Len.: 464.39
Designer: Herb David
Builder: Westsail Corp. (USA)
First Built: 1975
Last Built: 1979
# Built: 78
AUXILIARY POWER Type: Diesel
Water: 79 gals. / 299 ltrs
Fuel: 36 gals. / 136 ltrs.
RIG AND SAIL PARTICULARS
SA(Fore.): 297.50 ft2 / 27.64 m2
SA(Main): 177.98 ft2 / 16.53 m2
Sail Area (100% fore+main triangles): 475.48 ft2 / 44.17 m2
Sail Area/Disp.2: 13.47 Est. Forestay Length.: 38.91' / 11.86m
The Westsail goes down in history as the boat that launched a thousand dreams. She’s generally credited for starting the cruising boom of the 1970s which brought “the cruising life” out of the fringes and into the mainstream. Designed by Herb David as a heavy displacement double ender for long distance cruising, this boat is the epitome of seaworthiness; built strong and heavy with huge interior volume.
Though similar in looks and detailing to the Westsail 32, the smaller boat is a ground up redesign and features a number of key improvements. The rig has a taller aspect ratio, the keel is noticeably cut away in the forward sections improving her manoeuvrability, while the garboards are less hollow which help her track closer to the wind.
A mahogany and teak interior provides a warm glow. Headroom tops out at just over 6 feet and the boat carries 79 gallons of fresh water. From the companionway, the port side features a pilotberth tucked under the cockpit next to a small navigation station and an efficient galley. The galley has a shallow stainless sink and alcohol stove. On the starboard side, there’s horseshoe-shaped dinette with drop-down table that can be converted into a double berth and easily accommodates two adults. The head with toilet, sink and shower, separates the dinette from the V-berth and chain locker.
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.
|Length on Deck||28.25ft|
|Fresh Water Tank|