Westsail Corporation (USA)

1971 - 1979

Founded by Lynne and Snyder Vicks. They started the company by purchasing the Kendall 32 molds from Larry Kendall. 31x Kendall 32'S were built before becomming the Westsail 32.
In 1977 Hans Weerman purchased the molds, created Westsail International, and built Westsails for two more years.
In 1979, Ed Parker, owner of P&M Worldwide, purchased the molds for the W32 and W39. He built 9x W32's and 7x W39's. He shipped the molds to Taiwan where some were built and imported to the US as Fairweather Mariner 39.
Also in 1979, Don Jones, owner of Jomarco, purchased the molds for the W42 and W43. He built 3x W42's and 6x W43's.

Sailboats Built By Westsail Corporation (USA)

(Dates indicate when boat was first built by any builder)

Model LOA First Built
WESTSAIL 28 28.25 ft / 8.61 m 1975
WESTSAIL 32 32.00 ft / 9.75 m 1971
WESTSAIL 39 38.67 ft / 11.79 m 1979
WESTSAIL 42 42.92 ft / 13.08 m 1974
WESTSAIL 43 42.92 ft / 13.08 m 1974