John Westell

1921 - 1989


(Woodroffe John Westell)
Best known as the designer of the 505 dinghy, but responsible for a number of innovations including the first (production) folding 'swing wing' trimaran. (OCEAN BIRD)

Sailboats Designed By John Westell

Model LOA First Built
505 16.50 ft / 5.03 m 1954
ALLEGRO (WESTELL) 20.75 ft / 6.32 m 1956
CINDER 22 21.50 ft / 6.55 m 1966
NOVA 27 27.67 ft / 8.43 m 1971
OCEAN BIRD 30 30.00 ft / 9.14 m 1970


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