WESTSAIL 28

WESTSAIL 28 photo WESTSAIL 28 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
Rigging Type:
Cutter
LOA:
28.25 ft / 8.61 m
LWL:
23.50 ft / 7.16 m
S.A. (reported):
475.00 ft2 / 44.13 m2
Beam:
9.58 ft / 2.92 m
Draft (max):
4.33 ft / 1.32 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
13,500 lb / 6,123 kg
Ballast:
4,200 lb / 1,905 kg
S.A./Disp.:
13.45
Bal./Disp.:
31.11
Disp./Len.:
464.39
Construction:
FG solid hull/ply sandwich deck
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1975
Last Built:
1979
# Built:
78
Builder:
Westsail Corp. (USA)
Designer:
Herb David
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Water (orig. equip.)

Make:
Volvo
Model:
MD11HD
Type:
Diesel
HP:
13
Water:
79 gals.
Fuel:
36 gals.

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
13.45
Bal./Disp.:
31.11
Disp./Len.:
464.39
Comfort Ratio:
41.26

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
35.00 ft / 10.67 m
J:
17.00 ft / 5.18 m
P:
31.50 ft / 9.60 m
E:
11.30 ft / 3.44 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
297.50 ft2 / 27.64 m2
S.A. Main:
177.98 ft2 / 16.53 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
475.48 ft2 / 44.17 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
13.47
Est. Forestay Len.:
38.91 ft / 11.86 m

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Notes

Ballast added and sail area increased after first few boats. Rudder enlarged some time later. Also offered as a kit in varying stages of completion. Thanks to 'markwesti' for providing a number of corrections.



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