WESTSAIL 43

WESTSAIL 43 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long Keel
Rigging Type:
Cutter
LOA:
42.92 ft / 13.08 m
LWL:
33.33 ft / 10.16 m
Beam:
13.00 ft / 3.96 m
S.A. (reported):
948.00 ft2 / 88.07 m2
Draft (max):
5.67 ft / 1.73 m
Displacement:
31,500 lb / 14,288 kg
Ballast:
11,000 lb / 4,990 kg
S.A./Disp.:
15.27
Bal./Disp.:
34.92
Disp./Len.:
379.80
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1974
# Built:
61
Builder:
Westsail Corp. (USA)/Jomarco
Designer:
William Crealock

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Perkins
Type:
Diesel
HP:
82

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.27
Bal./Disp.:
34.92
Disp./Len.:
379.80
Comfort Ratio:
44.16
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.65
S#:
1.14

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
49.50 ft / 15.09 m
J:
20.50 ft / 6.25 m
P:
43.00 ft / 13.11 m
E:
20.50 ft / 6.25 m
S.A. Fore:
507.38 ft2 / 47.14 m2
S.A. Main:
440.75 ft2 / 40.95 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
948.13 ft2 / 88.08 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.27
Est. Forestay Len.:
53.58 ft / 16.33 m

Notes

The aft cockpit WESTSAIL 43 is similar to, and from the same hull mold, as the center cockpit WESTSAIL 42.
As with the 42, A number of rigs were available including cutter, ketch and yawl.
Total Sail Area:
Staysail ketch: 1296 sq.ft./120.4 m2.
Yawl: 1296 sq.ft./120.4 m2.
After Westsail closed, Jomarco built 6 hulls.
It is reported that two ketch pilothouse versions, called the Worldcruiser 43 Pilothouse, were built by Worldcruiser Yacht Co. of Costa Mesa CA.

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