Why is this page here and not on the WOA website?Recently the Westsail Owners' Association website was moved to a new server that would allow the site to be more easily updated and maintained. While the basic content was successfuly transferred into the new site, a new Forum was started from scratch and the old Forum was converted to a collection of 41 PDF documents.
Most of the Westsails are somewhere around 35 years old. They were well-built boats and most of the boats that were built are still sailing today... many half way 'round the world. But like all classic sailboats, they will all have problems over time, and most of the problems are relatively similar from boat to boat. There's a fair degree of likelihood that any problem that might come up has already been tackled by another owner. It's also fairly likely that the solution is buried somewhere in the archives of the Forum.
Long ago, I started downloading and archiving the entire Westsail.org website, with periodic refreshes. I did this mainly because I wanted a localized version of the site that I could access while cruising remote corners of the world, with limited access to the Internet. Perhaps the biggest benefit, however, has been the major improvement in my ability to search more than 11,000 posts efficiently.
It's likely that the old forum data could have been integrated with the new application, creating one contiguous and searchable source of information. But this would have required substantial programming and data manipulation and the decision was made by the WOA to take the current course. I therefore created this application as a means to preserve the seven years worth of resources that I consider to be incredibly valuable information for current and future Westsail owners. I hope you find it as useful as I have.
1975 Westsail 32, Hull #438
Thread: "1975 W 32 Mariah Is For Sale"
12,268 posts on 2,444 threads • From Mar 07, 2004 - Jan 08, 2012
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1975 W 32 Mariah Is For Sale
Fred and Kitty Phillips
1975 Westsail 32 MARIAH is reluctantly for sale.
Mariah is currently cruising in the Med. She has been extensively outfitted and carefully maintained for long distance voyaging and living aboard. She is ready for you to step onboard and make your own dream come true.
? All replaced 1996-2000 including turnbuckles & chain plates
? Profurl NC-42 (new 2004) for yankee jib (new 2004)
? Profurl NC-32 (new 1997) for loose footed staysail (New 1997)
? Lewmar 40C Self Tailing winches (1998) for Jib sheets
? Lewmar 30C Self Tailing winches (1998) for staysail sheets
? Lewmar 30C Self Tailing winch (1998) for main halyard on mast
? Lewmar 6A winch (2000) on boom for reefing
? Barlow 16 winches for jib & staysail on mast
? Garhauer s/s rigid vang (1998) led aft thru Lewmar stopper (1999)
? Forespar LC-12 adjustable whisker pole on mast track (1998)
? Garhauer s/s ball bearing running 4/1 back stays (1997)
? EZ jacks (1998)
? All Kern sails
? Roller furling/reefing Jib (2004)
? Roller furling/reefing loose footed Staysail (1997)
? Storm trysail bagged & stored pre loaded on its separate track (1997)
? Mainsail with 2 jiffy reef points, reefing lines thru stoppers
? Tri-radial Nylon ¾ oz. spinnaker ATN Chute Scoop & Tacker (1997)
? Sailrite riding sail (2001)
? 66# (Bruce type) 90? chain, 300? rode
? 45# CQR 70? chain, 300? rode
? 35# Delta 300? rode
? 40# West Marine Performance (Danforth HP type)
? SL555 manual windless
? Salt water wash down pump
? Ritchie BN 202 bulkhead compass (1997) spare (1999)
? SIMRAD RA772UA 24 mile radar (2001)
? ICOM IC-M710 SSB/HAM with ICOM AT130 (1999)
? SCS PTC-IIe Pactor controller for email, grib, Wx fax
? ICOM 502 DSC VHF (2001) with ICOM HM-127W (2001)
? Standard HX255S hand held VHF (1999)
? NASA Target Navtex Pro-Plus Navtex weather receiver (2001)
? Autohelm BiData ST30 depth finder & knot log (1998)
? Garmin GPS-128 (1998)
? Garmin GPS 48 (1999)
? Raymarine ST4000+ GP Tillerpilot (2003)
? Aires windvane self steering with kick-up rudder
? Four 6 volt Trojan T10 house batteries, 1 12V 900CA starting battery
? Heart Interface Freedom 10 Inverter/smart charger
? Heart backlit AC/DC electrical panel with monitors
? Link 2000R control panel
? 2 engine mounted alternators, 115A Balmar, 51A Universal
? Ideal smart regulator for Balmar alternator
? Four Winds two blade wind generator with regulator
? Siemens M65 43 watt solar panel with regulator
? 3KW 220-110V xformer, multiple adapters for Non-USA shore power
? Westerbeke/Universal 42hp M50-B (2000)
? 2 aluminum Worldcruiser 38 gal tanks (1998), w/sight tubes
? 2 Racor filters w/manifold to select tank or filter
? PSS dripless shaft seal
? Standard dinette layout with custom cabinet over refrig
? Pilot berth converted to storage
? Heat Shield insulation (same as used in NASA space shuttle)
? Headliner has removable Formica panels with varnished teak battens
? Eberspacher Airtronic D4 diesel heater w/3 outlets & thermostat
? Dark green velvet cushion upholstery
? JVC AM-FM Cassette w/12 disk CD changer & 4 Bose 151 speakers
? 8 Alpen glow day/night light fixtures
? 5 Hella fans
? Custom 5? foam mattress in lowered port v-berth
? Bowmar C-139 aluminum/lexan center & forward hatches
? 10 bronze opening ports with s/s screens
? Force 10 3-burner gimbaled stove w/ thermostatically controlled oven
? Danfoss CF-35 refrigeration in converted icebox (2005)
? Deep sink w/Whale foot pump
? Hella fan used as exhaust or cooling fan
? Two 35 gallon polyethylene tanks with selector valve (1999)
? PUR 80 watermaker
? Taste and sediment filters in galley & head sinks
? Raritan PHII head (2002)
? 8? Fatty Knees stored securely in custom chocks on foredeck
? Sailing kit w/ sail, mast, dagger board, rudder
? 3.5 Nissan outboard w/neutral & forward
? Danforth anchor w/nylon rode in bag
? DBC Offshore 4 person life raft mounted on companion way sea hood
? Olin 12 gauge Alert/Locate kit
? ACR Satellite 406 EPIRB
? Abandon Ship Bag includes PUR 06 handheld watermaker
? SOLAS flares
? MOB pole
? 4 hand held fire extinguishers
? Life jackets
? Harnesses & jack lines
? Life Sling
? Radar reflector
? Whale manual bilge pumps
? Automatic 1 1/4" electric bilge pump
Living aboard Mariah for the last 9 years has been the adventure of our lives. Sadly, health issues force us to move ashore. We have rebuilt virtually all of her systems using the best available equipment & have maintained her with an eye to safety, sailing ease, and comfort while living aboard. She is a well equipped, sea worthy cruising sailboat with an extremely large inventory of spares for continued cruising. With only a crew of two, we have voyaged from the east coast of the US, to the Caribbean, crossed the Atlantic, to Northern Europe, the French canals and the Mediterranean. Mariah, currently in Southeast Italy, is well poised for you to cruise Venice, Croatia, the Riviera, the Greek Islands, or beyond in 2006.
Located: on southeast coast of Italy
Price: $50,000 Priced for a quick sale
Contact: Fred Phillips? email firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information: www.w32mariah.com for a full listing of equipment and more pictures.
I'ts always a shame to see a westy retire but good to know you received so much enjoyment from your boat. Could you provide anymore info on the heat shield insulation. A google search returns a multitude of products using this description and I would like to find the product that has worked so well for you.
Fred and Kitty Phillips
http://www.heatshieldmarine.com/ is the website for the product we used. It is wonderful for radiant heat transfer, not necessarly for thermal heat transfer. However, if you combine a high quality foam with the heatshield product, it works well for the frig as well.
Fred and Kitty Phillips
Mariah is no longer on the market. Thanks for all the inquiries.