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: "2007 Hawaii Rendezvous "
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2007 Hawaii Rendezvous
This year's Hawaii get together is still in planning stages, but last year's coordinator has sent an Aloha and tentative dates of 22nd through 24th of June have been suggested. Details and locations to be announced. But if your are or will be in Hawaii this June plan to attend!
I have setup the slips for the second Annual Hawaiian Westsail Rendezvous (2007)
Here Are the details for the event.
Friday, June 15th:
Out of town Arrivals 1:00 to 6:00 PM? Waikiki Yacht Club. (Please RSVP by May 30th)
Dinner?at hawk? (WYC, Harbor house, Hawaii Yacht Club, or?) Fireworks display around 7:30
Saturday, June 16th:
Local arrivals, Breakfast at Waikiki Yacht club 7:00 to 9:00(RSVP required for food) Slips are at no cost to you but you will need to register as a guest.
Mid day race starting sometime 11:00AM maybe and going around the Diamond Head buoy and back. Photos will determin the race (if you have more you are more likly to win) photo handi cap.
Mini-survey with Bud at WYC and then at the Public dock.+/-
Racers raft at the public Dock at the AliWai 1:00? 3:00 for lunch at the Chart house. (Not a group reservation but could be if needed)
Return to the WYC check out the other boats (shower, clean up, swim or drink beer till 5:00.)
Race awards, awards, stories, and Listen to the infamous Bud Taplin.) Till 6:00- 6:30
Dinner after at the Waikiki Yacht Club. (RSVP Required) I will get the Menu Items Listed By Mid May.
Sunday, June 17th:
Free Coffee and Donuts on the pier 7:00 to 10:00.
Sail off to another part of paradise.
Norm & Kate
sv/Imagine Westsail32 #564
Cell # 541-285-5963
This is an invitation update on the 2007 Hawaiian Westsail Rendezvous
Held on Oahu at the Waikiki Yacht club this year
And will run from Friday June 15th through Sunday June 17th
Friday, June 15th:
* Out of town Arrivals1:00 to 6:00 PM, Waikiki Yacht Club. 21Deg 17.28'N x 157Deg 50.52'W
If you would like space please call or e-mail. Also the roaming Westsail tikiki will be available for additional carving.
*Dinner is at hawk (WYC, Harbor house, Hawaii Yacht Club, or?)
*Fireworks display around 7:30 or 8:00, best seats in the area for viewing.
Saturday, June 16th:
*Local arrivals, Breakfast at Waikiki Yacht club 7:00 to 9:00 (RSVP required; Standard fair including eggs, pancakes, coffee. at 8:00 PP in advance 10:00 at the door if we have room)
* Mid day race (cruise) starting sometime 11:00AM maybe and going around the Diamond Head buoy and back or not.
* Mini-survey with Bud at WYC. (Some one has to buy him Lunch and you might learn a thing or two)
* Racers raft at the public Dock at the AliWai 1:00 - 3:00 for lunch at the Chart house. There menu runs from 9 to 20 bucks. (Some of us will stay at the dock w/ lunch aboard)
* 3:00 PM return to the WYC check out the other boats (shower, clean up, or drink beer till 5:30.) Option to the beer, or with the beer, is to sign up for the inexpensive life sling class. Cost is 35.00 / sling materials included, and will take about 1 hour to make +/-.
* Race Photo awards, awards, stories, and Listen to the infamous Bud Taplin.) till 6:00
* Dinner after at the Waikiki Yacht Club. (RSVP required) cost is 18.00 in advance (20.00 at the door if we have extra room)
Sunday, June 17th:
* Coffee and Donuts on the pier 7:00 to 10:00 No charge.
* Then Sail to another part of paradise.
SO if you want to sign up: here is the cost breakdown.
8.00 bucks for breakfast
18.00 more clams for dinner
36.00 more if you want a life sling/ back rest
Those guys on the main land can't even get a slip for that cost, so who says Hawaii is to high priced?
So please sign up ASAP (e- mail or by phone) so we can have it all set up.
Aloha for now.
Norm (firstname.lastname@example.org or @ local #941-7039)
p.s. We currently have 3 (32s) and 1 (42) signed up so far.
Update on the attendance
1 W42 & 1 W42 maybe
3 W32 & 3 W32 maybes
I am in Oregon (cutting wood for the tikiki) and will return to those Hawaiian waters around the 9th of May.
SO the good news is we will have some where between 5 and 10 westails this year.
Anybody with a 39 want to sail over to help make it a full family.
Full family? What about a W28? Just because we're runts doesn't mean we're not family does it? ;)
I have been called on it :0 typo on previous should have been (28 and 39).
And yes even the runts should be counted, and are family and welcome. If you are sailing to the islands we will welcome you with open arms.
And if you are in the islands you some how ducked under the radar, neather Bud or I have any 28s or (39s for that fact) on our Hawaiian boats list.
Granted it was the long list ;)
P.S. Always cover a bungle with hummor- because they may throw tomatos instead of stones which could hurt more.
Thanks for including us runts, Norm. No, we're not in the islands. We're in the Pacific Northwest. And if the broker doesn't hurry it up and get the paperwork to us, we may have to start looking for another boat. Geez! It's been like a week since the survey fer criminy sake. What's the hold-up?
Hope you all have a good rendezvous.
Mark Your Calendar:
June 15th - 17th is coming up fast.
Colleen has sent over some Westsail Ware (hats, tee-shirts, polo shirts, and burgees) So be ready to shop (No shipping costs for these @ the rendezvous) Also we do plan on giving away some prizes, so you could be a winner if you attend.
I am trying to set up the Breakfast and Dinner with the club (I need commitment from at least seven of you by June 2, to make it fly. otherwise no food
Any one flying in for the event can email me email@example.com and we will help in finding you a room nearby.
For all who are sailing in I will update the dock info on June 3rd (Triple confirming with Port captain on the spaces) End of E Dock looks good as of today.
Bring your swim suits as the club has a pool or during the race we can break, and check out the bottoms of the boats (at the bit off Waikiki).
Aloha for Now, and please sign up for the meals if you want, as we really do need to tell the club in advance of the # attending.
We are confirmed with Jerry our port captain = (Whole end of E dock).
I am confriming the dinner and breakfast menu with Peter tonight (it will be good) But I only have 8 for the morning and 10 for the evening. so I.e. sign up this week as we will have only a small setting for the group. I will be printing the tickets on Monday (You need a ticket for food).
Remember it is the 15th through the 17th.
Aloha fo Now.