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16x13x1 Or 17x12x1 Prop Needed   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 01, 2009 - 08:42 pm - Hi:I need a new propeller but I understand from Bud that they take 6-8 weeks to order. Does anyone have one that they want to sell?Thanks,David
Oct 18, 2009 - 11:47 pm - David, did you find a prop. yet? I may be of some help. Gerald
Oct 29, 2009 - 03:01 pm - David,I just ordered a new 16 x 13 prop for another customer. Do you want me to order one for you also? Will take about 6 to 8 weeks to get though.
Oct 30, 2009 - 03:54 pm - Hi Bud:I was able to get a used prop but I know need a prop shaft. Do you carry those?David

32 Westsail   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 01, 2004 - 03:33 am - I'm looking for a sturdy offshore boat that can be handled by two. This will be my first boat and I'm wondering if the Westsail 32 is a good choice. S...
Oct 01, 2004 - 06:59 am - Hi Damon,When you say this will be your first boat does that mean it would be the first boat you've ever sailed as well?Or just the first sailboat you...
Oct 12, 2004 - 03:49 pm - Hi Damon,Sturdy Offshore boat is certainly a synonym for the Westsail 32... you might read through the Boats section of the website... we just posted ...
Dec 16, 2004 - 11:02 pm - In response to Michael Dougan's post I must say that although my W32 is my first and only boat ever owned I never have trouble with managing her. Ever...
Dec 17, 2004 - 04:34 pm - Hi Rod, that's a very good point... mine is the Volvo MD11C which I've heard is pretty underpowered, and I think it's what they call a right-hand driv...
Jan 17, 2005 - 09:06 am - Hi GuysPlease see my post re engine selection. I'm fairly convinced that the difference is simply in the HP of the engine.. ie - it can spin the prop ...
Jan 17, 2005 - 09:23 am - As an aside, the MD2B at 52.25 Ft/lBs is not a bad contender, but would take 35/25 * seconds more to react, and would power the W32 at 52.25/65.65...
Sep 21, 2006 - 08:00 am - Thanks guys, you just confirmed my choice of engine for the 32 I am searching for.Randy
Sep 21, 2006 - 10:53 pm - Michael,You told me you have the gaff rigging. That seems awesome. Have you considered a little mizzen mast for a yawl, like Josh Slocum did on Sprary...
Oct 01, 2006 - 01:43 pm - Hi Randy,Yes, I read that part of Sailing Alone Around the World with interest. But, one problem with a ketch or yawl rig is that it adds more standin...

32-42 Westsail   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 13, 2004 - 10:16 am - Hi, My husband and I are new wannabe westies. We really are interested in hearing from other that have sailed "around".

A Used Hatch   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Aug 16, 2004 - 03:27 pm - I need to replace my v-berth hatch. If youhave one and would be interested is selling it, please let me know.Thanks,robert knoxrobertselkirkknox@yahoo...
Oct 04, 2006 - 04:41 pm - Robert,Did you ever get a hatch? I'm replacing mine with a Lewmar lexan hatch and you can have my original if you just pay the shipping.Tom Koehl

Anchor Needed   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Apr 14, 2005 - 04:18 pm - I am looking for a 35LB or 45LB CQR in good shape. If any body has an extra please lat me know. tech@sor.com

Anchors   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Aug 07, 2008 - 10:27 am - Looking to buy a used CQR 45 and also a used Delta 35 with or without rode.Thanks!

Any WS32 Owners In Texas Or Louisiana?   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 25, 2004 - 03:45 pm - I'm thinking I would like to buy a Westsail 32. It's been a 'dream boat' of mine for decades. Now I just may have the ability to make that dream come ...

Anyone Interested In Selling Their Manual Windlass?   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 07, 2006 - 12:46 am - Looking for a good manual windlass for my westsail. Just wondering if anyone had an old ABI or Simpson and Lawrence 555 they would be willing to part ...
Jul 07, 2006 - 11:09 am - We have a new Muir two speed manual,HM1200, windless for sale.Will email spec if interested.Asking $1250.Located in Santa Barbara,CA.

Aries Windvane Parts   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 07, 2008 - 07:09 pm - Anyone have a used Aries windvane they are parting out? Know where to get parts for an Aries windvane? Thanks
Sep 08, 2008 - 10:38 am - Someone is parting out a Kendall under the For Sale section and they mentioned an Aries vane.I bought some parts for mine a few years back by going to...

Autohelm 800 Or 1000   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 31, 2009 - 01:42 pm - Anyone have a working Autohelm 800 or 1000 tiller pilot they'd like to part with? I have an 800 and it seems to steer my W28 just fine but I'd kind of...

Baja Fuel Filter   (Active)   Show Entire Thread

Mar 04, 2011 - 02:27 pm - I am looking for a Baja Fuel Filter to buy. My E-mail is 1cptkirk@msn.com
Mar 05, 2011 - 01:24 pm - There are a lot of them on line. Just Google Baja Filter. I don't actually know what they are, but assume they are a funnel with a fine filter to get ...

Bottom Companionway Step   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Apr 11, 2005 - 08:44 am - I have the companionway steps that disassemble.The plywood 'base' piece in my bottom companionway step is delaminating. I've reinforced it underneath ...
Apr 11, 2005 - 10:09 am - MikeIf you cant find mahogany ply you can always find the mahogany veneer. build the piece out of whatever ply and then glue the veneer to it. mahogan...
Apr 11, 2005 - 11:42 am - Yep, I'm sure mahogany ply (it's 3/4",not 1" btw) is expensive and not easily available in a 19"X19" piece like I need anyway.It's rea...

Bow Pulpit   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 22, 2008 - 11:40 am - I am looking for a mint condition double rail bow pulpit for our 32.
Jun 22, 2008 - 02:11 pm - Short or long?
Jun 24, 2008 - 07:38 pm - Since I currently do not have one I am not sure it really matters as long as it is the double rail version
Jun 24, 2008 - 07:54 pm - Don,I would like to call you regarding the pulpit would that be allright?Regards,Chris Burger

Bowsprit And Mainsail   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 05, 2008 - 08:49 am - I read that there were stainless steel bowsprits for w32s. If one is still available I would like to know the price, I could really use one.I am also ...
Dec 05, 2008 - 06:08 pm - Contact Bud Tqaplin in the "Ask Bud" section below. He is "da man"!!!!!
Dec 05, 2008 - 11:03 pm - Thanks for the hint. I contacted Bud today. The stainless steel bowsprits are still available. Just a bit pricey, but I think worth it.

Brass Anchor Lamp   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Feb 14, 2009 - 10:06 pm - Can anyone recommend a brass (oil burning) anchor lamp? I'm thinking new since the 'antiques' on ebay seem way over priced. I had to laugh at the phra...
Feb 14, 2009 - 11:27 pm - John, here is a link to some beautiful lamps:http://www.macnaughtongroup.com/kerosene_lamps.htmYou might find them cheaper in some of the online disco...
Feb 15, 2009 - 08:51 am - Tom, thanks for the link. That's a great site, BTW... I've just spent an enjoyable hour reading their site and discovered the whole world of Hillyard ...
Feb 15, 2009 - 04:08 pm - Tom:Those prices look pretty good, considering that a trawler lamp at West Marine is over $400!
Feb 15, 2009 - 10:18 pm - John,I bought a couple gimbaled miner's lamps from Vermont Oil Lamps and they are quality lamps; as good as the Weems & Plath Yacht Lamps West Mar...
Feb 15, 2009 - 10:29 pm - John,As an aside, I do not suggest buying one of the small Den Haan Rotterdam anchor lamps. They are solid and built well, but I think the way the hol...
Feb 16, 2009 - 08:58 am - I recently bought a trawler lamp from Binacle in Nova Scotia. Their prices were about 1/2 West Marine's. Same Dutch lamps everyone else sells. Receive...
Feb 16, 2009 - 03:10 pm - How are these lamps in a serious breeze, BTW?
Feb 16, 2009 - 07:33 pm - John,We have a DHR Trawler lamp that came with our boat and it doesn't do too well in the wind. Anything above ~10kts and the flame is too unstable to...
Feb 17, 2009 - 08:47 am - Aaron, Vermont Lantern is an awesome resource. Thanks for the tip. I bought a set of the brass navigation lights. I'm going to make a teak rack for th...
Feb 17, 2009 - 09:17 pm - Tom,Great! Let us know how the lamps are quality wise. I know my little miner's lamps are nice.Cheers,Aaron N.
Feb 17, 2009 - 10:14 pm - Aaron,Right, I meant the anchor light. I think the Trawler style is for in the cabin. I have one of the small miner style lamps, but I don't think tho...
Feb 17, 2009 - 11:29 pm - John,The DHR light is a good anchor lamp, but the hold down strop is a plain stupid design! The larger version is better, but it's very expensive. I s...
Feb 18, 2009 - 09:23 am - I didn't mean to suggest that the trawler lamp was appropriate as an anchor light, but that I found a good price on lamps that were much more at other...
Feb 25, 2009 - 04:02 pm - I've been shopping for an oil anchor light as well and was attracted to the Vermont lamps. They appear to be well-built and usable. If anyone has firs...

Brass Step Treads   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 18, 2007 - 08:58 am - Does anyone know of a source for brass or bronze wear plates for the steps of the companionway ladder? I know I've seen them somewhere but can't for t...
Jul 18, 2007 - 11:14 am - I have a source on two sizes of them. 3" x 7" and 6" x 12". Polished brass frame with rubber tread. Contact me directly.

Bronze Anchor Rope   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Nov 04, 2007 - 04:39 pm - I'm looking for a duplicate deck pipe to match my existing Wilcox Crittenden cast bronze anchor rope/chain deck pipe. Looks like W-C no longer makes i...
Jan 30, 2009 - 02:01 pm - Tom, if you find two let me know. I need a cover for one of mine which was lost in a storm from a boarding wave. Alternatively, I purchased two new ss...

Bronze Hatch   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 05, 2009 - 07:58 pm - I saw this bronze hatch at the northwest rendezvous on Fred and Patty Bray's W32. Carol Hasse also has one on her folkboat 25. Anyone know who made th...
Oct 09, 2009 - 11:30 am - Lee,I have a supplier that I can get that type of hatch from. I will send you an email about it.
Oct 11, 2009 - 08:37 pm - Bud,I may be interested in the bronze hatch. Please email me the information also. Thanks. Ennis Kay
Oct 12, 2009 - 11:24 am - Ennis, I tried replying to your email by clicking on your name on the left, but the message was rejected as undeliverable at enniskay@bellsouth.net.Pl...
Oct 12, 2009 - 11:46 am - me too (and dimensions)
Oct 12, 2009 - 01:40 pm - Maybe a group buy could bring the price down?
Oct 12, 2009 - 04:44 pm - That is a possibility. I know it will lower the shipping price to me. Let's see how many owners are interested, and I will approach my supplier.
Oct 12, 2009 - 05:35 pm - Bud,Sorry about the email problem. My current email address is enniskay@gmail.com
Oct 12, 2009 - 08:28 pm - ok - I'm interested
Oct 12, 2009 - 09:15 pm - It would, of course, depend on the price, but I am interested!Best,Aaron
Oct 13, 2009 - 10:23 pm - I too am interested. I need dimensions and price. How about a group buy possibly.Dave westsail32@hotmail.com
Oct 14, 2009 - 10:07 am - How about one the would fit the fore and aft hatch on the 42.Interested as well.
Dec 11, 2009 - 08:44 am - Anything available for a 43?
Dec 11, 2009 - 09:22 am - Reading the construction manual I've found that the W28, W32, and W43 all share the same hatch plans to include the companionway hatch. The W32 & ...
Dec 11, 2009 - 10:16 am - No, he does not. The teak skylights were made by a woodworking company that is no longer in business. I do have a drawing of the hatch if you want a l...
Dec 12, 2009 - 06:34 pm - Bud; Iam also interested in hatch and would like drawing of skylight
Dec 13, 2009 - 12:59 am - I've sent an email asking Western Machine Works in Tacoma if they would consider making bronze hatches.
Dec 13, 2009 - 12:39 pm - I will check with my source to see if we can get a good price on a group buy of about six hatches.
Dec 13, 2009 - 01:44 pm - Greg, I tried sending you the drawing of the skylight hatch but it got bounced back saying that your account was full and not able to accept that emai...
Dec 19, 2009 - 12:40 pm - I have posted information on a group buy of these brass hatches. Check it out if you are interested. Need at least six orders to get the group buy pri...

Burner Caps For Force 10 Propane Stove   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Nov 18, 2009 - 09:35 am - A brand new (20 year old) Force 10 2 burner stove came with my boat. It is complete except for the 2 burner caps that drop into the burner housings. A...
Nov 18, 2009 - 11:38 am - G & B...I also bought a used stove that was missing the burner caps, if by that you mean the piece that the frying pan actually sits on. Having no...
Nov 18, 2009 - 03:15 pm - Steve - these are pretty unique gizzies that are no longer made. Force 10 will sell me a retrofit kit for each, but they want around $120 each.Ludicro...
Nov 19, 2009 - 03:38 pm - I see what you mean. I went to the Force 10 website to see what these burner caps are and they're not what I was thinking at all. But $120 each!!! Tha...
Nov 21, 2009 - 11:01 am - For anybody else looking for parts for old stoves, there is a guy in Florida who calls himself the "stove doctor" who came up with someHis e-m...

Burner Grates For Shipmate Two Burner Stove   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Nov 10, 2007 - 07:27 pm - I need to replace two six inch burner grates for my Shipmate two burner propane stove.
Nov 10, 2007 - 08:38 pm - So do I -- let me know if you find themTerry ShoupTreasurer, WOA
Jan 26, 2008 - 06:50 pm - would you be interested in a set if i have some fabricated out of stainless?

Busted Portlight   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Mar 21, 2008 - 01:24 am - Aloha, I know I could have it cut but I thought I check and see if any one had a spare glass for the 6 inch round portlight. Thanks David Beardsley. S...
Apr 11, 2008 - 08:57 pm - Aloha,Thanks I found one.David B.

Buy Westsail 42   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 10, 2005 - 02:35 pm - Looking to purchase westsail 42 this winter.Will be making trip to s. fl. around 10-22-05prefer e-mail but cel. is 706-817-9312
Oct 15, 2005 - 01:35 pm - If you contact me at my email address btaplin@westsail.com, or phone 714-549-9331, I do know of a good Westsail 42 available in Florida.
Aug 21, 2006 - 09:08 am - For Sale: Westsail 42, 1975, Hull# 61, All of the normal bells and whistles plus radar, watermaker,Perkins 4-236 85 h.p. engine, Entec 4.2 kw generato...

Chain Plates   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 09, 2008 - 08:47 pm - looking for some mint condition chain plates for a 32 preferably new
Jul 10, 2008 - 10:51 am - I have them available. Contact me at btaplin@westsail.com

Chain Stripper - SL510 Hyspeed Windlass   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Aug 11, 2007 - 09:44 pm - Hi there all,Looking for a chain stripper for our hyspeed. I fixed it, but it's a real dog to use when hauling back nylon rode on the wildcat.Please a...
Aug 12, 2007 - 04:26 pm - Aaron,I have been in the process of rebuilding a S&L Hyspeed that I bought of of Ebay. All parts are still available through Lewmar reps.CB
Aug 12, 2007 - 07:42 pm - Chris,This I have found out since I posted, but strippers go for a lofty price of $92, which seems a bit steep for a hunk of aluminum.I guess I'll hol...
Aug 14, 2007 - 07:13 pm - Aaron,You are in luck. I found one in my boxes of left over boatbuilding parts. Send me an email.

Chart Kits   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 19, 2007 - 07:04 pm - Want chart kits for Norfolk to Florida, Florida East coast, Florida West Coast. Cruising guides would also be helpful.Don

Charts   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

May 30, 2005 - 02:31 pm - Hi,We are starting to put together a chart wish list for an upcoming cruise. We are looking for fairly current (or at least updated) charts of the US ...

Charts Lakes Huron, Michigan And Superior   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Mar 26, 2009 - 07:55 pm - Is there anyone selling good charts of these lakes?Thanks

Charts Paper   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 13, 2009 - 11:49 am - Looking for charts for mexico andsouth pacfic

Classic Brass Navigation Lights   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 04, 2006 - 04:43 pm - I would like to replace my nav lights with the classic brass lamps mounted on the shroud lines. Has anyone done this and can they recommend a source a...
Oct 04, 2006 - 07:09 pm - Tom,Try www.rwrope.com. They deal Davey & Co. Marine Hardware and offer a full line of great kerosene lamps at OK prices.If that doesn't work, try...
Oct 05, 2006 - 06:39 pm - My boat's previous owner installed the classic hurricane lamps on the shrouds. They sit in sort of a two sided box, with the sides being aft and inboa...
Oct 05, 2006 - 07:40 pm - I'm looking into having my son build some wooden things similar to those in the pictures, although I'm not going to use oil lamps -- I'm not that trad...
Oct 07, 2006 - 12:11 am - Your question is very timely!I just completed an exhaustive search for oil running lights for my W32. I am keeping her traditional and will use oil to...
Oct 10, 2006 - 08:03 am - you might try www.worldpanel.com I think they are a distributor for the thai teak marine products. at least their catalog of items looks exactly like ...
Oct 11, 2006 - 12:30 am - Yes, ordering from ThaiTeakmarine.com did take about 3 weeks as the boxes were shipped surface from Thailand. The emialed us to make the arrangements ...
Oct 11, 2006 - 08:49 am - Maybe I was misunderstanding the information, but it looked like ThaiTeakmarine's shipping costs were pretty high, thus negating any savings. What was...
Oct 14, 2006 - 01:48 am - I don't recall what they were. Perhaps a comparison between them and worldpanel is in order so you can make informed decision.dm
Nov 01, 2006 - 12:06 pm - Den Haan's lanterns are also available at: www.oillampman.comVery glad to find this post/stream- as I had a hard time locating a supplier, but will ch...
Nov 01, 2006 - 04:21 pm - Kerosine lamps are "charming" when at anchor in a quiet bay. Given some of the difficult conditions I've found myself in while under sail (hig...
Nov 01, 2006 - 07:09 pm - I found a source for brass electric running lights, and have ordered some for another customer. www.victory-products.com Part numbers FS 0017 AB, BB, ...
Nov 01, 2006 - 08:31 pm - It looks like the best of both worlds are the Den Hann electric brass side lights from oillampman.com (rewired for 12v) and the teak sidelight "bo...
Nov 14, 2006 - 10:38 pm - Sweet!
Dec 07, 2006 - 07:32 pm - Michael, I found a pair of sidelights on eBay (what CAN'T you find there if you're patient?), vintage design, copper, with oil lamps. They are about 9...
Dec 17, 2006 - 07:06 pm - If anyone is interested, the lights I bought off eBay were cheesey Hong Kong knock-offs and I had to return them (seller claimed they were vintage). I...
Dec 17, 2006 - 10:14 pm - Sort of a bummer, but interesting find none the less!Make sure you get a picture or two of the light-boxes and sidelights when they're all done!Best t...

CMap NT+ Cartridges   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 27, 2009 - 12:41 am - Hi,We're looking for C Map NT+ cartridges (rectangular sort, not square) for East India & the Maldives, East Africa, South Africa and the East...

CMap NT+ Cartridges   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 06, 2005 - 10:21 pm - Hi all,Departure is getting closer and we are looking for CMaps(NT+)of the Pacific and Japan, and possibly Australia (North East Coast), Phillipin...

Complete LeFiel Mast, Spreaders, Booms For W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Nov 26, 2007 - 01:53 pm - Heres hoping!

Dodger   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 19, 2009 - 04:22 pm - Is there a company that has made dodgers for W32's that someone is familiar with?Pictures would be great
Jan 19, 2009 - 07:14 pm - Gary,I don't know of any specific companies, but I have a few photos of boats with dodgers. I think I already gave you my photos; they're in there som...
Jan 19, 2009 - 08:51 pm - Thanks Aaron
Jan 19, 2009 - 11:24 pm - HI Gary, go to the Westsail 28 aera and check my thread under wisker pole, go all the way down. And you will see my dodger. Yes it is for a 28,but it ...
Jan 20, 2009 - 08:14 am - Purchased my mail-order dodger (for a W28) from JSI (http://www.newjsi.com/dodgers.aspx) although it was actually built by Island Nautical in New York...
Jan 20, 2009 - 09:48 am - Mark - good looking dodger..did you build it yourself?We are in Brookings Oregon
Jan 20, 2009 - 10:27 am - Link to the thread with Mark's Dodger: W28 Dodger - Scroll to bottom of pageCheers,Aaron N.
Jan 31, 2009 - 08:57 pm - HI Gary, Sorry I didn't see your post sooner. The co. that made my dodger is Harbor Custom Canvas, in So.Cal.(562) 436-7708. Mine was the first W28 th...
Feb 01, 2009 - 03:11 pm - Thanks for the reply Mark - I'll contact Harbor Custom Canvas

Does A Westsail 43 Make Sense For My Family?   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Nov 27, 2006 - 06:36 pm - This morning, after my wife and I made an offer on a Westsail 43, I was told that the Seller absolutely rejected my request for two sea trials--one in...
Nov 27, 2006 - 07:46 pm - Well, Here we go with the yacht sales part again. I realize Beth Leonard (and Evans, her partner) are boating celebrities, much like Lin and Larry Par...
Nov 27, 2006 - 07:57 pm - Oh, and one more thing. You're probably looking at "Moonstruck", the Ketch up in Ventura or whatever.I'm going to preface the following statem...
Nov 28, 2006 - 06:44 pm - Thanks, AdamYou're right. I am looking at Moonstruck.And I appreciate your thoughts, most of which I agree with. Although I'd want to be somewhat invo...
Nov 28, 2006 - 07:37 pm - Hi Joe,As far as wallowing goes, I've never known my boat to wallow- quite the opposite. When anchored, she has a surprisingly stable ride, I think du...
Nov 29, 2006 - 05:59 am - For what it's worth, I'll add a little bit about stability and Westsails in general. We have a W32 and are quite happy with it. It is a very stable bo...
Nov 29, 2006 - 07:17 pm - Ok,It sounds to me like it is the "salesmanship" here that is the problem not the boat I own a WS 43 and have had her out in a lot of differen...
Dec 01, 2006 - 01:11 pm - Joe:I'd like to add a few (long) thoughts here. We have owned Infini, W-43 #49 for over 8 years. We purchased her from a wonderful young couple who ha...
Dec 01, 2006 - 03:50 pm - Sounds like some pretty good advice here. The only thing I'd add is that it does sound pretty unreasonable to ask the seller for more than one sea tri...
Dec 01, 2006 - 07:36 pm - Thank you, Mike. I couldn't have said it better myself and that's the point I was trying to make.
Dec 03, 2006 - 04:49 pm - Maybe you would want to take a look at Shearwater. I know the owner put a large bucket of money in her before his couple of year crusie. We bought a W...
Jun 23, 2008 - 04:03 pm - I am in the process of buying a W43 # 17 once owned by Dan Clark in Monterey? and then most recently by Jim Burgan in Long Beach CA., I am looking for...

Door To Head   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 31, 2006 - 02:12 pm - I'm looking for a door to use for the head on my WS 28'. When I purchased boat it didn't have one and there are no signs of where the hinges used to b...
Jan 01, 2007 - 10:46 pm - The head door on my W28 uses a piano hinge running the entire length of the door. The beauty of my particular layout is that the door serves double du...
Jan 02, 2007 - 09:13 am - Paul, I can have a teak door made up if you give me the dimensions. I can also check my W28 construction manual to see if it has the dimensions. Conta...
Jan 03, 2007 - 10:18 am - Have you thought about using curtains? We actually took out the wooden doors on our 32. We have two curtains, one seperating the head from the main ca...
Jan 04, 2007 - 01:20 pm - Hello,I like the idea of the door serving double duty as the door to the head and v-berth, that was my original plan. Of course i remember the door on...

Drogue For W-32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 06, 2006 - 12:01 pm - I'm looking for an inexpensive but effective drogue for Robin. If you have one you'd like to sell, please let me know
Apr 27, 2007 - 08:17 am - Hi, I'm a new W32 owner here in Key Largo. Just acquired Jenny Leigh (WSSK03760475).For the mear price of ~$10K you can acquire Moon Dance @ Ft. Laude...

Engine Mounting Perkins 4-108   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 13, 2006 - 11:36 am - I am in need of the metal pieces that bolt on the engine block (fwd mount) and the bell housing (rear mount) for a perkins 4-108. I am repowering my w...

Exhaust Manifold   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Mar 26, 2004 - 12:01 pm - I am looking to replace the exhaust manifold on my Volvo MD17C. If you have one in decent condition, drop me a line.Steve
Mar 09, 2006 - 09:24 am - I have one, located in Charleston, SC
Mar 10, 2006 - 07:47 pm - Hi Danny,Thanks for the offer, but I had other problems and just replace the whole engine. Much more better. Don't miss that old Volvo.

Fiberglass Turtle Hatch Cover   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Feb 05, 2009 - 06:38 pm - Does anyone know where you can get one of these fiberglass hatch covers for the sliding companionway hatch? Are they custom made one offs or are there...
Feb 06, 2009 - 09:21 am - Don't know what happened to the original Westsail mold. There have been some others made from a mold an owner had made, but I lost track of who had it...
Feb 06, 2009 - 12:03 pm - Try Peter Sherman in Portland.....someone told me he had a mold
Feb 06, 2009 - 12:05 pm - Sorry - that would be Alec Jenson
Feb 06, 2009 - 04:09 pm - How would I contact Mr. Jenson? Is he a member of the WOA? I would like to get in contact with someone who can make one from measurements if anyone kn...
Feb 06, 2009 - 04:33 pm - Check under the membership roster
Feb 06, 2009 - 05:57 pm - Jenson's membership in WOA has lapsed, but you should still be able to find him in the database in the member's area.
Feb 06, 2009 - 06:45 pm - The phone numbers I have for Alec Jensen are 503-638-5205 and 503-642-0311
Feb 13, 2009 - 09:02 pm - Does anyone have any current prices on these fiberglass turtles?Randy
Feb 14, 2009 - 10:18 am - I remember several years back, someone (in the Pacific N.W.I think) had a mold for a fiberglass turtle that they wanted to get rid of because he was m...
Apr 06, 2009 - 01:06 pm - Did anyone succeed in getting a fiberglass turtle made?

Forward Bottom Lifeline Wanted   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Feb 21, 2008 - 09:07 am - I am in need of a replacement lifeline (lower forward) for a W32 that has not had the bow pulpit upgrade. I was wondering if someone had some of these...

Genoa And Bruce Anchor   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 09, 2008 - 11:36 am - looking for a genoa sail and bruce anchor
Oct 19, 2008 - 09:38 pm - I have a 66# Bruce that I do not plan to use when we leave so I will be selling it. It is like new. I am in St Petersburg, FL

Groco 3   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 07, 2006 - 11:16 am - Looking to fix our Groco head seacock.

GROCO REPLACEMENT CONE TRADE   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 06, 2009 - 12:53 pm - I am looking to trade rather than sell. I need the rubber cone for a 3/4 inch valve and will trade 1 1/2 cone for it.
Oct 08, 2009 - 08:44 pm - email us......we may be able to help
Oct 10, 2009 - 04:39 pm - Don did you get my e-mail?gjohnson95667@live.com
Oct 14, 2009 - 03:59 pm - Sorry Greg, I have been out of town. I just looked and did not get your email.Try again dlmont2@aol.com
Nov 18, 2009 - 06:13 pm - Greg,Did your package arrive yet?Don

Ground Tackle   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 24, 2006 - 11:16 pm - Anyone have or know where I might purchase a used 45-75# CQR , heavy fisherman, and a good sized danforth, I need all three?dannycr@bellsouth.net
Jun 27, 2006 - 06:20 pm - Just keep checking ebay. They'll email results daily of the anchors you're interested in. Enter the keyw words in the search field like CQR, or Danfor...

Halyard Winches For W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 08, 2008 - 10:02 am - Looking for some of these....
Jul 09, 2008 - 09:17 pm - hey Gary, I had good luck recently on Ebay. Seems to be a good supply of decently priced winchesMike
Jul 09, 2008 - 10:35 pm - Yeah - thanks Mike.... just won a #16 yesterday

Hank-on Yankee   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Apr 04, 2005 - 09:38 am - Hey there everyone.I blew out our yankee and need another.Please Email or callw32illusion@yahoo.com301.351.0548Mike Haywood
Jul 07, 2006 - 09:32 pm - Ich can mich an dich uberhaupt nicht errinern.qnx

Has Anyone Seen This WS32?   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 09, 2008 - 11:58 pm - http://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/boa/941954503.html
Dec 10, 2008 - 06:32 pm - Aaron Lives near this area. Maybe he knows something about it. Aaron??????
Dec 10, 2008 - 07:44 pm - All,We're going to see it tomorrow. I'll take pictures and report back.Cheers,Aaron N.
Dec 11, 2008 - 08:06 am - Here is a picture:
Dec 11, 2008 - 09:39 am - Picture is bmp format so have to wait till I get home to convert it
Dec 11, 2008 - 12:47 pm - All,We went and saw the boat this morning. It is in very rough shape; it needs an entire new interior, an the deck is beat up. Further, the previous o...
Dec 11, 2008 - 06:39 pm - Trying again:
Dec 11, 2008 - 06:40 pm - Looks like a strong boomkin .....!
Feb 05, 2009 - 12:21 pm - Is that a T top like the ones used on smaller fishing boats?
Feb 06, 2009 - 03:32 pm - A comment to whoever buys the boat.The boomkin stays need to be re attached, or the strong boomkin will look like a bent boomkin when loaded up.Intere...

Heavy Duty Cleat   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 08, 2009 - 02:23 pm - Looking to buy a cleat as found at the bow of the 32's. Also looking for a pair of 7-8 inch bronze cleats.
Jul 08, 2009 - 06:26 pm - I have a pair of bronze cleats that I will sell. Nothing wrong with them, just replaced them with 316 stainless. Original Westsail equipment. email me...

I Need A Cover For My Wilcox-Crittenden Deck Pipe   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Feb 22, 2009 - 10:20 am - I have two on my W32 and one cover is at the bottom of the Pacific off Point Conception due to a boarding wave. I can't find one anywhere on the inter...
Feb 22, 2009 - 02:46 pm - Try this link. I haven't bought anything from them, but it might be worth a look-see.http://www.spartanmarine.com/index.html
Feb 22, 2009 - 03:53 pm - I wonder how the seacock lapping compound would work on our seacocks
Feb 22, 2009 - 03:58 pm - Terry, nice link. They have a similar although not exact deck pipe but I would still need to remove the old one. Since it is very tightly bonded to th...
Feb 22, 2009 - 05:48 pm - Edward, The lapping compound for the seacocks are for the ones with a bronze cone in them. The majority of the Westsail seacocks have a rubber cone in...
Feb 22, 2009 - 09:21 pm - Tom,I think I know about were in my storage locker the deckpipe is that I removed. Not sure who made it. If you post a picture of your remaining cover...
Feb 23, 2009 - 05:03 am - Tom,If you heat the bronze deck pipe it should loosen from the adhesive.
Feb 23, 2009 - 10:24 am - Tom, I will send you a pic latter in the week when I go back down to the boat in Rockport. Thanks, Tom
Feb 25, 2009 - 04:16 pm - Jeff, Tom, et al, I'm looking for a second pipe for my boat but haven't had any luck so far. At this point I'm waiting on a quote from my local machin...

In Need Of A Valise 4 Man Offshore Liferaft   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 09, 2006 - 10:22 am - Anyone have one they'd like to part with?Christian
Oct 12, 2006 - 09:45 am - Christian, I have two immersion suits available at a good price, but no liferaft.

Interested In A WS32, Need Info   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 07, 2006 - 03:32 pm - Hello AllMy wife and I are looking for a different live aboard boat. We?re been cruising the East Coast but are looking farther afield. I?ve had the c...
Jun 07, 2006 - 05:55 pm - Hi Ed, if you're ever anywhere near NYC you're welcome to tour mine and/or go out for a day sail. I keep my boat at Liberty Landing in Jersey City. My...
Jun 09, 2006 - 09:37 am - Hi Michael,Thanks for the gracious invitation. Too bad you?re in NYC area. A motorcycle trip through the city a few years ago really turned me off. We...
Jun 21, 2006 - 07:39 am - Ed,If you are coming to Maine, I have a W-32 that you may be able to sail on. I have owned my vessel for only one sailing season and now starting my s...
Jun 23, 2006 - 03:57 pm - Hello EdNot sure if you want to travel further abroad, but I feel we have the boat you are looking for. As said in our earlier advertisement of Westsa...
Jun 27, 2006 - 02:45 pm - Hello Ed, Our Westsail 32 Robin is in Annapolis, however on Thursday we are heading north to Newport RI and Maine. We will be in Maine in mid July and...
Jul 03, 2006 - 12:04 am - Hi Ed,Well, the good news is that many of the toll roads around NY have been decomissioned. Though, getting through New Jersey will still cost you som...
Jul 07, 2006 - 07:08 pm - Ich can mich an dich uberhaupt nicht errinern.vss

INTERIOR PATTERNS FOR WESTSAIL 32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

May 28, 2006 - 04:21 am - I AM BUILDING OUT THE INTERIOR ON A 1979 WESTSAIL 32 KIT; HULL #WSSK07530579-32. I HAVE THE CONSTRUCTION MANUAL BUT I REALLY NEED TO ACQUIRE PATTERNS ...

Jib And Staysail   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Aug 07, 2009 - 08:49 pm - This is what happens when a 70 mph straight-line wind gets under the roller reefing on headsails. I'm looking for anyone willing to part with spare ji...
Aug 11, 2009 - 08:10 pm - Were you out at sea when the winds were that high!David
Aug 11, 2009 - 11:37 pm - Thank god, no! The boat was tied up with double docklines fore and aft right in the slip where you see her in the picture. A thunderstorm blew through...
Aug 12, 2009 - 07:29 am - Might want to consider that sacrificial Sunbrella on the new sails. Just a thought.
Aug 12, 2009 - 09:13 am - If you are expecting storm force winds while at a dock, you should always take the sails out of a furler. Good idea to take the mainsail off also.
Aug 12, 2009 - 04:48 pm - Sails have already been ordered with Sunbrella. I suspect the dead ones were original and that Sunbrella postdates 1976, the build year of the boat. B...

Life Raft In Valise   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 20, 2008 - 09:56 pm - For use on a Westsail 28. Will consider offshore or coastal.
Dec 21, 2008 - 08:27 pm - Hi:I have a four person life raft that needs to be recertified. I've never had it open. I'm willing to sell for $200.00David
Dec 23, 2008 - 07:14 pm - what is the manufacturer/brand, year and model?Thanks,Don
Jan 15, 2009 - 07:59 am - Dfharris02,Did you ever sell this life raft? Tried e-mailing you direct but got no answer. If it's still available, please e-mail my by clicking on my...

Looking For 43 Or 42 In PNW   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 23, 2004 - 07:17 pm - I'm looking for a 43 or 42 located in either Washington or British Columbia (I'm located on San Juan Island). If you are thinking of selling, please d...
Jul 07, 2006 - 07:50 pm - Ich can mich an dich uberhaupt nicht errinern.jnj

Looking For Charts Of Trent-Severn Waterway   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Mar 27, 2007 - 06:14 pm - Anyone have the charts for the Trent-Severn waterway they would like to sell?

Looking To Buy . . .   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Aug 09, 2004 - 10:04 pm - one of the small barrient 15 (16?) bronze winches that came on the boom of some of the early westsails. Only need one. If you've got one, drop me a li...
Aug 12, 2004 - 02:16 pm - Steve,I have available new Arco #10 aluminum winches, the same size as a Barient #10, for $80.00 each, plus shipping.Bud

Looking To Buy 32 West Coast   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 25, 2004 - 09:50 pm - I never should have sold Kibitka I lived aboard her for 8 years and now would love to find another, I am up in Washington state but will look at the r...
Nov 13, 2004 - 09:40 am - Hi Jeff, Look under the boats link here... I think we have a link to Bud's World Cruisers website where he lists a bunch of Westsail's for sale.

Looking To Buy A Westail 28 In California   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Aug 23, 2004 - 02:38 pm - Hi there. I will soon be deciding on a boat to purchase, Nov-Dec timeframe, and a W28 is within my budget. I'd dearly love to get into a W32, but the ...
Jul 27, 2005 - 04:55 pm - I have a 28 in FL I must sell by sept. 2005. Bought in 2000, has new yanmar 28, fuel tank and hoses, batteries, charger,head, best raymarine tiller au...
Jul 07, 2006 - 07:14 pm - Kansst du mir ein Speisekarte zeigen?mqn

Magma BBQ Rail Mount   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

May 19, 2009 - 10:01 am - Bought a nice Magma kettle BBQ at a consignment shop last week. It's got the mounting arm but is missing the little block that connects the arm to the...

Mailsail   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 01, 2004 - 09:11 pm - looking for a used mainsail for a westsail 32
Jan 26, 2005 - 10:07 pm - just trying to reach Rick. Lisa from Montana
Jan 27, 2005 - 06:26 pm - I have one that's in fair conditon
Mar 14, 2005 - 07:59 pm - Hi Rick,I may have a sail for you. I have a FULL set of used sails including numerous headsails. They are all hank on sails. Currently, they are at Bo...

MAIN SAIL NEEDED   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

May 23, 2005 - 11:33 am - WE LOST OUR MAINSAIL ON SATURDAY MAY 21,,,,,IN A STORM!!!!WE NEED A USED ONE,,,,,,,,,,,
May 23, 2005 - 04:52 pm - see these sails at this linkhttp://ssca.org/sscabb/index.php?action=vthread&forum=4&topic=1005
Jun 08, 2005 - 10:42 am - I have a main that was just replaced. The old sail condition is fair. I do not know the history as the boat is new to me. I will sell for a couple of ...
Sep 01, 2005 - 09:32 am - I have a main ,Genoa roller furling, and stays'l for sale

Mainsail Cover For W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Mar 20, 2009 - 01:11 pm - I'm looking for a used cover for my new sail while I build/source a new cover.Thanks for any leads
Mar 21, 2009 - 09:22 am - Gary,I have an old cover you're welcome to use, but I'll want it back when you get your new one; we plan to cut it up into drop cloths. It has a coupl...
Mar 21, 2009 - 10:41 am - Thanks Aaron!I'll contact you by e-mail
Mar 21, 2009 - 02:52 pm - Still looking..... the cover turned into drop cloths sooner than expected!

Mainsail For W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 13, 2008 - 10:55 pm - Looking for one....

Mainsail For Westsail 32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 03, 2008 - 12:32 am - Does anyone have a used mains'l they would like to part with. Mine is way past its prime.Dave Jeschke

Mainsail W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 26, 2005 - 03:01 pm - have boat w32, have ssteering, would like a spare main in reasonable condition. do you have one. markpenny100@hotmail.com

Mainsail W42   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 28, 2005 - 11:54 am - Hi I am looking for a Mainsail for a W42 Cutter rigged in good condition alternativly advice on where i can get a new one that doesn't bankrupt me
Jul 07, 2006 - 07:59 pm - Ein Schloss, Ein Wurst, Ein Kopf !anm

Max Prop For WS32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 13, 2009 - 04:11 pm - Looking for a used max prop for W32

MD3B Engine Wanted-or Cylinders   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Aug 22, 2005 - 05:26 pm - I'm looking for a Volvo MD3B engine in working condition. If I can't find one I would also consider parts. Mainly the cylinders which are interchangab...
Sep 01, 2005 - 09:19 am - I saw one on ebay

Michigan W32's For Sale?   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 20, 2004 - 08:30 pm - I am interested in purchasing a W32 in good shape and with a fiberglass deck. Are there any in Michigan? I am in the GR area. I could not resist the E...
Dec 02, 2004 - 09:36 am - Cash buyer for W32, good condition,recently overhauled, must be capable of crossing Atlantic to Europe, SSB essential,aircon useful, would be interest...

Monitor Windvane   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 07, 2005 - 08:42 pm - we need a monitor windvane for our w 32

Mushroom For 107   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Nov 05, 2005 - 08:09 am - I seem to be missing the mushroom for what would appear to be an intake on my Perkins 4-107 engine -- any idea where I might locate one?
Nov 05, 2005 - 09:01 am - Hey TerryYou might try TransAtlantic Diesels. www.tadiesels.com

Navy-style Mugs & Westsail Gear   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 30, 2008 - 12:42 pm - Hi All - starting to reorder for this year's Rendezvous. Have had a couple of requests for the Navy-style mugs (cream with blue logo), that the club u...
Jan 30, 2008 - 06:16 pm - I just sent you an email with the source for coffee mugs WOA used a couple of years ago. Check your messages and get back to me.
Jan 30, 2008 - 09:51 pm - Colleen,I'd be up for mugs. Maybe look into polycarbonate mugs, too. They're available with really wide bottoms and sealing lids for reasonable prices...
Jan 31, 2008 - 12:21 pm - Terry came through with a source, so looks like mugs will be back in stock for the next few Rendezvous as well. Thanks Terry! Also I love that both Te...
Jan 31, 2008 - 01:35 pm - I'd like to see some regular Westsail t-shirts and tank tops in light colors for our wintery Florida weather (80 & sunny by Sunday - I'll be out s...
Jan 31, 2008 - 02:10 pm - Frank - We are ordering regular Westsail t-shirts this year. I'll see what I can do to get a couple of light color choices. They probably won't be rea...
Jan 31, 2008 - 04:07 pm - Colleen,I second the t-shirt/tanktop request.And on the other spectrum, I think a nice blue or green (or both avail) light jacket could be nice.Someth...
Jan 31, 2008 - 10:17 pm - Aaron - I did consider starting up the web "online" store. But this is the problem, we're not getting the clothing (T-shirts and LLBean gear)a...
Feb 01, 2008 - 06:54 am - Colleen,I understand the issue with building stock. My family owns several businesses and stock seems to be the "break all" when bills come in...
Feb 01, 2008 - 08:09 am - Great post, Colleen - you pretty much said it all right there....;)
Feb 05, 2008 - 08:58 am - haha Aaron... that's the problem... nobody's in charge :-Dclick on my user name to drop me a line and I can tell you what sorts of things are availabl...
Feb 20, 2008 - 08:05 pm - I have the mugs! The cost is US$5.00 per mug, and I can ship up to six anywhere in the US for US$8.95; Canada shipping is US$23.95. I don't know what ...
Feb 21, 2008 - 02:42 pm - Do you happen to have a picture of the mugs?
Feb 21, 2008 - 07:00 pm - I have some shots I took in my kitchen -- Let me see if I can get one to post here.../image{WOA Mug.JPG}Well, that didn't work. I'll email a shot to y...
Feb 22, 2008 - 06:28 am - Put me down for 4. Post or email me the payment details.
Feb 22, 2008 - 08:08 am - Terry,E-mail me a shot as well if you would. Thanks-Steve
Feb 22, 2008 - 09:26 am - Let's see if this works.
Feb 22, 2008 - 12:36 pm - terry, nice mug.demerit for the size though :-) Bigger than actual size might be expensive to ship.
Feb 22, 2008 - 04:39 pm - Yes, But imagine how classy you'll look using it to bail out the boat! You could also use it as a bathtub, you know.I just figured out how to post the...
Mar 17, 2008 - 10:33 am - works for me, but then, I've got a 17" monitor!
Mar 17, 2008 - 09:02 pm - I would also like to get a couple of mugs- and are there any t-shirts available from anywhere? Thanks- just let me know where I need to send the $$$ a...
Mar 17, 2008 - 11:40 pm - Mugs are $5.00 each, and I can ship up to 6 for $8.95 anywhere in the US. I'll check with Colleen Caldwell, who handles shirts, and see what she has a...
Mar 18, 2008 - 11:13 am - All,I'm going to be working on getting our online store up and running in the next few weeks. Over the summer, I'll have more time to devote and hope ...

Need Nice WS 32 Fair To Great Condition   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 25, 2006 - 04:00 pm - Hi everyone. Time to make the plunge, so what better place to start than with WOA?I'd like to buy a 32 Westsail. Seriously. Ideally it would be very s...
Apr 27, 2007 - 08:20 am - Hi, I'm a new W32 owner here in Key Largo. Just acquired Jenny Leigh (WSSK03760475).For the mear price of ~$10K you can acquire Moon Dance @ Ft. Laude...
Apr 30, 2007 - 11:34 am - HAVE WESTSAIL 32 FOR SAIL READY TO CRUISE NOW IN MAZATLAN ASKING 72,000 WILL CONSIDER OFFER HAS NEW ENGIN AND RADAR,SONAR FRIDGE,FREEZER DINGY AND LIF...
Jun 19, 2007 - 05:58 pm - Thanks for the leads, all. Apologies for the late reply.Problem is/are: #1 a project boat is not for me. Been there, done that on small boats before--...
Jul 25, 2007 - 12:50 pm - BOAT DOES NOT HAVE TO STAY IN MEXICO YOU CAN SAIL A WESTSAIL ANY WHERE YOU WANT . WE WILL PROBABLY MOVE OUR WESTSAIL 32 SUNRISE TO SANDIEGO NEXT YEAR ...
Jul 27, 2007 - 08:49 pm - Lynn,Would like to consider your boat, but don't like the idea of dealing anything in Mexico. I don't know why so many people end up trying to sell th...

Need Symmetric Spinnaker   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 09, 2009 - 08:03 am - I would like to find a used symmetric spinnaker for the W32

Need Used Westsail 32 Mainsail   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 05, 2009 - 01:24 pm - Does anyone have a Westsail 32 mainsail that has some life left in it?
Jun 05, 2009 - 10:13 pm - Terry Shoup will maybe have one. Mark
Jun 05, 2009 - 10:25 pm - Sold it already. Sorry.
Jun 06, 2009 - 12:52 pm - Randy on Satori just got a new main. He might have one. ken
Jun 08, 2009 - 09:27 pm - Hey Cynthia, my cousin Joe has one. # 1213 500 3304. Joe's lat lon is central California. Mark.

New Sails   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 24, 2006 - 07:03 pm - I'll be buying new sails for my boat (W32) in the next few months -- any ideas on costs for a main, a staysail, and a yankee? Getting ahold of Kern is...
Jul 24, 2006 - 07:27 pm - A friend of mine just spoke with Kern about a new main for a 32 and he quoted approx 2.5k
Jul 25, 2006 - 09:23 am - Keep trying... I submit it's worth it to get in touch with Kern. Yes, they are a tad more expensive than something 'off the shelf' from North, etc. bu...
Mar 31, 2008 - 12:50 pm - I have new Westsail 32 sails for sale. The main, yankee, and massive genoa (used a bit) are made by Kern of Annapolis, MD, who is probably the best cr...

Original Bowsprit Endcap Stainless   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 13, 2008 - 03:27 am - I need a end cap for an original wooden bowsprit.
Sep 14, 2008 - 04:27 pm - I have the end cap and platform, if you need it. I am replacing mine with Bud's Stainless Bowspritand Pulpit. I also have Bud's Long Double Rail Bow P...
Apr 08, 2009 - 06:01 pm - Still looking for platform and end cap if anyone is converting o stainless?eug502
Apr 08, 2009 - 06:38 pm - Eugene, If you do not locate a good used one, I have the materials to have some made. Don't know what the final cost will be, as it depends on the lab...
Apr 08, 2009 - 06:40 pm - Eugene, I was refering to the bowsprit end cap, not the platform.

Perkins 4-108   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Mar 09, 2006 - 09:16 am - I am in need of a repair manual for a perkins 4-108. If you have one or know where I can get one, please let me know.
Mar 11, 2006 - 12:24 pm - I have a copy of the original Perkins Workshop manual. Contact me at btaplin@westsail.com and I will arrange to make a copy and mail it to you.

Putting Together A W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 19, 2007 - 04:15 pm - interested in used electronics, dannycr@bellsouth.net
Nov 18, 2007 - 10:04 pm - Danny, do you have any interest in a couple of old Datamarine instruments for just the cost of shipping? They have not been used in 10+ years but ...
Nov 21, 2007 - 10:15 pm - I just removed a vintage signet knotmeter (Model MK12) and companion Log. sorry no Xducers. same deal, shipping costs, it's yours.scottW32 Maccine
Nov 22, 2007 - 08:30 am - Scott, thank you for your response. I am talking with George about his generous offer but I'm sure other members may need your items. THANKS
Dec 01, 2007 - 07:23 am - George I sent you an email concerning your generous electronics offer, did you receive it?
Dec 12, 2007 - 11:40 am - Sorry, I been dragging my feet. I will see if I can get the cables pulled out of the boat to send with the units. Will send by this weekend and let yo...
Dec 12, 2007 - 01:30 pm - George, thank you, your efforts and generosity are greatly appreciated. Let me know on the shipping. THANKS

Rigging Screws And Toggles   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 02, 2009 - 06:16 pm - Looking for 1/2" bronze rigging screws and toggles. Prefer Merryman Holbrook.
Oct 03, 2009 - 05:02 pm - Peter,You might check with Brion Toss at Toss Rigging; he has a supplier of great bronze turnbuckles from New Zealand.Also, keep your eyes on ebay. Wi...
Oct 04, 2009 - 05:11 pm - I have them available, identical to the Merriman ones, but made in New Zealand.Please contact me directly.

Sail Covers Wanted For My Westsail 32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Nov 23, 2004 - 10:50 pm - Hello,I am looking for a good deal on a complete set (or partial) of sail covers for my W 32. I prefer blue, but will consider any colors. Thanks!

Sails For A W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Feb 18, 2009 - 04:14 pm - Need main, genoa and jib.

Seeking Canvas Merchant In Brooklyn   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Apr 29, 2005 - 09:04 am - Posted on behalf of Wally:Does anyone know the name and address of the canvas co. in brooklyn ny that has the patterns for west sail dodgers? i got on...

Seeking W28   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 03, 2005 - 05:06 pm - Looking to purchase a W28, preferably on the West Coast. Overall condition should be good or better, and pretty much in sail-away condition.Call 250-9...
Sep 09, 2005 - 08:24 am - I have found and purchased a W28! I'm looking forward to discussing everything Westsail with you all.Thanks to everyone who contacted me.

Seeking W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 29, 2005 - 03:23 pm - Am in the process of seperating myself from my present life, and making preparations for the voyage(got my first salvo of jabs today!!!!!). Will be ar...

Sewing Machine   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 25, 2010 - 07:19 am - Hi,I'm still looking for a portable sewing machine suitable for sail repair etc that I can purchase for our W42. I'm looking for a walking foot machin...

Shipmate Stove Burner   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 27, 2006 - 03:55 pm - My Westsail 32 apperantly has the original turnbuckles on the standing rigging.One has a crack and I'd like to find a replacement for it, but the leng...

Shipmate Stove Burner   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 27, 2006 - 04:02 pm - My Westsail 32 apperantly has the original turnbuckles on the standing rigging.One has a crack and I'd like to find a replacement for it, but the leng...
Jun 27, 2006 - 06:40 pm - Contact me at btaplin@westsail.com and I should be able to find a solution to your problem.Bud

Simpson Lawrence Windlass   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 23, 2007 - 11:47 pm - Looking to buy a Simpson Lawrence manual windlass, either a 510 or 555 model. Prefer one on good condition. If you have one sitting around or know of ...
Jan 24, 2007 - 07:45 am - Just bought a nice 510 SL windlass on ebay. Use key word windlass, they are posted there often.Good LuckCB

Skipper Wanted   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 13, 2009 - 01:12 am - Must be in good shape, willing to sit the head for long hours and take all crap from all crewmembers.(One Wilcox Crittenden Skipper in good condition ...

Sold My WS 43 Looking For A 32 In The PNW   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 31, 2009 - 03:43 pm - Well it finally happened. Leviathan a WS 43 is sold to a great guy I am sure he will be will join the group shortly. So now I have Cash in hand and I ...

Spinnaker Halyard Stowage   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 31, 2009 - 04:11 pm - I have just installed a spinnaker bale on the top of the mast and installed a block with a new 9/16 halyard. does anyone have an innovative way of sec...
Jul 31, 2009 - 06:51 pm - Mount a rail cleat on the front of your bow pulpit and tie it off there.
Aug 01, 2009 - 11:53 am - Tbryan,I have a snap-hook (pelican clip) on one end of the halyard which I clip through a ring I seized to the port forward lower shroud's lowest togg...
Aug 06, 2009 - 08:40 pm - HI Aaron, what is this Tuatline hitch you speak of? Is it like a Truckers hitch that Bruce Bingham describes in his most wonderful book The Sailors Sk...
Aug 07, 2009 - 11:52 am - Mark,The tautline is basically a rolling hitch, though the placement of a turn is slightly different. It's a super useful knot aboard boats for taking...
Aug 07, 2009 - 07:57 pm - HI Aaron. Thanks for the info, thats a cool web site too. Mark.

Spreaders For Isomat Mast   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Nov 07, 2007 - 02:09 pm - On the admitedly VERY slight chance that somebody might have a spreader for my mast I'll post the part number here....Isomat BF4 spreader complete, 54...
Nov 08, 2007 - 07:03 am - I did a google search of "Isomat BF4 spreader" and the first hit yielded this:http://www.rigrite.com/Spars/Isomat_Spars/Isomat_Spreaders/BF4_s...
Nov 08, 2007 - 07:40 am - Thanks Jeff - I'm looking at all my options

STA-LOK Wedges Needed   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 27, 2008 - 12:45 pm - Can anyone help? We will be needing some new Sta-Lok wedges. I thought they were called buttons, but anyway the part of the three part system that spr...
Dec 28, 2008 - 09:20 am - Randy,The retailer to whom they referred you is Sailing Services. I know Brooks - nice guy. They are the only US dealer of Sta-lok fittings, though th...
Dec 28, 2008 - 09:30 am - Incredible Aaron,You are like a walking enclycolpedia.I appreciate the great tip and will be happy to deal with your friend, Brooks, if possible.Randy
Dec 30, 2008 - 05:20 pm - Randy,If they will not sell them to you directly, contact me as I can get them as I have done business with them in the past.
Dec 31, 2008 - 08:20 am - Randy,You can also find spare Sta-Loc wedges at http://www.riggingonly.com/stalok.htmJeff

Stanchion   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 15, 2005 - 08:00 am - I'm looking for a single W32 stanchion... the conical shape variety, made from AL.Ed HlywaCAPRICA #687

Stantions   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

May 09, 2005 - 06:09 pm - need a set of stantions for later model westsail 32, the old ones with the conical taper

Staysail Bag?   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 23, 2009 - 12:11 am - Or whatever you call the canvas bag that remains on deck and attaches to the inner forestay that the staysail is stored in?
Jul 23, 2009 - 10:26 pm - These are called "ready" bags. Anyone who makes sail covers for a living should know what they are and how to make them........
Jul 24, 2009 - 07:06 am - I'm looking for a second hand bag.
Jul 24, 2009 - 08:46 am - I might be able to help you out. I went to roller furling on the yankee, so I have that bag, which should be fine. Where are you located?
Jul 24, 2009 - 01:21 pm - I've emailed you.
Jul 24, 2009 - 01:25 pm - My work computer won't allow me to go through your spam filter. Please email me by clicking on Balance and tell me how much you would like. I leave fo...

Staysail Boom   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 02, 2008 - 06:47 pm - Looking for a staysail boom for a W32
Dec 02, 2008 - 06:59 pm - I've removed the one off my 28, if you're interested let me know. I don't know what the correct length is for a 32 staysail boom is, I suspect my 28 i...
Dec 02, 2008 - 07:02 pm - Where are you and how much do you want for it Kevin?E-Mail if its better for you....thanks
Dec 02, 2008 - 07:13 pm - It looks like the original Westsail spec was for a 11'6" Stysail boom for the W32.....does this sound right?
Dec 02, 2008 - 08:34 pm - The boom is at my home in Seattle, it's yours for free if you can use it! I'm traveling at the moment, but I will be home and able to measure it tomor...
Dec 02, 2008 - 08:41 pm - Ah cheers Kevin - that is very generous of you!We are down here in Brookings Oregon so not too far away...I might be able to arrange a pickup.
Dec 02, 2008 - 08:53 pm - Oh, I think I've seen you're boat! Are you moored in the newer East marina on the western most dock?
Dec 03, 2008 - 09:32 am - My manual shows the W28 staysail boom as 11'-0" and the W32 staysail boom as 11'-4".
Dec 03, 2008 - 09:46 am - Kevin - yes, our boat was in that slip for a while.....the boat was not rigged at that time. We have since moved to the commercial side. Much quieter ...
Dec 03, 2008 - 04:36 pm - I also have a stays'l boom I would sell. It has been painted with awlgrip. It was set up for roller furling.let me know if there is interest
Dec 06, 2008 - 06:27 pm - Gary and Charlotte, I just checked my staysail boom it is 11'1". Its yours if you want it.Kevin
Dec 07, 2008 - 06:20 pm - Thanks a ton Kevin. I will try to arrange a pickup asap

Staysail For W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Mar 30, 2009 - 05:50 pm - I'm looking to purchase a staysail for my W32. Please email me at dfharris02@yahoo.com if you have one. I'm happy to pay for shipping.

Staysail Wanted For 28 Footer In Australia   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 21, 2004 - 08:05 am - We need a staysail (Part No 16663; 114 sq ft; luff 25.0; leach 21.25; foot 10.75; wgt 7.25; dacron) and we are investigating if it would pay to purcha...
Jun 21, 2004 - 11:23 am - Lorraine&Tony, If you have access to a sewing machine you can order a sail kit from Sailrite company.Everything is included and the sail panels ar...
Jul 07, 2006 - 10:25 pm - Descriptions of pubs their atmospheresnwb

Stern Pulpit   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

May 23, 2008 - 12:03 pm - Bud seems to think there are one or more of you out there that have one for sale? Would love to hear from you. Thanks, Nanette
May 24, 2008 - 07:11 am - Nanette, give us some more details - do you want one that mounts to the original fir boomkin? - Tom
May 27, 2008 - 08:44 am - I have one for sale...its one of Buds that mounts on top of the wooden boomkin. It does not have a mainsheet hoop
May 27, 2008 - 10:39 am - I now have a mainsheet hoop for sale..
May 27, 2008 - 08:08 pm - Can you please tell me what you would want for the stern pulpit and the condition
May 28, 2008 - 06:44 am - I have sent emails to those who have responded...look forward to hearing back via phone number supplied.Nanette
May 30, 2008 - 11:36 am - When the hoop is not welded, how does it work?
Jun 18, 2008 - 04:43 pm - Still looking for a pulpit!
Jul 16, 2008 - 07:01 am - a polite bump
Jul 18, 2008 - 06:41 pm - I will have one for sale by the end of the year.

Storm Jib And Ocean Main Sail   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 27, 2008 - 02:34 pm - Does anyone have a storm jib for a westsail 32 that I can borrow, rent or buy for the 2009 Marion-Bermuda race. I also would like to get a good, stron...
Sep 27, 2008 - 11:29 pm - Bob,You can likely find a used one for ~$300 from Minneys, Atlantic Sail Traders, or the Annapolis place.Fair leads!Aaron N.

Storm Sails Needed   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 31, 2010 - 11:06 am - If anyone has storm sails that they will not be using, I know of an owner getting ready to leave from So Cal for Spain, and he needs some for his W32....

Stove-top Grates   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 09, 2006 - 08:17 pm - The grates on the top of the stove on Inalla are pretty well worn -- any suggestions on where to find replacements?

Surveyor Needed   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 05, 2005 - 10:37 am - I'm looking for a reliable in-depth survey of a Westsail 42 in the Annapolis area. Can anyone recommend someone?

Teak Paneled Door   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Nov 13, 2008 - 05:01 pm - Anyone have a spare teak paneled door (for the chain locker bulkhead)? Approx size is 13-1/2 x 18-1/2". I'm missing one.Tom Koehl

Thickness Planer   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 12, 2009 - 08:52 am - I am planning to reseat my teak deck, and after reading posts on how to go about doing this, have realized the need for a thickness planer. If anyone ...
Jan 12, 2009 - 10:07 am - Home Depot sells the Ryobi planer for $199. This is not the tool I would buy for the shop but for a single job you could probably turn around and sell...
Jan 12, 2009 - 01:08 pm - My research has led me to believe that the best non-bankrupting planer is the Makita. Like I said, I don't anticipate needing one for anything else, b...
Jan 12, 2009 - 05:59 pm - Oh I thought you were looking for a value suggestion. If you're looking to buy a quality tool there are sevral good options. I have always been happy ...
Jan 12, 2009 - 10:09 pm - Frank,I have the three blade DeWalt. It works well but if I get a little to impatient and start to take off to much it will creep open if I don't keep...
Jan 13, 2009 - 05:32 pm - Tom,Actually, I am looking for a value suggestion, and I will probably end up buying a Ryobi like you suggested. I do not know if I will bother planin...
Jan 13, 2009 - 10:40 pm - Frank,Unplained teak can shed splinters. If you choose to leave it raw, a low-grit, with-grain sanding would be a good idea.Cheers,Aaron
Jan 14, 2009 - 04:27 pm - You'll also be sanding aggressively to remove the excess seam caulk. Plus the caulk will get stuck in the ridges of the boards. I suggest planing smoo...
Jan 14, 2009 - 08:13 pm - I get you. I guess masking tape will seal better on a smooth surface (I assume this is how one keeps the caulk off the face of the boards.)Frank
Jan 15, 2009 - 03:12 pm - While taping is certainly an option, good god that would be a lot of work! I say caulk, compress with a putty knife, let dry, sand her smooth.
Jan 15, 2009 - 06:25 pm - Tom,I spent an entire night(8 PM til 8 AM) last november taping the foredeck. I dont want to go through that agony again but the alternative sounds li...
Jan 15, 2009 - 06:30 pm - Tom,I spent an entire night(8 PM til 8 AM) last november taping the foredeck. I dont want to go through that agony again but the alternative sounds li...
Jan 15, 2009 - 06:39 pm - Tom,I spent an entire night(8 PM til 8 AM) last november taping the foredeck. I dont want to go through that agony again but the alternative sounds li...
Jan 15, 2009 - 06:46 pm - well that didnt work too well.Say Aaron, why doesn't the upload utility like my JPG file? it has jpg extension.scott
Jan 16, 2009 - 12:04 am - Scott,I'm not sure why it did not work. Perhaps you forgot to select it? The first time I tried to post a photos, I typed "/image{hardrive/locatio...
Jan 16, 2009 - 10:00 am - The downside of NOT taping and just sanding afterward is that if the deck is really weathered deeply (not just silver) you will have to sand down quit...
Jan 16, 2009 - 01:46 pm - Ralph,That was the second point I was trying to convey. After 30 years of wear, planing smooth will likely leave only 7/16" planks. Not much for a...
Jan 16, 2009 - 04:06 pm - 7/16" planks are not a problem. Mine are 3/8 after planing so you've got a sixteenth on me. Check out the materials they are using on decks these ...
Jan 16, 2009 - 07:57 pm - The photo Scott wants posted:Best,Aaron
Jan 17, 2009 - 12:46 pm - Scott,After all the trouble, I hate to complain, but how did you apply the tape (it is hard to tell from the photo, looks like a continuous surface.) ...
Jan 17, 2009 - 02:10 pm - A thousand thanks for the picture. Now I understand why Bloodhound's PO didn't opt for the tape method. Oh my God !!! But hopefully, with a fresh deck...
Jan 18, 2009 - 07:33 am - Frank,Yes it is possible and in my view preferable to fit the teak without screws. This will also allow you to reset your bungs the full depth of your...
Jan 19, 2009 - 09:53 am - Tom,I used the TDS fitting epoxy, great stuff although kind of like stirring taffy. I felt like I needed the screws to give me the clamping pressure n...
Jan 19, 2009 - 10:57 am - You could always hold the boards down with a few screws and crossboards to clamp down the teak, then when the epoxy is cured, remove the screws, seal ...
Jan 19, 2009 - 11:58 am - Thanks Bud,I'm almost encouraged to attack the rest of the deck... need to get some sailing time in first.scott
Jan 19, 2009 - 04:01 pm - Scott,Kevin and Steph glued their new teak down to Fluid Motion 2, a W32. Further they detailed the process (plus a lot of other stuff) on their websi...
Jan 19, 2009 - 05:58 pm - The article refered to is probably the one we wrote about three years ago and was in Windblown. We did run the planks through a plainer and used the s...
Feb 25, 2009 - 04:12 pm - Tom, I haven't gotten up the guts yet to tackle my deck, although I really want to pull it all, plane it, and reset it with the TDS and new bungs to t...
Feb 26, 2009 - 06:09 am - I used the original screws fitted with fender washers inserted through the oiginal screw holes to provide clamping pressure. I then removed the screws...
Feb 27, 2009 - 09:05 am - Tom,Are you saying you did not have to remove the old teak planks, but just injected epoxy into the screw holes?If so, that sounds like the kind of fi...
Feb 27, 2009 - 05:27 pm - Randy,No, I was responding to Tom Koehl's question about holding the boards in place while the epoxy cured. I did the full removal and restoration. I ...

Trade Alden Challenger 38 For W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 16, 2005 - 04:42 pm - Hi, I have an Alden Challenger 38ft located in CT. I purchased this 2 yrs ago and have been working on her. I was on my first Westsail this summer and...
Dec 28, 2005 - 09:49 am - I doubt that I'd trade, but I'd love to see any pictures you have.

Used Portlight 18.5" X 8.5"   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jun 01, 2006 - 12:03 pm - Need one aluminum opening portlight, Wilcox Crittenden?, Fits 18.5 " opening X 8.5 ".

Used Storm Trys'l Wanted   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Aug 25, 2009 - 04:12 pm - Could you a trysail, little used, with bag, and slides for W32, 1974 year model, and wire/line from deck to above goosneck.Anyone have one they would ...
Aug 26, 2009 - 05:54 pm - Randy: So happens I have a new (hoisted only once for fitting, never sailed) all Orange Trysail and bag for a W32. Orange is the color you want in con...
Aug 27, 2009 - 11:38 am - Norm,Thanks, and I hope this could be a win/win deal.I could not reach you via your email link or direct attempt.Will try again off member's area info...
Aug 30, 2009 - 07:18 pm - Aloha Norm,Thanks for all the cooperation, but I have the external slide.Aloha.Randy
Aug 31, 2009 - 10:46 am - Randy,It would take you two hours with some webbing and a sewing palm to replace the hanks. It's a simple job.Best!Aaron
Aug 31, 2009 - 12:33 pm - Maybe that's something to think about.Let's see what happens.Thanks, Aaron.However, I don't many simple jobs. I do suppose, though that there arent' t...

Vane Steering Unit For W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Aug 06, 2005 - 03:39 am - Hi all, I'm looking for a vane steering unit suitable for a w32, please contact me at markpenny100@hotmail.com thanks.
Dec 07, 2006 - 07:38 pm - Mark, Check out the Cape Horn setup at www.capehorn.com. They make one for the W32 and I've heard nothing but good about it. I'm going to put one on m...
Dec 16, 2006 - 03:57 pm - Hi Mark,I have an later model Aries windvane with extra rudder, and vanes that came off my W-32. I'll take $1100 plus shipping for the unit.

Volvo MD3B Diesel 4sale   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 01, 2006 - 11:44 pm - I have well kept motor that may need a new crankshaft bearing.Good compression, under 2K hours, recent MS transmission, spares included.$750.00westsai...

Volvo MD3B Maintenance Items   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Nov 01, 2008 - 07:55 am - Can anyone tell me a good source for filters, impellers, etc.?Thanks

W 42 Wanted   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 29, 2006 - 01:56 pm - I'm looking to give a good home to a 42 in Australia.If you are in Oz, en-route to Australia or the Pacific and don't intend to continue any further, ...
Jul 31, 2006 - 06:38 am - EMAIL CHANGEIf your emails have been bouncing....its because I have just changed email providers.My new email address issilver333@dodo.com.au..or leav...

W-32 Mainsail   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

May 01, 2007 - 10:06 am - Robin needs a heavy weight, full-batten maisail with at least two reefing points, the second of which will reef to 55 pct of full. We need it soon so ...
May 01, 2007 - 05:00 pm - Contact Kern Ferguson at E-mail Address: kernsails@sbcglobal.net

W-42 Club-footed Staysail Rig   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Feb 02, 2007 - 01:42 pm - I want to return my W-42 to the original staysail rig, with hanked on sail, boom and tabernacle. I am removing the Harken roller-furling staysail, foi...
Mar 28, 2007 - 10:24 am - I have a westsail staysl boom from a 32. I believe I have all the related gear including athwartship track.if these would be of use I would let go of ...

W28 Survey On Cape Cod   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Feb 22, 2006 - 11:40 am - I need to have a survey done on a Westsail 28. Does anyone have recommendations for an experienced surveyor in the Cape Cod area? Thanks.

W28- Wanted: Propane Range, Furling Gear, Self-tailing Winches   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 07, 2005 - 09:06 am - Prepping for single-handing my W28.Need a propane range. Prefer a Force 10 or Dickerson, but will consider all. I'm located in BC, Canada.Looking for ...

W32 "ILLUSION" Is For Sale   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 27, 2005 - 07:20 am - Illusion is for sale. We have just returned from cruising and with a new crew mate here we are going bigger.The list of items that have not been repla...

W32 Bow Platform Original   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 12, 2008 - 05:14 pm - I'm looking to buy an original bow pulpit used or new whatever shape it is in will do as long as its an original
Sep 13, 2008 - 12:14 am - I have one. Just replaced with a new, longer one. It's in fine shape. Where are you? Shipping can be a major pain.Ken
Sep 13, 2008 - 01:57 am - Excuse me I have the pulpit.I need a platform.eugenep502

W32 Or W28 Wanted In (or Near) Australia   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Aug 24, 2009 - 10:33 am - We're located in Australia, and ready to buy a Westsail 32/28.Please get in touch if you have or will have one available in the Australia/New Zealand/...
Sep 21, 2009 - 05:01 pm - Why not do what another Aussie couple did and fly to the States and buy one here? They bought "Tar baby 2" in Anacortes Washington and are in ...
Sep 23, 2009 - 04:29 am - Not a bad idea! However, we're too inexperienced. We've only ever sailed our 15' racing dinghy (a National-E). I think we'll need a pretty good adjust...

W32 Pipe Dream....sort Of....   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Apr 23, 2008 - 08:59 pm - OK, so thinking out loud here, so please bear with meJust how feesable would it be to pick up a Westsail from the East cost and sail it across the Atl...
Apr 24, 2008 - 01:34 am - Daniel,It might not be as much pipe dream as you think. I tend to be pretty conservative, but will offer an approach that sounds reasonable to me. You...
Apr 24, 2008 - 10:42 am - I second what George said.As for the boat, crossing oceans is what the Westsails were designed to do.For 50K you could expect to get a boat which is r...
Apr 27, 2008 - 07:02 pm - Thanks for the posts and advice. I think it's a case of "when" not "if" to take the plunge. I'll keep you all posted on my (slow) prog...
May 22, 2008 - 02:29 pm - Daniel, I'm putting my boat up for sale soon. She's pretty close to being ready for such a trip. You can get a closer look here:http://www.greatsoftwa...
May 22, 2008 - 04:06 pm - Michael, Say it ain't so! Going for something bigger??
May 27, 2008 - 08:05 am - Going for something smaller, for the time being. Bought an 18' Marshall Sanderling (Cape Cod style catboat). Quick to prep and put away for day sails,...
May 30, 2008 - 11:32 am - You tease! She's beauitful...and in budget too....
May 30, 2008 - 11:33 am - And according to YBW...er...Soldhttp://www.greatsoftware.net/Sannyasin/yw_listing_full_detail.htm
Jun 02, 2008 - 11:49 am - hehe... yea, that was the original Yachtworld listing... that "sold" was me :-)I took that listing, edited a few things and put it here:http:/...
Jun 02, 2008 - 02:47 pm - Good luck to the pipe-dreamer. Guess Michael has shown us it's doable. Fairwinds.Randy
Jun 02, 2008 - 06:42 pm - ^ ^Indeed. And I've already watched that YouTube video a few months ago - didn't realise I'd end up talking to the owner
Jun 02, 2008 - 10:14 pm - Just remember ... the times they are a changing. Please see my post on the general disucssion page.randy

W32 To Cross Atlantic   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 04, 2004 - 02:03 am - Cash buyer for W32, good condition,recently overhauled, must be capable of crossing Atlantic to Europe, SSB essential,aircon useful, would be interest...
Mar 20, 2006 - 10:57 am - We have just recently advertised our Australian westsail 33 on this site. She is sitting in Peurto Calero, Lanzorate ready and waiting for someone to ...

W32 Wanted - East Coast   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 22, 2007 - 01:17 pm - Looking for a W32. Northeast would be great, East coast / Gulf ok, and may even consider a Carribean boat. A later model with the greater headroom in ...
Jan 19, 2008 - 08:37 am - Hi Joe,I have a beautiful custom built W32 that I have been spending the last three years recomissioning.I might entertain selling it for a "Fair&...
Apr 12, 2008 - 04:59 pm - Hi Chris,My wife, Helena, and I are starting to look for a new boat. We had a Southern Cross 28, but sold it and are looking for something bigger to t...

Want To Buy 32-42 Westsail Cutter Fiberglass Decked   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 13, 2004 - 10:00 am - We will consider any westsail.
Apr 27, 2007 - 08:21 am - Hi, I'm a new W32 owner here in Key Largo. Just acquired Jenny Leigh (WSSK03760475).For the mear price of ~$10K you can acquire Moon Dance @ Ft. Laude...

Wanted - Kerosene Or Diesel Stove   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Feb 20, 2008 - 09:27 am - Hi.I am looking for a used Shipmate, Taylors, or Dickinson kerosene stove that is in serviceable or better condition. With or w/out oven.Also looking ...
Feb 20, 2008 - 10:27 am - Joe, I have a very good Shipmate two burner kerosene gimballed stainless stove with oven available. Contact me at btaplin@westsail.com
Mar 16, 2008 - 12:32 pm - Joe,I have a Shipmate three burner with oven that I can part with. Email me if you are interested. tkoehl2769@comcast.net
Mar 17, 2008 - 09:31 am - Joe: I have a bronze Taylor with two burners and an oven. I purchased it off of ebay when I was building my W32. Since then I have purchased a complet...
Dec 14, 2008 - 01:50 pm - I am also in need of a kerosene / diesel gimbaled stove with oven. If any of you have one still available I'd be most interested! 931-220-6751-Craig

Wanted 1 1   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 29, 2009 - 04:41 pm - Does anyone have any serviceable 1 1/2 inch old style Groco live rubber inserts that are for sale?
Jul 29, 2009 - 05:02 pm - Hpoe you can find some. I do not have any left. I do have lots of the bronze bodies though, without cones.
Jul 29, 2009 - 07:28 pm - I think I have some. I replaced some thru-hulls a while back. I'll paw through the garage tomorrow and get back to you. Probably have both 1 1/2 inch ...
Jul 30, 2009 - 09:37 am - Ken,After you've taken care of Tbryan, I sure could use 3 of the 3/4" ones if you scare any up in your search-Steve
Jul 31, 2009 - 04:03 pm - Ken,I have the most need for the 1 1/2 inch versions. Your help is greatly appreciated.
Jul 31, 2009 - 04:28 pm - Give me a couple of days. I'm out of town, but I will check as soon as I return.Ken
Aug 07, 2009 - 12:40 pm - Still looking. Starting to appear grim. Maybe I chucked them or stored them so deep even I can't find them. It's been years. But I'll still keep looki...
Aug 12, 2009 - 04:03 pm - Thanks Ken, I can only hope.
Sep 02, 2009 - 12:03 pm - All things come to those who wait! Finally found them. I have 2 1 1/2 inch cones in good shape and 2 3/4 inch cones in good shape. Also have the bronz...

Wanted 32ft Fixer Upper Or Needing Work   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 19, 2004 - 05:49 pm - Hi, I am looking for a Westsail 32 in New England area. I am in CT and am looking for something local. I am looking for a fixer upper if possible. Any...
Dec 22, 2004 - 07:51 am - I know of one in Florida that is a fixer, but has a good engine. Contact me at btaplin@westsail.com
Jan 02, 2005 - 10:46 am - I know of one in the midwest that has never been launched. It appears to be in great shape and needs very little to be ready for launch. The guy spent...
Jan 02, 2005 - 05:51 pm - While not really a project boat the W32 Moondance on Bud's site seems like a hell of a value.
Jan 15, 2005 - 02:25 am - G'day, we are looking for a Westsail 32, preferably in Australia. We live in Queensland.Regards, Peter & Pauline
Oct 14, 2007 - 08:09 am - Someone was just asking whether the Westsail I mentioned above was still available. I gave him the owners phone number and he gave him a call.He says ...
Dec 17, 2007 - 06:01 pm - Michael, I've seen the Straub W32 (visited them about a month after I bought my basket case) and it's a beauty - cherry interior that he cut from tree...
Dec 18, 2007 - 08:01 pm - Tom,What major gear is left to equip (sails, winches, head, etc?) her to get sailing?
Jan 22, 2008 - 09:25 pm - Last word is the boat sold.Cheers,Aaron
Feb 18, 2008 - 03:20 pm - The boat has not sold.Contact Bob Straub at 260-691-2135Price still $32k
Mar 03, 2008 - 03:43 pm - Boat sold

Wanted Asymmetrical   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 09, 2006 - 10:13 am - Hello everyone. I've had my Westsail32 Christa since 1998 and just recently signed up to the association. I'm retiring in Oct 07 and at the ripe old a...

Wanted Project Boat W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 03, 2007 - 03:17 am - Hi, looking for project boat w32. to buy later this year. If you have one for sale, or know somebody who does, please let me know.Thanks!sv_arion@yaho...
Jan 06, 2007 - 02:59 pm - Hey there,There is a "project" W32 for sale down in Fort Lauderdale. The owner is asking $22,500, but she's worth no more than ~$8,000. He ref...
Jan 08, 2007 - 07:10 am - There's one on ebay listed as a 34'? Bare hull no decks. Looks like it's been sitting uncovered for quite awhile.
Apr 27, 2007 - 08:16 am - Hi, I'm a new W32 owner here in Key Largo. Just acquired Jenny Leigh (WSSK03760475).For the mear price of ~$10K you can acquire Moon Dance @ Ft. Laude...
Jul 29, 2007 - 03:51 am - I have a Kendall 32 Check out my listing in the for sale section of this web site. I don't care what any of these YAHOOS say she's worth the bottom li...
Nov 01, 2007 - 12:53 pm - Hi ! Why not check out "Pebble"? She is a never completed kit boat that apparently has never been in the water. She has her Volvo diesel w/sha...
Nov 01, 2007 - 12:55 pm - Hi ! Why not check out "Pebble"? She is a never completed kit boat that apparently has never been in the water. She has her Volvo diesel w/sha...

Wanted Used Prop And Starter.   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Apr 11, 2008 - 08:56 pm - Aloha,Trying to stock up on a few spares before I shove off. A 3 blade 16/12 RH prop to fit a1 inch shaft and a starter for the Perkins 4108 Diesel ar...

Wanted: Autopilot And   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 28, 2004 - 03:53 pm - Hi,I thought I'd throw this out there just in case because I have received such great responses in the past. Does anyone have an autopilot and/or wind...

Wanted: Max Prop   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 10, 2006 - 06:49 am - I'm looking for a 16" max-prop 3 blade in good condition for our W32. The 2 blade fixed prop just doesn't quite do it... Contact mmcdiarm at Yahoo...
Oct 12, 2006 - 09:42 am - Mike, I can get you a new one, or a new J Prop, but I don't know of any used ones available. I do get a discount that I am able to pass on.

Wanted: MS Type Transmision For Volvo MD3B Diesel   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

May 22, 2006 - 04:56 pm - My MD3b is in good condition but the tranny recently quit working. Anyone repowering and getting rid of your old one?Thanks,David
May 22, 2006 - 05:04 pm - Failed to post my email address:David.Alberson(at)xerox.com
Jun 03, 2006 - 11:11 pm - David I have just recently pulled my md3 and replacing it with perkins 4-108. I may have the tranny you are looking for.
Jun 07, 2006 - 01:15 pm - Hi Danny,Email me and I will send you my cell phone # so we can go over details. David.alberson(at)xerox.comThanks,David
Jun 10, 2006 - 10:58 pm - david my email dannycr@bellsouth.net
Jun 12, 2006 - 06:24 pm - I am in need of the iron pieces that bolt on the engine block (fwd mount) and on the bell housing (rear mount) for a perkins 4-108 diesel. My boat had...

Wanted: Propane Range For W32   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 27, 2004 - 08:13 pm - Hi,I am looking for a propane range (with oven of course) for my W32. Anybody have one out there for sale? Thank you! Have a great 2005 all.
Apr 08, 2005 - 11:42 am - tim, is that you?michael traffas
Apr 09, 2005 - 03:25 am - Yep,It's the one and only. Still in Alaska, just returned from patagonia and am in transit. Them SC days...Tim
Jan 19, 2008 - 11:35 am - Looking for used 2 burner propane stove with owen.
Jan 29, 2008 - 04:21 pm - I have a good used Shipmate stainless two burner stove with oven available. It is now set up for kerosene, but can be converted to propane. Contact me...
Jan 30, 2009 - 01:57 pm - I also have a good used Shipmate propane stove for sale. I'm replacing it with a Force 10 three burner for my W32. email me at:tstiffler@hughes.net

Wanted: W32 Head Doors   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 21, 2009 - 03:30 pm - Looking for these..... I know some of you have gone to curtains..... want to sell me the doors?
Sep 21, 2009 - 04:11 pm - Gary,I'm scared to sell my doors. What if we want to put them back on!?! They'd be pricey to ship, too.Good luck!Aaron
Sep 21, 2009 - 04:41 pm - Trust me Aaron....you'll never need them again! Think South Pacific, cool breezes....
Sep 21, 2009 - 11:24 pm - This coming from a person who wants to install them on his boat...I'll think about it, but don't hold your breath!Fair winds,Aaron
Sep 23, 2009 - 08:42 pm - Turning blue over here Aaron!My wife and daughter demand privacy
Sep 24, 2009 - 09:34 am - Gary,I talked to my father about it this morning and he really doesn't want to get rid of them. We haven't spent a lot of a time on the boat since rem...
Sep 24, 2009 - 10:02 am - OK thanks Aaron

West Sail 32 (Australia)   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 01, 2004 - 11:50 am - Looking to buy a sturdy offshore cruiser (In AUSTRALIA),a Westsail 32 at the top of the list.Will look at any sturdy fiberglass full keel boat however...
Dec 18, 2004 - 02:54 am - Hello Zac/And so should a westsail be at the top of your list....I have a w32 for sale..from what I have seen, probably the best one in OZ. Located in...
May 01, 2005 - 04:41 pm - I'm looking for a Westsail 32. I'm living in New Zealand and so it'd be nice if I could find one here or in Australia. I will consider a boat further ...

Westsail 28   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Mar 04, 2009 - 07:36 am - I am looking for a Westsail 28/32 ft in East coast/gulf coat area. I am looking for a fixer upper if possible. Anyone seen one that needs a new owner...
Mar 06, 2009 - 12:52 pm - Fazio,Contact Fred Purifoy at 810 Daria Dr. Houston, TX, 77079 Phone 281-496-4681 or edwin_pu@yahoo.com.He as a W32 that was slightly damaged during H...
Mar 06, 2009 - 08:43 pm - Hello, Frazio,And an early welcome to the Westsail owner's gang.Just so you know my experience as a native Texan, I spent several years looking for a ...

Westsail 28   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 22, 2006 - 05:08 pm - I'm looking to buy a small cruiser. I've been on alot of boats but not a 28. If there is anyone with a 28 in the Puget Sound area that has one and is ...

Westsail 28 - Wanted   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 08, 2006 - 09:59 am - I'm looking to buy a 28 Westsail in the very near future. If you are planing on selling and are in the South Florida area, please contact me via email...
Jul 08, 2006 - 02:19 pm - Frank,"Flambeau" is for sale in southwest Florida. I was going to purchase the boat, but am having trouble selling my current boat. I'd like M...

Westsail 28 Questions!   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Feb 26, 2006 - 05:55 pm - Hi all,I am doing some research on the W28 and am wondering if it is a deck or keel stepped mast. I looks like it is bolted onto the deck, but does th...
Feb 27, 2006 - 09:27 am - All of the Westsail boats have a deck stepped mainmast, with a post inside down to the top of the ballast for support. The base of the mast is fastene...
Mar 01, 2006 - 10:44 am - Bud and others,After looking at the W28 a few days ago, my father and I have decided to pursue purchasing this boat. Does anyone know of a good sailbo...

Westsail 28 Wanted Australia   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Apr 20, 2005 - 10:02 pm - I am looking for a W28 in Australia. Would appreciate any contact in this regard.thanks.Rod Lawsonrl@rodlawson.com
Jul 27, 2005 - 04:47 pm - I have a 28 I must sell.Bought in 2000. New yanmar motor(28hp), sails, ac, refrig, auto pilot, chartplotter, more. Must sell by Sept 2005. Over 50k in...
Jul 28, 2006 - 12:08 am - Hi Rod...are you still looking for a 28?I own hull #1 here in Los Angeles. She is a beauty. I may be travelling more than I thought this year...so, I ...

Westsail 32 For Sale   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 20, 2005 - 10:00 am - http://www.yachtworld.com/core/listing/pl_boat_detail.jsp?currency=USD&units=Fee t&checked_boats=1388123&slim=quick&

Westsail 32 Half-Hull Models   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 13, 2005 - 07:09 pm - Back in the good old days the factory store offered half-hull models of the boats. I'd like to locate one for the W32.
Feb 11, 2006 - 11:30 am - Just had one custom made by Jim Frawley, at www,halfhulls.com. Beautiful!
Jul 07, 2006 - 08:29 pm - Geben mir bitte eine Brotchenjjw

WESTSAIL 32 INTERIOR PATTERNS   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

May 28, 2006 - 04:27 am - THE EMAIL ADDRESS GIVEN IN MY PREVIOUS POSTING WAS INCORRECT. THE CORRECT EMAIL ADDRESS IS enniskay@bellsouth.net. THANKS. ENNIS
Jun 11, 2006 - 08:20 am - Dear fellow Westsailors: My name is Michael Yuille and, I?m currently finishing a W32 #634 from a bare hull kit. I transferred a copy of all of the in...
Jun 11, 2006 - 12:38 pm - Michael, If Mr. Kay does not take them, you can send them to me, and I will hold them for future use. I will give you my Fed Ex account number, and yo...
Jun 12, 2006 - 11:52 am - Bud: If I don't hear from Mr. Kay, I will be sure and pass them on to you for others to use. Thanks.M. Yuille
Jun 13, 2006 - 02:16 am - Dear Michael: As I am only beginning to build out the interior of my Westsail 32, your templates will guarantee that my project starts out right. I pr...
Jun 20, 2006 - 06:19 am - Ennis: I will send them to the address you've provided. I will check with UPS and let you know the expense of shipping. I'll be in the workshop this w...
Jul 07, 2006 - 09:37 pm - Ein Schloss, Ein Wurst, Ein Kopf !njm
May 13, 2008 - 04:43 pm - Are the templates still available for the interior of the Westsail 32thanksGreg
May 14, 2008 - 05:23 pm - Greg - The templates that Michael Yuille offered me were never received. I tried to followup with Michael, but I was not able to contact him again. En...
May 14, 2008 - 08:14 pm - Ryman--Oh well, just when I thought that there might be an easier way to finish off the cabinetry. Before I found this thread I had taken the construc...
May 17, 2008 - 08:50 am - FYI,Don't expect perfect matches. I bought a set from WS when still in business and many were close but needed mods. Shannon builds from the center of...

Westsail 32 Parts   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Nov 01, 2008 - 07:56 am - Looking for sails, bowsprit and boomkin and, believe it or not, a tiller.
Nov 02, 2008 - 09:17 am - Kern Ferguson is a good one to contact for sails. kernsails@sbcglobal.netI have the rest of the parts available.

Westsail 32 Wanted   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Mar 18, 2009 - 02:47 pm - I'm a ready cash buyer looking for a well-maintained W32 on the West Coast. Please email or call if you have something not listed on Bud's site or Yac...
Mar 19, 2009 - 11:43 am - I'm not selling..but there's a beautiful, very late model W32 in Alameda for $49k in Grand Marina. It's very lightly used, nicely equipped, and needs ...
Mar 19, 2009 - 11:44 am - Ooops I meant Alameda Marina not Grand Marina
Mar 20, 2009 - 10:06 am - Thanks. I've been to see that one, but I'm having a bit of a problem with the broker.

Westsail 32 Wanted   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 22, 2009 - 08:49 am - I'm looking for a Westsail 32 in British Columbia or Washington. Not looking for perfection or a major project just a reasonable boat for a reasonable...
Sep 22, 2009 - 12:35 pm - Bill, There is one coming up for sale on my website that is on Vashon Island. W32 #297 Sea Dreamer II. The ad should be up in the next few days. Other...
Sep 22, 2009 - 01:51 pm - There was a 32 in Gig Harbor mentioned at the rendezvous last month. The owner is in Eastern WA. George B (who hosted) had contact information.
Sep 23, 2009 - 09:23 am - Thanks to both of you for the quick response, I'll follow up on these leads.I see another posted on Bud's site that's just over on Pender Island as we...
Sep 23, 2009 - 02:13 pm - Bill,Also check out this boat in Oregon:Tom & Pat Scuitto541-545-6024Last I checked they are asking in the $50,000 range.Best!Aaron
Sep 29, 2009 - 10:24 pm - Hey Bill,I went and looked at the Little Bear on Pender.If you want some of the pics I took, let me know.Stephen
Sep 30, 2009 - 07:46 pm - Yes I'd love to see them, sent you a pm with email address.Thanks Bill
Sep 30, 2009 - 09:28 pm - Bill,Did you check with Tom and Pat? I haven't heard from them since April and don't know if the boat is still available.Cheers,Aaron
Sep 30, 2009 - 10:56 pm - W32 #444 Tricia owned by Tom and Pat has been sold.
Sep 30, 2009 - 11:29 pm - Yes I saw that listed on Bud's site but I was still pursuing a local boat at that time. Tricia sold quite quickly.
Oct 01, 2009 - 11:35 am - Bill, are you considering boats that are more of a 'project boat' (ie, needs lots of refurbishment)?I know of one that is in the Pacific Northwest, an...
Oct 01, 2009 - 06:32 pm - It depends on the extent of the work, I'd rather be sailing but I'm willing to look at one that needs work short of a major project that would keep me...
Oct 03, 2009 - 10:41 pm - Bill, as you know all boats are for sale. I planned on listing "Glorious," a 1972 factory 32, after completing some maintenance. She has just ...
Oct 04, 2009 - 09:46 am - Definately curious. I'll send you an email address.Bill
Oct 04, 2009 - 10:12 am - Do you have another boat in mind Gerald?
Oct 04, 2009 - 12:00 pm - Gerald,We miss seeing Glorious in Newport. Now it's just us and Frog Pajamas. Where are you moored now and how was your year? Feel free to e-mail me d...
Oct 06, 2009 - 02:32 pm - Bill, I just forwarded an e-mail to you about that boat I was thinking of in Salem OR.
Oct 07, 2009 - 02:30 pm - There's a Westsail in Salem? I can't remember the hailing port but that wouldn't by any chance be the one for sale at the Embarcadero in Newport? If s...
Oct 09, 2009 - 09:43 am - No, I don't think it's the same one. This one is hauled, under a shed on someone's private property.
Oct 09, 2009 - 11:33 am - Hi Gerald and Cathy,I sent an email with an address that will accept larger file sizes but don't know if you got it so here it is blackbirdbakery at s...

Westsail 32 Wanted Later This Summer   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 17, 2005 - 08:55 am - Hello good folks,Jayne and I are planning to buy a good Westsail 32 in the summer / late Summer this year (2005) - we are in the process of selling pr...
Mar 09, 2005 - 04:55 am - Hi allOur plans have now moved forward many monthsWe are planning to travel to the USA in 5 weeks now, around middle to late April.If you are interest...
Mar 15, 2005 - 12:24 am - Update -We have now found our future home. Best of look on your search if you are also looking.Joe n Jayne
Mar 19, 2005 - 07:21 pm - Hi Joe and Jayne... I assume by "home" you mean your dream boat... tell us all the details, and congratulations! And don't forget to send an e...
Mar 19, 2005 - 07:30 pm - MikeThey didn't buy a Westsail..they bought a Seastream 34.Jeff

Westsail 32's In California   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Oct 14, 2005 - 06:49 pm - I am looking to buy a Westsail 32. Since I live in California I would like to start the search there. If you know of any please advise. Thanks
Jul 07, 2006 - 05:24 pm - Kansst du mir ein Speisekarte zeigen?bnq

WestSail 37 Accessories   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Mar 19, 2006 - 10:06 am - I am looking for a bimini and swim ladder for a W-37. Any ideas where these can be found?

Westsail 42   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 17, 2009 - 01:49 pm - Hello everyone,At first of all I hope you will find my English understandable. It is not my native language!I have just started the adventure of looki...
Jul 17, 2009 - 09:20 pm - Zumsel,Welcome to WOA! Good job finding the Westsails so early on in your hunt. That said, don't limit your search to Westsail because of a love bite....
Jul 23, 2009 - 09:41 am - Zumsel, first of all your English is excellent.Second, the way I would approach your quest is to contact people who USED to own a 42 or 43. No matter ...

Westsail 42   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Feb 04, 2005 - 06:52 pm - Westsail 42 wanted, preferrably cutter rig and in sound condition
Feb 25, 2005 - 12:06 pm - There is one for sale in the cruising world magazine march issue fot 119 K if you go to page 127 Massey enterprises,Inc.Good luck from Montréal Canada
Feb 25, 2005 - 04:24 pm - There is a W42 project boat on eBay right now. Looks almost like an unfinished kit boat. The reserve is $10K.http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?View...

Westsail 43 Cutter WANTED!   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

May 08, 2009 - 08:41 pm - Hi, I am a W32 owner and am looking to move up to the 43 Cutter rigged . If anyone has a 43 cutter for sale please feel free to contact me at jayson36...

Westsail Australia   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Apr 17, 2004 - 09:08 pm - I am interested in purchasing a W32 in Australia. As a last resort I am considering flying out to the U.S. to buy one and sailing her back. If anyone ...
Jul 25, 2004 - 09:00 am - Hello Rod,I have recently listed my W32 in AustraliaPlease feel free to contact me atsilver@wilpat.com.auregards,Noel

Whisker Pole   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Apr 17, 2009 - 12:44 pm - Anyone have one or a handle on one?

Whisker Pole Needed   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Apr 24, 2006 - 03:43 pm - Hi guys, I'm looking for a good, working, and CHEAP whisker pole for my 28. Telescoping between 12-18 ft. should about do it. Anyone???ThanksJonny

Windlass   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Apr 14, 2006 - 03:14 pm - Would like to buy a Simpson Lawrence Sea Tiger(SL500)manual winch in good shape for a reasonable price.

Windlass, Selftailing Winches,wanted   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Dec 27, 2004 - 07:47 pm - I am looking for a windlass for a WS 42, power prefered, also self tailing winches for primaries and on the mast. Thanks, Will

Windvane Wanted To Buy   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Apr 07, 2008 - 02:34 pm - Kia Ora,We are hoping to buy a secondhand windvane for Kabuki, we are having trouble locating one in New Zealand.If we order a new one it has to be sh...
Apr 09, 2008 - 08:34 am - Contact Tony Edler. See his listing under the "for sale" heading and the subject line "tons of sailboat gear". He had a windvane liste...
May 23, 2008 - 08:28 pm - I have a monitor wind vane if your interested, would part with if for a reasonable price ctfelder@verizon.net
May 24, 2008 - 03:17 am - Kia Ora Charles,Fortunately for us we managed to source a Monitor windvane closer to home in the Bay Of Islands, New Zealand.Thankyou for the offerReg...

WING FOR ARIES   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

May 12, 2009 - 05:20 am - LOOKING FOR WING LOST OURS AT SEA,,,,OR THE MEASUREMENTS,,,,,THANKS AL & PATTIE S/V FULLCIRCLE W32}}
May 12, 2009 - 09:55 am - Al & Patti,One of the items on my list is to fabricate a wing for my Aries, the existing wing is starting to delaminate. I could accelerate that p...
May 12, 2009 - 12:17 pm - Make sure you have the same model of the Aires vane. There were three or four different models sold over the years, but I do not know if they all used...
May 12, 2009 - 03:51 pm - HI SCOTT,,,YES THE ADDRESS IS 208 E WASHINGTON AVE,,MAGNOLIA,,NJ,,08049,,,HOW DID YOU KNOW THAT,,,WE HAVE TO SEE IF IT IS THE SAME AL WILL GET THE MOD...
May 12, 2009 - 03:52 pm - HI SCOTT,,YES WASHINGTON AVE IS LONG}}}
May 12, 2009 - 04:59 pm - Al, I do not know if there is a model number marked on the Aires vane. Best to take a picture. Here is a picture of the Aires vane that I had.
May 12, 2009 - 06:52 pm - \HI BUD,,,,THAT IS THE ONE WE HAVE,,,THANK YOU,,,YOU ARE THE MAN,,,,HI SCOT DO YOU HAVE THIS ONE,,,,,,,THANKS PATTIE}}
May 12, 2009 - 07:54 pm - Pattie,Hi, yes that looks identical to mine, I can probably trace that out from my original this weekend and send it out early next week. any suggesti...
May 13, 2009 - 05:43 am - HI SCOT,,,HOW ABOUT TRACING IT ON CONSTUCTION PAPER,,,,WE CAN SEND YOU THE MATERIAL,,,THANKS PATTIE}}}}}
May 13, 2009 - 01:03 pm - no problem, I'm sure I can find some at the arts and crafts store. I'll let you know once it's posted. BTW what material were you thinking of using fo...
May 13, 2009 - 06:20 pm - HI SCOTT,,,,,,,,AL IS MAKING SEVERAL WINGS,,,QUARTER INCH FINISHED PLYWOOD SOOKED WITH EPOXY AND FINISHED WITH VARNISH,,,ONE FOR LIGHT WIND OUT CARIGA...
May 18, 2009 - 09:33 pm - Looks like the same vane I have. Mine are mainly marine ply, seemingly soaked with epoxy. I had one or two snap off in high winds. So, my idea (unreal...

Winter Canvas Cover For W32 WANTED   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Sep 14, 2005 - 12:50 pm - Does anybody have a winter canvas cover for a W32 for sale or any good leads on where I could obtain one? Thanks!

Wood Boomkin   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Mar 30, 2009 - 09:07 am - Does anyone have one in good condition for sale?
Mar 30, 2009 - 04:42 pm - Nanette,I will have one available for free soon, though it will not include the crosspiece. Just the Fir planks and risers. We'll probably have it off...
Mar 31, 2009 - 07:10 am - Thanks Aaron. That would be greatly appreciated. In removing the hardware for the mainsheet set up, in preparation for installing Bud's stern pulpit, ...
Mar 31, 2009 - 11:16 pm - Nanette,It's straight-grained Douglas Fir. Good overall shape, but definitely needs stripped and recoated. I put five coats of varnish on in three hou...

WS42   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jan 21, 2005 - 03:48 pm - Hi, I am looking to buy a 42/43 West Sail,if interested in selling please email atjabogetto@msn.comthanksJeff
Jan 21, 2005 - 07:48 pm - There was one in St. Louis. Don't know if it sold or not. Looked like a good price. Check with Bud.
Mar 14, 2005 - 12:37 am - There is a Westsail 43 in Aransas Pass, TX. That's just outside of Corpus Christi in Conn Brown Harbor. Definitely needs work.

WTB: ABI Bronze Windlass Chain Pipe Cap   (Archived)   Show Entire Thread

Jul 16, 2009 - 01:06 am - Just my luck... ABI went out of business a few months ago leaving me with no source for a chain pipe cap. I've sent email to over ten ABI suppliers, b...
Jul 16, 2009 - 01:29 pm - Warren, I have access to the attached deck fitting or cap only. If it will fit, contact me directly.
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