-Westsail 28-

Basic Specifications
W28 #33 - 1976 Westsail Factory Finished Boat
HULL # WSSF 0033 1276 - USCG Documentation # 594 789
LOA 28' 3"
LWL 23'-6"
Beam 9'- 7"
Draft 4'-4"
Displacement 13,500 lbs.
Fiberglass Hull
Ballast 4,200 lbs.
Sail Area: 545 Sq. Ft.
Sloop Rig
Engine: Universal Diesel
HP: 21
Fuel Type: Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity:
36 gals (two 40 gal tanks)
Water Tank Capacity:
79 gals


A factory finished boat (original factory work order and $41,000 invoice supplied) with two mid-ship bronze hawse pipes, SS rear pulpit, two anchor rollers, a bead-board wood overhead. Previous surveys (including two by Bud Taplin) provided.


Standard Westsail accommodations, diesel cabin heater removed with "Charlie Noble" remaining. New Dorade vent tubes, new solar powered cabin vents. Standard marine toilet with macerating pump but no holding tank. Taplin supplied polyethylene holding tank with fittings supplied with the boat.

Deck & Hull:

Hull and bottom repainted in 2016 with new graphics, including "Westsail 28" in the repainted rail stripe. Deck is fiberglass, showing its age but with no known defects.


Standard Westsail galley with two burner alcohol stove, standard SS sink, and 12-volt fresh water supply.


Universal M25, 3 cylinder 21 HP (continuous - 25 HP max), Hurth HBW-5 2:1 reduction gearbox, new Michigan prop, new SS shaft, new stuffing box and cutlass bearing, Racor fuel filter, auxiliary electric fuel pump to facilitate bleeding of fuel lines, fuel polishing system with a separate filter and a currently inoperable pump.


Standard Westsail 12-volt fresh water supply to head and galley showing its age but completely functional. Rebuilt electric bilge pump and new Whale Gusher 10 pump in cockpit with new hose, and extra newly powder coated Whale Gusher 10 pump body supplied with boat.


110-volt AC circuit with three circuit breakers and shore power outlet, three 12-volt marine batteries, Pro Mariner battery charger, complete 12-volt panel with circuit breakers, auto electric bilge pump wired separately, electric tachometer, inoperable compressed air tank gauge, operable coolant temperature gauge and voltmeter. New house batteries, new alternator.


Horizon Intrepid VHF radio, ICOM ICM34 handheld VHF radio, hard wired computer connection, Raymarine C70 GPS Chartplotter with updated Navionics electronic charts, linked with Autohelm depth finder and Raytheon electronic autopilot, Sony CD/FM/AM/Aux input stereo system with pigtail for auxiliary connection, new LED mast head anchor and running lights.

Mast and Rigging:

Standard Westsail installed LeFiell mast. Factory upgrade Westsail running rigging with travelers for main and staysail, storm trysail track, optional running backstays with 3:1 blocks, pelican hook attachments for backstay and rear shrouds to allow lowering the mast. Mast mounted halyard winches, three Arco #8. All halyards run to the cockpit with three dedicated Barlow #16 bronze winches. Mainsheet controlled by chrome self-tailing Barient #20 winch. Jib sheets with bronze Barient #24 self-tailing winches. Main boom and staysail boom (LeFiell) repainted with epoxy paint in 2016. New (two sheet) foresail cars. New SS lifelines in 2015.


North Sails main and staysail, new custom yankee on new Alado roller furling system, Westsail drifter and deck mounted Forespar whisker pole.

Ground tackle:

22# Bruce anchor, manual anchor windlass, with x feet of chain and y feet of three strand rode, 15# Danforth-type stern anchor (with hawse pipe) with x feet of chain and y feet of rode. (I will supply the x's and y's if requested)


Halon fire suppression system in engine room, three fire extinguishers in cabin. SS butane BBQ and rail mount, rail mount and removable mount for a trolling rod, boat hook, heavy duty emergency rigging cutter, MOB recovery float, 6 person offshore life raft in easy access lazarette mount. 2 large and 2 small fenders, a number of dock lines, spring line, extra sheets, blocks, snatch blocks, and fittings, various polishes and fiberglass maintenance products, spare Michigan prop.

The following items will be sold separately, or may be added to the boat price - Sayes Rig self-steering ($800), original Westsail tanbark Genoa ($200) unused, original Westsail tanbark working jib ($200) unused, and 35# CQR anchor ($300).

Location: Morro Bay, California

Price: $30,000

Contact: Steve Peterson
Cell Phone: 202-251-9367
Email: speterson1962@gmail.com

Additional website information: (More photos) https://westsail28faith.shutterfly.com

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