-Westsail 32-

Basic Specifications
W32 #714 - 1978 kit boat, launched in 1980
HULL Number WSSK 0714 0578 California Registration Number CF-0402-GJ
LOA 32'
LWL 27'-6"
Beam 11'- 0"
Draft 5'-0"
Displacement 20,000 lbs.
Fiberglass Hull
Ballast 7,000 lbs.
Sail Area: 663 Sq. Ft.
Cutter Rig
Engine: Volvo MD-11C
HP: 23
Fuel Type: Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity:
45 gals
Water Tank Capacity:
76 gals


One piece hull from modified mold; delivered with factory installed epoxy/polyester bonded 3-piece lead ballast, deck, floor liner & engine room liner/pan, standing & running rigging, hatches, cap-rails, rub-rails, stanchions, bowsprit, boomkin, chainplates & hawse pipes. Finished by owners - complete list of components, gear & additional photos by request. Panacea was launched in 1980; we lived aboard for five years and have sailed her in southern California coastal water exclusively.


She is comfortable for a couple with large settee in main salon for an occasional guest. Open interior main salon
with galley and chart table Large dinette, port side with 7 foot settee starboard Forward berth, port side sleeps two, small seat opposite with hanging locker & drawers Pilot berth, starboard of cockpit

Deck & Hull:
  • Hull insulated with high density foam, covered with fiberglass or cedar ceilings
  • Teak sole and trims, Peruvian cedar ceilings and trims; eggshell finish V32 laminate on overhead
  • Ivory & Camel color gel-coat; teak cap rails, rub rails, hatches and boom gallows
  • Compass starboard side of companionway, opening port over galley (reverse of standard)
  • Ports - Wilcox-Crittenden rectangular silicone bronze opening w/bronze insect screens,
  • Six 6" x 14", four 4" x 12", one Elk Brass Foundry custom, 10" round, all USA
  • Black anodized aluminum tapered stanchions with double vinyl coated life lines
  • Fir bowsprit with teak platform and stainless anchor rollers, fir boomkin
  • Bronze hawse pipes and chain pipe forward and aft; factory laminated ash and mahogany tiller, stainless back-up tiller
  • Three burner Shipmate propane cooktop, aft facing
  • Two basin deep stainless sink, Moen
  • Laminate & ceramic tile counter top with microwave space
  • Ice box, port side
  • Volvo-Penta MD11C 2 cylinder, 23 bhp 700 hrs (cruise 5-6 knots @ 1800 rpm)
  • Morse single lever control, cockpit side mount
  • Propeller - Columbian 3-blade 10 x 16 phosphor bronze
  • Monel metal shaft with spare machined shaft
  • Stuffing box, silicone bronze, Buck-Algonquin
  • Fuel capacity - one 30-gal & one 15-gal aluminum tanks - under settee & pilot berth
  • Hand crank for emergency starting, modified Volvo
  • Water tank capacity: 76 gallons in 2 aluminum bilge tanks- Coast Tank, US
  • Hand pumps both sinks, Whale
  • Sinks - Moen stainless, double-basin deep bar in galley, Moen vanity sink in head
  • Bilge pumps: main- Rule 1750 12VDC, manual diaphragm- Whale Gusher in cockpit
  • Thru-hulls, sea-cocks, raw water strainer - Groco silicone bronze, bedded and thru-bolted
  • Charger: Lewco, Costa Mesa, CA 3 bank with integral charge divider
  • Circuit breakers: Heinemann AC & DC mil-spec with trip curves matched to loads
  • Receptacles main cabin and forward, 120v 15a
  • Meters: Triplett AC & DC voltage & ammeter
  • Battery switch: Cole-Hearse 2 bank with A-B, both selection
  • Battery: 1 - 24C lead-acid, generic brand (2 - boxes under pilot berth)
  • Low-voltage track lights main cabin above bookshelves
  • Kerosene gimbaled lamps main cabin & head, Aqua-Signal
  • VHF radio: Apelco
  • Depth sounder: Data-Marine
  • Compass: Ritchie- Navigator - bulkhead mounted
  • Radio/tape: Concord w/Kenwood 3-way speakers (main cabin)
  • Knot meter: VDO Sumlog
Mast and Rigging:
  • Aluminum mast, main boom and self-tending staysail boom- LeFiell Mfg/Westsail
  • Tabernacle mast and hinge step, tabernacle bow pulpit (mast cradle)
  • Black anodized aluminum tracks on cap rails, blocks and tracks Schaefer Marine
  • Main, self-tending staysail and yankee jib -Westsail Sails
  • Samson braid lines
  • Jib winches: Two Barient #28 two-speed self-tailing stainless, single and double handles
  • Custom stainless winch mounts, Swiss-Dane Metal-Works, US
  • Halyard winches: Three Barlow #16 bronze one-speed
Ground tackle:
  • Danforth 35H High Tensile anchor & 40# fluke type anchor
  • 100' - 3/8" BBB galvanized chain with oversize links both ends
Note: Family and health issues require more attention and Panacea receives less attention than we would like and finding a good home for her is our goal in selling. She will need some finishing touches and maintenance before she is ready to sail again.

Location: Windward Marina slip, Marina del Rey, CA

Price: $19,000. She is being sold as is, where is.

Contact: Warren Sephton
Phone/text: (310) 560-3818
Email: wsephton@ca.rr.com

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