WESTSAIL 28 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of WESTSAIL 28. Built by Westsail Corporation (USA) and designed by Herb David, the boat was first built in 1975. It has a hull type of Long keel w/trans. hung rudder and LOA is 8.61. Its sail area/displacement ratio 13.45. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Volvo, runs on Diesel.

WESTSAIL 28 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about WESTSAIL 28 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:8.61 m / 28.25 ft
Rigging Type:Cutter
Hull Type:Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
S.A. (reported):44.13 m2 / 475.01 ft2
Draft (max):1.32 m / 4.33 ft
Displacement:6123 kg / 13498.89 lbs
Ballast:1905 kg / 4199.80 lbs
Construction:FG solid hull/ply sandwich deck
Last Built:1979
Designers:Herb David
LWL:7.16 m / 23.49 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:41.26
Capsize Screening Formula:1.61

Rig And Sail Specs

I:10.67 m / 35.01 ft
S.A. Fore:9.6 m / 31.50 ft
E:3.44 m / 11.29 ft
S.A. Fore:27.64 m2 / 297.51 ft2
S.A. Main:16.53 m2 / 177.93 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)44.17 m2 / 475.44 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:136 L / 35.93 gals


Water:299 L / 78.99 gals


Builders:Westsail Corporation (USA)
Designers:Herb David


Who designed the WESTSAIL 28?

WESTSAIL 28 was designed by Herb David.

Who builds WESTSAIL 28?

WESTSAIL 28 is built by Westsail Corporation (USA).

When was WESTSAIL 28 first built?

WESTSAIL 28 was first built in 1975.

How long is WESTSAIL 28?

WESTSAIL 28 is 7.16 m in length.

What is mast height on WESTSAIL 28?

WESTSAIL 28 has a mast height of 9.6 m.

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