The Westerly Discus combines good seakeeping ability and performance with spacious accommodation and comfort. This example is the bridge deck version, has been well maintained and updated in her present ownership of 20 years and is presented in very good order. A great opportunity to acquire a comfortable family cruising yacht built to the usual Westerly high standards.
The accommodation offers up to seven berths in three cabins with full standing headroom. Forecabin with double vee berth with infill converting to a double interior sprung mattresses. Storage above and below. Hanging locker to starboard. Opening hatch to foredeck (replaced 2017). Two opening ports. Heads compartment to port with Jabsco sea toilet to holding tank or through hull. Stainless steel washbasin with pull out shower. Pressurised hot and cold water system. Storage. Opening port. Hanging locker opposite, with opening port, shared with forecabin hanging locker. Main saloon with settee berths port and starboard with storage below and outboard. Opening hatch to deck (replaced 2017). Large central folding table with bottle stowage. Port side converts to a double berth. Galley to starboard with Flavel Vanessa gas cooker with oven and grill. Stainless steel sink, with pressurised hot and cold water supply. Purpose built insulated cool box with Waeco Coldmachine CU55 refrigeration unit. Generous stowage. Navigation area opposite to port. Steps up to cockpit. Walk through to aft cabin with double berth. Hanging locker, storage and seat. Opening port and hatch to cockpit. Full interior lighting. Curtains and blinds.
Located abaft the companionway. Perkins Perama M35 three cylinder 34hp diesel engine. TMC60 Technodrive 2:1 Reduction gearbox fitted 2014. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to fixed three bladed propeller. Single lever engine control. Cruising speed 4-5 knots. Maximum speed 6.5 knots.
Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries (2013)
240 volt shorepower supply
12 & 240 volt switch panels
Masthead rigged sloop. Kemp/Selden anodised aluminium mast & boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (2000). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail. Rotostay headsail furling system. Spinnaker pole.
Mainsail - Ratsey and Lapthorn (1999) - Fair
Genoa - Ratsey and Lapthorn (1999) - Fair
Spinnaker - Ratsey and Lapthorn (1998) - Good
Cruising chute - Arun - good (Pre 1997)
Simpson Lawrence Hyspeed manual anchor winch
45lb Plough anchor with 45m 3/8 chain and warp forward
30lb Danforth anchor with 10 m 3/8 chain and warp aft
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, with alloy stanchions.
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Various fenders & warps
2 x Lewmar 42 Two speed sheet winches
2 x Lewmar 30 Two speed winches
2 x Lewmar 24 Two speed winches
1 x Lewmar 8 Single speed mast winch
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Fire extinguishers x 2 (1 x 2017, 1 serviced May 2017)
Liferaft (new 2013, service required)
Plastimo 135 Olympic steering compass
Garmin 120XL GPS
Furuno 1621 Mk 2 Radar
Autohelm ST30 log/speed
Autohelm ST30 depth sounder
Autohelm 4000 Autopilot
ICOM M323 VHF radio with aerial
Full navigation lights
Firdell radar reflector
Simpson Lawrence clock and barometer
Avon Redcrest dinghy (1979)
Built in 1981 by Westerly Yachts Ltd to a Laurent Giles design. Twin cast iron keels. White GRP hull with teak rubbing strake and black cove line. White GRP superstructure with blue painted non-slip to decks, bridgedeck and cockpit lockers. Teak coachroof handrails. Teak cockpit grating. Self draining cockpit with seating and storage under. Whitlock 30" Wheel steering to spade hung rudder Self draining gas locker. The hull was epoxied in 2001/2 as a preventative measure by Foxs Marine, Ipswich. Saloon windows re-glazed circa 2012. Survey dated March 2017 available on request.
The Westerly Discus combines good seakeeping ability and performance with spacious accommodation and comfort. This example is the bridge deck version, has been well maintained and updated in her present ownership of 20 years and is presented in very good order. A great opportunity to acquire a comfortable family cruising yacht built to the usual Westerly high standards. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford marine sales.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.