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Westerly Conway Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Westerly
  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Year: 1979
  • LOA: 36'0" (10.97m)
  • Beam: 11' 2'' (3.40m)
  • Berths: 7
  • Draft: 1.83
  • Keel: Fin Keel
  • ID no.: 38347
  • Cabins: 3
  • Aircon: No
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 150 Litres
  • Engine Make: Beta Marine -new 2013
  • Horsepower: 43hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 120 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 6.5 Knots
  • Top Speed: 8 Knots
  • Engine Hours Port: 426

Broker Remarks

1979 Westerly Conway
This Westerly Conway Ketch is robustly constructed and well proven long-distance cruiser ideal for Blue Water sailing.  This particular Westerly Conway is presented in very good condition and has been maintained to a very high standard including new engine in 2013 that has only completed 426 hours, copper coated in 2020, new electronics in 2019. This yacht has been owned by the current owner since 2004 and has only had two p1revious owners.  An early viewing is recommended. 


The layout of the Westerly Conway MK II offers seven berths in three cabins, with two double sleeping cabins separate from the main accommodation. 

In forward cabin is a V berth with an infill to make into a double with storage beneath. It has an opening hatch to deck and a hanging locker.

Aft of the forward cabin is a separate heads compartment to port with marine toilet, shower, and washbasin with pressurised hot and cold water. There is hanging locker opposite the heads for wet weather gear and lifejackets. 

In saloon there are two settee berths with a central fixed table with drop leaves. There is lots of storage lockers in the saloon as well as beneath the saloon seats. There are lots of port holes which makes the saloon very light and airy. 

The navigation area is aft of the saloon  and to port.  It has lots of space for navigation instruments and lockers for navigation books etc. Aft of the navigation is a single berth again with storage beneath.

The galley is opposite the navigation station and has a two burner Techimax hob with grill and oven  stainless steel sink, pressurised hot and cold-water supply. 190 litre freshwater capacity in stainless steel tank, 12v Fridge. 

The walk through from the saloon to aft cabin has single berth to port, with a hanging locker. The walk through takes you to a large aft cabin with a double berth hanging locker and storage lockers. It also has its own en-suite heads with sink shower and marine toilet. 

This yacht whilst feeling light and airy is also very cosy thanks to the Eberspacher hot water central heating system. Upholstery finished in a mixture of blue fabrics. . 

Mechanical and Rigging

Mechanical Systems:

Located under the cockpit, Beta Marine 43hp diesel engine new 2013 with 426 hours, electric start, freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three bladed fixed propeller, giving approximately 6.5 knots cruising speed, with an approximate maximum speed under power 8 knots. Single lever control. Last serviced 2021. Steel fuel tank that holds 120 litres. 4HP side-power through tunnel bowthruster. 

Sails and Rigging:

Masthead Bermudan ketch rigged with Proctor anodised deck stepped aluminium masts and booms.  Stainless steel standing rigging replaced in March 2010 and Furlex Furler in October 2013. Terylene running rigging replaced in 2013 and as required. Slab reefing mainsail with stackpack.  Furlex Headsail furling system new 2014, manual backstay adjuster. 


2 x Harken Sheet winches two speed  self tailing

2 x Gibb Sheet winches two speed self-tailing

3 x Halyard winches  Antal


1 x Genoa - East Coast Sails 2000, condition good, last valeted 2020/21

1 x Mainsail - East Coast Sails 2000, condition good, last valeted 2020/21

1 x Mizzen - make not known, condition reasonable, last valeted 2020/21

1 x Spare Genoa, age not known, condition good last valeted 2010

1 x Spare Main, age not known, condition good last valeted 2010

Electrical Systems:

4 x 12V 110watt batteries all  just two years old ( 2 x domestic 1 x engine and 1 x bowthruster). Batteries charged by engine alternator, solar panel, wind generator and 240 volt battery managed by a Victron battery management System.  240V Shore power system with ring main. 


Deck Equipment:

  • Windlass Lofran - manual
  • Anchor - CQR
  • Anchor - Kedge
  • Mainsail  and mizzen cover
  • Sprayhood
  • Full cockpit enclosure
  • Cockpit dodgers
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Boarding ladder
  • 8 x Fenders
  • 4 x Mooring warps
  • Dinghy
  • Mercury 3.5 outboard
  • Davits
  • Wind turbine
Navigation Equipment:

  • Compass - Sunnto  2010
  • Depth - Raymarine 2019
  • Speed/Log - Raymarine 2019
  • Windspeed/Direction - Raymarine 2019
  • VHF Radio -B&G 2018 with two remote wireless handsets
  • Handheld VHF - Standard Horizon 
  • Autopilot Raymarine - linked to both Raymarine Chartplotters and has a P70 cockpit controller.
  • GPS/Chartplotter - Raymarine Axiom
  • GPS/Chartplotter - B&G Vulcan forward scanner
  • GPS/Chartplotter - B8G Vulcan 7
  • GPS/Chartplotter - Raymarine A65
  • Radar - Raymarine Quantum 2 
  • AIS - Raymarine 700 receiver and transponder
  • Navigation lights
  • Electronic Charts
  • Some paper charts
  • Deck Level navigation lights
  • Masthead navigation lights
  • 2 x Clock and barometer
  • Bluetooth remote for autopilot
  • Bluetooth remote for bowthruster
Safety Equipment:
  • 3 x Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Blanket
  • Jackstays
  • 2 x Cockpit harness points
  • Deck light
  • Spot light
  • 2 x Horseshoe lifebuoys with floating light
  • 2 x Electric bilge pumps
  • 1 x Manual bilge pump
  • Radar Reflector
  • Lifeline
  • Coastal Flares expiry date 2022

Fin Keel, wheel steering.

History & Construction:

Built in 1979 by Westerly Marine to a design by Laurent Giles. White GRP hull with style stripes. Teak rubbing strake. White GRP superstructure with Treadmaster non-slip. Cast iron fin keel. Skeg hung rudder. Wheel steering. Centre self-draining cockpit with GRP open wheelhouse. The yacht had preventative osmosis treatment  for the second time including additional re-lamination in 2012/13. This work was completed  on both occasions by Fox's Boat yard and was copper coated in 2020 by Marvel marine. Last ashore over the winter of 2020/2021. 

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