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  • Manufacturer: Westerly
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Year: 1986
  • LOA: 24'0" (7.32m)
  • Beam: 9' 3'' (2.82m)
  • Berths: 4
  • Draft:
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 1489
  • Cabins: 1
  • Aircon: No
  • Heating: No
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 35 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta MD5C
  • Horsepower: 8hp
  • Drive Type: Saildrive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 25 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 5
  • Top Speed: 7

Broker Remarks

This  Westerly GK24 built in 1986 is a tidy example of her class. A lively cruiser/racer, which is very spacious for her length. She also has wide decks with all lines led back to a reasonably sized cockpit. Her design has been developed from Westerly IOR Quarter Ton Cup racing yacht.


The Westerly GK24 sleeps 4, with a forward double V berth and two single berths in the saloon area.
A separate toilet compartment is located forward on the starboard side fitted with a Lavac sea toilet with a foldaway wash basin.

The galley situated on the port side is equipped with a 2 burner gas hob and grill.
Also fitted with a sink with pressurised pumped fresh water supply.

Mechanical and Rigging

The Westerly GK 24 was designed by Laurent Giles and Chris Hawkins and is accepted as a fast racer cruiser. Hocus Pocus`s hull was initially moulded in 1980 and fitted out privately, being commissioned in 1986. Both hull and decks are constructed of GRP.
Fin keeled with transom hung rudder.
The interior is fitted out in mahogany veneer and upholstered in soft  pink coloured water resistant fabric. 
The cabin boasts a well thought out layout including a movable and drop leaf table and a drop down chart table enclosing a radio. (4 speaker) book shelf and GPS.

Powered by a Volvo Penta MD5C with saildrive to a folding two bladed propellor.
Engine serviced twice yearly and last antifouled March 2012.

Masthead rigged with stainless steel standing rigging.
Aluminium spars with roller furling(2004) headsail and slab/jiffy reefing main.
Sail wardrobe consists of cruising and racing mainsails, spinnaker and three genoas.

12V supply from two switched batteries charged by engine alternator.
Fitted with 240V shorepower and cable.

Mains board includes individual switched and fused circuits and cigar lighter.
Internal lighting cover both bunks and chart table.
Deck and masthead navigation lights.
Power is monitored by AMP meter. 

25 litre stainless steel diesel tank.
35 litre flexible fresh water tanks.

Water System:

Pressurised fresh water system.


Navigation Aids:
Contest compass
Interphase Star Pilot 6
Lowrance Elite-4m chartplotter(2013)
Raymarine ST1000 tiller pilot(2006)
Autohelm Speed/Depth/Log
Autohelm Wind(2006)

General Inventory:
Apelco VXE200 VHF
Raymarine wind speed
Navigation lights
Engine spares
Fire extinguishers x 2
Life jackets x 2
Boarding ladder
Shorepower cable
Anchor, chain and warp
Sony radio/CD player
6 x fenders and warps

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