-Westsail 32-

Basic Specifications
W32 #581 - 1976
HULL # WSSK 0581 0376 - Coast Guard DOCUMENT # 576 273
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: Perkins 4.108
HP: 47
Fuel Type: Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity:
76 gals
Water Tank Capacity:
76 gals


Mary Ann is berthed in French Polynesia - best trade wind sailing grounds on the planet: one cyclone for every 22 in the Caribbean, 1 tourists for every 27 in the Caribbean, uncrowded anchorages, healthy coral, excellent health care, friendly people, three distinct types of island groups, good infrastructure for yachts, etc. Mary Ann has her own website www.svmaryannii.com, which has many pics, reviews, discussion of why French Polynesia is the world's best cruising ground, details of her circumnavigation, her spares, replacement cost etc. Mary Ann has been part of the family for 31 years, we've circumnavigated together but now health issues have led to looking for someone who wants a sound, reliable, well loved and well looked after world cruiser.


Mary Ann is a typical factory layout with galley, dinette table and head on the port side. The dinette table makes into a double bed for guests. On the starboard side the upper sea berth sleeps one as does the lower sea berth (both have lee clothes.). She was professionally reupholstered in 2010 with new foam and coverings which remain in excellent condition. The teak and mahogany is varnished except the ceiling which is covered in off-white Formica to lighten the salon. The focastle has a generous double berth on port with a large storage locker to starboard. Teak and Holley floors. There are two hanging lockers. She was built with additional cabinet over the hanging locker on the starboard side. The 10 bronze opening ports, two reversible hatches provide good ventilation. She also has 4 fans. Of course Westsails are known for their "Tardis like" storage capacity.

Hull and Deck:
  • Newly painted hull (professionally sprayed 4 coats epoxy primer, 4 coats linear polyurethane)
  • New teak cap rails -- 2" thick
  • New teak rub rails 2" thick
  • Newly painted topsides (lp)
  • Mary Ann's hull just got painted in Dec 2017 and she looks stunning! This only reinforced her image as the best looking boat in the anchorage. Her topside were painted with linear polyurethane in 2017 except the top deck which got Kiwigrip.
  • Mary Ann still has at least a " of teak on her decks. All seems well sealed and no missing plugs. The side decks (lowest area) were removed, fiberglass was epoxied over, and the teak was then reset in polysulfide with no fasteners. Front hatch is now a heavy duty Bomar and the large Salon hatch is Gogeot.
  • Her bow pulpit was modified to fly a cruising spinnaker without chaffing the painter ( or removing the nav lights.)
  • Mast pulpits ( butt bars).
  • New teak cockpit table.
  • Dodger is nearing the end of its useful life but remains serviceable.
  • Bimini which can be set with the sail up.
  • Cockpit cushions are high density closed cell foam covered with Sunbrella.
  • We also have folding deck seats with new coverings.
  • There is pressure shower in the cockpit.
  • Deck wash down system.
  • Main companion way hatch was reinforced and rebuilt with new teak planking in 2010.
  • Besides the usual teak hatch boards we have a heavy acrylic hatch board.
  • All three hatches have security bars ( made for the Caribbean not really necessary in Polynesia). Also great for ventilation They can be removed readily for passages or in case of fire.
  • Samson posts were encased in stainless steel for extra strength.
  • Hawse pipes were all replaced with heavy cast bronze to replace the failing spun brass originals.
  • Two heavy 12" Hershoff cleats were mounted next to the forward hawse pipes for line handling in the Panama canal.
  • In 2004 her bottom was stripped of all bottom paint then dried for eleven months (in the hot Turkish sun) before getting five coats of epoxy.
  • Galley sink has pressure water mixer tap and both fresh and salt water foot pumps.
  • There is a gimbaled 2 burner Eno stove/oven.
  • The frig is a Frigoboat with keel cooled condenser (new compressor 2012.).
  • Additional cabinet over the frig area.
  • Counter tops were replaced in 2015.
  • Mary Ann has a Perkins 4108. She was professionally rebuilt in 2010. Her website (www.svmaryannii.com) lists all the details.
  • Pulled in 2017 to replace a front seal, she received three coats of epoxy primer and three high temp two pac paint.
  • Bowman exhaust manifold and heat exchanger,
  • Serpentine pulley system,
  • 100 amp Electromaxx alternator.
  • Borg-Warner Velvet drive transmission, professionally rebuilt in 2016.
  • Vetus single lever shifter.
  • Fuel filter is a spin off secondary and a Separ primary.
  • New motor mounts in December 2017.
  • Jabsco oil change pump permanently mounted.
  • A new drive shaft and Vetus flexible coupling were fitted in Jan 2017.
  • Darglow three bladed feathering prop (much smaller hub than max prop and hence can be changed without removing the rudder.)
  • Spares include new alternator, raw water, new fresh water pump, injector nozzles, starter, oil and transmission cooler, lift pump, new drive shaft, flexible coupling, fix three blade and fixed two blade props, throttle or shifter cable. Custom made cutlass bearing puller and prop puller.
  • Two poly tanks for water aprox 76 gallons.
  • Six gallon hot water tank plumbed to the engine freshwater system.
  • Katadyne 40e water maker produces good product water at 5.5 liters per hours.
  • The pressure system provides for either of two showers, galley or head sinks
  • Foot pumps for fresh and salt water in galley; hand pump in head.
  • Wilcox-Crittenden "'Skipper" head, arguably the best marine head ever made with many spares.
  • The floor by the heads can be lifted to produce a shower tray.
  • Holding tank for the head with functioning diverter valve.
  • All thru-hulls and seacocks ( American style) were replaced in 2010.
  • Mary Ann was completed rewired in 2010 for the 12 volt system.
  • Blue Seas Panels. ( 12 volt Distribution Panel for battery control, 13 breaker Distribution Panel, 230 volt 3way selector panel, 4 breaker 230 volt distribution panel)
  • Also in electric control area there are: an 8 breaker light panel; Victron Energy Monitor; Electro system LPG monitor; Celectron Bilge Monitor.
  • The old 120 volt wiring was kept as it is very over-sized for 230 volts.
  • House Bank batteries: Four six volt golf cart batteries (new in Feb 2017) with commercial watering system (rated 502 amp- hours).
  • Starting battery: 100 amp hours new Dec 2017.
  • Windlass battery 70 amp- hours.
  • Two Balmar Duocharge digital slave chargers (starting and windlass batteries)
  • Cetex M200 battery charger.
  • Ground isolation system for Shore power
  • 100 amp Electromaxx Alternator with Balmar ARS 5 controller. Spares for both.
  • Areogen 6 wind generator with Xantrex dump load controller.
  • Ideal Windlass (spare ABI bronze manual windlass)
  • All navigation lights sealed LED
  • Interior lights LED.
  • Four 12 volt fans
  • 2 solar panels both mounted in stainless steel frames. The 140 watt panel mounts atop the dodger and can be articulated towards port or starboard. The second 100 watt panel is affixed to the starboard lifelines
  • VHF 502 Icom with Icom Command Mic
  • SSB ICOM 802 with ICOM tuner
  • Pactor Modem SCS PTC-IIusb
  • Radar Furuno 1621
  • Chart Plotter Standard Horizon CP180 with chip for Mediterranean, Caribbean and Eastern So. Pacific
  • Autopilot Ray Marine Smart Pilot SX-5
  • Victron Phoenix 12|350 sine wave inverter
  • Depth Ray Marine D60
  • Nasa MOB system with 3 transponders
  • EPIRB McMurdo Smartfind
  • ICOM MXA AIS receiver
  • Garmin handheld GPS spare.
  • 19" Flat screen TV
  • Sony blueray and USB player
  • Pyle sound system FM, CD and usb with four speakers
  • Ubiquiti Bullet Wifi transceiver with wireless router
Mast and Rigging:
  • Four SS Andersen winches, original Barlow winches for slab reefing
  • Roller furling Aldo
  • Mid-boom sheeting Garhauer
  • Rigid boom vang Garhauer
  • Running back stay Garhauer
  • Standing rigging wire all new 2010. Forestay, backstay and main shrouds all upgraded to 8mm (from 7mm).
  • All chain plates replaced ages vary
  • All mast tangs, bolts and fittings replaced 2015
  • Split backstay installed; original used for SSB Antenna
  • Track installed for staysail Harken.
  • Main and staysail sheet lead to cockpit with rope brakes.
  • Reaching Poles with mast track by Harken
  • Stem plate for bobstay attachment to hull replaced 2015
  • Deck stepped mast with modification to simplify pin removal
  • Mast head has plate added for spinnaker block.
  • Aires Windvane steering system with modification to interface with autopilot. Self-steering with quick release steering oar. Lower bearing modified to reduce maintenance.
  • Rats lines from deck to spreaders (important for coral navigation) and folding mast steps above the spreaders.
  • Main, staysail and Jib (super yankee) new 2015 Lee Sail. Main is fully battened. All new in 2015
  • Cruising Chute with sock excellent condition Crusader Sails UK
  • Storms Sails: Storm Jib and Storm Trysail
  • Jib Standard Yankee Nigh Sails USA
  • Storm trysail has separate track on mast so it can be hanked on and bagged in anticipation of heavy weather.
  • Lazyjacks geometrically designed to retract to the clew with minimal fuss.
Ground tackle:
  • Le Brake 20 kg. Primary with 50m 8 mm chain plus rode
  • Bruce 20 kg secondary 10m chain plus rode
  • Bugel 20 kg spare
  • 'Keep away' anchor: Fortress 22 with approx. 5m chain and 60 m rode
  • Stern anchor Bruce 10 kg w/ chain and rode
  • Storm Anchor: Fortress 55
Safety Equipment:
  • Four fire extinguishers and fire blanket
  • LPG sniffer with solenoid shut off
  • Two electric bilge pumps Rule 2000 Rule 5500*????
  • Manual bilge pump plus spare.
  • Diesel shut- offs from companionway
  • EPIRB see electronics
  • Bilge watch with programmable alarms
  • Bell and air horn
  • Up to date flares
  • Jacklines new 2016
  • Life jackets with harness
  • 4 person Revere life raft cannister new in 2014 with custom made cradle.
  • Ratlines and mast steps.
  • 2 life slings*
  • Throw line
  • MOB pole with horseshoe and strobe attached
  • Storm drogue
  • Bosun's chair
  • 7 fenders
  • Fully stocked Away Bags (water, food, first aid, etc.)
  • Collision mat
  • Very extensive first aid kits*
  • Radar reflector
  • Walker mechanical log
  • Specialist tools include prop puller, cutlass bearing puller
  • Spare flexible coupling
  • Spare shaft new
  • 2 spare props: 2 blade and 3 blade
  • Many charts from circumnavigation
  • Many guides
  • Binoculars with bearing compass
  • Fish equipment for trolling
  • Baja filter
Location: Tahiti French Polynesia

Price: $47,000 (willing to cover one airfare as part of sale, contact me for details)

Additional website contact information: http://www.svmaryannii.com - Many more pics, reviews, discussion of French Polynesia, about our circumnavigation, etc

Contact: John Freeland
Phone: +689 87328568
Email: sailinginparadise@yahoo.com

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