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The Westsail Owners Association hosts these forums for the benefit of all interested parties. Whether a subscribed WOA Member, or prospective Westsail owner, enthusiast or Curious George, the WOA aims to support the Westsail legacy and its 900+ owner and factory finished world cruising yachts.




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WOA organization
 

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Announcements Announcements to the members and visitors
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June 12, 2017 12:01 Anonymous member
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Ask Bud Bud Taplin answers questions about Westsails.
Old Forum - Ask Bud in 4 pdf files
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April 01, 2017 18:24 Anonymous member
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Questions about the WOA Ask your questions about the WOA here.
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September 30, 2016 13:38 Anonymous member
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Web Site How-to Admins will post information on using the WOA site in this read only forum.
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August 26, 2013 17:58 Anonymous member (Administrator)
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Welcome Aboard Please introduce yourself to fellow members - for existing and new members.
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March 29, 2017 16:21 Kevin Donahue
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All about the Boats
 

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Gear for the Boat Old Forum - Gear for the boat in pdf.
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In the Yard Old Forum In The Yard in pdf
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The In The Yard forum is where you ask for advise on a particular project or repair on your boat. Links to your photo album with images are a great way to help us understand your question and/solution. You don't have to have your boat in a yard of course!


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Sail Plan Discussions on the issues of sails, trim, and handling, etc.
Old Forum Sail Plan in pdf
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Topic on Westsail Sail sizes
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The Iron Genny Discussion about issues specific to engines.
Old Forum Iron Genny in pdf
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Westsail 28 Old Forum Westsail 28 in pdf
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June 12, 2017 12:21 Anonymous member
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Westsail 42/43 Discussion area for Westsail 42 and Westsail 43.
Old Westsail 42/43 forum in pdf
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Westsail General Discussion Old Forum General Discussion 8 pdf files
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Rendezvous
 

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Chesapeake Discussion and announcements for the Chesapeak Bay Rendezvous
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June 06, 2014 07:49 Anonymous member
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Florida Discussion and announcements for the Florida East Coast Rendezvous
Link to a pdf of Florida East Coast Rendezvous - old message board
Westsailors past present and future - please sign up here for this Event so the organizers know who is coming. No fees are paid until you attend the event in most cases.
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Northern California Northern California Rendezvous meets the first weekend in October at the San Leandro Marina in the San Francisco Bay.
See our page for more details.
Link to pdf of Northern California Rendezvous - old message board
Westsailors past present and future - please sign up here for this Event so the organizers know who is coming. No fees are paid until you attend the event in most cases.
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Pacific NorthWest
Discussion and announcements for the Pacific Northwest Rendezvous
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Westsailing the World
 

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Cruising Stories and Destination Info Members are encouraged to post their cruising stories as well as specific information about harbors, routing information and special services etc at destinations that would be helpful to other members.
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January 06, 2016 06:37 Anonymous member
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Racing / Rally with Westsails Members Racing and Rally information and results.
Old Forum - Racing in pdf
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June 21, 2017 19:06 Anonymous member
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Singlehanded Sailing Tips Tips for single handing your Westsail
Old Forum - Single Handed in pdf
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August 26, 2016 17:47 Anonymous member
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WOA Classifieds
 

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For Sale Members can list their For Sale items for 5 months - when existing topics will be deleted. If you are selling your boat - please list the major features of your vessel and include images - if need assistance with your images - you can email your images to webmaster@westsail.org.
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Group Buys Group purchases by members - often are at a discount.
Link to a pdf of Group buys - old message board
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Looking to Buy What members would like to purchase.
Old Forum - Looking to Buy in 8 pdf files.
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