GK29

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Introduction

Following the success of the GK24, Laurent Giles and Mike Pocock produced a racing "half tonner". Also following the successful formula of supplying home completion boats this was continued with the GK29. The GK29 also catered better for the cruiser/racer. See also GK24 and GK34.

GK29 Statistics

Designer: Mike Pocock More Westerly pictures can be found on the Westerly Owners Web site
Keel: Fin / Fin (Lead)
Cockpit: Aft
LOA (feet): 29' 0"
LWL (feet): 25' 7"
Beam (feet): 10' 4"
Draft (feet): 5' 3" / 5' 8"
Displacement (lb): 6,900
Ballast (lb): 3,000
Berths: 5
Heads: 1
Rig: Sloop
Fuel (ltr):
Main (sq. feet): 158 (HT 162)
No. 1 Genoa (sq. feet): 333 (HT 358)
No 1 Jib (sq. feet): 168
Sail ID: GK29
Water (ltr):
Built: 1978 - 1981
Number Built: 182

The Westerly Owners Association Definitive Guides

Westerly goes Racing can be found on the Westerly Owners Association website here

Various Online Discussions

Practical Boat Owner Forum

GK29 Maintenance and Repair

GK29 Upgrades and Enhancements

GK29 Other Topics

References

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