Merlin 28

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Introduction

The Merlin was the first design that Westerly successfully created a 3 cabin yacht in just 27 feet of deck length. It was immediately successful and very popular and sales just took off. See also the Merlin 29 and Regatta 290

Merlin 28 Statistics

Designer: Ed Dubois More Westerly pictures can be found on the Westerly Owners Web site
Keel: Fin / Twin
Keel Width: forward end 1.37m, Width Aft end 1.45m
Cockpit: Aft
LOA (feet): 28' 8"
LWL (feet): 23' 7"
Beam (feet): 9' 11"
Draft (feet): 5' 0" / 3' 4"
Displacement (lb): 7,694
Ballast (lb): 2,987 / 3,329
Berths: 7
Heads: 1
Rig: Sloop
Fuel (galls (UK)):
Main (sq. feet): 208,
No. 1 Genoa (sq. feet): 236
No 1 Jib (sq. feet): 129
Sail ID: MN
Water (galls (UK)):
Built: 1984 - 1990
Number Built: 151

Twin Keel Measurements:Width forward end 1.37m, Width Aft end 1.45m

The Westerly Owners Association Definitive Guides

The Storm and Merlin definitive guide can be found on the Westerly Owners Association website here

Merlin Maintenance and Repair

Merlin Upgrades and Enhancements

Merlin Other Topics

References

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