W35

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Introduction

It's now 1974 and Westerly were outselling every other yacht business following the success of the Centaur and the W31s so they wanted to introduce a larger 36' range and did so with the Conway family designed by Laurent Giles.

The W35s were upgraded and combined versions of the aft cockpit Galway and Medway sisters i.e. both were called W35s and were introduced in 1978 with improved layouts and all wood interiors. The Conway and Solway were rebranded as Conway MkIIs

Sister yachts are Conway, Solway 36, Galway, Medway 36, and the Conway MkII

W35 Statistics

Designer: Laurent Giles W36 "Sithee


Keel: Fin / Twin
Cockpit: Centre
LOA (feet): 35' 9"
LWL (feet): 30' 5"
Beam (feet): 11' 2"
Draft (feet): 6' 0"
Displacement (lb): 16,127 / 17,350
Ballast (lb): 7,167 / 8,290
Berths: 5
Heads:
Rig: Sloop / Ketch
Fuel (galls (UK)):
Main (sq. feet): Sloop 282, Ketch 239 + Mizzen 69,
No. 1 Genoa (sq. feet): Sloop 450, Ketch,435
No 1 Jib (sq. feet): 220
Sail ID: 35
Water (galls (UK)):
Built: 1978
Number Built: 2

The Conway, Solway, Medway, Galway and W35 Definitive Guide

A definitive guide to the W35 and relatives can be found on the Westerly Owners Association website here

W35 Maintenance and Repair

W35 Upgrades and Enhancements

W35 Other Topics

References

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