W490

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Introduction

Sales figures were beginning to drop for the Oceanmaster so it was rebranded and improved becoming the seven inch longer Ocean 490 at the 1993 London Boat Show with 4 different internal design options. This however this was the only 490 made and the rest of the models were branded as Ocean 49s


Sister yachts are the Oceanmaster and the Ocean 49

W490 Statistics

Designer: Ed Dubois W490 Picture Required Here More Westerly pictures can be found on the Westerly Owners Web site
Keel: Fin
Cockpit: Centre
LOA (feet): 48' 7"
LWL (feet): 42' 2"
Beam (feet): 15' 1"
Draft (feet): 7' 1"
Displacement (lb): 28,940
Ballast (lb): 11,680
Berths: 7/9
Heads: 2
Rig: Sloop / Cutter
Fuel (galls (UK)):
Main (sq. feet): 506,
No. 1 Genoa (sq. feet): Sloop 777, Cutter 665 + 204 Staysail
No 1 Jib (sq. feet): -
Sail ID: O49
Water (galls (UK)):
Built: 1993 - 2000
Number Built: 12

The Oceanmaster 48, W490, and Ocean 49 Definitive Guide

A definitive guide to the Oceanmaster 48, W490, and Ocean 49 can be found on the Westerly Owners Association website here

W490 Maintenance and Repair

W490 Upgrades and Enhancements

W490 Other Topics

References

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