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1979 Young Sun westwind 35

19 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

Our beautiful sailboat “Willow” is for sale. With the fresh arrival of a child in our lives and newfound desires to become more “land”- based, we cannot fulfill our duties in owning a boat such as this. Willow wants to be SAILED, sailing the ocean and exploring the world. Willow is a 1979 Young Sun “Westwind” 35 designed by Bob Perry and built in Taiwan. She is a heavy double ended full keel sailboat that draws 5’6″. As a result of owning the boat for around 4 years, living on her for over a year and sailing her almost 10,000 miles, we have built a very intimate relationship with Willow and her systems and know most that there is to know about her. We are also interested in trades, mostly for land or a home but love to hear creative ideas.

Equipment on Board:

Sails: Genoa/jib, staysail, mainsail, storm jib and main, older spare mainsail, gennaker cruising chute. Engine: Yanmar 3YM30 with only 200 hours on it!!
Electrical: 4 6v deep cycle batteries, 1 marine starting battery, battery switch, 120v solar panel, solar charge controller w/digital voltage/amp readout. Electronics: Raymarine rl70rc Radar and chartplotter w/ cmap nt card of Nantucket to Canada. Navman gps compatible vhf. Galley: dual voltage refrigerator (120 or 12v, switches automatically) in large icebox, beautiful twin round deep sinks with footpumps providing either filtered fresh or salt water. Very nice clean ENO four burner, gimbaled propane stove and oven with broiler. Tons of storage. Tankage: Diesel (50 gal)2 tanks, water (100 gal)2 tanks, propane (2 large 10 gallon? Tanks)
Head: jabsco manual pump toilet, hand pump water faucet. Ground tackle: tigre 1500 electric windlass w/ 180′ 5/8 chain, 1- 45lb cqr, 1-35lb cqr, 1 large danforth anchor, extra chain and 3 braid warp.
Other: 3 electric bilge pumps 1 manual bilge pump mounted in cockpit, canvas dodger and sail covers, documentation of darn near everything, tons of charts from all over the world, spares, spares, spares. . .. . .(extra blocks, shackles, winches, cleats, running and standing rigging, dock lines, books, , . . .. . ..) Much much more, also have other things not planning on selling the boat that could be thrown in for the right price, (solar panels, wind generator, garmin Oregon handheld gps w/ all US and Bahamas charts, 6 person zodiac liferaft, fuel cans, old SSB radio, charts, and some other odds and ends)

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