Westerly Berwick 31-foot Twin Keel Sloop

by Rick Munden
(Marmaris, Turkey)

Orca at anchor in Turkey

Orca at anchor in Turkey

Orca at anchor in Turkey Relaunching in October 2013

This cruiser has a unique combination of shallow draft (1.1m), and a mast that can be raised and lowered by hand, allowing her to sail both oceans and inland waters. She has been to London, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade and Istanbul as well as the North Sea, Black Sea, and Mediterranean.

Orca is fully equipped for live-aboard cruising. Hauled and repainted in October 2013 she is ready to sail.

Asking price $29,900

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Length: 9.45m
Beam: 2.9m
Draft: 1.1m
Air Draft: 13.6m with mast up, less than 3m with mast down
Displacement: 9,864 lb


Engine: Volvo Penta MD2B, 25 hp, overhauled in 2003, 1400 hours since overhaul, fuel consumption about 1ltr/hr

2 mainsails
140% genoa
#2 jib, storm jib
All in good shape.

100ltr water
100ltr diesel
both in stainless steel

Raymarine ST2000+ Autohelm (new 2012)
Garmin 152 GPS
Silvas S10 DSC VHF radio
AM/FM radio
10 amp 3-stage battery charger
Echo Pilot Bronze Trio Depth Gauge / GPS Readout
12-breaker electrical panel with volt/amp and engine hour meters

Double berth in forepeak. Foam replaced in 2012.
LED reading lights (new 2012)

Lavac toilet
Stainless steel sink with foot pump

2-burner gas stove
stainless steel sink with foot pump
Electrolux refrigerator (mains power)
Cool Box
LED light

Large table with folding leaf
seats 6/7
quarter berth
sea berth
generous storage
LED and fluorescent lights

tiller steering
2 Enkes AR20 sheet winches
4-part mainsheet with traveler
3 large lockers
VHF radio speaker
Bimini (new 2012)
Large sunshade (new 2012)
Echo Pilot Bronze Trio Depth Gauge / GPS Readout
Plastimo compass
Teak floor grating (new 2007)
Weather cloths

Mast & Rigging:
Proctor mast & boom
Tabernacle mast foot
Stainless Steel standing rigging (new 2006)
2 Enkes #12 winches
Spinnaker pole
Whisker pole
Stainless Steel A-Frame for raising and lowering mast
Supports for carrying mast on deck

Safety Equipment:
2 auto-inflating life jackets
2 flotation life jackets
2 safety harnesses
4 fire extinguishers
1 fire blanket
1 horseshoe buoy
2 bilge pumps

Ship’s clock
cockpit cushions
swim ladder
Avon dinghy with oars & pump
3 anchors
Foul weather gear
Maintenance log back to 2002
5 winch handles
Cooking utensils
Eating utensils
Water & fuel jerry cans
Boom tent
Fan heater
Electric kettle

Currently located in beautiful Marmaris, Turkey but could be delivered.

Full details including stories of her last four years sailing can be found at: http://cruisingtips.net/blog/?page_id=2088

Further information on the Westerley Berwick added by Sailboat Cruising.com...

Designed by Laurent Giles, the Westerly Berwick is a development of the 26 foot Westerly Centaur and is one of Westerly's family of 31 foot cruising boats which include the Longbow, the Pentland and the Renown.

Within this range were options for sloop or ketch rigs, centre or aft cockpits, fin or twin keels. The Westerly Berwick is the twin keeled, aft cockpit, sloop rigged member of the family.

They were in production from 1973 to 1980, a total of 309 having been built.

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Nov 22, 2013
The Westerly Berwick - a Capable Bluewater Sailboat
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Orca is a particularly well equipped Westerly Berwick, and would seem ideal for cruising the European canals and voyaging to destinations afar.

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