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Westerly Konsort B/K

reduced to £15,250


Westerly Konsort for sale




28' 10"


10' 9"


3' 3"

Keel type

Bilge keels


Bukh diesel



The Westerly Konsort remains one of the most popular Westerly designs, offering a great deal of interior space for a 29 foot hull. This 1981 example is a bilge keel version. The hull had a full professional osmosis treatment in 2007 and her inventory includes hot-air cabin heating and an unused full cockpit tent. A mooring is available if required until October 1 2019.

The Westerly Konsort was designed by Laurent Giles in 1979 to "fill the gap" in Westerly's range between the 26 ft Centaur and the various Longbow, Medway, Berwick & Renown models all based on exactly the same 31 foot hull. The Konsort was offered with a choice of three keel options - fin, twin keel or lift keel - the twin bilge keel version being the most commonly found. The Konsort (and the bigger Conway) were the two designs by Laurent Giles that did not have the "bow knuckle" of most of his other Westerly hulls.

With 10' 9" beam the Konsort offers a lot of interior space, effectively as much as the narrower and older 31 ft designs, which made her one of Westerly's most long-running and popular models, with 700+ built between 1979 and 1992, though most of those sales were in the first six years of production, after which the Konsort became expensive in comparison to similar sized foreign imports.

By the mid 1980s there was also a trend to buyers wanting separate aft cabins (something many French boats offered) rather than the more traditional layout with quarterberths, and Westerly emulated this with the Merlin in 1984. From 1984 to 1992 the Merlin and Konsort were on sale at the same time. The Konsort remains however the bigger boat overall, despite not having a separate aft cabin.

In 2017 'Yachting Monthly' reviewed the design, reporting ".... She’s an eminently practical boat for coastal cruising with plenty of living space and ample room for a family, or even a full crew of five adults, including oodles of stowage" and "....She is light on the helm, super responsive but by the same token she’s not directionally stable. She has a superbly secure cockpit for offshore sailing: easy to use solo, yet with buckets of room for a full crew."


Equipment List:

Engine details

Bukh DV20ME 20 hp diesel, raw water cooled


three bladed bronze with ropecutter

Fuel capacity

believed 67 litres (standard for Konsort)


110AH services battery and separate engine start battery

Battery charging/ electrics

Engine alternator and solar panels on sprayhood top. Shorepower and inverter.

Sails and deck equipment

Rig details

Sloop rig, alloy spars with S/S standing rigging - standing rigging new 2019


Battened mainsail new 2011


Sanders Sails roller genoa

Genoa furling


Storm jib


Primary winches

2 x Lewmar 30 two-speed

Secondary winches

2 x Lewmar 10 on coachroof

Bower anchor

25 lb CQR with 180 ft 10mm chain

Kedge anchors

Danforth and CQR as spare

Anchor windlass

Lofrans Royal manual windlass




Raymarine ST2000 tiller pilot

Steering compass

Plastimo Contest bulkhead compass

Warps & fenders

6 warps and 6 fenders


Sprayhood (renovated 2019) with built-in solar panels, dodgers. Also an unused full cockpit tent.

Navigation Equipment and instruments


Garmin GPS128 - also handheld GPS


Silva Seadata

Depth sounder

Silva Seadata

Windspeed/ direction

Raymarine ST60


NASA Clipper Navtex

VHF radio

Standard Horizon GX1500E

Safety/emergency equipment


4 person liferaft, serviced and in date to July 2019


Horseshoe with danbuoy

MOB equipment

MOB retrieval unit

Radar reflector

Mast mounted

Bilge pumps

Manual pump


Gas detector


Cabin layout

Forecabin, heads and saloon

Cabin heating

Mikuni hot-air diesel heating



Water tank capacity

believed 135 litres (standard for Konsort)


Flavel Vanessa 2-burner, grill and oven


Refrigerated coolbox


Blakes Lavac

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