Danish Folk Boat Junior Day Sailor “Wester” – SOLD

Danish Folk Boat Junior Day Sailor “Wester” – SOLD

*sold, no longer available*

This small wooden classic yacht was designed in 1926 for the Royal Danish Yacht Club for training. The club asked the Swedish designer  Eric Salander to design an affordable day sailor. The result was the KDY junior 15 square meters. The class became popular in Denmark, Sweden, Germany as well in Holland. These little boats have remarkable capabilities, several have sailed from Copenhagen to Norway and across to England. This example is in showroom condition, build in 1964. By Wester shipyard. She was found in a barn stored for more than 30 years After that she has got a total professional refit and get a new pine deck and all mahogany wood finished with a new clear varnish system.  Mast and rigging with an easy lowering system. New sails 2021. Popular in Denmark and Germany also in competition. This Class is economic, lightweight, easily trailed and launched, and suitable for youngsters and adults to sail.

Don’t hesitate to contact us for a visit, and let yourself be surprised by the beauty of this ship.

Boat type             Classic day sailor keelboat

Class                      Folk boat Junior (Danish Junior)

Designer               Eric Sallander 1926

Built                       Woubrugge 1964 Wester yard

Dimensions          Length  5.70 m.  wide 1.75m.  depth 0.90m.

Weight                  Total  690 Kg.  Iron ballast 270 Kg.

Material                Oregon Pine on ash frames.

Deck                       Marine sandwich plywood with ash  deck beams.

Mast and boom   Spruce wood  with stainless steel rigging.

Sail area                Standard main with jib 15 m₂.

Sails                       Main , jib 2 x new

Engine                   Outboard Yamaha 4 HP

Cockpit                  Mahogany floor and seats

Equipment           Sail covers, anchor, fenders, bilge pump, boathook etc.

Extras                     Mast lowering system, out board bracket, drawing available


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