Willard Support Businesses
- Bayview Engineering -- Articulated Rudders
- Fuller Brush Portlights -- Replacements for W30 portlights.
- Marks Plastics -- Windows & Frames. 951-735-7705 (No website)
- Clearcut Plastics -- Custom cut plastic windows (Fremont, Seattle, WA)
- SeaSkills -- Yacht Delivery; Private Offshore Instruction
- Zimmerman Marine - Formerly a dealer. In Maryland & Virginia
Clubs & Organizations
- Fiberglassics® - recognizing the style and creativity of the original fiberglass boat designs from the 50's & 60's.
- Marine Trawler Owners Association
- Defever Cruisers
- A Family Affair Aboard a Willard 30
- Life with an Old Motor Sailor
- Clyde Ford, author of novels featuring Charlie Noble and his Willard trawler.
- Movie: Who Finds a Friend Finds a Treasure The first part of this movie features a 1974 Willard Horizon motorsailer.
- William Garden Facebook Page
- Lord Nelson Victory Tugs Owners Site (No relation to Willards -- just another good trawler owner's site.)
- Willard 50 proposed by Willard in 2000. (PMM April 2000)
- Blisters - passionforpaint.co.uk/Osmosis.htm
- Yacht Survey Online - A wealth of useful maintenance info.
- Fabula "Signature" marine hull paint -- Several owners have used this with good results.
Note: Files are in pdf format unless stated otherwise.
- Perkins Engine Manuals Page
- Willard 36 Newsletters from 1965-1969.
Note: These were memeographed copies that were very hard to read. They have been scanned using character recognition software along with manual editing to make them as readable as possible, although there are a few spots that were completely unreadable. The originals are available at the Yahoo Willard list.
- Vega 36 Standard Cruiser Brochure
- Vega 36 Series Brochure, featuring details on all 36' models, plus some larger models. (Caution , this is a high rez, 7MB pdf file.)
- Willard 30 1974 Owners Manual (Includes Electrical Diagram)
Word .docx version <-- Useful for customizing for your boat!
Willard 30 Horizon Owner's Manual (Thanks to Larry Z)
- Willard 30 Electrical Diagram (11 x 17" pdf)
- Willard 30 Hull Body Plan
- Bartell Corrosion Meter Instructions
- Willard 30 Trip to Bermuda - Passagemaker Magazine Article 12/2002 (Caution 5MB pdf file.)
- Willard 30/4 Drawings (large format pdf files): (Thanks to Paul Birkey for supplying these.)
Outboard Profile & Deck Plans Construction Plans 1 - 2 - 3 Joinery Electrical Piping Deck Hardware
- Vega 40 - Review in Pacific Skipper Magazine, Sept. 1974
- Willard 40 - Review in Motor Boating & Sailing, Jan. 1978 (6 MB pdf file)
- W40 Pilothouse brochure - 1990's
Willard Boat Models Line Drawings
- W36 Vega Standard - Profile and Arrangement (Original Wm. Garden Plan)
- W36 Vega Standard - Profile
- W36 Vega Pilothouse - Inboard Profile and Arrangement
- W36 Vega Pilothouse - Profile
- W40 Trawler - Profile and Arrangement (B&W version)
- W40 Trawler - Profile and Arrangement (Color version)
- W40 Trawler - Profile
- W40 Pilothouse - Profile and Arrangement
- W40 Pilothouse - Profile