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The Northern 29 Sailboat Specs & Key Performance Indicators

The Northern 29, a masthead sloop, was designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built in Canada by Northern Yacht Ltd.

Published Specification for the Northern 29

Underwater Configuration:     Fin & Skeg

Hull Material:  GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:  29' 0" / 8.8m

Waterline Length:  21' 3" / 6.5m

Beam:  9' 0" / 2.7m

Draft:  4' 6" / 1.4m

Rig Type:  Masthead Sloop

Displacement:  7,250lb / 3,289kg

Designer:  Sparkman & Stephens

Builder:  Northern Yacht Ltd (Canada)

Year First Built:  1972

Published Design Ratios for the Northern 29

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio: 16.5

Ballast/Displacement Ratio: 51.8

Displacement/Length Ratio: 337

Comfort Ratio: 25.5

Capsize Screening Formula:   1.9

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Summary Analysis of the Design Ratios for the  Northern 29

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A Sail Area/Displacement Ratio of 16.5 suggests that the Northern 29 will approach her maximum hull speed readily and satisfy the sailing performance expectations of most cruising sailors.

A Ballast/Displacement Ratio of 51.8 means that she'll stand up well to her canvas in a blow, helping her to power through the waves.

A Displacement/Length Ratio of 337 , tells us she's clearly a heavy displacement cruising boat. You can load her down with all your cruising gear and equipment and it will hardly affect her waterline. 

Ted Brewer's Comfort Ratio of 25.5 suggests that crew comfort in a seaway is similar to what you would associate with the motion of a coastal cruiser with moderate stability, which is not encouraging news for anyone prone to seasickness.

Her Capsize Screening Formula (CSF) of 1.9 tells us that she would be a safer choice of sailboat for offshore sailing than one with a CSF of more than 2.0. 

The Northern 29: A Classic Coastal Cruiser

The Northern 29 is a monohull sailboat with a fin keel and a skeg-hung rudder. It has a fiberglass hull and deck, with a lead ballast. The mast is keel-stepped and the rig is simple and efficient, with a single spreader and a backstay. The sail area is 35.9 m², which gives the boat a sail area/displacement ratio of 16.5. This means that the boat is moderately powered and can handle a variety of wind conditions.

The Northern 29 has a displacement of 3,289 kg and a ballast/displacement ratio of 51.7%. This means that the boat is heavy and stiff, with a good righting moment if heeled or capsized. The boat has a comfort ratio of 25.3, which indicates that it is suitable for coastal cruising and can handle moderate seas. The boat has a capsize screening of 1.9, which means that it has a low risk of capsizing in bad weather.

The Northern 29 has a waterline length of 6.5 m and a beam of 2.7 m. It has a draft of 1.4 m, which allows it to access shallow waters and anchorages. The boat has an air draft of 12.8 m, which means that it can pass under most bridges and power lines.

The Northern 29 has an auxiliary engine, which is usually a Universal Atomic 4 gas engine with 30 HP. The fuel capacity is 38 l, which gives the boat a limited range under power. The water capacity is 57 litres, which also limits the duration of cruising without refilling.

Accommodation The Northern 29 has a spacious and cozy interior, with enough room for four to six people to sleep comfortably. The layout consists of:

  • A V-berth in the forward cabin, with storage lockers and shelves;
  • A head compartment to port, with a marine toilet and a sink;
  • A hanging locker to starboard, opposite the head;
  • A main saloon with two settees that can convert into berths, and a folding table in the center;
  • A galley to port, with a two-burner stove, an icebox and a sink;
  • A navigation station to starboard, with a chart table and an electrical panel;
  • A quarter berth aft of the navigation station, which can also be used as storage.

The interior has plenty of natural light and ventilation, thanks to the large windows and hatches. The headroom is about 1.8 m, which is adequate for most people. The cabinetry and trim are made of teak wood, which adds warmth and elegance to the atmosphere.

Hull and Deck The hull and deck of the Northern 29 are made of fiberglass, with balsa core in some areas for stiffness and insulation. The hull shape is round-bottomed, with a moderate freeboard and overhangs. The deck is flat and wide, with non-skid surface and teak toe rails. The cockpit is aft, with a tiller steering system and an engine control panel. The cockpit seats are long and comfortable, with storage lockers underneath.

The deck hardware is simple and functional, with stainless steel fittings and cleats. The bow has an anchor locker and a bow roller for easy anchoring. The stern has a boarding ladder for easy access to the water.

Mast and Rigging The mast and rigging of the Northern 29 are designed for performance and ease of handling. The mast is made of aluminum alloy, with a single spreader and a backstay. The mast is keel-stepped, which adds strength and stability to the rig. The boom is also made of aluminum alloy, with an internal reefing system.

The sail plan consists of a mainsail and a genoa, which are controlled by winches and tracks on the deck. The sails are made of dacron, with reinforced corners and battens. The boat also has a spinnaker, which can be flown from a spinnaker pole on the mast.

The rigging is made of stainless steel wire, with swaged terminals and turnbuckles. The rigging is simple and efficient, with a forestay, a backstay, two upper shrouds, two lower shrouds and two intermediate shrouds. The rigging is adjustable, with a backstay tensioner and a babystay.

Keel and Rudder The keel and rudder of the Northern 29 are designed for stability and maneuverability. The keel is a fin keel, with a lead ballast. The keel has a moderate aspect ratio, which means that it is not too deep or too shallow. The keel provides lift and reduces leeway when sailing upwind.

The rudder is a skeg-hung rudder, which means that it is attached to a skeg that extends from the hull. The rudder has a balanced shape, which means that it has some area forward of the rudder post. The rudder provides good steering control and reduces weather helm when sailing on the wind.

The above text was drafted by sailboat-cruising.com using GPT-4 (OpenAI’s large-scale language-generation model) as a research assistant to develop source material; we believe it to be accurate to the best of our knowledge.

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Northern 29

The northern 29 is a 29.0ft masthead sloop designed by sparkman & stephens and built in fiberglass by northern yachts ltd. (can) since 1972..

The Northern 29 is a heavy sailboat which is a reasonably good performer. It is very stable / stiff and has a good righting capability if capsized. It is best suited as a coastal cruiser. The fuel capacity is originally very small. There is a very short water supply range.

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Model Northern 29
Length 29 ft
Beam 9 ft
Draft 4.50 ft
Country Canada (North America)
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Sail area / displ. 16.54
Ballast / displ. 51.72 %
Displ. / length 337.30
Comfort ratio 25.46
Capsize 1.86
Hull type Monohull fin keel with rudder on skeg
Construction Fiberglass
Waterline length 21.25 ft
Maximum draft 4.50 ft
Displacement 7250 lbs
Ballast 3750 lbs
Hull speed 6.18 knots

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Rigging Masthead Sloop
Sail area (100%) 386 sq.ft
Air draft 42 ft
Sail area fore 224.41 sq.ft
Sail area main 161.25 sq.ft
I 37 ft
J 12.13 ft
P 32.25 ft
E 10 ft
Nb engines 1
Total power 30 HP
Fuel capacity 10 gals

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Water capacity 15 gals
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Designer Sparkman & Stephens
First built 1972
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Northern 25, price: $4,000.

Designer: Sparkman and Stephens

Hull type: fin with rudder on skeg

Rig type: mast

L.O.A.: 25' 0" (7.62 m)

L.W.L.: 19' 0" (5.79 m)

Beam: 8' 0" (2.44 m)

Draft: 4' 6" (1.37 m)

Headroom: 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Northern 25 with single cylinder diesel Yanmar engine.

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There had been a terrible lightning strike at Venice Beach the previous Sunday. One of us had been near the beach that day, but not actually at it and had witnessed the brief violent storm.

Julia piped up and said that when you are near ground zero, the flash is a sheet of light. She recounted being in the family room of our house under the hill in Scarborough when lightning hit the flag pole above.

I didn’t remember.

I have amnesia about lightning mostly. When I was a toddler and sleeping upstairs, a ball of lightning came in one window, streaked over my crib and out the other. I leaped out of my crib and hit the stairs running. Just as the horrible thunder crashed, I slipped in my pajama feet and soared into space. I fell –into the waiting arms of my Uncle John – infinitely slow John Cunnington who had heard me, sprung up from the table, flung open the stairway door and caught me.

That was it for me – memory wise. The file marked lightning was full.

But Julia had other memories from her sailing childhood.

When she was 14, her father, Blake and I bought a Northern 29, a sailboat designed to sail in the narrow North Sea, where the waves come close together. It has a lead keel, which renders it very stable, indeed capable of righting itself should it turn over. It was a good choice for Lake Ontario which is also narrow and prone to similar waves. It has a steel mast that is set in the lead keel. This means that lightening strikes should go down into the lead and disperse over the water. The fourth member of the crew was her 13 year-old brother, Daniel.

Julia thinks that it was Blake’s wartime experience that made him want to sail. He was evacuated with many other children on the ship, Antonia, to Canada. At least one such ship, The City of Benares had been torpedoed with the loss of 77 children.There were two other ships carrying children in Convoy Z in which Antonia sailed, a total of 1000 kids. There were 6 destroyers protecting the convoy and the Battle ship Revenge, which as it turns out was carrying Britain’s gold reserve £10 million  to safety in Canada. Blake was 5 at the time. He was 10 when he made the relatively safe return after V.E. Day.

For whatever the reason, we found ourselves press-ganged into the crew of the red sailboat, Sirocco.

Mostly we were self-taught sailors, although Blake took a night course to qualify as skipper, learning such things as right of way rules, how to understand lights and buoys and so on. He had also read avidly. But the first time we flew the spinnaker, none of this helped. The spinnaker is that balloon-like, colorful sail that flies out ahead of the boat when it is sailing downwind (the wind is behind). Ours was colored like a rainbow. It is attached the mast near the bottom and then pulled up by a pulley until it is secured at the top. Meanwhile, two lines (ropes) are threaded through winches so that the crew can trim it according to the wind. The object is to get it ballooning out in front. Blake had the sail up and Julia was on the foredeck holding one of the thick rope lines not yet secured through its winch. Suddenly the halyard at the top let go and the wind carried the huge sail straight out ahead of the boat. Julia hung onto the line as it ripped through her palms at high speed. She was screaming in pain but determined not to lose our most expensive sail.

“Let it! Let it go!” he father shouted.

She did. The sail puffed once and sank through the air into the water. I ran to Julia. Blake ran to the bow. Daniel grabbed the boat hook. Julia’s hands were raw and beginning to bleed. Daniel and Blake were leaning so far out that it looked as if they would join the sail in the water, but a minute later they were back up pulling in the bedraggled mass of the sail. Glorious in flight, sodden and unlovely as a swimmer.

Sirocco was about 2 years old when we bought her and the sails were still reliable, but by the second summer, the main sail was showing wear. There is a saying that owning a sailboat is like standing in a cold shower tearing up money, so we hadn’t got around to ordering a new main sail. Typically, we would study the weather report that summer and learn that here was a chance of an afternoon storm. Since the storm hadn’t materialized for at least a week, we went sailing. Sure enough, it arrived.

Blake had shortened sail by putting up the smaller jib instead of the bigger genoa. We sail trimmers were working attentively keeping just the right amount of air in it. From time to time, Blake leaned over from the tiller and adjusted the main on its track along the boom. The wind began to pummel us in great gusts. A huge boom like thunder right above us rent the air. We looked up to see the main sail loudly flapping. It had blown out into two pieces.

Just sailing wasn’t enough. We raced Sirocco. Not only did we race it around the yacht club bay, we raced it across Lake Ontario, sometimes in two day races. Thus we were treated to a close study of lightning.

One day during such a storm, three of us were in the cockpit steering and trimming the sails. Daniel was having a break down in the cabin, probably reading. He was sitting on the banquette beside the table. Our budgie’s cage was fastened with a bungie cord to the ceiling and the floor. They were both inches from that steel mast. As those of us up-top tried to keep the boat from swamping, water crashed over the gunwales. It is reported that I shouted, “I wish you’d tell that guy who’s throwing buckets of water in our faces to stop.” Suddenly, Daniel called up, “What does it mean when the mast glows blue?” “Don’t touch it!” three of us yelled in unison. Silence fell. He was alive. What about the bird? Then we heard a very clear chirp.

One day on the St. Lawrence River, Blake nonchalantly wondered why there was a large, orange bleach bottle floating in the water. A second later, with a crash like thunder, Sirocco hit a rock. Everything flew forward and bounced back, including hapless humans. “Is there a hole? Is there a hole?” we shouted. Daniel, who had once again been below, had to dig himself out of the cabin debris and crawl into the fore-cabin. “No hole,” he shouted back. Shaking so hard I could barely stand, I joined Julia and her father on the aft rail, about 4 inches wide and we began the time-honored rocking back and forth employed when you are hard aground. Daniel crawled out and joined us. The boat didn’t budge. But what is that crazy motor-boater doing. He is driving around us, faster and faster in tight circles, each circle building a higher wake. Finally, one big one lifted Sirocco and we floated clear. Our rescuer waved and raced away. I served juice. Eventually, we all stopped shaking.

Daniel was not always below. He was the one who leaped onto the dock as we came to tie Sirocco up. (Blake invariably sailed in rather than using the motor.) One night at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Daniel missed the dock and fell between it and the boat. There was a mad rush to fend off so that he wouldn’t be crushed between the ton and a half boat and the dockside.

The waters of the Niagara River come rushing down over Niagara Falls and down the rapids and roil out into Lake Ontario. On a stormy day, the waves of the lake collide with the rush of the river and create a sort of vortex of water. On one such day, I had my personal safety line hooked onto the boat’s safety lines. So did Daniel, but he got tangled up as we worked on the fore-deck trying to take in the jib. Impatiently, he unhooked it. He had both arms full, struggling to control the canvas. He stuffed it down the hatch and stood erect. A crosscut wave hit us. Daniel fell backwards as the boat leaned. His body was entirely over water. I grasped both his wrists, braced myself and hung on, staring into his face. Suddenly, the boat heeled again and he fell into my arms.

Clara, who was listening to these stories, said after each one, “And then you quit sailing.” Of course we didn’t. Were we addicted to the adrenal rush or the tranquility of a flat sea at evening? Blake sailed for the love of sailing. Perhaps we sailed for the love of Blake.

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i am looking at a northern 29 with a yanmar engine tiller steering that look imaculate onthe pictures, close inspection scheduled for sunday, anything tougth or comment on these boat? seem like a nice trade up from my sanjuan 23!  

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1976 Northern 29

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Equipment: Full inventory of sails in bags (4) Spinnaker and spinnaker pole New Jasbro head never used New electricals behind walls Bottom of boat re-done in 2016 New roller furling installed in 2018 Main and genoa sail repaired in 2019 New instruments purchased in 2017 and calibrated every season Atomic 4 gas engine maintained every season Simrad Auto-helm, new in 2018 2 burner alcohol stove Ice box Propane BBQ on stern rail New sheets and lines extras 4 new navy blue fenders Blaupunkt AM FM radio VHF Boat hook Fire extinguishers: 2 Gun with flares and other safety tools Life Ring on rail Steel cradle with 6 pads

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The theoretical maximum speed that a displacement hull can move efficiently through the water is determined by it's waterline length and displacement. It may be unable to reach this speed if the boat is underpowered or heavily loaded, though it may exceed this speed given enough power. Read more.

Classic hull speed formula:

Hull Speed = 1.34 x √LWL

Max Speed/Length ratio = 8.26 ÷ Displacement/Length ratio .311 Hull Speed = Max Speed/Length ratio x √LWL

Sail Area / Displacement Ratio

A measure of the power of the sails relative to the weight of the boat. The higher the number, the higher the performance, but the harder the boat will be to handle. This ratio is a "non-dimensional" value that facilitates comparisons between boats of different types and sizes. Read more.

SA/D = SA ÷ (D ÷ 64) 2/3

  • SA : Sail area in square feet, derived by adding the mainsail area to 100% of the foretriangle area (the lateral area above the deck between the mast and the forestay).
  • D : Displacement in pounds.

Ballast / Displacement Ratio

A measure of the stability of a boat's hull that suggests how well a monohull will stand up to its sails. The ballast displacement ratio indicates how much of the weight of a boat is placed for maximum stability against capsizing and is an indicator of stiffness and resistance to capsize.

Ballast / Displacement * 100

Displacement / Length Ratio

A measure of the weight of the boat relative to it's length at the waterline. The higher a boat’s D/L ratio, the more easily it will carry a load and the more comfortable its motion will be. The lower a boat's ratio is, the less power it takes to drive the boat to its nominal hull speed or beyond. Read more.

D/L = (D ÷ 2240) ÷ (0.01 x LWL)³

  • D: Displacement of the boat in pounds.
  • LWL: Waterline length in feet

Comfort Ratio

This ratio assess how quickly and abruptly a boat’s hull reacts to waves in a significant seaway, these being the elements of a boat’s motion most likely to cause seasickness. Read more.

Comfort ratio = D ÷ (.65 x (.7 LWL + .3 LOA) x Beam 1.33 )

  • D: Displacement of the boat in pounds
  • LOA: Length overall in feet
  • Beam: Width of boat at the widest point in feet

Capsize Screening Formula

This formula attempts to indicate whether a given boat might be too wide and light to readily right itself after being overturned in extreme conditions. Read more.

CSV = Beam ÷ ³√(D / 64)

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Hello, I might be needing to switch my Northern 29 away from it's inboard Atomic4 (gas) motor. Are there any suggestions on a make/model or outboard motor based on your experience with this make/model of boat? It does have a sloped transom and with swim ladder in centre of transom. I'd assume either a long or extra longshaft type would be required. Thanks in advance! DonC  

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I believe Yamaha is still the best selling outboard in the world. There must be a reason for that other than the snazzy paint job. I've become a super fan of 4 stroke outboards, for many reasons. No need to mix gas and oil, so much quieter than a 2 stroke, you can communicate with others even when the engine is at full throttle, and they sip gas compared to a 2 stroke. However, it is always a bad idea to add weight to the ends of a sailboat (I assume you are putting this engine on the stern) and the 2 stroke is indeed lighter than a 4 stroke. Enough to overshadow the positives above, only you can decide.  

  • an outboard wants to be mounted to transom somewhere between vertical and 20 deg from vertical. Your reverse slope transom will need an adapter block to get the bracket mount closer to vertical.
  • access to the motor. If mounting an outboard on a lifting bracket (to get the prop out of the water when under sail), you have to be able to reach the bracket without contorting to lift/lower/tilt the motor. Similarly, unless installing remote controls (if the motor you choose can have remote controls, many small outboards can't), can you reach the gearshift and throttle without contorting yourself over the transom? How about for starting - the smallest outboards with electric start are generally the 9.9hp models, and the electric start makes them even heavier?
  • weight is key as Capta mentioned - not just for your boat but for engine removal for maintenance. You will probably have to do the maintenance when the boat is hauled, given the configuration. Single cylinder 4 strokes generally weigh 60lbs, and max out at 6hp. I have a 5hp Honda (59lbs) on my 19ft Mariner, and lifting it off the boat is doable while at the dock, but I couldn't handle more. Two cylinders are generally 100+lbs. There are very few 2 strokes being made anymore because of the EPA/environmental regs prohibiting their use on many lakes.
  • Does your transom stay at a pretty consistent height above the water? Even in a following sea? In the '80s when I had an ODay 25, I ended up partially dunking the outboard (Chrysler 2 stroke 9.9hp Sailor, weighed 85lbs IIRC) motor sailing out of an inlet into barely breaking seas. Fortunately, just got a little water inside the cowl, no damage done except corrosion on some of the wiring terminals. It might be desirable to mount the outboard on center, and move the swim ladder to one side - but that depends on your cockpit configuration.
  • An outboard can be the solution to a broken rudder - lower gudgeon broke on said ODay 25 (transom hung rudder) during a night passage in the Bahamas. Anchored, and used outboard in the morning to motor and steer us to Bimini where repairs could be made.

I'm crossing my fingers that I've got my A4 problems solved but won't know until spring startup and I'm in the water again. I thank you for your suggestions and shall heed them in case I do need to follow through on the outboard option. DonC (Lake ONT)  

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UPDATE: Wisconsin man facing child porn & trafficking charges tied to Phillippines appears in court

Wednesday, july 17, 2024, 3:30 p.m..

WEST BEND, Wis. (WFRV) – The 36-year-old Wisconsin man accused of possessing child pornography and human trafficking in the Philippines was back in court on Wednesday.

Wisconsin Circuit Court records show that Michael A. Westphal of West Bend appeared with an attorney for a scheduled hearing, and a plea hearing was set for early October.

The plea hearing is scheduled for October 2 at 1:15 p.m.

No additional details were provided. Local 5 News will continue to follow this case as it progresses through the court system.

Wisconsin man facing 24 charges of Possession of Child Pornography, trafficking tied to Philippines has court hearing

Thursday, 05/30/24, 5:43 p.m..

(WFRV) – Michael Westphal, 36, who was arrested after an investigation into his connections to the Philippines led to the arrest of three human traffickers and the rescue of six children had a court hearing on Thursday.

Court records show that Westphal appeared in court for a hearing on May 30 where an additional adjournment was requested, based on forensic reports that are still pending.

Another hearing for Westphal has been scheduled for July 17 at 9:45 a.m.

Investigation after Wisconsin man’s arrest culminates with raid in Philippines, 3 human traffickers arrested & 6 children rescued

Wednesday, 03/27/24, 11:29 a.m..

(WFRV) – After the 2023 arrest of a southeastern Wisconsin man on multiple charges relating to child sexual abuse material (CSAM), an investigation into his connections to the Philippines led to the arrest of three human traffickers and the rescue of six children.

According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office , 36-year-old Michael Westphal was arrested in July 2023 on charges that involve the alleged possession, sharing, and soliciting child sexual abuse material.

Westphal, who is from Newburg, was reportedly a custodian for the West Bend School District at the time of his arrest. However, the investigation did not conclude after Westphal’s arrest due to authorities being aware of Westphal’s alleged communication with a child sex trafficker in the Philippines.

Authorities say that Westphal was allegedly sending the sex trafficker money in exchange for videos and pictures of a child being sexually assaulted. It was also noted in the release that Westphal believed the money was also covering the costs for the trafficker to adopt the victim.

Additionally, Westphal was reportedly planning a trip to the Philippines to meet the trafficker and victim in person.

A lead detective then began working with agents from Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to identify the trafficker and victim.

Over the past eight months, HSI agents have been working closely with authorities from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on this case.

On March 25, the investigation culminated with a raid in the Philippines that resulted in the arrest of three human traffickers and the rescue of six children, ranging from ages 2-15. Among the children rescued was reportedly Westphal’s alleged victim.

Those suspects will now face their charges in the Philippines, authorities say.

Victims of child sexual exploitation are amongst the most vulnerable among us and often need an advocate on their side to free them from their unspeakable horror. These children had advocates across the globe who came together under the common goal of setting them free while bringing the perpetrators who committed the heinous crimes to justice. Washington County Sheriff Martin Schulteis

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office also thanked Homeland Security Investigations, as well as the PNP and the NBI in the Philippines for their efforts in this case.

Westphal currently remains in custody on a $500,000 cash bail at the Washington County Jail. Court records show that Westphal faces 24 Possession of Child Pornography charges and one charge of Trafficking of a Child.

Westphal’s next court appearance is scheduled for May 30 at 1:15 p.m.

No additional information was provided.

For the latest news, weather, sports, and streaming video, head to WFRV Local 5 - Green Bay, Appleton.

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