No Better Centaur!
Westerly Centaur for sale | 7.95m (26'1") | 1973 | 1x diesel 9hp | GRP Construction | Bilge keels underwater profile | 5 berths | Boat REF# 242027
|Builder||Westerly Marine Ltd|
|Fuel capacity||48.0 ltr (10.6 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Water capacity||50.0 ltr (11.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||48.0 ltr (10.6 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x Diesel 9hp|
|Engine make and model||Volvo 2001 (unknown year)|
|Engine Hours||Engine1: Not known|
|Prop(s)||Fixed 3 blade|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||1.0 ltr (0.2 G) /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||5 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||7 knots|
Service records and receipts available
|Draft Min||0.90m (2'11")|
|Draft Max||1.10m (3'7")|
Sloop rigged 0riginal Aluminium spars (1973) with stainless steel standing rigging (2015)
|Mainsail||- Slab (unknown year)|
|Headsail||- Furling (unknown year)|
|Other sails||Genoa (unknown year)|
|Spinnaker (unknown year)|
New mainsail cover
12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine
|Underwater profile||Bilge keels|
|Total # of berths||5|
|No. of double berths||1|
|No. of single berths||3|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
|Manual water system|
4 burner spirit cooker
Remote control for Raymarine auto pilot
1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
(Plough and kedge)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
30.00m (98'5") of warp
Avon dinghy (unknown year)
2hp outboard, Seagull, Short Shaft (unknown year)
3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 Electric)
The Westerly Centaur was the most popular British yacht ever built and it's easy to see why.
The combination of performance, economy and space is legendary, whether crewed or for solo sailing.
The current owner is reluctantly selling because of ill health, and has had little sailing in the past two years. He has however regularly maintained the vessel and engine year round.
The last survey was in 2013 and she probably needs a lift out and antifoul for the 2018 season.
She has a holding tank which opens up continental waterways for exploration.
This seems an ideal starter yacht as well as for someone looking to downsize from a bigger boat.