Westerly Centaur

Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

£5,950 GBP
approx $7,729USD

General information
Make/model
Westerly Centaur
Category
Used sail boat for sale (SOLD)
Price
£5,950 GBP
Year
1972
Designer
Laurent Giles & Partners
Length overall
26'0"
Length waterline
21'4"
Beam
8'6"
Draft
3'0"
Displacement
3.35 tons (U.S.)
Location
Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

About this Westerly Centaur

The Westerly Centaur is a well established, safe, family sailing cruiser. This particular example has the popular 'B' Layout and has been modified to include wheel steering.  The boat is presented in excellent original order and has been regularly wintered ashore in her present ownership of thirty five years. In May 2018 a new Selden Furlex 50s headsail furling system and new standing rigging were fitted, together with other improvements costing in excess of £2000.



Accommodation


The accommodation offers up to five berths in two cabins. Westerly 'B' Layout.  Forward cabin with V berths and infill with stowage above and below. Opening hatch to foredeck and two opening port lights. Separate heads compartment to port with Simpson Lawrence SL400 sea toilet and pull-out washbasin with cold pumped supply. Hanging locker opposite. Opening port lights to port and starboard side. L shaped dinette to port with storage above and below. Galley to starboard side with moulded-in sink & cold water supply. Plastimo Coral two burner gas hob with grill. Galley stowage. Quarter berths to port and starboard with stowage under and above. Full interior lighting. Plastimo catalytic gas heater. Curtains and carpet.

Mechanical Systems


Located abaft the companionway Volvo Penta MD2B 25hp diesel engine. Electric start. Raw water cooled. Shaft drive to fixed three bladed propeller. Cruising 5 knots. Maximum speed 6 knots. Single lever control. 
Dynastart charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries.

12V Switch panel

240V Shore power supply

Sails and Spars


Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom. New stainless steel standing rigging May 2018. Terylene running rigging. Roller reefing to main. New Selden 50s headsail furling system May 2018. Mast lowering spar and tackle.

  • Mainsail (Original) - Fair
  • Furling Genoa - Fair
  • Jib - (Original - Piston Hanks) - Fair
  • Genoa - (Original - Piston Hanks)

Deck Equipment


           Danforth anchor with approximately 20m chain + warp

  • CQR Plough
  • Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit, stanchions and guardwires
  • Sail cover
  • Boarding ladder
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Various fenders & warps
  • Boat hook
  • 2 x Winches

Navigation Equipment


  • Bosun compass
  • Quaser ME780 VHF Radio with new Hawk aerial/wind vane (May 1018)
  • Seafarer D800 Depth Indicator
  • Seafarer Digilog Speed/distance log
  • Navigation lights (LED mast headlight 2018)
  • Motorola Radio/Cassette player
  • Clock

Safety Equipment


  • Manual bilge pump
  • Lifebuoy
  • Floating light
  • Fog horn
  • Fire extinguisher x 2 (expiry dates unknown)

Construction


Built in 1972 by Westerly Marine Construction to a design by Laurent Giles & Partners. White GRP hull with dark blue cove line. Teak rubbing strake. White GRP superstructure with painted non-slip to decks. Twin keels. Spade rudder with wheel steering. Aft self draining cockpit. Self-draining gas locker. Teak cockpit grating & seat trim. 

Comments


The Westerly Centaur is a well established, safe, family sailing cruiser. This particular example has the popular 'B' Layout and has been modified to include wheel steering.  The boat is presented in excellent original order and has been regularly wintered ashore in her present ownership of thirty five years. In May 2018 a new Furlex 50s headsail furling system and new standing rigging were fitted, together with other improvements costing in excess of £2000.

Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.

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Propulsion
Engine
Volvo Penta MD2B
Engine hours
1750
Fuel
Diesel
Fuel capacity
8 gallons (U.S.)
Maximum speed
7 mph
Cruising speed
6 mph
Accommodation
Drinking water capacity
29 gallons (U.S.)
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Broker/Dealer Information

Howard Ford Marine Sales

Tidemill Yacht Harbour
Tidemill Way
Woodbridge,
IP12 1BP
United Kingdom
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