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Westerly Centaur

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Boat REF# 50556
This boat has been sold
Length 7.95m (26'1")
Year 1973
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 18hp, Yanmar 2GM20 (1995)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Laurent Giles
Builder Westerly Marine
Lying Essex
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 45.0 ltr (9.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 45.0 ltr (9.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 2GM20 (1995)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Engine age is approximately 1995.
Alternator replaced in 2005.
Batteries 110Amp hr each.


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 7.95m (26'1")
LWL 6.50m (21'4")
Beam 2.60m (8'6")
Draft Min 0.90m (2'11")
Draft Max 0.90m (2'11")
Displacement 3,000kg (6,615.0lbs)
Headroom 1.75m (5'9")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1973) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2003)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail 2002 - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)

Stackpack with Lazyjacks fitted 2005.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Paint finish


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Manual water system tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Autopilot - Ratheon ST2000+ with remote.
Clipper Duet - Speed/Log and Depth.
Compass -Plastimo Mini Contest.
Garmin GPS128.
Silva S10 VHF -DSC.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
2 anchors
(Danforth Type)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
10ft GRP Tender dinghy (unknown year)
(Hard Dinghy)

Safety Equipment

Life buoys tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Boarding ladder is roll up version, not fitted.
MOB Rescue Pack.
Fire Extinguisher.

Broker's Comments

The Westerly Centaur needs no introduction, they remain as popular as ever.
This Centaur has been well maintained and is in good condition. The Engine has been replaced as have the sails. In short a quick antifoul and she is pretty much ready for the season.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Westerly Centaur has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.