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Westerly Centaur

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Boat REF# 5601
This boat has been sold
Length 7.93m (26'0")
Year 1972
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 35hp, Volvo Penta (1995)
Lying Portsmouth


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Extra Details

Designer Laurent Giles
Builder Westerly
Lying Portsmouth
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Fuel capacity 55.0 ltr (12.1 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 55.0 ltr (12.1 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 00/00/1998


Engine 1 x diesel 35hp
Engine make and model Volvo Penta (1995)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots
Engine spares tick

in 1995 the previous owner added a new Volvo Penta, which has now done 1200 hours.


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Length 7.93m (26'0")
LWL 6.50m (21'4")
Beam 2.59m (8'6")
Draft Min 0.91m (3'0")
Draft Max 0.91m (3'0")
Displacement 3,000kg (6,615.0lbs)
Headroom 1.80m (5'11")


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Sloop rigged Proctor Aluminium spars (1972) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - roller boom (1972)
Headsail - Furling (1985)
Other sails Mainsail (1985)
Genoa (unknown year)
Working Jib (unknown year)
Storm jib (unknown year)
Spinnaker (1985)
Spinnaker gear tick

(2 sheet, 2 spinnaker). Spare mainsail, Genoa needs repairing. New mainsheet. Forestay, backstay has been replaced.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels


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

Since new has been out of the water every winter except 2 years. Owner has reseated keels and replaced shoes.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Sink tick
Drapes tick
Manual water system tick

New Headlinings. Saloon table converts to another double. Coolbox under saloon berth. Original upholstery, which is in OK condition.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF tick
Autopilot tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

New tricolour.

Deck Gear

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

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
1 anchors
(Bruce 7.5KG)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
Cockpit Tent, new mooring warps.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Engine Spares include spare impellar and filters.

Broker's Comments

2 owners from new, interesting history. She has a 1995 35hp diesel engine, plenty of power and still economical to run. Owner now looking now for larger boat. Would benefit from new upholstery.
See "more photos" to view 44 internal and external photos of this vessel. Photographs, analysis and comments by Mandy of Boatshed Portsmouth.

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.