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Westerly Centaur B

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Boat REF# 101417
This boat has been sold
Length 7.90m (25'11")
Year 1979
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 20hp, Volvo MD7A (unknown year)
Lying Isle of Wight


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Extra Details

Designer Laurent Giles
Lying Isle of Wight
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 30.0 ltr (6.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 30.0 ltr (6.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 20hp
Engine make and model Volvo MD7A (unknown year)
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


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 7.90m (25'11")
LWL 6.90m (22'8")
Beam 2.56m (8'5")
Draft Max 0.90m (2'11")
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Proctor Aluminium spars (1979) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2001)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Arun - roller boom (2000)
Headsail - Furling (2000)
Other sails Cruising Chute (unknown year)
Small Headsail (unknown year)
Spare mail (unknown year)
Spair Genoa (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Rigging replaced by Spencers in 2001

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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

Well built bullet proof Westerly. This Centaur has been epoxied coated below the waterline and she has a clean survey dated March 2009.


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
Cooler tick
Drapes tick
Non-Smokers tick

2 burner diesel Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

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

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
3 anchors
(Danforth x2, Ploughshare)
20.00m (65'7") of chain
dinghy (2001)

Safety Equipment

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

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

A well cared for Centaur that belies its age.The Westerly Centaur is one of the most popular British yachts ever, they sail really well have loads of accommodation and storage for their size. They were well designed and are built well. This 1979 model is a dry as a bone with no musty smells.She will make a great starter boat for a family with children./b]These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Westerly Centaur B has been personally photographed and viewed by Richard Coles of Boatshed IOW. 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.