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Westerly Centaur

The Westerly Centaur is a great cruising yacht benefiting from Westerly's solid build quality. With bilge keels it is great for creek crawling and sailing the East and Kent coasts. The Westerly Centaur has 5 berths in 2 cabins, marine heads an a good size cockpit for its size. This Westerly Centaur has been sensibility priced for a quick sale and is currently ashore for easy inspection. 2004 Survey report available upon request.


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Price: £8,250
Model Year: 1977
Boat Ref: 4368905
Location: Ramsgate, Kent


Builder: Westerly
Designer: Laurent Giles
Construction: GRP
Keel Type: Twin Keel


LOA: 26' 0"
Beam: 8' 5"
Displacement: 6700 lbs
Max Draft: 3' 0"
Ballast: 2800 lbs


Engine(s) Make: Volvo
Engine Model: MD11C
Engine(s) HP: 23 hp
Engine Fuel Type: Diesel
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Max Speed: 7 knots


Fuel: 10 imperial gallons
Water: 15 imperial gallons

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This Westerly Centaur has 6 berths in 2 cabins with 5ft 10inches of headroom. Forward cabin has a V berth with an infill to make into a double berth and plenty of storage. Heads are located in separate compartment to port with Jabsco marine toilet
and a hanging locker opposite on starboard. Headlinings in the forward cabin need replacing. The saloon with L shaped seating to port, single settee to Port which converts to a double berth and two full length quarter berths to port and starboard. The Galley is opposite the main saloon seating and has a 2 ring gas cooker with grill, cool box and single sink unit with cold water. The saloon table can also be removed and used in the cockpit. The open saloon provides a very useable space and with plenty of storage areas and gives a clutter free living area. This Westerly Centaur is being sold with curtains.

Spars & Sails

Masthead bermundan sloop with deck stepped aluminium mast and boom with roller boom reefing mainsail and Rotastay furling headsail. Whisper pole Stainless steel standing rigging and Terylene running rigging.


  • 2 x Gibb sheet winches,
  • 2 x Gibb halyard winches.


  • 1 x Mainsail, age unknown condition servicable
  • 1 x Mainsail, age unkown, condition good
  • 1 x Genoa,  age unknown, condition serviceable
  • 1 x No2 Jib, age unknown, condition good
  • 1 X No3 Jib, age unknown, condition good
  • 1 x Cruising chute, age unknown, condition good

Mechanical Systems

Located under the cockpit sole, Volvo Penta MD11C 2-cylinder 20HP 1977 diesel engine. Sea water cooled. Single levercontrols with electric start. Shaft drive to a fixed 3 blade propeller, Cruising speed of 5 knots with max speed of 7 knots. 45L stainless steel fuel tank.

Electrical Systems

1 x 12v  110AH battery new 2012  charging from alternator and small solar panel,

Deck Equipment

  • Bow and stern rollers
  • Anchor with 27m chain
  • Blue sail cover
  • Blue cockpit dodgers with name on
  • Transom mounted boarding ladder
  • 3 x Mooring warps
  • 6 x Fenders
  • Inflatable dinghy
  • Small Solar panel

Navigation Equipment

  • VHF Radio  (Navico)
  • Echo sounder (NASA Clipper)
  • Log/Speed (NASA Clipper)
  • Tiller Autopilot
  • Contest Compass
  • Handheld VHF
  • Clock & Barometer
  • Navigation Lights

Safety Equipment

  • 2 x Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Blanket
  • Fog Horn
  • Lifebuoy
  • Manual bilge pump


Cast Iron bilge keels with skeg rudder with tiller steering.


This Westerly Centaur was built in 1977 by Westerly Yachts Ltd. White GRP hull with painted blue non-slip decks. Cast Iron bilge keels, Tiller steering with skeg rudder. Self draining cockpit. This Westerly Centaur is out of the water to be serviced ready for the coming season. Hull was epoxied in 2001.  2004 survey available upon request.

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The company normally acts as broker for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

Office To Contact

Clarke & Carter Kent

+44 (0)1634 571605

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