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  • Manufacturer: Westerly
  • Location: Chatham
  • Year: 1970
  • LOA: 26'0" (7.92m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft: 0.91
  • Keel: Bilge Keel
  • ID no.: 38120
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 12 Gallons
  • Engine Make: Beta Marine
  • Horsepower: 20hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 10 Gallons
  • Engine Hours Port: 453

Broker Remarks

1970 Westerly Centaur £9,995
The Westerly Centaur needs little introduction. This popular Laurent Giles design is a tough little family cruiser with a surprisingly spacious interior. They represent excellent value for money and are a very inexpensive way of getting afloat. This example has been re-engined 2005 and in nice condition.

Please call our Kent – Chatham Office+44 (0)1634 571605 for further information or to arrange a viewing.



The accommodation is the 'B' layout slightly modified, offering five berths in two cabins with standing headroom throughout. In the forecabin, V berth with infill and stowage under. Opening hatch to foredeck. Full width heads compartment with chemical toilet (sea cocks in place to add marine toilet if required), sink with electrically pumped water supply. Hanging locker.  In saloon, dinette to port with galley opposite. Two burner gimballed gas hob with grill. Sink with electrically pumped water supply. 12 gallons freshwater capacity. Quarter berths port and starboard. Upholstery in blue Draylon. Gas heating onboard.

Mechanical and Rigging

Sails and Spars

Masthead rigged Bermudan sloop. Anodised aluminium deck stepped mast and boom, spinnaker pole.  Stainless steel standing rigging replaced (2007).  Terylene running rigging (2014).  Slab reefing mainsail.  Headsail furling system.


2 x Sheet winches (Barton 2 speed)

2 x Halyard winches (Barton single speed)


1 x Mainsail (Nylon 2006 good condition, last valeted 2017 by Northrop)

1 x Genoa (Nylon 2006 good condition, last valeted 2017 by Northrop)

1 x Spare Mainsail (year unknown)

1 x Spare Genoa (year unknown)


Mechanical Systems

Located abaft the companionway, a 2005 Beta BD722 three-cylinder 20hp diesel engine (hours 453 as of 23rd July 2018).  Electric start. Indirect cooling (last serviced May 2018) Shaft drive to three bladed propeller. Single lever control.  10 gallons fuel capacity. 5 knots cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 6.5 knots. Cutlass bearing replaced May 2018, last antifouled May 2018.

Electrical Systems

2 x 12 105Ah volt batteries, charging from the engine alternator. Shore power connection with 240-volt ring main.


Deck Equipment
  • Anchor (CQR) 25m chain 30m rope
  • Mainsail cover
  • Sprayhood
  • Dodgers (named)
  • Halyard bags
  • 8 x Fenders
  • 6 x Mooring warps
  • 25m Shore power lead with triple connector
Navigation Equipment
  • Compass (Sunto)
  • Depth (Echopilot)
  • Speed/Log
  • Windspeed/Direction (TickTac)
  • VHF Radio (Silva S10 DSC)
  • Chartplotter (Cobra)
  • Autopilot (Simrad)
  • Electronic charts
  • Navigation lights
  • Masthead lights
  • Paper charts
  • Clock/Barometer
Safety Equipment
  • 2 x Fire extinguishers
  • 1 x Engine room fire extinguisher
  • 1 x Fire blanket
  • CO detector
  • Smoke alarm
  • Jackstays
  • Deck light
  • 1 x Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • 1 x Danbuoy
  • Floating light
  • MOB sling
  • Liferaft (Seago 4 man)
  • Bilge pumps (manual and electric)
  • Radar reflector

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