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  • Manufacturer: Westerly
  • Price: £7,950
  • Location: Conwy River
  • Year: 1975
  • LOA: 28'11" (8.81m)
  • Berths: 4
  • Draft: 0.91
  • Keel: Bilge Keel
  • ID no.: 073298
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 50 Litres
  • Engine Make: Beta D1005
  • Horsepower: 28hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 25 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 5
  • Top Speed: 6

Broker Remarks

'Chiron', Westerly Centaur Ketch, with around 2,500 being built, the Centaur is one of the most popular British yachts to have been built, but this one is made different from most by her rare Ketch rig. The owner is also including the dinghy and outboard. Lying Conwy River, North Wales.

Photos are a handful of years old, new ones being added soon.


'B' layout (linear galley) 
4 berths with 1 doubles and 2 singles in 2 cabin(s).
Melamine wood finish, blue upholstery.6 ft headroom

Galley with 2 burner gas cooker with grill, icebox and stainless steel sink

Heads with SL400 sea toilet 

Mechanical and Rigging

'Chiron', Westerly Centaur Ketch, No: K1128, built by Westerly Marine, Hampshire c1975 to a Laurent Giles design.
The Centaur Ketch has a mizzen mast mounted in the cockpit, aft of which is the wheel steering pedestal. A stub bowsprit extends the overall length to almost 28 ft.
GRP construction
Bilge keels
Hodini wheel steering

Beta D1005 28hp 3-Cylinder diesel engine, conventional shaft drive to a 3-bladed fixed bronze propeller
Rope cutter
TFX engine controls

2 x 95ah 12v Batteries - Switch. (Replaced 2011)
Batteries charged via engine alternator

Electric cold water pump

Fuel - 25L - Plastic tank
Water - 50L - Stainless steel tank

Spars and Rigging:
Ketch rigged cruiser
Proctor aluminium mast and mizzen mast
Stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)
Braided terylene running rigging
In-mast furling mainsail and mizzen
Furling genoa

Genoa by Jeckells - 2012
Main by Tab - Age unknown. Sail in good condition.
Mizzen by Tab - Age unknown. Sail serviceable


Deck Equipment:
Anchor, chain and warp
Mooring warps
Boarding ladder
Bow and stern cleats

Navigation Equipment:
Bosun compass
Garmin Map 5505 GPS Chartplotter c/w blue chart G2 vision - 2007
GPS interfaced with Raymarine Smartpilot
Garmin Speed, Log & Depth transducers - 2007
Cobra VHF - 2013
Raymarine SPX Smartpilot (autopilot) - 2007
Clock & Barometer
Navigation lights

Other Equipment:
Waveline inflatable dinghy
Yamaha 2.4hp outboard engine

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