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  • Manufacturer: Westerly
  • Location: Chatham
  • Year: 1978
  • LOA: 26'0" (7.92m)
  • Beam: 9' 6'' (2.90m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft: 1.14
  • Keel: Bilge Keel
  • ID no.: 38143
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 90 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta
  • Horsepower: 28hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 45 Litres

Broker Remarks

1978 Westerly Centaur £4,995
This Westerly Centaur for sale 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. Presented in good fair condition for her age.  She has everything on board to get out sailing. This Westerly Centaur is reasonably priced as the owners are keen to move on to a larger boat.


This Westerly Centaur has 5 berths in 2 cabins with 5ft 11 nches of headroom. Forward cabin has a V berth with an infill and plenty of storage. Heads in separate compartment to port with Sowester marine toilet and hanging locker opposite.
Saloon with L shaped seating to port, single settee to starboard and two full length quarter berths to port and starboard with grey upholstery. Galley is opposite the main saloon seating and has a 2 ring Plastimo cooker with oven and coolbox. Single sink unit with pumped cold water.

A removable chart table is stored on board and can be fitted to the port side of the saloon and also used in the cockpit. There is also an additional work surface on the starboard side of the galley for increased work space.The open saloon provides a very useable space and with plenty of storage areas a clutter free living area. Owners will be leaving crockery, cutlery,cooking utensils and saucepans.

Mechanical and Rigging

Sails and Spars

Masthead rigged sloop. Deck stepped Selden aluminium mast, boom and spinnaker pole 1978. Stainless steel standing rigging (new 1998). Plastimo furling genoa system. Terylene running rigging. Roller reefing mainsail.


  • 2 x Gibb sheet winches.
  • 2 x Halyard winches on mast.


  • 1 x Mainsail, Jeckells, condition fair
  • 1 x Genoa, Jeckells, condition fair (requires repair or replacement)
Mechanical Systems

Located under the cockpit sole, Volvo Penta MD2003 3cylinder 28HP 8 diesel engine. Sea water cooled. Single lever controls with electric start. Shaft drive to a fixed 3 blade fixed  propeller. Cruising speed of 5 knots with max speed of 7 knots.
45L stainless steel fuel tank. Engine last serviced by the owner in 2017

Electrical Systems

2 x 12 volt batteries, 1 x 70ah (new 2018), 1 x 120ah (new 2018) charging from alternator. This Westerly Centaur is fitted with ring mains via a 240V system.


Deck Equipment
  • Danforth type anchor with chain and warp
  • Red mainsail cover (New 2017)
  • Cockpit awning
  • Red Sprayhood (New 2017)
  • Cockpit Dodgers with name on
  • Removable stainless steel swim ladder
  • Boathook
  • 4 x Mooring warps
  • 4 x Fenders
Navigation Equipment
  • Swiftech fixed VHF Radio
  • Clipper Echo Sounder
  • Sumlog Speed/Log
  • Compass - Contest 130
  • Garmin 120XL GPS
  • FM Radio
  • Leisureline Clock/Barometer
  • Aquasignal Navigation lights
  • Aquasignal Masthead Tri-colour
  • Some paper charts
Safety Equipment
  • 3 x Fire Extinguishers
  • Fireblanket
  • 2 x Jackstays
  • Radar reflector
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Iron Bilge Keels
  • Tiller Steering
  • Skeg Hung Rudder

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Disclaimer : offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.