Westerly Centaur


Westerly Marine Construction Ltd. 1975, Sail Number 1312


Bilge Keel Mast Head Sloop, GRP Hull, deck and superstructure. Hull has been epoxied and renovated with reinforced keel mounting and new keel bolts fitted.

DIMENSIONS: Length Overall: 7.92m (26′), Beam: 2.57m (8’5″), Draft : 0.9m (3′) Displacement: 3,039kg (6,700 lb) approx

(All figures above are taken from the original manufacturer’s specification and are not to be taken as exact).

Machinery and Rigging

FUEL & WATER: 1 x 45 litre (12 gallon) fuel tank approx, 1 x 64 litre (17 gallon) water tank approx to cold water system,

(All figures above are taken from the original manufacturer’s specification and are not taken to be exact)


PROPULSION: Single Volvo Penta MD 2B 23HP diesel engine 2 cylinder in-line. In 2018 engine had injectors reconditioned, new water pump, new exhaust system and in 2019 heads off and valves reground and seated with all new gaskets. Bores have been checked, while heads were off, and little wear found. Full engine instrumentation. This engine can power the yacht against a 3 knot tide at 3.5 knots when other yachts stand still. Shaft drive (with new packing gland wadding 2019) to single bronze propeller.

New cutlass bearing (2018)  New sea-cocks (2018)

   A glow plug starter system fitted for quick/easy starting. (2019)

.    Gator rope cutter.


ELECTRICS: 1 x 12V 85 amp hr engine service battery (2018) 1 x 12V 85 amp hr domestic battery (2019), With isolator switches Batteries charged by engine alternator, solar panel and 240V shore power, Shore power inlet and main ring 240V: Interior 12V LED lighting throughout (2018), New 12V fuse box/control panel, LED Stern Light (2018), LED Steaming Light (2018), LED Masthead tri-white light (2018), Port & starboard navigation lights, LED Deck floodlight (2018)

RIGGING: New Standing Rigging (2018), New Furling Jib ‘Selden Furlex’ (2018), New running rigging (2018), Lazy Jacks, Sails cleaned and renovated (2018)





This Centaur has the B Layout and sleeps 5 in 1 double forward cabin, 2 quarter berths & 1 bunk berth in main cabin.

FORWARD CABIN: 2 x Single Berths with large storage lockers below, Converts to double V berth with infill, 2 x Opening porthole windows & overhead Hatch. Hanging and storage locker, Cabin lighting, 240V socket.

SALOON: L-shaped settee with storage below, saloon table Large storage lockers Overhead lockers, 4 Cabin windows & 2 x Opening portholes with curtains, Overhead lighting, Reading lights, Stereo Speakers for Panasonic Radio/CD Player (2019). New Barometer & Clock (2018). JVC CD/FM audio player, Double 240V socket. 3 berths.

GALLEY AREA: 1 GRP sink With cold water tap, 60 litre cold storage compartment, Calor B700 Stove with 2 burner gas hob, grill and oven, Storage lockers and drawers, New electrical distribution pane, l Opening porthole window, with spot lamp lighting


HEADS COMPARTMENT: New Jabsco sea toilet (new 2018), Stainless Steel sink with cold tap, Storage locker, Opening porthole window, LED lighting. New toilet inflow & outflow hoses. Toilet sea cocks cleaned & serviced (2018).





COCKPIT: Full teak helm seating with dinette table fitting, Aft seats with storage below. Teak gratings, Opening engine room hatch, Cockpit speakers, Cup holders, New tiller extension, Raymarine autohelm.

PROTECTION: New Spray Hood & Spray Dodgers (2019), along with new Teak Tender Engine Mount (2019). New Stern Boarding Ladder (2019) & Spare Auxiliary Engine Mount (2019)






NAVIGATION AIDS: Bosun grid Compass, Garmin GPSmap Chart Plotter (new 2018), Silva Seadata Log for speed and depth, Cobra Marine VHF Radio with DSC, Raymarine autohelm, Navigation lights. New wind indicator (2018). Radio antenna (2018).

GROUND TACKLE:  Bower spade anchor with chain. Simpson Lawrence anchor windlass with chain gypsy. Spare 19.5 lb CQR anchor

GENERAL EQUIPMENT: Fenders and warps, Spray Hood, Spray Dodgers, Full Cockpit cover. Lazy Jacks. Stainless steel boarding ladder. Outboard engine bracket.

SAFETY EQUIPMENT: Bilge pump, Fire extinguishers, Fire Blanket, Lifebuoy with automatic light. Port and Starboard stainless steel safety lines


Manufacturer: Westerly

Model: Centaur 26

Year built: 1975

Length: 7.92 meters

Width: 2.57 meters

Condition: Very Good, Used

Full Survey 2018


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Price: £8,250