Westerly Centaur 26 £5,500.00 Tax Not Paid

Type: Sloop

Year: 1973

Length: 26.00 feet

HP: 25

Sale Status: For Sale

Located: Unknown JE

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Engine/Fuel Type: Inboard diesel

The Westerley Centaur is one of the most popular British yachts ever built-some 2,500 were built between 1969 & 1984. Strong build and plenty of head room, this bilge keeler is ideal for Channel Island waters


• Length overall: 26’0” (7.92m)• Beam: 8’5” (2.57m) • Draft: 3’0” (0.91m) • Displacement: 6,700 lbs (approx 3 tonnes)• Diesel: 10 gals( approx 45 litres)• Fresh water: 15 gals( approx 68 litres)

Mechanical & Electrical

  • Volvo Penta MD 2B 25hp diesel engine with 990 hours & 3,481 nm
  • Volvo single lever engine control
  • 12v battery charged from engine alternator
  • 2 x 12v batteries(under quarter berth)
  • New battery control switch
  • New voltmeter 2010
  • Voltage sensitive relay(VSR) combining Domestic to start battery
  • SEV Marchal alternator
  • New Volvo Penta starter motor 2010
  • !2 volt 5 watt solar panel mounted in foot well to top up domestic battery
  • Rudder & rudder-stock. New rudder head 2010

Rigging Spars & Sails

  • Proctor gold anodised mast-head rig deck stepped spars with Hawk combined aerial & windex. 5mm S/S standing rigging & single spreader with thru-mast roller reefing boom with claw ring for main sheet
  • Main sheet canvas cover
  • Plastimo Jib furling system with roller furling Genoa
  • 50mm 3.0m spi-pole
  • Sails: Roller-reefing mainsail, Roller furling genoa no.1, Spinnaker,Jib no. 1,Jib no. 2, Atlantic jib
  • Deck Equipment: 2 x sheet winches, 2 x Halyard winches, Main sheet traveller & Genoa traveller

Navigation Equipment

  • Garmin 2006C colour plotter
  • Lowrance x-23 Depth sounder
  • Sailor VHF
  • Autohelm autopilot ST1000
  • VDO sumlog
  • Sestrel ‘minor’ compass
  • Barometer
  • Radar reflector
  • Navigation lights


  • Manual bilge pump (Whale)
  • Electric bilge (Rule)
  • 1 1.36 kg auto BCF Fire extinguisher in engine space
  • 2 x 1.0 kg portable dry powder fire extinguishers
  • Warps & fenders
  • 17lb Danforth anchor with 45m 5/16” chain in forward chain locker
  • Stem-head roller
  • 15lb secondary anchor
  • Telescopic alloy boat hook
  • 21” Horseshoe
  • 1 x McMurdo light
  • 4 person canister life raft (out of service date)
  • Ensign & staff
  • Nylon coated 11/2” square davits
  • Fore-hatch
  • 4 x portholes


  • Fore cabin with twin-berths & insert for double
  • Toilet compartment to port with w.c.
  • Galley to starboard with 2 burner gas hob & grill in gimbals, sink and lockers
  • Fridge under seat aft of galley
  • Saloon-dinette to port & converting table for double
  • Quarter-berths-both single port & starboard
  • Companionway access to engine
  • Cockpit access to gearbox, stuffing box & fuel tank
  • Lazerette locker aft, gas stowage to port.Teak grating sole .Transom bathing ladder


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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