Tollesbury Autumn Used Boat Show Sat & Sun 6th & 7th October at Tollesbury Marina, Essex!
1978, Westerly Centaur with "C" Layout, 4 berths, recent Beta BD722 20hp diesel, professionally restored in 2016/7, Maxi Roach in-mast furling, professionally re-lined, lovely interior, great boat!
Built in 1978. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure, twin bilge keels, self draining aft cockpit with tiller steering, masthead Bermudan sloop rig and “C” layout with 4 berths and around 6ft maximum standing headroom.
Westerly Marine Construction. Hull number 2087
LOA 26' 0" (7.9m)
Beam 8' 6" (2.6m)
LWL 21’4” (6.5m)
Draft 3' 0" (0.9)
Headroom 6ft approx
Displacement 6700 lbs
Ballast 2880 lbs
Maxi Roach in-mast furling mainsail (new 2000). Genoa roller reefing system with furling Jib. Alloy mast and boom and stainless steel standing rigging. New running rigging 2017.
Beta Marine BD722 3 cylinder 20HP inboard engine installed new in 2000. Shaft drive to fixed 3 blade propeller. Cruising speed of around 5 knots and a maximum speed under engine of around 6 knots. Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries. 10 gallon fuel tank upgraded in around 2004.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, blue sprayhood tiller, stainless steel boarding ladder, main anchor with chain, manual anchor windlass, various mooring warps and fenders. 2 sheet winches and 2 halyard winches with lines led aft to cockpit.
Plastimo Contest bulkhead compass, Clipper Duet echo sounder and log, Navman 7100 DSC VHF radio, Autohelm 1000 tiller pilot, clock and barometer, navigation lights.
Fire extinguisher, 2 harness points in cockpit, manual bilge pump.
Her galley has a Plastimo Tasman 4500 gas cooker (2017) with 2 burners and grill, refrigerated icebox, pressure cold water supply from 15 gallon tank, stainless steel sink. Her separate heads compartment has a Jabsco marine toilet and wash basin.
“C” layout with aft galley and 4 berths including 2 “V” berths in the forward cabin and 2 berths in the saloon.
Professionally restored in 2016/7, work completed includes;
Hull professionally re-sprayed
Exterior varnish work stripped and re-coated
Alloy mast re-sprayed
New running rigging
Non slip decks re-painted
Beta Marine Engine serviced and checked
Bilges and lockers painted out
Gate valves checked and serviced/renewed where necessary
New sea toilet fitted
Interior linings renewed
Gas supply upgraded and tested
Overall a fantastic example with in-mast furling and the later "C" layout, much money spent over the last year on restoration. Ready to sail and enjoy!
Tollesbury, Essex CM9 8SE