Crosshaven Co Cork Ireland
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This 1978 Westerly Centaur 26 (bilge keels) comes with 5 berths, 23HP Volvo diesel (looks good), furling genoa, cooker, marine toilet, GPS, tiller pilot, (2013 "Harken") self-tailing genoa sheet winches and more. The present owner stripped the bottom and has given her a full epoxy treatment. The hull has been polished and looks great. Viewing recommended.
Builder: Westerly Marine Construction Ltd.
Designer: Laurent Giles
Keel: Twin Keel
Hull Shape: Displacement
LOA: 26 ft 0 in
Beam: 8 ft 5 in
LWL: 21 ft 4 in
Minimum Draft: 3 ft 0 in
Displacement: 6700 lbs
Ballast: 2800 lbs
Headroom: 5 ft 11 in
Total Power: 23 HP
Engine Brand: Volvo
Year Built: 1978
Engine Model: MD11C
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 23 HP
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Maximum Speed: 6 knots
Hull Number K2082
The hull is built in solid GRP. The foredeck is of balsa sandwich to give added strength.
The Westerly Centaur is the twin keel version of the Westerly Pembroke.
Keels were re-bedded in 2002 approx.
Rig, Sails and Winches
Alloy mast and boom
Single set of spreaders
Mast was un-stepped in 2018 and checked by a Rigger. Mast wiring and the running rigging was replaced at the same time.
Furling genoa system
Mainsheet track in the cockpit aft of the helm (out of the way)
1997 Mainsail in good condition
1997 Furling Genoa in good condition
2 x 2013 "Harken" Self-tailing Genoa sheet winches in the cockpit
"Gibb" winch on the coachroof
2 x Lewmar winches on the mast
Roomy sheltered cockpit with tiller
Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardrails
Bruce Anchor with chain and warp
Spare anchor, chain and warp
Six mooring cleats
Fenders and mooring lines,
Sprayhood in good condition
All lines lead aft to a number of jammers on the coachroof
Teak slatted cockpit floor
Transom mounted boarding ladder
There are two quarter berths, a single berth to port in the saloon and two singles in the forward cabin that can convert to a double. Large windows on either side of the saloon which makes the saloon light and airy. The modified companion way steps are easily removed to give access to the engine.
A separate toilet (toilet requires a service) compartment and hanging locker are located between the main saloon and fore-cabin.
Opening deck hatch in the forward cabin.
The galley is to starboard and comes with a 2 burner gas cooker and grill, insulated cool-box under the berth (to port), sink with fresh water (water bag 2012) via foot pump.
2 x Fire Extinguishers
Plenty of storage space throughout
Headlining is in fair condition
Electrics and Navigation
2 x (2013) 12 Volt Batteries
2004 Bulkhead Compass
Eagle Ultra 11 Fishfinder/depth sounder
2004 Navico Simrad TP10 Tiller-Pilot
Garmin 128 GPS
Clipper Wind (speed not working)
Clipper Battery Monitor
Swiftech VHF radio
Radar reflector on the mast
Manual bilge pump
More Engine Information
Engine had complete overhaul in 2001
Injector nozzles were replaced in 2004
Water manifold removed and de-coked in 2004
2001 12 Gallon stainless steel fuel tank
There was an excellent "Osmosis treatment" carried out in 2018
The rubbing Strake was also renewed in 2018
The hull was polished in 2018
"Tripotage" is a roomy family cruiser with a deep sheltered cockpit. Her twin keels gives her the freedom to dry out easily. She is in excellent condition for her year.
|Vessel type:||Bermudan Sloop|
|Length over all:||26'|
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.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.