Westerly Centaur 1973, strongly built bilge keel cruiser with good headroom and generous accommodation for their size (‘B’ layout). Good cruising inventory, updates include, Hull Re-spray, Epoxy treatment, Mainsail, Engine Alternator, standing rigging, all over a long ownership (30years). Priced for a quick sale.
Built by Westerly Yachts designed by Laurent Giles with 'B' layout. Sloop with bilge keel, aft cockpit, tiller steering, GRP hull, deck and superstructure. Blue hull (painted) with white deck, white superstructure, stainless steel push and pulpit, Teak grabrails, bathing platform.
Volvo Penta MD 11C twin cylinder 23hp Diesel, Reconditioned 1996
Last serviced in 2013
Single lever engine control. Manual gearbox.
Shaft driven three bladed propeller.
Cruise speed of 5 knots.
2 x 12 volt batteries (100 and 70 A/H) charged by engine alternator (New 2011).
Fuel: 10 gallons Galvanised steel tank (New 2004)
Water: 20 gallons stainless steel tank
Sloop masthead rig, with gold anodised proctor mast and boom with roller/boom reefing.
Roller furling headsail
Stainless steel standing rigging.(New 2004)
2 x Mast mounted halyard winches.
2 x Jib sheet winches (bottom action captive handles)
Mainsail – Jeckells - 2006.
Genoa – 1994
Spinaker – 1984 – little used
4 to 6 berths in 1 cabin. 4 single berths plus the saloon table drops to make a Double Berth.
Brown upholstery and wooden flooring.
Galley area with GRP sink/drainer unit with foot pumped cold water.
Gimballed (Flavel) gas cooker with two burners and grill, in built cool box.
Marine Toilet in separate compartment.
Aft self-draining cockpit with hardwood grating and non-slip panels on seats with fitted
Compass – Plastimo Mini Contest
VHF Radio – Racal Decca VHF969
Depth sounder - Seafarer 5
Autopilot – Navico Tillerpilot 1600
Radar Reflector – Hank on type
Anchors - CQR x 2 + 1 Fishermans
20m + Chain
Lifebuoy - Horseshoe and Light
Life Jacket x 2 buoyancy type
Safety harness x 2
Foghorn - Manual
Bilge pump Manual
Mainsail cover (New 2006)
Dinghy – Avon
Camping gas heater
Lead line for sounding
Crockery and cutlery
Current owners bought her 30 years and have cruised her regularly including over to France, Channel Islands and the French canals. During our long ownership we have carried out some updates (listed below), and generally found “La Sirena” to be a good and safe family cruiser. Now reluctantly giving up sailing due to the fact we’re not getting any younger.
Professional Hull Re-spray – 2010 BWB
Epoxy treated – 2000 BWB
New Mainsail – 2006
New Alternator – 2011
Rigging replaced - 2004
Baltic Wharf Boatyard
St. Peters Quay,
Totnes, Devon TQ9 5EW