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1972 Westerly 26 Centaur For Sale

$21,250
Stock #203644 -
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1972 Westerly 26 Centaur - #1
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1972 Westerly 26 Centaur - #1
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Boat Details

Year:
1972
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Westerly
Category:
Cruiser/Cruiser Sailboat
Model:
26 Centaur
Length (LOA):
26'
Beam:
8' 6"
Draft:
41"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
203644
Location:
Alderson, West Virginia
(near Roanoke, VA)
Status:
Available
Reason for Selling:
Getting older - Time to let her go and enjoy new hobbies
Sailboat Details
Headsail:
Main Sail:
Storm Jib:
Working Jib:
Genoa:
(2) W/2 Gibb Winches
Roller Furling System:
Cockpit Dodger Doghouse:
Upper Shrouds:
Mast Steps:
Twin Back Stays:
Bow And Aft Pulpits:
Lifelines On Stations:
Triple Lower Shrouds:
W/ Ratlines To Spreaders And Pin Rail For Dock Lines
Anchor Sprit:
W/ 2 Rollers
Hood Seafurl:
Twin Groove Foil Roller Furling Forward
Halyard Winches:
Jib And Main
"Hard to find Westerly Centaur 26 twin keel coastal cruiser!"

The Westerly 26 CENTAUR = Westerly's most successful model and, in anything close to this size range, the most popular British production sailboat ever. It's thought that all are bilge/twin keelers


--- KEY FEATURES / BOAT INFO ---

* ALL block and tackle, boom vang, shackles, lines ...more

1972 Westerly 26 Centaur - #1
1972 Westerly 26 Centaur - #1
1972 Westerly 26 Centaur - #1
1972 Westerly 26 Centaur - #3
1972 Westerly 26 Centaur - #1
1972 Westerly 26 Centaur - #3
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If you have any questions, Bill can be reached directly at (603) 608-7561 to further discuss the situation.

1972 Westerly 26 Centaur Cruiser Sailboat in Alderson, West Virginia

Stock #203644

The Westerly 26 CENTAUR = Westerly's most successful model and, in anything close to this size range, the most popular British production sailboat ever. It's thought that all are bilge/twin keelers


--- KEY FEATURES / BOAT INFO ---

* ALL block and tackle, boom vang, shackles, lines and sheets, fenders, spare parts, and equipment, etc.. are here and included with the boat.


--- MODEL OVERVIEW ---

She's a bright and airy boat w/ 2 opening ports - front hatch and screen doors for the companionway. A vented anchor rode locker fwd + over a dozen storage lockers throughout the boat for gear/parts/supplies etc..

Advertisement is for vessel only. Trailer is not being offered for sale by POP Yachts.
Information On Condition

The current owner purchased in 2000 and began the 5-10 year process the restore the boat. (Fuel economy is 1 gal/hr motoring.)

Due to lack of time and getting older in age - The boat has sat on land for the last 9 years. She will need some TLC to get her back up into top condition.

This boat was built in England for the North Sea- strong and dry and rigged for single-handed sailing. Per the boat's owner, "I've had her at 8.5kts in a 25k nor-easter in the GTulf of Mexico w/ reefed main and working jib at 4-5' - seas on the beam - and we did just fine! Nazdravi has cruised the Ohio River system, Tennessee River, Tombigbee waterway, Florida and the Keys, Atlantic coast, ICW, NC Outerbanks, Chesapeake Bay, New England, Cape Cod, Hudson River, Erie Canal, Lake Ontario, St Lawrence River, 1000 Islands, Trent-Severn Canal, Georgian Bay, North Channel in Lake Huron, Lake Erie, AND she's trailer-able."

Approximate boat location: Alderson, West Virginia


We have several active listings for Hunter, Morgan, Catalina, and Beneteau. If you're in the Roanoke, Blacksburg, Cave Spring, or Salem areas, please use the form on this page to let me know what you're looking for and I'll get back with you today about any other cruising sailboat / schooner options we have locally that may meet your needs.

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Basic Details
Year:
1972
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Westerly
Category:
Cruiser/Cruiser Sailboat
Model:
26 Centaur
Length (LOA):
26'
Hours:
--
Stock #:
203644
Location:
Alderson, West Virginia
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Brand:
Volvo Penta
Size:
25 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
12 gals
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Pump:
Water Tanks:
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
26'
Beam:
8' 6"
Min. Draft:
41"
Cockpit Location:
Aft
Weight:
6,700 lbs
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Depth Sounder:
Fish Finder:
GPS:
Masthead Light::
Navigation Lights:
Spotlight:
VHF:
Transducers:
FWD And AFT
Deck Features
Anchor:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Grab Rails:
Throw Ring:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Ship's Power (12v DC):
Shore Power Cord:
Sails
Headsail:
Main Sail:
Storm Jib:
Working Jib:
Genoa:
(2) W/2 Gibb Winches
Rigging
Roller Furling System:
Cockpit Dodger Doghouse:
Upper Shrouds:
Mast Steps:
Twin Back Stays:
Bow And Aft Pulpits:
Lifelines On Stations:
Triple Lower Shrouds:
W/ Ratlines To Spreaders And Pin Rail For Dock Lines
Anchor Sprit:
W/ 2 Rollers
Hood Seafurl:
Twin Groove Foil Roller Furling Forward
Halyard Winches:
Jib And Main
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
2
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
19 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabinets:
Dinette:
Head:
Pressurized Water System:
Sink - Cabin:
Stove:
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Westerly Marine Construction Ltd.
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Twin Keel
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
Proctor Alum Mast:
Stepped On Deck W/ Stainless Compression Post
2 outboard motor pulpit mounts + mounts for First Mate autopilot and downrigger for fishing - cockpit has 4 scuppers and eng. access hatch and large lazarrett w/ main sheet traveler aft. swim platform w/ ladder at transom and outboard motor fixed-mount bracket.
Anchors - HD plow w/ 20' of 3/8 galv chain and 100' nylon anchor rode danforth anchor. - 2 anchor rode sentinels (for anchoring in current) - anchor stow tubes fwd and aft.
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