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1972 Westerly 26 Centaur

1972 Westerly 26 Centaur


Alderson, West Virginia

Year 1972

Make Westerly

Model 26 Centaur

Category Cruisers

Length 26

Posted 5 Days Ago

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. Stock #203644 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 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 25kt nor-easter in the Gulf of Mexico w/ reefed main and working jib at 4-5' - seas on the beam - and we did just fine! She 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." Note the the seller has a custmized flat bed trailer available to move the boat or for purchase separately. --- 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.. Reason for selling is getting older - time to let her go and enjoy new hobbies.