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|Centaur Keel Width:||Width at leading edge 78",
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Width at trailing edge 83",
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|Displacement (lb):||  6,700  
 
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Westerly Centaur Brochure here: [[Westerly Brochures]]
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Thinking of buying a Centaur ? Find all you need to know here: [http://www.westerly-owners.co.uk/westerlywiki/images/f/f6/CENTAUR_PURCHASE_ADVICE.pdf Paul Shave's article Buying a Centaur]
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== The Centaur Definitive Guide==
 
== The Centaur Definitive Guide==
 
[http://www.westerly-owners.co.uk/guides_6.php A definitive guide to the Centaur Story can be found on the Westerly Owners Association website here]
 
[http://www.westerly-owners.co.uk/guides_6.php A definitive guide to the Centaur Story can be found on the Westerly Owners Association website here]
  
==[[Centaur Maintenance and Repair|Maintenance and Repair]]==
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==Maintenance, Repair and Upgrades==
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[[Upgrading to an Electric Windlass|Fitting a Quick Genius 12v windlass to a Centaur]]
  
==[[Centaur Upgrades and Enhancements|Upgrades and Enhancements]]==
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[[Centaur Sink]]
  
==[[Centaur Other Topics|Other Topics]]==
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[[Centaur Main Cabin Wall Cupboards]]
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[[DIY cockpit seating teak substitute]]
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[[Centaur Cutless Bearing Removal and Replacement]]
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[[Removing the Propeller Shaft]]
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[[Removing a Centaur Water Tank]]
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Presentation by Winston Waller to East Coast Group Winter Workshop 2013 about how he treated his Centaur hull [[http://www.westerly-owners.co.uk/documents/pptdocs/EpoxyTreatmentCentaurHull.ppt Epoxy Treatment of Centaur Hull]]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[http://www.westerly-owners.co.uk/westerlywiki/index.php?title=File:112808408-Centaur-Manual.pdf Centaur Manual]
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PBO Centaur Article PBO No 354 June 1996 (Available as a reprint)
 
PBO Centaur Article PBO No 354 June 1996 (Available as a reprint)
  
 
PBO Centaur Ketch Article PBO No 403 July 2000 (Available as a reprint)
 
PBO Centaur Ketch Article PBO No 403 July 2000 (Available as a reprint)
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[http://www.laurentgilesarchive.com/yacht-detail?id_no=589 Laurent Giles Archive - Plans for the Centaur]
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[http://www.agentlemansyacht.com Roger Ball's complete rebuild of K319]
  
 
[[Main Page|Back to the Main Page]]
 
[[Main Page|Back to the Main Page]]

Latest revision as of 11:40, 23 November 2014

Introduction

First shown at the 1969 London Boat Show the Centaur production run reached 2,440 before the design was evolved into the Griffon in 1980. A variety of engines were origianally fitted with the 23HP Volvo MDIIB and MDIIC being the most popular.

Centaur Statistics

Designer: Laurent Giles CR 1871 Flora, a 1977 Centaur entering Queenborough in June 2011 on a WOA East Coast Group Meet
Keel: Twin
Cockpit: Aft
LOA (feet): 26' 0"
LWL (feet): 21' 4"
Beam (feet): 8' 5"
Draft (feet): 3' 0"
Centaur Keel Width: Width at leading edge 78",

Width at trailing edge 83",

Length 64"

Displacement (lb): 6,700
Ballast (lb): 2,800
Berths: layout A: 6; layout B: 5; layout C: 4
Heads: 1
Rig: Sloop/Ketch (probably < 20 Ketch)
Fuel (ltr): 45
Main (sq. feet): 161
No. 1 Genoa (sq. feet): 223
No 1 Jib (sq. feet): 133
Sail ID: CR
Water (ltr): 67
Built: 1969 - 1980
Number Built: 2444


Westerly Centaur Brochure here: Westerly Brochures


Thinking of buying a Centaur ? Find all you need to know here: Paul Shave's article Buying a Centaur


The Centaur Definitive Guide

A definitive guide to the Centaur Story can be found on the Westerly Owners Association website here

Maintenance, Repair and Upgrades

Fitting a Quick Genius 12v windlass to a Centaur

Centaur Sink

Centaur Main Cabin Wall Cupboards

DIY cockpit seating teak substitute

Centaur Cutless Bearing Removal and Replacement

Removing the Propeller Shaft

Removing a Centaur Water Tank

Presentation by Winston Waller to East Coast Group Winter Workshop 2013 about how he treated his Centaur hull [Epoxy Treatment of Centaur Hull]

References

Centaur Manual

PBO Centaur Article PBO No 354 June 1996 (Available as a reprint)

PBO Centaur Ketch Article PBO No 403 July 2000 (Available as a reprint)

Laurent Giles Archive - Plans for the Centaur

Roger Ball's complete rebuild of K319

Back to the Main Page