Burnham-on-Crouch Essex UK
The Westerly Centaur is a traditionally styled family cruiser designed by Laurent Giles. They have good accommodation and moderate draft, making them ideal for the shallow waters of the East Coast and beyond. Over recent years 'Dilly Ding' it has had a full osmosis treatment, a replacement engine, new interior linings and upholstery and much more. Recently serviced and antifouled and presented in very good condition she is ready and waiting for her next owners.
Viewing by appointment only, through our Essex Office: 01621 785600.
|Vessel name:||Dilly Ding|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Cruising Speed:||4 knots|
|Maximum Speed:||5 knots|
|Length over all:||26'|
|Length at waterline:||23'|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Keel type:||Twin Keel|
|Fuel capacity:||65 Litres|
|Water capacity:||45 Litres|
Located behind the companionway, Volvo MD2002 twin cylinder 18hp diesel engine. The engine was fitted in 2013 as a replacement secondhand unit. Electric start. Direct seawater cooled. Shaft drive to three bladed propeller. Single lever control.
Last serviced in July 2019, the engine has proved reliable under present ownership.
Built in 1977 by Westerly Marine Construction to a design by Laurent Giles. White GRP hull. Teak rubbing strakes. White GRP superstructure with painted non-slip to deck. Twin keels. Skeg hung rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self draining cockpit. Full osmosis treatment 2005. New upholstery and carpets, headlinings, cooker, mast resprayed, deck repainted, new cockpit slats in 2015.
Seacocks serviced and re-antifouled July 2019.
Layout B specification: The accommodation offers up to six berths in two cabins. In the forecabin, V berth with infill and stowage under. Opening hatch to foredeck. Full width heads comp[artment with marine toilet and hanging locker opposite. In saloon, L shaped dinette to port, converting to double berth, with galley opposite. Two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill (new). Sink/drainer with manually pumped water supply. Saloon table. Quarter berths to port and starboard.
Danforth anchor with chain
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires
Stackpack sail cover with lazyjacks
Sprayhood (2012) (acrylic windows replaced 2019)
Cockpit spray dodgers (2012)
Cockpit tonneau cover (2013)
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Various warps and fenders
Masthead and deck level navigation lights
2 x 12v Batteries charged via engine alternator. Electrical distribution panel. Full cabin lighting.
Manual bilge pump
The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.
General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner s specific needs.