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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-20-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 25,493
Posted By BermudaHorst
Never had it out in any real heavy weather so I...

Never had it out in any real heavy weather so I can't comment on that. In simply crappy conditions its fine and dry. Any Centaur is going to be an older boat now (mine is 37 years old) so look over...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-19-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 25,493
Posted By BermudaHorst
Hi, I own a Westerly Centaur here in Bermuda and...

Hi, I own a Westerly Centaur here in Bermuda and I'm pleased with it. I've had it offshore without concern, and it was apparently sailed from the UK to the US by one of the previous owners. It's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By BermudaHorst
Not specifically, but you might try calling Jeff...

Not specifically, but you might try calling Jeff at Rhode Island Mooring Services (RIMS), they've done a lot of engine, electrical and other work on my boat in the past and their quality has been...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-02-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 7,701
Posted By BermudaHorst
Good work, and I recommend doing A LOT of...

Good work, and I recommend doing A LOT of research, if only to make sure you understand what it will be like. My advice is that its colder at night than you might expect so I take wool socks, a good...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-15-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By BermudaHorst
I use a TP22 on my Westerly 26 and it works fine,...

I use a TP22 on my Westerly 26 and it works fine, although I've had crew for overnight's.

Your note about going offshore in smaller boats would form an energetic discussion, I'm sure there must be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-14-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By BermudaHorst
I've had my Westerly 26 about 260 miles offshore...

I've had my Westerly 26 about 260 miles offshore (and back again).
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-28-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,455
Posted By BermudaHorst
I have a Simrad TP22 on my Westerly (26', about...

I have a Simrad TP22 on my Westerly (26', about 7,000 lbs). The TP10 is the 'right' size for my boat, but I went 1 size up to ensure performance. I've had it for about 2 years and it's worked very...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-22-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,463
Posted By BermudaHorst
The previous owner had the same setup on - now my...

The previous owner had the same setup on - now my - Westerly and I can tell you it certainly did start to smell. I think this is because the bladder couldn't be entirely emptied or fully flushed out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-19-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By BermudaHorst
Sailingdog has pretty much covered it. My...

Sailingdog has pretty much covered it. My Westerly is also out of the water right now too; my thru-hulls use cone-valves which we disassembled, cleaned and lapped, repaired nicks and scraps in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By BermudaHorst
I rented a Sat-phone last time I went offshore;...

I rented a Sat-phone last time I went offshore; the wife wanted daily position updates, but it became really very useful when the engine failed and I was able to call the yard for advice.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-08-2008
Replies: 3,429
Views: 921,743
Posted By BermudaHorst
Bermuda, and when I can Narragansett Bay

Bermuda, and when I can Narragansett Bay
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-06-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By BermudaHorst
Try Rhode Island Mooring Services (RIMS) on...

Try Rhode Island Mooring Services (RIMS) on Patrol Road in Davisville (just past where the car transport ships dock). They've taken care of my Westerly for the past few years, did electronics /...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-29-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,317
Posted By BermudaHorst
I also recommend Capt. Paul Shaw, he did a survey...

I also recommend Capt. Paul Shaw, he did a survey for me last Fall and it was thorough and properly done.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-04-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 4,309
Posted By BermudaHorst
Absolutely, I have a BFA Pacific Offshore 6-man...

Absolutely, I have a BFA Pacific Offshore 6-man liferaft on my Westerly 26 which I sail out of Rhode Island. It's a valise model as I have no room for a cannister on deck. Personally I would not go...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-10-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,206
Posted By BermudaHorst
Hi all, many thanks for the positive responses!...

Hi all, many thanks for the positive responses! I've selected someone and I look forward to posting about this passage.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-08-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,206
Posted By BermudaHorst
Need a Delivery Captain for Newport - Bermuda / June 19th

My delivery captain had to back out so I'm seeking a replacement to help sail a Westerly Centaur from Newport to Bermuda.

Fully equipped with EPRIB, ocean-class liferaft, radar, GPS, etc....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-06-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,846
Posted By BermudaHorst
I can only tell you about Bermuda where firearms,...

I can only tell you about Bermuda where firearms, ammunition and anything remotely resembling a firearm are forbidden. That includes flare pistols, air-guns and spearguns. They need to be declared on...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-03-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 16,644
Posted By BermudaHorst
That's great info! Did you ever have it out in...

That's great info! Did you ever have it out in heavy weather or do a gulf stream crossing, and how was it? The worst I've experienced was coming back from Block Island into Narragansett Bay, I had a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-17-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 16,644
Posted By BermudaHorst
I've got a 1972 Westerly Centaur (hull #K599)...

I've got a 1972 Westerly Centaur (hull #K599) that I plan to sail from Rhode Island to Bermuda in a few weeks (if I can find crew!). I did a lot of research and found at least 1 has circumnavigated...
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