Goshawk's Blog

Goshawk’s engine: my biggest concern

When reading up about Westerly Centaurs, it quickly became apparent that for many, the weak point in an otherwise outstanding boat is often the engine. That’s not to say that Centaurs’ engines are inferior; from from it. They’re just very old, and so liable to have issues. Replacement parts are also, apparently, difficult and expensive …

Insuring Goshawk (plus a warning…)

Over the last few days I’ve been trying to secure insurance for Goshawk. There was one obvious choice – Navigators and General. They have a close relationship with the Westerly Owners’ Association, of which I am a member, and offer various incentives to members of the association, including a ten per cent discount. They are …