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Wauquiez Centurion 42


Major price change!

"Summersalt III" is the most Bristol Wauquiez we have ever listed in the last 21 years.  Constantly upgraded by her two owner's she is a rare non teak deck, deep draft 3 cabin, Wauquiez Centurion 42.  Set up for safe single handed sailing this yacht has always been based in the NW from new. Please contact Central Listing Agent Michael Locatell CPYB for an appointment to see this outstanding one owner yacht.

  • Price: $138,000
  • Model Year:1986
  • Boat Ref: 6283537
  • Boat Name: Summersalt III
  • Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers
  • Location: Seattle-our docks WA, United States
  • Broker: Michael Locatell CPYB
  • Broker Email: mlocatell@aol.com
  • Broker Phone: 206-459-0880 cell
  • Broker Fax: (206) 301-9291

Additional Contact Information

To view this yacht or for more information please contact Central Listing Agent Michael Locatell CPYB at 206-459-0880 cell, or e-mail mlocatell@aol.com 

  • Builder: Wauquiez
  • Designer: Ed Dubois
  • Construction: GRP
  • Length: 42 ft
  • Beam: 13' 4"
  • Displacement: 25000 lbs
  • Max Draft:7' 8"
  • Ballast: 9536 lbs
  • Number of Engines: 1
  • Engine(s) Make: Perkins
  • Engine Year: 2002
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze, Folding
  • Engine Hours: 1,170
  • Fuel: 1 x 55 gallons
  • Water: 2 x 100 gallons
  • Holding: 2 x 50 gallons


Three stateroom layout with forward V-berth cabin, mid ship cabin to starboard with upper and lower berths, opposite is the forward head with shower.  In the main salon, on the port side, there is a large navigation station next to the galley, and on the starboard side there is a large settee with up graded table.  Aft stateroom has a large berth to port and a large head and shower to starboard.  All of the yachts 6 berths are equiped with custom inner spring mattresses.


  • Microwave in galley cabinet
  • New 4 burner Force 10 4 burner range and oven 


  • New Iverson Dodger, Bimini and enclosure 2016 
  • New bottom paint and keel re-coating 2016
  • Custom Bow roller ( 2011 )
  • Lofrans tigress electric windlass new ( 2009 )
  • 25 Kg Stainless steel Rocna anchor ( 2011 )
  • 300' of 3/8 high test chain new ( 2009 )
  • Removable ladder mountable at starboard life gate
  • Custom folding stainless boarding ladder in port lifeline gate
  • Companionway dodger
  • Cockpit Bimini
  • Lewmar winches:
  • 2 @ 65 ST 2 speed electric
  • 2 @ 46 ST 2 speed
  • 2 @ 43 ST 2 speed 
  • 4 @ 40 ST 2 speed

Sails & Rigging

  • Selden double spreader mast
  • Selden spinnaker pole stored on mast
  • Pro Furl offshore roller furling
  • Harken bat car system for main sail new 2010
  • Quantum stack pack sail cover for main sail new 2010
  • Navtec back-stay adjuster
  • Lidgard Medium carbon fiber 150% #1, new 2010
  • North 110% Dacron jib 
  • Lidgard Full Batten carbon fiber main Sail, new 2010
  • Lingard ¾ oz spinnaker with snuffer
  • North asymetrical spinnaker 1986


  • Bass 120 volt AC shore power & 12 DC panel and circuits
  • Magnum 2800 watt inverter with 125 amp charger
  • Magnum pure sine 1000 watt inverter
  • 5 new AGM 8D 12v Northstar house batteries with 1000 + amp capacity
  • Separate new AGM Group 31 Northstar starter battery
  • Magnum battery monitor system
  • 200 amp alternator + regulator
  • Spare alternator regulator wired in place
  • Xintex CMD4 carbon monoxide detector
  • Rule high bilge water alarm


  • Furuno 36 mile Radar with scanner on back-stay and Furuno compass for north up display.  Radar displays at Nav station and at helm.
  • B & G sailing system with 3 H-3000 displays at navigation station, 2 H-2000 displays + wind and boat speed analog displays in cockpit.  System shows all the normal sailing information + yacht temperature, water temperature and is equipped with a running history barometer.
  • Simrad autopilot with Simrad control panel at helm + Simrad AP-27 full function, hand held remote unit
  • Icom IC-M604 VHF radio
  • Icom VHF radio Command Mic III for cockpit and V berth
  • Icom IC-M802 single sideband radio located at Nav station
  • Icom SSB antenna tuner located aft by back-stay
  • Kenwood KUT-614 AM/FM/CD/DVD/Blue-Ray player with pop out LED screen to control functions
  • Sirius satellite radio interfaced to Kenwood KUT-614
  • Two speaker amplifers with volume controls for saloon and cockpit
  • Samsung 22" HD LED TV at Nav station
  • New Big Bay Marine PC running Rose Point Coastal Explorer 11 navigation software interfaced to Samsung HD TV
  • Big Bay PC LED display at helm
  • Wireless keyboard
  • Wireless hand held mouse
  • AIS system interfaced to PC with dedicated antenna on back stay
  • BBX Wifi powered network antenna on back stay
  • Network router and wireless system in yacht  
  • Intellian I2 13 HD active Satellite TV Antenna on back-stay for off shore HD TV
  • Satellite Dish TV interface/controller


Mechanical Equipment & Engine Details

  • The engine was replaced with a Perkins factory remanufacture unit in 2002
  • PYI dripless shaft seal
  • 4 blade bronze feathering Max prop
  • Espar Airtronic 15,000 BTU diesel forced air cabin heater ( new 2009 )
  • Spectra Newport 400 MPC-5000 MKII16 gal per hr water maker with auto back flush option
  • Hot water heater ( New 2008 )
  • Vacu-flush head in aft cabin
  • Master flush electric head for forward cabins
  • Upgraded PVC pluming for heads
  • (2) plastic holding tanks
  • (2) Sealand holding tank pumps with safety interlock to prevent operation unless thru the hull valve is open
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Rule electric bulge pump
  • New inspection cover in fuel tank and diesel just polished 

Structural Upgrades

  • Two custom aluminum athwart-ship support beams were glassed in to the hull in front and behind the keel
  • Extra FRG supports were added at rudder tube
  • Custom rudder stops were added
  • Stainless steel rudder shaft was extended
  • Custom third rudder support bearing ( Harken ) was added at the top of the extended rudder shaft

Additional Information

"Summersalt III" is the most Bristol Wauquiez yacht I have ever listed over the last 17 years.  Constantly upgraded by her two NW owners, she is a rare non teak deck, deep draft 3 cabin, Wauquiez Centurion 42.  Set up for safe single handed sailing this yacht has always been based in the NW from new. Please call central listing agent Michael Locatell CPYB us for an appointment to see this outstanding one owner yacht.


Any of owner's personal items left onboard, including any items not listed in the specifications, are not included with the sale of the vessel.


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.