1990 Wauquiez Centurion 49

US$ 204,264*
Antibes, France
Interested in this boat? Tel: +44(0)1590 673715
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Includes S.of.France berth

Engine/Fuel Type:
Single / diesel
Located In:
Antibes, France
Hull Material:
Current Price:
EUR  180,000 Tax Paid (US$ 204,264) 

Comprehensively refitted and updated 3-cabin, 2-heads Wauquiez Centurion 49 from 1990. An ideal blue water cruising yacht and built to an extremely high standard of construction and finish.




LA DABE is Hull No.49 of the Ed Dubois-designed Wauqieuz Centurion 47/49 range which saw 48 Wauquiez Centurion 47’s between between 1984 and 1990 and 33 Centurion 49’s built between 1990 and 1994. Purchased by her current owner in February 2012, LA DABE has been comprehensively refitted and updated with almost every area of the boat overhauled and improved. Her 2014/15 refit highlights include:-

  • New hull and superstructure paint
  • New teak decks
  • Complete ‘zero-hour’ rebuild of her Perkins M60 engine
  • Fitment of bowthruster
  • Refit of electrical systems
  • Replacement navigation instrumentation
  • New standing and running rigging
  • New sails
  • New covers and upholstery
  • Fitment of new fridges


Now offered for sale as her owner wishes to go larger, LA DABE is conveniently located close to Nice Airport and is immediately available.

Offered for sale with berth in Port Vauban. Contact us for further details.




RCD Status:

  • Our understanding is that the vessel is exempt from the European Union’s Recreation Craft Directive as she was first placed into use within the EEU prior to June 1998.


Hull Construction:

  • Hull entirely laid up by hand, moulded of fibreglass fabrics and polyester resins.
  • Integral structure of frames and stringers.
  • Multiple internal treatments against osmosis.
  • Hull topsides repainted - 2015


Deck & Superstructure Construction:

  • Deck made of balsa core and fibreglass/resin sandwich.
  • Deck bonded to the hull by flue, bolting and over-moulding.
  • Main internal bulkheads and furniture elements bonded to the hull and/or deck with fibreglass and resin.
  • Deck, coachroof top and cockpit laid with 12mm hand-picked teak planking – replaced 2014
  • Superstructure repainted - 2015


Keel & Rudder:

  • Lead fin keel with antimony.
  • Spade rudder




Engine & gearbox:

  • Perkins Prima M60  4-cylinder 59hp diesel engine
  • Mechanical reduction gearbox
  • Fresh water engine cooling via raw water intake and heat exchanger
  • Single lever engine control


Service & Maintenance:

  • Engine comprehensively rebuilt and ‘zero-houred’ - 2014/15
  • Approximate hours runs since overhaul – circa 360 as of December 2017


Propulsion & Steering:

  • MaxPower 24vDC bowthruster – 2014/15
  • Max-Prop 3-bladed feathering propeller – 2014
  • Wheel steering with hide-covered stainless steel wheel




Voltage systems:

  • 24vDC domestic circuit with 12vDC starting circuit and 220vAC via shorepower.
  • Electrical system refitted – 2015
  • 24v-12vDC voltage droppers


Battery Banks:

  • 2 x 105Ah 12vDC engine start batteries
  • 6x 104Ah 12vDC batteries joined in parallel and series to supply 312Ah @ 12vDC


Charging / Inverter:

  • Quick 60Ah 24vDC automatic battery charger for service battery bank - 2014
  • 15Ah 12vDC battery charger for engine start battery bank - 2014



  • 12vDC engine-mounted alternator for start bank charging – 2014
  • 24vDC 60Amp engine-mounted alternator for domestic bank charging - 2015


Other Electrical:

  • Electrical control panel with thermal breakers
  • 230vAC shore power supply with sockets throughout interior




Fresh Water:

  • Pressurised fresh water supply via Jabsco Par 36800 pressure pump – 2014/15
  • The hot freshwater circuit is led into a 30 litre well insulated hot water tank, heated by engine or 230v AC immersion heater element


Bilge Pumps:

  • Manual bilge pump
  • Jabsco electric bilge pump – 2015
  • 2x spare bilge pumps


Grey & Black  Water:

  • Grey and black water discharges directly overboard
  • Jabsco macerator tank �� 2015
  • Electric pump out for shower trays





  • 330 litres fuel capacity with gauge at DC panel
  • Tank cleaned and inspected - 2015


Fresh Water:

  • 575 litres fresh water capacity in stainless steel tank
  • Tank cleaned and inspected – 2015





In Cockpit:

  • Raymarine ST8002 Smartpilot autopilot control with S3 course computer and Type 3 engine – 2015
  • Autohelm ST7000 secondary autopilot control with 6000 course computer 2015 revised
  • Raymarine ST60 Multi-display – 2015
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind display – 2015
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata display – 2015
  • Raymarine ST60 Graphic display – 2015
  • Plath steering compass – overhauled 2014


At Chart Table:

  • Raymarine E120W colour GPS chart plotter display – 2015
  • Raymarine E90 colour GPS chart plotter display – 2015
  • Furuno 1621 MK2 18Nm radar with closed array scanner on transom pole
  • Clock, barometer and hygrometer


Communications Equipment:

  • Garmin VHF 300 VHF with AIS transponder and GHS10 VHF handset – 2015
  • Sailor RT144 VHF radio
  • Sailor RT6215 VHF with DSC – 2015
  • Cobra MR HH325VP handheld VHF - 2013





  • Dometic 3-burner gimballed gas stove with oven
  • 24vDC top opening fridge - 2015
  • 24vDC top opening 95 litre fridge – 2015
  • Twin stainless steel sinks with pressurised hot & cold water supply
  • Manual fresh and salt water supplies



  • Lavac 24vDC electric heads in forward heads 2015
  • Lavac manual marine heads in aft heads
  • Seals for heads replaced - 2012
  • Hot & cold pressurised water supplies with showers



  • Fusion MS-RA205 marine hi-fi system – 2015
  • Fusion Ipod dock – 2015
  • Fusion active subwoofer – 2015
  • Fusion loudspeakers – 2015
  • TV




Summary of Accommodation:

  • Up to 7 berths in three double cabins. Two heads.


Accommodation Finish:

  • Teak interior joinery
  • Blue Alcantara upholstery – replaced 2014
  • White vinyl headlinings
  • Teak and holly sole boards
  • Teak battened exposed hull sides


Accommodation layout:

  • There are two mirror image aft cabins port and starboard with a head and shower in between accessed from each cabin.  Each cabin has two opening port holes for ventilation.
  • The galley is on the port side of the salon. 
  • Forward to port still in the salon is the navigation chart table area.  All switches and electronics are mounted in this comfortable forward facing area.
  • Through the main bulkhead to the master stateroom which has a seating/reading area to port with bookshelf above. 
  • Forward is a private head and shower area with sink and access to forward storage room.  T
  • his room has a water tight door from the shower and offers a workshop with tool storage, multiple shelves and access to the anchor windlass motor.  Chain locker is accessed from on deck.





  • Sparcraft aluminium anodised mast and boom
  • Deck-stepped mast with 3 sets of inline spreaders and masthead rigged.
  • Navtec stainless steel rod standing rigging – 2014
  • Navtec twin hydraulic backstay adjusters
  • Navtec hydraulic vang
  • Ronstan low-friction ball-bearing battencar system with mast track – 2014
  • Lazyjacks
  • Profurl manual genoa furler – overhauled 2014
  • Harken mainsheet traveller system – 2014
  • Textile babstay with tensioner – 2015
  • Harken deck gear and towable genoa tracks
  • Spinnaker track on mast with Andersen line tender
  • Spinnaker pole
  • Carbon whisker pole
  • Dyneema running rigging and halyards – 2015



  • 2x Harken 66.2 ST 2-speed self-tailing manual genoa winches
  • 1x Harken 46.2 STE 2-speed self-tailing electric main halyard winch – 2015
  • 2x Harken 44.2 ST 2-speed self-tailing control line winches at companionway
  • 4x Harken 42.2 ST 2-speed self-tailing cockpit winches
  • 2x Harken 46.2 ST 2-speed mast halyard winches
  • Winch package overhauled – 2014/15



  • Sobstad fully-battened Dacron mainsail with 3-reefs – 2012
  • Banks Sails fully-battened tri-radial mainsail - 2017
  • Doyle carbon laminate furling 90% genoa – 2012
  • Taffeta 115% furling genoa – 2015
  • Elvstrom 1.2oz heavy gennaker - 2017



  • Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit
  • Double guardrail and stainless steel stanchions - Openings in guardrail to port and starboard
  • Cockpit table with folding leaves 2016
  • Bathing platform with stainless steel bathing ladder
  • 2 Side boarding ladders
  • 8x dorades with dorade pulpits
  • Stainless steel mast pulpits
  • Outboard brackets on pushpit
  • Edson radar antenna pole at stern – 2014
  • Fresh water shower at stern


Anchoring & Mooring:

  • Maxwell 2200 24vDC electric reversing anchor windlass – overhauled 2014
  • 25kgs Lewmar Delta anchor with 50m of 10mm chain
  • 22kgs CQR secondary anchor
  • Fenders and warps


Covers, Cushions & Canvas:

  • Blue canvas mainsail cover
  • Blue canvas sprayhood at companionway
  • Blue canvas wheel cover
  • Awning
  • Cockpit cushions


Tender & Outboard:

  • Zodiac Cadet 260 rigid dinghy - 2015
  • Mercury 6hp 4-stroke outboard engine - 2015
  • Quicksilver 240 inflatable dinghy – 2013
  • Mercury 2.5hp 4-stroke outboard engine - 2012




General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, 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 owners specific needs.


  • Arima Oceanic 6-man Liferaft (service required)
  • 406 Mhz Epirb – 2015
  • McMurdo PLB – 2014
  • Jackstays
  • 9x non-inflatable life jackets
  • 1x inflatable life jacket



  • Automatic fire extinguisher in machinery space
  • 4x manual fire extinguishers



Lying Antibes, S.of.France


Available to view strictly by appointment


Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00

Saturday by prior appointment


For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact us.


Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.


Lead Broker: Michele Antonini – Grabau International (Italia)

Tel: +39 333 74 89 281 Email: enquiries@grabauinternational.com

Please contact Alex Grabau at +44(0)1590 673715

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