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78ft Blackwater Barge

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Boat REF# 25156
removed from sale
Length 24.00m (78'9")
Year unknown year
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 6
Lying Essex


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Length 24.00m (78'9")
LWL 22.00m (72'2")
Beam 4.30m (14'1")
Draft Min 1.50m (4'11")
Draft Max 1.50m (4'11")
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")

Electrical Systems

240 volt,


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Construction Steel
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Mains Water and Electricity, Phone Line and Broadband Connection


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

LPG Cooking, Oil Fired Central Heating to 6 Radiators with double wall oil tank below decks, SMEG Fridge 2005, Bath to Bathroom, Multi-fuel Stove to Saloon

4 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

dinghy (unknown year)
Easy access rise and fall gangway

Safety Equipment

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

Smoke Alarms

Broker's Comments

This is a rare oppotunity to live on the water on this spacious 78ft Blackwater Barge. The Barge has a large saloon, good size kitchen, bathroom with bath and three bedrooms. With all the key main services connected and a very reasonable annual rent for the mooring in this central Colchester location this barge offers a realistic alternative family home at a fraction of the cost.

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Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.