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Bluewater Boats 70 Luxemotor Dutch Barge

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Boat REF# 70535
This boat has been sold
Length 21.34m (70'0")
Year 2006
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 170hp, Vetus Deutz DT66 (2006)
Lying Middlesex


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Extra Details

Designer Bluewater Boats
Builder Bluewater Boats
Lying Middlesex
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 1,800.0 ltr (396.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 800.0 ltr (176.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 800.0 ltr (176.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/07/2006


Engine 1 x diesel 170hp
Engine make and model Vetus Deutz DT66 (2006)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 4 blade 25x19
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 8 knots
Max speed (approx) 12 knots
Generator output 6.2KVA
Engine spares tick

The superb vetus Deutz engine, the large generator and the calorifier are all housed in a large engine room beneath the wheelhouse.

The Victron inverter / charger and isolating transformer are housed in a separate compartment.


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Length 21.34m (70'0")
LWL 20.42m (67'0")
Beam 3.81m (12'6")
Draft Min 0.76m (2'6")
Draft Max 0.76m (2'6")
Airdraft 2.06m (6'9")
Displacement 38,000kg (83,790.0lbs)
Headroom 1.98m (6'6")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator Victron 3000 charger inverter. Victron isolating transformer


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

The entire boat is finished in two pack epoxy resin, with a seven year guarantee. The paintwork is superb and the woodwork is oiled hardwood. The aluminium roofed wheelhouse is demountable to reduce the air draft from10'6" to 6'9" (3.2m - 2.06m).

The water tank is stainless steel and the holding tank steel, lined with 2 pack epoxy. The 100 litre hot water tank has a twin coil calorifier heated by engine waste heat, the central heating boiler or 240v immersion heater.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 5
Sink 1
Shower 1
Air conditioning 2 Air conditioning Units
Heads 1 heads (Vac flush)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick
Washing Machine tick
Dryer tick

The interior is craftsman fitted throughout in stunning light Oak. The wheelhouse, master stateroom and galley feature fitted furniture to the very highest standard.

The impressive salon is fitted with built-in cupboard and shelving on two sides and has a massive leather sofa. Beneath the huge "dog box" skylight there is room for a full size stowable dining set.

The luxurious bathroom features a designer bath. shower, a wash basin and WC. There is plenty of shelf storage and a heated chrome towel rail.

The starboard cabin is unfurnished and would make a superb office or single or bunk bedded room.

The large forward cabin. lit by glorious windows on three sides, has ample shelving and storage and would make a lovely double or bunk bedded room.

Between the master stateroom and the galley is a companionway containing a washer / dryer a freezer and room for to house other appliances on a large counter top. It also gives access to the engine room and the electrical systems.

4 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Fenders tick

Vetus windlass (with remote control)
1 anchors
50.00m (164'1") of chain

Safety Equipment

4 bilge pumps (0 manual / 4 electric)

Broker's Comments

This is the type of boat that doesn't come to market very often and when it does it is an opportunity to be seized. It is perhaps the finest Dutch Barge on the Grand Union.

The sweeping curve of the hull is echoed in the lines of the superstructure in that unmatched, Bluewater style. The finish in paintwork on 'two pack' is superb, gleaming and very eye catching. The wheelhouse and dog box are in glowing hardwood and allow the light to flood into the boat. Generous windows add to the light and airy feel.

The interior has the feel of the most luxurious apartment, with fitted furnishing that are superbly designed to enhance the ambience of opulence.

The attention to detail and quality throughout is impressive; from the comprehensive suite of engineering and service equipment to the well thought out galley and the magnificent accommodation.

A beautiful serviced mooring is available close to Heathrow and with an easy commute to London. For an overseas buyer a management and maintenance service can be arranged, including short term repositioning to the Thames or central London.

This, my friends, is the boat that we all dream of. The new owner will be a very lucky person indeed.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Bluewater Boats 70 Luxemotor Dutch Barge has been personally photographed and viewed by Phil of Boatshed Grand Union. Click here for contact details.
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.