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Dutch Motor Barge Aak

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Boat REF# 143464
removed from sale
Length 14.80m (48'7")
Year 1920
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 120hp, DAF 575 (unknown year)
Lying Midi


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Extra Details

Lying Midi
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 27/05/2005


Engine 1 x diesel 120hp
Engine make and model DAF 575 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 4.0 ltr (0.9 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 5 knots

Propulsion DAF 575 Direction par Chaîne et arbre. Chauffage Webasto. Du simple pour des croisières confortables et sans souci.

DAF 575 main engine. Shaft steering Simple and robust.


Length 14.80m (48'7")
Beam 3.10m (10'2")
Draft Max 0.60m (2'0")
Airdraft 2.50m (8'2")
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Bitumen finish

Issel Aak de 1920 coque rivetée avec expertise de 2005. Mignon et passe-partout. Finitions intérieures de qualité. Les grandes fenêtres assurent beaucoup de lumière.

Issel Aak from 1920 riveted hull. Survey from 2005. Handy dimensions with quality fitout and big windows for lots of light


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
Stove tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Cockpit shower tick
Microwave tick

Cabine double à l’avant. Salon transformable en couchage double et les banquettes en timonerie aussi. Cuisine simple (actuellement tout électrique) avec plancha et micro-ondes. Chauffage central à air pulsé au fioul Webasto , confort et simplicité

Double cabin foreward. Saloon converts into a double as do the wheel house seats. Quality wood fit out Webasto central heating. All electric galley

1 burner electric Stove

Nav Equipment

VHF tick
Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

1 anchors
0.00m (0'0") of chain

Safety Equipment

Horn tick

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Midi Canals are pleased to offer this converted Aak Dutch Barge for sale. She is of, "go anywhere" dimensions and has a professional fit out providing comfortable and convivial accommodation for two with occasional guests. The vessel has recently been used as a permanent live aboard on a marina berth so the gas hob has been removed and a microwave oven and plancha set in it’s place. Gas fittings are still in place and it would be a simple job to reinstall gas cooking or fit a compact generator and stay electric. There is also space to install a shower in the WC compartment. The large aft deck with hot and cold water deck shower joins right on to the wheel house and makes this a very convivial boat inside and out.

Un bateau passe-partout, aménagé professionnellement et permettant un logement confortable pour deux et deux invités occasionnels. Ce bateau a récemment été utilisé comme bateau logement à quai et la cuisinière à gaz a été troquée contre un micro-onde et une plancha électrique mais les branchements pour le gaz sont toujours en place et peuvent très bien être à nouveau utilisés or encore installer un générateur et laisser le tout électrique. Il y a aussi la place pour une douche à installer dans l’espace toilettes. La timonerie donne directement sur la large plage arrière ce qui donne à ce bateau une unité très conviviale. A noter la présence d’une douche extérieure (eaux chaudes et froides).
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

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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.