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Narrowboat 50ft Peter Nicholls Trad

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Boat REF# 126235
This boat has been sold
Length 15.24m (50'0")
Year 1981
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 22hp, Lister HA2 (1959)
Lying Tring


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Extra Details

Designer Peter Nicholls
Builder Peter Nicholls
Lying Tring
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Last survey 02/02/2007


Engine 1 x diesel 22hp
Engine make and model Lister HA2 (1959)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded


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Length 15.24m (50'0")
Beam 2.08m (6'10")
Draft Min 0.60m (2'0")
Draft Max 0.80m (2'7")
Headroom 1.88m (6'2")
Storage In water


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Bitumen finish

When it comes to steel boats, Peter Nicholls is a name to conjure with. This is a typical example of his thorough workmanship.

A trad stern with a front cratch and a mixture of generous windows in the living areas and portholes in the bedroom.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Entering from the front through a single door into a living space with an "L" shaped sofa, convertible to double bed. There is a solid fuel stove and bookcases.

The galley kitchen has a free standing stove and a Paloma instant water heater.

Next ther is a spare cabin space which would make a good study, second bedroom, bunkroom or storage.

There is a bathroom whith doors whic close across the corridor to give a spacious area with shower, basin and cassette toilet.

At the stern is a double bedroom with door through to the engine room and stern deck.

4 burner propane Stove

Safety Equipment

Searchlight tick
Horn tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

BSC to Oct 2014

Broker's Comments

A Peter Nicholls hull with a nice traditional wooden interior. The extra cabin space which could be an office, bedroom or storage is a big bonus. Very suitable as a live-aboard or a cruiser.

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

This Narrowboat 50ft Peter Nicholls Trad has been personally photographed and viewed by Phil Bassett 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.