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Penichette  Vedette Fluviale 1260

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Boat REF# 177207
This boat has been sold
Length 12.60m (41'4")
Year 1990
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 50hp, NANNI 4200HE (unknown year)
Lying Midi Canals


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Extra Details

Lying Midi Canals
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 330.0 ltr (72.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 700.0 ltr (154.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 50hp
Engine make and model NANNI 4200HE (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.0 ltr (0.7 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 3 knots
Max speed (approx) 4 knots

Nanni 4200HE of 50hp
6 x 120A/h batteries 1 start 5 domestic
Charging from motor or shore power.


Length 12.60m (41'4")
Beam 3.85m (12'8")
Draft Min 0.85m (2'9")
Airdraft 2.60m (8'6")
Displacement 6,500kg (14,332.5lbs)
Headroom 1.95m (6'5")
Storage Dry storage

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

A classic Locaboat Industries Penichette GRP construction from 1990 retired from hire in 2004 and dry stored in a hangar since 2011. Heavy construction, moulded-in rubber fenders all round, weed hatch. All the hall marks of a solid dependable built to be tough hire craft with the classic barge looks of the famous Penichette design


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 3
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Drapes tick
Air conditioning tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick

Classic Penichette looks but effectively a Sedan, with just three steps between the night and day spaces. Three double cabins, two toilets, one with shower vast kitchen diner connects straight onto the aft terrace deck. Aft terrace has full canopy covers (new in 2007) for three seasons utility. Central heating by blown warm air and or reversible cycle 3.5Kw air conditioning unit . Most windows renewed in 2006.

3 burner diesel Stove

Nav Equipment

VHF tick
Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick

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


Folding Bicycle tick

Safety Equipment

Fume detector tick
Life jackets tick
Horn tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Midi Canals is pleased to offer a Penichette hire boat for sale. This classic French hire boat has been in the same hands since retiring in 2004 and dry stored since 2011 due to an overseas posting. Spacious bright airy day spaces, a real kitchen and three double cabins make this a comfortable family boat and the full canopy around the aft deck further increases useful space. A Penichette 1260 now offered for sale with full inventory including two folding bikes. Very light use over the last ten years and looking like it just needs a dusting down to be ready to go. For further information and appointments to view, please contact Graham WHARMBY your broker at Boatshed Midi Canals.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Penichette Vedette Fluviale 1260 has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham WHARMBY of Boatshed Midi Canals. 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.