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Replica Dutch Barge 50ft Live-aboard,

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Boat REF# 133746
removed from sale
Length 15.24m (50'0")
Year 1998
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 90hp, Perkins 6.247 (unknown year)
Lying Kent


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Extra Details

Designer A Wroe
Builder A Wroe
Lying Kent
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Last survey 22/05/2007


Engine 1 x diesel 90hp
Engine make and model Perkins 6.247 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded


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Length 15.24m (50'0")
LWL 14.94m (49'0")
Beam 3.05m (10'0")
Draft Min 0.91m (3'0")
Draft Max 0.91m (3'0")
Headroom 1.93m (6'4")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish 2 pack finish

This is a purpose built 11/6-7/4 Hull by A Wroe. It has a collapsible wheelhouse in timber, and timber framed windows. All windows are toughened or laminated glass.

Short fore deck with windlass and deep locker with ladder. There is also a separate coal hopper . Short stern deck.

Paint appears in reasonable condition. Hull protected by 2 pack epoxy.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Washing Machine tick

The undoubted star feature of this boat is its absolutely stunning Art-Deco style fit out in glowing timber.

Starting from the stern, the aft cabin has two single beds which also function as sofas. Shelves and cupboards. Doors to stern deck and wheelhouse.

The wheelhouse itself is a symphony of timber, with a bronze wheel. There is a conventional cable and chain linkage to the rudder. There are two seats and the wheelhouse is large enough to make a wonderful sitting area.

Down wooden stairs with cupboards to the side to a short companionway. There is a small bathroom with a basin and toilet. There is a tiled shower (in need of some work).

Next comes a galley kitchen with cooker, sink fridge and work surface to one side and an alcove with work surfaces and cupboards.

Next comes the splendid art-deco lounge with a large tinted skylight, diesel heater and a bed which folds down from a concealed position behind the panelling. There are plenty of shelve and cupboards as well as a desk.

Forward is a double bedroom with more wood panelled draws and cupboards,

Cabin heating is from the diesel heater and hot water is also from the diesel heater as well as from the engine calorifier or immersion heater on shore power.

4 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

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

Safety Equipment

Fume detector tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

Smoke detector, CO Detector, Gas Detector

The boat will be sold with a new Boat Safety Certificate

Broker's Comments

A beautiful. purpose-built, live-board Dutch Barge with a well built hull, practical layout and one of the most eye-catching interiors I have seen.

Gleaming wood and art-deco styling add a luxury feel to a very practical layout. Three separate cabins plus a wheelhouse, kitchen and bathroom give plenty of living space for a couple or family.

There is even a concealed fold down bed in the saloon. The stern cabin could be used as a bedroom, spare room, sitting room or office.

The boat is heated by a superb diesel stove, which also provides hot water. There is a fantastic opening, dog-box style skylight which provides both light and ventilation.

The hull is protected by two-pack epoxy resin and the engine is a powerful 6 cylinder Perkins. This is a boat that would be at home on both the canals and rivers and a pleasure to own on either.

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

This used Dutch Barge for sale is presented by Boatshed Grand Union.

Tags:Narrow boat, narrowboat, canal boat, used boat, for sale, live-aboard, house boat , with residential mooring, Dutch Barge

This Replica Dutch Barge 50ft Live-aboard, 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.