Wide Beam 55
Wide Beam 55 for sale | 16.76m (55'0") | 2003 | 1x diesel 55hp | Steel Construction | Full-displacement underwater profile | 4 berths | Boat REF# 105233
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|Designer||Owner/ Riverview Narrowboats|
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|Fuel capacity||305.0 ltr (67.1 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Water capacity||681.8 ltr (150.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||409.1 ltr (90.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x Diesel 55hp|
|Engine make and model||Isuzu 4LE2 (2007)|
|Engine Hours||engine1: 2740|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
The engine was replaced in April 2007 with a new Isuzu 55 – Model 4LE2, direct injection engine connected to a PRM 150 Gearbox
There are 7, 135amp hour domestic batteries plus a spare 110amp hour. There is a separate starter battery. Charging is by twin alternators and by shore power. All batteries are AGM maintenance free.
The batteries are connected to a Studer 2.5kw pure sine wave inverter, which supplies the 240 volt system when cruising.
There are 240v 13amp sockets throughout, which can also be connected to shore power when available.
The system is prevented from leakage by a Galvanic Isolator
|Draft Max||0.81m (2'8")|
12 volt, 9 batteries charged by: engine, shore power
This is a beautifully constructed boat. The 9ft 3in width gives plenty of room without the unwieldiness of larger wide beams.
Built for cruising as well as living aboard, she has a generous cruiser stern with a superb canopy. The massive forward well deck has a solid roof and a removable cover with panoramic windows making a wonderful conservatory.
The paintwork is in very good condition, but the roof paint will need some attention. This boat benefits from 2 pack epoxy blacking below the waterline, which should be good for a few years to come.
The hull is protected by 12 sacrificial anodes and a galvanic isolator
Heating and hot water are provided by a Mikuni boiler, with radiators throughout the boat. When cruising the hot water can also be provided by an engine calorifier and when shore power is available an immersion heater can also be used.
|Total # of berths||4|
|No. of double berths||2|
|Heads||1 heads (Electric)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
The beautiful foredeck conservatory leads via double doors to the main living room. This is spacious with room for furniture either side. The windows are large giving plenty of daylight and spectacular views. The panelling, above the gunnel and the ceiling are painted in light colours which enhances the light and spacious feel. Lower walls and cupboard doors are in light wood.
The fittings, particularly such details as lights and handles give the feel of a well-appointed apartment.
The flooring is top quality, hard wearing vinyl warmed by a wonderful oriental rug. The furniture includes a well made sofa bed for occasional visitors.
The open plan galley kitchen is separated by a useful work top. It is equipped with high quality fitted cooker, separate hob, microwave and fridge. There is also a side hatch to provide fresh air and views amidships. Also great for delivering the shopping straight to the kitchen. There is plenty of storage space.
Cunningly located in the corridor through to the bedroom is a washing machine and more storage space.
The main bedroom again features a mass of storage including hanging space. The bed can be folded, with all bedding in place, to form a sofa. It should be noted that this is a proper bed which folds with great ease if desired. It is not a sofa which doubles as a bed.
There is a folding table which makes this room perfect as an office as well as a second living room.
The corridor leads aft to a small lobby area with access to more storage, the heated drying cupboard and the stairs to the rear deck. To one side is a generous bathroom with electric flush toilet a corner basin and a lovely shower.
The rear deck is another spacious room in itself with its well designed canopy and with panoramic windows. The canopy can be de-rigged in sections to provide an open deck with a sun shade, or removed completely.
Everything needed for cruising falls easily to hand in a selection of lockers..
4 burner gas cooker
1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)
There is a current BSS Certificate to Oct 2011