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Colecraft Narrowboat 70ft

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Boat REF# 226627
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 21.95m (72'0")
Year 2004
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 35hp, Beta Marine JD3 Tug Engine (2004)
Lying Whittington, Kings Lynn


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Extra Details

Designer Colecraft of Southam
Builder Colecraft Building Southam Road Southam
Lying Whittington, Kings Lynn
Fuel capacity 240.0 ltr (52.8 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 540.0 ltr (118.8 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 35hp
Engine make and model Beta Marine JD3 Tug Engine (2004)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 21X20 Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.0 ltr (0.2 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Twin Alternators; 100 amp feeding domestic batteries and 70 amp to engine Battery
2,500w quasi sine wave inverter and 600w pure sine wave inverter ( all sterling power).
Keel Cooled


LOA 21.95m (72'0")
LOD 21.95m (72'0")
LWL 21.95m (72'0")
Beam 2.10m (6'11")
Draft Min 0.76m (2'6")
Draft Max 0.76m (2'6")
Airdraft 1.90m (6'3")
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 5 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Bitumen finish

Hull 10mm, Sides 6mm, coachroof 4mm
180 fuel tank for engine, separate diesel tank for heating system (wet system with radiators and wood burner).


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Washing Machine tick

Corner Bath and shower, Thetford C260 Cassette toilet with 2nd cassette.
A plus rated fridge unit
Morso Squirel multi fuel burner in saloon, Fully functional stove in boatmans quarters along with a fully fitted comprehensive galley.

4 burner gas cooker

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Horn tick

Boat Safety Certificate until September 2017

Broker's Comments

I have to start by saying my pictures do not do this boat justice, It is beautiful !
Built in 2004 and launched in 2005 this boat has everything you could possibly need or want in order to liveaboard in supreme comfort.
The engine is not only practical and is a showpiece, highly polished brass and copper fittings, sits above a spotless bilge that is a stranger to both oil and water.
She has 2 calorifiers which are more than ample to run the bath and shower, A hurricane central heating system, room stat and radiators throughout the boat.
A multi fuel sits sits
In the boatman's cabin it is a traditional boatman's stove with oven and hob. The boatman's cabin also has all the original features i e the drop down table, drop down bed , cutlery drawer, ticket box and windlass holders.
The corner bath and heads are accessed by Locking doors at either end.
There is ample storage including an "Airing cupboard".
One really does have to be aboard to appreciate the quality and level of comfort this boat has to offer.

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

This Colecraft Narrowboat 70ft has been personally photographed and viewed by Gary of Boatshed Norfolk. 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 appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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