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Dutch Barge Tjalk Fries Skutsje

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Boat REF# 202504
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 16.50m (54'2")
Year 1910
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 4
Engine 1 x Diesel 63hp, FORD 592 E (unknown year)
Lying Midi Canals


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Extra Details

Builder DE HOOP Leeuwarden
Lying Midi Canals
Fuel capacity 500.0 ltr (110.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 750.0 ltr (165.0 G) Total - 3 Tanks
Last survey 12/04/2011


Engine 1 x Diesel 63hp
Engine make and model FORD 592 E (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Generator output 2KVA

63 Hp Ford engine, 24 V, 9 Hp bow thruster, 2 Kw petrol generator.


LOA 16.50m (54'2")
Beam 3.40m (11'2")
Draft Min 0.90m (2'11")
Draft Max 0.90m (2'11")
Airdraft 2.10m (6'11")
Displacement 25,000kg (55,125.0lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

12 volt,


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Dutch Skutsje barge 16.5m long from 1910.
A pretty little Tjalk look a like, that has retained its aft deck and tiller steering whilst acquiring a comfortable residential cabin area.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Double cabin forward with a 2m X 1.5m bed and 1.83m headroom. Opening port holes and glazed Hudini hatch for light and ventilation. Aft to saloon with lounge and dining area. Convertible bed setee. Shower and toilet to port, spacious galley area with work tops, 3 burner gas hob and a 5 kw Efel Oil stove space heater to back up the diesel fired 3,5kw Webasto warm air central heating. Headroom 2m.

3 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

Manual windlass
2 anchors

Safety Equipment

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Tjalk for sale by Boatshed Midi canals. We are pleased to offer this pretty little Skutsje (Tjalk style barge) is for sale in the Midi combining charm and comfort. For live aboard or extended cruising. Go anywhere size, big enough to be comfortable, small enough to be handled, large serving hatch window from the galley to the convivial aft deck. You will have as much fun entertaining as you will cruising. 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 Dutch Barge Tjalk Fries Skutsje has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham WHARMBY of Boatshed Midi Canals. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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