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Dutch Barge Tjalk Live Aboard Barge

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19.50m (64'0")



Underwater profile


1 x Diesel 135hp, Ford 2725 6 cyl. (1984)

Bourgogne sud


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Extra Details

Lying Bourgogne sud
Fuel capacity 1,500.0 ltr (330.0 G) Total - 3 Tanks
Water capacity 2,300.0 ltr (506.0 G) Total - 4 Tanks
Last survey 01/06/2009


Engine 1 x Diesel 135hp
Engine make and model Ford 2725 6 cyl. (1984)
Engine Hours Engine1: 1785
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots
Generator output 9KVA
Water-maker tick

Ford 2725 6 cylinder diesel of 135 hp. 1785 hours driving through a Velvet AS3 70C box
Vetus 9 Kva Generator in sound proofing cocoon 250 hours
Victron Phoenix 3000 charger inverter
Victron Blue Power solar panel control
4 Solar panels 1200w
8 x 6 volts 370 Amp AGM domestic batteries
1 GE start battery and 2 engine start batteries
Water maker with mechanical filtration, carbon filtration and UV treatment


LOA 19.50m (64'0")
Beam 4.04m (13'3")
Draft Min 1.10m (3'7")
Draft Max 1.10m (3'7")
Airdraft 3.00m (9'10")
Headroom 2.13m (7'0")
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 11 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power,, generator


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

A Dutch Tjalk constructed in 1903 and reconstructed from 2010 to 2015 with overplated bottom, new superstructure and complete new mechanical installation and interior fit out. Launched in 2012 after the hull had been shot blasted inside and out before being protected and painted as a preliminary to a quality conversion. Re-conditioned Ford engine fitted. Victron electrical installation. 15 opening double glazed windows. Access from both sides of wheelhouse for convenient navigation and from the rear to the aft deck for convivial entertaining. A gem!


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
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Spacious wheelhouse with opening double-glazed windows. Port & starboard doors for ease of manoeuvres and another door aft to make a convivial terrace area out of the aft deck. Stairs forward to kitchen diner. Four burner gas hob, electric oven, microwave, washer dryer, American fridge ( 414 lts) freezer ( 139 lts) with ice maker and chilled water on tap. Forward to shower room to starboard and guest bedroom (presently used as a gym by our vendors) forward again to the WC with electric toilet. Lastly into the owners cabin with walk-round double bed 1.9 x 1.4 and wardrobes and storage everywhere. One of the walk-in wardrobes is destined to be an ensuite WC and another destined to be an ensuite shower room should a new owner wish. The whole living accommodation is centrally heated by a Kabola central heating boiler to radiators, double-glazed and insulated by spayed foam.

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

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Deck Gear

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Manual windlass
2 anchors
40.00m (131'3") of chain

Safety Equipment

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Horn tick

4 bilge pumps (0 manual / 4 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Residential barge for sale in Burgundy France. Boatshed Bourgogne is pleased to propose this newly converted Tjalk Dutch barge for sale. Converted from 2010 to 2015 in a concientious and skilled manner using quality materials. Take a look at the photos. Thick parquet floors, solid timber doors, names like Victron, Vetus, Kabola plus the boat was shotblasted inside and out before being prepared for conversion. Over 2 meters of head room in the accommodation, large double glazed windows increase the feeling of space and give light and ventilation. A practical cruising home for France and beyond. For more information and appointments to view, please contact Graham WHARMBY your Boatshed broker at Boatshed Bourgogne.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dutch Barge Tjalk Live Aboard Barge has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham WHARMBY of Boatshed Bourgogne. 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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