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Dutch Sailing Barge

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Boat REF# 225626
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 18.29m (60'0")
Year 1907
Construction Iron
Underwater profile Other
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 37hp, Perkins 4.107 (unknown year)
Lying Kent


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Extra Details

Designer Friesian Skutsje
Builder Draghten
Lying Kent
Fuel capacity 181.8 ltr (40.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 181.8 ltr (40.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 37hp
Engine make and model Perkins 4.107 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Engine spares tick


LOA 18.29m (60'0")
LOD 15.54m (51'0")
Beam 3.35m (11'0")
Draft Min 0.43m (1'5")
Draft Max 1.92m (6'4")
Displacement 17,000kg (37,485.0lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage In water


10% discount on rigging

Gaff rigged Wood spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail - (unknown year)
Headsail - (unknown year)
Other sails Jib (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)

-Varnished pine mast, curved laminated gaff & boom, -Custom made tabernacle for lowering the mast incorporating three wire type halyard winches.
-Two sheer legs for lowering mast.
-Booming out pole
-S/steel gooseneck & gaff fittings.
-Custom made worm gear mast lowering winch.
-Jib booming out pole.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine Battery Charger


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction Iron
Underwater profile Other
Finish Paint finish

Built to a traditional Dutch design of Friesian Skutsje at Draghten in 1907, she then traded under sail alone until conversion to the yacht in approx 1970. However most people would refer to her as a Tjalk as this is the more commonly known name for vessels of this type. The original hull was of 5mm iron plate, the deck & coachroof are made of steel which was replaced around 1970.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF DSC radio tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

Manual windlass
3 anchors
35.00m (114'10") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
Boatshed Medway are pleased to offer this 51ft Dutch Barge Tjalk for sale, Built in 1907, this sailing barge has stacks of character and would make a great liveaboard boat for a couple or individual. The forward cabin currently has a unfinished area where there is a double berth & washing machine but could be modified to make it into a very nice sized double cabin. The saloon/galley has seating for around six & also has a mixed fuel stove and a compact galley. This is functioning sailing barge & the owner would be very happy to show the new owner how she sails.
Viewing Recommended!
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dutch Sailing Barge has been personally photographed and viewed by Jamie Nash of Boatshed Kent. 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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