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Dutch Tjalk live aboard barge. New double glazing

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Boat REF# 216636
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 15.82m (51'11")
Year 1906
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 135hp, PERKINS SABRE M130C (2014)


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Extra Details

Fuel capacity 500.0 ltr (110.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 135hp
Engine make and model PERKINS SABRE M130C (2014)
Engine Hours engine1:   260
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.0 ltr (0.7 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Perkins Sabre M130C main engine of 135hp. New in 2014 and just 260 hours since.
Diesel powered electrical generator (Kva unknown) new in 2010 and just 31 hours on the clock provides 12V & 230V.
4 batteries (2 start & 2 domestic) charged by engine, charger and solar panel.


LOA 15.82m (51'11")
Beam 3.48m (11'5")
Draft Min 0.90m (2'11")
Airdraft 2.68m (8'10")
Displacement 27,000kg (59,535.0lbs)
Headroom 1.88m (6'2")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power, generator 12V & 230Volt / Generator


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Original Dutch Tjalk from 1906 (110 years young this year!!). Hull doubled in 2000. New engine in 2014. New double-glazing in 2014. A practical and convivial conversion to a residential barge with huge terrace space for three seasons living and double glazed interior accommodation for the rest of the year. The air draft is less than 2,70 meters, the owners have boating on the Nivernais Canal several time.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 3
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
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Hot water system tick
Microwave tick

Convivial wheelhouse with inside steering position (outside steering via tiller on aft deck). Bench seating converts to single bed. Access aft to large terrace deck for Al Fresco (and why not haute cuisine?) entertaining. Accommodation comprises double cabin forward with bed 1.9m x 1.4m WC with manual toilet. Shower room, then an office with bench seating that can convert to another single cabin. Further aft is the kitchen dinette. Three burner hob, a microwave, extractor fan, worktops and cupboard space make this a practical live aboard. The aft cabin has it’s own access to the rear deck and two single beds. Single beds are, two 1.2mx 1.8m, one 1.75m x 1.00m & one 1.7m x 0.80. Electric radiators powered by shore power or generator.

3 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

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Deck Gear

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2 anchors
(Fisherman & Danforth)
20.00m (65'7") of chain
BOMBARD dinghy (unknown year)
0hp outboard (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

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Life buoys tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Live aboard Dutch barge for sale in Burgundy France. Boatshed Bourgogne is please to offer this Dutch Tjalk residential barge for sale. An unusual conversion offering huge deck space and two completely separated double cabins one right aft and the other right forward with occasional sleeping arrangements for two more. Double-glazing, new engine, regular maintenance and go anywhere dimensions make this an unusual and interesting proposition. For more information and appointments to view, contact Cathy Bouguereau your Boatshed broker at Boatshed Bourgogne.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dutch Tjalk live aboard barge. New double glazing has been personally photographed and viewed by Cathy Bouguereau of Boatshed Bourgogne. 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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