Dutch Tjalk Full Rigged Sailing Tjalk With Twin Diesels

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€175,000.00 (Approx £153,589.61)

23.50m (77'1")



Underwater profile
Shallow Long Keel


2 x Diesel 60hp, Ford Layman (1952)

Canal du Midi
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Extra Details

Lying Canal du Midi
Fuel capacity 2,000.0 ltr (440.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 4,000.0 ltr (880.0 G) Total - 4 Tanks
Last survey 02/01/2008


Engine 2 x Diesel 60hp
Engine make and model Ford Layman (1952)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade (+ Rope Cutter)
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.0 ltr (0.7 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots
Generator output 5KVA
Engine spares tick


Engine room rewired recently
Batteries 2 x 24v and 2 x 12v
Complete vessel rewired.


LOA 23.50m (77'1")
LOD 23.00m (75'6")
LWL 22.00m (72'2")
Beam 4.60m (15'1")
Draft Min 0.80m (2'7")
Draft Max 1.10m (3'7")
Airdraft 3.40m (11'2")
Displacement 50,000kg (110,250.0lbs)
Headroom 2.00m (6'7")
Storage On marina



Ketch rigged Wood spars (1952) with galvanised standing rigging (unknown year)


Mainsail Gaff - Slab (unknown year) 2 Reefs
Headsail - Hank on (unknown year)
Other sails Outer jib (unknown year)
Inner jib (unknown year)
Staysail (unknown year)
Mizzen mast gaff (unknown year)


Two headsails
Mainsail gaff, reefing type slab two reefs.

Electrical Systems


230 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction Iron
Underwater profile Shallow Long Keel
Finish Paint finish


Leeboards (fully maintained and in good working order)
Hull protection, paint and bitumen.
Last complete hull safety and thickness check, painting and antifouling this summer, July 2017.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 4
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Raw water wash tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick
Ice Maker tick


Parts on board to convert heads to electric if required.


4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick
Passerelle tick


1 halyard winches
Manual windlass
2 anchors
(Navy danforth)
50.00m (164'1") of chain
Lomac dingy with 90hp outboard is an optional extra and not included in the asking price.





Kayak tick

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick


4 bilge pumps (0 manual / 4 Electric)

Broker's Comments

A superb example of a 1912 Dutch Tjalk.
Expertly renovated for comfortable living aboard, cruising the inland waterways and sailing the Mediterranean.
Spacious luxury for anyone who appreciates a classic traditional style barge that has been tastefully and professionally converted for modern day living.
Engines, rigging, structure and all other machinery maintained to a high standard by her fastidious owners during the past 21 years.

Little more to say other than we recommend a close look at the fine detail and quality of this vessel in our photographs, videos and 360° images, then contact us to arrange a visit.
She is presently cruising the Canal du Midi and the Mediterranean east of Beziers.

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

This Dutch Tjalk Full Rigged Sailing Tjalk With Twin Diesels has been personally photographed and viewed by James Hebden 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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