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Luxemotor Dutch  Barge

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Boat REF# 157217
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 26.10m (85'8")
Year 1920
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 80hp, DAF 575 (1974)
Lying South Burgundy


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Extra Details

Lying South Burgundy
Fuel capacity 2,100.0 ltr (462.0 G) Total - 3 Tanks
Water capacity 4,500.0 ltr (990.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 22/06/2010


Engine 1 x Diesel 80hp
Engine make and model DAF 575 (1974)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 5.0 ltr (1.1 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots
Generator output 2.5KVA

DAF 575 main engine 80hp. Built in diesel generator plus a spare portable petrol generator. Domestic oil fired central heating boiler to radiators throughout plus hot water production (hot water is also available from a calorifer and an immersion heater). Wheel steering through reynolds chain to quadrant.


LOA 26.10m (85'8")
Beam 4.65m (15'3")
Draft Min 1.20m (3'11")
Draft Max 1.20m (3'11")
Airdraft 3.70m (12'2")
Headroom 2.00m (6'7")
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power, generator


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Bitumen finish

Rivited steel construction. Luxemotor Dutch Barge from the De Dageraad yard in 1920. Retired from trade in 1980 and transformed into a residential cruising home by the present owner since acquiring the vessel in 1982. Note 1 red fuel tank of 700lts 1 white tank of 700 lts and a day tank of 300lts


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 3
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Washing Machine tick

Original boatman's cabin aft with separate double bed bedroom, a lounge, separate W.C. and shower room. Spacious wheelhouse . Lounge dining area on two levels heated by wood burning stove. Equipped kitchen then a double bedroom forward with another W.C. and a separate bathroom with bath. Forward again is a full width workshop which would transform into a huge master bedroom with space for an ensuite. Headroom varies from 2m to 2m30 throughout.

3 burner gas cooker

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Davits tick

Manual windlass
1 anchors
dinghy (unknown year)
(Hard Dinghy)
2hp outboard, SEAGUL 75 (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Dutch barge for sale by Boatshed Bourgogne. We are pleased to offer this Luxemotor Dutch barge for sale. Surveys from 2006 and 2010 and the same dedicated owner since 1982. Fitted out for full time residential use with heating, insulation and facilities to match this is a spacious liveaboard and a classic original Luxemotor at a very interesting price. She has cruised all the French waterways including Nivernais and Midi many times and whilst a new owner may wish to modernise and upgrade the accommodation she is full of character and ready to go as is.

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

This Luxemotor Dutch Barge has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham 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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