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Narrowboat 42ft Traditional Stern

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Boat REF# 121670
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 12.80m (42'0")
Year 1998
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 4
Engine 1 x Diesel 35hp, Barrus Shire (2008)
Lying Brundal


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Extra Details

Designer Sam Springer
Builder Sam Springer
Lying Brundal
Fuel capacity 120.0 ltr (26.4 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 240.0 ltr (52.8 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 35hp
Engine make and model Barrus Shire (2008)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Brinze
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.2 ltr (0.3 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Generator output 0KVA

There is a generator built in wooden housing on stern (Untested)


LOA 12.80m (42'0")
LWL 12.80m (42'0")
Beam 2.01m (6'7")
Draft Min 0.50m (1'8")
Draft Max 0.50m (1'8")
Airdraft 1.83m (6'0")
Headroom 1.80m (5'11")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


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Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Traditional Steel Narrow boat with new engine


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Microwave tick

45 Berths in 2 cabins

4 burner gas cooker

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)

Full Boat safety Certificate until March 2014

Broker's Comments

********UNDER OFFER******

This traditional 42 ft Narrowboat has all you would expect to spend long spells on board in front of the wood burner with pipe and slippers reading a favourite novel.... Ah well......Back to the boat, she has a new diesel engine fitted in 2008 which runs supremely well, the gearbox is silky smooth so mechanically she appears to be in very good order. Internally there is a well equipped kitchen aft with a new 4 burner hop and built in double oven and a door to the aft deck and helm. Moving forward we have the saloon with a wood burner and back boiler that gives hot water both domestically and to the radiators. There is also a calorifier and an immersion heater. In the saloon is a large (and I mean large) bed settee which in my opinion takes up too much room, I much prefer the 2 armchairs image!! Forward from the saloon is a shower room and heads which then leads on to what I would consider to be the main bedroom fwd. The companionway leads to the fwd deck which is protected by a new cratch cover.
The boat has a full BSC until March 2014. She is priced to sell quickly due to a sudden change in circumstances for the current owner who paid £15,500 for her only weeks ago. (9th Feb)
All was looking good......That was until Thursday the 17th of march when the boat was surveyed on behalf of a client and it did not fair well, it seems we have more than one boat here! Please ask me to email you a copy of the report before you get too excited !!
There is welding/plating recommended but the cost (c.£2000 still makes her a worthwhile proposition long term.

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

This Narrowboat 42ft Traditional Stern has been personally photographed and viewed by Gary of Boatshed Norfolk. 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 considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.

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