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Narrowboat 55ft

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Boat REF# 113271
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 16.76m (55'0")
Year 1986
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 3
Engine 1 x Diesel 18hp, Russell Newbery (unknown year)
Lying Hertfordshire


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Extra Details

Designer Tony Gregory
Builder GM Engineering
Lying Hertfordshire


Engine 1 x Diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Russell Newbery (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded

There is a classic Russell Newbery, Essex model engine in a full height engine room. This is a real enthusiasts engine. It will literally run on almost any type of oil- reclaimed engine oil, old chip fat or bio-diesel - as well as ordinary diesel. It is one of the mos eco friendly engines available.

There is a battery management system, Generator is separate.

There is a large directional solar panel by Kyocera.

There is 240 volt system with a 2.4 kw invertor.


LOA 16.76m (55'0")
Beam 2.08m (6'10")
Draft Min 0.60m (2'0")
Draft Max 0.75m (2'6")
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 5 batteries charged by: solar panels, generator


10% discount on marine flooring
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

A very good looking boat with solid construction. The paintwork is in very good condition and it features a large, swivel and tilt solar panel for energy self sufficiency.

Large foredeck, french doors and good windows. two side hatches in the engine room and a trad stern.


Total # of berths 3
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 1
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Vac flush)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick
Washing Machine tick

A superbly fitted boat with great décor and a fabulous range of fittings and appliances.

Entering from the foredeck via double doors into a spacious living area, there is a beautiful leather corner settee, a folding table / desk and a solid fuel stove with back boiler to radiators.

Open plan galley kitchen, superbly fitted with marble tops, a top-of-the-range cooker and hob, a built in washer-dryer with direct connection to the built in gas water heater. Loads of storage.

The full width bathroom features a bath, shower, basin and vacu-flush toilet. Fitted full height storage.

The bedroom has a permanent double bed with large fitted drawers underneath. There is a large cot-bed at the foot of the double, but this could be replaced by a good sized wardrobe.

Next comes a superb wood panelled engine room with two side hatches and the stunning Russell Newbery classic DM2 engine. Painted double doors and hatch to stern deck

5 burner gas cooker

Safety Equipment

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)

BSS Certificate valid to 23/04/2013

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Grand Union is pleased to offer
this beautiful spacious narrowboat, with large modern kitchen, living room, bedroom. Fitted to an impressive standard with top-of-the-range appliances.

This is a fantastic live-aboard for a couple or a luxurious leisure cruiser.

It has a fantastic Russell Newbery Engine in a full height, wood-panelled,engine room.

The boat is energy self sufficient with large Kyocera Solar Panels, generator and solid fuel heating.

It is has lovely paintwork with big windows and a side hatch.

The bathroom is very modern with shower and steel bath.

There is a lovely solid fuel stove.

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

This Narrowboat 55ft has been personally photographed and viewed by Phil of Boatshed Grand Union. 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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