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Narrowboat 70ft Traditional Stern Live-aboard

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Boat REF# 154043
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 21.34m (70'0")
Year 1978
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 4
Lying Hemel Hempstead


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Extra Details

Designer Springer
Builder Springer
Lying Hemel Hempstead
Last survey 18/07/2012


This boat is sold as a static houseboat. The engine is non-functional. It is possible that the engine could be brought into service. It could be replaced.


LOA 21.34m (70'0")
Beam 2.08m (6'10")
Draft Min 0.60m (2'0")
Draft Max 0.80m (2'7")
Headroom 1.73m (5'8")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt,


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

This a Springer hull with some recent over-plating. Recently blacked and paintwork in fair condition.

Good sized windows. Cratch cover.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick
Washing Machine tick

It should be noted that headroom in this boat is only 5'8".

A lovely comfortable and stylish fit out. Entering from covered cratch into a good sized living area with sofa and shelves for television and stereo. There is also a Morso Squirrel solid fuel stove.

The kitchen has a massive range cooker, fridge, freezer and washing machine.

There is a dining alcove with dinette which converts to double bed.

Next comes a large bathroom with corner bath and shower, cassette toilet and basin.

The bedroom has a fixed double bed and storage.

There is a further cabin which would make a great second bedroom, study or workshop.

There is plenty of storage in the engine space aft.

As well as the solid fuel stove, there is central heating and hot water from an Aldi gas boiler and there is also an immersion heater from shore power.

5 burner gas cooker

Safety Equipment

Searchlight tick
Horn tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)

BSS cert to 12/03/16

Broker's Comments

For anyone who can fit into the 5'8" headroom, this is a beatifull live-aboard boat. Plenty of space, a spare room, a separate dining room, a beautifully fitted kitchen- everything you need for comfortable living.

It also has a residential mooring near Hemel Hempstead, close to shops, restaurants and a main line station. The mooring is transferable, subject to agreement with marina agreement. A premium may be payable for the transfer.

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

This Narrowboat 70ft Traditional Stern Live-aboard has been personally photographed and viewed by Phil of Boatshed Grand Union. 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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