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Nicols Riviera 1130 Ex hire cruiser.  Well modified

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Boat REF# 222171
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 11.70m (38'5")
Year 1991
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 7
Engine 1 x Diesel 28hp, DI 30 (2014)


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Extra Details

Designer Alain MOUSSET
Builder NICOLS Yard
Fuel capacity 180.0 ltr (39.6 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 580.0 ltr (127.6 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 28hp
Engine make and model DI 30 (2014)
Engine Hours engine1:   515
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 3 steel pales
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 5 knots

Volvo D1-30 28hp engine new in 2014 and just 515 hours to date. New sail drive installed at the same time. A 100A/h start battery new in 2012 and a 130A/h domestic new in 2016 all charged by motor, shore power and solar panel.


LOA 11.70m (38'5")
Beam 3.40m (11'2")
Draft Min 0.80m (2'7")
Draft Max 0.80m (2'7")
Airdraft 2.45m (8'0")
Displacement 5,000kg (11,025.0lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

A Nicols GRP hire cruiser from 1991and just one owner since retiring from the hire fleet. Constantly maintained and modified for comfortable owner use including an extended aft deck with "bimini" sun-shade. Engine clarifier to 80litre tank and backup gas instant water heater new in 2013 for when your moored "out in the sticks" for a while. Last dry-docked in 2014 when the motor and sail drive were renewed and new antifouling and anodes put on.


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Self contained cabin aft with double bed 1.9m x 1.3m and 1.9m headroom. Ensuite heads and shower. Up just two steps to the galley saloon. The dinette does convert into a double if need. Well equipped galley with cooking equipment and table set for six being left onboard (see photos). Forward again via a central corridor a separate heads and shower room. A double cabin with twin beds 1.9m x 0.70m and a forward cabin with double bed and cross bunk single.

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
DVD tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Passerelle tick
Bimini tick

1 anchors

Safety Equipment

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

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Bourgogne is pleased to offer this Nicols R1130 exhire boat for sale. A one owner boat since leaving hire and it shows. Thoughtful additions such as the instant gas water heater for if you are not cruising for a day or two. The rear deck extension providing shaded sitting out area. And an aire of well cared for attention outside and in. Not a new boat but one that has been well looked after by our vendors and one that should prove to be a good value comfortable canal & river cruiser for a couple with family or friends.
For more information and appointments to view, please contact Graham WHARMBY, your Boatshed broker at Boatshed Bourgogne.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Nicols Riviera 1130 Ex hire cruiser. Well modified has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham WHARMBY 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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