Peniche Freycinet Live Aboard Barge

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250,000.00 (Approx £216,538.33)

38.90m (127'8")



Underwater profile


1 x Diesel 165hp, GM type 671 (1975)

Paris area

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Extra Details

Builder DE WACHTER TE BOOM (Belgique)
Lying Paris area
Fuel capacity 4,200.0 ltr (924.0 G) Total - 4 Tanks
Water capacity 4,000.0 ltr (880.0 G) Total - 4 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 15/03/2010


Engine 1 x Diesel 165hp
Engine make and model GM type 671 (1975)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blades
Fuel consumption (approx) 20.0 ltr (4.4 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 5.4 knots
Generator output 5.5KVA

Diesel General Motors type 671 main engine 165 Hp from 1975
cons. around 20L/h at a speed of 8 km/h
2 start batteries
4 domestic batteries
charges by engine, shore power, generator
charger inverter
5KVA generator
Old lister generator on board need checking


LOA 38.90m (127'8")
Beam 5.07m (16'8")
Draft Min 1.20m (3'11")
Draft Max 1.00m (3'3")
Airdraft 4.10m (13'5")
Headroom 2.50m (8'2")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish 2 pack finish

SPIT type Péniche Freycinet barge built in 1948 inn the Belgium yard De Wachter.
Hull completely doubled in 2010.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 4
Handbasin 2
Shower 2
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick
Dishwasher tick
Washing Machine tick

Our current owner has transformed this barge into a live aboard floating home.
From the wheelhouse on the aft deck, we access to the boatsman' cabin with its shiny featured wood panels and doors, currently used as an office with a double berth (110x190) in an alcove and a good headroom of 2.05m.Going forward and down few steps is the main living area. On the start board a double berth cabin (160x190) and just after a bath tub and sink room followed b y a separate macerator heads. A 1000L of black water is installed on board but this heads is not yet connected to it.
Opposite there is an utility room with heating unit and space for drying the laundry. L
Following is a large saloon open galley area with a bar table, further another utility room with washing machine, dishwasher, oven all hidden.
Following after a water tight door, another double berth cabin ( 140 x 190 cm) with heads, shower and basin.
Forward in the fore pick, the ex deckhand cabin with alcove double berth (110x190) with all features and traditional furnitures and decoration.

Heating and hot water produced by a diesel heating unit system.
River water is filtered and stocked in 4 tanks (1000L each).
Shore power for main power and a MECAFER 5KVA generator.
An old lister generator is on board by need checking.
Companionway from port side door and staircase down to the galley area.

Huge terrasse to entertain.

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Navigation lights tick
TV tick

max airdraft is 4.10M with wheelhouse up, collapsing the wheelhouse to make a lower airdraft of 3.65m

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Passerelle tick

Manual windlass
3 anchors
80.00m (262'6") of chain
80.00m (262'6") of warp
Thury dinghy (unknown year)
windlass manually actioned on the fore deck.
motorised windlass on the deck but never used.
2 anchors (250Kg each with 40m long chains.
Aft deck, another anchor (150kg and 40m of cables) and actioned by a manual windlass.
2 x40M long mooring warps
THURY steel dinghy on a hoist (aft deck)
hull protected both sides by wood fenders.
max air draft is 4.10m with wheelhouse up, collapsing the wheelhouse to make a lower air draft of 3.65m

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick

3 bilge pumps (0 manual / 3 Electric)

monoxyde detector in the galley
3 electric bilge pumps
12 life jackets (of 2 automatic)

Broker's Comments

Live aboard barge for sale in France. Boatshed Paris is happy to offer this comfortable and cruising Freycinet barge for sale in Paris area with CERTIFICAT COMMUNAUTAIRE valid until 2020.
A comfortable cruising home for 8 persons with more room to create extra cabins as all the interior panels and headlining are mobiles to facilitate the access to piping and electric cables.

Hull completely doubled in 2010, engine regularly maintained.

Mooring in a secure and quiet port could be transferred by agreement with the port manager. Free car park.
ideal for a family as a cruising or static live aboard barge in Paris area closed on the way to Normandy or a comfortable pieds à terre.

For more information or organise a visit, please contact Pascal GAETAN, your local broker at Boatshed Paris.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Peniche Freycinet Live Aboard Barge has been personally photographed and viewed by Pascal GAETAN of Boatshed Paris. 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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