Peniche Freycinet Residential Barge

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€350,000.00 (Approx £306,990.61)

38.94m (127'9")



Underwater profile


1 x Diesel 150hp, BAUDOIN DK6 (1955)

Isle de France South of Paris

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Extra Details

Lying Isle de France South of Paris
Fuel capacity 3,500.0 ltr (770.0 G) Total - 3 Tanks
Water capacity 600.0 ltr (132.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 20/07/2017


Engine 1 x Diesel 150hp
Engine make and model BAUDOIN DK6 (1955)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blades
Fuel consumption (approx) 10.0 ltr (2.2 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4.3 knots
Max speed (approx) 8.1 knots
Generator output 3KVA
Engine spares tick

Baudoin DK6 main engine. Air start. Our vendor informs us that fuel burn is 10l/hr @ 8km/hr and 32l/hr @ 15km/hr
Portable 3Kva generator (never been used!)


LOA 38.94m (127'9")
Beam 5.06m (16'7")
Draft Min 0.50m (1'8")
Draft Max 0.60m (2'0")
Airdraft 4.40m (14'5")
Displacement 400,000kg (882,000.0lbs)
Headroom 2.50m (8'2")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power,


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish 2 pack finish

French trading Spit barge built of riveted steel in 1955 by Plaquet at their French site in Mortagne du Nord. Our vendors traded the vessel for twenty years before converting her to a comfortable home that has retained original lines.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 4
Handbasin 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
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
Fresh water wash tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick
Dishwasher tick
Washing Machine tick
Dryer tick

From the stern the boatmans cabin is accessed from the wheelhouse and has retained its original charm and comprises a kitchen / saloon, a bedroom with a 190 x 125 bed and a shower room /WC. A real self-contained appartement independent of the rest of the barge. The hold has been converted to very comfortable accommodation with 2.5m headroom & plenty of natural light. Main entrance gives access to a hall way on the starboard side. Moving aft is the spacious well equipped kitchen / dining area followed by the lounge. Practical, comfortable & homely, take a good look at the videos photos & VR this is a remarkable conversion beautifully maintained. Aft of the lounge is a double guest bedroom. In the entrance hall is the main bathroom with hydro-massage shower and Jacuzzi style bath. The WC is separate just forward and stairs to the terrace deck. Forward to port is an office with sofa bed & to starboard a bedroom with double bed. Forward again to the laundry room and then on to the workshop. All well equipped and well fitted out.
The whole boat is heated by radiators fired by a diesel boiler which also provides hot water. Water comes from the mains but can also be taken from the water tanks whilst cruising. Deck wash is by filtered river water. The boat is insulated by Rockwool (16mm in the roof & 10mm in the sides).

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Video tick
WiFi Booster tick

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Passerelle tick

Manual windlass
3 anchors
80.00m (262'6") of chain
100.00m (328'1") of warp
dinghy (unknown year)
(Hard Dinghy)
Foredeck equipped with traditional barge windlass attached to 2 x 250kg ancors each with 40m chain. Traditional steel barge dinghy

Safety Equipment

Carbon Monoxide detector tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick
Security Alarm tick

5 bilge pumps (0 manual / 4 Electric)

Monoxide detector (in boatmans cabin)
3 bilge pumps all connected to light & sound alarms
3 horseshoe bouys
2 automatic life vests
4 standard life vests
Petrol engine driven water pump and portable electric pump

Broker's Comments

Live aboard barge for sale in France. Boatshed Paris is pleased to offer this Residential Freycinet barge for sale on the River Seine up stream of Paris. Owned and operated as a commercial barge by our vendor and since transformed into a comfortable floating cruising home by them this is an barge which shows the knowhow of a working bargee and the standard of care and maintenance that a caring professional has taken throughout his many years of ownership. Certificat Communautaire (TRIWV) valid to 18/7/2027 this is an opportunity not to be missed if you are looking for a traditional looking vessel that has all the comforts of home. Moored on a VNF residential mooring within easy access of Paris (RER & Autoroute). Our vendor commuted daily for many years before retiring! Cost of the mooring is currently just 210€ per month. Just look at the photos, videos & VR!! It is a real pleasure to offer such a well converted, well maintained barge for sale. If you are seeking a pieds-à-terre near Paris or a beautifully maintained cruising barge this HAS to be on your visit list. For further information and appointments to view, please contact Pascal GAETAN, your Boatshed broker at Boatshed Paris
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Peniche Freycinet Residential 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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