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Peter Nicholls Narrowboat 27ft

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Boat REF# 151646
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 8.23m (27'0")
Year 1978
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Engine 1 x Diesel 20hp, Lister Petter Alpha (2003)
Lying Uxbridge


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Extra Details

Designer Peter Nichols
Builder Peter Nichols
Lying Uxbridge
Fuel capacity 181.0 ltr (39.8 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 318.0 ltr (70.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 02/06/2003


Engine 1 x Diesel 20hp
Engine make and model Lister Petter Alpha (2003)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded

New Lister engine installed 2003 by P&S Marine - a highly rated local boatyard


LOA 8.23m (27'0")
LWL 7.92m (26'0")
Beam 2.08m (6'10")
Draft Min 0.60m (2'0")
Draft Max 0.80m (2'7")
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by:


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Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Bitumen finish

When it comes to Narrowboat hulls, Peter Nicholls is a name to be respected. This one has been cared for 30 years by two dedicated owners.

She has a generous foredeck and a trad stern.

Six new anodes 2003


Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Pressurised water system tick

From the trad stern their is a door and long hatch to a companionway with storage on one side.

There is a single large cabin with a kitchenette at one end.

There is a small solid fuel stove.

The kitchenette has sink, Paloma water heater and plenty of storage. (There is a four burner stove with grill and oven as well as fridge as well as a 12v Fridge which come with the boat but are not fitted)

There is a toilet compartment which has a cassette toilet and is part fitted for a shower. ( Waste and water supply in, shower tray and head to be fitted)

There is a small door leading to the front deck, where the gas locker is fitted.

4 burner gas cooker

Safety Equipment

Horn tick

BSS Cert to 2013

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Grand Union is pleased to offer this great little Peter Nicholls Narrowboat.

Just right for a day boat, weekender or holiday cruiser for a couple. She in need of a little TLC. She has a great recent engine fitted in 2003

An opportunity to start narrowboating on a great vessel at a very good price.

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

This Peter Nicholls Narrowboat 27ft 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. 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 may incidentally depict owners' personal property and are not intended to convey that these items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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