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Wide Beam 53 Mooring Available

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16.07m (52'9")



Underwater profile


1 x Diesel 43hp, BETA MARINE (1996)

Canal du Midi


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Extra Details

Lying Canal du Midi
Fuel capacity 540.0 ltr (118.8 G) Total - 4 Tanks
Water capacity 1,100.0 ltr (242.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 03/06/2004


Engine 1 x Diesel 43hp
Engine make and model BETA MARINE (1996)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade prop
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots
Generator output 6KVA

Beta marine 43hp diesel engine and Beta Marine 6Kva generator.


LOA 16.07m (52'9")
Beam 3.20m (10'6")
Draft Min 0.70m (2'4")
Draft Max 0.70m (2'4")
Airdraft 2.75m (9'0")
Displacement 18,000kg (39,690.0lbs)
Headroom 1.95m (6'5")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power,, generator


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Bitumen finish

Steel wide beam cruiser by Hancock & Lane built in 1979 last surveyed in June 2004 and last dry dock in 2011 for anodes and blacking.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick
Washing Machine tick

Large shower a & toilet with radiator central heating.
Central heating to radiators throughout. Hot water from engine heat exchanger plus immersion heater. Wood burner for cosy evenings. Lots of work surface in a well equipped kitchen. Two fridges a full cooker with grill and oven plus a microwave and a washing machine for a complete domestic inventory. Main cabin currently fitted with two single cross beds but easily converted back to a double bed cabin. Dinette transforms to occasional double as does the bed settee in the lounge. Door from lounge opens onto front well deck. Outside space is huge with cruiser stern and upper deck terrace with wheel steering from Fly bridge.

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

VHF tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Video tick
DVD tick

Deck Gear

Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick

Manual windlass
1 anchors
8.00m (26'3") of chain

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Wide beam for sale in France. A 16 metre river cruiser Hancock & Lane in need of small repairs, general maintenance and painting of topside and hull.

She is well equipped, spacious and has lots of outdoor deck space protected by a bimini and aft deck canopy. Would make a good live aboard. Lying in a quiet mooring on the Canal du Midi near Narbonne.
For more information or organise a visit, please contact James Hebden, your local broker at Boatshed Midi Canals.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Wide Beam 53 Mooring Available has been personally photographed and viewed by James Hebden of Boatshed Midi Canals. 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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