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Wide Beam 55

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Boat REF# 56330
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 16.46m (54'0")
Year 1987
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 2
Engine 2 x Diesel 65hp, Leyland Daf twin screw (1987)
Lying Medway Kent


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Extra Details

Lying Medway Kent


Engine 2 x Diesel 65hp
Engine make and model Leyland Daf twin screw (1987)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Fuel consumption (approx) 8.0 ltr (1.8 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


LOA 16.46m (54'0")
LWL 15.85m (52'0")
Beam 3.96m (13'0")
Draft Min 0.30m (1'0")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

steel construction of 6mm plate with welded seams, incorporating a round swim headed bow with a slighty rounded transom stern along the lines of a typical canal boat.


Total # of berths 2
No. of double berths 1
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick

You could easily accommodate a family on board with little hassle.

4 burner cooker

Deck Gear

Boathook tick
Davits tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

1 anchors
Note cockpit enclosure just being made.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 Electric)

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
A barge that actually has working engines!
The accomodation includes a covered cockpit with timber frame and timber hard top with perspex windows to front. There is a bespoke cockpit enclosure being made at the moment.
The pontoons offer electric and water points. gas is available on site.
The marina residents also have exclusive access to centrally heated showers, laundry facilities and disposal points.This is a wonderful friendly and secure site offering breathtaking views, security and value for money.

Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Wide Beam 55 has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Medway. 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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