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60ft Semi-Trad Stern Narrowboat £69,995

Whitetail is a truly stunning live-aboard spec semi-trad narrowboat. She is a one-owner boat that has been very well maintained. The boat was last out of the water in August 2019, when she was blacked and had 4 new anodes (she has a total of 10 anodes, including 2 removable ones amidships!) The BSSC is valid until July 2021.


60ft Cruiser stern narrow boat. Stylish 10/6/5/5mm steelwork with Birmingham square hull, double skin cockpit, side doors and a semi-trad stern by the XR & D. Beautiful owner fit-out to a professional standard in light oak & ash faced plywood panels with solid oak trims offering 4 berth accommodation to a reverse lay-out. Powered by a Beta Marine 43hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with PRM 150 D2 hydraulic gearbox. Bow-thruster tube fitted.
BSSC to July 2021.

From the Bow

From the bow which has a storage locker, there is a 5 5 self draining well deck with steel locker/seats to either side. There is a hardwood cratch frame with windows to the front and a vinyl cover. The stainless steel water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler. The headlamp is mounted on the front of the cratch frame.

Generic fixtures and fittings

The ceilings are lined with light oak & ash faced plywood trimmed with solid oak. The cabin and hull sides are lined with oak faced plywood trimmed with solid oak. All interior wood has been varnished . Flooring throughout is oak planking except to the galley and bathroom which have vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 10′ 3″

Steel front doors, wood lined internally open out onto the front deck with storage steps down into the bedroom.

Furniture: 4 6 extending double bed with storage space below. 2 x wardrobes, both with drawers in the base. 1 x double over-bed cupboard.

Heating: 2 x central heating radiators with shelves above.

Lighting: 2 x fixed portholes. 1 x Houdini hatch. 2 x 12v, ceiling lights.

Power: 1 x 240v socket.

Shower room 6′8″ x 4′

The cabin shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Quadrant shower enclosure with a chrome thermostatic shower and glazed doors. Vanity unit with inset porcelain wash basin, chrome mixer tap and cupboards beneath and to the side. Jabsco electric pump-out toilet. Wall mounted mirror.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Lighting: 1 x fixed porthole with privacy glass. 2 x 12v, ceiling lights, one with extractor fan.

Power: 1 x shaver point.

Corridor Lighting: 1 x fixed porthole. 1 x 12v, ceiling light

Saloon 9′ 9″

Fixed Furniture: 1 x low level cabinet. 1 x wall mounted shelving unit.

Loose Furniture: 1 x leather swivel/recline armchair with matching foot stool.

Heating: Aarrow solid fuel stove set on a tiled hearth and surround. 1 x central heating radiator with shelf above.

Other Features: 19 Cello 12v, flat screen TV with built in DVD player.

Lighting: 2 x fixed portholes. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally. 2 x 12v, ceiling lights.

Power: 7 x 12v sockets. 4 x USB ports. 1 x TV aerial point.

Dinette 6′ 5″

Fixed Furniture: L shaped dinette with padded seats. There is storage space beneath the seats. The dinette converts into a double berth.

Loose Furniture: Oak table top with desmo leg

Lighting: 1 x Houdini hatch. 2 x fixed portholes. 1 x 12v, ceiling light.

Galley 8′ 3″

The walk through galley has custom built solid oak units with reconstituted stone and splash-backs.

Base units: 2 x double cupboards that extend into the corners. Washing machine housing. Fridge housing. Cooker space. Oven housing. Rear cupboard housing the electrics, control panel and a drawer. Rear storage cupboard with two drawers

Wall Units: 1 x double locker style wall cupboard. 1 x single wall cupboard.

Appliances: Stoves DIT 500 slot in gas oven and grill with a glazed lid/splash-back. Shoreline, 12v fridge with ice box. Candy washer/dryer. Inset composite sink and drainer with chrome monobloc tap.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator with shelf above.

Lighting: 2 x fixed portholes. 2 x 12v, ceiling lights. 1 x Bulls-eye skylight in rear hatch.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Semi-trad deck and Stern

Steel rear doors, wood panelled internally with sliding roof hatch lead to the semi-trad deck where the engine is housed under the lift up floor panels. There are steel locker/seats to either side of the semi-trad deck. Steel stern doors lead to the rear deck and steering position.

Controls: The single lever engine control is on the port side just inside the stern doors.

Other Features: Rear tonneau cover.


Quality steelwork with semi-trad stern by XR & D. Owner fit-out to a professional standard in oak & ash faced plywood.

Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.

Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.

Overall Length: 60
Cabin Length: 41 7
Width: 6 10
Interior Headroom: 6 4
Well Deck: 5 5
Draught 2

Port side: 5 x fixed portholes.
Starboard side: 5 x fixed portholes. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally.
Front: Steel front doors, wood lined internally.
Rear: Steel rear doors, wood panelled internally with sliding roof hatch. Steel stern doors.
Roof: 2 x Houdini hatches. 1 x Bulls-eye skylight in the rear hatch.

2 x 6kg Propane cylinders housed in the aft locker, provide gas to the cooker.

The 200 gallon stainless steel water tank is located beneath the well deck. Water pump with pressure switch is located beneath the front step. Twin coil calorifier is heated by the
Webasto diesel fired boiler, 240v emersion heater and/or the engine heat exchanger.

Heating is provided by the solid fuel stove in the saloon and the Webasto diesel fired boiler running 5 radiators.

240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, 175/200 amp/hr engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, engine start battery.
4 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
Victron 12/25 Blue Power battery charger.
Battery Management system.
4 x 100w solar panels with a PWM Solar Charger

3 x 1kg Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket
2 x Smoke Alarms
2 x Carbon Monoxide Detector

The boat was professionally painted when built. The boat was last docked for blacking in August 2019. The hull is protected by 10 anodes, 4 renewed in 2019 and a galvanic
isolator. 2 of the anodes are removable.

Bow-thruster tube fitted.

The boat comes equipped with a normal cruising inventory including a full set of ropes and fenders. Any additional items not listed must be negotiated separately with the

The boat is powered by a Beta Marine 43hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a PRM 150 D2 hydraulic gearbox with 2: 1 reduction, turning the propeller. The exhaust is lagged, silenced and vents out from under the side deck.
The engine powers twin 12v alternators to charge the start battery and the 4 leisure batteries.

Current moorings available by separate negotiation.


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PLEASE NOTE: The information contained in this brochure is based on our own inspection and information provided by the owner and is intended as a sales aid only to assist you to decide whether you would like to move to the next stage and view the boat for yourself. Measurements can only be taken as approximate. Nothing contained herein constitutes a contract or offer. This is not a survey. We always recommend that a full survey is carried out prior to purchase.