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55ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £59,995

Clarice is a lovely well cared for one owner 55ft traditional style stern narrowboat. She has spacious two berth accommodation that can easily be extended to four with the addition of a sofa bed in the saloon. She was last out of the water for blacking in 2017 and benefitted from a full external repaint 6 years ago. The Boat Safety Certificate is valid until October 2021. She would make a versatile starter boat for cruising holidays, or as a compact live-aboard.

Background

55ft Trad stern narrow boat. Quality 10/6/4/4mm steelwork with side doors and a trad stern by Stoke-on-Trent Boatbuilding Ltd. High quality fit-out by Stoke-on-Trent Boatbuilding Ltd in light oak T&G and light oak faced plywood offering spacious 2 berth accommodation. Powered by a Beta Marine 38hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with twin alternators coupled to a PRM 150 gearbox.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 4 2 self draining well deck with 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 a mast at the bow.

Generic fixtures and fittings

The ceilings are lined with light oak tongue and groove trimmed with solid light oak. Cabin sides and hull sides are lined with light oak faced plywood all trimmed with solid light oak. All interior wood has been varnished. There are curtains or blinds to all windows. Flooring throughout is carpet except in the galley which has wood effect laminate.

Saloon 14ft 10in

Hardwood &8532; glazed front doors, open out onto the front deck with a box step down into the spacious open plan saloon. There is plenty of space for your own furniture, which could include a sofa bed to give 4 berths.

Fixed Furniture: 1 x low level corner cupboard.

Loose Furniture: Butterfly dining table with four folding chairs.

Other Features: 18 flat screen TV.

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

Lighting: 4 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 4 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 4 x 12v, LED wall lights.

Power: 6 x 240v sockets. 1 x TV aerial point.

Galley 7ft 7in

The walk through galley has custom built solid light oak cabinets. Worktops are laminate edge in oak.

Base units: 2 x double cupboards with drawers above. 1 x single cupboard with drawer above. 1 x single cupboard that extends in to the corner and has a drawer above. Oven housing. Fridge housing.

Wall Units: 1 x double wall cupboard with glazed doors.

Appliances: Vanette 4000/2, inset four burner gas hob. Vanette GG7000, built-in gas oven and grill. 12v, Inlander fridge with icebox. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer with chrome monobloc tap.

Lighting: 2 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally. 4 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Bathroom 6ft 6in x 4ft

The cabin shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Shower enclosure with a thermostatic mixer shower and a bi-folding glazed door. Vanity unit with inset wash basin, chrome taps and a cupboard beneath. Sealand Traveller pump-out toilet. Wall mounted bathroom cabinet. Shelves beside the shower.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper opening vent and privacy glass. 2 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.

Power: 1 x shaver point. 1 x extractor fan.

Corridor Lighting: 1 x porthole with top opening. 1x 12v LED ceiling light.

Bedroom 10ft 5in

Furniture: 4 fixed double bed with storage below. 2 x full height wardrobes. 1 x locker style over-bed cupboard. Storage step

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator with display shelf above.

Lighting: 2 x portholes with top openings. 3 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, LED reading lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Trad Area 3ft 6in and Stern 4ft

Aft of the bedroom is the rear trad area where the engine is housed under the lift up floor panels. All the electrical hardware for the running of the boat is also housed here.
Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch lead to the rear deck and steering position.

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

Specifications

BUILDER
Quality steelwork with side doors and a trad stern, light oak T & G fit-out to a traditional lay-out by Stoke-on-Trent Boatbuilders.

BUILD DETAILS
Built in 2001
Trad stern.
10/6/4/4mm.

INSULATION
Polystyrene insulation behind the cabin linings.

BALLAST
Concrete blocks beneath the floorboards.

DIMENSIONS
Overall Length: 55ft
Cabin Length: 42ft 10in
Width: 6ft 10in
Interior Headroom: 6ft 5in
Well Deck: 4ft 2in
Draught 2ft

WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES
Port side: 4 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 1 x porthole with top opening.
Starboard side: 3 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 2 x portholes with top openings. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally.
Front: Hardwood glazed front doors.
Rear: Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch.

GAS
2 x Propane cylinders housed in the bow locker, provide gas to the oven, grill and hob.

WATER
The 450 litre stainless steel water tank is located beneath the well deck. Water pump with pressure switch is located adjacent to the tank. Twin coil calorifier is heated by the
Webasto diesel fired boiler and/or the engine heat exchanger.

HEATING
Heating is provided by the Morso solid fuel stove in the
saloon and the Webasto diesel fired boiler running 3
radiators.

ELECTRICS
240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, 70/40 amp/hr driven alternators.
1 x 12v, 90 amp/hr engine start battery.
3 x 12v, 115 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
1kw Victron inverter/charger.
Battery Management System.

FIRE SAFETY
3 x Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket
1 x Carbon Monoxide Detector.

EXTERIOR FINISH
Full exterior repaint in 2014. The boat was last docked for blacking in 2017. The hull is protected by 4 anodes and a galvanic isolator.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS OF INVENTORY
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
owner.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The boat is powered by a Beta Marine 38hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a PRM 150 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 3 leisure batteries.

MOORING INFORMATION
Current moorings are 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.