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60ft Semi-Trad Stern Narrowboat SOLD - £44,995

"Valour" is a beautifully presented live-aboard spec narrowboat, by Alexander Boatbuilders and Blue Haven Marine. She has been a shared ownership boat from new (the syndicate started out with the Challenger management company before becoming privately managed). She was last out of the water for hull blacking in September 2019 when she also benefitted from a professional repaint (apart from the roof). Boat Safety Certificate valid until August 2024 and 2018 hull survey.

Schematic plan of boat


60ft Semi-Trad stern narrow boat. Quality steelwork believed to be 10mm/6mm/6mm/4mm by Alexander Boatbuilders with side doors and a semi-trad stern. Stylish fit-out by Blue Haven Marine offering comfortable 6 berth accommodation. Powered by a Nanni Type 4200KC 42hp, 4 cylinder diesel engine coupled to a PRM 150 hydraulic gearbox.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 4 10 open self draining well deck with storage box. The water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler. There is a wooden cratch frame with window to the front and a vinyl cover. The headlamp is mounted on the cratch board.

Generic fixtures and fittings

The ceilings are lined with crown cut oak panels with solid African walnut trims, the cabin sides are lined with Murasade paper covered panels with solid walnut trims. The hull sides are lined carpet. There are curtains or blinds to all windows. Flooring throughout is carpet except in the galley, bathroom and the rear of the bedroom which have wood effect laminate.

Saloon 12ft

Steel, glazed front doors, oak panelled internally open out onto the front deck with storage steps down into the saloon.

Fixed Furniture: 1 x full height wardrobe. 1 x half height corner cupboard. 1 x bookcase. 1 x fixed raised sofa bed with desmo sockets for a small and large table, that converts into a double berth.

Heating: Solid fuel stove set on a tiled hearth. 1 x central heating radiator.

Other Features: 22in flat screen TV, radio/CD player.

Lighting: 2 x windows with slide openings. 3 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 3 x 12v, LED wall lights.

Power: 1 x 240v socket. 1 x TV aerial.

Dinette 6ft 9in

Raised Pullman style dinette with padded bench seats which have storage space below. The dinette converts into a double berthHeating: Fin rad.

Lighting: 2 x large windows with slide openings. 4 x 12v, ceiling lights.

Galley 7ft

The u-shaped galley has custom built cabinets in solid oak and mahogany. Laminate worktops with ceramic tiled cabin sides.

Base units: 1 x double cupboard and 1 x single cupboard. 1 x 3 drawer unit. Full height oven housing with cupboard above and fridge housing below.

Wall Units: Wall shelves. Microwave housing.

Appliances: Vanette GG7000 eye-level oven and grill. Vanette 4000/2, inset four burner gas hob. 12v, Lec fridge with ice box. Matsui, 800w microwave. Inset, stainless steel sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap.

Lighting: 1 x window with slide opening. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally, painted with roses and castles, with roof hatch and side steps. 2 x 12v, ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, under cupboard lights.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets.

Shower Room 6ft x 4ft

The cabin shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Fully tiled shower enclosure with thermostatic mixer shower and bi-fold glazed door. Vanity unit with large ceramic wash basin, chrome mixer tap and a cupboard beneath. Dometic Sealand pump-out toilet. Wall mounted cabinet with mirror door.

Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper opening and privacy glass. 3 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.

Heating: 1 x radiator.

Corridor Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper opening. 1 x 12v, LED ceiling light.

Bedroom 11ft

Spacious rear cabin/bedroom where the electrical hardware for the boat are also housed.

Furniture: 4ft 6in extending domestic sized double bed with storage cupboards and waste tank underneath. 1 x full height wardrobe. Electric cupboard. Wall mounted shelf above the bed. Rear storage steps.
Corner vanity unit with large ceramic wash basin, chrome mixer tap and a cupboard beneath.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Lighting: 2 x large windows with slide openings. 2 x 12v, ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, reading lights.

Power: 1 x 240v socket.

Semi-Trad deck 4ft and Stern 3ft 4in

Steel rear doors oak panelled internally with sliding roof hatch lead onto the semi-trad deck where there are access panels to the engine and batteries. There are steel locker/seats to either side of the semi-trad deck. Steel stern doors, wood panelled internally and traditionally decorated lead to the rear deck and steering position.

Other Features: Removable tonneau cover with zipped access panel over the semi-trad deck.

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


Quality steelwork with a trad stern by Alexander Boatbuilders. Stylish professional fit-out by Blue Haven Marine.

Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.

Concrete blocks beneath the floorboards.

Overall Length: 60ft
Cabin Length: 43ft 1in
Width: 6ft 10in
Interior Headroom: 6ft 5in
Well Deck: 4ft 10in
Draught 2ft 2in

Port side: 4 x windows with side openings. 1 x window with top hopper opening.
Starboard side: 3 x windows with side openings. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally. 1 x window with
top hopper opening.
Front: Steel glazed front doors, wood lined internally.
Rear: Steel rear doors wood lined internally, with sliding roof hatch.

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

The 450 litre stainless steel water tank is housed beneath the well deck. Water pump with pressure switch and
accumulator is located adjacent to the tank. Twin coil calorifier heated by the engines heat exchanger and/or the
Alde gas fired central heating boiler.

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

240v circuit from landline with RCD.
240v landline socket
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, engine start battery.
4 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
Dakar Combi 2.5kw inverter/charger.
Adverc Battery management system.

3 x 1kg Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket
2 x Carbon Monoxide Detectors.
1 x Smoke Alarm

The boat was repainted in 2019. The boat was last docked for blacking in July 2019. The hull is protected by 4 anodes.

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.

The boat is powered by a 42hp Nanni Type 4200KC, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a PRM 150
hydraulic gearbox with 3: 1 reduction, turning the propeller. The exhaust is lagged, silenced and vents out from under
the side deck.
The engine powers a 12v alternator to charge the start battery and the 4 leisure batteries.

A.R.Peachment engine driven hydraulic bow thruster

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.