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55ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat SOLD - £44,995

Mimi is a 55ft former Black Prince hire boat built by the respected builder Reeves in 2002. This boat is ideal for someone looking for a go anywhere boat, with 2 separate cabin bedrooms. She offers comfortable 6 berth accommodation and has benefitted from a recent exterior and interior refresh. The boat was last out of the water in July 2020 for blacking when she also had a full professional repaint. A full survey report from June 2020 is also available.

Schematic plan of boat

Background

Quality 10/6/4mm steelwork by G & J Reeves with a cruiser stern and Taff rail. Professional fit-out by G & J Reeves in textured vinyl coated ply with solid mahogany trims to a two bedroom traditional layout offering comfortable 4-6 berth accommodation for Black Prince. Powered by a Isuzu 38hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with Hurth H5W125H gearbox.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 4 5 open self draining well deck with a bench seat to the port side and a locker/seat to starboard side. The water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler. The headlamp is mounted on the front bulkhead.

Generic Fixtures and Fittings

The ceilings and cabin sides are lined with textured, vinyl coated ply trimmed with solid mahogany. Hull sides are lined with ply covered in carpet. All interior wood has been varnished. There are curtains or blinds to all windows. Flooring throughout is new wood effect laminate.

Saloon 7ft 10in

UPVC double glazed front doors, open out onto the front deck with steps down into the saloon.

Fixed Furniture: 2 x newly upholstered fixed two settees with storage beneath. The settees convert into a double berth. 1 x half height open cabinet with built in JVC CD/radio player.

Loose Furniture: 1 x dining table with folding legs.

Other Features: 23 Technica flat screen TV.

Lighting: 2 x Worcester S type windows with drop back openings. 2 x fixed windows to the front bulkhead. 1 x 12v, ceiling light. 2 x 12v, wall lights.

Power: 1 x 12v socket. 1 x TV aerial point.

Galley 6ft

The compact U shaped galley has custom built units with wood effect laminate door and drawer fronts. Worktops are red marble effect laminate.

Base units: 2 x single cupboards, one with drawer above. 2 x cubby holes in the galley. Cubby holes in the corridor. Cooker space. Fridge housing.

Wall Units: Various shelves with fiddle rails.

Appliances: Stoves Newhome slot in gas cooker with oven & grill. 12v, Frigidaire fridge with ice box. Inset stainless sink and drainer with a chrome monobloc tap.

Lighting: 2 x Worcester S type windows with drop back openings. 2 x 12v, ceiling lights.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Bedroom One 7ft 11in

Furniture: Fixed double bed with storage below. 1 x full height wardrobe. 1 x over-bed shelf. 1 x cubby hole.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Other Features: Full length wall mounted mirror.

Lighting: 2 x Worcester S type windows with drop back openings. 1 x 12v, ceiling light. 2 x 12v, reading lights.

Shower Room 6ft 4in

The cabin shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Shower cubicle with thermostatic mixer shower and a shower curtain. Vanity unit with inset wash basin, mixer tap and a cupboard beneath. Jabsco macerating pump-out toilet. Full height shelves beside the shower. Wall mounted vanity mirror.

Lighting: 1 x Worcester S type window with drop back opening and privacy glass. 1 x 12v, LED ceiling light.

Power: 1 x 12v shaver point.

Corridor Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Corridor Lighting: 1 x 12v, LED ceiling light.

Corridor Storage: Full height cupboard with shelving.

Bedroom Two 9ft 5in

Furniture: 2 x fixed single beds, one with storage below. The beds can be converted into a double bed. Shelving. 1 x full height wardrobe. 1 x cupboard. Electrics cupboard.

Lighting: 2 x Worcester S type windows with drop back openings. 2 x 12v, ceiling lights. 3 x 12v, wall lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Cruiser Deck and Stern 7ft 7in

Steel doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch lead from the aft bedroom to the cruiser deck and steering position. The engine is housed under the lift up floor panels.

Controls: The column mounted single lever engine control is on the port side.

Other Features: Steel Taff rail with seat.

Specifications

BUILDER
Quality steelwork with cruiser stern by GJ Reeves. Fit-out in textured vinyl coated ply by GJ Reeves for Black Prince to a two bedroom lay-out.

BUILD DETAILS
Built in 2002.
Cruiser stern.
10/6/4mm

INSULATION
Polystyrene insulation behind the cabin linings.

BALLAST
Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.

DIMENSIONS
Overall Length: 55
Cabin Length: 42 3
Width: 6 10
Interior Headroom: 6 5
Well Deck: 4 5
Draught 2

WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES
Port side: 4 x Worcester S type windows with drop back openings
Starboard side: 5 x Worcester S type windows with drop back openings
Front: UPVC double glazed front doors. 2 x fixed windows.
Rear: Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The boat is powered by a Isuzu 38hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to Hurth H5W125H gearbox with 2: 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.

WATER
The 600 litre 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 Eberspacher diesel fired boiler and/or the engine heat exchanger.

HEATING
Heating is provided by the Eberspacher diesel fired central heating boiler running 3 radiators.

ELECTRICS
240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
1 x 12v, engine driven alternator.
1 x 12v, engine start battery.
4 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
1200w Parkside portable inverter.
Sterling Power Products battery charger.

GAS
2 x 13kg Propane cylinders housed in the bow locker, provide gas to the hob, oven and grill.

FIRE SAFETY
3 x Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket
EXTERIOR FINISH
The boat was professionally repainted in July 2020. The boat was last docked for blacking in July 2020. 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.

MOORING INFORMATION
Current moorings are not available.

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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.