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58ft Trad Stern Narrowboat SOLD - £49,995

The Mary Evelyn is a well loved one owner 58ft trad stern narrowboat. She has clever four berth accommodation that easily be extended to six with the addition of a sofa bed in the saloon. The Boat Safety Certificate is valid until June 2021. The owner has undertaken a series of upgrades including a new Webasto boiler, new batteries and a new battery charger. The engine and gearbox have also just been serviced.

Schematic plan of boat


Quality 10/6/4mm steelwork with side doors and a trad stern by G and J Reeves with a new cratch and cover. Professional fit-out by Crown Narrowboats Ltd in white and light oak plywood panels with solid light oak trims offering versatile 4 berth accommodation. Powered by a Beta Marine 43hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with PRM 150 hydraulic gearbox. Vetus 55kgf bow-thruster.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 4 self draining well deck with steel locker/seats to either side and a fold down table. 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.

Generic Fixtures and Fittings

The ceilings are lined with white faced plywood with white trims. The cabin and hull sides are lined with light oak faced plywood trimmed with solid light oak. All interior wood has been varnished. Flooring throughout is wood effect laminate except in the bathroom which has ceramic floor tiles.

Saloon 9ft 11in

Hardwood glazed front doors open out onto the front deck with storage steps down into the saloon. There is space for the furniture of your choice.

Fixed Furniture: 2 x half height corner cabinets. Under gunwale bookcase. Additional cupboards between the saloon and bedroom that incorporate a clever fold out ironing board

Heating: Fin rads.

Power: 6 x 240v sockets. 1 x 12v socket. 1 x TV aerial point.

Lighting: 2 x fixed windows to either side of the front doors. 2 x windows with top hopper vents. 4 x 12v, ceiling lights.

Bedroom 9ft 11in

Furniture: Cleverly designed drop down 4 double bed. 1 x full height double wardrobe. 2 x double over-bed cupboards.

Heating: Fin rads.

Lighting: 1 window with top hopper vent. 4 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.

Shower Room 6ft 0in

The full width shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Fully tiled shower enclosure with a chrome thermostatic shower and glazed bii-folding doors. Vanity unit with inset wash basin, chrome mixer tap and cupboard beneath. Sealand pump-out toilet. Wall mounted mirror.

Heating: 1 x towel rail.

Lighting: 2 x portholes with top hopper vents and privacy glass. 3 x 12v, ceiling lights.

Storage: Full height storage beside the shower.

Galley 8ft 6in

The walk through galley has custom built solid oak units with granite effect laminate worktops edge in oak and ceramic tiled splash-backs.

Base units: 1 x double cupboard that extends into the corner. 2 x single cupboards. 2 x 3 drawer units. 1 x pull-out storage rack. Fridge housing. Cooker space.

Wall Units: 2 x single wall cupboards. Wall shelves.

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

Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper and slide vents. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally. 4 x 12v, ceiling lights.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets.

Dinette 6ft 5in

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

Loose Furniture: Oak table top with desmo leg

Lighting: 2 x windows with top hopper vents. 2 x 12v, ceiling lights.

Utility 2ft 0in

Aft of the dinette is the compact utility area.

Fixed Furniture: Washing machine housing. Wall shelves.

Appliances: Candy washer/dryer.

Lighting: 2 x 12v, ceiling lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Rear Trad Area 4ft 9in and Stern 3ft 6in

Aft of the utility is the trad area housing the engine under the lift up floor panels and all other electrical equipment for running the boat.
Steel rear doors, wood panelled internally with sliding roof hatch lead to the rear deck.

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

Other Features: Taff seats.


Quality steelwork with trad stern by G and J Reeves. Professional fit-out by Crown Narrowboats.

Built in 2003.
Trad stern.

Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.

Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.

Overall Length: 58
Cabin Length: 46 6
Width: 6 10
Interior Headroom: 6 4
Well Deck: 4
DraughtNot Stated

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

The boat is powered by a Beta Marine 43hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a PRM 150 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.

Vetus 55kgf bow-thruster with controls at the stern.

The 150 gallon 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 is provided by the Webasto diesel fired boiler running fin rads and a towel rail.

240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, engine start battery.
4 x 12v, 120 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.(new 2021)
Mastervolt 2kw inverter.
Dometic Power battery charger.(new 2021)
Battery Management system.
Dometic Travel Power generator

2 x 13kg Propane cylinders housed in the bow locker, provide gas to the cooker.

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

The exterior paintwork is faded and the owner has undertaken to polish the boat exterior before sale. The boat was last docked for blacking in 2018. 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.

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.