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70ft x 12ft Unique Live-aboard Wide Beam £129,995

Pushmi-Pullu presents a fabulous opportunity to own a unique live-aboard spec floating apartment, based on a former trip boat. With a wonderfully light and airy interior in the forward areas of the boat and a lovely open plan saloon and galley area, this boat must be seen to be fully appreciated. She is fully equipped for a life afloat, including a washer/dryer, full size fridge freezer and range stove. She was last blacked in June 2020 and has a BSSC until October 2024.

Schematic plan of boat

Background

Quality 10mm/6mm/5mm/4mm steelwork by CT&P Fox with matching bow and stern decks, centre cockpit with top hatch and side doors access, two sets of large side doors with top hatches and hydraulic ramps to allow wheelchair access to the boat. Beautifully fitted by by CT&P Fox and the current owner in antique pine T&G to the ceilings painted ply with a mix of solid pine and light oak trims to the cabin sides and light oak faced ply and light oak trims to the hull sides . Mermaid Merlin 68hp marine diesel engine with a hydraulic propulsion system.

From the Bow

The 3 4 bow has a handrail and flag pole. There is an access hatch for the hydraulic systems that operate the propellor and rudders.

Generic Fixtures and Fittings

Antique pine T&G to the ceilings painted ply with a mix of solid pine and light oak trims to the cabin sides and light oak faced ply and light oak trims to the hull sides (the bathroom has laminate panels). All interior wood has been painted or varnished.The flooring is painted steel in the saloon and galley and has carpet elsewhere.

Corridor and Cloak Room 6ft 4 in x 2ft 6 in

Forward corridor and cloakroom with white suite comprising:

Suite: Large vanity unit with inset wash basin, chrome mixer tap and a cupboard beneath. Thetford cassette toilet.

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

Corridor Lighting: 4 x windows with top openings. 2x windows with side openings. 2 x skylights. 6 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 1 x 12v Halogen ceiling light.

Corridor Heating: 1 x central heating radiators.

Corridor Power: 2 x 240v sockets

Bedroom 17ft 6in x 7ft 6in

Spacious off corridor forward bedroom with ensuite bathroom.

Furniture: 4 6 double bed with bedside tables. Free standing double wardrobe. 1 x chest of drawers.

Other Features: Teknika flat screen TV with built in DVD player.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Lighting: 2 x windows with top openings. 2 x skylights. 10 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, Halogen ceiling lights.

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

Ensuite Bathroom 8ft 5in x 5ft

The ensuite bathroom has a white suite comprising:

Suite: a shower cubicle with mixer shower and curtain, vanity unit with inset basin, compressor pump-out toilet.

Heating: Chrome towel radiator.

Other Features: Wall mounted mirror.

Lighting: 1 x window with top opening and privacy glass. 4 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.

Engine Room and Cockpit 6ft 8in x 6ft

The engine room houses the Merlin engine, Beta Marine diesel generator and electrical equipment for the boat. A door from the engine room leads up to the open cockpit area. All the other usual hardware for the running of the boat is also housed in this area..

Lighting: 2 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.
Cockpit area with controls to pilot the boat both forwards and in reverse, including a monitor for bow and stern cameras.

Study/Snug 7ft 5in

Fixed Furniture: two wall mounted shelves. Storage cabinet.

Loose Furniture: Large leather sofa, that converts to a single berth. Free standing chest of drawers.

Other Features: 900W Tricity microwave.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Lighting: 2 x windows with top openings. 6 x 12v, ceiling lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Galley 11ft 10in

The large open plan galley has solid beech custom built cabinets with high gloss laminate black doors. Beech laminate worktops.

Base Units: 3 x single cupboards. 2 x large cupboards. Washing machine housing.

Wall Units: 1 x wall mounted open shelving unit. 1 x shelf with cup hooks below.

Loose Furniture: Free standing Cabinet with built in wine rack to cover the hydraulic ramp.

Appliances: Modern Stoves Condor solid fuel range stove with back boiler that provides cooking facilities, central heating and water heating. Full size 230V Hotpoint fridge freezer. Candy washer/dryer. 230v Maplin countertop halogen hob. Black composite sink and drainer with chrome Swans neck monobloc tap.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets, plus 4 x 240v sockets with built in USB ports.

Lighting: 1 x fixed porthole. 1 x set of steel side doors, with top hatch and hydraulically operated ramp. 8 x 12v, LED ceiling lights, 1 x 12v, halogen ceiling light.

Saloon 11ft 2in

Fixed Furniture: Two low level display shelves, with storage cupboard.

Loose Furniture: L-shaped leather sofa that converts to a double berth. Coffee table. Free standing cabinet to cover the hydraulic ramp.

Other Features: 52 flat screen TV.

Lighting: 1 x set of steel side doors, with top hatch and hydraulically operated ramp. 1 x skylight. 1 x fixed porthole. 7 x 12v, LED ceiling lights, 2 x 12v, halogen ceiling lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets. 1 x TV satellite point.

Headroom: from 6ft 3in to 5ft 11in

Stern 3ft 4in

The 3 4 stern has a handrail. There is an access hatch for the hydraulic systems that operate the propellor and rudders. The aft rudder is capable of being isolated and operated as a tiller.

Specifications

BUILDER
Quality steelwork by CT&P Fox . Fit-out by CT&P Fox and the current owner.

BUILD DETAILS
Built in 2002
Unique Wide Beam barge
12mm/6mm/5mm/4mm

INSULATION
Rockwell and Celotex insulation behind the cabin linings.

BALLAST
Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.

DIMENSIONS
Overall Length: 70
Cabin Length: 63 4
Width: 12
Interior Headroom: 6 4
Front Deck: 3 4
Cruiser Deck: 3 4
Draught Deck: 2 2
Air Draught: 6 9

WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES
Port side: 5 x windows with top openings. 1 x set of steel side doors, with top hatch and hydraulic ramp 1 x fixed porthole.
Starboard side: 5 x windows with top openings. 1 x set of steel side doors, with top hatch and hydraulic ramp. 1 x fixed porthole.
Front: Steel front doors wood lined internally.
Rear: Steel rear doors wood lined internally.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Mermaid Merlin 68hp marine diesel engine with a hydraulic propulsion system including two Parker P12 hydraulic motors fore and aft. The boat has propellors and rudders both at the bow and stern so she is capable of being cruised for long periods in either direction. The forward and aft rudders can be isolated from the hydraulic system and turned inwards to form a bow to aid cruising.

WATER
The 1,000 litre integral steel water tank is located beneath the galley floor. Water pump with pressure switch is located adjacent to the tank. The twin coil calorifier is heated by the Condor range boiler, engine heat exchanger and immersion heater.

HEATING
Heating via the Condor range boiler via 3 radiators and a towel rail, and also an Eberspacher warm air blower.

ELECTRICS
240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x engine driven alternators.
1 x Beta Marine disel generator
2 x 12v, engine/ generator start batteries.
4 x 12v, 130 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
3 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
Spark 3kw inverter
Sterling ProCharge Ultra battery charger.
5 x 260W roof mounted solar panels.

GAS
The boat is gas free.

FIRE SAFETY
3 x 6kg Dry Powder extinguishers
2 x 6kg Foam extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket
3 x Carbon Monoxide Detectors
2 x Smoke Alarms

EXTERIOR FINISH
The boat has been professionally painted. The hull is protected black bitumen and protected by 8 anodes.

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
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.