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60ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £52,000

Kiwi is a handsome 2008 60ft live-aboard spec trad stern narrow boat. She offers well planned and beautifully constructed 3 berth accommodation (easily extended to 5 berths) that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use. There is a cratch and cover to the front, two pigeon boxes and two sets of side doors. Kiwi has been repainted by the owner in stages over 2019 and 2020. The boat was last docked for blacking in September 2018. The BSSC is valid until October 22

Schematic plan of boat

Background

Quality 10/6/6/4mm steelwork by Measham Boats with two sets of side doors, two pigeon boxes, cratch with cover and a trad stern. Recessed panels at the rear. Fitted-out by Measham Boats and the first owner in mix of painted ply and light oak faced ply with solid light oak trims and pine T&G, offering 3 berth accommodation that can easily be extended to 5 by the addition of a sofa bed in the saloon. Powered by a Beta Marine 43hp, marine diesel engine with Newage PRM 150 D2 hydraulic gearbox in an insulated case.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 4 11 self draining well deck with locker seats to either side. There is a wooden 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 the front of the cratch frame.

Generic Fixtures and Fittings

The ceilings are lined with light oak faced ply and solid light oak trims. The cabin sides are lined with painted ply and light oak trims and the hull sides are lined with pine T&G. All interior wood has been varnished or painted. There are curtains or blinds to all windows. The flooring is laid with carpet tiles throughout apart from the bathroom which has vinyl flooring.

Saloon 11ft 3in

Steel, wood lined glazed front doors, open out onto the front deck with removable steps down into the open plan saloon.

Fixed Furniture: 1 corner cabinet. Wall mounted shelves. Wall mounted TV unit with shelves.

Loose Furniture: 1 x two seat sofa.

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

Other Features: JVC 32 flat screen TV. Philips Freeview Receiver.

Lighting: 2 x windows with top hopper openings. 1 x pigeon box. 6 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, LED wall lights.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets. 1 x 12v socket. 1 x TV aerial point.

Galley 11ft

The walk through galley has custom built wooden units and wood effect laminate doors. Worktops are marble effect laminate with ceramic tiled splash-backs.

Base units: 2 x double cupboards. 1 x single cupboard. 1 x corner cupboard. 1 x pull out spice rack. 1 x 3 drawer unit. Oven housing. Fridge housing and separate freezer housing. Washing machine housing.

Wall Units: 1 x shelving unit housing the microwave.

Appliances: New IQ slot in domestic sized gas cooker. 12v, Shoreline fridge. Hoover washing machine and microwave. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer with a chrome Swans neck monobloc tap and additional drinking water tap. Space to add freezer or additional fridge.

Lighting: 2 x windows with top hopper and slide openings. 1 x fixed porthole with privacy glass. 1 x set of steel side doors, glazed and wood lined internally. 1 x prism ceiling light. 4 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 1 x 12v, LED under cupboard light.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets.

Bedroom 7ft

Furniture: Across the boat 5ft double bed with storage below. 1 x wall mounted shelf. 1 x over-bed shelf. 1 x overbed range of cupboards.

Lighting: 2 x portholes with top hopper openings. 1 x 12v, LED ceiling light. 2 x 12v, LED under cupboard lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets. 1 x 12v sockets.

Shower Room 5ft 9in x 4ft

The wet room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Thermostatic mixer shower. Wall mounted corner wash basin with chrome mixer tap. Thetford Porta Potti cassette toilet. Wall mounted shelf.

Heating: 1 x white towel rail.

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

Corridor Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Corridor Lighting: 1 x set of steel side doors, glazed and wood lined internally with top hatch.

Rear Cabin 11ft 2in

The rear cabin houses the engine in an insulated case and all the electrical equipment for the boat.

Furniture: Work-table and shelf above the engine casing. Two seat fixed bench seat that can be used as a single berth. Low level shelf unit. Full height open cupboard and wardrobe.

Lighting: 4 x portholes with top hopper openings. 1 x set of steel rear doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch. 1 x pigeon box. 3 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, LED wall lights.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets. 1 x 12v socket.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Stern 3ft 4in

Steel rear doors wood lined internally and extra long 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 by Measham Boats. Fitted by Measham Boats and first owner.

BUILD DETAILS
Built in 2008.
Trad stern.
10/6/4mm

INSULATION
Sprayfoam insulation behind the cabin linings.

BALLAST
Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.

DIMENSIONS
Overall Length: 60
Cabin Length: 46 2
Width: 6 10
Interior Headroom: 6 6
Well Deck: 4 11
Draught: 2

WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES
Port side: 1 x window with top opening. 1 x window with top and side openings. 3 x portholes with top openings. 1 x fixed porthole. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally.
Starboard side: 1 x window with top opening. 1 x window with top and side openings. 3 x portholes with top openings. 1 x fixed porthole. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally with top hatch.
Front: Steel glazed front doors, wood lined.
Rear: Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch.
Roof: 2 x Pigeon boxes.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The boat is powered by a Beta Marine 43hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a Newage PRM 150 D2 gearbox with 2: 1 reduction, turning the propeller. The exhaust is lagged, silenced and vents out from under the side deck. The engine is in a sound reducing case.
The engine powers twin 12v alternators to charge the start battery and the 5 leisure batteries.

WATER
The 180 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, 240v immersion and/or the engine heat exchanger.

HEATING
Heating is provided by the solid fuel stove in the saloon and the Webasto diesel fired central heating boiler running 3 radiators and a heated towel rail.

ELECTRICS
240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, 45/95 amp/hr engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, engine start battery.
5 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
Victron Energy 1.6kw inverter.
1 x 3.5kva Dometic Travel Power generator.
Battery management system.

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

FIRE SAFETY
4 x Dry Powder extinguishers
2 x Fire Blankets
1 x Carbon Monoxide Detector

EXTERIOR FINISH
The exterior has been given a full repaint by the owner during 2019 and 2020. The boat was last docked for blacking in September 2018. The hull is protected by 8 anodes ( 4 of which were added in 2018) 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
Moorings are not available with this boat.

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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.