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45ft Trad Stern Narrowboat New Price £49,995

Alice is a beautifully updated 45ft narrowboat with a very tidy and cleverly laid out interior, that has benefitted from a comprehensive interior refresh. The exterior benefitted from a full repaint in 2020. She was last out of the water for blacking in 2021, and the anodes were also replaced in 2019. The BSSC to January 2024. This boat represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a beautifully presented starter boat that would be well suited for holidays.

Schematic plan of boat

Background

Quality steelwork by Liverpool Boats with a trad stern and long foredeck with a new forward cratch and cover. Comprehensive, recent modern re-fit by the previous owner in light oak faced ply with solid light oak trims, offering 22 berth accommodation. Powered by a Isuzu 35hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with a PRM 120 D2 gearbox.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 85 self draining fore deck. There is a wooden cratch frame with window to the front and a vinyl cover with clear panels. The integral water tank is under the fore deck with surface mounted filler. Freestanding chest of drawers. LED headlamp mounted on the cratch frame.

Generic Fixtures and Fittings

The ceilings and cabin sides are lined with light oak faced ply trimmed with solid light oak with wall papered panels to the cabin sides. Hull sides are lined with ply and covered with carpet. All interior wood has been varnished. There are curtains or blinds to all windows. The flooring is wood laminate planks to the saloon, galley and bedroom, ceramic tiles to the bathroom and painted boards to the rear trad area.

Saloon 8ft

Steel front doors, wood lined internally open out onto the well deck with storage steps down into the saloon.

Fixed Furniture: 1 x half height corner cupboard.

Loose Furniture: Two seat sofa bed that converts into a double bed. Nest of tables.

Heating: Scandia Ardeo solid fuel stove set on a tiled hearth and surround.

Lighting: 2 x windows with top hopper openings. 1 x 12v, ceiling light. 1 x 12v, wall light.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Galley 5ft 4in

The compact walk through galley has custom built units with cream coloured Shaker style doors. Worktops are solid wood with ceramic tiled splash-backs.

Base units: 1 x cupboard beneath the sink. 2 x single cupboards with drawers above. Cooker space. Fridge housing.

Appliances: Statesman Legacy slot in gas cooker. 12v, Coolzone fridge with icebox. Inset, ceramic Butler style sink with chrome Swans neck tap.

Lighting: 2 x windows with top openings. 1 x 12v, ceiling light.

Bedroom 6ft 8in

Furniture: 2 x fixed single beds with storage drawers below, The single beds can be converted into a large across the boat double bed. Wall mounted shelving.

Lighting: 2 x portholes with top hopper openings. 2 x 12v, ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, LED wall lights with USB ports.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets with 4 USB ports.

Shower Room 4ft 8in

The full width shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Fully tiled quadrant shower enclosure with glazed doors and a thermostatic mixer shower. Compact wash basin set in a vanity unit with cupboard below. Thetford Porta-Potti toilet.

Lighting: 2 x portholes with top hopper openings and privacy glass. 1 x 12v, ceiling light.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets with 4 USB ports.

Rear Trad Area 4ft 7in and Stern 3ft

Aft of the shower room is the trad area where the engine is housed under the floor panels as well as all the electrical hardware for the running of the boat. Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with 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 a trad stern by Liverpool Boats. Light oak fit-put offering 2 2 berth accommodation.

BUILD DETAILS
Built in 2010
Trad stern.
Not Stated

INSULATION
Sprayfoam insulation behind the cabin linings.

BALLAST
Concrete blocks beneath the floorboards.

DIMENSIONS
Overall Length: 45
Cabin Length: 29 5
Width: 6 10
Interior Headroom: 6 5
Well Deck: 8 5
Draught: Not stated

WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES
Port side: 2 x windows with top hopper openings. 2 x portholes with top hopper openings.
Starboard side: 2 x windows with top hopper openings. 2 x portholes with top hopper openings.
Front: Steel front doors, wood lined internally.
Rear: Steel rear doors wood lined internally, with sliding roof hatch.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The boat is powered by a Isuzu 35hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a PRM 120 D2 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 3 leisure batteries.

WATER
The integral steel water tank is located below the well deck. Water pump with pressure switch is located adjacent to the tank. Calorifier heated by the engine heat exchanger.

HEATING
Heating is provided by the solid fuel stove in the saloon.

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.
3 x 12v, 142 amp/hr deep cycle leisure battery.
1.6kw Victron Energy Multi Plus inverter/charger

GAS
1x 13kg Propane cylinders housed in the bow locker, provide gas to the slot in cooker.

FIRE SAFETY
4 x Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket
1 x Carbon Monoxide Detector.
1 x Smoke Alarm

EXTERIOR FINISH
The exterior benefitted from a full repaint in 2020. The boat was last docked for blacking in 2021. The hull is protected by 4 anodes renewed in 2019 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 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.