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45ft Semi-Trad Stern Narrowboat £44,995

Out of the Blue is a well-loved 2005 45ft narrow boat, built by West Coast Marine and Stirling Narrowboats, and completed by the first owner. The exterior paintwork is now in need of some attention, and this is reflected in the asking price. She was last out of the water for blacking in October 2017. The BSSC expires in June 2022. She would make a lovely, versatile starter boat for cruising holidays, or as a compact live-aboard. Viewing recommended. Moorings are available by

Schematic plan of boat

Background

Quality 10: 6:4 mm steelwork by West Coast Marine with a semi-trad stern, side doors and a rear pram cover. Good quality fit-out by Stirling Boats and the first owner in light oak faced ply offering 2 berth accommodation. Powered by a Vetus M4.15 33hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with a Technodrive TMC60M gearbox

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 3 open self draining well deck with locker/seats to either side. The stainless steel water tank is located below the well deck with surface mounted filler. The headlamp is mounted on the roof.

Generic Fixtures and Fittings

The ceilings, hull sides and cabin sides are lined with oak faced plywood with sapele trims. There are blinds or curtains to all windows. Vinyl flooring throughout.

Saloon 9ft 10in

Wooden glazed front doors open onto the well deck with a removable storage step down into the saloon.

Fixed Furniture: 1 x half height corner cabinet. Fold out dining table.

Loose Furniture: 2 x Bentwood armchairs. 2 x folding stools.

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

Lighting: 2 x windows with top hopper opening vent. 2 x 12v, ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, wall lights.

Other features: 12v, 19 LED TV. Tenon CD/Radio player. DVD player and DVB satellite receiver.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets. 2 x 12v sockets.
1 x TV aerial point

Galley 6ft 6in

The walk through galley has custom built units with high gloss cream laminate doors. Worktops are granite effect laminate with ceramic tiled splash-backs.

Base units: 2 x double cupboards. 1 x 3 drawer unit. Oven housing. Fridge housing.

Appliances: Thetford Spinflo, inset four burner gas hob. Midi Prima gas oven with separate grill. Lec, 12v fridge with icebox. Russell Hobbs 800w microwave. Inset, round stainless steel sink with chrome Swan neck monobloc tap.

Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper opening. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally. 2 x 12v, fluorescent ceiling lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Shower Room 6ft x 4ft

The cabin shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Shower cubicle with thermostatic mixer shower and a shower curtain. Corner vanity unit with inset wash basin and cupboard beneath. Thetford cassette toilet with spare cassette. Wall mounted mirrored bathroom cabinet.

Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper opening and privacy glass. 1 x 12v, ceiling light. 1 x 12v, shower light with extractor fan.

Corridor Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper opening. 1 x 12v, ceiling light.

Corridor Storage: Full height storage cupboard.

Corridor Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Bedroom 8ft 1in

Furniture: Fixed double bed with storage cupboards below. 1 x double over-bed cupboard. Control panel. Electrics cupboard.

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

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Semi-Trad Deck 5ft and Stern 2ft 1in

A wooden rear door leads to the semi-trad deck where the engine is housed under the floor panels. There are locker/seats to either side of the semi-trad deck. Aft of the semi-trad deck is the rear deck and steering position.

Other Features: Pram cover to the semi-trad deck.

Controls: The single lever engine control is on the port side of the semi-trad deck.

Specifications

BUILDER
Quality steelwork with a semi-trad stern by West Coast marine. Fit-out by Stirling Boats and first owner in light oak .

BUILD DETAILS
Built in 2005
Semi-Trad stern.
10/6/4/mm

INSULATION
Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.

BALLAST
Concrete blocks beneath the floorboards.

DIMENSIONS
Overall Length: 45
Cabin Length: 30 11
Width: 6 10
Interior Headroom: 6 5
Well Deck: 3
Draught: Not Stated

WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES
Port side: . 3 x windows with top hopper openings. 1 x porthole with top hopper opening.
Starboard side: 2 x windows with top hopper openings. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally. 1 x porthole with top hopper opening.
Front: Wooden glazed front doors.
Rear: Wooden rear door with sliding roof hatch. Steel stern doors, wood lined internally.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The boat is powered by a Vetus M4.15 33hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to Technodrive TMC60M 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 2 leisure batteries.

WATER
The stainless steel water tank is located below the well deck. Water pump with pressure switch is located adjacent to the tank. Water is heated by the webasto diesel fired boiler and/or the engine heat exchanger.

HEATING
Heating is provided by the Boatman solid fuel stove in the saloon and the Webasto diesel fired boiler running 3 radiators.

ELECTRICS
240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, engine start batteries.
2 x 12v, deep cycle leisure batteries.
Sterling Power Products 1.8kw inverter.
1 x 270w solar panel with Wincong SL-03 solar charge controller.

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

FIRE SAFETY
3 x Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket
1 x Smoke Alarm.
1 x Carbon Monoxide detector.

EXTERIOR FINISH
The exterior paintwork is now in need of some attention, and this is reflected in the price. The boat was last docked for blacking in October 2017. The hull is protected by 4 anodes, 2 of these were renewed in 2017.

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.