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58ft Semi-Trad Stern Narrowboat £64,995

Dragonfly was built by the highly regarded Elton Moss Boat Builders in 2006. A former luxury shared narrowboat she has received regular engine servicing and blacking has been completed annually as part of the winter maintenance schedule. Last blacked in December 2021, gunwales repainted in June 2022 and hull survey completed in February 2022 with no recommendations made by the surveyor. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until April 2026. Viewing is highly recommended.

Schematic plan of boat


58ft Semi-Trad style narrow boat. High quality steelwork with side doors and semi-trad stern with standing deck doors. Classic professional fit-out in by Elton Moss Boatbuilders in oak panel & solid oak, to a traditional lay-out offering up to 6 berth accommodation in a 2 4 layout (Note: Saloon built in sofa, which converts to a double or two single beds, can be easily removed should this be required) Powered by a Beta Marine 43hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with PRM 150 hydraulic gearbox. A Hull survey was completed in February 2022.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 4 self draining open well deck. The stainless steel water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler. The headlamp is mounted on the front cabin top.

Generic Fixtures and Fittings

The ceilings, hull sides and cabin sides are lined with oak faced plywood trimmed with solid oak. All the interior wood has been professionally lacquered. There are curtains or blinds to all windows.


Steel, half glazed front doors, oak panelled internally open out onto the front deck with storage steps down into the saloon.

Fixed Furniture: 2 x full height wardrobes. 1 x half height corner cupboard. 1 x bookcase. 1 x wall mounted display cabinet with glazed door. 1 x fixed sofa bed with high quality padded and upholstered cushions, that converts into a double or two single berths.

Other Features: Privacy curtain between saloon and dinette.

Heating: Bubble, cast iron solid fuel stove set on a metal hearth with ceramic tiled surround. Fin rad.

Lighting: 2 x large windows with top hopper style opening vents. 4 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.

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

Flooring: Carpet.


' L shaped dinette with sloping back and base for added comfort and high quality padded and upholstered cushions. Oak table top with folding legs. The dinette converts into a double bed and has storage space beneath the seats.

Heating: Fin rad.

Lighting: 2 x large windows with top hopper style opening vents. 4 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 3 x 12v, wall lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Flooring: Carpet.


The galley has custom built units with oak framed door and drawer fronts. Worktops are cream laminate edged in oak with ceramic tiled splash-backs.

Base units: 1 x double cupboard that extends into the corners and has a drawer above. Full height oven housing with cupboard above and washing machine housing below. Fridge housing.

Wall Units: 1 x glazed wall cabinet. 3 x wall mounted shelves with fiddle rails.

Appliances: Belling, stainless steel eye-level oven and grill. Vanette 4000/2, inset four burner gas hob. Shoreline Electric fridge. Domestic sized Indesit washer/dryer. Microwave. Stainless steel, inset round sink and drainer with chrome monobloc tap.

Heating: Fin rad.

Lighting: 1 x large window with top hopper style opening vent. 1 x set of steel side doors, oak panelled internally. 4 x 12v, Led ceiling lights.

Power: 4 x 240 sockets. 2 x 12v, sockets.

Flooring: Solid oak.


The cabin shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Rectangular shower enclosure with chrome thermostatic mixer bar, shower attachment and glazed door. Corner vanity unit with large inset wash basin, brass effect taps and a cupboards beneath. Mascerator pump-out toilet with remote holding tank. Storage cupboards accessed from the corridor. Large wall mounted mirror.

Lighting: 1 x large porthole with top opening and privacy glass. 1 x 12v, ceiling mounted, round light. 1 x 12v, shower light. 1 x 12v, light with extractor fan.

Heating: 1 x towel radiator.

Corridor Lighting: 1 x large porthole with top opening. 2 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.

Flooring: Marble effect vinyl.


Furniture: 46 domestic sized fixed double bed with storage space and waste tank underneath. 1 x full height wardrobe. 1 x Full height storage cupboard with hanging rails and shelves. Electric cupboard. Wall mounted corner cupboard. Wall mounted shelf above the bed. Rear storage steps.

Heating: Fin rad.

Lighting: 2 x large portholes with top opening vents. 1 x 12v, ceiling light. 2 x 12v, halogen ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, reading lights mounted above the bed.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Flooring: Carpet.


Steel rear doors oak panelled with traditional decoration internally and sliding roof hatch lead onto the semi-trad deck where there are access panels to the engine space and quick release weed hatch. There are steel locker/seats to either side of the semi-trad deck. Steel stern doors, wood panelled internally and traditionally decorated lead to the rear deck and steering position.

Controls: The single lever engine control is mounted just inside the stern doors on the port side, as is the bow thruster control panel.

Flooring: Marine ply boards with aluminium anti-slip tread.


High quality steelwork with beautiful oak fit-out by Elton Moss Boatbuilders.

Built 2006
Semi-Trad Style

Spray foam forms the insulation behind the cabin linings.

Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards

Overall Length: 58
Cabin Length: 41 9
Width: 6 10
Interior Headroom: 6 7
Well Deck: 4
Draught 1 10

Port: 2 x portholes with top openings. 3 x large windows with top hopper style opening vents.
Starboard: 2 x portholes with top openings. 2 x large windows with top hopper style opening vents. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood panelled internally.
Front: Steel hatch on bow locker. Steel, half glazed front doors, oak panelled internally.
Rear: Steel rear doors and sliding roof hatch, oak panelled internally. Steel stern doors.

The boat is powered by a Beta 43 hp, 4 cylinder water cooled, marine diesel engine, coupled to a PRM 150 hydraulic gearbox turning the propeller. The exhaust is lagged, silenced and vents out under the side deck.
The engine powers twin alternators to charge the start battery and the 4 leisure batteries.

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

The 200 litre stainless steel water tank is located under the front well deck. Water pump with pressure switch and accumulator is housed in the front wardrobe. The twin coil calorifier is heated by the diesel fired central heating boiler and/or the engine heat exchanger.

Heating is provided by the Bubble solid fuel stove in the lounge and the Webasto diesel fired boiler running skirting radiators.

240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, 110/80 amp/hr engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, 110 amp/hr engine start battery.
4 x 12v, 110 amp/hr leisure batteries.
3.5kw TravelPak engine driven generator.
1800w pure sine wave inverter.
100 amp battery charger.

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

3 x 1kg Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket

The boat was painted in 2010 using quality coach enamels when built and has been well maintained. The boat was last docked for blacking in Feb 2022 and Gunwales repainted in June 2022. 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.

There are no moorings available for 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.