55ft Trad by Steve Hudson £110,000
Poppy is a fabulous two owner 2013 Steve Hudson narrowboat. She was blacked in February 2023 and has 8 anodes. The BSSC expires in July 2025. She offers a beautifully constructed full live-aboard specification for the discerning owner that will leave you wanting for nothing whilst cruising in style. Viewing is highly recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation.
Stylish 15/6/5/4mm steelwork S.M. Hudson with Josher bow, recessed panels, rivet detail and a trad stern. She sits low in the water giving beautiful lines, which include side doors, forward hold with cratch, cover and drop-down table. Outstanding fit-out in American light oak reed and bead offering comfortable 2 berth accommodation. Powered by a Beta Marine 43hp, 4-cylinder diesel engine with a PRM 150 D2 hydraulic gearbox. Vetus 95kgf bow-thruster.
From the Bow
From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 4 10 self draining well deck with locker/seats to either side and a drop down table. 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 brass headlamp is mounted on the front of the cratch.
Generic Fixtures and Fittings
The ceilings, cabin sides and hull sides are lined with solid American light oak reed and bead trimmed with solid American light oak. All interior wood has been varnished to a gloss finish. Flooring throughout is wood effect Karndean vinyl.
Saloon 12ft 8in
Steel front doors, wood lined internally with traditionally decorated panels open out onto the front deck with removable steps down into the spacious open plan saloon.
Fixed Furniture: A range of under gunwale cupboards and display shelves. Lift up table leaf.
Loose Furniture: 2 x leather swivel/recline armchairs with a matching foot stool.
Other Features: Sony CD/radio player.
Heating: Morso solid fuel stove set on a raised granite hearth with tiled surround. 1 x central heating radiator in fretwork cover.
Lighting: 4 x solid brass fixed portholes. 8 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, LED wall lights. 1 x Prism skylight.
Power: 4 x 240v sockets. 1 x TV aerial point.
Galley 8ft 0in
The U shaped galley has custom built cabinets in solid oak. Worktops are granite effect laminate with stone tiled splash-backs.
Base units: 1 x double cupboard that extends into the corner. 1 x slim-line double cupboard. Washing machine housing accessed from the saloon. Oven housing. Fridge housing.
Wall Units: 2 x double wall cupboards. Wall mounted shelves.
Appliances: Built-in gas Thetford Midi Prima MKIV oven and grill. Spinflo inset 4 buner gas hob, 12v Shoreline fridge with icebox. Zanussi washing machine. Under slung sink with chrome Swans neck monobloc tap.
Lighting: 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally with traditionally decorated panels and glazed inner doors. 1 x fixed porthole. 1 x Houdini hatch. 8 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, under cupboard lights.
Power: 2 x 240v sockets.
Shower Room 6ft 0in x 4ft 0in
The cabin shower room has a white suite comprising:
Suite: Fully tiled shower enclosure with glazed door and a thermostatic shower. Vanity unit with counter top porcelain wash basin, chrome mixer tap and cupboard beneath. Dometic pump-out toilet. Full height storage cupboard beside the shower.
Heating: 1 x chrome towel rail.
Lighting: 1 x porthole with top opening and privacy glass. 4 x 12v, LED ceiling lights, one with fan.
Corridor Lighting: 1 x fixed porthole. 1 x 12v, LED ceiling light.
Bedroom 8ft 8in
Furniture: Fixed double bed with storage space below. 2 x double over-bed cupboards. 1 x single over-bed cupboard. 1 x full height double wardrobe. 1 x corner cupboard with wall mounted cupboard above.
Heating: 1 x central heating radiator with shelf above.
Lighting: 2 x fixed portholes. 1 x Prism skylight. 5 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, reading lights.
Power: 1 x 240v socket.
Rear Trad Area 4ft 6in and Stern 3ft 8in
Aft of the bedroom is the rear trad area where the engine is housed under the lift up floor panels. All the electrical hardware for the running of the boat is also housed here.
Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with traditionally decorated panels and a 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.
Lighting: 1x 12v, ceiling light.
Stylish steelwork with Josher style bow, recessed panels, rivet detail, side doors and a trad stern by S.M. Hudson. Outstanding fit-out in solid American light oak reed and bead.
Built in 2013
Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.
Concrete blocks beneath the floorboards.
Overall Length: 55
Cabin Length: 36
Width: 6 10
Interior Headroom: 6 4
Well Deck: 4 10
WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES
Port side: 4 x solid brass fixed portholes. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood line internally with traditionally decorated panels and glazed inner doors.
Starboard side: 5 x solid brass fixed portholes.
Front: Steel front doors, wood lined internally with traditionally decorated panels.
Rear: Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with traditionally decorated panels with a sliding roof hatch.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The boat is powered by a Beta Marine 43hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a 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 powers twin 12v alternators to charge the start battery and the 4 leisure batteries.
Vetus 95kgf bow-thruster with controls at the stern.
The 160 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 Eberspacher diesel fired boiler, 240v immersion and/or the engine heat exchanger.
Heating is provided by the Morso solid fuel stove in the saloon and the Eberspacher diesel fired boiler running 3 radiators.
240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, 175/65 amp/hr engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, 110 amp/hr engine start battery.
4 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
Mastervolt 2.5kw/100amp inverter/charger.
Battery management system.
2 x Propane cylinders housed in the bow locker, provide gas to the oven, grill and hob.
3 x Dry Powder extinguishers.
1 x Fire Blanket.
2 x Carbon Monoxide Detectors.
2 x Smoke alarms.
The exterior was professionally painted when built. The boat was last docked for blacking in February 2023. The hull is 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.
Current 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.