40ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £35,000
Blodeuwedd is a well-loved 40ft narrowboat built in 1989 by Colecraft. She was last blacked in 2021 and has a BSSC until July 2025. The versatile interior is bright and airy with painted panels and offers 3 berth accommodation. A hull survey from April 2019 is available on request. She would make an excellent starter boat, being compact in size and therefore easy to handle. Viewing recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation.
Cruiser stern built by Colecraft with steelwork believed to be 6/5mm to the base plate and hull sides. Forward cratch with cover. Powered by a BMC 1.8 litre, 4 cylinder diesel engine with a PRM 150 D2 gearbox. Original fit-out believed to have been by Colecraft but the boat has been extensively refitted by previous owners to a reverse layout offering 3 berth accommodation to a reverse layout.
From the Bow
From the bow which holds the gas locker there is a 3 10 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 integral steel water tank is below the well deck with surface mounted filler. The headlamp is mounted on the front of the cratch frame.
Generic Fixtures and Fittings
The ceilings and cabin sides are lined with painted plywood panels trimmed with solid wood. Hull sides are lined with painted T&G with solid wood trims. There are blinds to all windows. Flooring throughout is wood effect vinyl.
Bedroom 8ft 4in
Steel stable style front door, wood lined internally opens out onto the front deck with storage steps down into the bedroom.
Furniture: Raised fixed 46 double bed with storage below. Cubby holes.
Lighting: 3 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 4 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.
Power: 4 x 240v sockets with 4 USB ports.
Bathroom 5ft 1in x 3ft 6in
The compact cabin shower room has a white suite comprising:
Shower enclosure with thermostatic shower and a glazed folding door. Porta-Potti toilet.
Lighting: 2 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.
Corridor Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper opening vent. 2 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.
Power: 2 x 240v sockets.
Galley 6ft 6in
The walk through galley has custom built units with painted Shaker style doors. Worktops are solid wood block with ceramic tiled splash-backs.
Base units: 2 x double cupboards. 1 x single cupboard. 1 x 4 drawer unit. Fridge housing.
Appliances: Thetford 3 burner gas hob. 900w, Severin microwave/combi oven and grill. 240v, Montpellier fridge with separate freezer compartment. Under slung ceramic sink with chrome monobloc tap.
Lighting: 2 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 2 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.
Power: 4 x 240v sockets.
Saloon 7ft 8in
Fixed Furniture: Fixed settee with storage in the base. The settee can be used as a single berth. Electrics cupboard. Rear storage steps.
Heating: Valour Willow solid fuel stove set on a tiled hearth and surround.
Lighting: 2 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 4 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.
Power: 4 x 240v sockets.
Cruiser Deck and Stern 7ft 2in
Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch lead from the saloon to the cruiser deck and steering position. The engine is housed under the cruiser deck via lift up floor panels.
Other Features: Steel taff rail.
Controls: The column mounted single lever engine control is on the port side.
Steelwork by Colecraft with a cruiser stern and original fit-out believed to be by Colecraft refitted by previous owners.
Built in 1989
Believed to be 6/5mm
Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.
Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.
Overall Length: 40
Cabin Length: 25 9
Width: 6 10
Interior Headroom: 6 2
Well Deck: 3 10
WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES
Port side: 3 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally.
Starboard side: 3 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 1 x porthole with top hopper opening vent.
Front: Steel ⅔ glazed front doors, wood lined internally. Rear: Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The boat is powered by a Canaline 38hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with 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 twin 12v alternators to charge the start battery and the 3 leisure batteries.
Vetus 55kgf bow-thruster with controls at the stern.
The integral steel water tank is located beneath the well deck. Water pump with pressure switch is located adjacent to the tank. Water is heated by the engine heat exchanger.
Heating is provided by the Valour Willow solid fuel stove in the saloon.
240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
1 x 12v, engine driven alternator.
1 x 12v, engine start battery.
2 x 12v, 105 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
A small solar panel and solar charge controller for the engine start battery.
2 x 13kg Propane cylinders housed in the bow locker provide gas to the hob.
4 x 1kg Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket.
The boat was last docked for blacking in September 2021. The hull is protected by 4 anodes 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.
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.