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46ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £42,995

Emma Louise is a lovely cruiser stern narrowboat that has been subject to a comprehensive series of updates. The saloon features a two-seat sofa bed that converts to a double bed. The clever rear cabin provides additional 2 berth accommodation giving up to 4 berths within a compact boat. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until September 2027 and was last blacked in September 2023. She would make a versatile starter boat for cruising holidays, or as a basic live-aboard.

Schematic plan of boat


Quality 10/6/5/3mm steelwork with cruiser stern by A W Robinson (Brassington) Ltd. Powered by a Beta Marine 33hp, 4-cylinder marine diesel engine with a PRM 120 D2 hydraulic gearbox. High quality fit-out in oak faced ply with solid oak trims by A W Robinson (Brassington) Ltd offering 2-4 berth accommodation to a traditional layout.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 4 8 open self draining well deck. The stainless steel water tank is located below the well deck with a surface mounted filler. New cratch board and canvas cover. The headlamp is mounted on the front bulkhead.

Generic Fixtures and Fittings

The ceilings, cabin sides and hull sides are lined with oak faced plywood trimmed with solid oak. All interior wood has been varnished. There are curtains or blinds to all windows. Flooring throughout is wood effect vinyl flooring.

Saloon/Dinette 9ft 6in

Wooden ⅔ glazed front doors, open out onto the front deck with a removable box step down into the saloon. There is access to the under deck storage below the front doors.

Fixed Furniture: Fixed settee with storage space beneath the seat. The bench seat can be used as a dinette when used with the removable table and also converts into a double berth.

Loose Furniture: Table with folding legs. Stool in matching upholstery with storage space.

Other Features: 15 Mobile flat screen TV with built in DVD.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Lighting: 2 x fixed windows to the front bulkhead. 2 x double glazed top opening windows. 2 x 12v, fluorescent ceiling lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets. 3 x 12v sockets. 1 x TV aerial point.

Galley 6ft 2in

The walk through galley has custom built solid oak units with solid granite worktops and splash-backs.

Base units: 2 x double cupboards with drawers above. 1 x single cupboard with waste bin. Oven housing. Fridge housing.

Appliances: Spinflo inset four burner gas hob. Built in, Thetford Midi Prima gas oven with separate grill. 12v, Shoreline fridge with icebox. Under slung, twin stainless steel sink and drainer with matching monobloc tap.

Lighting: 2 x double glazed top opening windows. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally. 2 x 12v, fluorescent ceiling lights.

Bathroom 5ft 2in

The full width shower room has a white suite comprising:
Shower cubicle with mixer shower and a shower curtain. Vanity unit with inset wash basin, chrome mixer taps and cupboards below. Porta-Potti toilet.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Lighting: 2 x double glazed top opening windows with privacy glass. 1 x 12v, fluorescent ceiling light.

Bedroom 8ft 0in

Cleverly designed rear cabin bedroom with a double bed that can be converted to a bench seat for day use (new bespoke mattress). A single fold down bunk is also available to be reinstalled to create an additional berth (this was removed by the current owners but could be reinstated if required).

Furniture: Double bed that converts to a bench seat. 2 x cubby holes. 1 x full height cupboard. Electrics cupboard.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Lighting: 1 x fixed porthole. 1 x double glazed top opening window . 2 x 12v, halogen wall lights. 1 x 12v, under bed reading light.

Power: 1 x 12v socket.

Cruiser Deck and Stern 8ft 2in

A wooden rear door leads from the bedroom 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. New rear pram cover.

Controls: The column mounted single lever engine control is on the port side.


Quality steelwork with a cruiser stern and a high quality fit-out in oak by A W Robinson (Brassington) Ltd.

Built in 1994
Cruiser stern.

Rockwool insulation behind the cabin linings.

Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.

Overall Length: 46ft
Cabin Length: 28ft 10in
Width: 6ft 10in
Interior Headroom: 6ft 4in
Well Deck: 4ft 8in
Draught: Not Stated

Port side: 3 x double glazed top opening windows . 1 x fixed porthole.
Starboard side: 4 x double glazed top opening windows .
Front: Wooden ⅔ glazed front doors. 2 x fixed windows.
Rear: Wooden rear door.

The boat is powered by a Beta Marine 33hp, 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 a 12v alternator to charge the start battery and the 2 leisure batteries.

The 200 litre stainless 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 Webasto diesel boiler, and electric immersion heater..

Heating is provided by the new Webasto diesel fired central heating boiler running 3 radiators.

240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
1 x 12v, 55amp/hr engine driven alternator.
1 x 12v, 72 amp/hr engine start battery.
2 x 12v, 75 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
Waeco Perfect Charge 152A 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 exterior was last painted in 2021. The boat was last docked for blacking in September 2023. The hull is protected by 6 anodes renewed in 2020. Galvanic isolator.

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 might be available for this boat 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.