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57ft Trad Stern 'Anderton' From £79,995

New Anderton 57ft Trad stern Narrowboat (other lengths and stern types are available). High quality steelwork with side doors by The Northwich Boat Company. Beautiful fit-out in light oak offering comfortable accommodation. Powered by a Canaline 38hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine.

Schematic plan of boat


This is a beautiful boat, hand crafted by Northwich Boat Company who specialise in producing outstanding quality narrowboats at very competitive prices by building “Standard Layout” boats, giving consistent quality and outstanding value for money. The boat shown does show a few nice additions such as the L-shaped dinette, macerating pump-out toilet and extending 4ft 6in bed.

New EU Recreational Craft Directive Certificate of Conformity

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 4ft self draining well deck. The water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler.

Generic fixtures and fittings

The ceilings, cabin sides and hull sides are lined in oak faced ply and trimmed with solid oak (painted panels are an optional extra). All the interior wood has been varnished to a satin finish. Flooring throughout is carpet except to the bathroom and galley which have vinyl (Laminate or solid wood flooring are optional extras).

Saloon 10′ 8″

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

The standard open plan saloon has plenty of space for loose furniture of your choice – optional dinette shown.

Fixed Furniture: 1 x half height corner cabinet. 1 x bookcase.

Heating: Cast iron solid fuel stove set on a raised hearth with a ceramic tiled surround.

Lighting: 2 x Worcester ‘S’ type windows with fully removable glass. 5 x 12v recessed down-lights (not shown).

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Optional Dinette 6′ 3″

Optional ‘L’ shaped (or Pullman dinette - not shown) with sloping backs 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.

Galley 7′ 6″

The galley has custom built units with oak panelled door and drawer fronts. Worktops are laminate edged in oak with a standard laminate splash-back (optional ceramic tile splash-back shown).

Base units: 1 x large cupboard beneath the sink that extends into both corners and has drawers above. Fridge housing with matching door. Cooker space.

Wall Cupboards: 1 x glazed cupboard. 1 x locker style cupboard. 1 x small cupboard.

Appliances: Slot in gas cooker with separate oven and grill and a glazed lid/splash-back. Stainless steel, inset sink and drainer with chrome monobloc tap.

Lighting: 1 x Worcester ‘S’ type window with fully removable glass. 1 x set of steel side doors, oak panelled internally. 4 x 12v recessed down-lights (not shown).

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Power: 4x 240v sockets.

Shower Room 6′ x 4′

Cabin bathroom shown, a walk-through bathroom can also be specified at no extra cost.

The shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Laminate lined shower enclosure with chrome shower and glazed doors. Corner vanity unit with large porcelain wash basin, chrome monobloc tap and a cupboard beneath.

Cassette toilet (optional mascerator pump-out toilet shown).

Lighting: 1 x Worcester ‘S’ type porthole with removable privacy glass and a further porthole in the corridor. 1 x recessed down-light. 1 x 12v shower light. 1 x 12v extractor light. 2 x 12v recessed down-lights (not shown) in the corridor.

Heating: 1 x towel rail radiator.

Power: 1 x shaver point.

Bedroom 14′ 8″ (including aft area)

Furniture: 6’ 3” x 4’ double bed (optional pull-out extension available to make the bed 4’ 6” wide). 1 x over-bed book shelf. 1 x full height wardrobe. 1 x cupboard with shelf. Full height cupboard with shelves above and optional washing machine housing below. Rear storage steps.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Lighting: 2 x Worcester ‘S’ type portholes with removable glass. 4 x 12v recessed down-lights (not shown). 2 x 12v reading lights.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets.

Cruiser Deck and Stern (Other stern types available)

Steel rear doors, oak panelled internally with sliding roof hatch, lead from the galley to the cruiser deck where the engine and batteries are housed under the floor panels. There are steel gas locker/seats to either side of the rear doors.

Special Features: Steel Taff rail with hardwood seat.

Controls: The column mounted single lever engine control is on the port side. The control panel is mounted just inside the rear doors on the port side.

Flooring: Marine ply panels covered with anti-slip deck tread.


Build date: New
Choice of Trad, Semi-Trad or Cruiser stern

High quality steelwork with superb light oak fit-out by the Northwich Boat Co.

Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.

Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.

Overall Length: 50ft (also available as 57ft and 64ft)
Cabin Length: 35′
Width: 6′ 10″
Interior Headroom: 6′ 7″
Well Deck: 4′ 1″
Draught: 2′

Port side: 3 x Worcester ‘S’ type windows with removable
glass. 2 x Worcester ‘S’ type portholes.
Starboard side: 2 x Worcester ‘S’ type windows with removable glass. 2 x Worcester ‘S’ type portholes. 1 x set of steel side doors, oak panelled internally.
Front: Steel, 1/2 glazed front doors, oak panelled internally.
Rear: Steel rear doors, oak panelled internally with sliding roof hatch.

1 x 13kg Propane cylinder housed in the bow locker, provides gas to the cooker. (N.B. there is space for 2 cylinders)

100 gallon water tank is located beneath the well deck. Water pump with pressure switch and accumulator is located in the front wardrobe. Twin coil calorifier is heated by the engine heat exchanger and/or the diesel fired central heating boiler.

Heating is provided by the solid fuel stove in the lounge and the Webasto diesel fired central heating boiler running 3 radiators and a heated towel rail.

240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, 70/110 amp/hr engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, 110 amp/hr engine start battery.
3 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
2kw pure sine wave inverter.
Battery charger.

3 x 1kg Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket

The boat will be painted using quality coach enamels. The hull will be protected by comastic blacking and 4 anodes.

The boat comes equipped with a normal cruising inventory including ropes and fenders

The boat is powered by a Canaline Marine 38 hp or 42hp, 4 cylinder, diesel engine coupled to a PRM 120 or PRM 150 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 starter battery and the 3 leisure batteries.

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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.