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57ft Marbury Narrowboat From £79,995

New Marbury 57ft Cruiser style narrow boat. Quality steelwork with side doors by Northwich Boat Company. Stylish fit-out in oak offering comfortable 4 berth reverse lay-out accommodation. Powered by a 385hp Canaline 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. Book your build slot NOW. Average build time is 12 - 16 weeks. Pictured is an example of a boat built by Northwich Boat Company to a customer’s specification. New EU Recreational Craft Directive Certificate of Conformity.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the steel gas locker, there is a 4′ open self draining well deck. There are steel locker/seats to either side of the well deck. The water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler. The headlamp is mounted on the roof (shown on the front bulkhead in photo).

Generic fixtures and fittings

The ceilings, cabin sides and hull sides are lined with oak faced ply and trimmed with solid oak. All the interior wood has been varnished to a satin finish. Flooring throughout is carpet except in the bathroom and galley which have vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 10′ 2″

Steel, 2/3 glazed front doors, oak lined internally open out onto the front deck with steps down into the bedroom.

Furniture: 4′ fixed double bed with storage space beneath. 1 x full height double wardrobe. 1 x full height single wardrobe. 1 x full height cupboard. 1 x large over-bed shelf.

Lighting: 2 x Worcester ‘S’ type portholes. 5 x 12v, down-lights. 2 x 12v, reading lights above the bed.

Power: 2 x 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: Glazed shower enclosure with chrome shower attachment and mixer taps. Corner vanity unit with inset porcelain wash basin, chrome taps and a cupboard beneath. Thetford cassette toilet.

Storage: Storage shelves beside the shower.

Heating: Chrome towel radiator.

Flooring: Vinyl floor covering.

Lighting: 1 x Worcester ‘S’ type porthole with privacy glass and a further porthole in the corridor. 2 x 12v, down lights and a further 2 lights in the corridor. 1 x 12v, recessed shower light.

Saloon 18′ 6″

Fixed Furniture: Optional ‘L’ shaped dinette with sloping backs for added comfort and high quality padded and upholstered cushions. The dinette converts into a double bed and has storage space beneath the seats. 1 x half height corner cabinet and bookcase.

Loose Furniture: Optional oak table top with folding legs to go with the dinette.

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

Lighting: 3 x Worcester ‘S’ type windows. 1 x set of steel side doors, oak lined internally. 10 x 12v, down lights.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets.

Flooring: Optional solid oak shown.

Galley 7′

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

Base units: 3 x single cupboards. 1 x 4 drawer unit. Cooker space. Fridge housing. Rear storage steps. Electrical cupboard. 1 x wet locker.

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

Lighting: 2 x Worcester ‘S’ type windows. 4 x 12v, down lights.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets.

Flooring: Optional solid oak shown.

Cruiser deck & Stern 7′ 6″ (Other stern types are available)

Steel rear doors wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch lead onto the cruiser deck and steering position where there are access panels to the engine and batteries.

Other Features: Steel and hardwood Taff rail/seat.

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

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


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

Spray-foam insulation behind the cabin linings.

Concrete slabs under the floor boards.

Overall Length: 57′
Cabin Length: 42′
Width: 6′ 10″
Interior Headroom: 6′ 8″
Well Deck: 4′
Draught: 1′ 10″


Port: 3 x Worcester ‘S’ type windows. 2 x Worcester ‘S’ type portholes.
Starboard: 2 x Worcester ‘S’ type windows. 2 x Worcester ‘S’ type portholes. 1 x set of steel side doors wood panelled internally.
Front: Steel hatch on bow locker. Steel, 2/3 glazed front doors, wood panelled internally.
Rear: Steel stern doors and sliding roof hatch, wood panelled internally.

110 gallon water tank housed beneath the well deck. Water pump with pressure switch housed behind the front step. Twin coil calorifier heated by the engine’ s heat exchanger and/or the Webasto diesel fired central heating boiler.

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

240v circuit with RCD.
240v landline socket.
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.

3 x Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket

The boat is painted in quality coach enamels. The hull is 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 38hp 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a PRM 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 3 leisure batteries.

1 x 13kg Propane cylinders housed in the bow locker, provide gas to the oven, grill and hob. Note: there is space for 2 cylinders.

Quality steelwork and modern fit-out in oak by Northwich Boat Company.

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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.