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56ft Semi-Trad Stern Narrowboat SOLD £42,500

Maggie Maie is a well cared for one owner semi-trad stern narrowboat by Brunswick Black Boatbuilders. She offers well-planned and comfortable accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use, with 4 berths. She was last out of the water for blacking in November 2015 when she also benefitted from a complete exterior repaint by Coach Craft Boat Refinishers. Lying in Cheshire.


56ft Semi-Trad stern narrow boat. Quality steelwork with side doors, front cratch & cover and a semi-trad stern with rear cover by Brunswick Black Boatbuilders. Part professional, part owner fit-out in teak offering 2-4 berth accommodation by Brunswick Black Boatbuilders. Powered by a Vetus 33hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with a Technodrive TMC60 gearbox.
BSSC to March 2018

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 3 9 self draining well deck with steel locker seats to either side. There is a wooden cratch frame with windows to the front and a zipped and studded vinyl cover with clear panels. The stainless steel water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler.

Generic fixtures and fittings

The ceilings are lined with teal tongue & groove. The cabin sides are lined with teak faced plywood trimmed with solid teak. Hull sides are lined with plywood covered in carpet. All interior wood has been varnished. There are curtains or blinds to all windows. Flooring is ceramic tile with carpet over in the saloon, laminate to the galley and bathroom and carpet in the bedroom.

Saloon 13ft 5in

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

Fixed Furniture: 1 x half height corner cabinet with attached bookcase. Under gunwale TV unit.
Loose Furniture: 1 x 3 seat bed settee, that converts into a double bed. 1 x coffee table.
Heating: Aarrow solid fuel stove set on a ceramic tiled hearth and surround.
Other Features: 24 Sharp, 12v flat screen TV with built in DVD player.
Lighting: 2 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 7 x 12v, halogen ceiling lights.
Power: 4 x 240v sockets. 1 x 12v socket. 1 x TV aerial point.

Shower Room 6ft x 4ft

The cabin shower room has full height ceramic tiling and a white suite comprising:

Suite: Fully tiled shower enclosure with a thermostatic mixer shower and a glazed bi-folding door. Corner vanity unit with inset wash basin, chrome taps and a cupboard beneath. Thetford cassette toilet with two spare cassettes. There is also plumbing and a tank in place for a pump out toilet (the toilet would just need re-connecting). Full height storage beside the shower.

Lighting: 1 x porthole with top hopper opening vent and privacy glass. 2 x 12v, halogen ceiling lights.

Corridor Heating: 1 x central heating radiator ( no boiler at present).

Corridor Lighting: 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally. 1 x porthole with top hoper opening vent.

Galley 10ft

The walk through galley has custom built units with wood effect door and drawer front. Worktops are red granite effect laminate edged in teak with full height ceramic tiled splash-backs.

Base units: 2 x double cupboards, one with drawers above. 1 x single cupboard. 2 x slim-line pull-out storage racks. 3 x corner shelves. Full height oven & fridge housing. Washing machine housing. Freezer space.

Wall Units: 3 x wall shelves.

Appliances: Vanette GG 7000 built in gas oven with separate grill. Vanette 4000/2 inset four burner gas hob. 12v, Lec fridge. 240v, Argos freezer. Zanussi washing machine. Daewoo 600w microwave. Inset, round stainless steel sink and separate drainer with matching monobloc tap.

Lighting: 2 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 4 x 12v, ceiling lights.

Power: 6 x 240v sockets.

Bedroom 10ft x 4ft

Furniture: Fixed double bed with storage space, waste tank and calorifier below. Large walk in wardrobe which also houses the boats electrical equipment. Over-bed cupboards.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator ( no boiler at present).

Lighting: 2 x portholes with top hopper opening vents. 3 x 12v, halogen ceiling lights. 1x 12v, LED wall light in the walk in wardrobe.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets.

Rear Trad deck 4ft 4in and stern 3ft 4in

A wooden rear door with sliding roof hatch leads to the semi-trad deck where the engine is housed under the lift up floor panels. There are steel locker/seats to either side of the semi-trad deck. Wooden stern doors lead to the rear deck and steering position.

Other Features: Pram cover to the semi-trad deck.

Controls: The single lever engine control is just inside the stern doors on the port side. Control panel is located just inside the rear door.


Quality steelwork with semi-trad stern by Brunswick Black Boatbuilders. Teak fit-out by Brunswick Black Boatbuilders and the owner.

Built in 2006
Semi-trad stern.
All steel

Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.

Concrete blocks beneath the floorboards.

Overall Length: 56ft
Cabin Length: 41ft 1in
Width: 6ft 10in;
Interior Headroom: 6ft 6in
Well Deck: 3ft 9in
Draught: not stated


Port side: 2 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 2 x portholes with top hopper opening vents.
Starboard side: 2 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 1 x porthole with top hopper opening vent. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally.
Front: Steel, glazed front doors, wood lined internally.
Rear: Wooden rear door, with sliding roof hatch. Wooden stern doors.

The boat is powered by a Vetus 33hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a Technodrive TMC60 hydraulic 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 3 leisure batteries.

The 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 240v emersion heater and/or the engine heat exchanger. (Plumbing in place for an Alde gas fired boiler).

Heating is provided by the Aarow solid fuel stove in the saloon. Two radiators are plumbed in for use with a boiler at a future date.

240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
1 x 12v, engine driven alternator.
1 x 12v, 110 amp/hr engine start battery.
3 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
Sterling Power Products 1800w inverter.
CEC Plug In Systems 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
1 x Smoke Alarm

Complete exterior repaint by Coach Craft Boat Refinishers in November 2015. The boat was last docked for blacking in November 2015. The hull is protected by 4 anodes and a galvanic isolator.

The boat comes equipped with the normal cruising inventory including ropes and fenders. Any additional items not listed must be negotiated separately with the owners.

The 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.