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57ft 6in Semi-Trad Stern Narrow REDUCED £54,995

Boudicca is a unique narrowboat built by Stowe Hill Marine to reflect the style of a Thames inspection launch with an 'ice breaker' bow and rounded semi-trad stern. The large windows in the living areas give a light and airy feel to the spacious interior. She has comfortable six to eight berth accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use. She has a full survey from May 2015 when she was last out of the water for blacking. Viewing is recommended.

Background

Boudicca is a unique narrowboat built by Stowe Hill Marine to reflect the style of a Thames inspection launch with an ‘ice breaker’ bow and rounded semi-trad stern. The large windows in the living areas give a light and airy feel to the spacious interior. She has comfortable six to eight berth accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use. She has a full survey from May 2015 when she was last out of the water for blacking. Viewing is highly recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation.

BSSC to July 2018

From the Bow

From the bow there is a 8ft 3in well deck with hardwood cratchframe, window to the front and a zipped and studded vinyl cover with clear panels. The large well deck has locker seating with cushions (that can convert to a 2 berth child’s bed), ash table with desmo leg and a second control area with a wheel and a full set of duplicate controls to supplement the tiller arm & controls at the rear. Twin plastic water tanks are located in the bow with a surface mounted filler. Headlamp mounted to the cratchboard.

Generic fixtures and fittings

The ceilings and cabin sides are lined with painted plywood panels trimmed with solid ash. The hull sides are lined with ash faced plywood trimmed with solid ash. All interior wood has been. There are curtains or blinds to all windows. Flooring throughout is solid oak planking.

Saloon 8ft 9in

Wooden full width, half glazed bi-fold front doors, open onto the front deck with a level walk in to the saloon.

Fixed Furniture: 1 x full height cupboard next to fireplace. Under gunwale cabinets and shelves.

Loose Furniture: 1 x sofa bed that converts into a double bed.

Heating: Kabola Old English diesel fired stove set on a ceramic tiled hearth and surround.

Lighting: 6 x fixed, wooden framed double glazed windows. 4 x 12v, halogen ceiling lights.

Power: 1 x 240v socket. 1 x TV aerial point.

Dinette 6ft

Fixed Furniture: The Pullman style dinette has padded bench seats with storage space beneath. The dinette converts into a double berth.

Loose Furniture: Ash table top with demo leg.

Other Features: The calorifier is housed beneath one of the bench seats.

Storage: Under gunwale cabinet.

Lighting: 6 x fixed, wooden framed double glazed windows. 2 x 12v, halogen ceiling lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Galley 8ft

The walk through galley has custom built units with solid ash door and drawer fronts. Worktops are laminate with ceramic tiled splash-backs.

Base units: 1 x single cupboard beneath the sink that extends into the corner. 1 x 3 drawer unit. 1 x single cupboard with drawer above. 1 x corner cupboard. 1 x tumble dryer housing with washing machine below and shelf above. 1 x cooker space. 1 x fridge housing.

Wall Units: 1 x locker style wall cupboard.

Appliances: Slot in Hotpoint Ultima gas cooker with separate oven & grill. 800W microwave. 240v, Whirlpool fridge with icebox. Washing machine. White Knight tumble dryer. Inset, stainless steel sink and drainer with Swan’s neck monobloc tap.

Lighting: 2 x sets of steel side doors, wood lined internally. 4 x 12v, halogen ceiling lights. 1 x Houdini roof hatch.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets.

Shower Room 5ft

The full width shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Shower enclosure with thermostatic shower and glazed door. Freestanding frosted glass wash basin with chrome mixer tap. Jabsco pump-out toilet. Under gunwale cupboard.

Lighting: 2 x fixed portholes with privacy glass. 4 x 12v, halogen ceiling lights. 1 x extractor fan.

Semi-trad 4ft and stern 3ft

Semi-trad deck with locker/seats to either side. The engine and running gear is housed under the lift up floor panels. Steel rear doors wood lined internally lead to the rear deck and steering position.

Other Features: Socket for a removable parasol.

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

Specifications

BUILDER

Quality steelwork with ash fit-out to a Thames inspection launch style with an ice-breaker bow by Stowe Hill Marine.

BUILD DETAILS

Built in 2002.
Semi-Trad stern.
10/6/5/4mm

INSULATION

Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.

BALLAST

Concrete blocks beneath the floorboards.

DIMENSIONS

Overall Length: 57 ft 6in

Cabin Length: 39ft 5in

Width: 6ft 10in;

Interior Headroom: 6ft 2in

Well Deck: 8ft 3in

Draught: 2ft 6in

WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES

Port side: 6 x fixed, wooden framed double glazed windows. 2 x portholes, one fixed with privacy glass and one with top hopper opening vent. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally.

Starboard side: 6 x fixed, wooden framed double glazed windows. 2 x portholes, one fixed with privacy glass and one with top hopper opening vent. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally.

Front: Full width wooden half glazed bi-folding front doors. Rear: Steel rear doors, wood lined internally.

Roof: 1 x Houdini roof hatch.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION

The boat is powered by a Beta Marine BV1903 43hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a 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 2 x 12v alternators to charge the start battery and the 5 leisure batteries.

BOW-THRUSTER

ARS ‘Achilles Screw’ type hydraulic bow thruster with controls at the bow and the stern.

WATER

Twin 75 gallon plastic water tanks located in the bow. Water pump with pressure switch is located adjacent to the tank. Twin coil calorifier is heated by the Kabola diesel fired stove, 240v emersion heater and/or the engine heat exchanger.

HEATING

Heating is provided by the Kabola diesel fired stove with back boiler.

ELECTRICS

240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, 45/95 amp/hr engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, 95 amp/hr engine start battery.
4 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
Victron 3kW inverter/charger.
Adverc battery Management system.

GAS

2 x Propane cylinders housed in the stern locker, provide gas to the oven, grill and hob.

FIRE SAFETY

3 x 1kg Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket
1 x Carbon Monoxide Detector

EXTERIOR FINISH

The boat was professionally painted when built. The boat was last docked for blacking in May 2015. 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.

MOORING INFORMATION

Current moorings are available by separate negotiation.

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.

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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.