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65ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £39,995

Named after the Greek goddess, Pallas Athene is a three owner, 65ft live-aboard spec boat built originally for the well known boater and author Tony Lewis. She has been well cared for by her current owners and provides a comfortable and spacious live-aboard boat with much storage space, offering 4-berth accommodation. Viewing is recommended. Moorings are available by separate negotiation.

Background

65ft Trad stern narrow boat. Quality 10/6/5/4mm steelwork with front cratch and cover, side doors, a trad stern by Aldridge Boats. High quality professional fit-out by Aldridge Boats and the first owner in pine T&G with solid pine trims offering 4 berth accommodation. Powered by a Lister, 4 cylinder 40hp marine diesel engine and gearbox.

BSSC to May 2018.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 3’ 6” self draining well deck with steel locker/seats to either side. There is a hardwood cratch frame with windows to the front and a vinyl cover with clear panels. The integral water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler. The headlamp is mounted on the front of the cratch frame.

Generic fixtures and fittings

The ceilings, cabin sides and hull sides are lined with pine tongue & groove trimmed with solid pine. There are curtains or blinds to all windows. Flooring is a combination of Parquet, carpet and wood effect laminate.

Saloon 21ft

Hardwood, ½ glazed front doors, open out onto the front deck with steps down into the spacious saloon.

Fixed Furniture: 2 x half height corner cupboards, one with built in radio cassette player. Under gunwale bookcase and shelving. 2 x half height cupboards aft of the saloon

Loose Furniture: Large sofa bed that converts into a double bed. Small drop leaf dining table with two dining chairs.

Heating: Morso Squirrel solid fuel stove set on a tiled hearth and surround.

Lighting: 2 x fixed windows to the front bulkhead. 4 x windows with top hopper and slide openings. 3 x 12v, fluorescent ceiling lights. 7 x 12v, halogen wall lights. 1 x Houdini roof hatch.

Power: 7 x 240v sockets. 4 x 12v sockets. 1 x TV aerial point.

Galley 8ft 2in

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

Base units: 2 x double cupboards with drawers above. 1 x single cupboard that extends into the corner. 1 x freezer housing. Full height oven and fridge housing. Extra drawers in the kickboards.

Wall Units: Wall shelves with fiddle rails.

Appliances: Vanette, built-in eye level gas oven and grill. Primus gas hob combined with a stainless steel sink and drainer. Fridge People 240v, fridge. Proline, 240v freezer. Sharp, 750w microwave.

Lighting: 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally with side steps and roof hatch. 1 x window with top hopper and slide opening. 1 x Houdini hatch. 3 x 12v, fluorescent ceiling lights.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets.

Shower Room 5ft 4in

The recently updated cabin shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Shower cubicle with a thermostatic mixer shower and a shower curtain. Vanity unit with porcelain wash basin, chrome mixer tap and a cupboard beneath. Thetford cassette ceramic bowl toilet with 2 spare cassettes.

Lighting: 1 x fixed porthole. 1 x 12v, LED ceiling light.

Storage: Full height storage cupboard accessed from the corridor.

Corridor Lighting: 1 x fixed porthole. 1 x 12v, fluorescent ceiling light.

Bedroom 5ft 10in

Furniture: Fixed 4’ double bed with storage drawers below. Full height double wardrobe. 1 x over-bed open cupboard. Under gunwale shelf. Heating: Electric Panel heater. Lighting: 2 x fixed portholes. 1 x Houdini hatch. 1 x 12v, fluorescent ceiling light. 2 x 12v, halogen reading lights. Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Walk in wardrobe/Office 4ft 10in

Fixed Furniture: This compact room has a selection of pine fitted wardrobes, drawers and cupboards to either side of a short corridor. The calorifier is also housed here.

Lighting: 2 x fixed portholes. 1 x 12v, ceiling light. 1 x Dog Box.

Power: 3 x 240v sockets.

Aft Area 4ft 8in and stern 3ft 6in

Aft of the walk-in wardrobe is the aft area where the engine is housed under the lift up floor panels. The electrics for the boat are also housed here. Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch lead to the rear deck and steering position.

Lighting: 2 x fixed portholes. 1 x 12v, ceiling light

Controls: The single lever engine control is on the starboard side just inside the stern doors.

Other Features: Steerer’s seats.

Specifications

BUILDER

Quality steelwork with trad stern and a pine T&G fit-out by Aldridge Boats.

BUILD DETAILS

Built in 1991
Trad stern.
10/6/5/4mm

INSULATION

Polystyrene insulation behind the cabin linings.

BALLAST

Concrete blocks beneath the floorboards.

DIMENSIONS

Overall Length: 65ft

Cabin Length: 54ft

Width: 6ft 10in;

Interior Headroom: 6ft 5in

Well Deck: 4ft 6in

Draught: Not Stated

WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES

Port side: 3 x windows with top hopper and slide openings. 4 x fixed portholes.

Starboard side: 2 x windows with top hopper and slide openings. 4 x fixed portholes. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally with roof hatch and side steps.

Front: Hardwood, ½ glazed front doors. 2 x fixed windows.

Rear: Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch.

Roof: 2 x Houdini hatches. 1 x Dog box.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION

The boat is powered by a Lister 40hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine coupled to a gearbox, 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 4 leisure batteries.

WATER

The integral steel water tank is located beneath the well deck. Water pump with pressure switch and accumulator is located under the front steps. The twin coil calorifier is heated by the 240v emersion and/or the engine heat exchanger.

HEATING

Heating is provided by the Morso solid fuel stove in the saloon and an electric panel heater in the bedroom.

ELECTRICS

240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
1 x 12v, engine driven alternator.
1 x 12v, engine start battery.
4 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle Leisure batteries.
Mastervolt 2kw Pure Sine Wave inverter.
Power Master battery charger.
Battery Management system.

GAS

1 x 13kg Propane cylinder housed in the bow locker provides gas to oven, grill and hob.

FIRE SAFETY

4 x 2kg Dry Powder extinguishers.
2 x Fire Blankets.
1 x Smoke Detector.
1 x Carbon Monoxide Detector.

EXTERIOR FINISH

The boat was repainted in 2013. The boat was last docked for blacking in September 2015. The hull is protected by 6 anodes.

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.