We are delighted to offer Nell, a beautiful 2003 live-aboard spec 57ft Trad stern narrowboat built by respected builder G & J Reeves. She is beautifully presented and has benefitted from a full repaint in 2012 by Great Haywood Marine Services. She was also last docked for blacking in July 2017 and looks almost new. Notable features include the refitted bathroom, side doors with top hatch and a roof mounted storage box. Viewing highly recommended.
57ft Trad style narrow boat. Quality steelwork with side doors and trad stern by G & J Reeves. Professional fit out by Butler Boats in light oak. Powered by a Beta marine 43hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with PRM gearbox. BSSC to March 2019
From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 6′ open, self draining well deck. There are locker/seats to either side of the well deck. There is a wooden cratch frame with windows to the front and a vinyl cover with clear panels. The stainless steel water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler.
The ceilings, cabin sides and hull sides are lined with pine T&G and oak faced plywood panels trimmed with solid oak. All interior wood has been varnished. There are curtains or blinds to all windows. Flooring throughout is tile effect laminate.
Hardwood, ½ glazed front doors open out onto the front deck with a box step down into the open plan saloon.
Loose Furniture: Large sofa bed, easy chair, ottoman storage chest, and free standing chest of drawers.
Heating: Solid fuel stove set on a tiled hearth. 2 x large central heating radiators.
Lighting: 4 x windows with fully removable glass. 6 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.
Power: 5 x 240v sockets. 1 x TV aerial point. 1 x intercom phone.
The walk through galley has custom built units with light oak door and drawer fronts. Worktops are granite effect laminate. Gloss black laminate splashback behind cooker. Base units: 2 x double cupboards. 1 x large cupboard that extends into the corner. 1 x shelving unit. 1 x 3 drawer unit. Cooker space. Fridge housing. Wall Units: 3 x single cupboards. 1 x double cupboard. Appliances: Thetford slot in gas cooker. 240v, fridge/freezer. Panasonic 850W microwave. Inset sink with chrome Swan’s neck monobloc tap. Lighting: 1 x windows with with fully removable glass. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally, with top hatch. 4 x 12v, halogen ceiling lights. Power: 4 x 240v sockets. 1 x 12v socket.
The walk through bathroom was fully refitted in 2014 and has a white suite comprising:
Suite: Corner shower enclosure with glazed doors, chrome thermostatic shower. Round counter top porcelain wash basin set on a vanity unit with chrome monobloc tap and a cupboard beneath. Thetford cassette toilet with spare cassette.
Lighting: 2 x portholes with fully removable privacy glass. 4 x 12v, halogen ceiling lights.
Heating: 2 x small central heating radiators.
Furniture: Across the boat double bed with storage below. Two x full height wardrobes, 1 x full height cupboard and 2 x small shelves.
Lighting: 2 x portholes with with fully removable glass. 2 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.
Power: 2 x 240v sockets.
Aft of the the bedroom is the trad area housing the engine and the electrical hardware for the boat. Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch lead from the trad area to the rear deck and steering position.
Controls: The column mounted single lever engine control is on the port side.
Other Features: Steel Taff rail.
Built in 2003
Quality steelwork with cruiser stern by G & J Reeves. Professional fit out by Butler Boats.
Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.
Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.
Overall Length: 57′
Cabin Length: 48′ 4″
Width: 6′ 10″
Interior Headroom: 6′ 4″
Well Deck: 6′ 0″
Draught: Not stated
WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES
Port side: 3 x windows with fully removable glass. 2 x portholes with fully removable glass.
Starboard side: 2 x windows with fully removable glass. 2 x portholes with fully removable glass. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally. Front: Hardwood ½ glazed front doors.
Rear: Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch.
2 x Propane cylinders housed in the bow locker, provide gas to the cooker.
The 100 gallon stainless steel water tank is housed under the well deck. Water pump with pressure switch and accumulator is located in the rear engine compartment. Twin coil calorifier is heated by the Alde gas boiler and/or the engine heat exchanger.
Heating is provided by the Morso solid fuel stove in the saloon and the Alde gas fired central heating boiler running 4 radiators.
240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, 110 amp/hr engine start battery.
5 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
Victron 2.5kva inverter/charger.
Battery management system.
3 x 1kg Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket
1 x Carbon Monoxide Detector.
1 x Smoke Alarm.
The boat was repainted in 2012 by Great Haywood Marine Services. The boat was last docked for blacking in July 2017 and is protected by 6 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.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The boat is powered by a Beta marine 43hp, 4 cylinder, 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 alternator to charge the start battery and the 6 leisure batteries.
The current moorings are available by separate negotiation.
A full colour brochure about this boat is available for download as a PDF file.
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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.