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60ft Trad Stern Narrowboat SOLD - £54,995

'Hello' is a well cared for two-owner 2004 live-aboard spec 60ft Trad stern narrowboat built by respected builder Severn Valley Boat Centre. The dinette converts to a double berth allowing for 4 berth accommodation. She was also last docked for blacking in March 2017 and an in water survey was carried out in 2015. Notable features include the extra wide rear hatch , the solar panels and a clever inner screen for the side doors. Lying in Northamptonshire.


60ft Trad stern narrow boat. Quality steelwork with cratch and cover to the front, side doors and trad stern by Severn Valley Boat Centre. Professional fit-out in light oak by Severn Valley Boat Centre offering comfortable 2 berth accommodation. Powered Barrus Shire 40hp diesel engine with a PRM 150 hydraulic gearbox. BSSC to July 2022.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 4’ self draining well deck with locker/seats to either side. There is a drop down table to the front. The fixed cratch frame has a window to the front and two UPVC double glazed doors. The stainless steel water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler. The headlamp is mounted on the front of the cratch. 1 x 240v exterior socket and an intercom phone

Generic fixtures and fittings

The ceilings, cabin sides and hull sides are lined with light oak faced plywood trimmed with solid light oak. All interior wood has been varnished. There are blinds or curtains to all windows. Flooring throughout is carpet tiles over wood effect laminate.

Saloon 11′ 8″

Wooden, ½ glazed front doors, open out onto the front deck with storage steps down into the open plan saloon.

Fixed Furniture: 1 x low level corner cabinet with built in JVC stereo radio/CD player. Under gunwale display shelves.

Loose Furniture: Pine 3 drawer desk.

Heating: Bubble diesel fired stove set on tiled hearth and surround.

2 x fixed windows to the front bulkhead. 2 x windows with top hopper opening vents and secondary double glazing. 4 x 12v, ceiling lights. 4 x 12v, LED wall lights.

Power: 6 x 230v sockets. TV aerial points


Galley 9ft

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

Base units: 2 x large cupboards that extend into the corners. 1 x full height oven and fridge housing with a cupboard above. 1 x 4 drawer unit. Extending worktop.

Wall Units: 1 x double Pinnacle cupboard with glazed doors. 2 x wall shelves.

Appliances: Vanette 4000/2, inset four burner gas hob. Vanette GG7000, built in eyelevel, gas oven with separate oven and grill. 12v, fridge with icebox. Waeco, 12v freezer. LG, 800w microwave. Inset, enamel sink and drainer with chrome monobloc tap.

Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper opening vent and secondary double glazing. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally with fold up Perspex screen. 2 x 12v, ceiling lights.

Power: 4 x 240v sockets.

Shower Room 6′ 4″

The cabin Shower room has ceramic tiled splash-backs and a white suite comprising:

Suite: 4’ bath with brass effect, telephone style mixer shower and a sliding glazed screen. Vanity unit with wash basin, brass effect taps and a cupboard beneath. Thetford cassette toilet with two spare cassettes.

Storage: Full height storage cupboard beside the bath.

Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper opening vent, privacy glass and secondary double glazing. 1 x 12v, ceiling light.

Corridor Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Bedroom 11ft 3in

Furniture: Fixed double bed with storage drawers below. 2 x full height wardrobes. 2 x over-bed cupboards. Wall shelves. 1 x electrics cupboard.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.

Lighting: 2 x portholes with secondary double glazing. 3 x 12v, ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, halogen reading lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Trad Area 4ft 5in and Stern 3ft 5in

Aft of the bedroom is the trad area where the engine is housed under the lift up floor panels. Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with extra large sliding roof hatch lead to the rear deck and steering position.

Other Features: Locker/seat to the port side. Steel and wood Taff seat with wind break.

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


Quality steelwork with trad stern and light oak fit-out by Severn Valley Boat Centre.

Built in 2004.
Trad stern.

Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.

Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.

Overall Length: 60′
Cabin Length: 49ft 4in;
Width: 6ft 10in;
Interior Headroom: 6ft 5in;
Well Deck: 4′
Draught Not Stated


Port side: 4 x windows with top hopper opening vents and secondary double glazing. 1x porthole with secondary double glazing.

Starboard side: 3 x windows with top hopper opening vents and secondary double glazing. 1 x porthole with secondary double glazing. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally with fold up Perspex screen.

Front: Wooden, ½ glazed front doors.

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



The boat is powered by a Barrus Shire 40hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a PRM 150 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 twin 12v alternators to charge the start battery and the 4 leisure batteries.


The 455 litre 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 Eberspacher diesel fired boiler, 240v immersion and/or the engine heat exchanger.

Heating is provided by the Bubble diesel fired stove in the saloon. The Eberspacher diesel fired central heating boiler running 3 radiators as does the back boiler on the Bubble stove.

240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, 50/70amp/hr engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, 128 amp/hr engine start battery.
4 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
Sterling 1.8kw inverter.
Sterling battery Charger.
Battery Management system.
3 x solar panels providing a 495W charging system.

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

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.

The boat was professionally painted when built. The boat was last docked for blacking in March 2017 and the hull is protected by 4 anodes and a galvanic isolator.

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

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.