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50ft Cruiser stern Narrowboat £57,500

Tamarind is a beautifully presented one owner narrow boat that has been maintained with care and is presented with a full history file. She is ideally suited to extended cruising or as a compact live-aboard for two. She has a cratch and cover to the front that was renewed in 2017 and a dodger to the rear cruiser deck. There is also a tonneau cover for the rear deck and additional covers for the controls, the side doors and the front door. Lying in Cheshire.


50ft Cruiser stern narrow boat. Quality 10/6/5mm steelwork with side doors and a cruiser stern by J L Pinder & Son. Modern professional fit-out in oak faced ply with solid oak trims by Wedgewood Narrowboats of Middlewich offering 2 + 2 berth accommodation to a reverse lay-out. Powered by a Isuzu 42hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with Newage PRM 150 D2 gearbox.

BSSC to May 2022.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 3ft 9in self draining well deck. There are steel locker/seats to either side of the well deck. The cratch has a window to the front and a vinyl cover (new in 2017). 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.

Generic fixtures and fittings

The ceilings, cabin sides and hull sides are lined with oak faced plywood with solid oak trims. There are blinds or curtains to all windows. All interior wood has been varnished. There are blinds or curtains to all windows. Flooring throughout is solid oak planks.

Bedroom 9ft 3in

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

Furniture: Across the boat double bed with storage below. 2 x full height wardrobes. 2 x over-bed cupboards. 2 x bedside tables.

Heating: 2 x central heating radiators.

Lighting: 2 x portholes with top hopper openings. 4 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, halogen reading lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Shower Room 6ft

The full width shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Quadrant shower enclosure shower with a chrome thermostatic shower. Corner vanity unit with granite top, inset wash basin, chrome monobloc tap and a cupboard beneath. Thetford cassette toilet with 2 spare cassettes.

Special Features: The toilet is contained in a clever, small cabin within the bathroom, allowing continued access to the bedroom when in use.

Heating: 1 x towel rail. 1 x central heating radiator.

Lighting: 2 x portholes with top hopper openings and privacy glass. 3 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.

Power: 1 x shaver point.

Galley 8ft 10in

The walk through galley has custom built cupboards with oak door and drawer fronts. Worktops are solid granite with matching splash-backs.

Base units: 3 x double cupboards. 1 x single cupboard. 1 x 4 drawer unit. Cooker space. Fridge housing. Rear electrics and storage cupboard. 1 x full height cupboard with hanging rail.

Wall Units: 1 x double wall cupboard

Appliances: Spin-flo Caprice slot in gas cooker with separate oven and grill and a glazed lid/splash-back. Shoreline, 12v fridge with ice box. Under slung stainless steel round sink with Swans neck monobloc tap.

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

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Cruiser Deck and Stern 6ft 10in

Steel rear doors, wood panelled internally with sliding roof hatch lead to the cruiser deck steering position. The engine is housed under the lift up floor panels. There are steel locker/seats to either side of the rear doors.

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


Quality steelwork with cruiser stern by JL Pinder & Son. Professional oak fit-out by Wedgewood Narrowboats.

Built in 2010.
Cruiser stern.

Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.

Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.

Overall Length: 50′
Cabin Length: 36ft 11in;
Width: 6ft 10in;
Interior Headroom: 6ft 8in;
Well Deck: 3ft 9in
Draught: 2ft 6in


Port side: 2 x portholes with top hopper opening vents. 2 x windows with top hopper opening vents.

Starboard side: 1 x window with top hopper opening vent. 2 x portholes with top hopper opening vents. 1 x set of steel, glazed side doors, wood lined internally.

Front: Steel half glazed front doors, wood lined internally.

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


The boat is powered by a Isuzu 42hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a PRM 150 D2 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 450 litre stainless steel water tank is located beneath the well deck. Water pump with pressure switch is located in the front wardrobe. Twin coil calorifier is heated by the Webasto diesel fired boiler, and/or the engine heat exchanger.


Heating is provided by the Stovax solid fuel stove in the saloon and the Webasto diesel fired boiler running 5 radiators.

240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, 110/90 amp/hr engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, 96 amp/hr engine start battery.
4 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
Sterling 1800w inverter.
Sterling Prosport 8 charger.
3 x 60w flexible Solar Panels.

2 x 13kg Propane cylinders housed in the stern lockers, provide gas to the cooker.

3 x 1kg Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket
1 x Smoke Alarm
1 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 using quality coach enamels and has been well maintained. The boat was last docked for blacking in July 2014. The hull is protected by 4 anodes and a galvanic isolator.

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.