Creeping Jane is a beautifully presented 2011 one-owner, two bedroomed narrow boat that has been maintained with care. She has a tonneau cover to the rear. The exterior was given a full back to metal repainted in August/September 2018 by Trent Valley Marine and she was also last docked for blacking in September 2018. She represents an excellent opportunity to acquire an ideal boat for a family live-aboard or extended cruising.
60ft Semi-Trad stern narrow boat. Quality steelwork with side doors and a semi-trad stern by Narrowboats of Staffordshire. Fit-out to a very high standard by Beardall Marine Services in ash offering comfortable 6 berth accommodation. Powered by a Vetus 42hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with Newage PRM 150 D2 hydraulic gearbox. Vetus electric bow thruster with controls at the stern. Viewing recommended. Moorings are available by separate negotiation. BSSC to July 2019.
From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 3′9″ self draining well deck with steel locker/seats to either side. The water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler. The headlamp is mounted on the roof.
The ceilings, cabin sides and hull sides are lined with ash faced plywood trimmed with solid ash. All interior wood has been varnished. There are curtains or blinds to all windows. Flooring throughout is wood effect laminate.
Steel, 2/3 glazed front doors, wood lined internally open out onto the front deck with a box step down into the open plan saloon.
Fixed Furniture: 1 x half height corner cupboard with built in CD/radio player and shelves above. 1 x bookcase.
Loose Furniture: 1 x sofa bed that converts in to a double bed. 1 x butterfly dining table with four folding chairs and two stools.
Heating: Villager solid fuel stove set on a tiled hearth and surround. 1 x central heating radiator.
Other Features: Hitachi flat screen TV with built in DVD.
Lighting: 2 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 5 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.
Power: 4 x 240v sockets. 1 x TV aerial.
The compact “U” shaped galley has custom built units with solid ash doors and drawers. Worktops are grey laminate.
Base units: 1 x double cupboard beneath the sinks that extends into the corners. 1 x single cupboard with drawer above. 1 x full height oven and fridge housing with cupboard above.
Wall Units: 1 x single wall cupboard. 2 x wall mounted shelves.
Appliances: Eye level, built in Belling gas oven with separate grill. Inset, Spinflo 4 burner gas hob. 12v, Shoreline fridge with ice box. Inset stainless sink and drainer with a chrome taps.
Other Features: Fold out table/worktop.
Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper opening vent. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally. 4 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.
Power: 2 x 240v sockets.
Separate toilet compartment with a Thetford Porta-Potti toilet and a folding door
Lighting: 1 x porthole with top hopper opening vent and privacy glass. 1 x 12v, LED ceiling light.
Furniture: Across the boat extending 5 double bed with storage drawers below. 2 x bedside cabinets. 4 x over-bed cupboards.
Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.
Lighting: 1 x porthole with top hopper opening vent. 1 x window with top hopper opening vent. 2 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, LED reading lights.
Power: 4 x 240v sockets.
The cabin shower room has a white suite comprising:
Suite: Full size shower enclosure with thermostatic mixer shower and a glazed folding door. Vanity unit with inset porcelain wash basin, chrome mixer tap and a cupboard beneath. Thetford cassette toilet. Full height storage cupboard beside the shower.
Heating: 1 x chrome towel radiator.
Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper opening vent and privacy glass. 2 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.
Corridor Lighting: 1 x window with top hopper opening vent.
Furniture: 2 x fixed single bunk beds with storage below. 1 x full height shelving unit. 1 x full height wardrobe.
Heating: 1 x central heating radiator.
Lighting: 1 x porthole with top hopper opening vent. 1 x window with top hopper opening vent. 2 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.
Aft of the rear bedroom is the utility area housing the Indesit washer/dryer and the electrical equipment for the boat.
A rear door leads from the utility area to the semi-trad deck where the engine is housed under the lift up floor panels. There are steel locker seats to either side of the semi-trad deck. Aft of the semi-trad deck are the stern doors which lead to the rear deck and steering position.
Controls: The single lever engine control is on the port side just inside the stern doors.
Other Features: Rear tonneau cover.
Built in 2011.
Quality steelwork with side doors and semi-trad stern by Staffordshire Narrowboats. Professional fit-out in ash by Beardall Marine Srevices.
Kinspan insulation behind the cabin linings.
Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.
Overall Length: 60′
Cabin Length: 44′ 11″
Width: 6′ 10″
Interior Headroom: 6′ 5″
Well Deck: 3′ 9″
Draught: 1′ 9″
WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES
Port side: 3 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 2 x portholes with top hopper opening vents.
Starboard side: 4 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally.
Front: Steel, 2/3 glazed front doors, wood lined internally.
Rear: Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with sliding roof hatch. Steel stern doors, wood lined internally
2 x 13kg Propane cylinders housed in the bow locker, provide gas to the hob, oven and grill.
The 550 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 240v emersion and/or the engine heat exchanger.
Heating is provided by the Villager solid fuel stove in the saloon and the Webasto diesel 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, 75 amp/hr engine start battery.
3 x 12v, 130 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
Battery management system.
Sterling Power Products 2.5kw inverter/charger.
Roof mounted solar panel plus controller.
3 x 1kg Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket
1 x Smoke Alarm
1 x Carbon Monoxide Detector
The boat had a back to bare metal repaint in September 2018 by Trent Valley Marine. The boat was last docked for blacking in September 2018. The hull is protected by 8 anodes, 4 of the 8 anodes were renewed at blacking.
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 Vetus 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 3 leisure batteries.
Current moorings are available by separate negotiation.
Vetus 55kgf electric bow-thruster with controls at the stern
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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.