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55ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £44,995

Alavia is a handsome well cared for two-owner narrowboat built by respected builder Tim Tyler and has an extra wide rear hatch giving the practicality of a semi-trad stern when cruising. She benefitted from a partial repaint in 2015 and she was last docked for blacking and new anodes in March 2018 when the engine was also serviced. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until May 2022. Viewing is recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation.

Background

55ft Trad stern narrow boat. Quality steelwork believed to be 10/6/4mm steelwork with side doors and a trad stern by Tyler-Wilson/ Mike Christian. Stylish professional fit-out by Mike Goddard, in painted T&G and painted marine ply with solid light oak trims offering comfortable 2 berth accommodation. Powered by a Barrus Shire 40hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with twin alternators coupled to a PRM 150 gearbox. BSSC to May 2022.

From the Bow

From the bow which holds the gas locker, there is a 4′ 2″ open self draining. The stainless steel water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler. The headlamp is mounted on the roof.

Generic fixtures and fittings

The ceilings are lined with painted tongue and groove. Cabin sides are lined with painted marine plywood all trimmed with solid light oak. Hull sides are lined with light oak veneered plywood panels trimmed with solid light oak. All interior wood has been either varnished or painted. There are curtains or blinds to all windows. Flooring throughout is wood effect laminate except in the shower room which has ceramic floor tiles

Saloon 14′ 7″

Steel ½ glazed front doors, wood lined internally open out onto the front deck with storage steps down into the spacious open plan saloon. There is plenty of space for your own furniture, which could include a sofa bed to give 4 berths.

Fixed Furniture: 2 x full height cupboards either side of the front doors. 1 x half height corner cabinet. 1 x under gunwale bookcase.

Loose Furniture: 1 x wheel back chair. 1 x small table top on a desmo leg.

Other Features: 12v, Logik 18″ flat screen TV.

Heating: Aarrowe solid fuel stove set on a tiled hearth and surround. 1 x central heating radiator in a fretwork cover.

Lighting: 4 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 6 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets. 1 x TV aerial point.

Galley 8′ 6″

The walk through galley has custom made solid light oak cabinets and doors. Worktops are woodblock with matching ceramic tiled splash-backs.

Base units: 2 x double cupboards. 1 x single cupboard. 1 x single cupboard. Oven housing. Fridge housing. Washing machine housing.

Appliances: Country Leisure Spinflo, inset four burner gas hob. Country Leisure Midi Prima, built-in gas oven and grill. 12v, Fridgemaster fridge with icebox. Candy washing machine. Under slung stainless steel sink with chrome monobloc tap.

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: 6 x 240v sockets.

Bathroom 5′ 6″

The full width shower room has half height ceramic tiling and a white suite comprising:

Suite: Fully tiled shower enclosure with a mixer shower and glazed door. Corner vanity unit with inset ceramic wash basin, chrome taps and a cupboard beneath. Thetford cassette toilet. Wall mounted shelf with large vanity mirror above.

Storage: 1 x full height storage cupboard.

Heating: 1 x chrome towel rail.

Lighting: 2 x portholes with top openings and privacy glass. 1 x 12v, ceiling light with extractor fan.

Bedroom 9′ x 2″

Furniture: 2 x adult sized fixed single beds with storage space below, the single beds can convert to a double. 1 full height wardrobe. 2 x half height over-bed cupboards.

Heating: 1 x central heating radiator in a fretwork cover.

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

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Semi-trad deck 4′ 6″ & Stern 3′ 5″

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

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

Specifications

BUILD DETAILS
Built in 2006
Trad stern.
10/6/4mm believed to be.

BUILDER
Quality steelwork with side doors and a trad stern by Tim Tyler/ Mike Christian. Professional fit-out in light oak by Mike Goddard.

INSULATION
Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.

BALLAST
Concrete blocks beneath the floorboards.

DIMENSIONS
Overall Length: 55′
Cabin Length: 42′ 7″
Width: 6′ 10″
Interior Headroom: 6′ 7″
Well Deck: 4′ 2″
Draught: Not Stated

WINDOWS, DOORS & HATCHES
Port side: 3 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 2 x portholes with top openings and privacy glass.
Starboard side: 3 x windows with top hopper opening vents. 2 x portholes with top openings and privacy glass. 1 x set of steel side doors, wood lined internally.
Front: Steel ½ glazed front doors, wood lined internally.
Rear: Steel rear doors, wood lined internally with extra large sliding roof hatch.

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

WATER
The 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 heater, Alde gas fired boiler and/or the engine heat exchanger.

HEATING
Heating is provided by the Aarrowe solid fuel stove in the saloon and the Alde gas fired boiler running 3 radiators.

ELECTRICS
240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, driven alternators.
1 x 12v, engine start battery.
4 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
1.5kw Power Jack inverter.
2 x roof mounted solar panels with solar charge controller.

FIRE SAFETY
4 x Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket
1 x Carbon Monoxide Detector.
1 x Smoke Alarm.

EXTERIOR FINISH
Partial exterior repaint in 2015. The boat was last docked for blacking in March 2018. The hull is protected by 4 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.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
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.

MOORING INFORMATION
Current 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.