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+ 46ft(14.02m) Tug Style Narrowboat 2006 + Hull by Roger Farrington 2006/Owner F/O 2007/13 + Bolinder 1052 - 2cyl Diesel Engine 1958 + Two Berth

Categories: Tug Style, Sold


46ft (14.02m) Tug-Style Narrowboat, 2006 
Hull:  Roger Farrington          Fit-out: Owner 2007 –2013


Batavia was inspired by the Stewarts & Lloyds tug Pacific. Roger Farrington started to build Batavia after he sold the tug Pacific. The hull was built up to the gunwale when work ceased and was purchased in 2005 when what had been built was modified slightly and a cabin added. All the work was carried out by Roger and Michael Farrington and was completed in 2006 when Batavia was launched. The fit-out was completed by the current owner 2007 - 2013 during which he acquired two Bolinder 1052 engines as a source of spares these are included in the sale.

 HULL: The shell is built with S275 Steel shot blasted and primed .Thicknesses when new 12.5/8/5mm last blacked Dec 2017.Four Anodes fitted. Stainless steel water tank under foredeck approx 400l below storage area.
Livery: classic Tug grey and black with red decks.

Deckhead T&G painted white. Upper sides panelled ply, painted cream. 
Lower sides T&G painted brick red. Flooring engineered oak painted Black.
Aft of Engine Room Storage area with multiple cupboards and storage areas.

 BERTHS:  Twin berths will convert into a wide double  in saloon

Storage area with multiple cupboards and storage areas.


Vintage Bolinder 1052  2-cylinder Diesel Engine dated 1958.  Electric or hand  starting. Morco gas water heater. 12v system has two banks of 3 x 110AH batteries plus a single starter battery. Two inverters: Victron 12/1600 Combi Charger & a Victron 800w with low power mode.


 Twin berths will convert into a wide double  in saloon


Part-glazed doors to engine room. Forward doors with full-length mirror.  Corian work surface with circular basin + chrome mixer tap. Shower. “Porta-Potti” toilet +  2 cassettes. Wheeled trolley. 3/4-height wardrobe + Panasonic Microwave (2013) above.  Towel rack.



Corian work-top with s/s sink & drainer + mixer tap, cupboards below. Full size       Baumatic gas oven/grill (2010). 2-burner Bosch hob . Zanussi 240v Larder Fridge. Large pigeon-box style skylight.


Taylors diesel stove. Mounted TV and small fold-down table. Two conversion bunks either side which convert into double bed, storage under. Shelf unit under forward doors. Large pigeon box style skylight. Two oval-shaped portholes. Access to large storage area underneath foredeck.


 FORE-DECK:  Gas locker capable of holding 6 x 3.9kg bottles + auto change-over regulator.


Removable headlamp. Ship’s horn, 2 folding chairs, short ladder, various tools, 240V landline cable with two long extension cables, small battery charger, 4 large inflatable fenders, warps and fenders.


                                                                     BSS Certificate to  13/11/2018                                                                         


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