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70ft Trad-stern N'boat 1988, Built by Wolverhampton Narrowboat & Canal Co, + Gardner Engine 2cyl 28HP, 6 Berth

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Columbus £54,950.00    

70ft Trad-stern N'boat 1988
Built: Wolverhampton NarrowBoat Co
 Gardner 2 cyl 28hp & B'man’s Cabin
6 berths


Original thicknesses 10/6/mm. Last surveyed 2014. 3-coat blacking & 8 anodes replaced Oct 2017.  100 gal approx water tank. 50 gal approx fuel tank. Stirrup step. Brass mushroom vents & fairleads. Bulls-eye roof light & pigeon box. Equipment rack. Small solar panel. Black finished aluminium top-hopper windows, small brass portholes aft. Navigation lights + “Bobby Dazzler”. Galley & engine room side doors. Livery (repainted 2000): - red roof, white sides, black panels, red lines & upstands. Traditionally decorated aft doors

 BERTHS: Six. Fixed double amidships. Conversion double amidships. Conversion double or one single aft. Scope for sofa-bed in saloon


Headroom of approx 6’3” maximum. Fireproof polystyrene insulation. Quality fit-out with  profiled teak t&g to deckhead & upper sides + matching deckhead beams and trims. Beige carpeted lower sides. Light oak laminate t&g strip flooring. Patterned beige curtains. Recessed deckhead lighting.


Timber-topped side seat-lockers. Brass stand for Francis searchlight on foredeck. Glazed  deckboard, top plank & fitted “cratch” cover. Part-glazed doors to saloon.


Morso solid-fuel stove (new 2011) + back-boiler to radiators, in tiled surround + brass  scuttle, tools & Eco-fan. 2 beige upholstered revolving & tilting armchairs + matching footstools. Counter-height corner display cabinet. TV aerial point + signal booster

GALLEY: Walk-through, open to saloon. Mottled black/green granite-effect laminated tops + tiled splash-backs, white-finished “Shaker” cupboards under. Textured s/steel sink & drainer. Vanette fitted gas oven & grill, separate 4-burner hob. Micro-wave oven (2017). 12v Inlander fridge. Currently there is a second fridge (240V) in space fitted for washing   machine. External hatchway.
BATHROOM: Side cabin. White tiled. Hip bath + folding shower screen + wall-mounted shower unit. Wash basin, cupboard under. Sealand gravity pump-out toilet. Mirrored wall-cabinet. Wall mirror. 
 DINETTE:  “Pullman” style dinette unit, storage under, with solid timber table, converting to double bed. Wall shelves. Gangway privacy doors either side
BEDROOM:  Fixed double bed, storage drawers under, overhead shelves & adjustable reading light.   Wall-mounted flat-screen TV + DVD player. Large double wardrobe + mirrored doors.  Airing cupboard with calorifier. Low, fitted drawers unit. Sliding door to engine room.
ENGINE ROOM & ELECTRICS: Forward of Boatman’s Cabin. 1966 vintage  2-cylinder approx 28HP vertically exhausted Gardner 2LW diesel engine + PRM 160D2 gearbox with MarineMaster combined gear &  throttle lever. Sealed water coolant system. 11 gal approx calorifier + immersion heater. Twin 50A alternators. 1.4Kw & 300W inverters. 40A battery charger. 240V shore connection.  Batteries: 1 starter, 3 domestic. Eberspacher diesel heating unit. 

 BOATMAN'S CABIN:  Scumbled cabin with traditionally decorated fitted furniture. Long, upholstered side banquette, storage under, (usable as single bunk if double bed not in use). Space for solid-fuel range.    Table & Bed Cupboards (provides crosswise double-bed if required). Oil-style wall lamp. Ship’s brass large bell. Desmo floor fitting for steerer’s stool.
OTHER EQUIPMENT Both diesel-fired and solid-fuel central heating to 5 radiators. 2 gas bottles. Fire extinguishers & blanket. Deck & mooring equipment. Danforth anchor. Perry buoy. Hose reel. “Francis” marine searchlight. 3 decorated water-cans.
  BSS  to September 2019

 INTERESTED IN THIS BOAT?  If you are thinking of visiting us to view this narrowboat we strongly recommend you telephone us before setting out, to make sure it is still available for sale and hasn't just gone "Under Offer".

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