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40ft "Working" style N'boat, 2014 Hull: Canal Transport Fit-out: MG Beta 25 diesel engine Two berths

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Grinstead £29,950               

40ft "Working Boat" style N'boat, 2014
Hull: Canal Transport  Fit-out: MG Fitters 
Mon - Sat one days notice reuired


 A highly individual narrow boat, being a replica of a British Waterways’ work boat of the 1970’s with a modern ‘take’ on a back-cabin and a long cargo hold under black covers. Ideal for an enthusiast or a canal trader. Original hull thicknesses: 8mm bottom and sides, 4mm cabin-top. Squared-off bow and stern design. Last blacked August 2016.   4 anodes. 50gal approx s/steel water tank. 135L fuel tank. 2 bull’s-eye roof lights. Brass equipment rack. Brass portholes.  Livery: grey roof, black sides, grey panels, cream lines.  

 BERTHS: Two. Two conversion singles in back-cabin. 

Headroom of approx 5’11” in back-cabin increasing to approx 6’3” in cargo hold. Waxed ash to deck-head, sides & bulkheads. Solid timber fitted furniture. Wood plank effect vinyl flooring on marine ply. 


Long, completely clear forewell, or cargo hold or “shop display” area, with timber floor. Fully covered with black, multi-zippered, fitted vinyl sheeting supported by sturdy but easily demountable steel framing. Doors to under foredeck area containing water tank. Solid back-end with solid, stable-type doors leading to back cabin. 


1) Walk-through toilet. Starboard side: curtained shower cubicle. Port side: stainless-steel corner wall-basin. Thetford “Porta-Potti” cassette toilet. Wall mirror.

2) Saloon Area. Traditional-style “Epping” solid-fuel cooking range/space heater on raised & tiled hearth. Shelved cupboard and open shelved unit. 2 upholstered side banquettes, storage under, usable as a dinette with the demountable timber table or converting to 2 single beds with adjustable bed-head lighting. Overhead lockers on both sides. Waeco portable 12V fridge box.

ENGINE ROOM & ELECTRICS: Under aft deck. Beta 25HP diesel engine (approx 1400 running hours) + PRM 80 gearbox.
11L calorifier. 75A alternator. 240V shore connection. Batteries: 1 starter, 1 domestic.   
OTHER EQUIPMENT Fire extinguishers & blanket. Deck & mooring equipment. Hose reel. 
                                                               BSS Certificate Expires  May 2022

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