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55ft Trad-stern Narrowboat, 1991 + Built by David Piper + Nanni 4-cyl 1.5L diesel + 6 berths

Categories: Traditional, Sold

Tess £34,950         

+ 55ft Trad-stern Narrowboat, 1991
+ Built by David Piper


Original thicknesses 8/6/4mm. Last surveyed Nov 2017 (survey transferable to purchaser). Required works and new blacking Nov 2017). 150gal (painted with potable black 2017)water tank. 50gal fuel tank. Timber “taff rail” seats. Stirrup steps. Decorated aft doors and port & starboard side-hatches. Solar panel. Pigeon box. Brass mushroom vents. Equipment rack. Forward hatchway. Aluminium hopper windows. Livery: pale rust-red roof, yellow sides & green panels forward, green sides & yellow panels aft.

 BERTHS: SIX.  Cross-wise double bed aft. Conversion doubles in dinette & saloon.


Good headroom c. 6ft 5ins. Rockwool insulation. Pine t&g deckhead and upper & lower sides +  dark hardwood trims. Carpeting over ply flooring, plank-effect vinyl in galley. Floral curtains.  


Open forewell. Side seat-lockers + removable cushions. Tunnel lamp on foredeck mast. Solid forward bulkheads & glazed timber doors to saloon.


Saloon c. 12ft long. Morso Squirrel solid-fuel stove (new 2014) in beige-tiled surround + back-boiler to radiators. Counter-height corner cupboard with glazed & leaded doors. Upholstered banquette, storage under, converting to double-bed. Under-gunwale display cupboard + leaded lights. 12V TV + signal booster. Radio/Cassette. 

 DINETTE: Open to saloon. Raised, thickly upholstered “Pullman”-style dinette unit, storage under, + demountable timber table and converting to double bed. 
GALLEY: Walk-through. Open to dinette. Beige-tiled work-tops, timber cupboards & drawer under. S/steel circular sink & drainer + filtered water tap. Vanette fitted gas oven & grill, separate 4-burner hob. Shoreline 12V fridge (2002). Utensils, crockery, cutlery, glassware etc.
 AMIDSHIPS VESTIBULE:  Entrance vestibule between galley and the gangway to toilet with easy-going steps to side hatchways with decorated doors. Large walk-in storage/cloaks cupboard. Wall-mounted ship’s clock & barometer.
BATHROOM: Side cabin containing “wet room” shower, Thetford gravity pump-out toilet & white plastic sink, cupboard under. Wall mirror.
BEDROOM:  Door from gangway. 4’6” cross-wise double-bed + two bed-head lights. Large full-height cupboard also containing calorifier.
ENGINE ROOM & ELECTRICS: Nanni 1.5L 4-cyl diesel engine + PRM 80 gearbox (recon 2014). Stern gland new 2017. Calorifier (new 216) + immersion heater. Single alternator. 300w inverter. Battery charger. Batteries: 1 starter, 3 domestic. 

OTHER EQUIPMENT Solid-fuel central heating to 3 radiators. Fire extinguishers & blanket. Deck & mooring equipment. Danforth anchor. Perry buoy. Hose-reel. Vacuum cleaner. 5 life jackets. Tool kit.
  BSS  to May 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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