NB Florence


Finance Available on this boat

BSS to October 2022


Built by R & D this cruiser style reverse layout boat had an original thickness of 10/6/4. she is built to a very high standard and has a very opulent feel to her, with good quality furniture fixtures and fittings. She has dark blue panels with dark red borders, the external mushrooms and fitting are all brass and the windows are a mixture of Brass portholes and hoper style bronze powder coated double glazed units. The stern boasts a 12ft cruiser style deck with rail around and a pram hood while the bow has a hardwood glazed cratch with cover.

She was last surveyed in 2018 and was blacked in 2019. Height to Cabin Centre 6ft 1” (1.85m)

BERTHS: 2/6 Berth


She has been professionally fitted with spray foam insulation and then lined in oak panels with oak trim, the floor is laid mainly to oak solid boards with lino in the galley and bathroom, there are in places, some clever wine storage areas set in to the floor. Lighting throughout the boat is a combination of recessed celling l and under gunnel lights and then traditional (oil lamp style) wall lights.

SALOON (15ft 6”/4.75m)

Entrance from the stern of the boat is directly in to the saloon, on the right of the steps is a toilet and wash hand basin, while to the other are the control panels and a storage cupboard, the majority of the saloon is occupied by a 3 seater sofa bed and an arm chair. To the side is a built in storage cupboards housing a coal effect fire and a wall mounted 32” flat screen tv with fire stick for streaming. There is a blue tooth amp connected to 8 speakers placed throughout the boat.

DINETTE (7ft 8”/2.37m)

At the end of the saloon is a low cupboard for clothes storage followed by a pullman style dinette, it is set up for four but has an additional table and seat extensions so is capable of accommodating 6. Under is storage and a small slide out freezer.

Set between the galley and the dinette are a set of side doors and opposite a shower room hidden behind a sliding door.

GALLEY (6ft 10”/2m):

This well appointed galley as a number of bespoke cupboards and drawers with a granite worktop. There is a spinflow hob with four burners and two SMEV Ovens and a 800w microwave . Under counter are a washing machine and fridge plus a pull out larder unit. Extra light is provided by a Houdini hatch.

BATHROOM (4ft 8”/1.46m):

Two doors close at either end to create a cross bathroom with a macerator toilet and wash basin with decorative tiled splashback on one side and a shower with wet wall on the other (both toilets have their own tanks)

BEDROOM (12ft1”/3.7m):

The front master cabin has been painted in white it gives you a versatile layout in the day the area can be used for seating and at night can be set as two single beds or joined together to create a large king sized bed, accessed by a dressing room area accommodating a dressing table style unit and a set of side doors with clever drawer/steps up, along with a number of wardrobes.


Under the rear deck is a Nanni 4.22HE diesel (50HP) controlled by a single leaver control . There is 1 x 110 ah AGM starter battery with 5 x 130AH AGM batteries managed by a Victron 3kw/120amp inverter charger. Shore line connections are available at the front and rear, protected by a galvanic isolator along with an on board generator driven by the engine providing 3.5kw. There is a vetus 95KGF bow thruster with 2 x 120 AH batteries. Heating is provided by an Eberspaecher heater and radiators along with the electric coal effect fire.


2 x 13 kg gas bottles. Mooring Equipment, WIFI Huawei E5577s , mains/USB with 12 hour battery and external arial. SIM supplied just need activating.



65ft (19.82m) Cruiser Style Narrowboat 2005
Hull by R & D Fabrications
F/O by  Woodworks
2/6 Berth Diesel heating with Rads


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