61ft 11″ (18.59)m Tug Style Narrowboat 2005
Hull by SM Hudson
Fitout by SM Hudson/Owner
S/F Stove, S/F Range in Boatman’s cabin and Diesel heating
A classic Hudson with wonderful lines. A raised tug deck with simulated planks, replica rivets and recessed panels, towards the stern of the boat. Painted in classic black panels with cream surrounds with maroon recessed panels and coach lines. Brass mushrooms and portholes with a Houdini hatch and pigeon box in the roof and side doors for extra light and ventilation. This really is a head turning boat.
Her construction is 15/6/5/4 she has been and has been grit blasted, zinc coated and 2 pack epoxy in 2018 with 4 anodes also replaced in 2018.
Height to Cabin Centre 6ft 3” (1.92m) main cabin and 5ft 3” in engine room and boatman’s cabin
BERTHS: 2/5 Berth
Spray foam insulated and lined in oak the engine room and boatman’s cabin were fitted by SM Hudson and have been decorated with traditional designs. The accommodation area of the boat was fitted out by the original owner. The floor in the main part of the boat has oak planking in the saloon, galley and bedroom, while the bathroom has vinyl and the engine room and boatman’s cabin have hexagrip. Many of the 240V sockets throughout the boat also have USB sockets.
Entrance off the tug deck is down a number of steps in to the saloon which is a blank canvas to furnish as you wish. There is a Morso squirrel stove set on a tiled hearth and an area under the tug deck which can be used as a child’s bunk or could be used for storage or appliances.
The galley is a walk through style and has oak framed doors with panels, with a granite work top and grey tiled splashback. To one side is a cooker with 4 rings, oven and grill and a free standing microwave. While on the other a under mounted 1 1/2 bowl sink with mixer tap and separate filter water tap and a Bosh Fridge. At the end of the galley is a set of side doors with roof hatch while in the ceiling is a Houdini hatch for extra light and ventilation.
The main fixed double come directly after the galley with storage under and a wardrobe and the foot of the bed, there are also cupboards above with inset reading lights.
This walk through bathroom has a quadrant shower cubicle with tiled walls, a Sani Marin macerator toilet, a vanity unit with basin and a bidet. There are two small towel rails on either side with steps leading out to the engine room.
The engine room houses a Beta JD3 3 cylinder 30HP, with traditional controls. It is connected to a PRM 260D2 hydraulic gearbox. It has a prop drive. There are twin alternators charging 5 x 110 AGM batteries, there is a Mastervolt 2kw inverter charger, a land line connection with a mains isolation transformer as well as an independent Dometic 3.5kw engine driven generator. Light in the engine room is provided by a pigeon box and a pair of side doors.
There is a Nobels bow thruster powered by a separate 24v battery bank, which are charged separately.
Heating is provided by a diesel boiler with radiators along with a S/F stove in the saloon and S/F range in the Boatman’s cabin. And hot water from a calorifier which also has an immersion heater.
The traditional boatman’s cabin has a bed box cross bed and a table cupboard along with the usual associated drawers and cupboards, they are all scumble glazed and decorated with traditional roses and castles. For heat there is a 3kw premier solid fuel range, the cushions are all covered in a burgundy patterned material. House in one of the cupboards is a WIFI router with ariel, making this a great office space.
2 x 6 kg gas bottles. Mooring Equipment, Water hose with reel, anchor, ash box, twin tub washing machine