NB Serenade



This cruiser stern narrowboat is sold with a pre-brokerage hull survey survey (July 2020), all works identified have been carried out. she was last blacked November 2020 and had her anodes replaced in 2019, her livery is cream and black last painted by her owner in June 2019. She has silver coloured double glazed windows and she has a glazed wooden cratch with black cratch cover. For somebody prepared to put in some work she could make comfortable living accommodation.

Height to Cabin Centre 6ft 2” (1.90m)


6 Berth, 1 fixed double and 2 convertible doubles.


Insulated with polystyrene her ceiling and upper sides are clad in tongue and groove her lower sides are painted, as are the majority of her bulkhead walls. Her floor is laminate throughout apart from her galley which has grey tiled effect floor, the bathroom which is a wet room and has an appropriate floor finish. She has a stove and a gas heating system which has a number of radiators and fin rads but is not currently connected to the gas.

SALOON (8.5ft/2.59m):

Set at the bow of the boat is a separate saloon area currently housing an l shaped convertible dinette, there is ample storage with a tall shelved cupboard and a low cupboard with drawers. There is a tv point and 12v and 240V sockets, there are steps out to the cratch.

GALLEY (5.8ft/1.7m):

Set in the centre of this boat is the galley and dinette area, the worktop is a Formica marble effect below is a number of bespoke drawer and cupboard units with ceramic handles. There is a blue sink and drainer with a blue vannette hob with matching oven and grill. There is a fridge which the current owner has not used and a space in the galley with what appear to be 12v and 240v electric which could house a small freezer or a microwave. There is a white tiled splashback and a number of useful spice racks.

DINETTE (9.3ft/2.84m):

Partially separated from the kitchen by an attractive wooden screen is an L shaped dinette to the one side a built in storage cupboard with drawers There is a tv point and 12v and 240V sockets, opposite is a solid fuel stove which currently provides heat on the boat. It is set on a brown tiled hearth. Under the gunnel opposite to the table is a small open shelving unit. Moving forward to the passage way prior to the bathroom is another sizable cupboards with access to the cassette toilet and a set of small side doors.

BATHROOM (5.15ft/1.57m):

The wet room houses a curtained shower hand basin with wall hanging sink and a cassette toilet.

BEDROOM (11.6ft/3.56m):

There is a fixed double with drawers below, attached to the side wall is a lift up table, immediately at the end of the bed is a small wardrobe and a dresser unit with drawers and a mirror by the rear entrance is an enormous cupboard housing shelves all the electrics and the alde boiler and a candy washing machine (again not used by the current owner so its condition is unknown.)


Under the rear deck is a Lister Petter LPW with an approx. running hours of 5,547 and a Delta gearbox her prop shaft was replaced in 2018. She has 1 engine battery and 4 leisure batteries, she has a land line connection with galvanic isolator which runs the immersion heater, on the roof she has 2 solar panels producing 520w of power. There is a new 1600w inverter still boxed as the one currently installed does not appear to be working.


2 x 13kg gas, 3 fire extinguishers and a fire blanket, a smoke alarm and carbon monoxide alarm, mooring equipment.



57 ft (17.38m)  Cruiser Style, 1991
Hull  and F/O by Wixall Marine
6 Berth
S/F Stove.


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