NB Serendipity



Built by Colecraft in 1988 this traditional style boat has classic Colecraft lines, painted in dark blue with a white sign written panel. She has a large cratch to the front which was replaced in 2019 and has a great history from her current owner. Last blacked in 2022 , she had an original thickness of 10/6/4.

Height to Cabin Centre 6ft 2” (1.92m)

BERTHS: 2/5 Berth


Fitted out in oak either as boards or Oak T and G and Mahogany beams she is insulated with fireproof polystyrene and has an oak effect flooring throughout.

SALOON (10.13ft/3.09m)

The open plan salon area is entered via a step, to one side is a solid fuel stove on a decorative tiled hearth the other has a small corner cupboard, the remainder of the area is given over to an “L” shaped dinette which also converts to a double bunk. There is also a free standing lift up table.

GALLEY (8.43ft/2.57m):

The galley area is slightly unusual having a breakfast bar style seating area against a wide worktop with lift up flap, this can also convert to a single bunk. The main area of the kitchen has a number of custom built cupboards with a black speckled Formica type worktop. There is a floor standing full sized cooker with 4 rings new (2011) and a 12v fridge which as also new in 2014, a s/s sink and drainer along with a number of wall units some of which are glazed. Opposite is a set of side doors with steps out. At the end of the galley is a tall cupboard.

BATHROOM (5.8ft/1.77m):

The bathroom is almost of a wet room style consisting of a grey slate tiled floor with a shower drain area with a curtained shower tiled with mosaic tiles, set in the shower area is also a wall hung slim line sink with attractive mixer tap outside this area is a dump through style toilet sat on a new(2021) 125l holding tank and a shelf, under which is located a porta wash washing machine.

BEDROOM (8.13ft/2.48m):

Through a door is a fixed double bed with drawers and calorifier below and a headboard with wall cupboard above. At the foot of the bed is a tall wardrobe and a door through to the engine room.


Thorneycroft BMC 1800 diesel engine with a PRM delta gearbox and a standard grease type stern gland. She has a landline connection with a battery charger and inverter connected to 1 starter battery and 2 domestic batteries.
Heating is provided by and Alde gas boiler with radiators and fin rad and or a solid fuel stove.


2 x 13 kg gas bottles. Mooring Equipment, Anchor, life ring, water hose with reel, a 12v Self pump out kit, Folding BBQ, Fire tools.

BSS to July 2024



50ft (15.24)m Trad Style Narrowboat 1988
Hull by ColeCraft
Fit Out by  ColeCraft
2/5 Berth
S/F Stove Alde gas heating


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