Built by Colecraft in 1996, for her current owner she has a reported thickness of 10/6/4, she was last out of the water and blacked in July 2020. She has lovely lines and everything you would want from a traditional boat, with an engine room with side doors, recessed panels an smooth clean lines, painted in dark green with red panels red hand rails and cream coach lines, with Brass Mushroom vents and a Houdini hatch in her grey roof.
Height to Cabin Centre 6ft 5” (2m)
She is insulated with Polystyrene and is fitted out in oak faced ply with mahogany trim. She has solid patrician doors and hand made mahogany roof beams, placed all over the boat in useful places are shelves with wooden fiddle rails.
Entrance in to the saloon are through double partially glazed stable style doors. To the left it has a Morso Squirrel Stove set on a hearth the other corner has a storage unit with a tv set. There are 3 free standing chairs and an unusual curved entrance to the galley area.
The walk though galley is compact but packed full of equipment with a Vanette hob with 4 burners with a separate oven and a murphy Richards microwave with wall cupboards, a dark green sink and drainer with cupboards and a 12v fridge under. On the opposite side is a number of wall and floor units with a good sized work area.
The bedroom comprises a fixed double with upholstered head board and overhead lockers with reading lights, at the foot of the bed as a full height wardrobe with built in mirror.
The large bathroom has doors which make in to a cross bathroom, leaving you with plenty of room to use. There is a small bath with shower over and a vanity unit with basin on the other side is a cassette toilet . The walls are clad with wet wall and trimmed with hardwood.
This clean and tidy engine room houses a Ford manufactured engine which has been marinized by Lister in 1996 with a reported running hours of 4760 and a last service date of April 2020, she has a PRM 160 gear box with a standard stern gear with greaser, the single alternator charges 1 starter and 5 domestic batteries with a landline and an advec battery management system. There is a separate inverter with an output of 1 1/2 KW. She is has diesel heating with 4 radiators although it has not been used in many years.
This boatman's cabin has quite a modern feel to it as it is not heavily decorated with roses and Castles, it houses the standard boatman's cross bed and drop down table, but also several useful storage cupboards, it is light all the time thanks to the glass bulls eye light in the roof.
2x13kg gas bottles, 3 x fire extinguishers and a fire blanket, mooring equipment. Water hose and reel, Spare ropes and chimney, Anchor with chain.
56ft (17.07m) Trad Style, 1996
Hull and F/O by Colecraft
S/F Stove and Diesel Heating with Rads.