NB Taurean



This quality Hudson hull had original thicknesses:10/6/5/4mm is detailed with recessed panels aft, false rivets and a back-end beam. On the roof is a Pigeon box. 2 brass “Houdini” hatches, brass mushroom vents & equipment rack. It has a tug style raised steel foredeck which has a large brass tunnel lamp and brass hooter on foredeck mast along with brass portholes 2 pairs side-doors starboard, side-doors on the port and forward doors with roof hatch to saloon.

She has a bow thruster tube (impeller unit never fitted) and was last blacked May 2023 and had 6 anodes replaced 2019. Water tank approx. 132 gals. Fuel tank 80 gals approx. She is painted with a rust red roof, white sides, black panels, red lines & upstands.

Height to cabin centre — 6’3”


Entrance off the tug deck is down an unusual & attractive circular staircase, with easy-going oak steps, To the one side is an Aarow solid-fuel stove with red tiled surround, The rest of the saloon is set to free standing furniture with 2 white armchairs and matching stools, on the wall is mounted a TV which has a digi-box & sat dish along with a comprehensive Bose home entertainment system with video/DVD. There is open access to storage area under foredeck.
Moving towards the rear of the boat is a Pullman’ style upholstered 4/6-seater dinette unit with storage under, which will convert to a double bed, opposite to the dinette are a set of side-doors with ladder style steps below.


Beyond is the galley which run both sides of the boat. It has a timber-edged green marble effect laminate tops, painted panelled cupboards, drawers & wine rack. It has a dark grey granite-effect Corian-type sink & drainer under the countertop is a Dometic fridge. On the one side is a Vanette combined gas oven/grill and two separate 2-burner stainless steel hobs. Above is a tiled red splashback with wall cupboards and wall racks, complete with jars


Is a spacious walk-through style. To the one side is a quadrant style glazed shower with storage shelves beside. Opposite there is a white ceramic wall-basin with mirror above and extending shaving mirror. The other side of the bathroom has a cassette type toilet. Before the door leading in to the engine room.


The engine room houses a Beta Marine JD3 3-cyl 2.9L approx. 30bhp diesel engine with a declared running hours of 2751.It is connected to a PRM 260 D2 gearbox & has speed wheel/push-rod controls.
Power for the boat is suppled by twin 70A alternators, 1 starter & 4 domestic batteries a Sterling battery management system, along with a 1.5Kw inverter. There is also a 240V landline connection with galvanic isolator.
Heating and hot water come from a Webasto diesel heating unit radiators and a calorifier. For light and ventilation there are external doors starboard & port.


Traditionally fitted, scumbled & decorated cabin with Solid-fuel cooking range. Table cupboard. Bed cupboard provides cross-wise double bed. Long side banquette, storage under, usable as a single bunk or converting to a full-width in-line double bed (instead of the cross-wise bed). Coal-box step, Ticket drawer, Soap holes and Boat safe.


2 x 13kg gas bottles. Fire extinguishers & blanket. Deck & mooring equipment. Danforth anchor. Hose reel. Carpet sweeper.



62ft/18.9m Tug-style Narrowboat 2005
Hull: Hudson
Fit-Out: Hudson & Owner
4 Berth

Diesel heating with Rads & S/F Stove
also S/F Stove in Boatman’s Cabin


Additional information




Tug Style