NB The Vision


NB The Vision (50ft/15.24m)                                                              BSS to July 2024


Has an original thicknesses of10/6/4mm. She was last blacked October 2020  she has 8 anodes.  The stern has a Hardwood-topped taff rail with side seat-lockers with cover over. The roof has brass mushroom vents, Equipment rack. There are Stirrup steps, Black framed top-hopper windows and brass portholes aft. Her livery is grey roof and midnight blue sides  At the bow is a cratch with porthole mounted in  and a black cratch cover.

BERTHS: 4 Berth Fixed double aft. 2 conversion singles (or 1 double) in saloon.


Owner fit-out in 1997 to a good standard. Headroom (190cm) 6ft approx (max). She has Fireproof polystyrene insulation with limed oak veneer panels to deckhead, sides & veneered blockboard bulkheads with matching hardwood trims. Light-oak effect laminate flooring  and  blue carpet in bedroom & saloon.


Entrance is through Double-glazed bulkheads with stained glass partially glazed timber doors. As you enter there is a Heron ‘Villager’ solid-fuel stove set on a blue & white tiled surround. In the other corner is a cupboard with power & aerial sockets & signal booster. Under-gunwale book shelves. 2 upholstered armchairs converting to single beds (can be linked to form double) and an Oak folding table/magazine tidy. Hidden ‘Desmo’ floor fittings for small & large demountable tables. Access to under-deck storage.

GALLEY (7.2ft/2.2m):

Leading on from the saloon is a Walk-through galley with pale beige ceramic tiled worktops & splash-backs, wood-fronted cupboards, drawer, open shelves & wine-rack under. There is a Large Astracast ‘Rok’ dark grey granite 1½ sink & drainer unit a Green & gold Vanette GG7000 fitted gas oven & grill, separate 4-burner hob with a full-height splash-back under ventilated hood unit. 12V fridge (2004).  Shallow wall-shelf unit and brass spirit wall-lamp, as you exit are a set of side doors.

BATHROOM (7.7ft/2.35m):

Comprises a large corner bath unit with shower over . There is a vanity unit with Large basin. The Thetford ‘Porta-Potti’ toilet housed in timber enclosure with wooden seat & cover +( spare cassette). On the wall is a Mirrored cabinet.

BEDROOM (8.5ft/2.6m)

This pretty bedroom has a ‘Four-poster’-style lace-curtained double bed with storage under. The head end has a Stained & leaded light to bedhead bulkhead with overhead cupboard & reading lights. At the foot of the bed is a low, shallow cupboard/dressing table with wall mirror & hinged brass spirit lamp a next to a  cupboard housing the Alde gas boiler and a privacy curtain. As you exit the boat up the rear steps is a large wardrobe.


Beta 28 BD1005 25HP 3-cyl diesel  with a PRM 150 D3 gearbox (new 2005). 16gal calorifier (in aft cabin). 95A alternator.  240V shore connection. Batteries: 1 starter, 5 domestic. Heating is provided  by a gas-fired central heating to skirting & panel radiators


13kg gas bottles. Fire extinguishers & blanket. Comprehensive mooring, deck & locking equipment. Perry buoy. Hose and reel. The kitchen has a Hob kettle, and some utensils, crockery, glassware etc. In the bathroom is a Low-wattage twin-tub washing machine.




50ft (15.24m) Semi Trad Style 1996
Hull by John Nicholls/ Fit Out by Owner
Beta  28
2/4 Berth


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