NB Victoria


BSS – Aug 2027


She was originally fabricated from 6/5/4mm steel in 1991 By Colecraft.

She was last repainted by Will Hewit in Jan 2021 in her attractive dark blue and cream livery. With barley twist painted boat poles and mop handle. Her roof was repainted in grey 2023. She was last blacked in March 2023 and subsequently was surveyed in August 2023. Had anodes fitted in September of 2023. Her gunwale and tunnel bands were repainted October 2023.

She has a glazed cratch with black cover on the front and a pram hood canopy by AJ Canopies over the semi trad to the rear. Throughout the boat are hopper style windows which also have slide openings. Her Side doors and rear outer doors are painted with traditional roses and castles by Ron Huff.

She has undergone a major refit in 2023 with Wharf House Narrowboats, Also a major electrical upgrade including partial rewiring and installation of LED lights throughout along with 240V plug sockets with USB ports.

Height to Cabin Centre 6ft 5” (2m)

Saloon (8ft 2”/2.5m):

Entrance is down a step and into the saloon to one side is set a full height wardrobe while the other has a corner half hight glazed cabinet. The main part of the saloon is set to an L shaped dinette with new blue upholstery. There is a corner cupboard and open shelved area dividing the saloon and galley. It has a new dark blue carpet.

Galley (6ft 5”/2m):

The “U” shaped galley has a new bespoke built cupboards with an oak worktop. She has a new S/S sink and drainer , a new 230V fridge with ice box and a new s/s oven, grill and 4 ring hob. On the rear bulkhead is a glazed wall cupboard. The new floor is laid to wood effect vinyl.

Bathroom (3ft 2”/1m):

Set in a side cabin is the Bathroom. It consists of a new shower cubicle with glazed door and wet wall. There is a new dump thro toilet with a mirrored cabinet over. Under the window is a new vanity unit with inset sink. The new floor is laid to wood effect vinyl and all the walls are clad in white sparkle wet wall.
Opposite is a set of side doors for extra light and ventilation.

Bedroom (7ft 8”/2.33m):

Consists of a fixed 4ft double bed with new mattress. At the one end is a shelf with reading lights over, while at foot of the bed is a full height wardrobe. Extra storage can be access under the bed. The boat can be exited by means of a rear side door, with a step on the inside and the remainder in the stern deck.

Engine Room & Electrics:

Under the rear deck is new Beta 38 a new PRM 150 gear box and a standard stern grease lubricated prop shaft.
She has a land line connection with a galvanic isolator and a Victron 1600W inverter charger, with 1 starter and 3 domestic batteries. A calorifier which can be heated from the diesel or with an immersion heater. All items were installed new in 2023.

Heating is provided by a new Eberspaecher diesel heater with radiators.

Other Equipment :

3 x 3kg gas bottles, smoke and co alarms, some mooring equipment.



43.5ft /13.25m Semi Trad
Hull by Colecraft
Fit Out by Len Beachamp 1991
Major Refit by Wharf House Narrowboats 2023
2/4 Berth

Diesel heating with Rads


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