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14.90m (48'11")



Underwater profile


1 x Diesel 80hp, GARDNER 5LW (1966)


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Extra Details

Fuel capacity 4,200.0 ltr (924.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 3,000.0 ltr (660.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 1,400.0 ltr (308.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 80hp
Engine make and model GARDNER 5LW (1966)
Engine Hours Engine1: 4600
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 4 blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 4.0 ltr (0.9 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 5 knots
Generator output 12KVA

Gardner 5LW main engine (keel cooled) fitted reconditioned in 2007
Whisper 12Kva generator in cocoon
Hydraulic take off for bow thruster
12 x 2v cells for 24v domestic circuit
2 batteries for engine start (24v)
1 battery for generator start
2 batteries for Cabin & instrument 12v supply
6 x 80 amp solar panels
2 x ? amp solat panels
Batteries charged by :
12 & 24v alternators
shore power
solar panels


LOA 14.90m (48'11")
Beam 4.00m (13'1")
Draft Min 0.85m (2'9")
Airdraft 2.81m (9'3")
Displacement 35,000kg (77,175.0lbs)
Headroom 2.04m (6'8")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 17 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power,, generator BETA KUBOTA


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Built by Pickwell & Arnold in 15mm base plate: 10mm chines: 7mm Sides: 5mm superstructure
to our vendors design. Conceived for solid comfortable autonomous cruising for two with their car.
red diesel tank with 1200L cap. mild steel
white diesel tank with 3000L cap. mild steel
1 grey water tank with 700L cap. stainless steel
1 black water tank 700L cap. stainless steel
Domestic water 3000 l cap. mild steel
Double glazing 10mm outer pane: 10mm gap: 6mm inner pane (toughened glass)
Insulation Rockwool


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Air conditioning tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick
Washing Machine tick

Aft terrace deck which can be used for transporting a small car (or large motorcycle) or as a terrace deck. Wheelhouse with access aft to engine room. Access forward via corridor on the starboard side to cabin with walk-around double bed 1.9m x 1.3m en suite shower room and separate heads with manual WC. Headroom 1.97m. Further forward is the day head with manual WC and finally the lounge galley area with 2.04m headroom. Domestic kitchen with two induction hobs, fridge freezer, bread maker, combi. microwave convection oven. Lounge area with easy chairs and sofa bed. Huge storage (cupboards & drawers and underfloor. Heating is by a free standing diesel drip feed stove. Hot water from a tank heated by engine, or 220v (1 kw or 3kw resistance). Insulation by Rockwool. Toughened glass double glazing. A concentration of sensible & practical no frills cruising home.

2 burner Electric cooker

Nav Equipment

VHF tick
GPS tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick

Deck Gear

Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Bow Thruster tick

Manual TINERMANS windlass
2 anchors
30.00m (98'5") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of warp
20m of cables

Safety Equipment

LPG Detector tick
Carbon Monoxide detector tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Residential cruising barge for sale in France. Boatshed Bourgogne is pleased to offer this live aboard barge for sale in burgundy. No frills, no fuss. Conceived for practical, comfortable trouble free cruising with a maximum of autonomy & liberty and professionally built to Cat. D navigation class. A thoroughly practical cruising home with character. For more information and appointments to view, please contact, Graham, your Boatshed broker at Boatshed Bourgogne
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Barge Live Aboard has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham WHARMBY of Boatshed Bourgogne. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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