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All boat styles wanted for brokerage or outright purchase including Narrowboats, Cruisers, Barges & Day Boats
 
 
BarefootDays.JPGJust arrived & available to view - Narrowboat liveaboard - 57ft - This is a great liveaboard narrowboat that's 57ft long and was built in 1998 by Liverpool Boats.  This is in good condition and has been moored with us in the boatyard since March 2016 and the owners have now decided to move on to a new adventure so Barefoot Days is up for sale.  She has undergone a continuous program of updates and improvements and equipment now includes Webasto diesel fired central heating and hot water heating, Victron pure sine wave inverter, Victron battery charger, 1 x starter and 3 x leisure batteries, multi-fuel stove and much more.  The Lombardini diesel engine has recently been professionally serviced and had a top-end overhaul and runs smoothly and economically.  The interior features a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen  and saloon with the added benefit of an additional separate sitting room / study area / extra bedroom.  It's an extremely comfortable narrowboat with flexible and versatile accommodation and suitable for liveaboards, especially those with regular guests, as well as long term cruising and as a holiday boat.  Come and have a look around and you won't be disappointed - £39,950
 
 
 
 
 
Ranburn.jpgAvailable to view now by appointment - 30ft Moonraker GRP cruiser - Here is a 30ft GRP cruiser manufactured in the UK in 1970, designed and built by Moonraker Marine in Brundall, Norfolk with an all GRP (fibreglass) construction of hull, decks and superstructure and would be ideally suited as a cruising liveaboard, a pied-a-terre or equally as a holiday cruiser for a boating enthusiast.  The boat has been in the long-term ownership of a professional marine engineer and benefits from a program of upgrades and improvements including fully reconditioned engines and gearboxes, hull, deck and superstructure re-painted, fully rewired and much more. Last out of the water 4 years ago and a new Boat Safety Certificate will be issued on purchase.  Fitted with 2 x Mercedes OM636 diesels, rated at 43 hp each that are superb engines for this size of boat with powerful cruising on rivers and canals and mated to TMP gearboxes onto shaft drives with 4 bladed bronze props.  The engines and gearboxes reconditioned in 2010 with low hours since.  Both the interior and exterior are in excellent condition and the whole boat is light, bright and airy and perfect to make a wonderful living space.  The boat is kept on her home mooring in Old Windsor, SL4 2SE, so viewings must be booked in advance.. She is a great boat and comes with moorings so please come and view her so you can see for yourself - £15,950
 

 
Anja.jpgJust arrived and available for viewing - Stevens 34 - Dutch steel widebeam liveaboard - This is a wonderful opportunity to get hold of a superb Stevens 34 that was built in 1990 and is in great condition.  This would make a lovely liveaboard boat that has been in long term ownership and has had a lot of care and attention over the years.  Well equipped with a Lehman Ford 100hp diesel engine on a conventional shaft drive, bowthruster, good quality battery charger, diesel fired blown air central heating and much more.  2 driving positions, inside and out, mean that you can cruise in any weather and a full external canopy, in great condition, mean protection form the elements.  Laid out internally with 2 bedrooms, one in the bow and one at the stern and both with doubles, there is also a very spacious saloon along with a galley and a full size convertible dinette.  This is a great choice of boat for a liveaboard but also for family that wants to cruise the River Thames and beyond to Europe.  Comes with a current Boat Safety Certificate and is a lot of boat at this price, really good value - £44,950
 
 
 
Bethany.jpgJust arrived and available for viewing - Stevens 34 - Dutch steel widebeam liveaboard - This is a fantastic opportunity to get hold of a superb Stevens 34 that was built in 1981 and is in very good condition.  This would make a lovely liveaboard boat that has been in the long term care of a very knowledgeable and skilled owner.  Well equipped with a DAF 105hp diesel engine on a conventional shaft drive, bowthruster, good quality battery charger, inverter, diesel fired blown air central heating and much more.  2 driving positions, inside and out, mean that you can cruise in any weather and a full external canopy, in great condition, mean protection form the elements.  Laid out internally with 2 bedrooms, one in the bow and one at the stern and both with doubles, there is also a very spacious saloon along with a galley and a full size convertible dinette.  This is a great choice of boat for a liveaboard but also for family that wants to cruise the River Thames and beyond to Europe.  Comes with 2019 River Thames licence and a current Boat Safety Certificate, great value - £38,500
 

 

DSCN5023.JPGAvailable to view & all ready to go - Gentleman's Cruiser - 30ft - This is a wonderful wooden gentleman's cruiser with a pedigree build from 1938 and made by Elkins of Christchurch.  This is made from teak on oak frames and is in lovely condition with a freshly painted hull, fresh antifoul and new show varnish.  Equipped with twin diesel engines, BMC 1.5's (one was fully rebuilt a couple of years ago) with TMP gearboxes and bronze propellors - unusually, she has a single varnished external rudder with hydraulic steering.  A good level of equipment including 1 x starter battery, 3 x leisure batteries, marine battery charger, electric and manual bilge pumps, twin diesel tanks, nearly new calorifier, GPS, compass, VHF and more.  Laid out as a 4 berth with more potential in the large comfortable wheelhouse this is a lovely cruising boat that always draws admiring glances and could also be used as a liveaboard or pied-a-terre.  Successfully cruised on the Thames and at sea, fully insured and surveyed, this is a rare chance to own a wonderful boat with loads of history - £24,950
 
 
TaylorMaid.JPGDEPOSIT TAKEN - Norman 23 - Narrowbeam GRP cruiser - Taylor Maid is a Norman 23, believed to be a Mark 3, and built around 1980.  This was built in GRP (fibreglass) for her hull and superstructure so very strong and low maintenance and these boats are well respected for their ability to go anywhere on the inland waterway network, the River Thames, other rivers, canals, the Norkolk Broads as well as estuaries.  Taylor Maid was antifouled in April 219 and has a Boat Safety Certificate until April 2023.  Powered by a Honda 15hp, 4-stroke, electric start outboard that runs quietly, smoothly and economically and comfortably pushes the boat along to well above river speeds.  The interior has been refurbished and provides 4 berths with another possible in the cockpit under canvas.  The galley has a 2 burner hob and grill and a 12v / 240v fridge and the cabin has a 240v ringmain.  This is a great boat and many of these are in use as compact liveaboards as well as pied-a-terre and weekend cruisers
 
 
EarlyDoors.jpgDeposit taken - Springer 43 - Narrowboat liveaboard - Here is a very attractively priced Springer narrowboat that is 43ft long and stated built in 1989 - this was extended a few years ago.  This was surveyed in April 2016 and the hull, which has been overplated, was considered insurable and serviceable - very important on these older Springers so you can buy with confidence.  This will make a very comfortable home for someone with its centrally located stove, galley located at the aft, central saloon and bedroom with very large double bed at the bow.  Fully equipped, with good gas oven, hob and grill, instant gas hot water heater, leisure and starter batteries, shower, Porta-potti and marine battery charger.  Fitted with a Nanni 3 cylinder diesel engine mated to a Hurth gearbox, this gives very economical cruising and, as it's based on the well proven Kubota design, good spares availability and reliability.  A worthwhile liveaboard narrowboat that can be yours at a rarely available price
 

Deposit taken - Just on sale & available to view - 40ft Liveaboard narrowboat project - This is 40ft Narrowboat built in 1990 by F C Engineering with a cruiser stern and a well-deck forward, hull and superstructure in steel in solid condition, some TLC to paintwork required but steel looks goodThis is a really good project boat that is ideally suited for use as a liveaboard, a pied-a-terre or as a holiday or weekend cruising boat.  Powered by a Yanmar 3 cylinder diesel engine with keel cooling that gives plenty of power even for river cruising with good economy and easy spares availability.  1 start battery and 2 leisure batteries fitted with split charge system, marine battery charger, 12 volt and 240 volt distributions panels, 12 volt ceiling and wall lights throughout and additional 240 volt lighting and a large number of 12 volt and 240 volt sockets.  Stovax Stockton 3 multi-fuel stove giving all year round warmth, double hardwood doors leading to the well-deck with cratch and cover for use all year round.  Bathroom with porcelain pumpout toilet, shower cubicle and mixer tap and fitted sink, taps and storage under, Paloma model PH-5-3F instant hot water heater fitted in bathroom.  She is a great boat and comes with moorings that are very reasonably priced so please come and view her so you can see for yourself