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70 ft Trad-style Narrowboat 2000 + Enlarged Boatman’s Cabin, Engine Room & Fore-cabin + Hull: Ken Field, F.O: Richard Whitfield + c.1953 Gardner 3LW c.48 HP diesel & bow-thruster + 3 berths

Categories: Traditional, Sold

Vermuyden £45,000      

+70 ft (21.34m) Replica Northwich Trader 2000
+ Hull: Ken Field, F.O: Richard Whitfield


Thicknesses when new:- 8/6/4mm.  3-coat blacking & 4 anodes replaced 2015. The previously open forewell has recently been covered in 4mm steel to replicate a traditionally sheeted well-deck. 350L s/steel water tank. 350L fuel tank. Stirrup steps. Bull’s-eye skylight. 2 pigeon boxes. 2 Houdini hatches. 2 solar panels. Roof hand rails. 6ft approx foredeck cabin.. Brass portholes. Engine room side-doors. Starboard hatch-way. Rivet detailing along gunwales & cabin top. Livery:- red roof & sides, black top to forward cabin, cream lines.

 BERTHS: Three. Fixed double forward. Conversion single aft.

Headroom 6’2” min. Aft:- white painted t&g deckhead & upper sides + glossed maple effect panelling to lower sides. Oak plank flooring. Engine room:- unlined deckhead & sides painted grey. Metal sheeted decking. Forward:- oak panelled or white painted deckhead, oak t&g upper sides, painted lower sides. Oak plank flooring except for unfinished ply panels in fore-cabin

 FOREDECK CABIN: Under enlarged & raised foredeck. Currently used for storage. Vanussi washing machine.  Access to bowthruster.  

Clear, unfurnished cabin approx 10ft, recently converted from open forewell which had a scissor-lift. Deckhead is lined & upper sides insulated. Lower sides are part exposed steel and part insulated.  Open doorway to Bedroom. 

 BEDROOM:  Raised 4-poster style double bed with curtain rail, open storage under. Overhead lockers. 
2 adjustable reading lights. Narrow wardrobe. 
 GALLEY:  Walk-through. Solid Douglas fir worktops + maroon ceramic tiled splashbacks, oak 
cupboards & drawer under. White ceramic Belfast sink + water filtration system. Fitted Vanette s/steel combined gas oven & grill, separate 4-burner hob. LEC 12v fridge (2016). 4 oak wall-cupboards. Leaded & stained glazed wall-cupboard. External side-doors + ladder steps. 
 TOILET:  Sliding door to side cabin. White & blue shower cubicle + curtain. Thetford “Qube” portable cassette toilet. Small corner wash basin. Chromed heated towel rail. Shelved storage unit.
 ENGINE ROOM: Spacious. External doors each side . Vintage (c.1953) Gardner 3LW 3-cylinder c.48 HP diesel engine & PRM 500D gearbox (both reconditioned 2000). Calorifier + immersion heater. 50A alternator. 240V shore connection. 3Kw inverter/charger. Batteries; 1 starter, 4 domestic (Dec 2015), 2 bow-thruster (Jan 2016). 24V system. Stirling battery management. Webasto diesel heating unit. Vetus electric 80Kg bow-thruster. 
 BOATMAN'S CABIN  Based on traditional style but greatly enlarged (approx 18ft long). 2 full-height cupboards. Long banquette, storage under, usable as single bed. Locker step. Ticket drawer. Cupboard. Double wardrobe. Small saloon area with counter-height shelved cupboard, blue enamelled solid-fuel stove in blue tiled surround + Eco-fan, counter-height corner cupboard. 2 swivel armchairs + matching blanket chest/stool & pouffe with storage. Small folding table. 12V TV  (2015) + signal booster. Radio/CD (2015). Timber doors, with leaded & stained glazing, to engine room.
0THER EQUIPMENT Diesel-fired central heating to 4 rads. 2X 100 Solar Panels - Tracer MPPT 13kg gas bottle. Fire extinguishers & blanket. Deck & mooring equipment. Hose reel.
  BSS  to April 2019

 INTERESTED IN THIS BOAT?  If you are thinking of visiting us to view this narrowboat we strongly recommend you telephone us before setting out, to make sure it is still available for sale and hasn't just gone "Under Offer".

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