55′ Narrow Boat ‘Capricorn’ £45,000 ono

‘Capricorn’ is a 55′ cruiser stern narrow boat built by Pat Buckle of Stibbington in 1989 and launched in 1990. In the hands of the present owners for 23 years, she has been cruised extensively and loved as a true family boat. She has the look and feel of a traditional canal vessel with the benefit of modern comforts and equipment. The vessel is lying away and viewings are by appointment, so please contact us before travelling.

Accommodation
The accommodation is a reverse layout and briefly comprises-:
Forward master cabin with fitted two poster bed, three drawer storage underneath, fitted wardrobe and lockers, double doors to covered foredeck area, access to under deck locker, two windows, low level fin radiators, stained glass partition with the bathroom, door to passage way/walk-through bathroom; three-quarter size bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, shower curtain, raised plinth with Traveler dump-through toilet into holding tank, built in vanity unit with wash basin and storage underneath, feature stained glass partition window.
Open plan saloon with free-standing sofa bed, drop leaf table, fitted bookshelf and bureau, solid fuel stove on a tiled plinth with tiled surround, hopper and porthole windows, radiator, feature half dresser/shelving partition to galley; fitted base units with self-closing drawers, cupboards, laminate and wood worktops, tiled splash backs and side linings, fitted wall cupboards with stained glass panelled doors, stainless steel sink/drainer with mixer tap, Siemens five-ring gas hob, Vanette gas oven and grill, Isotherm 12v fridge with ice box.
Companion way with further lockers for electrical systems, Alde gas boiler (not in use) and general stowage, steps to aft deck via double doors and sliding hatch.
The interior is fitted in tongue and groove head and side linings down to deck level with plywood from deck to floor level, mostly varnished with the headlining painted white in the saloon and galley and sidelinings white in the galley. Blinds, nets and curtains are fitted to the windows with carpet throughout. Lighting is a mix of standard 12v and LED. Decorative canalware and pictures complete the interior finish, which has a very homely and traditional narrow boat feel.

Mechanical
Vetus M4.14 33hp diesel engine coupled to a shaft drive via a Hurth 100 gearbox with a single lever engine control.

Construction
Steel plate hull and topsides.

Equipment
Numerous fire extinguishers (approx. 6 of different sizes and types), fire blanket, CO alarm, hot water calorifier, Honda 1kw petrol generator, Alde gas boiler (not in use), Noble 4hp bow thruster (not in use), 2 x 13kg propane gas bottles, brass barometer, brass clock, brass ship’s bell, pair of tunnel lights.

Electrical
12v and 240v systems, shore power connection, generator, solar panel, Victron 1300w inverter, 90A battery charger.

 

Disclaimer
Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. They are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. The Vendor does not make or give, and neither the Broker nor any person in its employment has any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty in relation to this vessel, in respect of which any Purchaser must rely on his own inspection.

 

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Price, Contact and Location

Status

For Sale

Price

£45,000

Location

Lying away

Advertiser

Fish and Duck Leisure Ltd as broker on behalf of the owner

Boat Safety Certificate

02/04/2018



Specifications

Vessel Name

Capricorn

Vessel Condition

Used

Vessel Type

Cruiser Stern Narrow Boat

Builder

Pat Buckle, Stibbington

Make

Pat Buckle

Model

55' cruiser stern narrow boat

Year Constructed

1989

Berths

4

Cabins

2

Number of Engines

1

Engine Model

Vetus M4.14

Fuel Type

Diesel

Drive Type

Shaft drive

Cruising Speed

4 mph

Maximum Speed

6 mph

Length Overall

55'

Beam

6' 10"

Maximum Draft

1'10"

Bridge Clearance

7'2"

Hull Material

Steel

Hull Type

Flat

Hull Colour

Black

Keel Type

Flat

Fuel Capacity

60 gallons

Water Capacity

160 gallons