57′ Aintree Boats Cruiser Stern Narrow Boat ‘Aylmer’ £69,000 UNDER OFFER

‘Aylmer’ is a reverse layout, cruiser stern narrow boat that has had one owner since being delivered by Aintree Boats in December 2011. She has been carefully maintained, blacked and a new shaft seal fitted in 2017. She is sold with the benefit of an EA Anglian Region navigation licence valid until 31/3/18 and a Boat Safety Certificate expiry date of 7/12/2019.
A mooring at Fish and Duck Marina would be available to a new owner, subject to our usual terms and conditions.
We are open every day, so please contact us to arrange a viewing.

From the aft cruiser deck, access to the accommodation is via double steel doors with a sliding hatch with the steps down also providing useful storage.
Full height lockers on both sides of the steps contain the electrical systems, storage and hot water calorifier. The galley is arranged on both sides with a central passage way and comprises built in cupboards and drawer storage, black granite work top and up stand, circular stainless steel sink with mixer tap, space for a washing machine (Candy washing machine included) and under-counter fridge, oven with grill and four ring hob.
The saloon/dinette contains ‘L’ shaped seating that converts to a double berth with storage underneath and a choice of a circular pedestal table or a twin pedestal rectangular table. A pair of floor and wall mounted corner cupboards lie forward with a TV shelf and opposite the solid fuel stove, which sits on a tiled plinth with a tiled surround. There is also a wall mounted folding table. Concealed fin radiators are located on the starboard side and an electric heater on the port side.
The walk through shower room comprises a built in cupboard with black granite top and up stand, wash basin mounted on top with mixer tap, large quadrant shower cubicle with mixer unit and extractor fan, Thetford cassette toilet, chrome heated towel radiator, and cushioned, non-slip, vinyl flooring.
The master cabin is fitted with a double berth lying fore and aft, large drawer storage underneath, a full height wardrobe forward to port, corner cupboard opposite with dressing mirror above, over bed locker with reading lights on the underside, chrome radiator and double part-glazed doors with a step to the foredeck.
The interior is fitted with oak and oak veneered ply, oak flooring, LED downlighting, ceiling mounted speakers in the galley, dinette, saloon and master cabin, light coloured blinds and curtains.
The internal headroom is approximately 6’6″.

The aft deck has a pair of removable deck boards for access to the engine, bilge, batteries and heater unit, a timber rail with steel stanchions, engine control pedestal and diesel tank filler.
The foredeck area contains an integral water tank, gas locker, and a pair of general stowage lockers.
Exterior finish is in shades of grey/green, ivory coachlines, black boottopping with non-slip side decks and cabin roof. Windows are a combination of port hole and hopper style made by Caldwell’s in black anodised aluminium.

Beta Marine 38hp diesel engine coupled to a shaft drive with an Axiom propeller and Teleflex single lever control. Engine hours 1246.

Hot water calorifier, Webasto Thermo Top E 4.2kW diesel heater, solid fuel stove and accessories, Candy washing machine, Shoreline 12v fridge with ice box, Thetford cassette toilet and spare cassettes, 1 x 13kg propane and 1 x 3.9kg gas bottles, smoke and CO alarms, water tank gauge, fire extinguishers x 3, fire blanket, JVC radio and CD player with 4 speakers, TV aerial point, horn, tunnel light, navigation lights, button fenders, barge poles, boarding plank, life ring.

DC 12v and AC 240v systems, 4 x 145aH batteries, 1 x 110aH battery, Sterling inverter charger, sterling galvanic isolator, NASA battery monitor.

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.


Price, Contact and Location


Under Offer




Fish and Duck Marina, Stretham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 3HR


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

Boat Safety Certificate



Vessel Name


Vessel Condition


Vessel Type

Narrow Boat


Aintree Boats


57 Cruiser Stern

Year Constructed






Number of Engines


Engine Model

Beta Marine 38hp

Fuel Type


Drive Type


Cruising Speed


Maximum Speed


Length Overall



6' 10"

Maximum Draft


Bridge Clearance


Hull Material


Hull Type


Hull Colour


Keel Type


Dry Weight

12 tons

Fuel Capacity

200 litres

Water Capacity

750 litres