|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
reading Berkshire UK
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A newly restored Classic bakdekker Cruiser.
I have spent the last 6 years restoring and improving the vessel.
Has got a new 2023 Boat Safety Cert and Boat Registration.
Had a Survey done on the 14/09/23
All hull thicknesses good , no repairs or welding needed.And repainted anti fowl
During Covid in 2021 it was taken out of the water ,and had a full exterior paint and inspection and new anodes.
The interior has had a new floor throughout with insulation, hatches and pulls.
The boat itself has had new wall and ceiling insulation throughout.
New power points and wiring , with a new trickle charge system for all batteries.
New Kitchen and appliances, and curtains.
New Chilli penguin multi fuel burner and flew installed.
New bedroom joinery, refit and paint,and TV.
It's a beautiful boat , and Is easy to drive and handle.I can do the locks with one middle rope on my own.
Has a bow thruster
New Gas fit out 2020, and Cert,
The Mooring is at the
Thames and Kennet marina ,next to Reading.
Great location for trips to Windsor and Henley, or other way up to Oxford
Beautiful Marina with all facilities, restaurant Bar ,Chandlery,Laundry,Parking,
This is a live aboard mooring.
The monthly rent on the Mooring is 460 pounds
This covers ,power , water and rent, council tax,
My reasons for selling the boat is that my living arrangements have changed and Im now living in Wales and not full time on my Boat .
She's a lovely boat , and i hope it will go to an owner who will continue to improve and enjoy here '
Please only serious offers, Sick of people offering me stupid offers and wasting my time.
|Vessel type:||Classic Houseboat Cruiser and Mooring|
|Engine model:||BMC 100|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||13.4m|
|Hull colour:||black and white|
|Displacement:||12 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||250 Litres|
|Water capacity:||300 Gallons|
Front Cabin has new joinery and storage draws, Double Bed is above draws to maximise space.
Bedroom has a hand basin, and has been wallpapered, painted and Varnished.
Has a new TV and power points
Wheelhouse has new woodburner ,Kitchen, and appliances and curtains.
Has a new Jabsco manual tolet , shower works well.
Would sell with all furniture , and kitchen ware
I like the Antique modern look, so modern appliances with the old style teak wood interior.
Hence keeping the curtains, wall paper and colouring to the old style themes of the early boat.
The boat is moored at Thames and Kennet Marina in Reading.
Its a really great marina, restraurant, bar, laundry, showers, tolets , chandlery ,parking, pet friendly,
electric to berths, WiFi
The Steel hull is constructed in round chine form with a straight bow,V bottom profile,together with a transom stern.
When I bought here in 2015 she had had a hull survey and ultrasound.
To which I have a copy of.
All repairs which were small, were carried out and inspected, before I bought the boat.
I have carried out regular maintenance and upgrades as time has gone on , have photos of all repairs and work.
This is the last full paint exterior done in 2021
Has Nav lights, depth sounder
A 6 cylinder in-line BMC 100, Keel tank, water cooled internal combustion engine.
It is a really great and reliable engine to work on and maintain.
The engine turns over first time , and the most I have had to do in the past 5 year's is replace a fuel injector.
Cleaned out the fuel tank and replaced filters.
Hurth 3:1 reduction marine gearbox
Steering cable driven.
Very Easy to drive ,and navigate the Thames
Spare filters,Oil, greece,Paint,belts, anchor, ropes,plumbing, petral
There is a space under the back deck area that could be turned into another berth for sleeping
Fire blanket , and 4 fire extinguishers.
4 life jackets
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.