|Tax Status:||Tax Paid|
Canal du Midi Languedoc-Roussillon France
A well-maintained steel cruiser with the build quality, high specification and superb finish you would expect from a classic Linssen, she boasts teak decks and a mahogany and ash interior complete with original leather upholstery. Extensive improvements during 2018 include a full repaint and anti-fouling with replacement of anodes; the installation of solar power, regulator and new Victron AGM domestic batteries; a new Webasto 4kw marine heater, and the professional conversion of one of the bathrooms into an office. General maintenance and repairs have been carried out annually and her VNF licence is current until the end of 2019. She is currently moored on the Canal du Midi near Beziers in the south of France.
|Vessel type:||Linssen 35 SE|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Volvo Penta TAMD41|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||10.7m|
|Displacement:||8 metric tons|
|Dry Weight:||8 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||440 Litres|
|Water capacity:||440 Litres|
This is a Volvo Penta 6 cylinder turbo diesel TAMD 41, 143 HP / CV, regarded by mechanics as a superb engine. During 12 years of ownership the engine has been regularly serviced and has given little trouble.
Beau Cadeau is steel construction with teak decks throughout, there is also a teak bathing platform with folding ladder. She had a full professional repaint in 2018, when anti-fouling and anodes were both also redone. Rails are stainless steel throughout and the davits are aluminium; there are front fender baskets for the storage of 6 fenders. A protective black rubbing strip encircles the boat with a further strip close to water level.
A quality bimini and dodgers in blue canvass with stainless steel supports was added around 2001 by former Linssen craftsmen in Holland. The bimini contains windows and can enclose the aft deck area completely.
The centrepiece of the saloon is a sofa with original navy leather upholstery, which has extensive storage space beneath it and two conveniently placed 220v / 12v sockets, further sockets can be accessed near the internal steering position and by the stairs. The table can collapse to create an additional bed and there is a bar with a gold-embossed leather fold down shelf. Beyond the interior steering position is the compact galley which contains a Waeco 220v / 12v fridge, sink unit, three ring butane gas hob, cupboards, cutlery drawer and water cooled storage hatch underfloor. The bathroom contains a Jabsco manual toilet, wet room shower and sink unit. A former aft bathroom has been professionally converted into an office with shelves, Opposite is there is an aft double cabin with walk around bed that has cupboards underneath it, extensive shelving and a wardrobe, plus lighting and 220v / 12v sockets. The forward twin cabin has 220v sockets with USB connections. Three Caframo fans assist air cooling in the boat.
Beau Cadeau has a 300w solar panel fitted to the davits, hinged to assist exposure to the angle of the sun. A Victron Bluetooth solar regulator has been installed to enable easy energy and battery monitoring via a smart phone app. There are two AGM 170 amp hour domestic batteries providing a total of 340 amp hours for consumption. There is also a Victron 500 watt inverter to permit use of low power mains electric appliances when not hooked up to shore power. All this equipment was professionally installed in 2018. The electrics are supported by a reliable Mastervolt charger. Other upgrades in 2018 include a Webasto 4 kilowatt diesel heater with three air heating outlets and a Jabsco xylem water pump. Steering is made easy thanks to a bow-thruster powered by the engine battery and there is an anchor with winch and an anchor chain locker large enough to store the gas bottle. Also included is a hand held Raymarine VHF radio and docking station.
There are monitors on both driving positions for speed, engine revolutions and depth meters. Additionally, there are gauges for fuel, water, oil pressure and engine temperature and electrics inside. There are also multiple electrical switches including for navigation lights, bilge and water pumps. A detachable tunnel / night light working from the 12 volt electrics is also supplied to comply with French regulations.
Two powder fire extinguishers are fixed at interior locations. Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are also supplied. A life ring is fixed in an accessible position on the back rail.