Westbourne Park, London London UK|
Gloucester Gem is a unique 40ft narrowboat with better than average headroom and an efficient design making best use of space.
She’s got a reliable BSC1500 engine which was refurbished to a great standard in the last 5 years.
The hull was surveyed in Sept 2021 and shows that there is no issue with pitting. The hull was manufactured in high quality, high purity steel.
|Vessel type:||Trad-Stern Narrowboat|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||BMC 1500|
|Drive type:||Stern drive|
|Length over all:||40'|
|Displacement:||14 metric tons|
One cabin contains a double mattress. There is ample space for a sofa bed in the saloon.
A spacious bathroom contains a shower, a pump-out toilet (not currently used) and a composting toilet.
The kitchen area has a 5 volt fridge, a sink, a gas cooker and ample storage.
The saloon has enough space for a sofa, table and chairs.
Two skylights let in natural light from above.
A side hatch provides access onto the canal and can be used as a secondary exit.
A large multi-fuel stove is in the saloon.
A cool storage room with solar fan for air circulation is in the bow of the boat, accessed via the cabin. Further storage can be found underneath the bed in a number of deep stores.
Steel hull and superstructure.
6.0 & 7.0mm (09/32”) Base plates
6.0 & 7.0mm (09/32”) Hull sides
6x trojan leisure batteries.
2x solar panels.
Security alarm and warning light.
The engine is a BMC 1500 in good condition.
A heavy-duty lock, small windows and security alarm make this a very secure boat.
It has a recent boat safety certificate running until 2025.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.