Bourne End Hertfordshire UK
Rare widebeam with traditional stern and engine room. Beautiful boat with all cabins well sized. Suitable for live aboard/cruising, with large inverter/charger, solar panels and deep cycle batteries.
This vessel has been sandblasted and fully blacked with Epoxy 2pac when built and out of the water and checked in April 2018.
Africa has been with the current owner since new, fitted out to a very high standard.
|Builder:||Scott Welding Fabrications|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Isuzu 70 with 160 Leece Neville alternator|
|Length over all:||65'|
|Hull colour:||Black Epoxy 2pac Resin|
Mechanical & Electrical
Engine: Isuzu 70 with 160 Leece Neville alternator
Inverter: Victron 3000/120amp Multi plus inverter/charger
Cooling: Skin tank
Calorifier feed: Yes
Weed Hatch: Quick release
Bilge Pump: 12v
Batteries: 6V-225AH Deep cycle batteries
Solar panels: 2
Hull and Exterior
Material /Build: All steel 10-6-4mm
Exterior : Black Epoxy Resin painted on base plate and hull up to side decks. Dark blue cabin sides to front with lighter blue panels to the stern,
with unique hand painted artwork with an African theme.
Windows: All double glazed with top hopper opening. Side doors to each side, one set to port
side and two sets to starboard. Portholes to stern.
Forward Well: Steel cants. ‘T’ stud. Gas locker containing 2 x 13 kilos gas bottles. Self-draining steel
well deck with inspection hatch to integral large stainless steel water tank below.
Roof: Sliding hatch over access aft. 4 x mushroom vents, integral steel handrails, two centre mooring points, flue for solid fuel stove, solar
Aft deck: Two mooring dollies, steel cants, diesel filler. Tiller steering. Self-draining deck.
Africa is lined with 6mm oak and ash faced panelling with solid oak trim. Ceilings are ash faced panels with a generous headroom of 6’6”. Entrance and kitchen are tile effect vinyl, continuing with oatmeal coloured wool carpets through the rest of the boat.
Enter via two double stable type doors, step down to tiled drying area, with radiator, for coats and boots to right of door. Washing machine to left.
Enter to good sized kitchen with cooker, fridge and concealed microwave. Granite sink and drainer, tiled worktops and splashback. Ample cupboard space.
Leading on into large lounge with fold away dining table, two Lazy Boy chairs, TV cabinet. Squirrel wood burner on granite tiles in corner. Integral sub woofer and atomic stereo system.
Hallway leads to bathroom on right hand side comprising of a fully tiled shower, vanity unit with wash basin, and storage underneath.
Presently a portable toilet is in situe, however, the stainless steel tank and pipework is in place ready for quick installation of a pump out porcelain toilet.
Continuing down the hallway to second bedroom, currently being used as an office/gym, comprising of desk area and floor to ceiling shelving.
Moving down hallway to Master bedroom comprising of a full size double bed with storage underneath, generous fitted wardrobe with hanging space and integral shelving and a safe. Nine drawer fitted unit. Access to engine room.
**Viewings strictly by appointment only
Kabola E5 kw: Gravity heating system which doesn’t require an electrical pump to function, is fed from its own diesel tank which is separate from the
engine diesel tank.
Squirrel Stove: Solid fuel with back boiler, will heat the 4 radiators and hot water very effectively when lit.
Calorifier: 11 gallon lagged calorifier heated by engine, central heating and/or Squirrel stove.