EN9 1FP London UK
Name: Duckling 1
30 foot long (9 meters) narrowboat with a 6.5 foot beam (2 meters).
V shaped hull with shallow draft, is very light and manoeuvrable fitted with an outboard motor.
Built by Tysol Ltd in 1990.
Head room inside is 5.11 foot or 180cm.
Located at a locked and private mooring in Hazlemere Marina, in Waltham Abbey on the Lee Navigation.
Full out of water survey booked in for 28th September.
BSS Boat Safety Examination Report standard “Private” passed until 29/06/2025
YDSA Hull Thickness Survey done in 2017 before the fit out was completed, then it had the hull epoxy resin coated, but it wasn’t put into the water until April 2021.
Full paint strip and 9 coat repaint with top quality International marine grade paint, this means 3 coats of high zinc content primer to stop rust, then 3 layers of pre-cote with sanding and then 3 coats of super hard top coat.
Full internal two part Polyurethane foam insulation done before fit out in 2020.
Canal & River Trust, River Only Licence paid up until 30/06/2024
Powered by a 1988 20HP 2 stroke Mercury Mariner outboard (serial No. 0B282907) with 25 litre fuel tank.
Hydraulic powered steering.
300AH lead acid leisure battery powered 12V system. New batteries purchased October 2022 and never let the charge drop bellow 70%.
600W solar array as seen on top with angle adjust arm mounting connected and managed by a MPPT solar controller.
3000W pure sine wave inverter.
Bluetooth Victron battery monitor (Model: bmv-712 smart) so you can see your energy consumption in real time from your phone.
Internet power boosting areal.
Four 240V plug sockets, 2 USB connectors.
Compoost Toilets Ltd. Toilet fitted 2022.
Deluxe Compost toilet 12v self stirring with urine bottle fill level monitor and dehydration fan.
Taylors 079D Diesel heater professionally restored and polished fitted in 2022.
The small polished stainless steel fuel tank is mounted on the top of the boat and gravity fed. This heater is beautiful and incredibly efficient and keeps the boat nicely cosy in the winter.
12v 11 litre Whale Electric Water Heater, powered by the 300AH batteries while running the outboard or generator.
Large water tank at the front of the boat that has just been cleaned and painted 2023
2 hot and cold taps, one with a in-line water filter.
Whale 12v water pump and in-line filter fitted before water tank.
Emergency water sensor bilge pump fitted at the deepest area of the hull.
A sit in shower designed to stop water splashing into the living area.
13KG gas tank professionally fitted and safety checked.
4 ring gas hob, oven and grill hardly used.
Inlander JLS407i Under Counter 12v 24v Compressor Fridge. Very efficient with lots of space and a freezer space.
Miniature Belfast sink.
Newly upholstered seating area converts into a super king size bed with loads of storage under the seats.
Hand built ply construction kitchen units fitted with hard wood shaker style doors and brass knobs and 4cm thick oak wood work surface.
Plenty for storage designed into the fit-out for all sorts of kit.
Roller blinds fitted to side windows and curtains fitted across the front inside windows.
Hand built air dried oak doors built bespoke with double glazing by a carpenter in Sheffield.
All windows fitted with bars security bars, doors fitted with double security bars and all solar panels secured with separate miniature D locks.
|Model:||30 Cruiser Stern|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||1988 20HP 2 stroke Mercury Mariner outboard|
|Fuel type:||Petrol (Gas)|
|Length over all:||30'|
|Hull type:||V shaped|
|Fuel capacity:||25 Litres|
|Water capacity:||500 Litres|
The seating area folds out into a super king size bed. 6mm ply wood clad walls, 40mm deep oak surfaces, bespoke ply wood kitchen caucuses with hard wood shaker style doors. Loads of storage throughout the boat.
Full steel construction, V shaped hull, fill out of water survey happening on the 28th of September 2023.
Interior fit out done over the space of 5 years in my garden by me.
Off grid set up with an eco friendly ideology in mind.
600W of solar, 300AH of lead acid leisure batteries purchased Oct 2022.
Compost toilet that cost £950
Taylor's Diesel heater cost £1000 to restore would cost £2500 to purchase new.
13KG Gas bottle professionally fitted to a hob, oven and grill, hardly used.
1988 2 stroke 20HP Mariner outboard.
Long shaft with remote and electric start.
Specially chosen low pitch prop angle for less cavitation and more thrust.
Plenty of power for this small boat, this boat can really shift.
25 litre removable fuel tank with a sack barrow you can easily wheel this to a petrol station for a fill up.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.