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1988 36FT TRAD STERN NARROWBOAT TIGGER
Make: BRIDGEWATER Region: MILTON KEYNES Ref: BS2-0948 Price: £23,999 ONO
Updated 23rd Jan - 16:37:00
THIS BOAT HAS ALREADY BEEN SOLD
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NARROWBOAT FOR SALE:1988 THIS 36ft all-steel narrowboat built in Liverpool by Bridgewater
Has made a comfortable home for couple as seen in BBC article on Houseboat Living!
Heres the spec
Completely refitted in 2010 using solid oak and pine throughout.
New kitchen with solid oak worktop and doors. New SMEV stainless steel gas oven with 4 burner hob. New electric fridge (the most efficient fridge in the world using ultra-efficient Danfoss compressor!) this runs entirely from our solar panels and saves us a bottle of gas every month! Can be run in freezer mode with smaller fridge compartment when necessary.
New plumbing throughout including pump, Surecal calorifier (gives hot water from waste engine heat), shower, stainless steel water tank (approx. 750 litres last us about 2/3 weeks). Gas plumbing also new with bubble chamber leak testing device that ensures there are no leaks anywhere in the system.Royal chemical (all new April 2011)LED lighting throughout can be left on for weeks without flattening batteries!High-efficiency monocrystalline solar panels (work in cloudy weather) these provide all our power needs during the summer including pumps, fridge, lights, radio and two laptops. In the winter they do most of that only needing a boost from the engine for intensive laptop use.1200W Inverter built in with MCBs and mains wiring/sockets throughout.12v Sockets throughout (both 3 pin and cigarette socket type).
3x 110Ah deep cycling leisure batteries (new 2010)
1x 75Ah engine starting battery (new 2010)
Built in digital battery monitor.
Vetus 3 cylinder engine very reliable and efficient and has proven capable even in fast flowing water and tidal areas.
Sterling alternator booster with uprated alternator for all your power needs. Surecal Calorifier (with copper high-efficiency heat exchanger non standard) to provide hot water from waste engine heat hot tank of water stays hot for nearly 24 hours (new 2010). Boatman solid fuel stove with welsh slate and tiled surround with fire proof and insulated surround.
Built in DAB radio in galley.
Built in 12v 60W stereo amplifier and speakers for use with ipod/laptop.
Built in printer/scanner (new 2010) folds down from within solid pine cabinet.Brass matching set of Schatz clock, barometer, hygrometer, thermometer.Hull professionally blasted and blacked August 2010. The hull was visually inspected and was thought to be very good with minimal pitting. 4 oversize anodes were fitted at the time as blacking.
The boat is entirely steel with 10mm bottom plate, 6mm sides and 4mm cabin.The cabin has had a full paint system applied (summer 2010) including high-build industrial zinc primer, flexible undercoat and industrial petrol/chemical resisting gloss finish.
Corner sofa makes double bed with solid oak headboard and brass halogen reading lights. New high-build foam upholstered in deep purple heavy Egyptian cotton. Covers are removable for washing and foam is lined in cotton calico under-covers (all new 2010).
Solid oak flooring throughout (18mm thick) fitted with Locktite hidden screw-fixing system resulting in no movement and no creaking!Curtains/blinds all new 2010.DHR Cabin Paraffin Lamp (new 2010) imported from Holland and other paraffin lamps for additional warm light to create a pleasant ambiance.
Also 36ft is the maximum length boat that you can turn around almost anywhere on a broad-beam canal saving many miles looking for the next winding hole!Boat Safety Certificate until 2014 and British Waterways Gold (River & Canal) Licence until Jan 2012 to be sold with boat.The owners are very proud of this pretty boat and will be sorry to see her go. She has made a very comfortable home for two people and we even featured in a BBC article on houseboat living. Great care and thought has been put into every material and part as we were trying to build the boat that we really wanted. We are currently living aboard but will be moving to mountainous Wales far away from canals and so must hand her on to someone else to enjoy.
We are asking for offers around £24000.
If you are interested please contact Loretta on 07971305880 The boat is currently in the Milton Keynes Area please call The Boat Shop now to view this boat on 01908 635071/07971305880
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BOATMANS STOVE 2010
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DOUBLE IN MAIN SALOON
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SMEV 4 RINGS GRILL AND OVEN
Separate Oven and Hob?
YES ELECTRIC WAECO COOL FREEZE
70P PER FOOT PER WEEK
THERE IS A POSSIILTY OF A MOORING IN THE NORTH OF THE CITY