Sunday, 8 December 2013

Ideal Christmas Present (Sorry!)



Built 1990 by Ken Field, Aldridge Boat Builders.   CRT Registration No. 50504

Length:  50ft 9in  /  15.42m

Stern: Traditional

 Engine:  Isuzu 35hp  Fitted  December 2007   1,680 hours  Regularly serviced by Norbury Wharf Ltd or River Canal Rescue (most recent November 2013)

PRM150 hydraulic gearbox (2007) and Python Drive Flexible Coupling (2013) 

Electrics:  12v with 240v through 1500watt inverter.  Batteries: 2 x 110amp domestic (new January 2013) and 1 x starter battery.

 Last Repaint: October 2008 at Canal Transport Services, Norton Canes. Signwriting by Dave Moore 

Hull: All welded steel plate construction 8mm/6mm/4mm. Repainted with two-pack epoxy July 2013 at Uplands Basin Anderton.   Hull survey done July 2013 (copy available) identified need for minor spot welding to hull sides - carried out at Uplands Basin prior to expoxy application.

Licensed until October 2014

Boat Safety Certificate:  July 2014

From front:  
Gas locker in bow; well deck with fixed seating and cratch cover with fresh water tank under deck.

Main Cabin: Storage cupboards, Villager "Heron" solid fuel stove with Ecofan, Loose furniture:- Settee convertible to double bed, armchair, two dining chairs. Folding dining table decorated in traditional "back-cabin" style (roses and castles). Additional small folding table
Sink/draining board (h&c running water); gas hob; separate gas oven and grill; roll top table with storage under. two large storage cupboards; large insulated cool-box. Separate portable 12v fridge.

Bathroom:  Thetford "Porta-Potti" cassette toilet (with spare cassette); shower; sit-in bath; washbasin and bathroom cabinet.  Hot water throughout by Morco water heater (installed 2009)

Bedroom:  Fixed double with storage under; fixed wardrobe and additional storage cupboard

Engine Room:  underfloor Isuzu 35hp fully enclosed. Storage cupboard and shelf. Storage area at side of engine box sufficient to take folding bike etc.

Fuel tank:  Under rear counter, 200 litre capacity.

PRICE:   £29,000 

Currently lying: Uplands Basin,  Anderton, Trent & Mersey Canal

STARCROSS  will be placed on brokerage at Norbury Wharf in the new year but is for sale direct from the owner at this time. For more information please use the contact form below the current post.

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