|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
Faversham Kent UK|
Price reduced!!!! 1938 Humber barge.
This is a good solid boat, taken out of the water and surveyed in December 2017. She had a good report and all recommendations have been completed, no plating was required. Following the surveyors advice the boat was high pressure water blasted below the water line and one coat of Jotamastic 87’AL and two coats of Jotamastic 87 were applied , this paint regime should be good for at least 10 years.
She is on a fully residential mooring at Standard Quay in Faversham. This mooring is transferable to the new owners if required. The mooring comes with metered 32A electric supply, metered water supply, free WiFi and one free parking space. Standard Quay is a small friendly mooring which has a wine bar, fishmongers, pizzeria, organic butchers, vegetable/spice shop ,cafe/teashop , antique shop and a vintage clothes shop all on your doorstep. Faversham’s historic town centre is a short walk away ,as is the train station with its regular service to London. Other popular moorings , Brighton, Medway, London etc are all within a days cruise.
Many new parts fitted, batteries,solar panels, controller and inverter/charger, new oven , hob and sink. New skylights, etc.
The boat is in full commission and has completed a 200 mile passage from the Humber to the Medway last summer, great 6 cylinder Lister engine never missed a beat.
Fitted with new fire extinguishers, including automatic in the engine room, smoke, carbon dioxide and lpg alarms. BSS certificate until August 2022. LED lighting throughout.
Wheelhouse galley 3.30m x 4.40m with hob ,double oven, sink , dishwasher, fridge freezer, breakfast table, DAB Bluetooth stereo, 360 degree views, double glazed windows. Stairs down to dining area 3.60m x 2.00m with table and seating for six, opening skylight . Living room 4.20m x 4.00m with sofa, arm chair,coffee table, tv, two opening skylights etc , Hunter Herald 8 multi fuel burner .
Four large opening double glazed sky lights flood the below areas with natural light .
Master bedroom 4.20m x 3.00m full size double bed and lots of storage, four opening portholes, hot water tank.
Bedroom 2 , 2.60m x 2.20m with king size berth and storage, opening skylight.
Bathroom 2.20m x 2.30m with full size bath with shower , Vetus electric toilet , basin, two opening portholes, 300lt waste holding tank.
Forward is a workshop 2.50m x 4.60m with bench , tools, water tank 2000lt, Jabsco twin Par Max 4 water pumps with accumulator, condensing dryer for laundry. There is the possibility to move the workshop to the engine room and convert this into another double berth .
Engine room 4.60m x 3.50 with a Stephill 4kva electric start diesel generator, solar controller, 5000w inverter charger, 8 x T105 225AH batteries, diesel tanks 1200lt .
Central heating and hot water tank provided by a Worcester Greenstar oil fired condensing boiler with its own 350lt fuel tank, the hot water tank also has a 240v element.
All the flooring is solid oak.
On the aft deck is storage with 2 x 19kg gas bottles and a washing machine. Anchor, winch, ropes, navigation lights, life rings , life jackets, coastal flare pack etc.
Comes with a 12ft Avon Redshank inflatable dingy with 5hp Tohatsu motor.
Headroom is 2.10m in the wheelhouse, 2.15m below and 1.9m in master bedroom and bathroom.Fitted 8 x 250w solar panels on the wheelhouse giving total off grid capability. New anodes fitted. She comes with the original blue logbook and is registered on the Historic ships register.
The barge can be purchased fully furnished or not .She is ready to live on. This boat is a great home either cruising or in the marina , the location also offers a fantastic opportunity to run as airB&B.
|Vessel type:||Humber barge|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Lister HRW6|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||61'|
|Displacement:||60 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||1380 Litres|
|Water capacity:||2000 Litres|
|Holding tank capacity:||300 Litres|
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.