Woodbridge Suffolk UK|
42' Dutch Sailing barge built by JC Akerboom of Holland circa 1916. With accommodation for up to seven this comfortable barge would make excellent weekend/residential accommodation. Mooring in Woodbridge through Woodbridge Quay Company may be available if required.
|Vessel type:||Dutch Barge|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Fordson Inboard Diesel|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||42'|
The accommodation offers up to seven berths in two cabins and saloon. Aft cockpit with leaded stained glass panels and double doors to stairs leading to 'U' shaped galley area with elm work surfaces, butler sink with hot and cold water supply, Thetford Triplex three burner gas oven, Isotherm refrigerator, good range of cupboards and drawers beneath and dresser opposite to starboard side. Opening skylights and port lights to both sides. Saloon with dinette to port converting to a double, settee berth to starboard, built in wardrobe with louvre doors, opening skylights and port lights both sides, Villager wood burner with tiled hearth and English Elm flooring. Master cabin to port with double berth and two roof lights. Heads opposite with sit-in bath with hot and cold water supply and shower above, wash basin and toilet. Door leading to fore cabin with two single berths and metal ladder leading to foredeck.
Built circa 1916 by JC Akerboom. "Round Bilge" hull of steel plate rolled to shape and welded/riveted on joggled seams. Hull form has raked stem with a high flared bow over a deep fore-foot. Full length keel with rudder skeg aft and a round counter stern. Survey dated June 2016 available on request.
Danforth and fisherman anchors
Located under the cockpit floor Ford 4 D Four cylinder diesel engine on shaft drive to three bladed bronze propeller. Raw water cooled. Electric start. Single lever engine control. Hydraulic wheel steering. Cruising speed 6 knots. Maximum speed 8 knots. Solid fuel burner supplying hot water. Various electric heaters.
Water is via The Woodbridge Quay Company with two stainless steel storage tanks. Electrics are both 240 volts via The Woodbridge Quay Company and 1 x 12 volt via battery. Cooking via propane gas cylinders. 240 volt electric water heater. Facilities (as part of the mooring arrangement which would need to be renegotiated by any intending purchaser) include access to the toilet block and showers.
Pine spars with galvanised steel rigging
Fire extinguishers (expiry date unknown)
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.