Thames Sailing Barge with London mooring

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Boat REF# 241667
Price
£395,000.00
LOA 28.00m (91'10")
Year 1926
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 7
Engine 1 x Diesel 68hp, Gardner (1956)
Lying Limehouse Basin, East London

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  • Contact Angus Rose
  • Telephone + 44 (0)7879 423539
  • Mobile + 44 (0)7879 423539
  • Email angusrose@boatshed.com

Gallery

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Extra Details

Builder Horlocks of Mistley
Lying Limehouse Basin, East London
Fuel capacity 1,200.0 ltr (264.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 3,500.0 ltr (770.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 01/05/2017

Mechanical

Engine 1 x Diesel 68hp
Engine make and model Gardner (1956)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s)
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Generator output 5KVA

Dimensions

LOA 28.00m (91'10")
LWL 26.00m (85'4")
Beam 5.50m (18'1")
Draft Min 2.00m (6'7")
Draft Max 2.00m (6'7")
Airdraft 30.00m (98'5")
Displacement 76,000kg (167,580.0lbs)
Headroom 2.20m (7'3")
Storage On marina

Rig

10% discount on rigging

Gaff rigged Other spars (unknown year) with galvanised standing rigging (unknown year)

Sails

Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail Jim Lawrence - (unknown year) 2 Reefs
Headsail Jim Lawrence - Hank on (unknown year)
Other sails Topsail (unknown year)
Foresail 2 (unknown year)
Mizzen (unknown year)

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 5 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator

Construction

Construction Steel
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Bitumen finish

Accommodation

Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 4
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick
Dishwasher tick
Washing Machine tick
Dryer tick

Two bathrooms - one with shower cubicle, one with bath

6 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
Chart plotter tick
Stereo tick
TV tick
WiFi Booster tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Davits tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
3 anchors
200.00m (656'2") of chain
dinghy (unknown year)
(Hard Dinghy)
6hp outboard, Mercury, Long Shaft (2015)

Safety Equipment

LPG Detector tick
Carbon Monoxide detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick

5 bilge pumps (4 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Boatshed London are delighted to offer this exceptional and historic Thames Sailing Barge for sale with London residential mooring.

This 1926 steel-hulled barge has been extensively restored by the current owner who has known the boat since he was a child and the passion and care for the barge is evident throughout.

She is raced regularly in the Thames Barge regattas and always performs well making her the envy of many other Barge skippers, especially given her steel construction and the obvious benefits of this over the older, wooden versions. This hidden speed was only discovered after 1977 when the barge came out of commercial use and has been privately owned and raced ever since.

However, this is not just a racing barge because as you'll see from the photos, this is also a luxury houseboat and, combined with the Limehouse residential mooring, one of the most desirable on the market right now. With four cabins and a large open plan living area, this is a fantastic place to live and the owner has ensured that the character of such a historic vessel is present throughout.

The Limehouse mooring is fully transferable on payment of a 5% transfer fee (of the sale price) to the marina. Current mooring fees are £16,000 p.a.

The marina has full residential facilities including WiFi, free laundry, pump out, council tax included and is only 5 minutes from Limehouse DLR station giving easy access to the City or Canary Wharf.

This Thames Sailing Barge with London mooring has been personally photographed and viewed by Angus Rose of Boatshed London. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.

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