A 1964 Classic Broads Cruiser that has been in the same private ownership for 20 years. A 4 berth, ideally 2 in comfort. Do not under estimate this vessel in any way. All modern equipment but retaining the classic style.The pride and joy of the owner who is a Professional Boatbuilder and Marine Engineer has kept this in a first class condition. This has an air draft of only 6ft 6" with a draft of 24 inchs. On the broads it will pass all the low bridges with ease with the aid of an electric roof, yes it even has this luxury feature which can be raised and lowered from the helm position.
Last surveyed 2015 and regular lifted out ever year , the later being June 2019 for its annual painting.
A serious purchaser will not be disappointed in any way but prior notice for a viewing is required.
|Vessel type:||Classic Broads Cruiser|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||BMC 1.5|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||30'|
|Bridge clearance:||6' 6"|
|Keel type:||3/4 Keel|
|Displacement:||4 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||34 Gallons|
|Water capacity:||100 Gallons|
|Holding tank capacity:||45 Gallons|
The renowned BMC 1.5 diesel engine that purrs along at ease. This was completely rebuilt during 2015 and has only done about 1000 hours since.There are two alternator's that keeps the 6 batteries charged, which were all recently replaced . (4 x domestic, I x engine and 1 x fridge.) Inverter 3 kw
The hull is of Iroka on Oak and looks sound , topsides are Redwood epoxy sheaved. Any re planking has been professional carried out over years when required to maintain the condition and to prolong the life of the vessel. Internally the bilges are very clean and are accessible for maintenance. All the fittings are of marine grade, ie. the window surrounds etc.
In the fore cabin there are two single berths with the option of an infill for a large double . Ample stowage throughout for long stays a board.moving aft on the port side is a shower cabin with the heads that has an electric toilet to starboard. The centre cockpit gives good raised visibility all round with seating . Various positions can be achieved with the roof for ventilation etc. Two steps aft and the galley is fully equipped with a good work surface, incorporating a sink and adjacent is the oven & gas rings. A low wattage fridge complements this area. Tucked neatly away in the cockpit is a micowave which is easily accessible. A feature of this era is the glazed serving hatch from the galley into the aft cabin / saloon. A very comfortable 'L' shape seating area to starboard which can be converted if required into a double. Port side there is generous stowage in the sideboard which incorporates a digital tv with cd player. There is a well which is enclosed and has removal windows along with excellent access to the decks and ashore plus a folding table.
A host of modern day conveniences to make a stay on board a delight:.. 5 kw Diesel warm air heating throughout, including windscreen demisters.Windscreen wipers, full instrumentation, Deckwash, electric toilet, holding tank, shore power with 13 amp sockets in the cabins, Hot & cold running water, heated by 5 kw & 15 gallon calorfrier. Toaster, Kettle, Microwave, 12 volt TV with DVD player and aerial, Stereo Radio, Curtains, Carpets, warps & fenders, USB points,
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BSS expires 2022. Navigation Lights, Horn,