Boat Details



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Boat Type Widebeams Length 58ft x 14ft 6
Location Blue Water Marina   Sold

£63,000 £55,000


58ft x 14ft 6 Ex-British Waterways Work Boat
Built in 1961 and converted to a live aboard craft in 2010
Perkins 4 cylinder diesel engine.
Hydraulic steering system - controlled by a joy stick.
CCTV camera to the front of boat to aid maneuverability.
Professionally spray foam insulated.
12v & 240v electrical systems
Sterling 2.5kW Pure Sign Wave Inverter
LED lighting throughout, bathroom and kitchen lighting are automatically controlled by ceiling mounted P.I.R.S
Multi fuel stove feeding 5 radiators and hot water tank.
Twin coil calorifier.
Double glazed upvc windows fitted throughout.

Large galley in wheelhouse with good range of fitted units and plenty of work surface space.  Washing machine, dishwasher, separate fridge & freezer, fan assisted gas oven & gas hob. Glass dining table and 2 chairs.

Very homely living area/saloon with multi fuel stove.

Lovely 'walk through' Bathroom with full sized bath and shower over. Porcelain sink and toilet (cassette).

Large double Bedroom with lots of storage space including full length wardrobes and drawer units.

Boat Safety Certificate until October 2022.

Engine serviced April 2019.

Starter motor re-conditioned March 2020

Out of water survey from May 2019. 

Re-plated fully on base plate June 2019.

Work is required on the hydraulics and steering, hence the reduction in price.

The boat had been removed from sale whilst work has been ongoing to the base plate. Previous sale price was £77,000.

This is a unique boat with a fantastic working history on the South Yorkshire canal system, offering unusually spacious liveaboard accommodation.

Currently moored on an exclusive canalside mooring with garden (also available).


Boat details are believed to be accurate but cannot be guaranteed. They are compiled from information supplied by the owner and, possibly,an 'in water' inspection. They are not intended and do not form part of any current or future contract. Prospective purchasers are advised to have an independent survey to satisfy themselves as to the condition of the vessel and the information contained in these details. Prospective purchasers are also advised to check on ownership of the vessel and on any outstanding finance.