|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
Northern France Nord-Pas-de-Calais France
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This is an exceptional barge, she has most things you wish for when exploring the French canals, lots of space, lots of seating on deck, very well equipped, easy to handle and will access all of the smallest of canals such as the Canal du Nivernais. She also has lots of character with al ovely shape and leeboards.
Please click onto my Website to see the full extent of the facilities and equipment but I will outline some as follows:
Located only 90 mins drive from Calais
Berth available to buyer if required
Two Sleeping cabins
Two Toilets - one with a shower
A large open plan Galley/Saloon, well equipped and comfortable
Oil burning stove in antique fireplace
Separate aft cabin with office area and a walk around berth + WC
On deck 2 large seating areas, forward and aft if the wheelhouse
Lowering wheelhouse, low air draft
New AIS navigation system
10 solar panels
2 Victron Combi Inverters + batter charger
360 degree rotating, powerful bow thrust
9.5 Kva Generator
Perkins 6354 120hp Main Engine with only 1600 hrs
|Vessel condition:||Very good|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Perkins 6354|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Cruising Speed:||4 Knots|
|Maximum Speed:||7 Knots|
|Length over all:||25.60m|
|Displacement:||85 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||1200 Litres|
|Water capacity:||2000 Litres|
This barge is equipped with one of the finest engines built, the Perkins 6354 and spares are available everywhere. The engine has nothing complicated on it, no computers and is really easy to maintain and service. You will not have to spend you sunny days in the engine room trying to fix something that you are not equipped to do.
Hackspett comes with a hull survey report and you will see that the thicknesses are well within those required by the Insurance companies.
Two sleeping cabins and two toilets and a large open plan saloon/galley are what is needed for canal cruising and here it is, everything ready to go off on your travels.
Hackspett is fully equipped to go cruising now. She even has a sailing/rowing dinghy with an electric motor
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.