New build, spacious yacht designed in a traditional luxe motor style. The vessel has been built ‘on spec’ to a high quality standard by a professional boatyard. There is a very large living area which can be fitted with free standing furniture. Some items have been included for illustrative purposes. However, it is expected that the owners will furnish it to their own taste.
There is a circular sitting area outside and sitting and steering area inside the wheelhouse. There is also a double bedroom with sitting area and on-suite bathroom which is fully tiled. The kitchen is fully fitted with white units, blue splash back and a fridge freezer.
The stairs are made from oak and the doors have been custom built in ash. The vessel has been designed to keep the overall headroom and draught at a level to go through the waterways in Europe. All the plumbing and tanks are fitted and connected.
The engine, gearbox and stern gear are not fitted at this stage are available at an additional cost.
This is a newly designed and built steel motor barge, assembled from highly accurate computer generated parts from Lloyd’s A grade steel. It carries a generous beam and a modern deck structure resembling the motor yacht styling of the Victorian and Edwardian era, yet still retaining the elegance of a traditional Belgian hull with a refined stern and rudder shape, straight slightly raked stem, swing shear and round bulged hull form with a low dead rise angle rather than a flat bottom for improved seakeeping.
This form is achieved with modern computer and forming techniques. The sturdy hull construction is formed, plated onto a structure of keelson, deep floors/frames, for and aft girders and bulkheads, with integral deck and superstructure.
This design with engine room sited right aft provides an enormous accommodation space from the large wheelhouse deck saloon with its panoramic windows, patio doors aft to the covered ‘al fresco’ cockpit with built in curved seating and table , barbecue facilities and large roomy, gas strut assisted hatch access to the spacious engine room containing single engine, fuel tanks calorifier, pumps and space for a generator. Directly beneath the deck saloon is a full standing headroom large double cabin with en suite bathroom that can also be constructed as twin cabins.
A full size staircase leads down to a large a airy saloon with full size modern galley kitchen with oven hob fridge freezer etc. Fresh water and waste tanks are site below the accommodation deck.
The accommodation, exceptionally large for a vessel of this size, allows for finishing to personal taste and the use of high quality standard size household furniture and kitchen equipment which can be installed via the large opening skylight in the main saloon.
A truly all year round live aboard vessel for cruising lakes, large canals and waterways of the UK and Ireland. Capable of North Sea and English channel crossings, Brest to Elbe, in favorable weather to visit and explore the continental rivers and canals in the heart of Europe and down to the Mediterranean. Loa 15m Beam 5m Draft 1m Power. Single inboard diesel with optional hydraulic drive or hybrid installation using diesel generator with electric propulsion or LPG engine. Bow thruster Built in fuel tanks Polythene water tanks. Intro
This 15m Barge Yacht is a professionally built heavy duty vessel based on a traditional Belgian Luxemotor type working barge hull with a light and spacious modern superstructure. The deck is laid out to give safe and secure working conditions when underway but also to create the maximum space on deck for relaxation and comfort.
The side decks give clear unobstructed access around the whole of the vessel and are raised to give security. There are plentiful handrails and bollards The large semicircular cockpit opens, via large glass doors into the deck saloon and seating area The helm position is on the starboard side forward with a large bench seat for sociable cruising The engine room is located aft of the accommodation separated by a sound proof bulkhead. This avoids transmitted noise and smells inside the accommodation.
Large living area with plenty of light and space for additional furniture.
Fully fitted full size kitchen with larder fridge freezer, hot and cold pressurised water, extractor fan and wooden worktop.
Traditional style opening skylight over living area and kitchen. Central heating radiators and pipework. (Final choice of heating system owners choice). Lighting.
Aft double cabin and sitting area. Fitted bed with storage under, wardrobe. Lighting. Wet room shower and toilet, fully tiled. Provision for washing machine and dryer in corridor to aft cabin. Access for both en suite and rest of accommodation. Open staircase to upper-saloon/wheelhouse. Upper saloon and wheelhouse (can be used as second double cabin with access to galley salon and bathroom).
Fully glazed doors to outside sitting area. Outside covered seating area via large double doors. (Provision for screens which can be added to extend upper saloon area). On deck. Safe walk around coaming and handrails giving safe access to all areas for mooring etc. Foredeck. Hatch to bosuns locker/workshop/workbench and bow thruster area.
Bow thruster tube has been fitted. Large traditional anchor winch. Mooring points, anchor pocket and anchor. Engine room - all machinery outside living space. Calorifier, fuel tanks, water tanks, waste tanks and transfer systems. Engine, stern gear, steering etc. can be fitted to owned' requirements. Easy access to engine room via large hydraulic assist hatch in cockpit floor.