24m Dutch Barge, mobile houseboat,1904

Price Details

Price: £160,000 GBP
Location: Maylandsea, Essex GB
Make: Dutch Barge  Hasselter Aak
Year: 1904
Condition: Well maintained
Category:  House Boats
Keel:  Flat bottomed  welded and riveted metal.


24m Dutch metal barge,1904. a Hasselter Aak fully converted to a live aboard property. She has many original features and is found to be a very comfortable spacious mobile home.
Vessel is in dry dock October 2018, she has been surveyed, metal thickness tested and re epoxy painted. The topsides have also had a repaint. A considerable amount of metal plating work

has been added to her underwater surface. The anodes replaced and a new outlet valve for the sanitation services. The the decks and the accommodation are also painted over the steel.

. October 2018   Maylandsea 

Inside the accommodation is open and warm, there are three cabins 1 x double 1 x twin and 1 x single.  The old day cabin has been opened up now integral with the saloon and open-plan galley. There is extensive space throughout the accommodation for both living and working. The Aft cabin is presently used as an artist’s studio/ workshop.

The present owners completely refitted the barge, installing innovative energy efficient systems and environmentally friendly solutions to her domestic serivces ( The hull is foam insulated throughout, secondary glazing at the portlights andthere is  a Microphor marine sanitation plant.

The barge has no engine, she is mobile, having been towed around to different berths in different marinas over the past 20 years. Essex, Suffolk And Norfolk.

She offers a unique floating home with the ability to relocate whenever required.
Viewing Highly recommended.


Length Overall: 24.10m    80ft  Approx

Beam: 4.65 m                      15ft      ,,
Draft: 1.60 m                        5ft       ,,
Air Draft: 3.35 m                11ft      ,,
Holding Tank Capacity: 3 cubic m
Water Tank Capacity: 1000 litres
Displacement: 72tonnes
Cruising Speed: 5 knots  ( Under tow)

All measurement are approximations….


Berths: 6
Cabins: 3
Heads: 2
Passenger Capacity: 12


Builtin the Netherlands,1904
Boat Name: Adriannus Johannes

Engine Description: There is no engine.


Welded and riveted iron and steel construction. hard chined flat bottomed.
Twin bladed rudder, wheel steering from aft deck.
Communication mast.
Manual windlass
10.00m (32’10”) of chain
30.00m (98’5″) of warp
1 x Fisherman’s anchor
3 x Danforth anchor
Mooring warps