50ft Steel Dutch motor barge, Under Refit.

Price Details

Price: £35,000 GBP when completed. Offers will be considered as the project progresses.
Location: Maldon Essex  GB
Condition: A project with potential
Category: Power
Class: House Boats, River motor boat
Keel Type: Long  Keel


50ft Steel motor barge, ex mussel cutter. narrow beamed hull – 8ft at deck level. Shallow draft of just 3ft
She has been converted and used as a live aboard. Presently out of the water, hull is to be blasted and epoxy painted, she requires some minor metal work repairs: rubbing band removed and a couple of holes in the deck. She is having a general tidy up/refit/having the engine serviced, new batteries. She will have a hull thickness/condition survey…..To be Sold once back in the water and ready to go.
Air draft of 2.5m(minus the derrick gib), draws only 1m…..
She could be an ideal option for the Continuous Cruising option of Barging.
Priced as a completed project.


Nominal Length: 15.24 meter
Length Overall: 15.24 meter
Length Of Deck: 14.63 meter
Length At Water Line: 13.72 meter

Beam: 2.29 meter
Draft: 1.22 meter
Air Draft: 3.00 : meter
Max Draft: 1.22 meter


Cruising Speed: 4 : knots
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 1 x Double berth in the forepeak.
Cabins: 4 ( wheelhouse. galley and heads .

In the hold is the saloon. Fore peak cabin.
Heads: 1 Chemical toilet. & Shower.
Passenger Capacity: 3


Hull Material: Steel Rivetted & welded, plenty of over-plating
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 7: knots

Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive


Wheel steering from the enclosed wheelhouse. Her flared counter stern creates a good open space for a terrace/ garden, there is an awning set over it. Side decks with a step up onto the fore deck.
Accommodation – from the wheelhouse – Good headroom of 6ft 4ins and more in the saloon. A heads compartment and small galley, steps down into the hold which is a saloon area. Stowage cupboards line the sides of the hull and there is a solid fuel stove for heating.Through bulkhead into a small double cabin in the fore peak with a hatch to the fore deck.
Solar panel on coach roof.
Sails: Derrick mast and jib from a tabernacle
Navigation Equipment: Wheel steering.