A 55ft 1999 South West Durham Steelcraft 6 berth cruiser stern narrowboat. Now privately owned Bee hive is an ex-fleet boat which was well maintained during her hiring life. Length 55ft Beam 6ft 10 Draft 1ft 10 headroom 6ft 5 BSS Expiry 7th June 2020 Built – 1999 by south west durham steelcraft 10,6,4 Engine Beta BV1305 Gearbox PRM 120 We bought the Bee hive in 2016, from 1999-2012 it was a hire boat (so well maintained by the marina) the previous owner had it for 4 years in which time he installed the villager stove inside it. When we bought it we did the following works on the boat; – Replaced broken gearbox with re-conditioned PRM 120 gearbox – New drive plate – New cavitation plate for weed hatch. – 4 new engine mounts – Engine re-alignment – New Morse control – Repainted gas locker – New keel cooling hoses – New fuel lines – New fuel filters, pre-filter and air filter – 4 x New 110AH leisure batteries – 2 x New alternators 70amp & 40 amp – 2 x alternator belts – Propeller straightened – Stern tube replaced – New stuffing box – New drive shaft & stern packing – Blacked with intertuff – 3 coats – Repainted flash bands – New 12v Jabsco water pump – New LED lighting throughout boat – 2 x 135W CIS low light solar panels mounted on hinged storage boxes – MPPT Charger – 12v USBcigarette charger Spec Hull; 10/6/4 mild steel Hull survey October 2016 full survey available on request, There has been very little corrosion to the hull due to regular maintenance that occurred during it’s time as a hire boat. The boat was re-blacked at Cowroast in Tring in June 2017, with three coats of Intertuff bitumen. Whilst on slip in Tring the drive shaft, stern tube bearing and stuffing box were replaced as advised on 2016 survey. Two Low light 135w CIS solar panels were installed with an MPPT tracer charger. The boat is currently on Lea Navigation near Hackney, Viewings can be arranged for most times, please contact to arrange viewing07931148123 – Brad 07821610859 – Angus
Current Price: £38000.00
This 55ft Cruiser Stern Narrow Boat ‘bee Hive No.52’ boat is located in London, E9 5EN and is being sold on eBay by gus_fro.