Grebe’ is a 45’ 0” long, 6’ 10” wide narrowboat, for sale with a private mooring. She
was built by the ‘Teddesley Boat Company’ in 1975. She is a transom-sterned, flat-bottomed, wall-sided, single screw narrowboat with a steel
hull and wooden sides and has a shaft-driven diesel engine.
This is a rare opportunity to buy a narrowboat with a central London mooring in Little Venice!
BSS was completed this year. All fixtures and fittings are included in this sale.
The Engine Bay:
The engine is a Chinese copy of a ‘Yanmar’ 4J, 2-cylinder, keel-cooled,
26 HP marine diesel, Engine #5110005. She has two fuel tanks with a
total capacity of 100 litres.
The Electrics & Solar Panels:
There is a Domestic circuit and an Engine circuit with 3 leisure batteries and 2 starter batteries respectively. The domestic and starter batteries were replaced in late 2018. The Domestic electrics include: LED cabin lighting, 12.0v fridge, water pump,
steaming light, shower pump out, bilge pump, and horn. A number of 13A
double-sockets are fitted, for use when shore power is available.The Solar Panels were installed in late 2018. The solar system comprised a Victron SmartSolar 35A 150V MPPT Solar Charge Controller, 2 x Panasonic 245W 12V/24V Monocrystalline Solar Panels and a Victron Battery Protect – 100Amp. During the summer months the solar equipment can run the boat without charging
from the engine.
The Hull:The hull is constructed of mild steel, and sides are wooden top of
‘Cascover’, i.e., nylon scrim impregnated with ‘Cascamite’. ‘Humbrol’
Cascamite is a waterproof, synthetic resin adhesive used typically on
exterior boat woodwork.
In a survey conducted September 2018, “The stem, stern and bottom
plating were hammer tested with an engineer’s 1 kg ballpein hammer and
found generally sound”.
Blacking was last done in January 2019, when 8 new anodes were fitted.
The Galley is equipped with a solid fuel Rayburn stove, which serves to
heat the boat in winter and cook, there is also a 2-ring gas hob in the Galley for summer use when Rayburn is off and 12.0v refrigerator with
The Galley sink has pumped hot and cold water. How water is provided by a gas water heater. There are two gas lockers astern accommodating 13 kg ‘Calor’ gas
The bathroom has a shower and chemical toilet.
Blackwater disposal facility is within walking distance.
The bedroom has a double bed with lots of storage and lockers, with a water tank located underneath the bed.
The mooring is located within the Paddington basin, a 3 minute walk from
Paddington Station. There is a friendly and supportive community of 5 narrow boats at the private mooring. Supermarkets, restaurants, cafes,
great transport links and a park are all within a few minutes
walk. You will see an abundance of wildlife swimming by, including
herons, moor-hens and ducklings. The mooring fees are £5,500/year.All enquiries to email@example.com
Current Price: £54950.00
This Grebe: A 45′ Narrowboat Little Venice Mooring – London, Paddington Price Reduced boat is located in London, W2 *** and is being sold on eBay by gbmnh.