22.5hp Nanni 3 cylinder engine with the indestructible PRM hydraulic gearbox gives this boat plenty of poke.
New alternator belt
New drive plate (clutch)
A full solar array provides all the electric you need. 4x 100 watt solar panels.
Victron MPPT smart charge controller comes with an app for you to monitor your harvesting of the suns power!
1500 watt inverter for 230V AC power.
(wife can attest that this is more than adequate for hair straightening or blow drying)
3x 120ah auxiliary batteries 2020
90ah starter battery 2020
CCTV 4x camera system 360 degree security with onboard monitor.
2x automatic security lights, port and starboard. 1100 Lumens each.
Abus+ locks front and back.
of the key things that originally drew me to this boat is that it is a
miniature fortress. Steel doors front and back. Windows too small to
Sig marine diesel cookstove.
Beautiful designed for use at sea, it has a large hotplate and an oven.
Fitted with a back-boiler should you wish to use it for heating water for showers.
thing is actually magnificent, if you go on to choose another boat, so
be it, but I can’t recommend one of these enough. Seriously check them
5kw diesel fired central heating blower system.
Calorifier (boiler) is connected to the engine cooling system for
steamy hot showers. And the stove has a back boiler should you so wish
to connect it.
Modern spacious high pressure shower with Whale Gulper 220 drain pump.
WiFi router. (just requires a SIM card)
Wireless Vacuum cleaner.
Folding Double bed.
500 litre water tank
(enough for 2 weeks for the wife and I)
400 litre diesel tank.
(Could probably drive to Manchester and back!)
150 litre auxiliary fuel storage.
(Because I am one of those ridiculous preppers who like to fantasise about the Apocalypse)
750GPH Automatic Bilge pump (for peace of mind)
toolbox of mooring-pins, windlasses and all the keys and accessories
required to navigate the entire british waterways network. If you’re new
to this: I’m more than happy to give a half day of instruction:
Operating locks, mooring, double mooring, tunnels, using an Elsan and
boater facilities, general boating etiquette and of course Engine
If you’re of a rebellious nature we’ll even tell you how to hack the Continuous Cruiser license.
A little more about this boat.
is set up to run on diesel. No need to worry about a faulty gas system.
Fires on boats are a very real fear. Neither is there a messy wood and
coal burning stoves that require constant attention. She’s really a
delight to live aboard. She’ll turn on a dime anywhere and mooring in
central is a doddle, there’s always somewhere you can squeeze in.
thing that nobody tells you when you buy a narrowboat: you’re buying a
residence in the last neighbourhood in London where your neighbours care
about you. Boaters are a strange bunch but they will always look out
for each other. It’s really heartwarming to live with them all.
wife and I have lived very happily aboard this vessel. We have
travelled all across England on her, covered 300 + miles. She’s a small
boat but divided into four different ‘rooms’ we’ve never felt lacking in
space. We didn’t leave the boat for anything but supplies over the lock
downs and felt very safe and comfortable. She is a special home and we
will be very sad to see her go but my wife and I must return to the
you get your narrowboat, be it this one or another, take it up into the
English countryside. Before owning The Tardis I had no idea how
magnificent it is. Were it not for this boat, I’d have missed out on
memories that will stay with me until the day I die.
Also, she comes with a full tank of diesel!
Thank you for listening to my TED talk, happy home hunting.
Current Price: £29500.00
This The Tardis A Time Travelling Canalboat! Gorgeous 30’ 1984 R&d Narrowboat boat is located in , W2 *** and is being sold on eBay by .