Medway Kent UK|
Super, solid, apple bow historic Dutch Barge converted to a cosy, practical, functioning tasteful floating home.
2 berth, suit individual or young couple with delightfully renovated interior.
(Shortly to be seen in ''Making Waves'' by Thames and Hudson books) ( May 2023)
She is well insulated, heated by superbly efficient Mörso Squirrel stove, gas hot water, roll top bath, shower:
Brand new 340W solar panel & 30amp regulator installed Summer 2022; Brand new x2 Duracell engine batteries and (x4)domestic TROJAN 6V batteries, also summer 2022. Plus shore power.
Last survey 2018 (tbc) BSS good to 2024.
Built in Friesland Holland in 1913
Living area boasting ample height / headspace at 2metres throughout.
Currently moored near Rochester on the Medway:
|Vessel type:||Historic Dutch Tjalk|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Mercedes 6 cylinder|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||16.3m|
Deck House length 1.88m to 11.38m
Deck house depth 0.97 to 1.19m
Consisting of stern cabin ( power house/ batteries, storage etc) engine 'room' bunk- double bed cleverly built over the boxed engine.
Saloon with ample dual side storage units, spacious floor area, sofa bed, multi fuel stove and adjustable zinc work desk area;
Galley- solid wood construction units pine and hardwood; gas oven /hob copper splash back; 12V fridge; zinc splash back to sink:
Curved raked flat faced stem with rounded apple bow, a long flat plate keel with a rounded bilge and concave sheer line, with rounded apple stern single screw motor traditional Dutch Tjalk converted for use as a mobile floating home.
Smooth running 6 cylinder Mercedes Diesel engine;
Motored well from Herts down the Lee into the Thames and up into the Medway in 2020 with no issues:
BSS to 2024;
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.