This French and Peel Wide Beam barge/workboat represents a truly fantastic and very versatile craft.
Before I begin with my comments, after shooting the external video for this boat, the owner informed me that what I thought to be teak decks are actually laid with Iroko planks. Iroko is a hard wood timber used in boat building for centuries. It is known for its durability, high natural oil content and thus resistance to moisture.
She has been fitted out by her current owner (who is a Master Mariner) with an array of electronics and equipment to make for a fantastic liveaboard, and/or ... read more