Piper 55N DUTCH BARGE Live Aboard Barge

Frindly Aft Terrace
200,000.00 (Approx £169,037) Under-Offer
  • Boat REF#  ·  332243
  • Length  ·  16.76m
  • Year  ·  2013
  • Construction  ·  Steel
  • Underwater profile  ·  Full-Displacement
  • Sleeping berths  ·  6
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 90hp, BETA MARINE and PRM gearbox (2013)
  • Lying  ·  Belgium
Boatshed Paris
Boatshed Paris
Pascal Gaetan

Extra Details

Builder PIPER BOATS Ltd
Lying Belgium
Fuel capacity 1,200.0 ltr (264.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 1,600.0 ltr (352.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 22/11/2019

Mechanical

Engine 1 x diesel 90hp
Engine make and model BETA MARINE and PRM gearbox (2013)
Engine Hours engine1= 2963
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.0 ltr (0.7 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots
Generator output 5.7KVA

Keel cooled BETA Marine 90 hp main engine driving through a PRM box
whisper 5Kva Generator
10 batteries: 1 engine start 12V - 145Ah, 1 Generator start 12V - 145 AH, 6 domestic 12V - 183 Ah, 2 X 12 V bow thruster
Mastervolt isolation transformer
Mastervolt Combi 24/2500 - 60A
Central heating from diesel boiler to radiators
Hot water from tank heated by 220v & engine.

Dimensions

Length 16.76m
Beam 3.66m
Draft Min 0.70m
Draft Max 0.90m
Airdraft 3.00m
Displacement 25,000kg (55,125.0lbs)
Headroom 2.00m
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 220 volt generator, 220 shore power voltage, 10 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator

Construction

Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish 2 pack finish

Piper needs no introduction and this is a well maintained example of their art.
13:8:5 steelwork and quality equipment well installed.
A splendid cruising cottage for two with occasional guests
International paint in June 2020.
Fresh water: 1600 litres
Diesel: 1200 litres
holding tank: 1000 litres

Accommodation

Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Shower 1
Air conditioning 1 Air conditioning Units rated at 12000 BTU/h
Heads 1 heads (Electric)

Spacious wheelhouse with doors port & starboard to facilitate manoeuvers and "signature" French doors to the aft deck in typical Piper style. 2m headroom here and plenty of light & space. Double glazing in wheelhouse and saloon.
As well as the opening doors the front windscreen drops down on gas struts for amazing ventilation. Forward down steps to galley saloon with 1.98m headroom. Well equipped galley to port. Quality fittings and finish. Forward again to the one & only cabin with up to 2.08m headroom, walk-round double bed 2m x 1.55m plenty of cupboard & draw space. The whole accommodation is heated by radiators from a diesel fired boiler. Electric heads & spacious shower. Wheelhouse seating converts to a double 2.1m x 1.25m

4 burner propane Stove

Accommodation

Stove
Broiler
Oven
Sink
Refrigerator
Freezer
Carpet
Drapes
Air conditioning
Cabin heating
Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Raw water wash
Non-Smokers
Microwave
Washing Machine
Dryer

Spacious wheelhouse with doors port & starboard to facilitate manoeuvers and "signature" French doors to the aft deck in typical Piper style. 2m headroom here and plenty of light & space. Double glazing in wheelhouse and saloon.
As well as the opening doors the front windscreen drops down on gas struts for amazing ventilation. Forward down steps to galley saloon with 1.98m headroom. Well equipped galley to port. Quality fittings and finish. Forward again to the one & only cabin with up to 2.08m headroom, walk-round double bed 2m x 1.55m plenty of cupboard & draw space. The whole accommodation is heated by radiators from a diesel fired boiler. Electric heads & spacious shower. Wheelhouse seating converts to a double 2.1m x 1.25m

4 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover
Rode
Fenders
Boathook
Passerelle
Bimini
Bow Thruster

Manual windlass
1 anchors
(Danforth)
30.00m of chain
120.00m of rode
TALAMEX dinghy (2021)
(Inflatable)
0hp outboard, Long shaft (2021)
Bow Thruster
Manual windlass with Danforth anchor and a 30 m length chain.
Warps: 1x40 m - 2x25 m - 4x10 m
Inflatable Dinghy with electric outboard engine.

Nav Equipment

Compass
VHF DSC radio
GPS
Chart plotter
Stereo
Navigation lights
TV
Computer
AIS Receiver
Depth sounder

Computer with NAVIGO application.
Navigation Instruments RAYMARINE (Chartplotter; GPS, Eco/Depth Sounder).
AIS RAYMARINE;
VHF DSC RAYMARINE.
1 Manual VHF

Safety Equipment

Life jackets
Searchlight
Horn
Swim ladder
Emergency steering

4 bilge pumps (1 manual / 3 electric)

Toys

Folding Bicycle

Broker's Comments

Replica Luxemotor barge for sale in France. Boatshed Paris is pleased to offer this Piper 55 N barge for sale.

Piper is a well respected builder of replica barges and this is a very nice example with a spotless engine bay as well as looked after inside and out. Spacious comfort for a couple but able to accommodate occasional guests in the wheelhouse double bed and even the convertible sofa in the saloon.

Cat C navigation for Europe's canals, rivers and coasts. A home from home in France or elsewhere.

Sold furnished.

For more information and appointments to visit, please contact Pascal, your Boatshed broker at Boatshed Paris.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

4 years

Why are you selling her?

New Project

Where have you sailed her?

France, Belgique, Pays Bas

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