Here is a description of the barge and systems
Length 16.95 metres
Beam 4.35 metres
draft 1.20 metres (full tanks)
air draft 2.2 metres.
Hull construction in 8mm steel, keel 20mm
Engine: Nanni 85 hp 5 cylinder diesel 2400 hours
Cooling system: Closed-circuit glycol with heat exchanger. Separate raw water pump with two separate intakes and two separate filters, allowing quick change-over in the event of a blockage of one.
Transmission: hydraulic drive with hydraulic bow-thruster
Anchor winch: Lofrans electric
Electric: 240 volt ring main, shore-power and cables, isolation transformer, Onan 10kw diesel generator under floor in soundproof container. 12 volt outlets. Victron charger/inverter. 550 watts of modern, Victron solar panels on aft roof with Victron MPPT controllers.
Lighting: All modern LED recessed lights throughout, (original halogens replaced last year at same time solar panels fitted). Computerized "Mood" lighting throughout in all areas.
Climate control: : Vetus climate control system incorporating Eberspacher heater and three unit air conditioning. Individual controls in all cabins.
Fuel capacity; 550 litres
Water capacity: 1500 litres
Holding tank: capacity 1000 litres
Main bathroom: with Jacuzzi tub, Tecma electric toilet, hand-basin and heated towel rail
Guest bathroom: with shower, (thermostatic temperature control), Tecma electric toilet, hand-basin and heated towel rail.
Hot water supplied to both bathrooms from tank with both electric immersion heater and heat-exchange from engine.
Main bedroom: Queen size island bed, (walk around), top-quality memory foam mattress. built-in flat screen TV connected to Bose central entertainment system. Best possible speakers from boutique Californian sound specialists, sub-woofer under bed. Bed raises electrically, with remote. Huge storage beneath. 2 x opening portholes and one deck hatch with mosquito screening and blackout screen.
Guest bedroom with 2 x single beds, top-quality mattresses. CD player, plenty of storage. Opening porthole and deck-hatch with mosquito screen and light blackout screen.
Galley: Equipped for gourmet cooking: four burner cook-top with two separate ovens, (each with individual temperature controls), below, all propane from two separate tanks in locker outside under the port deck. (Good ventilation and switch-over valve). Cooker hood with extractor fan, built-in microwave, built-in dishwasher, built in washer/dryer. Refrigerator
Breakfast area / computer / office corner: Good working area for two people. Bose "lifestyle" central entertainment system with two separate zones, (main saloon and maser bedroom), with two remotes.
Main saloon: TV on power-lift - disappears into sideboard when not in use. Two reclining armchairs, two "tub" armchairs. Deep freeze under helm seat, (slides out), glass front refrigerator / wine cooler. "Ocean Air" concertina-style blinds and also thermal-insulated curtains on all windows. Entire rear is sliding glass leading onto aft deck.
Helm: Hydraulic steering, solenoid-operated hydraulic controls for main engine and bow thruster. Engine instruments, navigation light switches. Easy access spaces for navigation books and carts. Rudder position indicator. Good storage below leather, two person bench-seat.
Aft deck: Full canvas enclosure with full mosquito screening. Teak floor, Weed hatch gives direct access to propeller. Good storage in lazarettes under seating with access to rudder hydraulics.
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