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58' Semi-Trad. Narrowboat

Luxury specification, including a powerful engine, Bow Thruster, a Washing Machine / Tumble Dryer and a Dishwasher!

As you would expect, Carefree Cruising's market leading luxurious shared ownership narrow boats are stylish, very well built and have a very high equipment specification.

Available in both "rear bedroom" and NEW FOR 2011 "front bedroom" layouts, these boats are built as welcoming, comfortable floating holiday homes.

A powerful engine and bow thruster will assist you with any tricky boat manouvers;
With plentiful 230v power, a washing machine / tumble drier, a dishwasher, a built in flat screen TV, a DVD player and a satellite receiving system are provided for real "home from home" luxury and comfort;
Those who enjoy cooking will love the spacious Galley, with the full domestic sized gas oven and grill, separate four burner gas hob, 230v microwave and the stylish modern granite worktop;
The saloon has comfortable built in seating that converts to comfortable beds with a wood burning stove for atmospheric warmth; and
Each boat is designed to accommodate up to six people in a 2 + 4 format.


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Overall Summary

  • Boat Builder : Elton Moss Boatbuilders (Part of the Carefree Cruising Family)
  • A 58' 'go anywhere' semi traditional style narrowboat, with sleeping accomodation for six arranged in a 2 plus 4 layout.

Accomodation comprises:

  • Luxury fitted bedroom with fixed permanent full size double bed (4'6" by 6'6") WITHOUT the need to use flaps or extension pieces and a built in Washing Machine / Tumble Dryer
  • Luxury bathroom with full-sized shower cubicle (with door), thermostatic shower and pump-out toilet
  • U-shaped Galley with full domestic sized oven and grill, 230v microwave, built-in Dishwasher, and granite worksurface
  • L-shaped Dinnette, convertible to a double bed
  • Salon with Sofa (convertible to a double bed OR two single beds), two lockers / wardrobes, a solid fuel stove and a built in flat screen TV, DVD player and satellite system
  • Both FRONT BEDROOM (rear galley & saloon) and REAR BEDROOM (front galley and saloon) versions of these boats are available.



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  • Storage steps to deck
  • Two lockers / wardrobes
  • Built in cupboard with bookshelves
  • High level display cabinet with glazed door
  • Built in flat screen TV in unit with DVD player and satellite system
  • Solid fuel stove
  • Skirting-board radiator
  • 1kg powder fire extinguisher
  • Built-in Radio / CD player
  • Built in Sofa (converts to a double bed OR two single beds). Seating is reclined 17 degrees from vertical and 5 degrees from horizontal for a very comfortable seating position


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  • L-shaped seating arrangement, with table. Converts to double bed.
  • Storage under seating.
  • Seating is reclined 17 degrees from vertical and 5 degrees from horizontal for a more comfortable seating position.
  • Skirting-board radiator.
  • Glazed opening side window under side hatch doors (portholed boats only).

U-Shaped Galley


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  • Hand built galley units with Solid Oak doors
  • Granite worktops
  • Stainless Steel sink bowl and drainer
  • 2 x 1200mm (4') kitchen units (one with drawer)
  • Built-in full domestic sized gas oven and grill
  • Built-in gas hob with 4 burners
  • Decorative tiling or splashback
  • Full domestic sized washing machine / tumble dryer, built-in with a decorative door (located in bedroom)
  • 12v Fridge and Freezer with decorative door
  • Dishwasher with decorative door
  • High-level display cupboard with glass doors
  • Eye level oven housing with pan cupboard above, display shelves and built in wine rack
  • 2 brass 240v double sockets
  • Built-in bin cupboard (in main corridor)
  • Built-in storage cupboard (in main corridor)
  • Skirting-board radiator
  • 1 kg powder fire extinguisher
  • Fire extinguishing blanket
  • Microwave
Bathroom (Accessed from Main Corridor)


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  • Water-flushed pump-out toilet (with holding tank guage)
  • Super-size luxury shower cubicle with glass door
  • Luxury Thermostatic temprature controlled shower unit
  • Vanity Unit with inset wash basin
  • Wall mirror
  • Shaver socket / light
  • Towel rail radiator
  • Extractor fan


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  • Fixed 4’6” x 6’3” double bed, with luxury mattress
  • Above bed shelf unit, with built-in reading lights
  • Two Wardrobes
  • Corner wall cupboard
  • Under-bed storage
  • Easy-access storage steps leading to deck
  • Skirting-board radiator
  • 1 kg powder fire extinguisher
Internal Linings, Insulation, Fittings and Lighting


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  • Spray foam insulation
  • Internal linings: ‘A’ grade crown cut, Oak veneered ply in Oak and solid Oak tongue & groove Plank
  • Solid Oak trims, edgings and decorative mouldings
  • Finest quality brass portholes with drop back vents and internal brass liners (portholed boats only)
  • Finest quality brass mushroom vents with trims
  • 1 x Pair opening side doors
  • Low-energy halogen lighting with brass effect surround



Kingfisher at Chester staircase Locks

  • Beta Greenline 43 hp diesel engine
  • PRM 150 hydraulic gearbox
  • Vetus bow thruster
  • 3.0Kw 240v inverter with combined 50 Amp battery charger
  • Diesel central heating system, with timer clock
  • “Hospital” engine exhaust silencer
  • Luxury control panels
  • Land-line 240v electrical “hook-up”
  • Automatic bilge pump



Water Lily at Thorne, New Junction Canal

  • Brass navigation lights
  • Tunnel light on cabin top
  • Anti-slip coating on both front and rear decks
  • Anti-slip coating on gunnels and cabin roof

Shell Steelwork & Specifications

  • 3A grade steel, 10mm base, 6mm hull Sides, 5mm cabin sides and 4mm cabin top
  • Floor bearers 100mm x 100mm x 6mm
  • Knees 50mm x 50mm x 6mm
  • Full length hull Stringers 40mm x 40mm x 5mm
  • Roof frames 50mm x 25mm channel
  • Rubbing strips, 50mm welded top & bottom
  • Long “swim” front and back for better handling and manoeverability
  • Semi-trad stern with locker, seat and additional rear doors
  • Flare bows fully welded top & bottom
  • Scrolled cants
  • Scrolled integral handrail
  • Overhang to cabin front, including scroll
  • Vented gas locker with traditional hinge effect
  • Restraining hooks and chains for gas bottles
  • 1 x Pair galley side doors
  • Steel front & rear doors (Hardwood Lined)
  • Self draining front & rear decks
  • Quick release weedhatch
  • Fender eyes, front, rear and side
  • 130 Gallon (approx.) stainless steel water tank

Please note that this specification is correct at time of writing. The specification may be altered at any time without notice. This specification does not constitute any contract or part of any contract and is for guidance only.
The exact specification of your boat will be confirmed in writing at time of purchase.


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