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Dutch Barge Steilsteven Live Aboard

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20.24m (66'5")



Underwater profile


1 x Diesel 95hp, DAF 575 (2006)



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Extra Details

Fuel capacity 1,440.0 ltr (316.8 G) Total - 3 Tanks
Water capacity 1,340.0 ltr (294.8 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 23/06/2015


Engine 1 x Diesel 95hp
Engine make and model DAF 575 (2006)
Engine Hours Engine1: 500
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 4.5 ltr (1.0 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots
Generator output 4.5KVA


A fully reconditioned DAF 575 bought and fitted in 2006 and just 500 hours since.
A fitted diesel 4.5Kva generator "plumbed in" in the fore-peak.
1 red diesel tank 40litres
1 red diesel tank 400 litres
1 white diesel tank 1000 litres all are stainless
1 fresh water tank 340 litres
1 fresh water tank 1000 litres both polypropylene
1 black water tank


LOA 20.24m (66'5")
Beam 4.35m (14'3")
Draft Min 0.90m (2'11")
Draft Max 0.90m (2'11")
Airdraft 2.84m (9'4")
Displacement 60,000kg (132,300.0lbs)
Headroom 1.97m (6'6")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems


220 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power, generator


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish


Steilsteven Dutch Barge from 1922. Riveted hull. Fine double curved cabin roof in best Dutch tradition. Lee boards with their winches.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick


Convivial wheelhouse with modern galley (refitted in 2009) and traditional helm position. Down forward to saloon with lovely traditional atmosphere and "humongous" drip-feed diesel stove. To port a "cupboard" so deep it houses two folding cycles and storage for a washing machines (all included in the sale). Up to 2m of headroom and good windows afford a bright airy feeling. Forward through the corridor to port with up to 1.77m of headroom leads first to the guest cabin with up to 1.83m headroom, ensuite electric heads with washbasin and double bed 1.95m x 1.35m. Forward again to the shower, then on to the full width owners cabin again with ensuite heads and basin and walk-round double 2m x 1.35m. Forward of this cabin is a full width walk-in (or stoop-in) room currently used for storage. the two single seat are fold up beds (2 extra single bed).
The whole accommodation is heated by diesel fired 7kw central heating to radiators plus the drip-feed stove in the saloon. Hot water comes from an instant gas water heater in the kitchen or from engine calorifier which is also fitted with a 220v resistance for immersion heater.


4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick


Manual windlass
3 anchors
1 stern anchor

Safety Equipment

LPG Detector tick
Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick


2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Residential Dutch barge for sale in France. Boatshed Bourgogne is please to offer this Stielsteven Dutch barge for sale presently moored in Burgundy. Well equipped and well maintained this cosy residential barge is ideal for cruising all the French waterways (including Midi Canal & Canal du Nivernais). Year round live aboard or long term holiday barge for cruising Europe. Possibility to cruise to the UK too for touring or relocation. For more information and appointments to view, please contact Graham WHARMBY, your Boatshed Broker at Boatshed Bourgogne
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dutch Barge Steilsteven Live Aboard has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham WHARMBY of Boatshed Bourgogne. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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