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Peniche Freycinet Top Quality 30m Cruising Liveaboard Barge

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30.00m (98'5")



Underwater profile


1 x Diesel 150hp, BAUDOUIN DK6 (unknown year)



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Extra Details

Builder JABON (Ombret Belgique)
Fuel capacity 2,800.0 ltr (616.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 16,000.0 ltr (3,520.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 02/09/2015


Engine 1 x Diesel 150hp
Engine make and model BAUDOUIN DK6 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Generator output 8KVA


Keel cooled & air start Baudouin DK6 main engine.
Mastervolt Whisper 8 electric generator in a cocoon
All in a full height standup and walk around engine room that's a treat to work in.


LOA 30.00m (98'5")
Beam 5.05m (16'7")
Draft Min 1.00m (3'3")
Draft Max 1.00m (3'3")
Airdraft 3.35m (11'0")
Headroom 2.40m (7'10")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems


220 volt, 4 batteries charged by: shore power, generator


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Bitumen finish


1906 riveted steel hull by the Chantiers Jabon at Ombret, Belgium built to the 38m Freycinet working barge standard. Shortened to 30m and converted to a residential barge. Last surveyed 2007 & 2015 there is a Certificat Communautaire (TRIWV) new in 2017


Total # of berths 10
No. of double berths 5
Cabin(s) 5
Handbasin 5
Shower 3
Air conditioning 1 Air conditioning Units
Heads 3 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Dishwasher tick
Washing Machine tick
Dryer tick


Aft original boatmans cabin has been converted into a Master suite comprising a double bed 1.40m x1.90m, a lounge sitting room and a bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Headroom is from 1.81m to 2.05m in this area. Access to the suite is via a companionway into the wheelhouse or via an internal corridor which connects to the kitchen and passes by the laundry room (with washer, dryer and tall fridge) on the way. The kitchen dinner is bright and practical with worktops, a dinning table and a magnificent “piano” range cooker with four rings a hotplate and two ovens, one of which is electric. Take a good look at the photos and particularly note the ceiling decoration on the VR images. Forward again to an entrance hall with steps up and out onto the terrace deck and it’s ornate ironwork guard rails. Also from the entrance lobby turn to port to descend to the lounge 4.70 x4.70 (22 meter square) with 2.07m of headroom. Period decoration and an enameled solid fuel stove bled in with modern entertainment systems to provide cosy and stylish comfort. Forward again to two identical double guest cabins each with beds 1.30m x1.90m and ensuite WC shower rooms. Each or either of these cabins can be transformed into an office if required. Two further double cabins are situated in the forepeak independent of the main accommodation and accessed from the foredeck. The whole accommodation is heated by radiators from a central heating boiler and of course there is the solid fuel stove in the lounge.


4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

VHF tick
Stereo tick

Deck Gear

Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Ladder tick
Passerelle tick


Manual windlass
3 anchors
(stockless & grapnel)
45.00m (147'8") of chain
dinghy (unknown year)
(Hard Dinghy)

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Boarding ladder tick


3 bilge pumps (0 manual / 3 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Residential barge for sale in France. Boatshed Bourgogne is pleased to offer this 30m Freycinet live aboard cruising barge for sale in Burgundy. A quality conversion that has retained and harmonised the original features of this barge producing a high quality cruising home with modern creature comforts. Ideal for a family or a couple who love convivial entertaining and the outdoor lifestyle this péniche is able to cruise all the Freycinet standard French waterways & continue throughout Europe. An ideal permanent residence or extended cruising home that will keep you snug in winter and happily out on the terrace in summer. 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 Peniche Freycinet Top Quality 30m Cruising Liveaboard Barge 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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