18.96m Klipper Barge on London mooring “Galileo -195,000 Pounds “

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 Galileo has a magnificent floating mooring, situated in a dock next to the  River Thames at Brentford - opposite Kew Gardens and the  transfer could be possible to the new owner but only by private arrangement with the mooring owner -


She is also  capable of cruising the rivers of the UK or the canals of Europe. This barge is very well fitted out and in spotless condition with a good mix of traditional and modern equipment. The interior is light, spacious and airy with full standing headroom throughout.

The sleeping accommodation consists of :

 A Master sleeping cabin in the after end with en-suite shower and electric toilet facilities attached, this cabin also has a double walk around (island) berth with plenty of storage for clothes. It is nicely fitted out with lots of changing room. 

 In the bow there is a double cabin, again with en-suite electric toilet facilities, this time with 2 bunk beds and large hanging lockers.

 The wheelhouse can double as another sleeping cabin and there are settee berths for three small people or two adults. This is a lovely additional space for those family guests.

The saloon is a delight with an open plan galley fitted with all modern conveniences and good views of the surrounding countryside. There is a traditional stove also radiator heating and all windows on this barge are double glazed, there is no condensation and you will be warm all Winter.

Up the stairs into the wheelhouse you have a comfortable sun room, fully heated and double glazed that can be used Winter or Summer. When used as a wheelhouse it is ideal for guiding the vessel through the countyside in the company of all your friends and family. In addition the after end opens into a spacious al fresco dining  and sunbathing area.

She is well thought out, a very comfortable and practical cruising home based on a traditional Klipper hull with good engineering qualities. She must be seen to be appreciated.

Galileo has a survey report and, shotblasted primed and painted with 2 coats of hull blacking. 15 new Anodes were fitted. There is also a new Black tank installation with a 350 litre tank.

Some of the outstanding features of this vessel are:

  • Spacious barge 18.97m x 4.72 x 1.1m

  • Well fitted out with 2 en-suite sleeping cabins and space for extra guests if required

  • Master cabin has a double walk around bed

  • Superb wheelhouse with a lovely veranda style deck area

  • Good quality furnishings throughout

  • 120Hp DAF engine with walk in access to engine room, engine fully serviced and operational

  • Sealed stainless steel cooling system

  • 8 Kva generator

  • Solar panels

  • Bow thruster

  • Electric anchor winch

  • Diesel boiler with Hot water radiators

  • Woodburning stove

  • Special 180 degree rotating gangway specially made for different height quaysides



L x B x D: 18.97m x 4.72m x 1.1mm
Year built: 1896/ 2001
accommodation: 2 Double cabins with en-suite facilities
Displacement: 60.00 tonnes
Engine: DAF 575 120 Hp
Price: 195000 GBP in other currencies
  • 254,851 USD
  • 1,727,395 DKK
  • 195,000 GBP
  • 247,084 CHF
  • 376,579 AUD
  • 336,080 CAD
  • 388,669 NZD
  • 3,708,486 ZAR
  • 231,158 EUR
Location:Brentford - opposite Kew gardens on the R. Thames
Bow thrust:Yes
Flag: British
VAT status: Exempt
Extras: Mooring paid for this year on an excellent mooring on the River Thames - opposite Kew gardens, London. She won award for 'the best barge at rally' at the DBA Rally in London

Please contact me for detailed specifications and/or viewing appointment.
++44(0)7757279336 / [email protected]

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