NEW Branson 17m Dutch barge “Katherine Class“

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This fabulous custom built 55 foot Katherine class replica barge is unused, fully fitted out with new paintwork. Here is an opportunity to purchase a lovely barge at a superb price, she must be seen to be appreciated.

This barge has the following fine features (in no particular order):

  • She is unused and virtually as new

  • This is a qualifying ship for VAT purposes so if you intend to live aboard and use this vessel as your sole residence then it is VAT Exempt

  • Hydraulically lowering wheelhouse (min height 2.5m - 8'-3'') all double glazed windows in wheelhouse

  • Stable doors to wheelhouse

  • Sliding roof hatch

  • The interior is in  American oak solid wood with oak panelling, hand made by craftsmen

  • There are only trial running hours on the Engine (20 hours only)

  • Designed by Nick Branson and built by Tyler Wilson Boatbuilders to Cat 'C'

  • Used only as a boat show model

  • Fully fitted out with good quality equipment

  • 2 sleeping cabins - both en suite, both with shower, heated towel rails and wash basin. Please note that for use in inland waterways there is one Electric WC and one Chemical WC

  • Both cabins have walk around beds

  • Superb galley with slate worktops and breakfast bar

  • Fridge (New and concealed)

  • Freezer (New and concealed)

  • 4 ring Gas hob (never used)

  • Eye level cooker (oven and grill)

  • Microwave oven

  • Washing machine

  • Full central heating with feature radiators

  • Multi fuel stove

  • TV cabinets in Master sleeping cabin and Saloon

  • Plenty of storage and hanging lockers

  • New Vetus Deutz 114Hp diesel engine with PRM gearbox

  • Fully insulated with spray foam

  • Combi Inverter/Charger (3000 watt Victron)

  • Hydraulic steering, anchor winch and Bow thruster

  • Water and fuel gauges

  • 12 Volt led lighting throughout

  • Stainless steel railings around afterdeck

  • Small seating area possible on after deck


For PDF Specification list click Here >>>share/fckfiles/file/Katherine%20Class%20-%20sales%20document(7).pdf

L x B x D: 16.8m x 3.66m x 1.1m
Year built: 1015
accommodation: Two double sleeping cabins and 2 toilets
Displacement: Approx 30 tonnes when complete
Engine: Vetus Deutz
Price: 190000 GBP in other currencies
  • 245,842 USD
  • 1,673,052 DKK
  • 190,000 GBP
  • 243,615 CHF
  • 329,041 AUD
  • 335,452 CAD
  • 357,562 NZD
  • 3,259,125 ZAR
  • 224,924 EUR
Bow thrust:Yes Hydraulic
Flag: No Flag at present
VAT status: in addition
Extras: This is a Boat show model that has been used only for sales purposes

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

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