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Inkling – a luxury 2014 69ft Narrowboat built by renowned Colecraft Boat Builders and fitted out by Aqua Narrowboats to an exceptionally high specification. Featuring a modern Semi Cruiser Stern which is an adaptation of a Semi-Trad, giving more effective cockpit space, ideal for socialising while retaining storage.
Inkling has a unique layout that combines the best of both reverse and forward designs accommodating 6 berths making full use of the 69ft length. The galley is found aft boasting light coloured granite worktops, followed by a Pullmans style dinette, the master cabin is located midships which leads through to a spacious walk-through bathroom. The large saloon is found forward with direct access onto the well deck.
Powered by a modern Beta Marine 50hp 4-cylinder diesel engine with a PRM hydraulic gearbox. Central heating is provided by a Webasto diesel fired system and Morso Squirrel stove located in the saloon. Hot water is supplied by the engine calorifier, and an immersion when connected to shore power. 240V & 12V electrics on board.
Full engine service March 2022, Blacked in November 2020, Boat Safety Scheme Certificate valid until June 2026.
A spacious, well maintained, 6 berth vessel that would make an ideal leisure cruiser, fully equipped to accommodate both family and friends or indeed a live a aboard this boating season.
Presented in great condition both inside and out, this unique Narrowboat is available to view at Pyrford Marina!
Centre stern barn doors leads into a well-lit, ventilated and spacious cabin. The Galley is found aft and features a Belling surface mounted four burner linear gas hob, built in Belling grill and oven, round stainless-steel sink, 240v Siemens fridge with a dedicated freezer compartment, compact washing machine, underfloor wine/drinks locker. The galley offers ample worktop surfaces, plenty of storage drawers and cupboards varying in size.
Positioned to port features a stylish pullman’s style dinette with forward and aft seats. The dining table is extendable, expanding the width of the boat, which can comfortably seat six around the dining table. This can be converted to form an additional double berth when required. Storage is found below the dinette seats. Port and starboard side hatches with windows allowing natural light and fresh air into the cabin when dining. A great area to entertain your crew and guests.
A relaxing and practical bedroom. ‘Inkling’ boasts great accommodation (6 berths) and storage facilities. The master’s cabin is located midships and features a sliding door with wooden framing and laminated opaque glass. A double berth is fitted lengthways, the bed can be extended to 5’ wide still enabling sufficient space to walk around. Overhead cupboards with LED spotlights and two large wardrobes.
A light and modern walk-through bathroom with a large quadrant corner shower unit, white ceramic hand basin mounted on the same light-coloured granite as the galley worktops. Pump out macerator toilet, opening pigeon box to aid ventilation and allow natural light in, radiator and mirror.
The saloon has direct access onto the well deck which has been fitted with a cratch board and cover. All windows are double glazed with blinds to maintain comfort and privacy. The bright, airy open plan saloon features a comfortable freestanding sofa bed, built in cupboards, TV unit, port and starboard lit, glass fronted cupboards. A Morso Squirrel Stove on a tiled hearth is positioned to port.
In addition to the Morso Squirrel multi fuel stove in the saloon, this well-equipped boat has a Webasto diesel fired central heating system running radiators throughout the boat, as well as the calorifier for hot water. The twin coil calorifier is also connected to the engine circuit providing heat for hot water when running. An immersion heater is fitted to give hot water via shore power (240V).
The 240V system on board simply plugs in to the shoreline providing power to the sockets throughout the boat. When cruising a Victron 3000W inverter/charger ensures you are never without power.
Vessel type – Narrowboat
Builder – Colecraft Boats
Fit out – Aqua Narrowboats
Model – Semi Cruiser Stern
Year Constructed – 2014
Berths – 6
Engine Model – Beta Marine
Engine power – 50hp
Fuel type – Diesel
Drive type – Shaft Drive
Length Overall – 69’ (21.03 m)
Beam – 6' 10" (2.08 m)
Average Draft – 2' (0.6 m)
Shell Material – Steel
Steel Plating – 10/6/5/4
Hull Type – Displacement
Bow Thruster – Yes 95kgf
Insulation – Spray Foam
Holding Tank – Stainless Steel
Water Tank – Stainless Steel
Covers – Cratch and Stern Tonneau
Shore Power Outlets Bow & Stern
Whilst every care has been taken in there preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate to have the vessel fully surveyed, inspected and sea or river trialed depending on location of the boat