Dutch Barge 26m

Houseboat, open-plan living
  • Boat REF#  ·  326135
  • Length  ·  26.75m
  • Year  ·  1915
  • Construction  ·  Steel
  • Underwater profile  ·  Full-Displacement
  • Sleeping berths  ·  4
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 80hp, DAF 575 (6 cylinder) ()
  • Lying  ·  Canary Wharf
Boatshed London
Boatshed London
Ben Evans

Extra Details

Builder Gebr.Boot Leiden
Lying Canary Wharf
Fuel capacity 800.0 ltr (176.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 26/10/2020


Engine 1 x diesel 80hp
Engine make and model DAF 575 (6 cylinder) ()
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Generator output 5KVA


Length 26.75m
Beam 5.29m
Draft Min 0.50m
Draft Max 1.22m
Airdraft 4.50m
Headroom 1.95m
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

24 volt battery, 240 shore power voltage, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish 2 pack finish


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Electric)

Sea toilet in main bathroom


Pressurised water system
Washing Machine

Sea toilet in main bathroom

Deck Gear

Manual windlass
1 anchors
(Admiralty )

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Navigation lights

Safety Equipment

Carbon Monoxide detector
Life jackets
Life buoys
Swim ladder

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

Broker's Comments

**Update: The owner would be interested in opportunities to part-exchange for a small sized vessel.**

This spacious barge offers exceptional living quarters featuring two cabins and a generously sized open saloon. The aft cabin, with an ensuite lends itself well to being offered as an B&B, which can significantly help with mooring fees. The wheelhouse provides comfortable seating, creating a versatile space to enjoy the uninterrupted views across the basin.

The main bathroom boasts a unique, seventies-inspired design that skillfully incorporates the innovative 'new' GRP material. An en-suite secondary bathroom is conveniently located adjacent to the aft cabin, with an electric flushing loo (and holding tank).

The well-designed galley provides ample storage, and the presence of a range-style cooker and expansive work surfaces make meal preparation a delightful experience.

In 2020, the barge underwent a comprehensive inspection and necessary maintenance, including the application of epoxy coating to the hull. This ensures her structural integrity for at least another six years before requiring further inspection and maintenance.

While compliance with the Boat Safety Scheme standard is not currently mandatory in her current location, the vessel does have a BSS certificate which expires in October 2027.

The mooring in Blackwall Basin offers easy access to all the amenities Canary Wharf has to offer, just a short walk away. There will be an option to bid on the available moorings within the marina should the next owner wish to keep the vessel in her present location. As a reference point, the current annual mooring fees are approximately £18,360.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dutch Barge 26m has been personally photographed and viewed by Ben Evans & Angus Rose of Boatshed London. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

14 years

Why are you selling her?

Change in circumstance means they are rarely staying onboard now.

Where have you sailed her?

Amsterdam to London, London to Medway, Canary Wharf to St Katherine’s Dock

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