Houdini - Houdini
Details Builder Silverend Narrowboat Co. Ltd., Brierley Hill Year 1990 Fit Out Builder, owner refit in 1999 2000 Layout Traditional stern Length 50ft Engine Gardner 1L2 single cyclinder, 10HP, diesel 1938 Further Details Houdini is a 50 traditional stern, all steel Narrowboat, built in 1990 and one of only twelve tug style boats built by Silverend. Her external paintwork is in reasonable condition with no visible signs of flaking however it would benefit from some polish and T Cut. Internally the traditional layout features a boatman s cabin at the stern with a solid fuel stove and two berths. She has her own engine room with side hatches, which is home to a 1938 Gardner 1L2 single cylinder diesel engine. There is a shower room which also features a vanity basin, taps and W C. Her galley is fitted out in pine and furnished with a Vanette hob, oven and grill, GAZ refrigerator and a Paloma gas boiler which provides the hot water. Her saloon is part pine panelled and benefits from a solid fuel stove and comfortable seating for up to 4 adults, which can be converted to a 2 berth bed. There is a cratch cover to the bow, accessed from the saloon via hardwood doors. A wealth of documentation accompanies Houdini, including original owners manuals, test reports, photographs and historical write up. BSC to 27 July 2019 Houdini is located at our Wincham Wharf, she is in the water and available for viewing and test please call ahead to make the most of the viewing so we can prepare the engine prior to visit.
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