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  • Sold
  • 56FT
  • Cruiser
  • 2007

Brankie is a rather rare 56ft Sea Otter, unusually for a narrowboat the entire hull has been fabricated using marine grade aluminium which provides a very long life span and almost no running costs in terms of hull maintenance.
Built by Sea Otter Boats 2007 to a very high standard the interior has a light ash finish and accommodation offering 6 berths.
Equipped with a quality 40Hp Nanni engine, Webasto diesel central heating, Victron 2.5Kw combi inverter and a full size Smeg washing machine.
Ideal for several uses to include family, long term or live aboard cruising Brankie a wonderfully flexible boat.
Presented for sale as an excellent example this boat is a stress free choice in terms of boating.

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Boat Details


  • Year : 2007
  • Style : Cruiser
  • Hull Builder : Sea Otter Boats
  • Fit Out : Sea Otter Boats
  • Length : 56'
  • Cabin Headroom : 6'4"
  • Draught : 24"
  • Berths : 6
  • Original Thicknesses : Constructed of marine grade aluminium using an 8mm baseplate and 6mm sides
  • R.C.D : Yes
  • Boat Safety : Valid until March 2019

Heating & Water

  • Water Tank : Integral aluminium
  • Stove : N/a
  • Central Heating : Webasto ThermTop-C 5.2Kw
  • Hot Water : Supplied by the engine, central heating 240v Immersion heater via a twin coil calorifier

Electrical & Gas

  • Alternators : Twin alternators
  • Batteries : 1 x 110Ah Starter, 3 x 110Ah Domestic & 1 x 110Ah Bow thruster battery
  • Galvanic Isolator : Yes
  • Inverter/Charger : Victron Phoenix 2.5Kw/120Amp combi inverter with remote control panel
  • 230v : Yes supplied via landline and inverter
  • Lighting : A mix of Fluorescent Tube, LED, Halogen 12v fixings are used throughout the cabin
  • Gas : 2 x 6Kg cylinders supplied
  • Entertainment : Two CD radios and 12v 18.5” LCD Television with DVD player

Engine & Maintenance

  • Engine : Nanni 4.195KC – 40Hp
  • Engine Hrs : 1,470hrs
  • Engine Servicing : Last serviced March 2016
  • Gearbox : Technodrive 345
  • Bow Thruster : Max Power 12v 80 Duo Classic
  • Fuel Tank : Integral aluminium
  • Last Blacked : September 2016 with Intertuff-16 – This is a cosmetic coating; Aluminium creates an oxide layer which helps to protect the hull and requires no maintenance only periodical inspection


  • Insulation : Polystyrene
  • Fit Out : Ash faced ply throughout with Ash hardwood trims
  • Flooring : Beech effect laminate flooring
  • Seating : A fore bench area seats four people, the living area armchairs seat a further two and the galley dinette seats four people with the addition of a fifth provided by a stool.
  • Cooking : Spinflo caprice cooker with 4 burner hob, oven & grill Panasonic microwave
  • Fridge/Freezer : Shoreline 12v 4cuft fridge with freezer compartment
  • Washing Machine : Full size Smeg washing machine
  • Galley Worktops : Corian work surfaces with inset sink and drainer
  • Toilet : Saniflo electric flush macerator WC
  • Shower : Laminate faced cubicle with clear acrylic door
  • Basin : Corian finish basin set in vanity unit


  • Paintwork : Predominantly blue with cream coachlines and red panels at the rear, sign written Brankie
  • Side Doors : N/a
  • Lockers : 2 x Bow lockers
  • Windows : Aluminium framed hopper style windows to front, Aluminium framed portholes to the rear


Sold as seen inclusive of;

  • Fore cratch & cover / Rear pram cover
  • General cruising equipment
  • Anchor & chain
  • Cycle rack

Any information relating to the history or condition of the Boat supplied by the Company is only as supplied to the Company by the Seller and the Company cannot be held responsible and shall not be liable in any way if such information proves to be inaccurate. It is the responsibility of the Buyer to ensure that all particulars given in the course of the purchase of the Boat are accurate. Such particulars are intended only as a guide and do not constitute a term of any contract.

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