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  • Sold
  • 66FT
  • Semi-Traditional
  • 2009

Shirley is a 66ft semi-trad style narrowboat, completed in 2009.

This large boat offers live aboard potential and is based upon an attractive Nick Thorpe hull.

The interior offers 5 berths and is finished with Ash panelling, oak block parquet flooring, Granite work surfaces and a Welsh slate galley floor. Powered by an Isuzu 55Hp engine, the boat is GAS FREE and both heating and cooking are provided by a Heritage Range Cooker (diesel with programmable central heating).

Well equipped with a large inverter, Travel power generator, Vacuflush toilet system, Sony LCD TV, Sky/Caro satellite, Shoreline Fridge & Freezer, Bosch washing machine and Vetus 75Kgf bow thruster.

Fully repainted 2017; starting with grit blasting of the whole superstructure and painting with Hempadur 2 pack epoxy to cabin hull and base plate. The cabin has a beautiful coach painted finish with traditional signwriting and decoration.

Best described as luxurious, Shirley has been cared for by its owners and represents great value against a bespoke boat of similar design. Shirley will make a great live aboard or luxury retreat to the next lucky owner.


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Boat Details


Year: 2009
Style: Semi-Trad
Hull Builder: Nick Thorpe
Fit Out: The Wood Shed - David Butler Boat Builders
Length: 66’
Cabin Headroom: 6’ 5”
Draught: 2’
Berths: 5
Original Steel Thicknesses: 12-6-5-4 mm
R.C.D: N/a (RCD exempt, private build and ownership of over 5 years)
Boat Safety: TBC


Water Tank: Stainless steel - 400Ltr (approx)
Stove: Hamlet Hardy multi-fuel stove
Central Heating: Heritage Range Cooker (Compact Duette 40), diesel with programmable central heating
Hot Water: Supplied by engine and central heating via a twin coil calorifier


Paintwork: Fully shot blasted and repainted in Green & Burgundy livery with traditional signwriting and decorations 2017
Side Doors: Fitted in opposing positions port and starboard of the dinette / living area.
Lockers: Seat lockers fore and aft providing storage
Windows: Silver polished hidden fix full hopper windows and portholes throughout


Alternators: 1 x 80A (12v) start & 1 x 80A, Adverc Battery, Management System, Adverc One Box AC/DC systems
Batteries: 1x 110Ah 12v (Platinum, Marine Plus) - Start battery, 6 x 105Ah 12v (Sonnenscheim GF12 105) - Domestic batteries, Victron BVM 602 battery monitor
Galvanic Isolator: Yes, fitted
Inverter/Charger: Victron Quattro 12v / 3.0Kw / 200A Combi inverter / charger with remote control panel, Dometic 3.5Kw Travel Power generator (220-230v 16A)
230v: supplied by landline, inverter and generator to sockets throughout
Lighting: 12v LED and halogen down lighting throughout
Gas: N/a – Gas Free Boat
Entertainment: Sony Bravia 32” TV, Samsung DVD Player, Sky Satellite TV decoder & Caro Satellite, JVC radio with CD/USB


Insulation: Sprayed polyurethane foam
Fit Out: Oak T&G roof lining, Oak panelled cabin sides and Oak T&G lower cabin sides finished with solid oak framing and trim
Flooring: Solid oak parquet throughout the living areas, slate tiled galley and lime stone mosaic style tilled bathroom
Seating: Large L-shaped sofa/dinette with a black leather finish
Cooking: Heritage Range Cooker (Compact Duette 40)
Fridge/Freezer: Shoreline 12v Integrated larder fridge and separate freezer
Washing Machine: Bosch 1200 washer
Galley Worktops: Black “star galaxy” granite with integrated sink and drainer
Toilet: Dometic Vacuflush-4848 toilet with Dometic Vacuflush-VT-2510 remote cassette system
Shower: Tiled wet room with Mira thermostatic shower mixer
Basin: Glass wash basin with waterfall chrome mixer tap


Engine: Isuzu-55, 4 cylinder 2.2L, 55Hp @ 3,000rpm engine fitted with a hospital silencer
Engine Hrs: TBC
Engine Servicing: TBC
Gearbox: PRM150 - Hydraulic type fitted with a Python drive coupling
Bow Thruster: Vetus 75Kgf electric bow thruster system
Fuel Tank: Integral - 300Ltr (approx)
Last Blacked: Hull sides & baseplate shot blasted and blacked with a Hempadur 2 pack epoxy hull coating 2017


Noisekiller acoustic engine bay insulation
Diesel & Water gauges fitted
Also supplied with cruising equipment currently on board

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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