Aqueduct Marina boating event

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Exhibitors confirmed so far.

Aqua Furnishings
Baked On Board - Pizza Boat
Bilge Bags
British Marine
Carefree Cruising
Cheshire Marine Equipment
Collingwood Boat Builders
Cover & Canvas Repairs
Cunliffe Boat Builders
Elite Furnishings
Elton Moss
Fischer Panda
Kings Lock Boatyard
Knights Narrowboats
Mactra Marine
Marine 16
Nantwich Cratch Covers & Canopies
Narrowboat Glass
OGH Energy Solutions
Ownashare Cruising
Percy Doughty
Peter Tindall Marine Surveys
River Canal Rescue
Russ Smith BSS Examiner
Shawbrook Bank Limited
The Quirky Cutlery Store
Tristar Boats
Venetian Hire Boats
Wi-Fi Onboard
Wilsons of Kinver

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  • 40FT
  • Cruiser
  • 2019

The Spree is a new 40ft cruiser style narrowboat built by Cunliffe Boat Builders, available to order now.

Designed with a reverse layout to include a fixed double berth, the interior is fitted with Oak and White finishes throughout; well-appointed the Spree offers a full Thetford cooker, Webasto diesel central heating, a Victron combi-inverter-charger and double glazing as standard.

The hull built by Nick Thorpe is designed for optimal cabin space with a short bow, modest foredeck and a bow storage locker. The stern is a spacious cruiser style with twin gas lockers and a seating rail that incorporates exterior LED lighting.

Built with quality in mind the galley offers Corian style Acrylic Polymer work surfaces which includes an integrated drainer and underslung stainless steel sink as standard.

Overall there are just too many features to mention, so for more information see the full specification or speak with a member of our brokerage team who will be happy to take you through the details….

Please Note; The Pictures Supplied Are Examples Of Workmanship And Previously Built Boats by Cunliffe Boat Builders

A Spree design boat will be available to view here at the marina Boating Event on Saturday 13th of July 2019 – More info here

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Boat Details


Year: New
Style: Cruiser stern with a “Working River Tug” bow
Hull Builder: Nick Thorpe
Fit Out: Cunliffe Boat Builders
Length: 40’
Beam: 6’10”
Cabin Headroom: 6’5” (approx)
Draught: 2’ (approx)
Berths: 2
Original Steel Thicknesses: 10/6/5/4 mm
R.C.D: Yes


Water Tank: Stainless steel – 350 litres
Central Heating: Webasto diesel central heating system with double convector panel radiators and a chrome towel rail
Hot Water: Supplied by engine, central heating and a 1kw immersion heater via a 55Ltr calorifier


Alternators: 1 x 40Amp (12v) & 1 x 100A (12v)
Batteries: 1 x 110Ah (12v) Start & 3 x 110Ah Domestic
Galvanic Isolator: Victron 16A
Inverter/Charger: Victron 1.6Kw combi inverter-charger
230v: Supplied by inverter and landline to sockets throughout
Lighting: 12v LED down lighting throughout, under gunwale LED lighting to living area & bedroom and LED exterior lighting beneath the cruiser seat rail
Gas: Storage space for 2 x 13Kg propane cylinders with 1 x regulator
Entertainment: Supplied with a 32” LCD TV


Engine: Beta Marine B38 – 35Hp
Gearbox: PRM-125 (Mechanical type)
Fuel Tank: 205 Ltrs (approx)
Blacking: Intertuff-16


Insulation: Sprayed polyurethane foam
Fit Out: Oak faced birch ply cabin lining, birch ply bulkhead and Oak hardwood trim; with a lacquered finish and white painted roof panelling
Interior Fittings: Silver / Chrome door bolts and accessories
Black nickel switches and sockets
Flooring: Engineered oak hardwood flooring throughout
Seating: Supplied with two tub chairs, optional upgrade to L-shaped dinette also available
Cooking: Thetford built-In cooker, 4 burners, oven & grill
Fridge/Freezer: 12v under counter fridge with freezer compartment
Galley Worktops: Corian work surfaces with integrated drainer
Toilet: Thetford C223-CS cassette toilet
Shower: Fitted with a quadrant shower enclosure, Thermostatic shower mixer
Basin: Ceramic wash basin with a chrome mixer tap and cabinet beneath
Bedroom: Fitted with a fixed 4’ x 6’3” double bed, wardrobe with and overhead storage locker


Paintwork: Painted in a single colour with a single coachline; anti-slip painted decks, roof and gunwales - A selection of colours are available
Lockers: Twin gas lockers to the cruiser stern an a bow storage locker is also fitted
Windows: Silver anodized aluminium frame, double glazed, full hopper design - 4 x 15” Portholes & 4 x 30”x 21” Windows
Blinds are fitted throughout the boat
Exterior Fittings: Silver / Chrome mushroom vents, louvre vents, diesel vent, diesel filler & water filler


Each “Spree” 40ft narrowboat built by Cunliffe Boat Builders is supplied with the following:
• 13Kg propane gas cylinder x 1
• Ropes x 3
• Bow & Stern fenders x 1 of each
• Side fenders x 4
• Mooring pins x 2
• Lump hammer x 1
• Windlass x 1
• Plank & Pole x1
• Television - 32” LCD television x1

Available Upgrades

Thetford C263CS (Ceramic) cassette toilet £150.00
L-Shaped dinette with upholstery £2,000.00
Victron 2.0Kw combi inverter-charger £350.00
Navigation lights £300.00
Additional 110Ah battery £150.00
PRM-150 (Hydraulic type) £1,000.00

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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