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  • Sold
  • 60FT
  • Traditional
  • 1989

Tipsy Toad is a 60ft Trad style narrowboat, a classic David Piper. It includes the well-known stern gas locker which in this case has been raised. (Ask for more info).

With a conventional layout the cabin starts with a foredeck followed by a living area, pullman style dinette, side doors to port and starboard, galley, off-set bathroom, bedroom and finally ends with a trad stern.

The vessel has been maintained to a very high standard with all recent invoices available to view.

Equipment on board is fitted to a good standard and convenient. A solid fuel stove with back boiler which supplies heating throughout. A Sterling 1.8Kw inverter and landline provide 230v power whilst a Sterling battery charger, 70Amp alternator and a pair of solar panels provide a source for recharging to the 12v batteries. Also fitted with a thetford cassette toilet system, full gas cooker and under counter fridge Tipsy Toad should be ready to go.

Attractively painted boat with the charismatic features of a David Piper boat, Tipsy Toad will make a new owner very happy


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Boat Details


Year: 1989
Style: Traditional
Hull Builder: David Piper
Fit Out: David Piper
Length: 60’
Cabin Headroom: 6’2’’
Draught: 2’6’’ approx
Berths: 6
Original Steel Thicknesses: 8/6/4mm (Hull sides over plated 2008 with 6mm steel with additional base plating Dec 2018)
R.C.D: N/A
Boat Safety: Valid until 17th of October 2021 - BSSER-339386/17


Water Tank: Steel bow - Approx 400Ltrs
Stove: Morso Squirrel 1410 - Solid fuel stove (Replaced 2010)
Central Heating: Back boiler from stove to radiators.
Hot Water: Supplied via a twin coil calorifier and 230v immersion heater


Alternators: 1 x 70Amp
Batteries: 1 x Start & 3 x 110Ah Domestic
Galvanic Isolator: N/a
Inverter/Charger: Sterling Pro-Power-Q 1.8Kw inverter and a separate Sterling Pro-Charge-Ultra 30Amp battery charger
230v: Supplied by landline and inverter
Lighting: 12v - Predominantly LED throughout with fluorescent lamps in the galley
Gas: 2 x 6Kg Propane cylinders - Stern locker
Entertainment: Supplied with an LCD television


Engine: Vetus 414 - 33Hp
Engine Hrs: Not recorded (New panel)
Engine Servicing: Last serviced Nov 2018
Gearbox: Hurth HW150 - Mechanical gearbox
Fuel Tank: Approx 220Ltrs
Last Blacked: 2018 – 2pac


Insulation: Rockwool & polystyrene
Fit Out: Predominantly fitted with veneered plywood’s, pine T & G and mahogany in the original style of the boat builder “David Piper”
Areas such as the bathroom and bedroom have been replaced to a good standard
Flooring: Predominantly laminate.
Seating: Pullman style dinette, sleeps 2 and seats 4
also, in the living area is a sofa bed
Cooking: Full gas cooker with 4 burner hob, oven and grill
Fridge/Freezer: Bush 230v under counter fridge
Galley Worktops: Blue/grey stone effect laminate
Toilet: Thetford Cassette
Shower: Full size shower cubical
Basin: Hand wash basin with cupboard beneath


Paintwork: Predominantly dark green with cream coach lines and red handrails
The roof is raddle red and the gunwales are matt black
Side Doors: Opposing sets of side doors are fitted between the dinette and galley with steps and top hatches for easy access
Windows: Large aluminium framed single glazed windows with drop back centre panels throughout the living area, dinette, galley and bathroom


Supplied with a basic inventory of cruising equipment, ask for more information

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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