A narrowboat of distinction Toad has been built by Stephen Heywood and Bourne Boat Builders. Commissioned by a discerning owner and built using best quality woods the interior is to Bourne’s usually high standards.
Using Mike Heywood’s design Stephen has crafted something to be admired and desired. The hull is a great example of the style and has a range of traditional finishes that catch the eye.
Internally the boat has a quality feel owing simply to the materials and craftsmanship. Solid Cherry, Maple and Teak woods are found throughout the boats cabin having been expertly placed and fitted by the time served boat builders at Bourne Boats.
A conventional layout Toad is 60ft in length and offers four berths comprising of two double beds; one permanent and the other a sofa during the daytime. Most importantly the galley is spacious with plenty of storage, workspace and a dishwasher. Both a washing machine and dryer are also fitted aft for those who want to cruise long term.
Equipment centres on a Beta Marine 43Hp engine, arguably the best engines available it has been coupled to a reliable PRM150 gearbox and then also fitted with a 3.5Kw Dometic Travel Power generator. Thanks to this, Toad has plenty of power to run the on-board appliances and also comes equipped with a Victron 1.6kw/70A combi inverter/charger for silent 230v power at night.
Ready to cruise Toad has more than the average mod-cons and is even supplied with a TV, DVD and Satellite system….
Toad is a boat for those who enjoy time afloat and want to do so in quality surroundings.