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Bosworth Boats

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Technical Specification of 60 foot Narrowboat



  • Ø Compliant with the EU Recreational Craft Directive
  • Ø Boat safety scheme certified

Principal Dimensions

  • Ø Length                   19812 mm       (60’-0”)
  • Ø Beam                     2083 mm         (6’-10”)
  • Ø Height                   2159 mm         (7’-1”)
  • Ø Draft                     559 mm           (1’-10”)
  • Ø Air Draft               1.800mm      (5‘-11“)
  • Ø Displacement        18,800 kg     (18.5 tons)

Shell Materials

  • Ø Steel to comply with BS EN10025 – S275
  • Ø Shot blasted and weld primed prior to fabrication

Shell specification

  • Ø Hull base plate 15mm thick steel
  • Ø Hull side’s 6mm thick steel
  • Ø Bow and fore deck 6mm thick steel
  • Ø Cabin walls 5mm thick steel
  • Ø Cabin roof 5mm thick steel
  • Ø Cabin recess panels at stern
  • Ø Steel ballast support stringers
  • Ø Floor support stringers
  • Ø Hull side longitudinal stringers
  • Ø Cabin side longitudinal and vertical stringers
  • Ø Cabin roof stringers longitudinal and
  • Ø 50mm X 12mm “D” section hull rub rails
  • Ø Rudder and tiller assembly engineered to operate smoothly without chatter
  • Ø Keel tanks for cooling engine and hydraulic oil

Mooring/Anchoring/Fender provisions

  • Ø Fender securing brackets with bow button fender
  • Ø Fender securing brackets with stern button fender
  • Ø Forward polished stainless steel mooring bollard
  • Ø 6 X mooring points at gunwale level for securing rope spring lines (3 per side)
  • Ø Roof mounted polished stainless steel centre mooring bollard for locking
  • Ø 2 X polished stainless steel stern mooring bollards

Hand railing

  • Ø Full length continuous polished stainless steel tubular handrail fitted to coach-roof

Prop maintenance

  • Ø Inspection hatch over main drive propeller
  • Ø Inspection hatch for bow thruster propeller

Access doors/windows/escape hatches

Ø Insulated aft bi-fold steel access door with mortice lock

  • Ø Steel insulated access hatch with locking mechanism free running on bearing track
  • Ø One set fold out side access doors with internal lock, complete with anti drip bar
  • Ø Bi-fold polished stainless steel fully double-glazed forward cockpit access doors fitted with mortice lock
  • Ø Stainless steel escape hatch in master cabin and galley
  • Ø Double glazed stainless steel full hopper side windows with integral Venetian blinds
  • Ø Engine access panels

Galvanic protection

  • Ø 4.5kg bolt on Magnesium sacrificial anodes X 4, complete with fore/aft protection plates
  • Ø 2 X button anodes rudder
  • Ø Bow thruster anode
  • Ø Isolation transformer

Re-boarding/deck access provisions

  • Ø Re-boarding step incorporated in base plate at transom on port and starboard side
  • Ø Fold up chrome steps for access onto cabin roof

Exterior/interior paint finish

  • Ø Two pack spray paint finish applied in a controlled environment
  • Ø Tri colour
  • Ø Non-Slip finish applied to side decks
  • Ø Coach lines
  • Ø Sign-writing at additional cost
  • Ø Interior painted in two pack diamond white


  • Ø Forced ventilation under floor
  • Ø Combustion air vents for engine
  • Ø Electric extract fan for engine enclosure
  • Ø Ventilated boxes for domestic batteries
  • Ø Galley extract fan
  • Ø Shower extract fan

Thermal/acoustic insulation

  • Ø 3M Thinsulate acoustic/thermal installed on hull sides, cabin sides and roof in conjunction with encapsulated foil insulation
  • Ø Thermal foam insulation under cabin floor and within doors
  • Ø “O” Class sound insulation foam on engine room floor panels
  • Ø Engine fitted with acoustic enclosure

Deck drainage

  • Ø Aft deck fitted with self-draining channels
  • Ø Forward cockpit deck and seats draining into a collection sump with an automatic pump to discharge water overboard
  • Ø Cabin roof disperses water via cut outs in handrail plinth.
  • Ø Side door fitted with “Peak” to divert water away from opening


  • Ø Windows and deck fittings bedded down on a Arbo butyl rubber sealant
  • Ø Underwater fittings bedded on Arbo underwater sealant

Deck cruising aids

  • Ø Aluminium boat hook 2mtr long
  • Ø Aluminium boat pole 3mtr long


  • Ø Boat ballasted using concrete slabs sitting on steel ribs to lift off base plate
    • Vetus engine VH4.65
    • Hydraulic pump
    • Hydraulic drive
    • Hydraulic bow thruster
    • Bow thruster controls
    • Hydraulic 9KVA generator set
    • Engine control lever
    • Upgraded engine control panel mounted in bespoke walnut panel water- resistant with illuminated gauges and warning lights
    • Oil pressure gauge
    • Low oil pressure warning light
    • Water temperature gauge
    • High water temperature warning light
    • Engine speed indicator (rpm)
    • Battery voltage gauge
    • Diesel fuel tank level gauge
    • Navigation light switch
    • Spotlight switch
    • Horn push-switch


Engine and ancillary equipment

Central heating
  • Ø Hurricane diesel fired main heating system
  • Ø Convection heat via skirting heating sized to live-aboard specification
  • Ø Hydronic fan assisted heater to boost saloon heating
  • Ø Heated towel rail in bathroom
  • Ø Circulation pump
  • Ø Control thermostat unit
  • Ø Boiler controller

Domestic hot/cold water system

  • Ø Water storage tank manufactured in food grade plastic Capacity 450 litre capacity
  • Ø Jabsco pressure pump system with 8-litre accumulator tank
  • Ø Insulated twin coil calorifier fitted with 1 kw immersion heater, 3 bar pressure relief valve, thermostatic mixing valve and accumulator tank
  • Ø Heated using engine cooling system, diesel fired heating system and electrical immersion heater (
  • Ø Water tank level gauge (mounted in shower room)

Waste systems

  • Ø Sink waste and shower waste drain into grey water collection tank and are automatically discharged overboard
  • Ø Washing and dishwasher drained directly overboard
  • Ø Black-water holding tank manufactured in marine grade plastic, deck pump out and rinse out fitting included a no smell filter in breather line.
  • Ø Black water level indicator (mounted in shower room)
  • Ø Bilge pump with automatic air operated level switch in engine bay and cabin bilge compartments
  • Ø Manual bilge pump fitted with strainer and non-return valve
  • Ø Automatic pump to remove sink/shower waste
  • Ø Automatic pump to remove cockpit water ingress

Bilge pumps


Electrical Systems

12v DC electrical system
  • Ø Storage: 4 X 12 volt AGM cells @ 160 amps domestic battery bank
  • Ø Storage: 1 X 120 amph AGM engine start battery 1000 cca
  • Ø Generating: engine fitted with 1 X 12 volt alternators, output
  • Ø Sterling charge management system
  • Ø Merlin battery monitor system with Smart gauge and Smartbank advanced, incorporating emergency parallel battery connection button.
  • Ø Vetus BC12603A battery charger
  • Ø DC control panels featuring:
    • Battery isolation switch for engine battery bank
    • Battery isolation switch for domestic battery bank
    • Ammeter
    • Volt-meter
    • On/off switch domestic services
    • Circuit breaker panels to protect each individual circuit
  • Ø Cables multi strand vehicle specification
  • Ø Comprehensive wiring diagrams incorporated into owners manual
  • Ø All cables identified to comply with RCD requirements
  • Ø Ceiling lights chrome low voltage down lights with LED lamps
  • Ø Cockpit LED lights
  • Ø Low voltage sockets x 2, cigar lighter type
230v AC electrical systems
  • Ø 230 volt shoreline input with water tight plug and socket mounted at transom complete with 20 metre shore line cable
  • Ø 230 volt 9kw hydraulic generator powered from engine
  • Ø Vetus 3 kw inverter
  • Ø AC control panel to include:
    • Power source selector (shoreline/inverter or generator)
    • Input RCD breaker
    • Voltmeter
    • Ammeter
    • Circuit breaker protection for all sockets


  • Ø Hotpoint integrated washer dryer
  • Ø Hotpoint integrated slim-line dishwasher
  • Ø Zanussi electric ceramic 4 burner hob
  • Ø Extraction system
  • Ø Zanussi combination oven (convection, grill and microwave)
Entertainment equipment
  • Ø Self tracking satellite TV antennae
  • Ø Sky satellite decoder
  • Ø Panasonic DAB Hi FI unit (AM/FM/DAB radio, CD player and IPOD dock)
  • Ø 22” LCD TV/DVD combi unit (1 X saloon 1 X master cabin)

Layout bow-stern

Forward cockpit
  • Ø Cockpit sole with quality synthetic teak decking
  • Ø “C” Shaped seating upholstered in a quality marine vinyl
  • Ø Cockpit table with drop leaves and polished rise and fall pedestal
  • Ø Access hatch for bow thruster maintenance
  • Ø Under seat storage lockers
  • Ø Bi-fold polished stainless steel and walnut double glazed saloon access door
  • Ø Acrylic cockpit canopy
  Saloon Port side
  • Ø 4 seater leather sofa
  • Ø Wall mounted reading lamp x 2
Saloon Starboard side
  • Ø Entertainment unit incorporating TV/DVD, Sky Satellite decoder and Panasonic HIFI unit with Ipod dock
  • Ø Storage unit
  • Ø Plinth level heating
  • Ø Hydronic warm air blower/cooler
Saloon General
  • Ø Flooring in wood effect Karndean wood planking
  • Ø Head lining in Nautolex pre-fixed marine quality vinyl
  • Ø Side linings in Nautolex pre-fixed marine quality vinyl
  • Ø 6 X Stainless steel double glazed hopper windows with integral louvered blind and Roman Blind window dressing
  • Ø 8 X LED low voltage chrome down lights (1.2 watts lamps)
  • Ø 3 X double 230 volt socket outlets
  • Ø 2 X Cigar type 12 volt socket
  • Ø Light switches with LED indicator
  Galley Port Side
  • Ø Zanussi 40 litre combination oven
  • Ø Zanussi 4 burner ceramic hob
  • Ø Galley extractor
  • Ø Integrated refrigerator
  • Ø Storage units incorporating stainless wire baskets to maximise storage
  • Ø Drawer unit including equipped utensil drawer
Galley starboard side
  • Ø Hotpoint Slim-line dishwasher
  • Ø Inset stainless steel sink with chrome single lever mixer tap
  • Ø Pull out double waste bin
  • Ø Fire blanket and dry powder fire extinguisher
Galley general
  • Ø Granite work tops drainage grooves adjacent to sink
  • Ø Walnut corner infills
  • Ø Worktop back splashes in polished stainless steel
  • Ø Flooring in Karndean wood effect wood planking
  • Ø Head lining in Nautolex pre-fixed marine quality vinyl
  • Ø Side linings in Nautolex pre-fixed marine quality vinyl
  • Ø 4 X Stainless steel double glazed hopper windows with integral blinds
  • Ø 8 X LED low voltage chrome down lights
  • Ø 2 X double 230 volt socket outlets
  • Ø Light switches with LED indicator
  • Ø “C” Shaped seating area
  • Ø Walnut dining table with pedestal storage for supplied crockery and cutlery
    • Ø Flooring in Karndean wood effect wood planking
    • Ø Head lining in Nautolex pre-fixed marine quality vinyl
    • Ø Side linings in Nautolex pre-fixed marine quality vinyl
    • Ø 3 X Stainless steel double glazed hopper windows with integrated Venetian blinds
    • Ø 1 pair of double side access doors
    • Ø 6 X LED low voltage chrome down lights (1.2 watts lamps)
    • Ø 1 X double 230 volt socket outlets
    • Ø Light switches with LED indicator
  • Ø Shower enclosure with glass shower door
  • Ø Thermostatic shower mixing valve, with showerhead on adjustable rail
  • Ø Shower waste automatic pump out system
  • Ø Semi recessed washbasin with chrome mixer tap draining into shower sump
  • Ø Fresh water flushing toilet with built in macerator discharging into black water holding tank.
  • Ø Heated towel rail
  • Ø Mirrored wall unit
  • Ø Low level storage locker outboard
  • Ø Bathroom chrome furniture to include:
    • 2 X Soap dishes
    • 1 X Toothbrush holder and glass
    • 1 X Toilet roll holder
    • 1 X Towel ring
  • Ø Granite work vanity top
  • Ø Vanity top back splashes on outboard sides
  • Ø Flooring in wood effect Karndean wood planking
  • Ø Head lining in marine quality vinyl
  • Ø 1 X Stainless steel double glazed hopper window with integrated blinds
  • Ø 2 X LED low voltage chrome down lights (1.2 watts lamps)
  • Ø 1 X Shaving socket
  • Ø Light switches with LED indicator
  • Ø Transverse fold down double bed – complete with quality latex foam mattress and bespoke bedding.  Bed stores upright with bedding in place to enable ease of movement around boat
  • Ø Full-length wardrobe to stern on starboard side
  • Ø Starboard side aft Hotpoint washer dryer fully integrated into joinery, storage locker above.
  • Ø Port outboard locker with fold out ironing board and electric steam iron.
  • Ø Safe in portside locker
  • Ø Flooring in Karndean wood-effect wood planking
  • Ø Head lining in Nautolex pre-fixed marine quality vinyl
  • Ø Side linings in Nautolex pre-fixed marine quality vinyl
  • Ø 2 X Stainless steel double glazed hopper windows with integral blind
  • Ø 7 X LED low voltage chrome down lights
  • Ø 2 X  230volt socket outlets
  • Ø Light switches with LED indicator
  • Ø TV/DVD combi unit
  Engine room
  • Ø Access through bi-fold steel doors aft and cabin door forward
  • Ø Large steel sliding hatch on bearings allows 2 people to stand/sit comfortably on aft deck.
  • Ø Outboard locker on port side incorporating Electric supply equipment
  • Ø Outboard locker starboard locker incorporating cruising aids, ropes, anchor, mooring pins, mooring eyes and windlass.
  • Ø Lift up panels for access into engine space
  Interior Finish General
  • Ø Woodwork in American walnut finished with a marine grade furniture lacquer
  Equipment supplied Mooring/handling
  • Ø Stainless steel tiller extension
  • Ø Boat pole – short X 1
  • Ø Boat pole – long X 1
  • Ø Boat hook X 1
  • Ø Aluminium gangway
  • Ø Mooring pins X 3
  • Ø Lump hammer X 1
  • Ø Mooring ropes with spliced loop and end X 3
  • Ø Slim Jim fenders spliced to lines with stainless steel removable fender eyes
  • Ø Tool kit
      Safety equipment
  • Ø 1Kg Dry powder fire extinguisher X 3
  • Ø Fire blanket X 1
  • Ø Automatic fire extinguisher engine room
  Soft furnishing
  • Ø Hand sewn bespoke Roman blinds saloon
  • Ø Scatter cushions X 6
  • Ø Bosworth Boats branded towels and face cloth set
  • Ø Bosworth Boats branded beading set
  • Ø 1Kg Dry powder fire extinguisher X 3
  • Ø Fire blanket X 1
  Interior equipment
  • Ø Free standing table lamp
  • Ø Glass set to include wine/champagne/hi ball/lo ball X 8
  • Ø Cutlery set 8 settings
  • Ø Crockery 8 settings
  • Ø Teapot Coffee pot
  • Ø Utensil set
  • Ø Kitchen knife set
  • Ø Owners manual to include
  1. 1.     Declaration of conformity RCD
  2. 2.     Operating instructions
  3. 3.     Warranty terms and claims form
  4. 4.     Full specification
  5. 5.     Parts list
  6. 6.     Wiring drawings
  7. 7.     Plumbing schematic drawings
  8. 8.     Colour options applied
  • Ø Fitted equipment manufacturers guarantees
  • Ø Boat safety scheme certification


  Information in our Specifications is provided for general information only. We cannot guarantee the correctness of given information or be liable for any inaccuracy All dimensions, capacities, speeds etc. are approximate. All information given is subject to fair, wear and tear. We therefore recommend clients to have boats, specifications and information thoroughly checked and surveyed for accuracy by an independent qualified marine surveyor and purchase only subject to satisfied survey and trial of boats are offered subject to still being for sale. We reserve the right to change specifications, prices etc. without prior notice. We are not responsible for the outcome of our publications and activities as result thereof.


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  • 24 D East Road, Oundle, Peterborough, PE8 4BX
  • 01832272041
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