Dutch Tjalk Full rigged sailing Tjalk with twin diesels

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Boat REF# 240052
€175,000.00 (Approx US$206,848.86)
Length 77'1"
Year 1912
Construction Iron
Underwater profile Shallow Long Keel
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 2 x diesel 60hp, Ford Layman (1952)
Lying Canal du Midi

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  • Contact James Hebden
  • Telephone +33 467 372 004
  • Cell +33 680 352 158
  • Email jameshebden@boatshedmidicanals.com


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Extra Details

Lying Canal du Midi
Fuel capacity 440.0 USG Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 880.0 USG Total - 4 Tanks
Last survey 02/01/2008


Engine 2 x diesel 60hp
Engine make and model Ford Layman (1952)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade (Rope Cutters)
Fuel consumption (approx) 0.7 USG /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots
Generator output 5KVA
Engine spares tick

Engine room rewired recently
Batteries 2 x 24v and 2 x 12v
Complete vessel rewired.


Length 77'1"
LOD 75'6"
LWL 72'2"
Beam 15'1"
Draft Min 2'7"
Draft Max 3'7"
Airdraft 11'2"
Displacement 110,250.0lbs
Headroom 6'7"
Storage On marina


Ketch rigged Wood spars (1952) with Galvanised standing rigging (unknown year)


Reefing mainsail Gaff - Slab (unknown year) 2 Reefs
Headsail - Hank On (unknown year)
Other sails outer jib (unknown year)
inner jib (unknown year)
staysail (unknown year)
mizzen mast gaff (unknown year)

Two headsails
Mainsail gaff, reefing type slab two reefs.

Electrical Systems

230 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction Iron
Underwater profile Shallow Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Leeboards (fully maintained and in good working order)
Hull protection, paint and bitumen.
Last complete hull safety and thickness check, painting and antifouling this summer, July 2017.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 4
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Raw water wash tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick
Ice Maker tick

Parts on board to convert heads to electric if required.

4 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick
Passerelle tick

1 halyard winches
Manual windlass
2 anchors
(Navy danforth)
164'1" of chain
Lomac dingy with 90hp outboard is an optional extra and not included in the asking price.




Kayak tick

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick

4 bilge pumps (0 manual / 4 electric)

Broker's Comments

A superb example of a 1912 Dutch Tjalk.
Expertly renovated for comfortable living aboard, cruising the inland waterways and sailing the Mediterranean.
Spacious luxury for anyone who appreciates a classic traditional style barge that has been tastefully and professionally converted for modern day living.
Engines, rigging, structure and all other machinery maintained to a high standard by her fastidious owners during the past 21 years.

Little more to say other than we recommend a close look at the fine detail and quality of this vessel in our photographs, videos and 360° images, then contact us to arrange a visit.
She is presently cruising the Canal du Midi and the Mediterranean east of Beziers.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dutch Tjalk Full rigged sailing Tjalk with twin diesels has been personally photographed and viewed by James Hebden of Boatshed Midi Canals. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.

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