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Dutch Barge Tjalk Live Aboard Barge

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Underwater profile

Sleeping berths

1 x diesel 120hp, DAF 575 (unknown year)



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Extra Details

Fuel capacity 220.0 USG Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 660.0 USG Total - 4 Tanks
Last survey 04/06/2013


Engine 1 x diesel 120hp
Engine make and model DAF 575 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded

DAF engine easy accessible in the aft section of the boat also heating diesel burner in the same room.
6x 110 Amp domestic batteries + 2 x90 Amp starting batteries
AIR breeze (200W) wind generator
2 x 150 Watt solar panels
1x 4KVA HFL diesel generator in a cocoon
3 Kw Inverter battery charger


Length 60'8"
Beam 14'1"
Draft Min 3'7"
Airdraft 9'10"
Headroom 6'11"
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 8 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator, solar panels, shore power, generator


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

antifouling and 13 new anodes in June 2013
2x 500L steel tank changed in 2013 (1red + 1 diesel)
all diesel piping changed in 2013
2 x steel water tank (1000L) + 2 x galvanised (2000L)


Total # of berths 8
No. of double berths 4
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 3
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick
Washing Machine tick

1 dry heads ensuite the forward master cabin
forward cabin with double walk around bed and ensuite shower.
2 aft cabins with double bed (2x1.10), separate shower and manual heads.
sofa in the saloon also convert into a double bed for occasional guests
a pleasant warm and cosy open salon/wheelhouse

4 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

Manual windlass
2 anchors
dinghy (unknown year)
(Hard Dinghy)
a huge aft deck terrace to entertain, covered by a sun awning.

Safety Equipment

Fume detector tick
Carbon Monoxide detector tick
Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

4 bilge pumps (2 manual / 2 electric)

Broker's Comments

Tjalk for sale in France. Boatshed Bourgogne is please to offer this Dutch Tjalk for sale in South of Burgundy. A live aboard barge to cruise the inland waterways, in a great comfort, central heating, and a pellet stove burner for the cosy touch in the open salon wheelhouse. A big private forward master cabin with ensuite facilities and a good size galley to prepare all the meals. The wheelhouse salon is the place to be during the day, a convivial space with lots of large double glazed windows and 2 side doors to access the deck while cruising and manoeuvring in the locks. Going aft, 2 separated cabins with separate shower and heads for the guests or children.
Engine room & work shop next to the aft cabins and easy for maintenance. Also the diesel central heating boiler is situated in the engine room.
A great and huge entertaining aft deck is offering an outside space which will be used a lot during the cruising season.
This live aboard barge is ideal for a family who want to change life style. Great comfort, all in less than 19 meters long with air draft allowing to go anywhere on the French waterways and European canals & rivers.
For more information or organise a visit, please contact, Graham, your local broker at Boatshed Bourgogne.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dutch Barge Tjalk Live Aboard Barge has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham WHARMBY of Boatshed Bourgogne. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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