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Penichette  Vedette Fluviale Penichette 1770 canal & river cruiser

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Boat REF# 203361
Sold / Unavailable
Length 58'1"
Year 1989
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 113hp, NANNI 4330 TDI (2006)
Lying North burgundy


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Extra Details

Builder Locaboat Industries
Lying North burgundy
Fuel capacity 151.8 USG Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 171.6 USG Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 55.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 113hp
Engine make and model NANNI 4330 TDI (2006)
Engine Hours engine1:   1172.2
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 0.4 USG /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots
Generator output 35KVA

The Nanni motor drives a 35Kva Leyroy-Somer generator which supplies power through a Schnieder Altivar 71 variateur to the electric propulsion system and also to a Phoenix Multiplus 24/3000/70 convertor charger. This is the heart and mind of the system and it gives priority to the 28Kw (38hp) Leroy-Somer PLS 180 LG electric propulsion motor which drives a traditional 3 blade prop. As torque is not dependant on engine RPM there is almost linear power delivery from 10 to 900 prop. RPM making the boat very manoeuvrable even at low prop. speed. Efficiency and economy is impressive and we are informed that fuel consumption varies between 2 to 3 litres per hour.
There are 7 batteries
1 x 12v 143 Ah starting
2 x 12v Maxxima bow thruster
4 x Fulmen Drtfit 143 Ah domestic
2 solar panels Serelio Slim 824 (8A 24v)
2 shore power plugs (1 port & 1 starboard)


Length 58'1"
LWL 53'6"
Beam 12'8"
Draft Min 3'3"
Draft Max 3'3"
Airdraft 9'10"
Headroom 6'4"
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

380 volt, 7 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power, generator


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Built by Locaboat industries in 1989 and completely rebuilt and refitted in 2006 to the present owners specification including :
Diesel electric propulsion
Hot water and central heating to radiators from Kabola boiler
Full electric galley
No Gas on board
450l Diesel tank
240l Red diesel tank
2 x 390l stainless fresh water tanks


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 2
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Air conditioning tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Raw water wash tick
Washing Machine tick
Dryer tick

Master cabin forward with "walk-around" double bed 1.9m x 1.4m. Plenty of hanging and drawer space and warm wood finishings. Ensuite shower room with separate shower and quality fittings. Forward to a private, office-cum-cabin with office desk to port and single bed 90/70cm x 2.00m to starboard, great for a restorative nap between two scenarios or for accommodating young grandchildren on a visit!! Aft of the master cabin is the double guest cabin with "walk-around" double bed 1.9m x 1.4m and ensuite shower room similar to the master suite facilities. Next aft is the WC day head followed by the galley and vast 4m x 3m saloon area which opens directly via the 4 opening glass panel French doors onto the aft deck terrace. The "U" shaped galley is fully equipped and all electric and includes electric oven, four ring hob, full height fridge, double sink, ample worktops and washing machine.

4 burner electric Stove

Nav Equipment

Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Depth sounder tick

VHF Navman 7000
Speed/Log Navman 3100

Deck Gear

Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Instrument Covers tick
Passerelle tick
Bow Thruster tick

Electric Lofrans Project X3 windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
(25kg Danforth & Folding Grapnel)
98'5" of chain
BOMBARD (2/3 persons) dinghy (2006)

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Swim ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

Broker's Comments

The unique, one and only 1770 Penichette is for sale in Burgundy, France. Boatshed Bourgogne is pleased to offer the legendary Penichette 1770 canal and river cruiser for sale. Built by Locaboat Industries in in 1989 and totally rebuilt and refitted in 2006 to the exacting specifications of a discerning and very experienced owner. Quality equipment, and professional workmanship combine to provide cosseted yet unpretentious comfort for owner and guests. A gas free boat with diesel-electric propulsion the technical installations are resolutely modern but with the emphasis on reliability, ecology and safety. A well conceived and well executed boat of go-anywhere dimensions, ideal for residential or extended cruising on French and other European waterways. For further information and appointments to view, please contact Graham WHARMBY your broker at Boatshed Bourgogne.

This Penichette Vedette Fluviale Penichette 1770 canal & river cruiser has been personally photographed and viewed by Boatshed broker of Boatshed Bourgogne. 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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