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Wide Beam Barge Wheelchair friendly  live aboard barge

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Boat REF# 221212
Sold / Unavailable
Length 55'9"
Year 2008
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 144hp, STEYR MO144 M3A turbo (2012)


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Extra Details

Fuel capacity 234.5 USG Total - 3 Tanks
Water capacity 172.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 71.3 USG Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 144hp
Engine make and model STEYR MO144 M3A turbo (2012)
Engine Hours engine1:   730
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) Michigan 5 blade prop
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 5 knots
Generator output 11KVA

Steyr main engine is in a sound proof cocoon and drives a low vibration Michigan 5 blade prop.
spare 3 blade prop
Norther Lights 11Kva generator with 458h in sound proof cocoon
2X VICTRON PHOENIX Multi Plus 3Kw charger / inverters
2 Penlight 22 w.P solar panels
4 x 200A/h domestic batteries
1 x engine start battery
1 x Generator start battery
2 x Winch & bow thruster batteries


Length 55'9"
LWL 54'2"
Beam 12'6"
Draft Min 2'7"
Airdraft 7'9"
Displacement 81,585.0lbs
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

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


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Ledgard Bridge Boat Builders construction from 2008 with impressive 15:8:5 steelwork. Not only is this a high specification full time live aboard vessel but it has been conceived and constructed for ease of use from a wheelchair. Spray foam insulation, air conditioning, central heating to radiators. Full wheelchair accessible shower room, bedroom with "scissor jack" lift between day and private areas.
White diesel tank 360 litres
Red diesel tank 316 litres
Secondary tank 390 litres (red or white)
Stainless fresh water tank 782 litres


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 2
Shower 1
Air conditioning 2 Air conditioning Units
Heads 2 heads (Electric)
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Aft deck with full cover protection from rain or shine. Forward through double opening doors to wheelhouse saloon with galley to port. Galley comprising worktops, electric induction hob, fridge, dishwasher, double sink and drainer (washing machine and freezer are to be found in the utility cum shower room). To starboard the dinette and at the fore end the helm which is set up for easy operation of the vessel whether from a wheelchair or not. Forward via two steps or scissors jack lift to the lounge with TV corner (TV reception via automatically aligning Kathrein CAP 900 satellite dish. Portable Gas "wood burner type" to be used on aft deck for cool evenings stove, settee, cupboards and shelving. The stove is a cosy addition but don't forget the reverse cycle air-conditioning and Kabola central heating to radiators too!! Forward again to a "day heads" with electric WC and wash basin to port. This heads also serves the double guest cabin with two single cross beds. Forward again to the full width shower room heads with wheelchair access to all facilities and finally forward to the master cabin that has numerous cupboards and wardrobes and a double bed with wheelchair access down the sides. Light wood interior and plenty of natural light give a bright and airy feel to this high quality comprehensively equipped inland waterway cruiser.
The whole accommodation is cooled (or heated) by 2 CLIMMA Marine, Split Quatro reversible air conditioning units. One is dedicated to master cabin and bathroom the other serves the wheelhouse & saloon. Heating and domestic hot water is also supplied from a Kabola diesel fired central heating furnace to radiators & towel rail. Double glazed windows and spray foam insulation complete an already impressive standard of fit out.

2 burner electric Stove

Nav Equipment

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Forward and rear view cameras to monitor screen in wheelhouse.
Joystick steering with wheel "back-up"
Depth sounder

Deck Gear

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Electric CLIPPER windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
131'3" of chain
Electric remote controlled anchor winch for bow anchor.


Weber gas BBQ on aft deck

Safety Equipment

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2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

Broker's Comments

Wide beam canal barge for sale in France. Boatshed Bourgogne is pleased to offer this Ledgard Bridge wide beam live aboard barge for sale. How often have you read "Unique Opportunity" etc. etc. in a boat add?? Well take a look at the spec. and photos of this very impressive wide beam barge and decide for yourself!! Conceived and constructed for comfortable living from a wheelchair and yet absolutely nothing that has been done to accommodate the needs of a reduced mobility skipper or crew has impaired on the comfort and quality of life aboard for other owners or guests. An impressive cocktail of innovation and quality construction for cruising Europes canals and rivers whether you have mobility concernes or not. For more information and appointments to view, please contact Graham WHARMBY your Boatshed broker at Boatshed Bourgogne.

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

This Wide Beam Barge Wheelchair friendly 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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