45′ Russ Hubble Wide Beam ‘River Cottage’ £62,500 SOLD

A beautifully crafted interior and finish by Russ Hubble Boats on a Havencraft steel shell, and previously displayed at the Crick Boat Show in 2006. The current owner bought River Cottage in 2012, and after 6 years of enjoyment, is now offering her for sale. The vessel was last blacked in 2017. Please contact us to arrange a viewing. Mooring available.

Steel plate hull and topsides, painted light green with red coach lines, decorative paintwork at the bow, brushed gold finish drop-back windows and portholes, steel aft deck guardrail and helm pedestal. Polyurethane spray foam insulation throughout.

Aft deck with full canopy (side and back panels fitted with zips and fully removable), steel hinged deck hatch doors for access to the engine bay and bilge, bulkhead light, shoreline connection, steel doors and hatch leading to interior, comprising-:
Galley – L shaped to port with built in base and wall cabinets, Iroko worktop, inset sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap, tiled splash back, 240v fridge, Vanette cooker, wood laminate flooring.
Saloon – Open plan space with free standing sofa-bed, wall mounted fold-away table, fitted oak shelf and mirror, solid fuel stove with tiled plinth and surround, 240v double sockets, BT, TV and FM aerial points, speaker sockets, carpet and underlay flooring, radiator, window blinds. The sidelinings and forward bulkhead of the galley and saloon areas have been decorated with wallpaper that can be removed to reveal the original oak finish if required.
Bathroom – full height quadrant shower cubicle with mosaic tile panels, macerator toilet, wash basin, shelving, mosaic tiled splash back, radiator, vinyl flooring.
Corridor – leading from the saloon to the main cabin with storage cupboard, port hole window, carpet and underlay flooring.
Main cabin – fitted full size double bed with hot water calorifier and waste tank underneath, large full height hanging wardrobe, built in drawers, access to domestic water pump, 240V, TV and FM aerial points, and access to bow deck via oak lined, steel double doors with two large lockers with seats, fold-up table and gas locker.
The interior is fitted to a high standard in American oak with stop-bevelled posts and arch detailing with 6’6″ headroom, and 12V LED recessed downlighting.

Barrus Shire (Yanmar) 4 cylinder diesel engine, coupled to a shaft drive with a single lever engine control.

Webasto Thermo Top C diesel hesater that provides hot water and central heating, Hobbit solid fuel stove, tunnel light, bulkhead lamps, navigation lights, 2 x 13kg propane gas bottles, life ring, TV aerial, barge pole, boarding plank, fenders, ropes, automatic bilge pump, horn, fire extinguishers and blanket.

Comprehensive 12V and 240V systems, including Victron Energy Combi Unit with 2.5kW inverter, 5 x 110Ah domestic batteries, 1 x engine starting battery, twin alternators for charging via a Mastervolt alternator controller, Victron battery monitor, galvanic isolator.


Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. They are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. The Vendor does not make or give, and neither the Broker nor any person in its employment has any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty in relation to this vessel, in respect of which any Purchaser must rely on his own inspection.


Price, Contact and Location


For Sale


£62,500 ono


Fish and Duck Marina


Fish and Duck Leisure Ltd as broker for the owner

Boat Safety Certificate



Vessel Name

River Cottage

Vessel Condition


Vessel Type

Wide beam canal and river cruiser


Haven Craft Boats & Russ Hubble Boats


45' Wide Beam

Year Constructed






Number of Engines


Engine Model

Barrus Shire 4 cylinder

Fuel Type


Drive Type

Shaft drive

Cruising Speed

4 mph

Maximum Speed

7 mph

Length Overall




Maximum Draft


Bridge Clearance


Hull Material

Steel plate

Hull Type


Hull Colour


Fuel Capacity

120 gallons

Water Capacity

265 gallons