59′ Semi-Trad ‘Shakira’ SALE AGREED

A beautifully crafted, semi-trad narrowboat that is exceptionally well equipped for long-term cruising, live aboard or leisure use and is the ideal size for exploring our inland waterways. The present owners have enjoyed extensive use of the boat during their ownership, and are confident that the next owner(s) will find ‘Shakira’ is more than ready to take them on their next adventure!  Please contact us to arrange a viewing and we look forward to showing you around.

Steel plate shell in 10/6/4mm constructed by John White Boatbuilders in 2008, fitted out by Roger Furlong, completed in 2010.
Semi-trad stern with fitted pram hood, forward cratch cover with hardwood and glazed frame, steel aft and side half doors, steel bow doors with glazing and hardwood lining, anodised alloy port hole hopper windows, red painted cabin sides with green and cream coach lines, light grey painted roof, brass deck fittings. The interior is fully insulated and lined in light oak with solid oak trims and fittings.

From the semi-trad stern, steps, with storage beneath, lead past the elctrical services locker into a well fitted and equipped galley built of oak units and shelving, a tiled splash back, circular stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap and separate purified water tap, washing machine, oven/grill, separate hob, fridge, freezer and microwave.
The spacious saloon lies forward of the galley with an L shaped dinette that converts into a double berth and has storage beneath the seating, two comfortable, leather reclining seats, a full height storage and display cabinet, Morso stove on a tiled plinth with tiled surround, side(half) doors with built-in glazed inner doors to give extra light and ventilation. A starboard side passage way from the saloon leads to a full height storage locker, an enclosed bathroom with full size shower cubicle, an oak corner vanity unit with ceramic counter-top basin and Thetford cassette toilet and the forward Master cabin, which comprises a fixed 4’6″ double berth with storage beneath, full height hanging wardrobes and shelf storage, an over bed shelf, steps and doors to the well deck.
The interior is fitted with LED lighting, red carpet in the saloon and cabin, ceramic tiles in the bathroom and galley. There are ample 240v sockets throughout the vessel.

Isuzu 42hp diesel engine coupled to a shaft drive via a Newage PRM 150 D2 gearbox with a single lever engine control.
Vetus 55kgf bow thruster.

Webasto Thermo Top C diesel heater (hot water and heating), 4 radiators, twin coil Calorifier with immersion heater, Morso Squirrel solid fuel stove, fire irons and scuttle, Eco fan, domestic fridge and freezer, Vanette GG220 oven/grill with separate 4 ring hob, water purifier, Indesit washing machine, Thetford cassette toilet with spare cassettes, 2x13kg gas bottles, 2 TVs, satellite aerial, stainless steel water tank, deck equipment, 2 brass tillers, mooring pins, windlasses, linen chest, galley equipment, barometer and clock.

6 x 232Ah 6V deep cycle traction batteries producing 696Ah at 12V. Separate engine starting and bow thruster batteries. Sterling Pro Combi S 2500W inverter/charger connected to 1070W solar panels with high quality Outback solar controller, Sterling Advanced Alternator to battery controller, Sterling ProSure E galvanic isolator, battery monitor, 240V sockets, shore power connection, fuel and water gauges.

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


£63,250 ono


Fish and Duck Marina


Fish and Duck Leisure Ltd as broker on behalf of the seller

Boat Safety Certificate



Vessel Name


Vessel Condition


Vessel Type

Semi-trad narrow boat


Northwich Boat Co (Steel - John White Boat Builders, Fit Out - Roger Furlong)


59 Semi-trad

Year Constructed

Completed 2010





Number of Engines


Engine Model

Isuzu 4LC1 42 hp

Fuel Type


Drive Type

Shaft drive

Cruising Speed

4 mph

Maximum Speed

6 mph

Length Overall

60' (18.29m)


6' 10" (2.08m)

Maximum Draft

2' (0.61m)

Bridge Clearance

6' (1.83m)

Hull Material

Steel plate - 10/6/4mm

Hull Type


Hull Colour


Keel Type


Dry Weight

15 tons

Fuel Capacity

180 litres

Water Capacity

390 litres