35′ Narrow Boat ‘Little Nell’


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‘Little Nell’ is a tidily presented, compact narrow boat with a cruiser deck and professionally fitted out by M & N Narrowboats of Ollerton, Nottinghamshire. Her size makes her ideal for solo cruising, although she is just as suitable for couples and families to enjoy days out afloat. The records show the vessel was last blacked and anodes renewed in October 2020.
This vessel is lying away and viewings can be arranged by prior appointment please.

Please email us your enquiry. info@fishandduck.co.uk.



Welded steel plate believed 10mm base, 6mm hull sides, 4mm cabin sides and roof. Brass anodised alloy framed single-glazed rectangular windows and port hole, cruiser deck with boards over the engine bay, steel stable type aft doors and steps, steel forward doors with glazed panels either side, well deck with water tank beneath, LPG locker in the bow, green painted side panels with a cream outline, navy blue border, red handrail and light grey roof. The well deck is covered with a blue fabric cratch cover over a painted wooden frame and there is a blue tonneau cover over the stern cruiser deck.

Steps lead down to the aft cabin with a fixed double berth to port, storage drawers and calorifier beneath, overhead lockers, bulkhead locker (electrics within), port hole and window.
WC/shower compartment to port, waterproof panelling, shower tray with mixer tap and curtain, cassette toilet, window with privacy glazing.
Galley on the starboard side with fitted laminate work top, cupboard and drawer storage, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, under-counter fridge, LPG hob, grill and oven.
Saloon forward with a storage locker and multi fuel stove on a tile plinth to port, a pair of bench seats with storage beneath, infill to make a second double berth.
Interior fitted in light oak veneered ply panels with oak trim, blue upholstery, grey carpet in the saloon and bedroom, vinyl flooring in the galley.

Beta Marine BD1005 3 cylinder diesel engine couple to a Hurth 2:1 reduction gearbox with a single lever control and instrument panel with tachometer and oil, temperature and charging indicator/warning lights.

2 x 13kg LPG bottles, fire extinguishers, fire blanket, CO and smoke alarms, Boatman multi fuel stove, hot water calorifier tank (connected to engine and immersion), cassette toilet, Vanette LPG 4 ring hob, Spinflo oven and grill, barge pole.

12v – 1 x engine battery, 2 x leisure batteries, switch panel, bilge pump, domestic water pump, shower pump, cabin lighting, 12v sockets, galvanic isolator, Shoreline fridge.
230v – shore power hook-up, consumer unit, hot water immersion heater, Sterling Pro D battery charger.

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.  A demonstration of the vessel will be conducted once a Sale and Purchase Agreement has been signed by both the seller and buyer and a 10% deposit has been paid into the broker’s client account.

Additional information


For Sale


Ely, Cambridgeshire


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

Boat Safety Certificate

Expires 14/09/2027

Vessel Name

Little Nell

Vessel Condition


Vessel Type

Narrow Boat


M and N Narrowboats


M and N Narrowboats


Cruiser Stern

Year Constructed



2 + 2



Number of Engines


Engine Model

Beta Marine BD1005 3 cylinder 25hp

Fuel Type


Drive Type

Shaft drive

Cruising Speed

4 mph

Maximum Speed

6 mph

Length Overall

35' (10.67m)


6'10" (2.08m)

Maximum Draft

2' (0.61m)

Bridge Clearance

6' (1.83m)

Cabin Headroom


Hull Material

Steel plate (believed 10/6/4mm)

Hull Type


Hull Colour


Keel Type


Dry Weight

10 tons (estimated)

Fuel Capacity

200 litres (44 gallons) – estimated

Water Capacity

400 litres (88 gallons) – estimated