40′ Narrow Boat ‘April Dreamer’ SALE AGREED


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‘April Dreamer’ is a two berth, cruiser stern narrow boat with a traditional layout. The fit-out is basic and functional, and with the passing of time it could now do with a re-fresh and upgrade, but for a practically minded person this should present an exciting opportunity to purchase a medium sized narrow boat for a good price.
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Original steel plate – 10mm base / 6mm hull sides / 4mm cabin sides and roof. Insulation is 25mm polystyrene sheets, head and side linings in pine tongue and groove panelling, varnished ply boards from gunwale down, flooring is teak planking. Aluminium framed top hopper windows and port holes, timber framed double bow doors and forward windows (all laminated safety glass), a Caldwells glazed deck hatch, stainless steel water tank, mild steel fuel tank and hand rails, steel aft door, sliding hatch and engine bay covers, forward cratch cover in black acrylic, black vinyl aft deck tonneau cover. The exterior is painted light blue with white coach lines. Last hull blacking pre-2018.

Aft Cabin – steps lead down from the aft deck with lockers to port containing electrical systems, fitted double berth to port with storage and calorifier beneath, overhead lockers, reading lights, radiator and windows both sides. Sliding door to starboard side corridor leads to-:
Bathroom – shower cubicle, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above, WC, Alde boiler (not working), storage shelf, radiator, window with frosted glass.
Galley – constructed of pine base units, solid wood work top, tiled upstand, ceramic sink and drainer, work top mounted hob, eye level mounted oven and grill, under-counter fridge, corner shelves, windows and deck hatch. A wood partition with turned spindles separates the galley from the;
Saloon – L shaped seating to port with storage beneath, multifuel stove on a plinth, radiator, floor sockets for pedestal tables (stored in corridor), windows, radiator, steps and double doors to forepeak.

Isuzu IM4LB33 four cylinder 1.5L diesel engine coupled to a conventional shaft drive via a Newage PRM 150 2:1 gearbox. Single lever engine control, temperature, voltage, oil pressure and ignition lights. Engine hour clock reads 3845. Engine last serviced Summer 2023 (owner information).

Manual bilge pump, radiators, calorifier hot water tank with immersion, Thetford cassette toilet, Alde LPG boiler (not working), LPG 4 ring hob, Vanette LPG oven and grill, CO alarm, fire extinguishers and blanket, Morso solid fuel stove, Ecofan, 2 x 13kg LPG bottles, mooring ropes and spikes.

12v – 2 batteries, 3 x solar panels(new in 2022) and controller, fused switch panel, LED cabin lighting, domestic water pump, Whale shower gulper pump, electric bilge pump, horn, stern light, search light, galvanic isolator, inverter, 12v sockets, Shoreline fridge.
230v – shore power connection, consumer unit, immersion heater, Mobitronic automatic battery charger, plug sockets.

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




Fish and Duck Marina


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

Boat Safety Certificate

Expires 18/06/2024.

Vessel Name

April Dreamer

Vessel Condition


Vessel Type

Cruiser Stern Narrow Boat


Calder Valley Marine


Calder Valley


40 Cruiser Stern

Year Constructed






Number of Engines


Engine Model

Isuzu IM4LB33 four cylinder 1.5L 41hp

Fuel Type


Drive Type

Shaft drive

Cruising Speed

4 mph

Maximum Speed

7 mph

Length Overall

40' (12.18m)


6'10" (2.08m)

Maximum Draft

2' (0.61m)

Bridge Clearance

6' (1.83m)

Cabin Headroom


Hull Material

Steel plate (originally 10/6/4mm)

Hull Type


Hull Colour


Keel Type


Dry Weight

15 tons (approx.)

Fuel Capacity

150 litres (33 gallons)

Water Capacity

600 litres (132 gallons)