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    £ 680,000
    Appelo Brothers - Klipperaak
    Indigo Yachting Ltd
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    £ 680,000
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    Appelo Brothers - Klipperaak for sale

    Sailing BoatsAppelo BrothersKlipperaakUnited Kingdom
    A rare opportunity to acquire a floating home in the centre of London with panoramic views of the river Thames, Built as a single mast Klipperaak this historic barge started life in Holland in 1906 and now resides on the Hermitage Moorings, Wapping – a unique residential community in the heart of London. To arrange a viewing or ask a question just click the ‘Contact Seller’ Button.

    Dimensions Details

    Max Draft / Drive Down: 2 Feet
    Cockpit Position: Aft

    Construction Details

    Additional Information:
    Hull Type: Flat Bottom/Dutch Barge
    LOA: 93.50 ft
    Beam: 16 ft
    Draft (max): 2 ft
    Displacement: 51000 KG
    Construction: Steel
    Builder – The Brothers Appelo At Zwartsluis, Holland
    Built – 1906
    Twee Artsen was built as a single mast klipperaak by the brothers Appelo at Zwartsluis, Holland in 1906. She was de-rigged and motorised during her working life, with the addition of an engine and wheelhouse. She was also lengthened to increase cargo-carrying capacity. While in trade, she carried a variety of loose cargo such as grain, potatoes and gravel. Her last commercial voyage was in the 1970s.

    Tank Details
    Fuel: 1500 ltrs/ph
    No of fuel tanks: 1
    Water: 1500
    No of water tanks: 1
    Holding: 600 ltrs/ph
    No of holding tanks: 1
    Holding Tanks: Yes


    Navigation Aids


    Sails Details

    Rig Details

    Winches Details

    Safety Equipment

    Safety Equipment Details
    EPIRB: No
    No. Life Jackets: 0
    Jack Stays: NO
    No. Life Buoy: 0
    No. Dan Buoy: 0
    No. Electric Bilge Pumps: 0
    No. Manual Bilge Pumps: 0
    Radar Reflector: NO
    Emergency Tiller: NO
    Gas Alarm: NO
    No. Of Fire Blanket: 0
    No. Of Fire Extinguishers: 0
    Additional Information:


    Deck Equipment Details
    Windlass Make: Electric windlass for bow anchor
    Additional Information:

    Tenders & Toy Details


    Electrics Details
    On-board Voltage1: 12V
    On-board Voltage2: 220V
    On-board Voltage3:
    Shore Power: YES
    Additional Information:
    12 V Power System
    Shore Power Connection
    Electric Service: is provided by a dedicated line of 32 amps providing ample power. Lighting is largely LED and is extensively controllable. A back up battery bank and inverter provides power and light when cruising

    Machinery Details
    Engine Age: Replaced
    Prop Type: Fixed
    Drive Type: Shaft
    Additional Information:
    Inboard Engine
    Perkins Diesel Engine
    120 HP
    Shaft Drive

    No. of Doubles: 3
    Cabin Heating (Make / Model): 2
    Additional Information:
    6 Berths in 3 Cabins With Further Potential in The Saloon
    3 Doubles
    2 Heads
    You board through the wheelhouse, where fitted seating and a removable table provide four people superb options for summer dining while enjoying a panoramic view of the river Thames, Tower Bridge and the Shard.
    'Roef' Cabin
    Hardwood steps go down to the ‘roef cabin’ containing a half bathroom behind hardwood bifold doors, and through another sliding door, with stained glass, to the kitchen, which has a dual oven, induction hob, dishwasher and lots of storage.
    Stern Office/Spare Cabin
    There are steps aft from this level to the stern office/spare cabin which was installed in 2018 and has hardwood flooring with underfloor heating and a custom built semicircular leather seat. This space has a drop down desk and the seat which converts into a comfortable double bed. Behind each section of the seating is a large amount of built-in storage.
    Kitchen and Living Room
    Further steps down from the kitchen leading forward, take you to the impressive living/dining room with high peaked ceiling made from the original hatch boards, oak floor, built in cabinets and ceiling mounted projector with surround sound (if purchaser would like, this could be included with negotiation). There is additional large built-in storage behind a hidden panel in the wall which leads to the engine room.
    Sleeping / Bathroom and Workshop Areas
    Forward from the living room is the corridor from which you access the bathroom with washer and dryer, master bedroom, spare bedroom and the workshop which has potential to conversion to additional bedroom/bathroom. Behind the bulkhead door in the workshop is a the bow locker room with steps up onto the large solid wood deck area, providing stunning views over the river for barbecues and outdoor dining.
    Domestic Systems
    Central Heating: is provided by an oil fired Kabola boiler (serviced 2020) fed from the ship’s extensive tank. An oil delivery service is available directly to the ship. A Nest thermostat enables full control over the heating system.
    Water: is supplied from a standpipe connection directly beside the ship. On board storage of 1500 litres typically provides for two weeks usage.
    Waste: The Mooring is connected directly to mains sewage and a pump out is provided alongside the ship for its exclusive use.
    Internet: A high speed fibre connection (Hyperoptic) is run to the mooring with a take-off directly to the ship. Speeds of up to 1 Gigabyte are available for both download and upload.
    General Details
    Construction Type: Steel
    Engine HP: 120
    Port/Marina: Hermitage Moorings, London
    Boat Docking: Afloat
    Vessel Name: Twee Artsen

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    ManufacturerAppelo Brothers
    Mooring CountryUnited Kingdom
    Year built1906
    Sales statusavailable
    LOA28.65 m/94 ft
    Length28.65 m/94 ft
    Width4.88 m/16 ft
    Draft0.61 m/2 ft
    Engine manufacturer1 x perkins
    No. of engines1
    No. of cabins3
    No. of berths6

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