Narrowboat Specifications

 

HULL.

To be made of grade 43A mild steel as follows:- 

   
10mm base plate   watertight engine compartment
6mm hull sides   Steel cabin handrails
4mm cabin side/bulkheads Keel cooler tank suitable 35hp motor
Fender cleats fore & aft    Central roof cleat
Plank & pole roof brackets   4x magnesium 1.5kg anodes
Self-draining decks front & aft    Rudder & tiller
Bow & stern bollards  Quick release weed hatch 
1.5 stern tube Rear steel door & hatch
Engine bearers (flexible)  Cabin sides 50x50x3 angle framing
2x50x50x6 full length stringers   50x50x6 knees @ 8ft centres
Floor bearers100x50x6 RSA 6xrecessed fender eyes (3 ea side)
Internal red oxide primer   Cabin zinc phosphate/red oxide
Hull red oxide/bitumen  
Vented steel gas bottle locker for 2x13kg bottles  
Roof/deck 25mm box full length each side & laterals @ 500mm centres
40 gal diesel tank/recessed filler/ low level condensation drain into stern
140 gal s/steel or polyprop; water tank with low level drainage bung (price) 
 
 ENGINE 
Isuzu or similar approx 38hp 
1 x alternator (engine/domestic) 1 x 240 volt alternator
PRM 120 or 160 G/box (price & suitability)   16x10 mag/bronze prop  
Remote greaser on stern-gear  Centaflex 16 flexi coupling
Lagged fuel piping  
   
 ELECTRICAL  
 12 VOLT     
1 x 12v 120amp hr648 series batt;     (engine)  3 x 12v 200amp hr 624 series l/m batt (domestic)                   
   
Switch board with 12 miniature reset circuit breakers as follows; -  
Cabin lights 1 - bedroom, galley, passage. Shower & bilge pumps
Cabin lights 2 lounge, bathroom Central heating
Cabin power points Headlight
Auxiliary Horn
Water pump Refrigerator
Microwave TV/radio
   
A 240 volt circuit to be installed with 2 power points & circuits breakers but should the costings over run the budget the 240 volt alternator would be added at a later date.
Electrical fittings to be placed as per plan.
Shoreline RR46 Refrigerator
Agor FM17 Microwave oven
Stereo/CD player
 

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