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Peniche Freycinet 30m SPITS

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1 x Diesel 175hp, JOHN DEERE (2008)



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Extra Details

Builder Chantier DELVAUX & KINDEREN Belgique
Fuel capacity 2,900.0 ltr Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 2,000.0 ltr Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 18/02/2015


Engine 1 x Diesel 175hp
Engine make and model JOHN DEERE (2008)
Engine Hours Engine1: 1670
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Other
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 5.0 ltr /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots
Generator output 6KVA


John Deere 178 hp main engine new in 2008 driving EATON hydraulic unit
Hydraulic propulsion to pod drive
12 batteries 2v 3000A/h yes three thousand!!
Cummings ONAN generator 6Kva
2 inverter chargers Studer 24v > 5kw each
2 24v alternators
Galvanic isolator


LOA 29.28m
Beam 5.05m
Draft Min 1.22m
Draft Max 1.22m
Airdraft 2.75m
Displacement 150,000kg
Headroom 2.00m
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems


220 volt, 14 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator CUMMINS ONAN


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish 2 pack finish


Freycinet barge by Vve Delvaux & Kinderen in 1931. Transformed to residential barge 2006 to 2009. Work included shortening to 29.28m addition of superstructure. Creation of garage with hydraulic lift from hold to deck level. Conception, fabrication and installation of hydraulic pod drive. Installation of new John Deere 175 hp engine driving hydraulic pump for propulsion and auxiliaries. Air draught of 2.75m is with wheelhouse folded. Wheelhouse up is 3.4m. Total fuel capacity is 2,900litres with 900litres (alloy tank) red for heating and generator and 2000 litres white (steel tank) for propulsion.


Total # of berths 8
No. of double berths 4
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 3
Shower 3
Heads 3 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Raw water wash tick
Dishwasher tick
Washing Machine tick
Dryer tick


Internal fitout completed between 2009 & 2012 with boatmans cabin converted to en suite owners cabin with sunken bath. Open plan lounge galley with all electric equipment. Two further double cabins. Covered deck terrace. Garage for small saloon car forward. Workshop forward of engine room. Laundry room. Wine cellar - Underfloor storage a gogo! Central heating and hot water (300 litres) by diesel fired 22Kw boiler. Water maker via mechanical filters, charcoal filter UV light and revers osmosis plant. Solid fuel stove for that cosy feeling and 47" flat screen 3D TV with surround sound system.


4 burner Electric cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick


2 fixed VHF
1 portable VHF

Deck Gear

Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Passerelle tick


Electric windlass
2 anchors
100.00m of chain
Zodiac dinghy (unknown year)
8hp outboard, MERCURY (unknown year)



2 bicycles

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick


4 bilge pumps (0 manual / 3 Electric)


One petrol engined portable emergency pump

Broker's Comments

Live aboard barge for sale in France. Boatshed Bourgogne is pleased to offer this very well thought out high quality residential barge for sale. Ideal as a comfortable family home or for a couple that just love entertaining the guest cabins and huge deck terrace will be appreciated by all. The "pièce de resistance" has to be the car garage and everything well thought out and executed. Designed and built to the exacting standards required by her engineer owner everything works effortlessly. A real home from home. Plus she has been designed to cruise not only the Canal du Midi but also the Nivernais (though special permission may be needed from the navigation authority for the latter). For more information and appointments to view, please contact Graham WHARMBY your Boatshed broker at Boatshed Bourgogne.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Peniche Freycinet 30m SPITS has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham WHARMBY of Boatshed Bourgogne. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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