70ft Narrowboat for Sale , Built 2000

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  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000
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    In her glory in the dry dock after blacking.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    Folding teak table with leather cushions, a great Space for dinner and entertaining.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    Living room with 42inch tv and bose surround sound.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    Kitchen area looking toward living room tv

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    Ambient mood lighting in the living are with LED lighting fitted through the whole boat for power saving.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    kitchen/galley area with 5 ring hob, belling oven, 12v shoreline fridge, wine cooler and plenty of cupboard space both above and below work tops.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    Large 900x900mm shower cubicle with base tray set in the floor for extra height. Sorry for picture being horizontal, the full picture wouldn't upload vertical.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    Bathroom sink housed on top of solid oak cupboard. Cassette toilet for convenience. Pump out tank,pipes and electrics remain in place to return it to its original format if required in future. Apologies for side picture.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    Bedroom 1 with built in wardrobe.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    Bedroom 1 with 22 inch smart tv and wall cupboard.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    Bedroom 2 houses the washing machine and freezer below. Washing machine placed here to eliminate noise in living area when in use.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000
  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    Front deck showing the great seating area.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    View down the boat showing the engine room housing the tumble dryer and small fridge. 2 Solar panels on the roof box help charge the batteries.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    Refleks diesel burner with separate fuel tank neatly hidden in front deck.

  • 70ft Narrowboat for Sale, Built 2000

    Engine and batteries during just before the service on 24th April 2018

Name Of Contact
Ian Dyson
Reference No.
Telephone Number
West Yorkshire , Yorkshire & The Humber
Advert Created
25th Apr 2018

Description & Specification

                                                        **************price reduced to £85,000************                                                         

A house purchase means that our beloved traditional style narrowboat Mandolin is now for sale. Made by Colecraft, She is 70 feet long, has 2 bedrooms, sleeping 4 people with further accommodation for 2 more sleeping on the double sofa bed in the living room. Not only a great cruising boat she's a lovely floating apartment or can even be a home for those looking for an alternative lifestyle. A truly fabulous boat worth a visit to inspect. 


The Engine (serviced on 24th April 2018) is a Beta marine 50hp with just 5500 hours and also has a 3.5kw travel pack providing 240volts AC whilst the engine is running. 2 alternators, a 45 amp for the starter battery and a 95 amp for the 5 leisure batteries are attached together with a 30 amp Sterling Pro Charge Ultra with two 75w solar panels on the roof storage box to help charge 600ah DC batteries and the 100ah starter battery. A 2.5kw inverter is also provided. Also fitted is a galvanic isolator help protect the steel when hooked up to a shore supply in a marina. The fuel tank is around 60 Gallons with the water tank around 130 gallon which provides water for 8-10 days. The hull was last blacked and new anodes fitted in September 2017 and the boat safety certificate is valid until June 2021.

She is for sale FULLY FURNISHED with equipment including: Washing machine and a tumble dryer. Bose surround sound for the 42 inch Sony tv on a swivel mount to stow away when not in use. L.E.D. lighting is fitted right throughout the boat. The kitchen/galley area has solid oak work tops with a 12 volt shoreline fridge together with Belling oven and a 5 ring hob, lots of cupboard space is also provided.

A Nest security camera and a Nest smoke alarm are fitted for security and peace of mind these are linked via wifi and send live alerts to a mobile phone using 4g mobile hotspot which alows up to 32 devices to be connected.

The modern bathroom has a large shower cubicle with solid oak cupboard housing the sink. We use a cassette toilet for convenience however the main tank for a pump out toilet is still fitted and all the fittings are there to return it to its original form should the buyer so wish to in the future. Bedroom 1 has a fitted bed with under bed drawers and a built in wardrobe together with a wall mounted cupboard and a 22 inch smart tv. Bedroom 2 also has a fitted bed with under bed drawers. The second bedroom houses the freezer and the washing machine which is placed to keep noise to a minimum whilst in the lounge area of the boat.  A full size sofa bed for guests is provided in the living quarters. A large front deck has recently had a new wide opening cratch board and new cratch cover housing a folding teak table and leather cushions for dinner, entertaining or for those long summer evenings with a glass or 2 of wine.

She is insulated with spray foam and has a Relfleks diesel burner (separate 110 litre tank in the front deck) in the living quarters and is also heated with a webasto Thermo top C 5.2kw heater that runs from diesel direct from the main fuel tank. 

Mandolin has been refitted throughout incuding a modern bathroom together with an up to date kitchen and a second double bedroom.

A survey is welcome and a dry dock can be arranged locally within a couple of days or so if desired. 

Mandolin is currently moored in Leeds please contact 07845 567994

Boat Name:
Level of Completion:
Fully Fitted
Bow Type:
Boat Length:
Boat Width (ft):
6 10" 
Internal Head Room Ft/Ins:
6 4
Sep 2000
Boat Fitter :
Baxter's boat yard originally in Northants but refitted mostly since 2014 onwards by myself and a professional joiner.
Sep 2021
Sep 2017
Galley Worksurfaces:

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