Narrowboat – Halcyon Days

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Saturday 08 October 2016

Commencing at 10:30am

Bedford Auction Centre


Saturday 1st October 9am – 2pm or by appointment.
For appointments to view please contact Tim Brophy

Under instructions from the Official Receiver



‘Halcyon Days’


A 38ft x 6ft 10” all steel cruiser stern narrowboat, built in approximately 1980 with a Lister twin pot diesel engine.

Boat Index mark: G121321 River licence to 31.3.2017

The narrowboat is currently two berth with an additional day bed. It has an Eberspacher diesel fired system for central heating and hot water, cassette toilet, LPG system for cooking appliances, 12 & 240 volt electrical supply. The boat is divided into two living/ sleeping areas, galley and toilet/shower. Internally lined with painted tongue & groove boarding and finished in a mainly red and white colour scheme. The external livery is blue. The boat also has two plasma TV’s fitted, deck chairs and soft furnishings which are included in the sale.

The boat has a Safety Certificate (number 245720/13) undertaken on 1st May 2013 which is valid until 30th April 2017 Hyperlink to copy of certificate under Related Posts & Pages

We understand that the hull was re-blacked in about 2012 and again now due. The next out of the water inspection is required by 1st April 2017.

The boat has been on its current mooring for over twelve months and we understand that the engine has not been started during this time. The battery appears to be flat.

The narrowboat is offered for sale without mooring rights. We have spoken to Priory Marina and there may be an opportunity for leisure or residential mooring by agreement. Enquiries in this respect are direct to the BWML at Priory Marina 01234 351931

Mooring charges will accrue from the point of sale.

Viewing : The narrowboat is moored at Priory Marina, Barkers Lane, Bedford, MK41 9DJ

Viewing is on Saturday 1st October 2016 between 9am and 2pm or by appointment. For appointments to view please contact Tim Brophy on 01234 266366 or

The Sale: Please note that the boat will be sold by auction at W&H Peacock, Bedford Auction Centre, 26, Newnham Street, Bedford, MK40 3JR at 10.30am prompt on Saturday 8th October 2016.

Bidders will be required to register to bid with the auctioneers prior to the sale – see

In addition to the bid price the auctioneers charge a buyers’ premium of 17.5% plus VAT which will be added to the bid price. Payment in full must be made on the day of sale.

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