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Jambo Rafiki

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Price: SOLD
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Jambo Rafiki is a 57’x10’ Dutch Barge offered with its own secure mooring at Milton Keynes Marina.  She was built by V & G Boatbuilders in 2008 and is fitted with a Beta Greenline 50HP diesel engine with PRM 150 gearbox, Vetus 75kgf bow thruster, and hydraulic steering.  She is finished to a very high standard of workmanship throughout, with a layout designed for luxury living for a couple who want to explore the canal and rivers of Europe, she is designed for constant, live aboard and is self sufficient when out and about!  She has a spacious feeling about her, with double berth to the forward cabin, shower room to the aft cabin, modern kitchen, spacious saloon with and newly fitted double glazed skylight (June 2017) with fitted blinds.  The professional fit out has solid oak flooring and worktops, a full Eberspacher central heating system (new 2014), satellite automatic signal dome, 4KW whisper generator, 490 watt solar panels, 2500 watt inverter/charger, 150amp/45amp alternators, and 3 battery banks (550 amp domestic, 160 amp bow thruster, 80 amp starter).  She was blacked and new anodes fitted in 2017, and her boat safety certificate expires in December 2020. 

Boat Specifications

Boat Type Dutch Barge
Make: V & G Boatbuilders
Year: 2008
Length: 57
Fixed Berths: Double berth to the forward cabin
Additional Berths: Bed settee in lounge
Beam: 10'
Hull Manufacturer: V & G Boatbuilders
Plate: 12mm base/hull, 6mm sides/top
Paint: Blue and cream
Stern: Dutch Barge
WIndows Type: Matched

Engine Specification

Engine Make:Beta Greenline 50HP diesel engine
Bow Thruster:Vetus 75kgf bow thruster

Interior Description

Solid oak flooring and work tops, and hard wood fittings and portholes to aft and forward cabin, stainless steel fitting, full double glazed sky light to saloon provides addition natural light below deck.
Kitchen specification:Modern kitchen/dinette design with stainless steel oven with grill, hob, Island extractor fan, microwave, and Rayburn cooker providing heating through out. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, stainless steel effect 12 volt/240 volt Shoreline fridge. Lots of storage and cupboard/draw space. Blinds to windows, solid oak floor and work tops, fire extinguisher, smoke and CO2 detector.
Bathroom specification:Aft cabin - shower room with walker in shower (stone tray) mixer tap, stone effect tiling, sink with chrome taps, chrome towel rail, radiator, mirrored cabinet, cassette toilet (C260 in Porcelain). Washing machine/dryer, cupboards, double glazed window to rear.
Lounge specification:Spacious lounge with solid oak flooring, full double glazed sky light with fitted blinds, cabin door to bedroom.
Bedroom specification:Forward cabin fitted with large double berth, double fitted wardrobes and shelving, bedside cupboards, reading lights, radiator and double glazed window to bow.

Hot Water & Heating Systems

A solid fuel Rayburn operates the complete central heating through out the boat, as a secondary heating system, there is also eberspacher heating the boat and water system. 450 litres fresh water tank.

Electrical System & Components

240 electrics and LED lights throughout, sockets and switches throughout vessel. 4KW whisper generator, 490 watt solar panels, 2500 watt inverter/charger, 150amp/45amp alternators, and 3 battery banks (550 amp domestic, 160 amp bow thruster, 80 amp starter) and Nasa battery monitor. Deck lights and full navigation lights. Remote monitored galvanic isolator.

History Of Vessel

Boat Safety Certificate:December 2020
Last Hull Blacking:2017
Additional Information: Other relevant information: Automatic satellite dome tracks satellite. 25Kg anchor with 30 metres of heavy weight chain, fire blanket and extinguishers throughout. All decking gear, ropes and fenders included in sale. Secure moorings (subject to contract) at Milton Keynes Marina. Dutch Barge “Jambo Rafiki” is available for immediate sale and is sold as seen. £500 deposit, with completion subject to contract.
Milton Keynes Marina Ltd, Registered Office: Stoke House Farm, Stoke Road, Stoke Hammond, Milton Keynes, Registered in England (No 7027708). VAT No: 974 8063 82