Piper 55 - ParaHandy - Diksmuide

€ 145 000

Beautifully maintained Piper 55 - ParaHandy - , Commissioned in 2005 with a customized interior, sold by his first owner.

The Piper family has been leading the way in inland waterways boats since 1969. There have been in excess of 800 boats produced over the years, the vast majority of which are still in service.
ParaHandy is a fine example of a 55 foot customized dutch style barge in perfect condition. She's equipped for long stays on board and has a big autonomy regarding fuel, water and electricity.

The collapsible wheelhouse doubles as dinette and has a big table with folding leaf, the double door gives access to the terrace on the aft. Underneath the bench you'll find the access to the engine room with the technical installation. Here you find the battery pack with 1080Ah domestic batteries, charger, inverter, travelator (220V), kabola burner for heating and warm water and the Beta 90hp engine with 5000 working hours.

Descending from the wheelhouse to the front you enter the open galley with living quarter. The kitchen is fully equipped with oven, microwave, gas cooker, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer and fridge and offers a lot cupboard space. The living area bathes in natural lighting due to the big roof hatch. Further to the front you'll find, on starboard, the bathroom with sink, toilet and bath and on portside the guest cabin with vanity table. In front you'll find the master bedroom with king size double bed, bedside/dressing unit and generous wardrobing.

If you have interest in buying a barge, this one should be on top of your list! Contact us for more details or a visit!

Boat ID: 
Pip55
Status: 
for sale
Location: 
Diksmuide
Current berth: 
VZW De Ijzervaarders
Boat general: 
Type: 
motorboat
Deck: 
steel
Weight: 
24 609Kg
Hull: 
monohull
Material: 
steel
Hull colour: 
black
Hull number: 
GB-PBB55901G505
Dutch style barge - widebeam - flat bottom
Model: 
Builder: 
Piper Boats Ltd.
Architect / Designer: 
Piper
Model: 
55
Year of built: 
2 005
Flag nationality: 
UK
Boat name: 
ParaHandy
Length overall: 
16,77
Length waterline: 
16,77
Beam: 
3,82
Draft: 
0,7
Bridge clearance: 
3,5 - 3m
Headroom: 
2,4
Engine: 
Engine: 
inboard
Number of engines: 
1
Power in HP/engine: 
90PK
Number of cylinders: 
4
Fuel: 
diesel
Engine brand, type and year: 
Beta, BV3800, 2005
Engine cooling: 
direct
Engine hours: 
5 000
Propeller: 
four-blade
Propulsion: 
propeller shaft
Last maintenance: 
august 2019
Tanks: 
Fresh water tanks: 
1
Capacity Fresh water tanks: 
1 440l
Fuel tanks: 
1
Capacity fuel tanks: 
904l
Holding tanks: 
1
Capacity holding tanks: 
1 000l
Tanks are integrated in the hull (Steel)
Accomodation: 
Number of cabins: 
2
Divided: 
2+2+2
Number of Berths: 
6
Number of bathrooms: 
1
Number of heads: 
1
2 cabins with double bed - sofa bed in living quarter - Possible to transform the dinette (wheelhouse) in double bed
Deck equipment: 
Gangway: 
yes
Swimming ladder: 
yes
Cockpit table: 
yes
Anchor: 
yes
Attachement anchor: 
50m chain
Windlass: 
manual
Solar panel: 
yes
Navigation lighting: 
yes
navigation lighting needs review because never been used.
Inside equipment: 
Heating: 
yes
Brand heating: 
Kabola central heating on Diesel (new burner 2015)
Airconditioning: 
no
Brand aircondition: 
space provided
Elektriciteit
Elektrical circuit: 
12V
24V
220V
Shore power inlet: 
yes
Generator: 
yes
Brand generator: 
Travelator 240V (attached on engine as an alternator)
Number of batteries: 
11
2x135Ah bowthruster, 100Ah engine start, 9x120Ah domestic
Battery charger: 
yes
Brand / Power battery charger: 
Victron 12V - 2500va - 120Amp
Alternator: 
yes
Power alternator: 
x3 (startbattery - domestic - travelator 240V)
Inverter 12 / 220: 
yes
Bilge pump: 
manual
electric
Sea water pump: 
yes
Boiler: 
yes
System boiler: 
engine warmth
gas
Hot water: 
yes
Marine head: 
1
Bow thruster: 
yes
Power bow thruster: 
130kgf
Gas cooker: 
yes
Number of burners: 
4
Electric fridge: 
yes
Oven: 
yes
Micro wave: 
yes
Dish washer: 
yes
Washing machine: 
yes
Cutlery: 
yes
Electronic / Hifi: 
Compass: 
yes
TV: 
yes
DVD-player: 
yes
Safety equipment: 
Boey: 
yes
Extra equipment: 
Fenders: 
yes
Mooring lines: 
yes

Location