|Engine||1 x diesel 140hp|
|Engine make and model||PERKINS 135 Range 4 (unknown year)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
|Cruising speed (approx)||3 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||5 knots|
140 hp PERKINS diesel engine
4 batteries (2 start 2 service) charged by main engine
12v electric circuit renewed December 2022
Mast and rigging is for decoration only
12 volt battery, 2 batteries charged by: engine
Constructed for the French TV series "La Riviere d'Esperance" in 1995 and based on the traditional Gabarre de la Dordogne the vessel was sold after shooting and has been used as a passenger vessel ever since. Built on oak frames and maintained to passenger carrying standards (Class 4 waterways). NOTE! Simple passenger vessel with no WC on board ideal for short excursions (max. 1h30).
December 2022: new shaft gland installed, the shaft has been restored too.
new electric cables installed and all the circuit brakers changed.
4 bilge pumps (1 manual / 3 electric)
All equipment (life jackets, fire extinguishers, bilge pumps) to certification requirements
Unusual passenger vessel for sale in France. Traditional Gabarre replica built for a French TV series in 1995 "LA RIVIERE ESPERANCE". Since transformed in a passenger vessel for 50 passengers and currently running short trips on the Canal du Midi. Conscientiously maintained in class she will be available at the end of the 2023 season.
For more information or organise a visit, please contact, Graham, your local broker at Boatshed Midicanals.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.
How long have you owned the boat for?
Why are you selling her?
Change of business plan
Where have you sailed her?
canal du midi
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