|Tax Status:||Tax Paid|
Caversham Berkshire UK|
Blue Jay is a 58' widebeam built as a lined sail away in 2009. She was professionally finished and launched in 2010.
She has been the subject of considerable renovation, improvement and updating works over the past weeks and is now on the hard having just had a new two part epoxy blacking applied. She has the added benefit of a pump out toilet in the bathroom with self pump out facility(no more pump out fees!) and a cassette toilet in the stern with two cassettes.
She is ready to go, spacious, and will make a great cruising or live aboard boat.
She has a new Boat Safety Certificate which expires on 30th July 2024.
|Vessel type:||Widebeam Narrowboat|
|Builder:||Blue Water Boats|
|HIN:||LR A7V 3353|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||58'|
|Hull colour:||Blue and cream|
|Fuel capacity:||200 Litres|
|Water capacity:||900 Litres|
|Holding tank capacity:||300 Litres|
Blue Jay has a great layout for cruising or living aboard.
Has a NEW overall canopy which makes a huge covered and dry area. The sides, front and rear are all roll up and removable which offers maximum flexibility. There is lots of storage space in the lockers, as well as in the engine room. Gas locker and anchor/mooring locker is located next to the helm.
Access is from the stern deck via the companion way stairs, which lead into the versatile
Which can be used as a utlity/Study/store. There are solid wood worktops, a single bowl sink with mixer tap, a Bosch Classixx 240v washer/dryer and an Ikea three drawer 240v freezer. Plenty of storage cupboards and a good sized high level shelf as well as a three drawer storage unit on the starboard side. Space for tool storage. Under floor storage area. There is a cassette toilet with (with two cassettes) built into a cupboard which is also used as a cloaks/store cupboard. 12v and 240v socket outlets. Through to bedroom. Frosted glass to windows with an extra set of clear glass.
The bedroom is fitted with a king size bed and a "Therapur" gel topped mattress. There is four good storage drawers under the bed. 2 x bedside cabinets. 1 x double wardrobe with half height hanging and sliding baskets underneath. 1 x single wardrobe with full height hanging and some storage shelves. There is a radiator in the wardrobe. TV and DVD player. Luxaflex blackout blinds in this room. Porthole window. Through to bathroom.
New macertaor toilet into pump out tank. 800mm corner shower cubicle with NEW shower mixer valve and hose. Whale Gulper shower waste pump. Range of cupboards with semi inset basin and monobloc mixer tap. Large heated towel rail, extractor fan and shaver point. Frosted glass window and Luxaflex blind.
The vessel is fitted with a 240v self pump out facility which means you can easily pump out your tank using the fitted pump and hose at any sanitary station. Holding tanks power flushed July 2020.
Corridor to Galley.
With shelving and vaccum ,storage area. Central heating controls and Immersion heater controls. Radiator in airing cupboard. Clothes airer and mini ironing board.
White Ikea units with granite effect worktops. Heritage Uno diesel fired range for cooking and hot water (serviced and new thermostat and oil filter fitted June 2020). 2 ring gas hob. Stainless steel one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap. Ikea integrated refrigerator. NEW Russell Hobbs 800w (240v) microwave/grill.
Corner settee which makes into a large bed. Morso 04 (5KW) multi fuel stove with new glass.
Gate leg table and chairs. Coffee table. 2 x occasional tables. TV cabinet with aerial socket. 3 x NEW wall lights.
With V-type seating. Bow thruster under floor. Bow thruster batteries in locker. Water fill point.
The vessel is fitted with Van Gogh luxury vinyl planking throughout. The sockets and light switches are titanium colour. 2 x CO2 alarms, 1 x smoke alarm and 1 x fire blanket. Fir extinguishers throughout. Redecorated throughout. Luxaflex blinds throughout apart from Boatman's cabin. LED lights and bulbs.
Blue Jay is constructed from steel.
She has just had (August 2020) a new 2 part epoxy blacking applied by the boatyard which should last 8 to 10 years.
The paintwork is finished using International Paints - 2 pack Perfection - Mauritius Blue and Cream.
Vetus Bow thruster - 95kgf - 185mm dia.
4 x NEW domestic batteries....130ah each.
2 x NEW bow thruster batteries....110ah each
NEW 20 amp (240v) battery charger for bow thruster batteries
NEW Victron BMV712 bluetooth battery monitor, monitoring domestic and engine start batteries
NEW Victron 100/50 MTTP solar controller
2 x 300w solar panels
Shore supply RCCD
Single shoreside socket outlet.
NEW Jabsco water pump
240v immersion heater
Galvanic Isolator by Safeshore Marine
2 x shore power cables
2 x 13kg Calor cylinders.
Gas bubble tester
Mooring pins and warps.
Wheel steering with emergency tiller. Weed hatch for access to propeller.
The helm station has a rudder angle indicator and bow thruster controls fitted.
Blue Jay is fitted with a Vetus VH4.65 - 65hp diesel engine which has had only 709 hours of use. It is keel/skin tank cooled and is installed with a standard Vetus instrument panel, a 4 bladed propeller, starter battery, Vetus "SICO" Morse control, stern tube greaser and hospital silencer.
Engine serviced June 2020.
2 x 200ltr diesel tanks - one for engine and one for heating but also switchable between each other.
Engine room bilge pump. Lots of storage space in engine room.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.