Private Sailing Barge Barges for sale in the UK
BEAUTIFUL SETTING; GREAT NEIGHBOURS; CLASSIC HOME...
Forty years ago two German friends saw a hulk and decided to engage a project that brought a once steadily working Dutch sailing barge, Tjalk, back to a vibrant life working in historic charters on the Baltic Sea and German inland waters. They rigged her as a ketch and installed a strong engine, a 120-horse power Daimler Benz as an auxiliary to her sail power. The ketch rig had three fore sails on an extended bowsprit and above her foremast a golly-wobbler was used in light airs. She also had a topsail for the mainsail. All of these sails... read more
|Location:||Melton Boat Club Suffolk UK|
|Price:|| £120,000 Tax Exempt|
A beautiful 18.9m Skûtsje Tjalk, Mooi Maisga was built in IJlst (Friesland, Netherlands) in 1898, where she spent much of her working life as a cargo vessel, transporting goods on the Dutch canals under the power of her sailing rig. Over the course of her life she has fulfilled various roles: from racing and carrying cargo, to her present form as a home, and has travelled extensively in the Netherlands and England, as well as further afield: most notably in 1986, when she took part in a regatta celebrating the centenary of the Statue of Liberty in New York.
Still rigged for sailing, s... read more
The 120-year-old Paviljoenschip "Drie Gebroeders", built 1898, has been fully refurbished over the last 3 years and is now sadly for sale due to the onset of ill health. She was found in good condition, but in need of some TLC, in the Netherlands in 2014, and after the necessary preparatory work, she was sailed to the UK in February 2015 and has been lived on since then. Work undertaken has included complete electrical re-wiring and fitting of galvanic isolation, including the fitting of top quality marine gel batteries, diesel tank clean and installation of a new twin fuel filter sy... read more
|Location:||Northern Ireland Down UK|
Beautiful Dutch gentleman's sailing barge for sale.steel body.
22 ft by 8 ft.built 1960
She's had an interesting life .
Single cylinder yanmar engine.
All the sails and rigging present and ready to go.
She has lived most of her life during winter in a building that stores boats with the masts removed and stored ,with the sails and seating taken home and stored. She is in show condition and would be the bell of the ball at any boat show or regatta.
She has a cooker one side as you enter and so k bench on the other.sleeps up to 4.
There is a full and detailed history in the s... read more
All steel Dutch tjalk built 1985 and is a vollenhovense bol gaff rigged sailing barge.all steel body with teak and oak.
She’s rear at this size and in great condition with full sails and mast with tabinacle to lower for the canal. She’s perfect size for London canals,Thames or the Medway ,norfolk broads etc making her a versatile boat her internal headroom is about 170cm but I'm 6 ft and can stand up at the galley bellow the hatch and also at the sky light in the saloon, so seems to work well..
I’ve had her blacked and changed the anodes.
She’s just had a new su... read more