Vision Doeve Brokers
Former inland freighter that, after retiring from freight shipping, has been refurbished into a historic Sailing theatre barge that visited numerous theatre festivals in the Netherlands, Belgium and France in the 1970s and 1980s. Subsequently, this beautifully lined ship was used as a simple sailing houseboat. It is a simply furnished ship with 2 berths in the forecastle, in the front part of the old hold the auxiliary engine with which the mast can also be lowered, then there is a closed bulkhead and on the port side in the hatch is the entrance to the part of the hold which is converted into a living area with a cabin/salon. Further to the aft a cabin with the simple open kitchen and shower/toilet area. The aft cabin is original and contains 2 berths, sink and a salon. The engine is a traditional 2 cylinder MWM diesel. In our view, a Dutch Barge which is an asset to any museum harbor but is also suitable for a full conversion.
hardwooden top side of the wheelhouse
wooden hatches covers over hold
new steel is welded
rubbing strake around
1 watertight bulkhead(s)
displacement in empty condition 57,373 m3
displacement 28,016 m3
with dismantled wheelhouse
Costs for the change of ownership and / eventually deletion are for purchasers amount.
last underwatership treatment 03-2017
zone 2 Netherlands
Waal, Lek & NL Rhine
valid until: 03-2024
Hull shape is suitable for drying out.
forepeak with chain locker
Great vessel for cruising on the European canals and rivers.
Great vessel for cruising on the French canals and rivers.
1x 450 litre
greased lubrication of propeller shaft
1x stove on wood
230 Volt shore power connection
simple electric system
1x 350 litre
Aft: 2x 1½-pers
in 1 area together with the toilet
in combination with the oven
midships (approx.) 2,24 / 2,04 m
salon (approx.) 2,20 / 2,03 m
galley (approx.) 2,15 m
shower (approx.) 2,13 m
wheelhouse (approx.) 1,87 m
aftcabin (approx.) 1,82 m
cabin (approx) 1,92 m
Rigging and sails
manual anchor winch
Honda outboard engine
according to the certification requirements
Survey report of the underwatership is available (03-2017)
Interesting project to finish for someone with two right hands or to have it done by a yard.