Tugboat 14.85 Sold

Dimensions (m): 14.85 x 3.20 x 1.60
Ref. no.: 221008
Mooring: Near 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Construction year: 1903
Material: steel

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Former inland tug boat that has been converted into a recreational vessel. The seller has recently invested in a diesel generator, toilet, the interior and painting. All living areas are accessible from the inside. In the fore cabin are the galley and the salon with a headroom of 1.87 m. Under the wheelhouse, is the toilet and a double bed. A 160 hp, V8 cylinder diesel engine provides the propulsion. The tug boat is well maintained and ready to enjoy immediately. It is also an interesting boat for tugboat events.

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General information

Yard: unknown
Hull shape: round bottom
Hull material: iron/steel
Deck material: steel
Superstructure material: steel
Construction method: riveted
new steel is welded
forward deckhouse
rubbing strake around
closed bollard cabinets
Sturdy, heavily constructed
Steering system: mechanical
Windows: hardwood window frames
hardwood outside doors
bronze portholes
Airdraft (approx.): 2,95 m everything down
Owner: Dutch owner
Colour / Paint System: black hull
white striping
white superstructure
last underwatership treatment
well maintained
Certificates: no certificate requirement
Suitable for / as: recreational vessel
inland waterways
Additional information: tug
forepeak with chain locker
tug bitts
classic lines
Great vessel for cruising on the European canals and rivers.

Technical information

Enginepower: 160 Hp
117 kW
Engine brand: MAN
Revolutions: 2000 RPM
Engine model: D1548M
Number of cylinders: V8
Construction year engine: 1962
Fuel: diesel
Fuel tank (approx.): 1x 700 litre
steel tank(s)
Cooling system: intercooling
dry exhaust
Propulsion: 3 blade propeller
greased lubrication of propeller shaft
Gearbox: Renk SWV-14 mechanical
reduction/ratio 3:1
Heating: hot air heating
on diesel
Bow thruster: Vetus electric bow thruster
12 Volt
12 Hp
Electricity system: 12 / 230 Volt
230 Volt shore power connection
Victron Phoenix Multi Control mainmaster control
Batteries: 2x 50 Ah starter batterie(s) Optima Red Top
2x 230 Ah domestic batterie(s)
1x 155 Ah bow thruster batterie(s)
Battery charger: Victron Phoenix combi inverter/charger 12/1600/70
Victron Centaur battery charger 12/40
Mobitronic 912-012 battery charger 12/12
Genny: Valkenpower DG6000E diesel genny (2021)
6 kVA
230 Volt
3000 RPM
Inverter: Victron Phoenix combi inverter/charger 12/1600/70
Solar panels: 2x solar panel
Fresh water tank (approx.): 2x 250 litre
Water pressure system: electric water pump
Diesel waterseparator: present
Engineroom: see photographs
Bilge pump: present
12 Volt
Deck wash pump: present
230 Volt
Gas system: present
not according to the present requirements
Additional information: Zilmet air compressor


Interior: various materials have been used
see photographs
Insulation: partly
Cabins: 1 cabin
Berth: 1x 2-pers
Lay-out plan (not to scale): see attachment
Toilet / Heads: hand pumptoilet (2022)
Galley: L-shape galley
Cooker: 3-burner hob
on gas
Fridge / Refrigerator: LG fridge / refrigerator
230 Volt
Freezer: small ice compartment
Worktop: stainless steel worktop
Washbasin: stainless steel sink
Water tap: cold running water
Entertainment: Kenwood radio/CD player
Headroom (approx.): galley (approx.) 1,87 m
cabin (approx) 1,65 m
toilet (approx.) 1,37 m
wheelhouse (approx.) 1,80 m

Rigging and sails

Mast: lantern mast
Lowerable: yes


Anchor equipment: manual anchor winch
2x warping drum
Klipp anchor
anchor chain
in hawse-hole
Searail / Pulpit: searail on bulwark
grab rail
Safety: 2x fire extinguisher
Additional information: skylight
cover over skylight
aluminium gangway