St Usage Burgundy France|
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24m barge in France with Dutch TRIWV until 2024. The large wheel house make all year living so pleasant
|Vessel type:||Canal Barge|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||24m|
|Keel type:||Bulb Keel|
|Fuel capacity:||260 Litres|
|Water capacity:||1100 Litres|
2 double cabins
More info on Fidutia web site
Dutch Triwv to September 2024 (Fidutia registered in Holland)
Fidutia was built in Zwartsluis Holland in 1903 at 19.6m
In 1920 she was lengthened to 22.6m to carry more cargo. Now overall with rudder she is 24m
Length 24m width 4.0m Draught 0.6m Air height 3.2m
I have lived summer and winter for 9 years on Fidutia not needing the services of a marina or quay
All saftey equipement required for a barge of its size.
There are 2 cabins with double beds and en suites. One with air con. Toilets are 220v houshold Saniflo
Large wheel house with clear views all around. Inside and outside hydraulic steering.
Large galley with gas cooktop and electric oven. New fridge/freezeer
Wood fire and central heating. External Diesel heater fitted in winter.
Water heating is by gas on demand boiler
The engine is a DAF 615 with 1000hrs since overhaul and the gearbox has just had an overhaul with Triwv
Electric power is from 3000w Victron and a 5.5kw diesel generator.
A wind turbine and solar panals provide the charging
Full set of filters to filter rain and canal water for domestic use
Two video cameras make it easy to enter the locks and moor up
All furnishing. New washing machine, clothes dryer, TV, millions of spares and tools
1100 litres of water and 260 litres of diesel
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.