|Tax Status:||Tax Paid|
Castelsarrasin Midi-Pyrenees France|
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Sojourn is a 1912 Dutch Tjalk that has been expertly renovated for comfortable living and cruising the inland waterways of France and Europe. Sojourn is a barge that always gets admiration from passers-by - a real conversation starter at every lock!
She’s Ideal as a full time live aboard barge or holiday floating home and able to cruise all the interconnected French and European waterways. Sojourn provides spacious luxury for anyone who appreciates a classic barge that has been tastefully and professionally converted for modern day living. Able to sleep 7.
The wheelhouse has good seating, with all controls easily accessed. The AIS is a great help navigating the rivers and canals. From the wheelhouse double doors open to the spacious Aft Deck fitted with comfortable cane chairs and table, and efficient Weber Barbecue. Enjoy the passing scenery from the aft deck or choose to walk along the safe gunnels with grab rail and sit on the fore deck.
Evening meals and entertaining are a joy. Barbecue and Dine on the aft deck with cool summer breezes gently blowing, or on the main deck around a large teak table and chairs.
From the wheelhouse, step down into a passage with washing machine, tumble dryer and storage space. The second cabin leads off from this passage. The second cabin has two bunk beds, and ample cupboard storage space.
The airy light filled saloon, is designed for practicality and comfort. The large sofa converts into a very comfortable queen bed, 4 seater dining room, and kitchen, compact and fully equipped. A spacious bathroom with generous shower, macerator toilet, and hand basin, with good storage space make for convenient sharing. The main cabin has a queen walk-aroundbed with side pedetals, and cupboards for him and her.
The engine, structure and all other equipment have been maintained to a high standard by her owners during the past 5 years and before that by her previous owners.
The water tanks hold 2000 litres and together with the 750 watt solar panels and large battery banks allows one to wild moor for long periods. The 1000 litres of fuel tanks provides a whole season of cruising without the need to refuel. The hydraulic steering makes Sojourn a pleasure to steer and manouvre.
She is presently cruising the canals and rivers of Canals du Midi and Garonne with her home port in Castelsarrasin.
Our blog www.barge-sojourn.co.za gives more information on the lifestyle that Sojourn has allowed us to enjoy.
Sojourn has a valid ES-TRIN valid until Feb 2028 which makes her compliant with all statutory requirements.
Part of the sale agreement will be a 2-3 day hand over where we would give detailed instructions on the use and management of Sojourn.
For more information or to arrange a visit, please contact us.
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Mercedes OM312.915|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||21.15m|
|Hull type:||Flat Bottom|
|Displacement:||10 metric tons|
|Dry Weight:||40 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||1000 Litres|
|Water capacity:||2000 Litres|
|Holding tank capacity:||600 Litres|
Spacious modern interior, fully refurnished 2014. Large master cabin with queen bed and ample storage
Full kitchen including full electric oven and gas hob, full refrigerator and freezer
Full bathroom with shower, flush toilet, shelving, basin and mirror fronted cupboard
Dining Area with 4 seater table and chairs
Lounge including swivel armchair with footstool, coffee table and lounge suite that converts to queen bed with blanket storage underneath
32" LG HD TV with satellite receiver and dish
Second cabin features bunks, wardrobe, wall mirror and storage shelving
Laundry with full washer and dryer
Wheelhouse with extra single bed / bench seat, driving position and controls. Large double doors open out to outdoor deck area with teak table and seating. Canopy cover for shade / shelter. Weber BBQ for outdoor cooking
Built: riveted and new steel welded overplating
Ballast : Small amount of concrete in engine room
Bulkheads : construction bulkheads; wooden bulkheads in forepeak
Hull shape : flat bottom
Material : Steel
Material Deck : Steel
Material superstructure : steel
Floor construction : wooden plates
Double plating : underwater double plating
Last survey : 2021
Valves : ball valves
Pain system : primer, top coat, antifouling, 8 anodes
The hull is completely greased on the inside
Generator: Silent Pack 12/220/380 V (2009)
Hot water source and central heating system: ACV Type N Diesel fired boiler
230 V pump, 6 x radiator
Water pressure system: 1 x hydrophore pump Jetinox 100
Gas installation: Exterior tank articulated to kitchen, Separate tank for BBQ
Alternator: on main engine 12V Bosch 80Amps
Isolation Transformer: Victron 3600 W
Shorepower: 230 V connection
Inverter: Victron Phoenix Multiplus 3.000 W
Voltage: 12 V; 230 V and 2x earthleak;
Batteries: 1 * 240 AH start battery and 3 * 240 AH service batteries ( all maintenance free)
Digital Voltage Sensor: BEP DVSR 12-24V140Amps
Sanitary: bathroom with 230 V Saniflux Homa toilet,
Hand basin and shower – 12V Attwood Sahara 75 2.5A 19mm
Black Water Holding tank: 600 L, steel tank with manhole & pump out
Fuel tank(s): 1 * 600 L S/S 1 * 400 L steel tank, both with manhole
Water tank(s): 2 x 1.000 L, plastic tanks with steel frame, and manhole
Solar : 3 * 250W Panels(750W) with 60amp MPPT Controller monitor through Victron battery monitor
AIS : Digital Yacht CLA1000 CLASS A TRANSPONDER
PC Navigo-Navigation Program for all Europe with GPS
VHF: handheld Icom M35 Buoyant Waterproof VHF Radio
VHF: fixed Icom IC-M323 VHF Radio
6 cylinder diesel, OM312.915 88kW (120HP). no 5516429, overhauled Mercedes Benz engine
Cooling : Closed system
Propeller : bronze three blades
Bowthruster : Side Power SE210-250TC 4x230AH Lead Acid Batteries
Battery Charger : Victron Pheonix 25A
Steering System : hydraulic steering installed February 2014 C11/150 Helm Pump
Ground tackle: anchor with line and chain
Anchor: 40 kg pole anchor
Safety buoys: 3
Fire-extinguishers: 3 * portable
Bilge pump: Homa Sensoflat C237 WF
1 * CO2 Gas Detector
1 * Smoke Detector
Safety inspection with ES-TRIN certificate for European waterways for zone 2 Netherlands (except Rhine, Waal and Lek) and international zone 3 and 4 – valid until Feb 2028