1995, 57ft. Traditional Style Narrowboat
Butty for the motor Ultima
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First Listed: 22 January 2024


Thule is a 57ft trad style motorised butty narrowboat in horseboat style, built in1995 as a companion to motor Ultima. She is well known on the network and was given the honour of taking part in the 2018 Historic Narrowboat Show at Braunston. She also appears in Canal and River Trust's video “Songs from the Back Cabin” and was featured in Towpath Talk in 2018. Thule is for sale on her own, or as part of a pair with motor, Ultima.

Thule is a 57ft trad style motorised butty narrowboat in horseboatstyle, built in1995 as a companion to motor Ultima. She is well known on the network...

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Boat Specifications

Boat Type Traditional Style Narrowboat
Where Lying Key 7
When Manufactured 1995
Length 57 ft
Layout Standard
Hull Manufacturer Doug Moore
Plating Specification 10/6/4
Flat, V-Hull or Keeled Flat Hull
Fitted out by Ken Nelson
Cabin Height 6
Number Of Berths 3
Fixed Berths Single + Fold down double in back cabin
Additional Berths -

Engine Specifications & Components

Engine MakeBeta Kubota
No. Of Cylinders4
Keel, Water or Air CooledRaw Water Cooled
Gearbox MakePrm Delta 20
Aqua DriveNo
Bow ThrusterNo
Diesel Tank Capacity75 gallons approx

Hot Water & Heating Systems

Source of Hot WaterEngine, back boiler, immersion
Central HeatingWifi controlled panel radiator, hot water radiator
Solid Fuel StoveEpping
Water Tank Capacity100 gallons approx
Material usedStainless steel
Additional SystemsSolar panels

Electrical System & Components

12 Volt LightingYes (plus 240v lighting)
240 Volt LandlineYes
InverterVictron Multiplus 3KVA/120A/12v
GeneratorMecc-Alte EC28
Batteries2 domestic (Li), 1 starter
Additional Systemssolar panels + MPPT controller

Bathroom Specifications

Type Of ToiletPorta potti style
Separate Shower FittedYes
Vanity Basin FittedYes

Kitchen Specification

Make & Model Of CookerTricity
Additional Systems240v washing machine and tumble drier

Fit Out Materials

Insulation UsedRockwool
Types Of Wood UsedPly
Exterior DoorsFront - Wood, Back - Steel
Side HatchesYes

History Of Vessel

Boat Safety CertificateNovember 2024
Last Hull BlackingNovember 2021
AnodesNovember 2021
Further MaintenanceGas locker floor repaired
Additional InformationButty for the motor Ultima





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