Festina Lente


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Moored at: Sawley Waterside & Marina
Boat category: Narrowboat
Berths: 2+2
Length: 57ft
Width: 6ft 10in
Draft: 2ft
Builder: John Hall
Engine type: Diesel inboard
Engine make: BMC 1.8
Stern type: Cruiser
Layout: Reverse
Year: 2004
View by appointment: Yes

Festina Lente is a 57ft long x 6ft 10in wide narrowboat built by John Hall in 2004. She is fitted with a BMC 1800 diesel inboard engine and has 4 berths.

Festina Lente is a homely, comfortable narrowboat with a cruiser stern that is configured in reverse layout. She has been used as a constant cruiser for most of the last 10 years.  She enjoys a full complement of cruising equipment and is truly a boat that is ready to step on and go.

Festina Lente is well equipped and features a twin tub washing machine, generator converted to use gas, demountable cover to protect the stern area from bad weather, Moroc gas water boiler that was fitted in 2020 and a Reflex Lockgate diesel stove fed by a separate tank.  

BSC expires:
- July 2023

Last blacking:
- October 2018

Hull & superstructure:
-Steel reported 10 / 6 / 5

Stern type:
- Cruiser

- BMC 1.8

Bow thruster:
- None fitted

- Shore power
- Battery charger
- Inverter
- Gas converted generator
- Solar panel

- 1 x engine start
- 2 x domestic

Water heating:
- Morco gas boiler 

Cabin heating:
- Lockgate diesel stove
- Fed from dedicated tank

Water capacity:
- 560 litres
- Stainless steel water tank 

Fuel capacity:
- 160 litres

- Pump-out
- Porta Potti

Fitting out:
- Painted cabin lining and deckhead

- Carpet
- Laminate
- Tiles in shower room

Please note: this is not a survey report and all pre-owned boats are sold without warranty.

The information provided is based on a superficial inspection carried out by us and information provided by the vendor. No guarantee is given or implied regarding the specification, but descriptions are given in good faith as could be ascertained at the time of inspection. Aquavista takes no responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommend the use of a marine surveyor to establish the condition of the vessel.

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