25.60m Klipperaak “Hackspett“

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 Hackspett really is the ultimate barge for the French canals, it will tick all the boxes on your wish list, 2 double bedrooms, two separate toilets, 360 Degree bow thrust, generator, solar panels with inverters, fold down wheelhouse and shallow draft. She is capable of being totally self contained and ideal for the French canals, even the Canal du Nivernais. There are two large deck areas for relaxing in the sunshine or having friends aboard during cruising or when alongside.


This is a barge that you step aboard and start cruising, everything is on board that you will need for living in the canals, from sunshades to knives and forks, all you will need is clothes and food. Hackspett is ready to go. There is also a full list of equipment with this barge and will be sent to you on application. Some of the outstanding features of this barge are:


  •  Good, reasonably priced mooring available if required  - only 90 mins drive from Calais

  • Spacious with good accommodation - two double bedrooms

  • Separate office space

  • 2 Lovely deck areas for relaxing in the sunshine (see photos) all deck equipment goes with the barge

  • Lowering wheelhouse

  • Two toilets (one with shower)

  • New AIS (A) navigation system

  • TRIWV ( now called ES-TRIN) Certificated until 2024

  • Perkins 6354 diesel engine - 120 HP

  • Box cooling for main engine (will not pick up the weed when travelling)

  • 360 degree rotating bow thruster

  • 9.5 Kva Generator (Lister/Petter)

  • 2 x Victron Combi Inverters + separate Charger

  • Dinghy with an electric outboard

  • 10 solar panels - this barge can be completely self contained without the need for shore power, if required

  • Large tank capacity

  • New Intruder alarm system

  • Recent drydocking and survey

  • Ideal for the finest canals in France - the Canal du Nivernais and the Canal du Midi

L x B x D: 25.6m x 4.24m x 0.95m
Year built: 1925
accommodation: Good spacious accommodation with traditional features
Displacement: 85 tonnes
Engine: Perkins 6354 - 120HP
Price: 159000 GBP in other currencies
  • 193,037 USD
  • 1,396,306 DKK
  • 159,000 GBP
  • 181,851 CHF
  • 272,073 AUD
  • 246,772 CAD
  • 300,019 NZD
  • 3,140,360 ZAR
  • 187,688 EUR
Location:N.France easy reached from Calais
Bow thrust:360 degree rotation
Flag: British
VAT status: Exempt
Extras: Mooring available if required, 360 degee bow thrust, generator and superb deck layout for relaxing days in the sunshine

Please contact me for detailed specifications and/or viewing appointment.
++44(0)7757279336 / [email protected]

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