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Narrowboat OSiRiS - Rugby Boat Sales

Narrowboat OSiRiS - Rugby Boat Sales

Narrowboat OSiRiS - Rugby Boat

ugby boats .co.uk northants: 01327 342211 • cheshire: 01270 812305 Osiris is a 60ft “Northwich Trader” narrowboat built in 2004 by the highly regarded RW Davis of Saul. RW Davis’ boats are built along the lines of ‘Northwich” boats which were produced by W.J. Yarwoods in the 1930’s. Osiris carries the traditional features of these boats, having replica rivets to the hull and superstructure and long curved swims. There is a large 7’ well deck which is covered by a canvas cratch cover and has a glazed hardwood deck board. There is seating and lockers in the well deck and there is a built in Vetus 6.2 kVA diesel generator under the well deck accessed by a hatch. The saloon is entered from the well deck; it saloon provides the boats main berth in the form of a double bed which simply folds down from the wall. The bed is designed to fold away intact, so that it does not need to be made up each time. The saloon has a fixed seat located next to the fold down bed along with a table. There is also free standing furniture; the saloon is heated by a solid fuel Hunter Hawk stove. The galley has fixed units either side and is equipped with a 4-ring gas hob, oven and grill, a microwave and a fridge freezer. There is plumbing for a washing machine under the work top. There is a walk-through bathroom between the galley and the engine room, which has a quadrant corner shower unit, ceramic basin and a porta potti toilet. The bathroom has a large airing cupboard, with calorifier under. Osiris is powered by a water-cooled Lister HRW3, with a Lister Blackstone 2:1 reduction gearbox. The engine is fitted with push / pull and speedwheel controls. In the engine room is a Refleks diesel stove with a back boiler that provides heating to the rest of the boat. There are side doors into the engine room and when closed additional light is provided by a pigeon box with glazed brass ports. Aft of the engine room is a traditional back cabin, which is decorated with oak graining and roses and castles. The back cabin has a 3’ 9” wide cross bed and is heated by a solid fuel Epping range. Narrowboat Osiris

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