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Bison - Fleet no 289

Sold £87,950

Brief overview:

Boat Type: Narrowbeam
Year Built: 1928
Length: 70.5ft
Lying at: Mercia
Fitted out by: Warkshire Flyboat Co
Construction: Iron / Steel
Steel Spec: Available on request
Engine Make: 3 cylinder bolindar
Engine Horse Power: 42.5

Depth of Hold: 36
Cabin Lining: Painted panels
Flooring: Oak
Trim: Oak
Rear Cover: None
No. Berths: 4
Cratch: YES
Stern: Traditional
Width: 6.10ft
Hull Builder: Fellows Morton & Clayton

Bison - Fleet no 289

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Bison offers the best of both worlds, the historical FMC built boat with all the history that goes with it, and the new cabin extension providing ample, modern living space, backed up by modern appliances,an efficient battery bank and 24v inverter/charger. A recent full hull survey is available, undertaken in October 2018, this would be available to view upon request.The hull underwent major restoration by Graeme Pearce in the early 2000's , this was followed by construction of the new cabin. The accommodation comprises of boatmans cabin, engine room, walkthrough bathroom, bedroom, saloon and galley.The galley doors open into an 8'hold area, great outdoor space for the summer, or maybe trading from. The living area is light and airy, with heavy oak moulding over white panels. An oak floor runs from the galley to the engine room. Bison is a special boat, please call for more information.

Time with Current Owner:6 Years
No. Previous Owners:Two or more
Last Blacked:Oct 2017
Anodes Replaced:
Boiler Last Serviced:Jan 2018, jet changed.
BSC Expiry Date:2021-10-20
BSC Expiry Date:2021-10-20
CE Mark/RCD Status:


Engine Make:3 cylinder bolindar
Engine Model:3 cylindar
Engine Hours:.................
Engine Last Serviced:May 2018
Gearbox:PRM 500D2
230v Landline:YES
Domestic Batteries:6x24v - 540Ahr + 12v starter.
Battery Charger:Yes
Battery Management:Yes
No. Alternators:1x150amp brushless high effiecency
Solar Panels:NO


Dinette:No Dinette
TV Cupboard:YES
Solid Fuel Stove:No
Notes:A long saloon is forward of the galley with built in TV cupboard under the gunwale and cupboard on the forward bulkhead.2 sets of side doors either side of saloon.


Floor Units:YES
Wall Units:NO
Cooker Make:Smeg
Fridge Make:Bosch
Washing Machine:Yes
Notes:The galley is entered from the bow. A long run of oak units with painted doors & granite work tops either side of a central passage. Appliances include Smeg cooker, Bosch fridge and washing machine.


Bath or Shower:Shower
Toilet Type:Electric Macerator
Vanity Basin:1
Heated Towel Rail:1
Notes:Walk through bathroom with quadrant shower, sink in vanity unit and Lee Sanitation, macerator toilet.


Bed:2 Bedroom
Storage Under:1
Overhead Lockers:1
Dressing Table:0
Notes:Bedroom with fixed double bed, wardrobe and overhead locker.

Plumbing & Heatings

Type of Heating:Domestic Boiler
No. Radiators:4
Fresh Water Tank Type:Stainless Steel
Fresh Water Tank Capacity:Approx 150 galls
Fuel Tank Capacity:250 Ltrs approx
Insulation:Spray Foam
Dressing Table:0
Insulation:Spray Foam
Waste Tank Capacity:45 Galls a
Hot Water Via:Engine and Heater Unit and Immersion

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