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LOA - 14.8 metres

Beam - 2.1 metres

Maximum Draft - 0.6


No. Of Engines - 1

Manufacturer - Thorneycroft 1.8

Model - - 40Hp

Fuel Type - diesel

Power - 40 horsepower


Number of Double Berths - 1

Number of Cabins - 1

Number of Bathrooms - True


Year Built - 1988

LOA - 14.8 metres

Beam - 2.1 metres

Maximum Draft - 0.6

Total Power - 40 horsepower

Total Engines - 1

Number of Double Berths - 1

Number of Cabins - 1

Number of Bathrooms - True

Year Built - 1988

Boat Details

Jude II, a Les Allen & Co 42′ Narrowboat built in 1988.

Designed in a forward layout, this Narrowboat offers a masters cabin aft, a bathroom with cassette toilet, a galley, and a saloon with a free-standing sofa bed is found forward.

Powered by an economical Thornycroft diesel engine with a Hurth gearbox.

Hot water is supplied via a Morco instant gas water heater. 12V & 240V electrics on board. Last blacked with two pack epoxy in March 2024 with new anodes. Boat Safety Scheme Certificate Valid to July 2025. Engine due to be serviced in May 2024.

At 42ft Jude II is the ideal blank canvas for someone to put their own stamp on. This Narrowboat is ready to view at Pyrford Marina, please call the team to arrange a viewing.


General Information

Stern Type – Traditional

Builder – Les Allen & Co

Fit-out – Les Allen & Co/Owner

Plating Specification – 10/6/4

Number of Berths – 2+2

Number of Cabins – 1    

Side Hatch – X 1  


Recent Works Boat Safety Certificate Expiry Date – July 2025

Shot Blasted – March 2024

Last Blacking – March 2024

Anodes Replaced – March 2024

Last Surveyed – November 2023

The above works costing in the region of £15,000.00  


Engine Specification

Make & Model – Thornycroft 80D

HP – 40

Gearbox – Hurth HBW100-2R

Number of Cylinders – 4       

Cooling Type – Raw water

Diesel Tank Capacity (L) – 200 

Year – 1988  


Hot Water & Cabin Heating Systems

Source of Hot Water – Morco EcoPlus instant gas water heater

Water Tank Capacity (L) – 650 approx.

Multi Fuel Stove – Tiled hearth fitted, ready for new stove installation.  


Electrical Systems & Components

12v – Yes 240v

Landline – Yes

Batteries – 1 Starter, 1 Domestic  



Master Cabin 

The master cabin is found aft and features a double berth and ample of space underneath for storage. Freestanding chest of draws.


Found to port, the bathroom is fitted with a cassette toilet, separate shower, and ceramic hand basin with individual hot and cold taps. The Morco instant gas water heater is located here.


Following through to the compact galley, a surface mounted two burner gas hob with a glass lid provides additional work surface area when required, built in Vanette grill and oven, stainless steel kitchen sink, three way Electrolux fridge with icebox.


The saloon has direct access onto a good size bow well deck, ideal for al fresco dining. A free standing sofa bed and a tiled hearth is found to starboard

For further information and viewing arrangements please see Broker contact details below.