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LOA - 17.37 metres

Beam - 2.08 metres

Maximum Draft - 0.75


Manufacturer - Greaves Ruston Hornsby

Model - 46

Hours - 162

Fuel Type - diesel

Power - 46 horsepower


Number of Cabins - 2


Year Built - 2002

LOA - 17.37 metres

Beam - 2.08 metres

Maximum Draft - 0.75

Total Power - 46 horsepower

Number of Cabins - 2

Year Built - 2002

Boat Details

Oasis a Mike Heywood 57ft Tug Style Narrowboat.

Designed in a forward layout, this charming Narrowboat offers an authentic Boatman’s style cabin aft, an engine room housing an impressive Greaves Ruston Hornsby diesel engine.

Oasis a Mike Heywood 57ft Tug Style Narrowboat.

Designed in a forward layout, this charming Narrowboat offers an authentic Boatman’s style cabin aft, an engine room housing an impressive Greaves Ruston Hornsby diesel engine. The master’s cabin is found midships with a double bed, a walkthrough bathroom with a Thetford cassette toilet, a saloon with a freestanding sofa, a well-equipped galley and additional accommodation / storage can be found under the Tug bow deck.

Powered by a classic 1970 Greaves Ruston Hornsby 3-cylinder 46hp diesel engine with only 162 engine hours from new. Central heating is provided by a diesel fired Eberspacher system and Morso Squirrel multi fuel stove in the saloon. Hot water is supplied by central heating and engine calorifier. 240V & 12V electrics on board.

Last Blacked in July 2021, Hull Surveyed in July 2021, BSS valid to February 2028, Engine oil changed in February 2024.

At 57ft she will comfortably take you cruising throughout the waterways network. Presented in super condition both inside and out, this excellent Narrowboat is available to view at Pyrford Marina, please call the team to arrange a viewing.

General Information

Stern Type – Trad

Shell Builder – Mike Hayood / Mike Christian 2002

Fit-out – John Whittaker / Owner 2009

Plating Specification – 10/6/5/4

Number of Berths – 2 fixed berths, additional 2 berth accommodation can be provided using a sofa bed in the saloon and a further two berths converting the forward space under the bow well deck.

Windows – Single Glazed

Toilet Type – Thetford Cassette

Side Hatch – X3

Cabin Head Height – 6ft 5.5in

Insulation – Spray Foam

Recent Works

Boat Safety Certificate Expiry Date – 03/02/2028

Last Blacking – July 2021

Last Survey – July 2021

Last Engine Oil Change – February 2024

Boatman’s Style Cabin Fitted – 2022

Exterior Coach Work Repainted – 2021

Solar Pannels and Monitor Installed – 2023

Engine Specification

Make & Model – Greaves Ruston Hornsby

HP – 46

Number of Cylinders – 3

Cooling Type – Keel cooled via a skin tank

Diesel Tank Capacity (L) – 150 approx.

Year – 1970’s

Engine Hours – 162

Bow Thruster – N/A

Hot Water & Heating Systems

Source of Hot Water – Central Heating, Engine Calorifier

Central Heating – Eberspacher

Multi Fuel Stove – Morso Squirrel

Water Tank Capacity (L) – 600 approx.

Water Tank Material – Stainless Steel

Electrical Systems & Components

12v – Yes

240v Landline – Yes

Inverter / Battery Charger – Victron 1600W

Batteries – 1x Starter 3x Domestic

Boatman’s Style Cabin

Centre stern doors leads into a well-lit, ventilated and spacious cabin. A super feature of this Narrowboat is the traditional style Boatman’s cabin decorated with and traditional canal art. This cabin offers plenty of storage for all essentials for life on the water, including a heated wardrobe to store one’s wet gear.

Engine Room

The highly impressive Greaves Ruston Hornsby diesel engine provides the propulsion. Batteries, inverter, solar power monitor system, 12V distribution panel are all located in the engine room.

Masters Cabin

Located midships features a convertible master’s cabin, the double bed can be arranged as a permanent bed with ample of space underneath for additional storage. Alternatively, this space can be used as a day cabin with the bed turning into a sofa arrangement. Full hight wardrobe with chest of draws, and an eye level cupboard where the Eberspacher control panel is found below.


A spacious walkthrough bathroom with a good-sized quadrant shower enclosure and a 240V extractor fan, a ceramic hand basin set in a vanity unit with a stainless-steel mixer tap and a mirrored cabinet above. A Thetford 12V electric flush cassette toilet.


An open planned saloon with a free-standing three-seater sofa. This could be swapped for a sofa bed providing extra accommodation for two crew. A Morso Squirrel multi fuel stove on a tiled hearth is found to port. A port side hatch allows additional light and ventilation into the cabin, 12V TV, built in high level storage cupboards and chest of draws.


A walkthrough well equipped galley with a built in 4 burner gas hob, grill and oven. Waeco 12V fridge with icebox, stainless steel kitchen sink with a colourful tiled back splash, ample of high and low level storage compartments.

Forward Under Bow Cabin

For those crew members who don’t mind tight spaces, under the tug style bow could facilitate a cosy double berth. Alternatively, this area has wiring available to install a washing machine, as well as providing a huge space for storage. The Tug style bow is a sociable area with ample of space for deck chairs and tables to facilitate al fresco dining.

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