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LOA - 12.2 metres

Beam - 2.1 metres


No. Of Engines - 1

Manufacturer - Thorncroft

Model - - 40Hp

Fuel Type - diesel

Power - 40 horsepower


Number of Double Berths - 1

Number of Cabins - 1

Number of Bathrooms - True


Year Built - 1987

LOA - 12.2 metres

Beam - 2.1 metres

Total Power - 40 horsepower

Total Engines - 1

Number of Double Berths - 1

Number of Cabins - 1

Number of Bathrooms - True

Year Built - 1987

Boat Details

Spindrift, a Severn Valley Cruisers 40’ Narrowboat built in 1987.Designed in the popular reverse layout, this Narrowboat boasts an open planed saloon with freestanding furniture aft, a galley midships, a bathroom with a porta potti toilet, and the master cabin with a fixed double berth is found forward with direct access onto the bow well deck.Powered by a Thornycroft diesel engine. Central heating is provided by a Gas-Powered Boiler. Hot water is supplied by central heating and engine calorifier. 240V & 12V electrics on board. Last blacked in Summer 2023 with 6 new anodes, Engine oil changed in Autumn 2023, Boat safety certificate valid November 2024. A well maintained, cosy, 2+2 berth Narrowboat, ideal for weekends away or indeed as a liveaboard home. Spindrift is ready to view at Pyrford Marina, please call the team to arrange a viewing.


General Information

Stern Type – Cruiser

Builder – Severn Valley Cruisers Ltd

Fit-out – Severn Valley Cruisers Ltd

Plating Specification – Base Plate towards Stern 5mm, Base Plate towards Bow and Counter 6mm, Hull Sides 5mm, Cabin 3mm.

Number of Berths – 2+2

Number of Cabins – 1

Windows – Single Glazed

Toilet Type – Porta Potti


Recent Works

Boat Safety Certificate Expiry Date – 16/11/2024

Last Blacking – Summer 2023

Anodes Replaced – X6 Summer 2023

Engine Oil Changed – Autumn 2023


Engine Specification

Make & Model – Thornycroft

HP – 35

Number of Cylinders – 4

Cooling Type – Keel cooled via a skin tank

Diesel Tank Capacity (L) – 200 approx.

Year – 1987

Bow Thruster – N/A


Hot Water & Heating Systems

Source of Hot Water – Central Heating, Engine Calorifier

Central Heating – Gas-Powered Boiler

Multi Fuel Stove – N/A

Water Tank Capacity (L) – 700 approx.


Electrical Systems & Components

12v – Yes

240v Landline – Yes

Inverter – N/A

Battery Charger – N/A

Generator – N/A

Batteries – 1x Starter 1x Domestic





Entering the boat via the central stern doors leads into a light and bright cabin where the saloon features port and starboard wardrobes, one with hanging and storage space and the other houses the gas-powered boiler. Two freestanding armchairs with additional space available for other furniture including tables etc. Alternatively, this area could be fitted with a sofa bed accommodating an additional two berths when required.



The galley is found midships and is equipped with a Vanette four burner gas hob, grill and oven, stainless steel kitchen sink with draining board and mixer tap. A Dometic fridge with icebox. Storage draws and cupboards, along with plenty of space to show off those boating recipes!



A spacious bathroom with a good size shower and Porta Potti toilet.


Master Cabin

The master cabin has direct access onto the bow well deck. A fixed double bed with storage space found underneath and an overhead shelf. A port wardrobe and opposite a hand basin.

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