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LOA - 15.2 metres

Beam - 2.1 metres

Maximum Draft - 0.2


No. Of Engines - 1

Manufacturer - Vetus (Mitsubishi)

Model - 4.14

Fuel Type - diesel

Power - 33 horsepower


Number of Double Berths - 1

Number of Cabins - 1

Number of Bathrooms - True


Year Built - 1997

LOA - 15.2 metres

Beam - 2.1 metres

Maximum Draft - 0.2

Total Power - 33 horsepower

Total Engines - 1

Number of Double Berths - 1

Number of Cabins - 1

Number of Bathrooms - True

Year Built - 1997

Boat Details

Animishkaa a 50ft Semi Trad Narrowboat built by David Piper Boats in 1997. Designed in a forward layout, this 2+2 berth Narrowboat offers a masters cabin aft with a pull-out across width double bed, a bathroom with pump out lavatory, a well-equipped galley and an open planned saloon. Powered by an economical Vetus 4.14 four-cylinder 33hp diesel engine. Cabin heating is provided by a multi fuel stove in the saloon. Hot water is supplied by the engine calorifier. 240V & 12V electrics on board. Last Blacked in 2019, BSS valid to October 2026, Engine last serviced in 2023. Last hull survey 2018. At 50ft she will comfortably take you cruising throughout the waterways network.


General Information

Stern Type – Semi Trad

Builder – David Piper Boats

Fit-out – David Piper Boats

Plating Specification – 10/6/4

Number of Berths – 2 + 2

Number of Cabins – 1

Windows – Single Glazed

Toilet Type – Pumpout  

Holding Tank Capacity – 250 approx.

Side Hatch – Yes, X1

Pigeon Box – Yes X1

Insulation – Spray Foam

Cabin Head Height – 6ft 5in


Recent Works

Boat Safety Certificate Expiry Date – 20/10/2026

Last Blacking – 2019

Last Engine Service – 2023

Toilet Replaced – 2019

Last Survey – 2018

New Lesuire and Starter Batteries – 2023


Engine Specification

Make & Model – Vetus 4.14

HP – 33

Number of Cylinders – 4

Cooling Type – Keel cooled via a skin tank

Diesel Tank Capacity (L) – 200 approx.

Year – 1997

Bow Thruster – No


Hot Water & Heating Systems

Source of Hot Water – Engine Calorifier

Central Heating – N/A

Multi Fuel Stove – Yes, Morso Squirrel

Water Tank Capacity (L) – 680 approx.

Water Tank Material – Stainless Steel


Electrical Systems & Components

12v – Yes

240v Landline – Yes

Inverter – Yes, Victron 750W

Battery Charger – No

Generator – No

Solar Pannels – Yes, X3

Batteries – 1x Starter 3x Domestic



Master Cabin

The master’s cabin is located aft and features a pull out convertible across width double berth with two reading lights. A hanging wardrobes, storage cupboard and a chest of draws.


A good size wet room style bathroom with a pump out toilet, shower and a hand basin set in a vanity unit with a mirror above. A pigeon box allows additional light into the bathroom.


A walkthrough galley with a side hatch to starboard allowing natural light and additional ventilation into the cabin. Breakfast bar with two stools. A surface mounted stainless steel kitchen sink with draining board. A 4-burner gas hob, grill and oven. Undercounter fridge. Ample of worktop surfaces for food preparation with storage draws and cupboards.


The saloon has direct access onto the bow well deck which has been fitted with a bow cratch and cover. An open planned saloon with a space available for freestanding furniture and / or a sofa bed providing an additional 2 berths when required. A multi fuel stove is found to port.

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