1970’s English Canal Boat

And online “advert” says:

This is a 1977 Wilderness Water Rat Gypsy narrow-beam glass fibre Trailboat.
wilderness water rat bow

wilderness water rat side

wilderness water rat inside

She has been regularly up-dated and serviced over the past eleven years by Ian Graham, the founder of “Wilderness Boats”.
Four-berth lay-out with Malaga water heater and Propex Heat Source thermostatically controlled hot air heater.
Plenty of storage including full-length wardrobe.
Two ring hob with grill and oven. Gas fridge.
Recent new carpet and vinyl flooring.
New bespoke curtains with hardword poles and brass fittings.
8 hp High Thrust manual start Yamaha 4 stroke petrol out board engine that has been regularly serviced (last serviced mid-August 2013).
Two new 20 watt flexible solar panels, solar charge regulator and two new batteries fitted in April 2012.
Hull cleaned, painted and anti-fouled in April 2012.
BSS Certificate valid to late May 2017.
New Canal and River Trust licence to end of October 2014.
This is a much-loved boat in good condition throughout.
More photographs and information can be e-mailed on request.
REDUCED PRICE-REASONABLE OFFERS CONSIDERED.  (The asking price was about $16,000 US)

Specifications
Vessel type: WILDERNESS
Designer: IAN GRAHAM
Builder: IAN GRAHAM
Make: Wilderness
Model: Water Rat 19
Year constructed: 1977
Berths: 4
No. of engines: 1
Engine model: YAMAHA
Engine power: 8 HP
Fuel type: Petrol (Gas)
Drive type: Outboard
Length over all: 18′ 6″
Hull material: Glass Fibre
Accommodation

Double berth forward and aft.
New bespoke curtains on hardwood poles with brass fittings.

Here are two pictures of another one I found online:

the broads two

the broads one

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