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             Boat & Barge for sale & hire in France/Vente et location de Bateaux fluviale sur la Canal-Du-Midi, France

Price reduced to 115000 Euros for this superb example of a VAN LENT 50 Feadship classic with twin Perkins Sabre engines.



built in 1960, 
LOA :l 49' 4"
Beam  : 10' 2"
Draft : 4' 6"
Displacement 23 tons 
Construction Welded Steel, faired with epoxy finish
Engine 2 x perkins Sabre diesel, location : London R.U. 

Twin SABRE Perkins non turbo diesel engines in oil tight bay driving  Borg Warner Velvet drive gearboxes onto water-cooled tainless steel shafts and four bladed propellers  with hydraulic steering.

Barden batteries for 12 V domestic circuits, engine start batteries, 

1 generator start battery 

 Alternators vitronix 4000, shore power invertor charger, extensive LED & lighting system throughout

Twin Solar panels & MPPT reg


1 double master cabin with ensuite full size shower jacuzzi & WC electric

Possible 2  single berths


Solid wood table with bench seating,fold down flat screen TV, Radio / HIFI system iPod. Wine cabinet/cooler

KITCHEN: Ceramic diesel hob, eco stainless steel fridge,  sink, granite worktops, dining table which converts to comfortable double berth Cocktail cabinet


Bath & electric wc

AFT DECK:  stowing locker containing : spare lines,

shore cables.

S.S. davits for launching and recovery of the dinghy

SAFETY:  full complement of 

3 x fire extinguishers, fire blanket, Lifebouay with strobe light, 

4 x Electric bilge pumps with automatic floatswitches,  and manual switches & Manual bilge pump.


Electronic engine controllers inside and outside

Garmin Nav plotter

Depth/ multi function digital readout gauges

Features :

light dimming system

Vetus 5kva diesel generator,

Webasto diesel heating, 

220v Hot water systems, engine calorifier and immersion heater, 

Built in main 600 litre fuel tank accessible for inspection & cleaning 

2 x Stainless steel domestic, water tanks exceed 2000 litres total

 2 x Stainless steel black water tanks exceed 2000 litres total 

with maceration pump out 

2 x Polypropylene grey water tanks 60 litres total 1 x 80 litre

 polypropylene diesel tank for domestic &  heating  cooking