A STUNNING PIPER 49M. THIS DUTCH STYLE BARGE IS BEAUTIFUL. SHE’S PERFECT FOR EUROPEAN TOURING OR AS A LIVEABOARD.
Carpe Diem was commissioned as a sail away spec with engine, generator, hydraulic steering, roof hatch, windows, first fix electric and plumbing, dogbox, primer spray painted – all fitted by Piper Boats in 2011. The internal fit-out was completed by the owner to an incredibly high standards in consultation with a marine surveyor to RCD standards. Carpe Diem is registered with a RYA HIN and is VAT paid. The boat was completed and launched in July 2013 and has an F313 HIN.
Carpe Diem has been fitted out to a very high standard with solid oak used throughout this was to reflect the continental rustic feel which has been achieved. Do not miss this boat. Early viewing strongly recommended.
Access to Carpe Diem is gained via the full-size port or stb side doors leading in to the incredibly light and airy wheelhouse.
You can immediately see the quality of this boat. It has a bespoke fitted-out using very high standard solid oak throughout.
The wheelhouse benefits from a very well laid out helm station fitted with Raymarine depth sounder, rudder indicator, speed log, VHF duel band radio and a Standard Horizon CP180i chart plotter.
There’s also a lovely seating area with oak dining table and built-in benches. This converts to provide a double berth for your guests.
There’s also a double set of doors leading out to the aft deck and the wheelhouse is illuminated with six stainless steel, down lights.
(Access to the engine room is under the Stb bench seat).
Aft deck: This is a lovely space, large enough for a table and chair set for two leading straight out from the wheelhouse.
You step down from the wheelhouse into the galley.
There is a well-equipped ‘U’ shaped galley looking onto the saloon. It’s very well appointed with the following equipment: Cooke and Lewis kitchen units in duck egg blue with soft close doors and draws and ample storage/work surface. Penguin DP2600 IX fridge freezer, Bosch microwave oven, Caprice MK3 full size, 4 ring hob, grill and oven, Hoover 6Kg washing machine, built-in water filter, stainless steel sink and Corian work top.
This is a very nice airy space thanks to the large window and dogbox skylight. There is a leather three-piece sofa and foot stool and a TV cabinet. It also benefits from an oil stove too for those cold winter evenings. LED down lights and chrome finish switches and sockets.
This leads to the shower/toilet compartment and master cabin.
Shower room/ Toilet Compartment:
The shower room has a custom built oak double bathroom cabinet with mirror and overhead lighting, custom built vanity unit with Corian top and large freestanding 600mm hand basin with an Ixis wall mixer tap. Large walk-in shower (1900mmx600mm) with Ixis mixer tap. Shower air vent as well as a waterproof LED light, Jabsco Deluxe electric flush loo to holding tank and a Victorian style towel rail.
This is a very tranquil cabin. It has a double Ottoman storage bed in Ash, oak bedside cabinet, ample built-in, bi-folding wardrobe providing good hanging space and also shelving through a separate side doors.
This is a safe area from which to work the lines and anchor.
Proof of VAT
Fully double glazed.
Bubble 240v Pressure jet diesel boiler with 6 radiators.
Refleks 2000K oil stove.
Hot water via Calorifier/Immersion. 75 litres with a 1Kw 240v immersion element.
Engine room is under wheelhouse stb side bench seat.
Beta Marine 75hp
PRM 260 gearbox
Vetus 4-blade propeller – Manganese bronze, R/H rotation (21 R 14).
24v Vetus 160 kgf electrical Bow-thruster
Ultraflex UC 378 hydraulic steering
Whisper Power M-SC3.5 KVA generator in sound-proof box in engine room
Mastervolt Mass Combi 24/2500-60 Inverter/charger.
Mastervolt GI 3.5 Galvanic Isolator
Batteries: 1x Whisper Power AGM 85a/h cranking battery, 6x Whisper Power AGM 255 a/h domestic batteries, 2x Whisper Power 145 a/h bow thruster batteries.
Alternators: 1x 65 amp at 12v, 1x 150 amp at 24v.
Steel work Hull Base Plate: 12mm
Steel work Counter Plate: 12mm
Steel work Hull Sides: 8mm
Steel work Cabin Sides: 5mm
Steel work Cabin Roof: 5mm
Anodes 6x 2.5Kg Mag-Guard
Fresh water – 600 litres
Black water – 2 x 600 litre tanks (one for each toilet)
Grey water – 1 x 600 litre tank
Hot water tank via immersion heater.
The tanks have gauges and may be emptied using the ship’s pumps or by external pump-out.
Navigation lights, Raymarine depth sounder, rudder indicator, speed log and 55E duel channel VHF radio, Standard Horizon CP180i chart plotter with C maps, Bow thruster, 3.5 KVA generator, battery charger/inverter, 240v shore support, washing machine, tumble dryer.
Anchors, Anchor chain, Electric Anchor winches, Fenders, Warps.
Fire extinguishers, Fire blanket, BSS till 15/07/2023.
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