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    Tadpole Cruiser Stern

    In Great Haywood Marina
    Cruiser Stern
    4 Berths
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    Discover Tadpole, a one-of-a-kind 40ft cruiser stern narrowboat, meticulously crafted by Aintree Boats in 2021. This vessel is not your typical narrowboat; it's an upgraded marvel designed for those who cherish sophistication, space, and functionality. Tadpole is a testament to innovation, offering a unique living experience on the water.

    Step aboard Tadpole and enter a world where every inch is optimized for comfort, convenience, and elegance. The layout smartly encompasses a galley, dining area, bathroom, and bedroom, each designed to enhance your living experience.

    The galley stretches beyond the ordinary, providing an expansive workspace and storage area that will delight any culinary enthusiast. Equipped with a solid wood worktop, the kitchen features a Thetford Triplex cooker with a glass lid, a 12v Shoreline under-counter fridge, and a sink with a mixer tap, ensuring that every meal prepared is a joyous occasion.

    Adjacent to the galley is the L-shaped dinette, a cosy nook that serves as the perfect spot for dining and socializing. The dinette boasts ample storage and a designer table on removable Desmo legs. A wall-mounted Sharp BB21TV with an Omniview aerial and a solid fuel stove add to the ambiance, making it a comfortable space to unwind.

    The bathroom is a standout feature, upgraded to offer a walk-through layout that provides ample space and storage. It houses a large quadrant shower enclosure with a thermostatically controlled shower, a wash hand basin with storage below, and a compost toilet, complemented by additional storage and shelving. This thoughtfully designed bathroom ensures privacy and comfort.

    The bedroom is a haven of tranquillity, featuring a 6’ 3” long fixed double bed with three large drawers beneath for storage. A large double wardrobe and two extra storage units above the bed offer ample space for personal belongings, making it a perfect retreat after a day of adventure.

    Tadpole is more than just a narrowboat; it's a lifestyle choice for those seeking to explore the waterways in unparalleled comfort and style. With its thoughtful upgrades and exceptional craftsmanship, Tadpole invites you to embark on a journey of discovery and leisure. Whether you're a budding chef, a comfort seeker, or an adventure enthusiast, Tadpole offers an extraordinary living experience that's simply unmatched.

    Experience the elegance, functionality, and joy of life aboard Tadpole.

    Key features

    • Berths:​ 2 + 2​
    • Length & Type:​ 40ft Cruiser Stern​
    • Year: 2021​
    • Builder:​ Aintree Boats​
    • Layout:​Galley / Dining / Bathroom / Bedroom​
    • Engine Type:​ Beta 30 / PRM 90​
    • Last Blacking:​ 2021
    • Boat Safety Certificate:​ 3.0/03/2025​ 
    • Last Survey:​ 30/03/2023​
    • Engine Hours & Service:​ 204hrs ​June 2023​
    • External covers:​ Pram Cover​
    • Internal cabin height:​ 6’ 7”​
    • Hull Thickness:​ 10mm​ 
    • Electric supply:​ Engine, Shoreline, Victron 70amp inverter, solar panel​
    • Batteries:​ 1 x 110ah starter battery, 2 x 105ah domestic battery​
    • Hot water Supply:​ Calorifier heated via engine or immersion heater​
    • Cabin Heating: ​ Solid fuel stove, Eberspaecher Airtronic D4 blow air​
    • Insulation:​ Foam​
    • Gas Cylinders:​ 2 x 3.9kg​
    • Galvanic isolator:​ Yes​
    • Inspection hatch:​ No
    • Side hatches:​ Yes​
    • Toilet/ Head Type:​ Compost​
    • Waste Tank Capacity:​ N/A​
    • Fuel Tank Capacity:​ 100lts​
    • Water tank capacity:​ 320lts​


    Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these specifications, no guarantee is given or implied as to their accuracy. These particulars are intended only as a guide, and they do not constitute a term of any contract. Lakeland Leisure Estates Ltd advises prospective purchasers to obtain an independent survey from a qualified Marine Surveyor to satisfy themselves as to the condition of the craft. ​