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Valkkruiser Dutch Steel Cruiser CONTENT

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2 x Diesel 105hp, DAF DD 575 M III (1979)



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Extra Details

Fuel capacity 1,100.0 ltr Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 600.0 ltr Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 10/05/2010


Engine 2 x Diesel 105hp
Engine make and model DAF DD 575 M III (1979)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 pales
Fuel consumption (approx) 6.0 ltr /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots
Generator output 1KVA

Twin DAF 575 rated at 105 hp keel cooled with wet exhausts. Surprisingly little smoke for DAFs (see our video).


LOA 14.90m
Beam 4.00m
Draft Min 1.20m
Airdraft 3.20m
Displacement 16,000kg
Headroom 1.99m
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish 2 pack finish

July 2017: out of water with paint and anodes been replaced.


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Air conditioning 1 Air conditioning Units rated at 3 BTU/h
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Air conditioning tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick
Washing Machine tick

Huge Aft cabin with a central double bed (1.90 x 1.40 wide tapering to 1.10 at feet)
with a good headroom of 1.89
Shower headroom is 1.90 max
Midshipman cabin with a single bed (1.90 x 80) and headroom 1.89
Saloon headroom is 1.95
Galley headroom is 1.99
Forward cabin with a V berth ( 2 x 80) can transform into a double

galley fridge with ice box, 220V
bar fridge with ice box 12V
1 Air Con 3Kw
Hot water from instant gas heater &/or 40 litre tank whilst on shore power. This hot water tank is ready to be connected to one of the DAF motors to provide hot water from the engine whilst cruising.
Heating: Eberspacher blown air system on diesel 24v 4.8Kw

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Log tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers tick
Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
Bimini tick
Bow Thruster tick

Manual VETUS windlass
2 anchors
(DANFORTH & grapnel)
bow thruster on 24V
Manual Vetus anchor winch

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Dutch steel cruiser for sale in France. Boatshed Midi Canals is happy to offer this VALKKRUISER for sale, model CONTENT which left the yard in 1979 and has had just two owners from new, being in our vendors hands for the past 16 years.
Our current owners have used her to cruise the French waterways and also as a live aboard. The aft cabin is custom specification with walk-round bed, interior lit cupboards and a high quality of finish. Recently (July 2017) been in a local yard to be painted and anti fouled, with new anodes fitted. Now back to its mooring on the Midi Canals and with a possibility to transfer the mooring subject to approval of the port manager. A cruiser ideally suitable for a family to cruise the inland waterways of Europe and beyond or used as a comfortable live aboard motor cruiser.
For more information please contact your local broker, Graham WHARMBY from Boatshed Midi Canals.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Valkkruiser Dutch Steel Cruiser CONTENT has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham WHARMBY of Boatshed Midi Canals. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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