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Lambon 57' Semi Trad Narrowboat

Boat Name Chrysalis   Year 2006   Location Pyrford, United Kingdom    Price £49,950 inc Vat
Number of engines 1  Make/model Barrus Shire (Yanmar) TNV88D  Fuel Diesel  Engine hours 2340
Dimensions – LOA: 17.34m  Beam: 2.08m  Draft: 0.6m

'Chrysalis' - A fantastic semi-trad stern 57' Narrowboat built by Lambon Boats in 2006.

Ideal as a comfortable and spacious two berth boat with full width double bed plus guest accommodation for two more. She offers a well-equipped galley, large feature double glazed windows bringing light and views to the spacious saloon with adaptable dining area, a walk-through bathroom and ample clever storage compartments. A perfect vessel for either liveaboard or leisure cruising.

At 57ft she will comfortably take you cruising throughout the waterways network.

This Narrowboat has been well maintained inside and out, with concise maintenance records.

Please note viewings are by appointment only. To arrange a viewing please call Walton Marina Boat Sales on 01932 221689.

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LOA: 17.34
Beam: 2.08
Maximum Draft: 0.6


Total Power: 40
Total Engines: 1
Year Built: 2006
Engine Power: 40


Fresh Water Tanks: 1(680)
Fuel Tanks: 1(220)
Holding Tanks: 1(650)


Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 1
Number of heads: 1
Number of bathrooms: 1


Shore power inlet
Marine head
Solar panel
Cockpit cushions
Hot water
Washing machine
Deep freezer
Cockpit cover


‘Chrysalis’ is an attractive, comprehensively equipped and well-maintained boat that can used as a live-aboard or leisure cruiser that can cruise all forms of UK inland waterways. She has a modern, clean beechwood fit-out to a flexible and open plan layout.


The exterior finish is grey with red coach lines, recently highlighted (2017) sign written name panels and butterfly motifs. Paint work has been regularly maintained or renewed.

Spacious aft deck area with cushioned seats over lockers and helm stools. Benches either side of bow well deck. A side door gives low level access to well deck from towpath. Cratch cover, pram hood and tonneau cover means exterior comfort and protection in all weathers. A large 8' × 4' top box supports the solar and provides substantial storage.


Large feature windows in the lounge create an unusually bright and airy atmosphere whilst enabling the enjoyment from inside of attractive moorings.  All windows are double glazed with slim venetian blinds in bespoke matching beech frames to maintain comfort and privacy.

Bright, airy open plan lounge diner with folding dining table, 2 swivel stools, 2 folding stools, side hatch, quality sofa bed, solid fuel stove with back-boiler, tv/wifi cabinet, full height wardrobe.


From the stern deck, a carpeted companion way steps down into a comfy cross double bedroom with two large under-bed drawers and locker, wardrobe, two radiators.  The bed can serve as a single or be pulled out into a super-king double.


Spacious walk through bathroom with excellent quadrant shower, wash basin, vanity unit, mirror cabinet, pump out macerator wc, 12v shaver point and heated towel rail.


Large comprehensively equipped galley kitchen. Gas hob over combined oven and grill. Fridge freezer, washing machine, calorifier, larder, drawer, shelf and floor cupboard units. Wiring and space for freezer, microwave and tumble dryer.


Barrus Shire 40hp diesel engine, regularly used and maintained including fuel polishing and treatment.

PRM150 D2 gearbox.

Last serviced Aug 18


2015 - Grit Blasted to rubbing strake height and the base plate scraped and pressure washed. Both were then coated in two coats of two pack epoxy pitch.

Sides to rubbing strake again blacked with 2 pack epoxy pitch in Nov. 2017

Electrics professionally overhauled 2017

400w solar panels supply 4 x 110w service batteries - new in 2017

Advanced Stirling regulator optimises engine charging

LED interior and navigation lights

Wiring upgraded and new RCD for 240v

Alde gas boiler for central heating

Large hot water calorifier tank, heated from engine or immersion when on shore power

New Boat Safety Certificate issued this year, valid for 4 years to August 2022        

Steel plate construction - base plate 10mm, hull sides 6mm, cabin sides 4mm

Cabin Insulation - polyurethane spray foam

Batteries – Leisure 4 x 110A/hr, (new 2017) - Starter 62 A/hr

Alternators – Leisure 110amp (renewed 2017) - Starter 50amp

Stirling Advanced Regulator (2017) (substantially improves domestic battery charging performance)

Galvanic Isolator - Aquafax

Victron Multiplus Inverter/charger 12v 1600va 70amp

Shore power socket on stern deck. 240v control box with 2 breakers and RCD, renewed 2017.

4 x 100w Solar Panels with MPPT solar charge controller

NASA Battery Monitor

Meter MT-5 solar charge monitor

11 x 13amp double sockets, 2 x 3amp 12v sockets, 1 x 12v cigar socket

Alde LPG boiler for 3 x central heating radiators, towel rail with wall thermostat in lounge.

Boatman solid fuel stove with back boiler for 2 x radiators.

Main Jabsco fresh water pump and solid fuel boiler pump and thermostat renewed 2018 and 2017 respectively.

4 x 13 kg propane cylinders in bow gas locker

Shower thermostatic valve renewed 2018

Tunnel light, horn, LED Navigation lights (2017)

Mooring - 4 warps, 4 centre lines, 4 pins, 2 hooks, 2 chains, comprehensive set of fore, aft and side fenders incl. hooks

Boat hook, barge pole and gang plank on brass roof brackets

TV aerial, satellite dish

Rotary washing line


Vessel type - Narrowboat

Builder – Lambon Boats

Model - Semi-trad

Year constructed - 2006

Berths - 4

Number of engines - 1

Engine model - Barrus Shire (Yanmar) TNV88D

Engine power – 40hp

Fuel type - Diesel

Drive type - Shaft drive

Length overall - 57' 4" (17.47 m)

Beam - 6' 10" (2.08 m)

Maximum draft - 2' 2" (0.6 m)

Bridge clearance - 6' 6" (1.98 m)

Hull material - Steel

Hull type - Displacement

Displacement - 14 metric tons

Fuel capacity - 220 Litres (48 Gal)

Water capacity - 680 Litres (150 Gal)

Holding tank capacity: - 650 Litres (143 Gal)


For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact Rachel, Adam or Sue on 01932 221689 or alternatively email


Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed.  The particulars are intended  only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract.  A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected,river trialled and tested.