M P Steelcraft - fit out various - 53 ft

£ 55,000
Type: Motor Boat
Category: Canal boat


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“Great Escape” Narrow Boat - Owner’s description    
“Great Escape” is an exceptional, luxurious narrow boat designed for two discerning individuals with option for an occasional guest in the front salon. With a 16.1M length + 2.1M Beam she has the capacity to cruse the complete canal and river systems of the UK, over 2700 miles of inland waterways to be explored.
“Great Escape” has been designed as a traveling “sumptuous home” on the waterways fitted with a bathtub, mini washing machine, diesel fired central heating, wood burning stove, as well as a gourmet kitchen with three types of ovens, she is a floating retreat from the 21st century mayhem of the modern world.
She is able to cruise “of grid” for up to 21 days at a time (dependent on consumption of essentials, water / diesel / black water capacity, etc etc ). Designed for a minimum cruise of 3 to 4 hours per day to keep batteries and hot water topped up on a daily basis. Alternatively, a 13amp 240V shore feed can be applied in Marina.
Front locker:  3 x Propane gas cylinders two units of 6KG and one unit of 3.9KG, expandable fresh water hose, 1 x steel anchor, space for additional solid fuel and log storage.
Right hand locker: mooring pegs, hammer, engine grease, paints, maintenance items.
Left hand locker: Space for logs, kindling and coal.
Front salon: Four large panoramic windows with curtains, Wood burning stove, feature shelve for “Budda”, sofa with two cubic meters of storage under sofa, occasional table for dining.  One radiator to heat the salon during the winter months. Carpeted in burgundy red to match stove surround tiling.  
Study Area: Desk, under desk radiator for winter months, folding comfy office chair (folds away under the desk) seven 240V power outlets, four USB power outlets for charging phones etc…. Space saving mono pole computer monitor stand. Three storage boxes, shelves for A4 files and wifi router. Mini bar with cut glasses and half bottles of various spirits and mixers. Six small drawers for storage.Under desk radiator for warm winter working!
Kitchen: Two small round stainless-steel sinks, Gas fired oven and two burner hob, Microwave oven, 240V Steam oven (shore power only). Waeco CoolMatic CR-110 12V fridge with freezing compartment. Good cupboard storage. Good work surface space for food prep. Radiator under worktop for winter months.
Bathroom & Laundry:  Suction toilet (with black water waste tank), wash basin with hot/cold mixer taps, small bathroom cabinet above wash basin with face mirror, larger storage cabinet under wash basin. Bathtub with hot/cold mixer tap and shower head. Mini washing machine & dryer 2.5KG per load, minimum water usage. Towel & wine rack, full brand-new set of towels & washcloths. Small radiator for winter months. Carpeted in beige. 
Bedroom Salon:  Small double bed 120cm x 190cm with new bed set in blue, bamboo bed top mattress. One large radiator, bookshelf, and over bed shelf unit. Four large under bed pull out draws, two full length hanging wardrobes, one-fold out full-length mirror. Carpeted in beige.
Engine Room: Yanmar-Shire 1200 three-cylinder engine, PRM gearbox, five brand new leisure battery’s (Changed in March 2023). Stirling 12-240V inverter & battery management systems. Inverter / shore power switchover Icom VHF Marine Radio Transceiver (required on some navigations). Eberspacher Hydronic 10 Narrowboat Central heating and hot water heating system, diesel fired off the main diesel tank. Two additional spare fenders. Small drawer storage unit. Two Leather holsters for lock winders, 1 x Umbrella holder for tiller. 


Galley Equipment
  • Gas Cooker
  • Sink
  • Washing Machine
Wc Bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Washbasin


  • Category: Canal boat
  • Type: Motor Boat
  • Sales status: available
  • Manufacturer: M P Steelcraft - fit out various
  • Model: 53 ft
  • Year built: 2003
  • Length: 16.1 m
  • Beam: 2.1 m
  • Draft: 0.58 m
  • Condition: Used
  • Sale Type: Used
  • Sale: On behalf of customer
  • Propulsion: Shaft-drive
  • Steering: Tiller steering
  • Engine manufacturer: Yanmar diesel Shire 1200
  • No. of engines: 1
  • HP: 30
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Material hull: Steel
  • Material deck: Steel
  • Fresh water capacity: 492
  • No. of cabins: 2
  • No. of berths: 2
  • WC & bathrooms: 1

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