The name: THORIN – Leader of the dwarves in Tolkien’s ‘The Hobbit’, and heir to their legendary ‘King under the Mountains’.
Start: Monday afternoon 2.00pm. Vacate: by 9.00am Monday morning
2 /3 berths steel Narrowboat. Length 40ft. Beam 6′ 10″. Tiller steering. Mitsubishi diesel engine.
Hot and cold water. Shower. Electric lights and fridge. Calor Gas cooking. Pump-out toilet. Shaver point. Colour TV/DVD/Radio. Hairdryer. Coal stove. Diesel fired central heating.230v electric supply.
A very comfortable boat for 2 people with space for an extra person on a dinette berth. Entry from the front of the boat is through fully glazed double doors, for excellent forward vision, which leads into the main open plan cabin. This contains the galley, with good worktop and storage space, full sized cooker and fridge. Opposite is the dinette table and single berth. There is also a small coal stove – so cosy for off season cruising.
The next part of the cabin contains a fixed double bed with fully sprung mattress and drawers under and shelves above. This is followed by a toilet and shower room with a flushing Pump-out toilet and walk-in shower bath. There is also a wardrobe next to the toilet room.
Hot water is supplied from a cylinder, heated by the engine, and a very efficient diesel fired central heating boiler. Steps through a door lead to the rear deck, that has good guard rails with seats for safety. There is also a small table that fits a socket on both front and rear decks for alfresco dining. Two folding chairs are also supplied.