barge 70 X 13'06" Finesse - Jonathan Wilson (2018) for sale in Reading United Kingdom, United Kingdom

£450,000 GBP
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The Northern Spirit, an award-winning 70ft widebeam barge is on offer, fittingly named for her imposing presence and soulful charm. Crafted between 2018 and 2020 by Finesse Boats and Jonathan Wilson, she's more than a typical barge. Her shell, a captivating brigantine design, secured the Favourite Widebeam award at the 2019 Crick Boat Show. This virtually new vessel comes with all the benefits of a painstakingly maintained boat, boasting a glowing full structural survey, newly blacked hull, freshly serviced engine and brand new batteries. The boat's interior offers four comfortable berths within two cabins, a master and a secondary, both equipped with wardrobes and side tables. Beyond the living quarters, you'll find a full suite of modern amenities, including an L-shaped sofa, curved screen Samsung TV, and Karndean flooring in the saloon. Adjoined is the fully equipped galley, beaming with silver grey Corian worktops and Smeg appliances throughout, including a fridge, oven, hob and slimline dishwasher. Other key features include Hydraulic Lowering Wheelhouse Roof, Synthetic teak decking, a John Deere 4045 Four-cylinder marine diesel engine with hydraulic drive, and a generous 700Litres water tank. A rare find, the Northern Spirit effortlessly combines luxury with practicality, for a sophisticated life on the water.

General information
barge 70 X 13'06" Finesse - Jonathan Wilson
Used power boat for sale
Tax / VAT status
Not paid / Excluded
Length overall
21.36 metres
4.12 metres
1.00 metres
Reading United Kingdom, United Kingdom

About this barge 70 X 13'06" Finesse - Jonathan Wilson


Northern Spirit is a 70 widebeam type barge built between 2018 and 2020 by Finesse Boats with a shell constructed to the brigantine design by Jonathan Wilson / Tim Tyler Boatbuilders. RCD catergory is D but built to Cat C and can be easily upgraded with paperwork. All tanks are built with baffles in preparation.

The vessel won the Favourite Widebeam award at the 2019 Crick Boat Show. She was delivered in Autumn 2020. Since then she has had very light use with less than 40 hours on the engine and spent the majority of the time moored in a marina

Now available with a new full structural survey, Engine serviced, Newly blacked hull, New batteries and totally presented as she was at new.

General Information

Stern Type

  • Barge

Builder - Jonathan Wilson

Fit-out - Finesse Boats

Plating Specification - 10mm baseplate, 6mm hull sides.


  • Spray Foam

Number of Berths 4 in 2 cabins, 1 double & 2 singles

Number of Cabins - 2


  • Hydraulic Lowering Wheelhouse Roof
  • Synthetic teak decking
  • Cushions to aft seat and forward deck
  • Lowering deck mast
  • Cameras to bow and stern
  • Fenders & warps
  • Tunnel Lamp
  • Horn
  • Anchor
  • Anchor Windlass

Recent Works

Boat Safety Certificate Expiry Date 26th November 2027

Last Blacking February 2024

Last Engine Service February 2024

Last Survey November 2023

Engine Specification

Make & Model - John Deere 4045 four cylinder marinised diesel engine with hydraulic drive

HP 130

Number of Cylinders - Four

Cooling Type - Skin Tank Cooling, Dry Exhaust

Gear Box Make - ARS Hydraulic Drive

Diesel Tank Capacity (L) - 500l

Bow Thruster Yes ARS Hydraulic

Stern Thruster No

Hot Water & Heating Systems

Source of Hot Water

  • Engine Calorifier
  • Immersion Heater
  • Pressure Jet Boiler

Central Heating Pressure Jet Boiler

Multi Fuel Stove Pellet Stove

Water Tank Capacity (L) 700l plus Calorifier

Waste tank Capacity (L) 350 l

Electrical Systems & Components

24v 2 x 110AH for engine, 6 x 110 ah for domestics,

12v - 1 x 110ah for Generator, 1 x 110ah for Hydraulic Roof Pump

240v Landline - Yes

Inverter 3500w

Generator Whisper 8KVA


Master Cabin

  • Double Berth
  • Wardrobes
  • Side tables


  • Corian Glacier white surfaces
  • Shower cubicle
  • Oval Ceramic overmount basin
  • Pump Out
  • Silent Electric Fresh water Flush

Second cabin

  • Two single berths
  • Wardrobes
  • Side desk area


  • L Shape sofa
  • Curved Screen Samsung TV
  • Fish Tank
  • Karndean Flooring
  • Pellet Stove


  • Fridge - Smeg
  • Freezer - LEC
  • Oven -Smeg
  • Microwave -Smeg
  • Hob Smeg induction
  • Washer / Dryer - Candy Compact
  • Dishwasher Smeg Slimline
  • Corian Worktops Silver Grey

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Broker/Dealer Information


Thames & Kennet Thames Sales
Thames and Kennet Marina Henley Road
United Kingdom
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