• Boat viewings by appointment only.
  • Junction Lock, Cumberland Basin, Bristol, BS1 6XL
  • +44 0117 9304891
£219 000


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Channel Yacht Sales are preparing to offer this considerable Cruising Barge for Sale. Opportunities to arrange viewings strictly by appointment for those suitably positioned to purchase. “Freebird” has been lovingly converted to a comfortable standard offering a large covered aft deck area, deck level galley within her wheelhouse, large saloon, guest cabin, shower room, Master bedroom with en-suite with bath. At the Harbour masters discretion she may also occupy a Quayside location.

Principal Dimensions: all measurements are approximate.

L.o.a: 82’ft (24.99m)

Beam: 14’10″ft (4.88m)

Draft: 3’0ft (0.9m)

Built: Netherlands  Circa 1920


Single Daf 120hp naturally aspirated Diesel engine .


240v AC throughout all cabins.

24v DC for interior lighting & off grid equipment.

24v DC Victron 3000 Charger / Inverter

1 x Onan Diesel Generator. Model 11MDKKAB -131 (1755hrs logged at 23/08/22) approx 9.5KW


Raymarine SL70c Radar / Colour Chart plotter.

Icom IC-M59 EURO V.H.F unit.

Raymarine Ray 430 loudhailer.

Port Navigation light, Starboard Navigation light, Stern light & Spot light to Foredeck.


Manual anchor winch.  Large working area to foredeck.

Wooden Mast with Burgee.

Double bollards to Port & Starb coaming.

Plastic storage bin

4 steel steps & handrail to coachroof superstructure.

All deck areas are coated with non-slip

Access to superstructure & wheelhouse top via further steel steps.

Wheelhouse Superstructure

Large rooftop area suitable for alfresco dining. Full steel safety rail with teak capping & access through portside of rails for quayside access / boarding. Note: Teak decking to this area is in need of attention.

Aft Deck

Weather proof covered deck area of approximately 14 sq meters with teak decking, lighting, 240AC outlets & seating to the stern, access to engine room & significant further storage facility below deck. Canvas covers with p.v.c windows & privacy panels. Zipped door panels from Port & Starboard decks.


Superb raised Galley position within the wheelhouse producing oodles of natural light. Lots of built in Oak furniture & storage units. Numerous 240vAc double outlets & recessed downlighters overhead mounted within cream suede panels set on teak T&G.

11/2 bowl sink with Mixer tap

Built in Worcester / Bosch Heatslave 15/19 Hot water Boiler

Built in Bosch Precision Washing machine WFG2020

1 x Panelled Radiator.

Solid Oak flooring

Helm Position

Single morse control

Engine monitoring : Oil pressure gauge, Voltmeter, Hour meter showing 19272hours at 23/08/22, Temperature gauge, rev counter.

1 x 6 gang switch panel

1 x Sternthruster

1 x Bowthruster

2 x Manual & Automatic bilge pumps.


Spacious & light with built in solid Oak furniture to the wings both Port & Starboard making good use of space for storage. Suede wall panels with T&G to the deck head matching that used throughout. Aft Oak cabinet conceals the electrical distribution panel.

1 x Panelled radiator.

1 x built in Twin seat to starboard & cushion.

Carpets throughout.

4 x  Opaque dome 24V lighting.

Starboard side companionway to Guest bedroom, Shower room, Master bedroom.

Guest bedroom

Spacious bedroom allowing for Queen size double, cabin style bed or Twin beds.

Free standing Drawer unit. Mix of Suede panels & T&G.

1 x panelled radiator behind cabin door.

Shower room/WC

Sanimarin 24vDC electric w/c to holding tank.

Ceramic wash hand basin with H&C & storage beneath.

Shower tray approx 900mm x 900mm  with Dual mixer valve, shower curtain.

24vDC lighting

Master bedroom / en-suite

Again a spacious cabin with mix of built in drawers & full height wardrobe, cabinets for storage. T&G to cabin deck heads & cabin allows for a good sized double Divan which would obviously increase further storage! Panelled radiator. Bathroom offers a Sanimarin electric w.c with holding tank, Ceramic wash hand basin with unit beneath & all complimented by a full sized bath with Mixer tap & shower head.

Access to fo’c’sle with racked storage.


An assortment of equipment such as warps, fenders, paint etc will remain on board to complete the inventory will remain on board. Note: Currently, the Walker Bay 8 does NOT form part of the sale.

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