Dutch Barge 22M Luxemotor

New bottom not over-plated
150,000.00 (Approx £137,420.53) ReducedUnder-Offer

  • Boat REF#  ·  206160
  • Length  ·  22.00m
  • Year  ·  1924
  • Construction  ·  Steel
  • Underwater profile  ·  Full-Displacement
  • Sleeping berths  ·  6
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 120hp, BEDFORD 6 Cylinder (unknown year)
  • Lying  ·  midicanals
Boatshed Midi Canals
Boatshed Midi Canals
Graham Wharmby

Extra Details

Lying Midicanals
Fuel capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 1,500.0 ltr (330.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 350.0 ltr (77.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 120hp
Engine make and model BEDFORD 6 Cylinder (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.5 ltr (0.8 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots
Generator output 12KVA

Bedford 120hp 6cylinder main driving a three blade bronze prop. through a Borg Warner box.
All lighting 24v LED
220v power from shore power or 12 Kva Lister Peter generator (new in 2006) or from 3Kw sine wave inverter powered by 8 Trojan 6v 260Ah batteries.


Length 22.00m
Beam 4.12m
Draft Min 1.00m
Airdraft 2.75m
Headroom 1.95m
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 10 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Bitumen finish

TRIWV issued in 2014
New hull 6.5mm steel (not over-plated) 2012
Galvanic isolator + anodes (2012)
Total top sides repaint 2013 from bare metal 2 coats epoxy primer followed by 2 coats epoxy finish.
Sympathetic superstructure complements the Luxemotor lines and cruises even the Canal du Midi wheelhouse up!!
Really autonomous live aboard with stainless steel water tank and +/- 1000 lts/hr water maker, 12Kva electric generator. Modern equipment in a classic ambiance.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Shower 1
Air conditioning 1 Air conditioning Units
Heads 2 heads (Electric)

Fully fitted for comfortable life aboard. Satellite TV, air-conditioning, central heating to radiators (plus a wood burning stove in the lounge) washing machine to +/- 1000lts / hr. water maker. Vast wheelhouse saloon and deck terrace.

5 burner propane Stove


Air conditioning
Cabin heating
Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Washing Machine

Fully fitted for comfortable life aboard. Satellite TV, air-conditioning, central heating to radiators (plus a wood burning stove in the lounge) washing machine to +/- 1000lts / hr. water maker. Vast wheelhouse saloon and deck terrace.

5 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear


Manual windlass
1 anchors
EXCEL 3 ZODIAK dinghy (2012)

Nav Equipment

Depth sounder

"PC Navigo" & ASUS laptop.

Safety Equipment

Life jackets

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

Live aboard barge for sale in France! Boatshed Midi Canals is pleased to offer this 22M Luxemotor Dutch Barge for sale on the Canal du Midi. Massive investment by the present owners who have managed to maintain an air of simple charm in a cosy fit-out whilst incorporating no-nonsense modern equipment for comfortable autonomous living. LED lighting, 6v domestic batteries, black water tank, water maker, air-conditioning & 12 Kva generator. The list is long and reflects considerable cruising experience. This boat cruises the Canal du Midi WHEELHOUSE UP! For more information and appointments to view, please contact Graham WHARMBY your Boatshed Broker at Boatshed Midi Canals.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dutch Barge 22M Luxemotor has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham Wharmby of Boatshed Midi Canals. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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