Monday, 17 April 2017


Due to advancing years and health issues we are reluctantly having to put our pride and joy, Autumn Myst, up for sale. We will greatly miss the camaraderie of the canals..
Autumn Myst For Sale See Apollo Duck at
Boat Specification:
Autumn Myst is a 58 foot 6 inch modern Trad. built on a G & J Reeves shell and fitted out by the well renowned Sandhills Narrowboats. It is in excellent condition and is suitably equipped for long term cruising or living aboard. It is a conventional layout and fitted out in American Oak in a combination of shadow gap tongue and groove planking, and panelling with all doors and drawers having matching inlays. The floor is in Rustic Oak throughout the boat.
Double Glazing to all Windows, Portholes and 2 Houdini's provides a light and bright living space.
It has four berths comprising a fixed double berth in the stern bedroom and a raised Pullman Dinette converting to a double bed.
The Galley is fully equipped with a CDA domestic Hob and Belling Oven/Grill with extractor fan overhead. A 12 volt fridge with freezer compartment completes the appliances. The Bathroom has a ceramic basin, fully tiled quadrant glass shower and pumpout toilet. There is also a heated towel rail and airing cupboard above the vertical hot water calorifier and opposite is a Bosch Washing Machine.
The pump out toilet empties into a large holding tank sited under the bed with level gauge and warning light.
GSM Boat Security Alarm system
Beta Marine 43 hp with Twin Alternators, 3.5Kw Travel Power Unit and Hydraulic pump. Hospital Silencer.
1600 hours
PRM 150 hydraulic
Bow Thruster:
6HP Beta Hydraulic Bow Thruster.
Multifuel Morso Squirrel 1430 stove in saloon.
Full central heating from a Hurricane SCH25 Hydronic Heating system heating a combination of radiators, fin rads, and towel rail. The heating system is also connected to the engine cooling water circuit to provide free heating whilst cruising. Controlled from a multi stage programmer.
Hot Water:
Is provided from a vertical calorifier in the bathroom and heated via the engine, Hurricane heater, or immersion heater.
1 Starter battery and 4 Leisure batteries.
Mastervolt Masscombi 12/2500 Inverter
Masterbolt Masterlink BTM Battery Monitor System
2 Landline connectors, 1 to stern and 1 to bow.
LED Lighting throughout with two way switches at each end of the main units.
Heavy loads such as the washing machine and immersion heater are wired such as they can only be operated when the Travel Power unit or Landline are connected.
Water System:
Fresh water is supplied from a 800 litre stainless Steel tank under the bow well deck, with level gauge, via a pump and accumulator located in the galley.
A Brita 3 way mixer tap in the galley provides hot, cold and filtered water.

Entertainment Equipment:
Samsung 22in TV swivel arm mounted in Saloon.
Panasonic Compact Stereo system with DAB Radio, CD Player and Ipod Doc mounted under TV
Sage Video Recorder mounted in forward cabinet.
Pioneer Stereo Radio/ CD player in bedroom.
TV Aerial is telescopic and mounted on front of cratch board within headlight and horn column.
Bow Locker:
Housing 2 13Kg Gas cylinders.

Bow Well Deck:
Removable glazed Cratch Board with Kinver Canopies Cover with side windows.
Fresh water tank underneath.
Side Bow Seat Lockers with storage under.
Front Seat Locker with access to Bow Thruster and built in storage for Anchor and chain.
Morso Squirrel stove to port side.
Large curved cupboard to starboard side
Tin/book Cupboards and shelves surround entertainment systems.
Covered Radiator and finrads provide heating.
2 leather Captains Chairs and stool with inlaid coffee table/seat stored in side pocket provide the seating.
Raised dinette with views out of side windows.
Storage drawers and cupboards below seats.
Below raised floor is storage for further folding chairs.
Finrad Heating
Black Granite worktops with sunken stainless steel sink and grooved drainer.
Plenty of drawers and cupboards for storage with wine rack.
12 volt Shoreline Fridge with Freezer compartment
CDA 3 Burner Hob
Belling Oven and Grill under.
Overhead extractor fan with lighting.
Brita 3 way tap supplying filtered water.
Finrad heating.
Walk Through bathroom with glass quadrant shower and mixer tap.
Top mounted ceramic oval basin with chrome tower tap on a curved storage cupboard.
AquaT electric Silent ceramic pump out toilet
Heated Chrome Towel Rail
Airing cupboard over vertical Hot Water Tank (calorifier)
Bosch Classixx Washing Machine with storage cupboards over.
Inline bed with 3 drawers under
Large double door wardrobe with storage shelves.
Dressing Table with drawer and cupboard under and Mirror over.
Overhead locker storage with two reading lights under and radio/cd player.
Covered Radiator
Bi-fold door to engine room.
Engine room:
Extra wide Hatch together with stern taff seat provides excellent social area whilst cruising.
Plenty of hanging space for wet gear etc.
Control Panel with all electrical switches, RCD's, battery monitor system, heating controls and water gauges.
Travel Power unit and Inverter behind inlaid cupboard doors.
Side Locker for mooring equipment etc.
Tool storage in removable exit step plus more storage below side steps.
Easily removed engine covers giving easy access to engine for maintenance.
Easy access hatch to batteries.
Engine bay is sound insulated.


  1. So sad to read Autumn Myst is for sale but someone is going to have the opportunity of having a very lovely boat. Best wishes to you both. Love Debbie and James xx xx

  2. Hi Both
    Thank you for your good wishes.
    Hope that you are both well and Dudley is enjoying life on the boat.
    Will look out for you in the future if you travel in our area.
    Rob and June

  3. So sorry to read this. I know this must have been a hard decision to make.

  4. Hi Adam
    It was in deed a hard decision but one we had to take. We will miss meeting up with you and Adrian on the canal but hope that we will see you when you pass through our neck of the woods.
    Best wishes Bob and June